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20 terms
History of English Literature
Peterborough Chronicle
Elegy
How military language appear in the Dr…
Metre of most Old English poetry
(1121-1137): a copy of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (c. 890) and…
a poem that laments the loss of something or someone
the intersection of Christian theology and a culture of warri…
Alliterative Verse: two half-lines bound together by allitera…
Peterborough Chronicle
(1121-1137): a copy of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (c. 890) and…
Elegy
a poem that laments the loss of something or someone
23 terms
history of english literature
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales: The Prioress
Everyman
One day I wrote her Name
Unknown... Old English Period
Geoffrey Chaucer... Middle English Period
Unknown... Middle English Period
Edmund Spenser... Modern English Period... 16th century Renaissance
Beowulf
Unknown... Old English Period
The Canterbury Tales: The Prioress
Geoffrey Chaucer... Middle English Period
47 terms
History of English Literature - 1810
Beowulf author
Beowulf Characters
Important notes of Beowulf
Beowulf plot summary
No known author, made around 8th to 12th century
Happens in Hereot... Grendel - grim demon that terrorizes town (…
- Happened before Christ and has viewpoint that only famous d…
Grendel is attacking Hrothgar's huge mead hall and Beowulf of…
Beowulf author
No known author, made around 8th to 12th century
Beowulf Characters
Happens in Hereot... Grendel - grim demon that terrorizes town (…
The History of English Literature
Julius Caesar ; 55 B.C.
Greek philosophic thought; Mediterrane…
Britons
Picts
The first recorded (written) history of the English language…
Claiming all of the British Isles as part of the rising Roman…
Occupied most of the southeastern coastal regions
Occupied the central and northern regions of the Isles
Julius Caesar ; 55 B.C.
The first recorded (written) history of the English language…
Greek philosophic thought; Mediterrane…
Claiming all of the British Isles as part of the rising Roman…
9 terms
Time Periods in English Literature History
400-1066
1066-1485
1485-1649
1649-1713
Old English
Middle English
The Renaissance and Reformation
The Commonwealth and Restoration
400-1066
Old English
1066-1485
Middle English
History of English literature- Romanticism
Romanticism
romanticism as a movement
3 terms of revolution referred to ....…
politics
1798- 1832 (from the publication of Lyrical Ballads to the de…
Broad international movement in culture and literature; diffi…
males (men), WASP's, to west-Europeans; the liberalization of…
Liberty no monarchy, democracy in politics
Romanticism
1798- 1832 (from the publication of Lyrical Ballads to the de…
romanticism as a movement
Broad international movement in culture and literature; diffi…
History of English literature- Enlightenment ;( ;(
period of stability and growth
The Enlightenment
the motto of Enlightenment
Isac Newton
18th century
movement that put reason on religion
have courage to use your own understanding
promotion of science- gravitional law, rational knowledge wou…
period of stability and growth
18th century
The Enlightenment
movement that put reason on religion
19 terms
History of English Literature
Celts, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Missionar…
Picts and Scots
Tigris-Euphrates
Anglo Saxon
Invasions of Britain (in order)
Who intimidated Britain and was a constant threat after the R…
English came from what settlement?
Mother tongue of English is?
Celts, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Missionar…
Invasions of Britain (in order)
Picts and Scots
Who intimidated Britain and was a constant threat after the R…
14 terms
English Literature and History - Lippe
In 2000 B.C. England was inhabited by…
Anglo Saxons lived in _______.
Wyrd
Fate
cavedwellers (Celtic)
wooden houses
God
God
In 2000 B.C. England was inhabited by…
cavedwellers (Celtic)
Anglo Saxons lived in _______.
wooden houses
31 terms
English Literature: Middle Ages History
The title of William the Conqueror
The year that William the Conqueror in…
the Anglo-Saxon king who was defeated…
the battle involved between King Harol…
Duke of Normandy
1066
King Harold
Battle of Hastings
The title of William the Conqueror
Duke of Normandy
The year that William the Conqueror in…
1066
93 terms
History of English literatures
Literature
Canon
Canon controversy
Literary History
Including both written and oral works.
Collection of works - according to the 'times' and 'culture'.…
Permanently established??... ideally: 1 canon with unambiguous l…
Literature was originally oral. Written literature was became…
Literature
Including both written and oral works.
Canon
Collection of works - according to the 'times' and 'culture'.…
60 terms
Terms and definitions - History of English literature
The Canterbury Tales - middle ages... in…
Chaucer's Presentation of Pilgrims in…
The Canterbury Tales: Impact
Wife of Bath (l.447-478)
Geoffrey Chaucer - (ca. 1343 - 1400) - 14th century ... Middle…
--- draws on: ... French courtly literature (idealisation)... med…
'Chaucer found spaces for new and sometimes disruptive perspe…
only 2 female pilgrims tell a tale... Wife is one of the best-…
The Canterbury Tales - middle ages... in…
Geoffrey Chaucer - (ca. 1343 - 1400) - 14th century ... Middle…
Chaucer's Presentation of Pilgrims in…
--- draws on: ... French courtly literature (idealisation)... med…
22 terms
English 11 Vocabulary: Early American Literature & History
disposition
constitute
tempered
deliberation
someone's personality or general mood
to compose, establish, or set up
made less violent or intense
careful thought or analysis
disposition
someone's personality or general mood
constitute
to compose, establish, or set up
17 terms
English 300 History of British Literature
Early Middle Ages
Late Middle Ages - Medieval Period
Early Modern Period - Renaissance - Hu…
Late Early Modern Period
Beowulf 8th - 10th Century
Canterbury Tales - Chaucer (1340 - 1400)... Lanval - Marie De Fr…
The Tempest - Shakespeare (1564-1616)... Sonnets - Surrey, Spens…
Paradise Lost - Milton (1608-1674)
Early Middle Ages
Beowulf 8th - 10th Century
Late Middle Ages - Medieval Period
Canterbury Tales - Chaucer (1340 - 1400)... Lanval - Marie De Fr…
GRE Literature - History - English Monarchs
Alfred the Great
William I
William II
Henry I
"849-899 He Defended England from the Vikings and improved in…
1066-1087 Also known as William the Conqueror or William the…
1087-1100 Also known as William Rufus.
1100-1135 Defeated his brother Robert Curthose to gain the th…
Alfred the Great
"849-899 He Defended England from the Vikings and improved in…
William I
1066-1087 Also known as William the Conqueror or William the…
96 terms
History of Literature in English MT2
Samuel Johnson, Preface, Dictionary
Said by Samuel Johnson in the Diary of…
Rambler No. 60 ... Samuel Johnson
Boswell's Life of Johnson
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors: whet…
I don't mean Mrs. Thrale and Miss Burney when I talk of women…
...narratives of the lives of particular persons;...no specie…
Sir, I love the acquaintance of young people; because, in the…
Samuel Johnson, Preface, Dictionary
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors: whet…
Said by Samuel Johnson in the Diary of…
I don't mean Mrs. Thrale and Miss Burney when I talk of women…
11 terms
English Literature, Period 2, History
What is the name of the second English…
What happened to the theatre in the se…
Scotland in the second English Period?
What about Society and classes in this…
The Long Eighteenth Century
Theatres reopened; female actors allowed on stage, new type o…
1707: Act of Union with Scotland: Great Britain
Growing influence of the middle class; decline of aristocracy…
What is the name of the second English…
The Long Eighteenth Century
What happened to the theatre in the se…
Theatres reopened; female actors allowed on stage, new type o…
29 terms
English Literature,Period 1, History
What is the name of the first english…
When was the first english period?
Short description of the first english…
What event started the first english p…
English Renaissance Period
1485-1660
A cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the e…
1485: Battle of Bosworth: End of the Wars of the Roses; Death…
What is the name of the first english…
English Renaissance Period
When was the first english period?
1485-1660
15 terms
English History and Literature test 3
Wrote "The Great Fire of London"
Wrote "On the Gunpowder Plot"
Wrote "The Pilgrim's Progress"
Wrote "Paradise Lost"
Samuel Pepys
Lancelot Andrews
John Bunyan
John Milton
Wrote "The Great Fire of London"
Samuel Pepys
Wrote "On the Gunpowder Plot"
Lancelot Andrews
40 terms
English Literature,Period 1, History
What is the name of the first period o…
When was the first Period of English L…
Short description of the first period…
What event started the first period of…
English Renaissance Period
1485-1660
A cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the e…
1485: Battle of Bosworth: End of the Wars of the Roses; Death…
What is the name of the first period o…
English Renaissance Period
When was the first Period of English L…
1485-1660
43 terms
English: history of literature 2; ugent
Robinson crusoe
The rape of the lock
Gulliver's travels
Pamela, or virtue rewarded
1719- Daniel Defoe (part1 : the 18th century)
1712- Alexander Pope (part1 : the 18th century)
1726- Jonathan Swift (part1 : the 18th century)
1740- Samuel Richardson (part1 : the 18th century)
Robinson crusoe
1719- Daniel Defoe (part1 : the 18th century)
The rape of the lock
1712- Alexander Pope (part1 : the 18th century)
770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
5 terms
English Literature
Cliffhanger
Chekhov's Gun
Periphrasis
Aphorism
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
It is a stylistic device that can be defined as the use of ex…
Concise statement that contains a cleverly stated subject tru…
Cliffhanger
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Chekhov's Gun
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
110 terms
English Literature
academic
voracious
literature
syllabus
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
文学writings in which expression and form, in connection with i…
课程提纲an outline or other brief statement of the main points of…
academic
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
voracious
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
31 terms
English Literature Vocabulary
analyze
articulate
alliteration
analogy
v. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the p…
v. 1. to say something 2. to form or fit something into a sys…
n. the repetition of (usually consonant) sounds in two or mor…
n. resemblance in some particulars of things otherwise unlike
analyze
v. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the p…
articulate
v. 1. to say something 2. to form or fit something into a sys…
24 terms
History of ENG literature
Unknown Author
Elizabeth I
William Shakespeare
Edmund Spenser
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
The Golden Speech
Othello
Sonnet 75 One Day I Wrote Her Name Upon the Sand
Unknown Author
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Elizabeth I
The Golden Speech
203 terms
English Literature England History (Test 1)
Stile
Werewolves, Bogeymen
Animism
Kobold
Steps for keeping travelers out of farm fields.
People were afraid of the forest because of these creatures.
The believe that everything has a spirit including inanimate…
German term describing a goblin like creature. These supposed…
Stile
Steps for keeping travelers out of farm fields.
Werewolves, Bogeymen
People were afraid of the forest because of these creatures.
10 terms
Literature history
scholar
century
transfer
Proclamation
học giả
thế kỷ
(v, n) dời, di chuyển; sự di chuyển,
lời tuyên bố
scholar
học giả
century
thế kỷ
20 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
46 terms
The History of English Literature- The Anglo-Saxon Period
Julius Ceaser's arrival
Anglo-Saxons first to bring what?
Isles occupied by what groups?
Common language of groups
55 BC
Concept of Greek philosoohic thought and Mediterranean religo…
Britons(southeastern), Picts(central), Gaels(western ie Irela…
Derivative of Celtic
Julius Ceaser's arrival
55 BC
Anglo-Saxons first to bring what?
Concept of Greek philosoohic thought and Mediterranean religo…
The History of English Literature II: The Romantic Period
William Blake
William Wordsworth
S.T. Coleridge
John Keats
The Chimney Swiper 1789... The Lamb 1789... The Tyger 1790-92... And d…
My Heart Leaps Up 1802
Kubla Khan 1797
Ode to a Nightingale 1819
William Blake
The Chimney Swiper 1789... The Lamb 1789... The Tyger 1790-92... And d…
William Wordsworth
My Heart Leaps Up 1802
32 terms
English literature
litteratur
barnlitteratur
engelsk litteratur
författare
literature
children's literature, books
English literature
author
litteratur
literature
barnlitteratur
children's literature, books
153 terms
English Literature
Anonymous
Geoffrey Chaucer
Edmund Spenser
John Donne
author of Beowulf (between 8th & 11th centuries), Old English…
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
(1572 - 1631) Metaphysical poet, famous for metaphysical conc…
Anonymous
author of Beowulf (between 8th & 11th centuries), Old English…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
26 terms
English literature
Free verse
Simile
Metaphor
Refrain
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
Where one thing is described as something else, suggesting th…
Repeated word or series of words in response or counterpoint…
Free verse
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Simile
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
46 terms
English Test: Literature/History of the 18th Century
when was charles II asked to return to…
what was charles II called and why
james II
who was power transferred to from jame…
after failures of oliver cromwells rule
"good time charlie"... -fathered at least 14 bastard children w/…
-succeeded brother charles II when he died... -catholic... -most en…
-jame's daughter mary... -mary& dutch william of orange
when was charles II asked to return to…
after failures of oliver cromwells rule
what was charles II called and why
"good time charlie"... -fathered at least 14 bastard children w/…
53 terms
English literature
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels is...
Heroic couplet
Iambic pentameter
Gulliver's Travels
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
A pair of rhyming iambic pentameters much used by Chaucer and…
A line of verse with five metrical feet each consisting of on…
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels is...
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
20 terms
Language and Literature 1 Honors- History of English
Anglo-Saxon
Celtic
Chinese
French
Jutes, Frisians, Germanic invaders
group of people moving west
2nd largest vocabulary
Latin based but isn't Latin; William the Conqueror used it
Anglo-Saxon
Jutes, Frisians, Germanic invaders
Celtic
group of people moving west
22 terms
British Literature - History of the English Language Quiz
What is Shakespeare's writing consider…
During what time period is the English…
How was "P" pronounced in Old English?
How was "god" pronounced in Old English?
Modern English
1500 - present (2016)
th
good
What is Shakespeare's writing consider…
Modern English
During what time period is the English…
1500 - present (2016)
12 terms
English Literature
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
adjective: pejorative... noun: pejorative…
laissez-faire
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
adjective: ... 1.... expressing contempt or disapproval.... ""perm…
noun: laissez-faire... a policy or attitude of letting things…
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
201 terms
IB English Literature Terms
Abstract
Adage
Aesthetic distance
Allegory
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
A proverb, wise saying
an audience's detachment or non-involvement with the characte…
A literary or pictorial device in which each literal characte…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Adage
A proverb, wise saying
116 terms
English Literature
Geoffrey Chaucer
Edmund Spenser
John Donne
Christopher Marlowe
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
(1572 - 1631) Metaphysical poet, famous for metaphysical conc…
(1564 - 1593) Poor contemporary of Shakespeare, wrote poems a…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
Edmund Spenser
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
48 terms
English Literature
Poetry
Rhythm
Scop
gleeman
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
The anglo-saxon poet
recited poems; was not an original poet, but a performer, a c…
Poetry
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Rhythm
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
45 terms
English literature and culture 2 - history of British Civilisation
Who were the Tudors?
Why is the epoch of the Tudors conside…
How did Henry VII rise to power?
Who did Henry VII marry and why?
Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth I
- Tudors defeated the Spanish Armada... - settled in America... - p…
- 12 year exile in France... - landed in native Wales -> marched…
He married Elizabeth of York (Henry was from the House of Lan…
Who were the Tudors?
Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth I
Why is the epoch of the Tudors conside…
- Tudors defeated the Spanish Armada... - settled in America... - p…
32 terms
English literature, Brief history, pic and mix
fastlands-
uppdelning
insikt
förstärka
continental
division
insight
intensify
fastlands-
continental
uppdelning
division
35 terms
Literature & History
文学
杰作
古典文学
现代文学
wénxué ... literature
jiézuò... Masterpiece
Gǔdiǎn wénxué ... Classic Literature
xiàndài wénxué... Contemporary Literature
文学
wénxué ... literature
杰作
jiézuò... Masterpiece
Literature History
prose
historical
significant
revolution
Any writing that is not poetry or has a specific structure li…
connected with history; based on events in history
important; meaningful; telling
An overthrow and replacement of an established government or…
prose
Any writing that is not poetry or has a specific structure li…
historical
connected with history; based on events in history
213 terms
English Literature Terminology
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
43 terms
English Literature Terms
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Theme
setting
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
A central idea or insight about life revealed by a literary…
where and when a story takes place
Verbal Irony
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
Dramatic Irony
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
8 terms
English Literature
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Allusion
Imagery
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
visually descriptive or figurative language
Onomatopoeia
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
11 terms
English: Literature
Virginia Woolf
Jerome David Salinger
Twelfth Night
Dante Alighieri
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
Shakespeare comedy set in Illyria, which ends with the marria…
Italian poet who wrote the "Inferno."
Virginia Woolf
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Jerome David Salinger
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
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