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English 11A British Literature Terms 1
Legend
Translation
Scop
Oral Literature
This is a story passed down orally from generation to generat…
This is the act or process of translating from one language t…
These are poet-singers who traveled from place to place
This is a literature that is passed from one generation to an…
Legend
This is a story passed down orally from generation to generat…
Translation
This is the act or process of translating from one language t…
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AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
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English IV - British Literature, Set 1
admonish
fervent
rancor
compassionate
to advise, a warning to use caution
having or showing great warmth of feeling
to give ill will to someone
showing sympathy or pity
admonish
to advise, a warning to use caution
fervent
having or showing great warmth of feeling
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British Literature (1)
Old English Literary time period
Medieval
Renaissance
Neoclassical
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
1500-1660 (Shakespeare-1600)
1660-1798
Old English Literary time period
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
Medieval
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
27 terms
British Literature Unit 1
portmanteau
malapropism
figurative language
metaphor
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
portmanteau
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
malapropism
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
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LA-British Literature: Old English Period
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Alliteration
Caesura(s) (si-ZHOOR-uh)
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
This technique used in Old English poetry refers to the repet…
This technique used in Old English poetry is a pause dividing…
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
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English 201: Survey of British Literature Exam 1
Kinship relations are crucial in the w…
At a feast in the mead-hall, Unferth s…
In Beowulf, the poet names this person…
In Beowulf, the poet uses Spear-Danes,…
Heorot
vanity
Cain
kenning and variation
Kinship relations are crucial in the w…
Heorot
At a feast in the mead-hall, Unferth s…
vanity
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British Literature Unit 1- The Old English Period
Dates
Date of the Norman invasion
Latin
Scandinavian languages
450-1100
1066
associated with the church and international affairs
associated with the common people
Dates
450-1100
Date of the Norman invasion
1066
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AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
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English 12 (British Literature) Vocabulary: List 1
abject
amity
apropos
balderdash
extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading OR completely withou…
a friendly relationship
with reference to, concerning OR used to state a speaker's be…
senseless talk, nonsense
abject
extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading OR completely withou…
amity
a friendly relationship
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English British Literature
astute
constrain
dissension
laudable
having a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; wily
to force; to compel
disagreement; violent quarreling
worthy of praise
astute
having a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; wily
constrain
to force; to compel
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LA-British Literature: Middle English Drama
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Mystery Play(s), Miracle Play(s), (and…
Miracle Play(s)
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
The "Quem Quaeritis Trope" inspired the creation of these thr…
Term for medieval dramas based on the lives, miracles, and ma…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
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British Literature Week 1
Barney
Codswallop
Yob
Elevenses
a noisy quarrel, a scuffle, a slight fight.
utter nonsense, baloney
thugs, hooligans, punks
a break for coffee
Barney
a noisy quarrel, a scuffle, a slight fight.
Codswallop
utter nonsense, baloney
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British Literature: English Renaissance
Catholic changed to ______
Study of ancient works
Dominant philosophy
Type of English that comes about due t…
Anglican/ Protestant
Humanism
Humanism
Modern English
Catholic changed to ______
Anglican/ Protestant
Study of ancient works
Humanism
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British Literature - English Renaissance
The Golden Age of British literature
The YEARS of the English Renaissance
The significance of the year 1485
The authors (studied in class) of the…
the English Renaissance
1485-1625
It was the beginning of the Tudor monarchy
John Foxe... Edmund Spenser... Christopher Marlowe... William Shake…
The Golden Age of British literature
the English Renaissance
The YEARS of the English Renaissance
1485-1625
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AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
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The English Renaissance- British Literature
Characteristics of the Renaissance
Elizabethan poetry
Christopher Marlowe
The Tragical History of the Life and D…
-1485-1625... -Rebirth of art and scholarship of ancient Greeks…
-Favor lyric poetry over narratives... -Lyrics: short, tightly s…
-Poet and playwright... -Rumored to be atheist or have highly un…
-The Faust Legend: German magician labelled as having satanic…
Characteristics of the Renaissance
-1485-1625... -Rebirth of art and scholarship of ancient Greeks…
Elizabethan poetry
-Favor lyric poetry over narratives... -Lyrics: short, tightly s…
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Old English and British Literature
Old English
Middle (Medieval) English
Modern English
Iberians
650 - 1066 A.D.
Approximately 1066 - 1500
Approximately 1500 - present
indigenous tribe
Old English
650 - 1066 A.D.
Middle (Medieval) English
Approximately 1066 - 1500
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British Literature Vocabulary Set 1
compassionate
grievous
theme
admonish
feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.... Examples…
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing... Example: He…
the message, moral, or lesson of a book, poem, song, film, or…
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
compassionate
feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.... Examples…
grievous
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing... Example: He…
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English(British) Literature Quiz
A synonym for Old English
Beowulf was written during this period
A synonym for Middle English
A cultural movement in Italy
Anglo-Saxon
Old English/Anglo-Saxon
Medieval Period
The Renaissance
A synonym for Old English
Anglo-Saxon
Beowulf was written during this period
Old English/Anglo-Saxon
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British Literature List 1
saunter
chivalry
scop
engender
verb- to stroll
noun -qualities of an ideal knight
noun- Old English bard or poet
verb- produce, originate
saunter
verb- to stroll
chivalry
noun -qualities of an ideal knight
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English IV : British Literature
Elegy
Epic
Medieval Romance
Sonnet
A solemn and formal lyric poem about death; mourning
long poem; tells the adventures of one or more hero
...
...
Elegy
A solemn and formal lyric poem about death; mourning
Epic
long poem; tells the adventures of one or more hero
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English 327 British Literature
Thomas Carlyle Era
Thomas Carlyle Text
Thomas Carlyle Ideology
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Text
Victorian ... Against Romantic
"Close Thy Byron"
Key to happiness is to abandon Romantic Introspection and con…
"The Cry of the Children"
Thomas Carlyle Era
Victorian ... Against Romantic
Thomas Carlyle Text
"Close Thy Byron"
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LA & AH-British Literature: English Folklore
Robin Hood
Robin Hood
Merry Men
Robin Hood
He is the most famous character to emerge from the English an…
He was a rebel who led his band of Merry Men as they robbed r…
It included Much the Miller's Son, Will Scarlet, Alan a dale,…
Whereas King Arthur was a nobleman's hero, this English folkl…
Robin Hood
He is the most famous character to emerge from the English an…
Robin Hood
He was a rebel who led his band of Merry Men as they robbed r…
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English British literature
The lamb
The chimney sweeper
The little boy lost
The little boy found
William Blake
William Blake
William Blake
William Blake
The lamb
William Blake
The chimney sweeper
William Blake
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english timeline of british literature
romans leave
Germanic tribes in
mix with indigenous people
pagan and Christian stew
anglo saxon period
Anglo Saxon period
anglo Saxon period
Anglo Saxon period
romans leave
anglo saxon period
Germanic tribes in
Anglo Saxon period
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English 12. British Literature
assonance
consonance
alliteration
oxymoron
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appe…
assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
consonance
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
20 terms
English 204 British Literature
Metaphor
Implicit Metaphor
Explicit Metaphor
Extended Metaphor
A word or expression that in literal usage denotes one kind o…
A metaphor is implicit when the tenor is not directly specifi…
A metaphor is explicit when the tenor is directly specified.
a symbol that appears through several paragraphs.
Metaphor
A word or expression that in literal usage denotes one kind o…
Implicit Metaphor
A metaphor is implicit when the tenor is not directly specifi…
16 terms
British literature 1
Anglo-Saxon Period
597
Mead Halls
Scopes
450-1066
Missionaries Christianized the Anglo-Saxons
Beer Halls
Story tellers and Comedians for entertainment
Anglo-Saxon Period
450-1066
597
Missionaries Christianized the Anglo-Saxons
British Literature--English 2
Reformation
Queen Elizabeth
Spanish Armada
Shakespeare
An event in which England and other European nations broke of…
Lived from 1533 to 1603. After the death of her half brother…
A navy of 130 ships that set sail from Spain in 1588. Its pur…
A British poet born in 1564. He is widely regarded as the gre…
Reformation
An event in which England and other European nations broke of…
Queen Elizabeth
Lived from 1533 to 1603. After the death of her half brother…
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English : British Literature
in the beginning, in what way is liter…
there are two types of Angle-Saxon poe…
there are four elements that were comm…
name the book that Bede wrote and its…
oral
heroic: recounts achievements of warriors... elegial: lamenting…
alliteration: repetition of initial consonants in accented sy…
History of the English Church and People... it gives an account…
in the beginning, in what way is liter…
oral
there are two types of Angle-Saxon poe…
heroic: recounts achievements of warriors... elegial: lamenting…
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British Literature Exam 1
What are the approximate dates for the…
The Renaissance (1485-1660) is also ca…
What was the first major world empire…
The year 597 AD/CE is important not on…
800-1485 AD/CE 800-1485 AD/CE
The Early Modern Period The Early Modern Period
Rome
It brought people who could read and write
What are the approximate dates for the…
800-1485 AD/CE 800-1485 AD/CE
The Renaissance (1485-1660) is also ca…
The Early Modern Period The Early Modern Period
British Literature Test 1
The most accurate assessment of the Mi…
What became of the language of the rul…
The action that contributed most to th…
Alfred's concern for an educated leade…
A time of dynamic change
French
the introduction of the Latin alphabet
the transmission of most Old English literature into the dial…
The most accurate assessment of the Mi…
A time of dynamic change
What became of the language of the rul…
French
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British Literature: Unit 1
monk
Anglo Saxons
Christianity
- valueless... - powerless
Bede was a Benedictine _________.
Bede's "Ecclesiastical History of the English People" is our…
The purpose of the "History" was to chart the spread of _____…
In "The Conversion of Edwin", Coifi, the high priest, describ…
monk
Bede was a Benedictine _________.
Anglo Saxons
Bede's "Ecclesiastical History of the English People" is our…
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English British Literature
Why was John Wycliffe controversial
What were some of John Wycliffe issues…
What were his followers like
What name did John Wycliffe's follower…
...
The church having political authority and legal immunity,... Pri…
They taught the scripture, as they interpreted it, and spread…
"The Mourning Star" of the Protestant Reformation
Why was John Wycliffe controversial
...
What were some of John Wycliffe issues…
The church having political authority and legal immunity,... Pri…
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English: British Literature
In Astrophil and Stella, what image do…
Which poet was executed for treason un…
Medical condition we assume Henry suff…
First major prose work composed in eng…
Childbirth
Henry Howard
Diabetes
Malory's Morte D'Artur
In Astrophil and Stella, what image do…
Childbirth
Which poet was executed for treason un…
Henry Howard
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English 225 British LITerature
Metaphysical Poetry
Metaphysical Conceit
Country-house poem
Libertine
Poetry that rejects worldly value systems.
Sets up an analogy between one entity's spiritual qualities a…
Poetry that idealizes an aristocratic country estate, both th…
A person who behaves without moral principles or a sense of r…
Metaphysical Poetry
Poetry that rejects worldly value systems.
Metaphysical Conceit
Sets up an analogy between one entity's spiritual qualities a…
68 terms
British Literature (1)
Old English Literary time period
Medieval
Renaissance
Neoclassical
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
1500-1660 (Shakespeare-1600)
1660-1798
Old English Literary time period
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
Medieval
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
20 terms
British Literature List 1
autocratic
anarchy
etiquette
epithet
relating to a ruler who has absolute power; domineering, tyra…
an absence of government; lawlessness, chaos; state of absolu…
the conduct or procedure required by good breeding; the rules…
a word or phrase that describes a person or thing
autocratic
relating to a ruler who has absolute power; domineering, tyra…
anarchy
an absence of government; lawlessness, chaos; state of absolu…
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Vocab 1 - British Literature
rouse(v)
hapless(adj)
primordial(adj)
chagrin(n)
to bring out of sleep; to stir; to cause to feel angry/excited
unlucky
giving origin; existing at start of time
feeling of vexation, embarrassment
rouse(v)
to bring out of sleep; to stir; to cause to feel angry/excited
hapless(adj)
unlucky
12 terms
British Literature Vocabulary #1
Acquisitive
Coherent
Encomium
Eschew
adjective, excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
adjective, logical and consistent
noun, a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or so…
verb, deliberately avoid using or abstain from
Acquisitive
adjective, excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
Coherent
adjective, logical and consistent
18 terms
English Exam: British Literature
Elizabethan Renaissance Dates
Tudor Kings and Queens
Winner of War of Roses
Pastoral Poetry
1485-1603
Edward, Bloody Mary, Elizabeth I
Henry Tudor
Celebrates the joys of life and goes to a "happy place"
Elizabethan Renaissance Dates
1485-1603
Tudor Kings and Queens
Edward, Bloody Mary, Elizabeth I
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British Literature Vocabulary #1
admonish
sentinel
fervent
rancor
(v.) advice; caution
(n.) person or animal that guards
(adj.) having or showing great warmth of feeling
(n.) ill will
admonish
(v.) advice; caution
sentinel
(n.) person or animal that guards
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British literature vocab #1
Banal
Belicose
Finesse
Glib
Lacking in originality
Willingness to fight, aggressively hostile
Intricate and refined delicacy, skillfullness
Said- smart alec, insincere or shallow
Banal
Lacking in originality
Belicose
Willingness to fight, aggressively hostile
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British Literature Sept. 1
Middles Ages
Medieval
Renaissance
Reformation
Reformation, Renaissance, and the collapse of the Roman Empire
Latin medium = middle... Aevum = age
- 19th century, "rebirth" of Latin reliving and Greek learnin…
- early 16th century; religion = BIG... - Germany then Europe
Middles Ages
Reformation, Renaissance, and the collapse of the Roman Empire
Medieval
Latin medium = middle... Aevum = age
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British Literature Vocabulary #1
abhor
acquit
advocate
ambrosial
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
verb; to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argum…
adjective; exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especial…
abhor
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
acquit
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
13 terms
British Literature Exam #1
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales
Sonnets- Mainly about love, life, and…
Amoretti
N/A
Geoffrey Chaucer
William Shakespeare
Edmund Spencer
Beowulf
N/A
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
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British Literature Vocab 1
Caprice
Solace
Fortnight
Tumult
(noun)... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
(noun)... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
(noun)... a period of two weeks
(noun)... a loud confused noise, especially one caused by a larg…
Caprice
(noun)... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
Solace
(noun)... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
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Unit 1 Vocabulary - British Literature
acquisitive (adj.)
arrogate (v.)
banal (adj.)
belabor (v.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive (adj.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
arrogate (v.)
to claim or take without right
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British Literature #1
Factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement
adj. dishonorable,shameful
n. A rude or impolite person
n. a shield, protection
Factious
adj. causing disagreement
ignoble
adj. dishonorable,shameful
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