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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
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)
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 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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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…
25 terms
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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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…
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
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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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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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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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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
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…
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…
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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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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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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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 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
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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…
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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British Literature Vocab 1
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
Eagerness;enthusiasm;quickness
Grow;flourish;put forth new shoots
Harmful
A polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
Eagerness;enthusiasm;quickness
Burgeon
Grow;flourish;put forth new shoots
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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…
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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…
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Semester 1 British Literature
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
blank verse
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
sometimes represented by exclamation "O". detaches himself fr…
unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter (U /)x5= 10 syllables
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
allusion
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
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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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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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
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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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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
Vocab 1 British Literature
A/an
Chron
Ego
Gen
without
time
I/self
birth, class, kin
A/an
without
Chron
time
British Literature B1
What is an epic?
Characteristics of an Epic
Characteristics of an Epic Hero
Stages in heroes journey: Call to Adve…
a long poem, typically one derived from an ancient oral tradi…
1. Characters of legendary or historical significance... 2. The…
1. Noble Birth... 2. Capable of deeds of valor and strength... 3. T…
Beowulf hears rumors of Grendel killing men
What is an epic?
a long poem, typically one derived from an ancient oral tradi…
Characteristics of an Epic
1. Characters of legendary or historical significance... 2. The…
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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
24 terms
British Literature Vocabulary // 1
hedonism (n)
aestheticism (n)
bourgeoisie (n)
gentry (n)
The pursuit of happiness
Appreciation of beauty
Middle class (Materialistic class)
People of good social positions (Gentlemen)
hedonism (n)
The pursuit of happiness
aestheticism (n)
Appreciation of beauty
25 terms
British Literature: Vocab 1
Affliction
Cowering
Fetter
Gorge
A state of pain or distress.
To crouch in fear or shame.
A chain or shackle; anything that confines or restrains.
To stuff with food.
Affliction
A state of pain or distress.
Cowering
To crouch in fear or shame.
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…
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
18 terms
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…
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…
English- Timeline of British Literature
Anglo-Saxon Period (450-1066)
Medieval Period (1066-1558)
Elizabethan Age (1558-1603)
Puritan Era (1603-1660)
-Romans leave... -Germanic tribes in ... -Mix with indigenous peopl…
-Norman conquest 1066... -Formation of the nation... -Linguistic st…
-Renaissance in Europe... -Literary arts flourish... -Shakespeare a…
-Royalists vs. Parliamentarians... -England on the edge of Civil…
Anglo-Saxon Period (450-1066)
-Romans leave... -Germanic tribes in ... -Mix with indigenous peopl…
Medieval Period (1066-1558)
-Norman conquest 1066... -Formation of the nation... -Linguistic st…
British Literature Vocabulary 1
Caprice
Solace
Fortnight
tumult
noun... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior... ("…
noun, verb... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sa…
Noun... A period of two weeks... ("He will be back in town fortnigh…
Noun ... a loud, confused noise, especially one caused by a larg…
Caprice
noun... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior... ("…
Solace
noun, verb... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sa…
12 terms
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…
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
41 terms
Unit 1--The Periods of British Literature
dominion
depredation
incumbent
redress
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
adj. required as a duty or an obligation
n. repayment for a wrong or an injury
dominion
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
depredation
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
88 terms
British Literature (Exam 1)
Heorot
Hygelac
Beowulf (character)
Hrothgar
Mead hall; symbol of moral and social values
Geatish King
Geat warrior
Danish King (lord of mead hall)
Heorot
Mead hall; symbol of moral and social values
Hygelac
Geatish King
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