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The Canterbury Tales, Sir Gawain, and Shakespeare Quiz Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
what is social commentary?
virtuous or non-virtuous? ... knight
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
1392
writing that offers insight into a society, its values, and c…
virtuous
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
1392
The Canterbury Tales, Sir Gawain, and Shakespeare Quiz Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
what is social commentary?
virtuous or non-virtuous? ... knight
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
1392
writing that offers insight into a society, its values, and c…
virtuous
what is the rhyme scheme of The Canter…
rhyming couplets- aa, bb,cc, dd, etc.
what year was The Canterbury Tales wri…
1392
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British Literature Exam: SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
This story is
Narrative set in a world of
Superhuman heros fight and almost alwa…
Hero undertakes a hard journey in sear…
Medieval romance
Pure wish fulfillment
The forces of evil
Something valuable (a quest)
This story is
Medieval romance
Narrative set in a world of
Pure wish fulfillment
British Literature I: Medieval Exam Preparation - 'Sir Gawain'
True.
Alliterative verse.
True.
True.
True or False: The author of 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…
In which style was 'Sir Gawain' written?
True or False: 'Sir Gawain' was edited and printed for the fi…
True or False: 'Sir Gawain' is written in a regional dialect…
True.
True or False: The author of 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…
Alliterative verse.
In which style was 'Sir Gawain' written?
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literature vocab. Sir Gawain
Lanky
Daunting
Sir Gawain
Revere
Tall and thin.
Frightening; intimidating.
Has courage.
To honor or warship.
Lanky
Tall and thin.
Daunting
Frightening; intimidating.
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Honors English Sir Gawain Vocab
Dais
Chary
Hauberk
Haughty
platform
not freely given
coat of armor
lofty
Dais
platform
Chary
not freely given
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Honors English: Sir Gawain Vocabulary
dais
chary
hauberk
haughty
platform
not given freely
coat of armor
lofty
dais
platform
chary
not given freely
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British Lit - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Bob and Wheel
Heraldry
The Pentangle
Periphery & Center
- Invented by the Gawain-Poet; ... - contains 3 parts: ... 1) Alli…
- art and study of creating a coat of arms... - you can be iden…
- Gawain's coat of arms... - Emblem of Fidelity ... 1) to be fault…
1) Center (Camelot) - civilized; perceived as not = to the pe…
Bob and Wheel
- Invented by the Gawain-Poet; ... - contains 3 parts: ... 1) Alli…
Heraldry
- art and study of creating a coat of arms... - you can be iden…
Honors English 12 Midterm: Medeival Literature Test (Federigo, Arthur, & SIr Gawain)
The truce negotiations were cut short…
How long did Sir Gawain and King Arthu…
What happens to King Arthur's sword?
Where does Queen Gwynevere go to hide…
kill an adder
six months
It is returned to the Lady of the Lake
the Tower in London
The truce negotiations were cut short…
kill an adder
How long did Sir Gawain and King Arthu…
six months
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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight -Literature
Title
Author
Date and place written
Type of work
Sir Gawain and the green knight
Pearl Poet
14th century +1300's
Alliterative Poem
Title
Sir Gawain and the green knight
Author
Pearl Poet
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Literature Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Cumbersome
Dais
Daunting
Demeaning
Awkward, hard to manage
Raised platform for speakers
Frightening, intimidating
Lowering ones dignity or standing
Cumbersome
Awkward, hard to manage
Dais
Raised platform for speakers
Sir Gawain Vocabulary, English 4 Honors
Aghast
Amended
Chagrin
Daunt
struck with terror or amazement, shocked
corrected
a feeling of embarrassment caused by humiliation or failure
to destroy the courage of; dismay
Aghast
struck with terror or amazement, shocked
Amended
corrected
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Sir Gawain English 4 Honors Vocabulary
Unwieldy
Respite
Renown
Chagrin
So large, heavy, or oddly shaped as to be difficult to hold o…
A period of rest or delay.
Fame.
A feeling of embarrassment caused by humiliation or failure.
Unwieldy
So large, heavy, or oddly shaped as to be difficult to hold o…
Respite
A period of rest or delay.
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Houghton English Honors Midterm (Logic & Sir Gawain)
definition for logic
origin of logic
the Athenians
Plato said humans have three souls, wh…
the science of using formal principles of reasoning
Aristotle
SAP; Socrates, Aristotle, Plato
appetite, spirit or courage, and reason
definition for logic
the science of using formal principles of reasoning
origin of logic
Aristotle
Literature-Sir Gawain & the Green knight-fit 1
Troy
Aeneas
Romulus, Ticius, & Longbeard
Brutus
an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan…
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
legendary ancestors who gave their names to Rome, Tuscany, an…
named Britain after himself
Troy
an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan…
Aeneas
The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Tro…
Middle English: Sir Gawain & Arthurian literature
3 elements of Arthurian literature
3 qualities of a knight
Ballad
2 types of ballads
1. Intrigue/mystery... 2. Supernatural... 3. Quest
1. Courage... 2. Loyalty... 3. Courtesy
A short narrative poem usually relating to a single dramatic…
Folk & Literary
3 elements of Arthurian literature
1. Intrigue/mystery... 2. Supernatural... 3. Quest
3 qualities of a knight
1. Courage... 2. Loyalty... 3. Courtesy
Literature Vocab. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Hue
Behoove
Linger
Vaunting
(n) A color or shade of coloe
(v) To be necessary or proper for someone
(v) To stay somewhere beyond the usual or expected time
(v) To call attention to pridefully or boastfully
Hue
(n) A color or shade of coloe
Behoove
(v) To be necessary or proper for someone
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Literature Notes: Beowulf, Arthur, Sir Gawain
The Narrator
The Knight
The Nun's Priest
The Yeoman
The narrator makes it quite clear that he is also a character…
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
Like the Second Nun, the Nun's Priest is not described in the…
The servant who accompanies the Knight and the Squire. The na…
The Narrator
The narrator makes it quite clear that he is also a character…
The Knight
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
Comparative Literature Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Sir Gawain
Green Knight
Morgan Le Faye
Theme of Chivalry
Arthur's nephew. Known as one of the most loyal knights. Chiv…
Actually Bertilak, Gawain's host when he goes to find the Gre…
Arthur's half-sister and Gawain's aunt. Uses magic to disguis…
Symbolized by Gawain's shield (Pentangle shield) and Gawain's…
Sir Gawain
Arthur's nephew. Known as one of the most loyal knights. Chiv…
Green Knight
Actually Bertilak, Gawain's host when he goes to find the Gre…
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honors british literature review
main frame of Canterbury tales
what setting does Chaucer supply in th…
how does frame and setting make readin…
what social ideas, both positive and n…
a story within a story
on a pilgrimage to St. Thomas of Beckett
there is an understanding of the people's backstories and why…
positive:... ~ Men still have feelings (knight marries old wome…
main frame of Canterbury tales
a story within a story
what setting does Chaucer supply in th…
on a pilgrimage to St. Thomas of Beckett
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Honors British Literature Vocab
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
A reference to a person, place, or event that is meant to cre…
A locution that addresses a person or personified thing not p…
Allegory
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
British Literature Honors Dates
Angelo Saxon Dates
Medieval Period Dates
Renaissance Dates
Enlightenment Dates
449 - 1066
1066 - 1485
1485 - 1660
1660 - 1798
Angelo Saxon Dates
449 - 1066
Medieval Period Dates
1066 - 1485
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British Literature Honors Notes
majordomo
untenable
perambulate
veneer
a chief butler or assistant
impossible to defend or justify
to walk about; to stroll
a thin,attractive layer that conceals something common or coa…
majordomo
a chief butler or assistant
untenable
impossible to defend or justify
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Honors British Literature-Mythology
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Neptune/god of the sea
Pluto/god of the underworld
Juno/goddess of women and childbirth
Zeus
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Poseidon
Neptune/god of the sea
Honors British Literature Final
Appearance, Sound, Meaning
monosyllabic
polysyllabic
euphonious
words that have three levels to them and are selected based o…
single-syllable words-don't lead to intelligence w/o dramatic…
words w/ 2 or more syllables; more complexity present
pleasant-sounding: repeated vowels/smooth consonants
Appearance, Sound, Meaning
words that have three levels to them and are selected based o…
monosyllabic
single-syllable words-don't lead to intelligence w/o dramatic…
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British Literature Gawain and the Green Knight Vocab
surcoat
tarry
ermine
brawn
coat that goes over a knight's armor with symbol
delay
very expensive fox hair, represents loyalty
muscle or strength
surcoat
coat that goes over a knight's armor with symbol
tarry
delay
Beowulf - Honors British Literature
Important qualities of Anglo-Saxon/Old…
Old English
Qualities of an epic poem
What contemporary genres have similar…
Bleak, sea-faring, pagan religions (until Christianity 300 AD…
449-1100 (Mid 1100-1500, Modern 1500+), shifts took 100s of y…
Hero (noble birth, male, legendary or historical importance),…
Fantasy/fiction, almost all stories have a hero, dystopian
Important qualities of Anglo-Saxon/Old…
Bleak, sea-faring, pagan religions (until Christianity 300 AD…
Old English
449-1100 (Mid 1100-1500, Modern 1500+), shifts took 100s of y…
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British Literature Gawain and the Green Knight Characters
Sir Gawain
Green Knight aka "Bertilak de Hautdese…
Morgan le Fay
King Arthur
the knight who accepted the challenge of the Green Knight
knight who challenges Arthur's court and wears green
half-sister of King Hrothgar
king of Camelot, based on Edward the Confessor and Artorus Ca…
Sir Gawain
the knight who accepted the challenge of the Green Knight
Green Knight aka "Bertilak de Hautdese…
knight who challenges Arthur's court and wears green
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Honors British Literature
blasphemy
enmity
erroneous
garner
an insult to something holy
hostility
an error
to gather; to collect
blasphemy
an insult to something holy
enmity
hostility
British Literature Honors Midterm
Does Beowulf grow in stature as an epi…
Describe England during the Anglo-Saxo…
Why was a mead-hall such a significant…
Define allegory. Which Idyll from Tenn…
Yes, Beowulf does grow in stature as an epic hero in several…
During this time period, England that the people that inherit…
A mead hall is significant to this time period because it was…
An allegory as a literary device is a story that is symbolic…
Does Beowulf grow in stature as an epi…
Yes, Beowulf does grow in stature as an epic hero in several…
Describe England during the Anglo-Saxo…
During this time period, England that the people that inherit…
British Literature Honors vocab
Rancor
Admonish
Desolation
Hapless
Bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
Warn or reprimand someone firmly.
Anguished misery or loneliness.
(Especially of a person) unfortunate.
Rancor
Bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
Admonish
Warn or reprimand someone firmly.
Honors British Literature
Epic
inverted syntax
Latinate style
in medias res
a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral traditio…
occurs when lines do not follow traditional sentence patterns…
Latinate prose style.
into the midst of things
Epic
a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral traditio…
inverted syntax
occurs when lines do not follow traditional sentence patterns…
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British Literature Honors
King Aurthur
Friar
Outhouse
Money
Thus tale takes place in the days of __________ (time period)
The wife gets back at the __________ for interrupting her dur…
The way she gets back at him is by placing the blame for the…
Though her jab, the wife subtly suggests that friars are inte…
King Aurthur
Thus tale takes place in the days of __________ (time period)
Friar
The wife gets back at the __________ for interrupting her dur…
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British Literature Honors Review
acquisitive
animadversion
atrophy
banal
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(n.) comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace
acquisitive
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
animadversion
(n.) comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Honors British Literature Vocabulary 1
bigot
hamper
kindle
noxious
narrow-minded; prejudiced person
hinder; obstruct
to start a fire
harmful; poisonous, lethal
bigot
narrow-minded; prejudiced person
hamper
hinder; obstruct
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Honors British Literature
Middle Age Dates
Middle Ages Time Period
William the Conqueror
War of the Roses
1066-1485
living to die... focusing on afterlife and survival... religion w…
Middle Ages... AKA William the Bastard: Duke of Normandy who le…
Lancaster- red... York- white... both families fighting over powe…
Middle Age Dates
1066-1485
Middle Ages Time Period
living to die... focusing on afterlife and survival... religion w…
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HONORS BRITISH LITERATURE
"The Conversion of King Edwin"
"The Story of Caedmon"
"The Wife's Lament"
Anglo Saxon Riddles
Author: St. Bede ... Summary: Paulinus converts King Edwin to Ch…
Author: St. Bede... Summary: He saw an angel and suddenly became…
Author: ... Summary:... EXETER BOOK
EXETER BOOK
"The Conversion of King Edwin"
Author: St. Bede ... Summary: Paulinus converts King Edwin to Ch…
"The Story of Caedmon"
Author: St. Bede... Summary: He saw an angel and suddenly became…
Honors British Literature WOTD
agog (adj)
giddy (adj)... giddiness (n) giddily (a…
palliate (v)... palliation (n) palliato…
misanthropy (n)... misanthropic (adj) m…
highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
light-headed; dizzy, frivolous (silly)
to make seem less serious; to mitigate
hatred of mankind
agog (adj)
highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
giddy (adj)... giddiness (n) giddily (a…
light-headed; dizzy, frivolous (silly)
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Honors British Literature WOTD
agog (adj)
giddy (adj)... giddiness (n) giddily (a…
palliate (v)... palliation (n) palliato…
misanthropy (n)... misanthropic (adj) m…
highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
light-headed; dizzy, frivolous (silly)
to make seem less serious; to mitigate
hatred of mankind
agog (adj)
highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
giddy (adj)... giddiness (n) giddily (a…
light-headed; dizzy, frivolous (silly)
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Honors British Literature
Theocentric
Humanistic
Naturalistic/Scientific
Scientisism
Divine plan at work - The world will make sense ultimately -…
We chart our destiny
Natural as oppose to spiritual formation of the world. Follow…
Reality is reducable top what can be analyzed through science.
Theocentric
Divine plan at work - The world will make sense ultimately -…
Humanistic
We chart our destiny
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(Honors)British Literature 215
Beowulf
Lanval
The Canterbury Tales, General Prologue
The Canterbury Tales, The Miller's Pro…
Author : Not known... An epic poem of heroic duties. Beowulf mus…
Author : Marie de France... Lanval is overlooked by Arthur, then…
Author : Geoffrey Chaucer
Author : Geoffrey Chaucer... The Miller interrupts the telling o…
Beowulf
Author : Not known... An epic poem of heroic duties. Beowulf mus…
Lanval
Author : Marie de France... Lanval is overlooked by Arthur, then…
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Honors British Literature Vocab
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
a tale in verse or prose in which characters actions or setti…
repetition of the beginning sound
an indirect reference, knowledge of something not actually me…
a mark (') used to indicate an omission of a letter, i.e. I'l…
Allegory
a tale in verse or prose in which characters actions or setti…
Alliteration
repetition of the beginning sound
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Honors British Literature Lesson Seven
clamor
contract
duplicity
equivocal
loud noise - noun
to become smaller - verb
deceit - noun
vague - adj
clamor
loud noise - noun
contract
to become smaller - verb
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Honors British Literature Vocabulary
Astute
Asylum
Atone
Atrocity
Keen of mind and judgement, especially in practical matters.
Any place offering protection or security
To make up for or repent
A savagelly cruel, brutal, or inhuman deed
Astute
Keen of mind and judgement, especially in practical matters.
Asylum
Any place offering protection or security
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Honors British Literature Lesson Five
copious
dearth
eloquent
jargon
plentiful; large amount
a shortage
persuasive and moving, especially in speech
nonsensical talk; specialized language
copious
plentiful; large amount
dearth
a shortage
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British Literature Honors
pugnacious
extricate
inexorable
precipitous
(adjective) having a quarrelsome or combative nature; truculent
(verb) to free or release from entanglement; disengage
(adjective) unyielding; unalterable
(adjective) of nature or characterized by precipices, extreme…
pugnacious
(adjective) having a quarrelsome or combative nature; truculent
extricate
(verb) to free or release from entanglement; disengage
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Honors British Literature Vocab
Agog
Giddy
Palliate
Misanthropy
Highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
Light-headed; dizzy, frivolous
To make seem less serious; to mitigate
Hatred of mankind
Agog
Highly excited by eagerness or anticipation
Giddy
Light-headed; dizzy, frivolous
Honors British Literature 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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Honors British literature Beowulf
Gables
gorges
hoards
Laments
Decorative Triangular roof
eats greedily
a hidden or carefully guarded supply of valuables
cries of grief
Gables
Decorative Triangular roof
gorges
eats greedily
Honors British Literature Vocabulary
interloper (n)
internecine (adj)
interpolate (v)
interregnum (n)
one who intrudes by meddling or trespassing on the rights of…
very destructive to both sides in a conflict; involving slaug…
to insert or add something between other parts, especially in…
any period of time when a state is without a ruler or has a p…
interloper (n)
one who intrudes by meddling or trespassing on the rights of…
internecine (adj)
very destructive to both sides in a conflict; involving slaug…
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