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96 terms
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…
8 terms
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
40 terms
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…
20 terms
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
193 terms
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
40 terms
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…
14 terms
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
9 terms
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
16 terms
British Literature
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
The most famous playwright in the world
Years Shakespeare was mostly active
A fake traveller's tale from 1719
Beowulf
William Shakespeare
1590-1610
Robinson Crusoe
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
Beowulf
The most famous playwright in the world
William Shakespeare
32 terms
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
65 terms
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"
20 terms
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
37 terms
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…
61 terms
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
9 terms
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…
14 terms
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…
15 terms
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
16 terms
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…
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
129 terms
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
25 terms
EN 204 British Literature: English Renaissance
Mercantilism
Humanism
Lutheranism
Tyndale
Based upon obtaining wealth
Philosophy of the English Renaissance
Religion that came to England during the Renaissance
Translated the Bible into English
Mercantilism
Based upon obtaining wealth
Humanism
Philosophy of the English Renaissance
25 terms
English 11A British Literature Terms 3
Act
Analogy
Archetypes
Aside
An ... is a major unit of action in a play, similar to a chap…
An ... is a point-by-point comparison between two things for…
In a pattern in literature that is found in a variety of work…
In drama, an ... is a short speech directed to the audience,…
Act
An ... is a major unit of action in a play, similar to a chap…
Analogy
An ... is a point-by-point comparison between two things for…
15 terms
English 11A British Literature Terms 5
Antihero/Antiheroine
Climax
Dynamic characters
Epistolary novel
a protagonist who is not admirable or who challenges notions…
in a plot structure, the ... or turning point is the moment w…
... evolve as individuals, learning from their experiences an…
this means to be in the form of a letter
Antihero/Antiheroine
a protagonist who is not admirable or who challenges notions…
Climax
in a plot structure, the ... or turning point is the moment w…
25 terms
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…
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…
36 terms
English 11A British Literature Terms 2
Allusion
Audience
Assonance
Ballad
An allusion is an indirect reference to a person, place, even…
Audience is the person or persons who who are intended to rea…
The repetition of a vowel sound in two or more stressed sylla…
A ballad is a narrative poem that was originally intended to…
Allusion
An allusion is an indirect reference to a person, place, even…
Audience
Audience is the person or persons who who are intended to rea…
16 terms
English 11A British Literature Terms 4
Argument
Counterargument
Drama
Essay
an ... is a speech or writing that expresses a position on an…
a ... anticipates opposing viewpoints and refutes them
a type of literature that was intended to be acted out in fro…
an ... is a brief work of nonfiction that offers an opinion o…
Argument
an ... is a speech or writing that expresses a position on an…
Counterargument
a ... anticipates opposing viewpoints and refutes them
74 terms
British Literature
Beowulf
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Le Morte D'Arthur, Thomas Malory
John Donne
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
Arthurian Legend - Camelot: King Arthur becomes king by pulli…
Metaphysical poet; "Death, Be Not Proud," "A Valediction Forb…
Beowulf
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
30 terms
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…
15 terms
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
13 terms
British Literature-The Dictionary of the English Language
Samuel Johnson, page 165
Major English dictionaries
Johnson's main idea
Author
...
Johnson's dictionary-England... Webster's dictionary-America... Oxf…
Language change
Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson, page 165
...
Major English dictionaries
Johnson's dictionary-England... Webster's dictionary-America... Oxf…
129 terms
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
129 terms
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
36 terms
British Literature: The Old English Period
old english
1100
the middle ages
the influence of the roman catholic ch…
In 450, Angelo-Saxon conquerors brought what language to Engl…
After what year did the English people begin to speak middle…
What period was a time of "dynamic change"?
The term "dark ages" was given to the period of the middle ag…
old english
In 450, Angelo-Saxon conquerors brought what language to Engl…
1100
After what year did the English people begin to speak middle…
34 terms
British Literature Old English Review
Regular Rhythms
caesuras
kennings
assonance
four strong beats
pauses for breath in the middle of lines
two word poetic rhyming (whale's home)
repeated vowels in unrhymed stressed syllables
Regular Rhythms
four strong beats
caesuras
pauses for breath in the middle of lines
36 terms
English 201: British Literature Final
Restoration Poetry
Eighteenth Century Poetry/Literature
Eighteenth Century Lyric Poetry
Satire [18th Century]
To His Coy Mistress (Andrew Marvel)... An Horatian Ode (Andrew M…
Essay on Man (Alexander Pope)... Verses On The Death of Dr.Swift…
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (Thomas Gray)... Ode o…
literature making a political of social point
Restoration Poetry
To His Coy Mistress (Andrew Marvel)... An Horatian Ode (Andrew M…
Eighteenth Century Poetry/Literature
Essay on Man (Alexander Pope)... Verses On The Death of Dr.Swift…
36 terms
English 226: British Literature Final
1. "It is not to be presumed that wome…
3. In order to ascertain what kind of…
4. "Never yet, however, was woman grea…
2. "How often has man returned to his…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
1. "It is not to be presumed that wome…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
3. In order to ascertain what kind of…
Sarah Ellis: ... - The Women of England: Their Social Duties and…
89 terms
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
89 terms
English 4DC British Literature Review
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
What is the difference between a lady…
what does Higgins call Doolittle that…
6 mothers
undeserving poor
how you treat her
moralist at present
How many stepmothers has Eliza had?
6 mothers
Doolittle says that he is one of the...
undeserving poor
22 terms
English 11B British Literature Terms 3
antagonist
antihero/antiheroine
characterization
character traits
an ... is usually the principal character in opposition to th…
a protagonist who is not admirable or who challenges notions…
... refers to the techniques that writer's use to develop cha…
these are qualities that reflect important ideals of society
antagonist
an ... is usually the principal character in opposition to th…
antihero/antiheroine
a protagonist who is not admirable or who challenges notions…
23 terms
English 11B British Literature Terms Four
Allegory
Allusion
Audience
Coming of Age
an ... is a work with two levels of meaning, a literal one an…
an ... is an indirect reference to a person, place, event or…
... is the person or persons who are intended to read a piece…
a novel or other work of literature in which the main charact…
Allegory
an ... is a work with two levels of meaning, a literal one an…
Allusion
an ... is an indirect reference to a person, place, event or…
16 terms
English 11B British Literature Terms Five
Autobiography
Biography
Dehumanization
Diary
this is a writer's account of his or her own life
this is a type of nonfiction in which a writer gives a factua…
the act or process by which members of a group of people asse…
is a writer's personal day-to-day account of his or her exper…
Autobiography
this is a writer's account of his or her own life
Biography
this is a type of nonfiction in which a writer gives a factua…
107 terms
LA-British Literature: Middle English Poetry and Prose
1066
(William) Caxton
1475
French (and) Latin
The Middle English period is typically said to begin in this…
The Middle English period began in roughly 1066 and stretched…
In this year, William Caxton introduced the first printing pr…
Whereas the Old English language was heavily influenced by th…
1066
The Middle English period is typically said to begin in this…
(William) Caxton
The Middle English period began in roughly 1066 and stretched…
12 terms
british literature principles of english composition
language form that explains an unknown…
definition is separated into what four…
what's the foundation of outlining
what are the 3 popular characterizing…
definition
1. definition by classification and differentiation(logical d…
definition by division
logical def, limited def, dictionary def
language form that explains an unknown…
definition
definition is separated into what four…
1. definition by classification and differentiation(logical d…
29 terms
English 11 (British Literature) Exam
When was the Victorian Era?
When was the Modern Era?
__________ was the "Hub of society" du…
What shift did society make during the…
1832-1914
1914-present day
London
Agriculture to Urban.
When was the Victorian Era?
1832-1914
When was the Modern Era?
1914-present day
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