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Unit 7 : Joy and Peace Literature
Blind but happy
Of the joy
THe quarrel
A spark
By Fanny Crosby ... Wrote hymn blessed assurance... "CONTENTED I wi…
"Always have GLADNESS "... "Always accompanied by SORRW"... Man con…
By ELEANOR FARIEON... I was in the WRONG so he was in the RIGHT
By : LEO TOLSTOY ... Born: RUSSIA... First law is to obey God... War
Blind but happy
By Fanny Crosby ... Wrote hymn blessed assurance... "CONTENTED I wi…
Of the joy
"Always have GLADNESS "... "Always accompanied by SORRW"... Man con…
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Literature - A Separate Peace - Quotations
"This was the tree, and it seemed to m…
"Nothing endures, not a tree, not love…
"I think we reminded them of what peac…
"Listen, pal, if I can't play sports,…
Gene
Gene
Gene
Finny
"This was the tree, and it seemed to m…
Gene
"Nothing endures, not a tree, not love…
Gene
Literature Vocabulary Chapter 1-2 The Seperate Peace
Cupola
Convalescence
Rhetorical
Indignation
A light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lan…
Gradual recovery of health and strength after illness.
Used for, belonging to, or concerned with mere style or effect.
Strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive,…
Cupola
A light structure on a dome or roof, serving as a belfry, lan…
Convalescence
Gradual recovery of health and strength after illness.
Literature Mid-Term (Separate Peace and Night)
Inured
Poignant
Qualms
Suppleness
Used to something undesirable
Deeply affecting to the emotions
Misgivings
Physical flexibility
Inured
Used to something undesirable
Poignant
Deeply affecting to the emotions
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Cosden, ULTIMATE LITERATURE (A Separate Peace)
structure/style/background
Gene Forrester
Phineas/Finny
Brinker Hadley
• Not in medias res.... • Story begins in summer 1942, Gene and…
• Narrator & protagonist.... • ( Forcibly) jumps from the tree a…
• Sports genius; hates badminton.... • Spontaneous, charismatic,…
• Assumes that Gene picked Finny for a roommate in the new se…
structure/style/background
• Not in medias res.... • Story begins in summer 1942, Gene and…
Gene Forrester
• Narrator & protagonist.... • ( Forcibly) jumps from the tree a…
Element of Literature Honors - A Seperate Peace Vocabulary
capacious
expansive
Consternation
Prodigious
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy
having a wide range or extent; comprehensive
A sudden alarming amazement or dread that results in utter co…
Extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, force
capacious
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy
expansive
having a wide range or extent; comprehensive
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Literature unit 7 Joy and Peace authors
How can I keep from singing?
A prisoner's song
Blind but happy
Of the joy of a good conscience
Robert Lowry
Madame Guyon
Fanny Crosby
Thomas A. Kempis
How can I keep from singing?
Robert Lowry
A prisoner's song
Madame Guyon
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11/14 Literature A Separate Peace
What is the narrator's name?
What school did Gene go to?
Gene is disappointed that the school l…
Gene describes the marble steps as ___…
Gene Forrester
Devon School
same
hard
What is the narrator's name?
Gene Forrester
What school did Gene go to?
Devon School
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Literature - Peace Like a River Vocab. Chp. 4
sporadically
ramrod
gable
protracted
(adv) appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time;…
(adj) to exert discipline and authority on
(n) the portion of the front or side of a building enclosed b…
(adj) to draw out or lengthen, especially in time; extend the…
sporadically
(adv) appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time;…
ramrod
(adj) to exert discipline and authority on
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Literature - Peace Like a River Vocab. Chp. 1
grama
egregious
innocuous
locutions
any of various pasture grasses of the genus Bouteloua
conspicuously bad or offensive
having no adverse effect; harmless
particular words, phrases, or expressions, especially ones us…
grama
any of various pasture grasses of the genus Bouteloua
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
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Sonlight Literature 130 Vocabulary Peace Child Weeks 1-3
Turgid
limpid
existentialism
indolent
(adj.) swollen; distended; tumid.
(adj.) clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or…
(n.) a philosophical attitude associated especially with Heid…
(adj.) having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slo…
Turgid
(adj.) swollen; distended; tumid.
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or…
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Literature - Peace Like a River Vocab. Chp. 3
blasphemous
pagans
rejoinder
stupefaction
adj, disrespect shown to god or sacred items
n, those who do not subscribe to any of the major religions
n, a reply to a question or request usually snappy
n, shock; great astonishment
blasphemous
adj, disrespect shown to god or sacred items
pagans
n, those who do not subscribe to any of the major religions
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LITERATURE QUIZ ON CHAPTERS 1-5 A SEPERATE PEACE
setting
the narration style
Gene
Finny
Devon School, fall time, 1942-3, New hampshire, passed tense
Finny being narrated to be the one at fault, the bad guy, gen…
The narrator of the book, a student at Devon during World War…
Gene's best friend and roommate, a remarkable athlete with a…
setting
Devon School, fall time, 1942-3, New hampshire, passed tense
the narration style
Finny being narrated to be the one at fault, the bad guy, gen…
Literature: Chee's Daughter, Civil Peace, Two Kinds
Gaudy
Indolence
Acrid
Banter
Bright and showy to the point of being in bad taste
Laziness; idleness
Irritating or upsetting
Good-natured, witty joking or teasing
Gaudy
Bright and showy to the point of being in bad taste
Indolence
Laziness; idleness
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English literature mid-term: separate peace and the cask of amontillado
why does Gene consider Finny's view on…
What does Gene believe may be the reas…
Finny says, "I think we ought to bomb…
What time of year is it at the beginni…
because usually boys at that age try to make themselves look…
the 16 year old students are about to go into war
don't bomb schools, hospitals, women or the elderly
the beginning of summer in 1942
why does Gene consider Finny's view on…
because usually boys at that age try to make themselves look…
What does Gene believe may be the reas…
the 16 year old students are about to go into war
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Peace Child Ch. 10-End
impelling
puckish
nimbus
charisma
Drive, force, or urge (someone) to do something
Mischievous; impish; naughtily or annoyingly playful
an atmosphere that surrounds a person or thing, a rain cloud,
divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
impelling
Drive, force, or urge (someone) to do something
puckish
Mischievous; impish; naughtily or annoyingly playful
Peace Child - Vocabulary - Chapters 1-9
vacuously
fetish
septum
hierarchy
without contents; empty
an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habita…
a dividing wall, membrane
any system of persons are things ranked one above another
vacuously
without contents; empty
fetish
an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habita…
AICE LIT Poetry- I Find No Peace
Poem
Author
Background
Quotes
...
...
...
...
Poem
...
Author
...
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Common Themes in Literature
Birth
Death
Heroism
Escape
new life or start of a new life
end of life or an end to a problem or time
bravery or courage
run away
Birth
new life or start of a new life
Death
end of life or an end to a problem or time
A Seperate Peace Quiz
Devon
Chet Douglass
a few jugs of hard cider
Brownie Perkins
The name of Gene's old school is:
In Chapter 4, Gene says that his main academic rival is:
At Finny's winter carnival, there is a riot over:
Brinker Hadley's timid roomate is:
Devon
The name of Gene's old school is:
Chet Douglass
In Chapter 4, Gene says that his main academic rival is:
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Financial Peace-Dave Ramsey Final
Compound interest
Emergency fund
Interest rate
Murphy's law
interest earned on both the principal amount and any interest…
money that you can access quickly for an immediate need
The rate charged for borrowing money, expressed as a percenta…
Anything that can happen will happen.
Compound interest
interest earned on both the principal amount and any interest…
Emergency fund
money that you can access quickly for an immediate need
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A Separate Peace Vocabulary
Sedate
Cupola
Convalescence
Specters
calm
domed roof or ceiling
A recovering of strength after illness
Appearances that haunt or perturb the mind
Sedate
calm
Cupola
domed roof or ceiling
Literature #2
Reprimand
Interminably
Perfunctory
Petulantly
Punishment
Unending
routine duty
Irritable
Reprimand
Punishment
Interminably
Unending
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A Separate Peace review
Chet Douglas
Brownie Perkins
telegram from Leper
Lepellier (Leper)
Gene's academic competition
Brinker's roommate
interrupted progress of Winter Carnival
a loner and social outcast
Chet Douglas
Gene's academic competition
Brownie Perkins
Brinker's roommate
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Themes in Literature
Alienation
Betrayal
Birth
Coming of age — boy becomes a man, gir…
creating emotional isolation
fading bonds of love
life after loss, life sustains tragedy
death as mystery, death as a new beginning
Alienation
creating emotional isolation
Betrayal
fading bonds of love
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A Separate Peace Vocabulary
contentious
anarchy
prodigious
inveigle
quarrelsome (inclination to disagree)
lawlessness and disorder
extraordinary in size, amount or degree
coaxing
contentious
quarrelsome (inclination to disagree)
anarchy
lawlessness and disorder
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A Separate Peace Quotes
Gene
Finny
Finny
Finny
Everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly t…
I'd kill myself out of jealous envy
I don't really believe we bombed Central Europe, do you?
Always say some prayers at night because it might turn out th…
Gene
Everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly t…
Finny
I'd kill myself out of jealous envy
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A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Narrator
Point of View
Tone
setting
Gene Forrester--as he revisits his high school campus and rec…
1st person
nostalgic, brooding, melancholy, regretful
1958--story begins... flashes back to 1942-1943
Narrator
Gene Forrester--as he revisits his high school campus and rec…
Point of View
1st person
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A Seperate Peace Quiz
Devon
Chet Douglass
a few jugs of hard cider
Brownie Perkins
The name of Gene's old school is:
In Chapter 4, Gene says that his main academic rival is:
At Finny's winter carnival, there is a riot over:
Brinker Hadley's timid roomate is:
Devon
The name of Gene's old school is:
Chet Douglass
In Chapter 4, Gene says that his main academic rival is:
10 terms
Comp-lit 2b A Separate Peace vocab 2
inane
indignant
innate
insidious
adj. silly, ridiculous, idiotic
adj. feeling/showing displeasure at something offensive (n. r…
adj. native, inherent, inborn, intrinsic
adj. subtle, menacing, sinister
inane
adj. silly, ridiculous, idiotic
indignant
adj. feeling/showing displeasure at something offensive (n. r…
14 terms
"A Separate Peace" Characters
Gene Forrester
Phineas (Finny)
Brinker Hadley
Leper Lepellier
The narrator of the book, a student at Devon during World War…
Gene's best friend and roommate, a remarkable athlete with a…
Gene's main rival for the top academic spot in the class. Bri…
A soft-spoken, nature-loving boy, with an old soul and ways t…
Gene Forrester
The narrator of the book, a student at Devon during World War…
Phineas (Finny)
Gene's best friend and roommate, a remarkable athlete with a…
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Toner/Bilgutay A Separate Peace - Study Guide of Facts
Author's Bio
Key Facts About Novel
Devon
Finny (Phineas)
Full Name: John Knowles... Date of Birth: September 16, 1926... Pla…
Full Title: A Separate Peace... Setting: The Devon School, a pri…
setting, where everything takes place, in New Hampshire, boys…
Lives in an idealized world, thought that WWII wasn't real an…
Author's Bio
Full Name: John Knowles... Date of Birth: September 16, 1926... Pla…
Key Facts About Novel
Full Title: A Separate Peace... Setting: The Devon School, a pri…
Literature Unit 5 Vocabulary
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
to express agreement; an agreement
one who does good to others
makred by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent
to express agreement; an agreement
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A Separate Peace Lit Vocab
Ambiguity
Antagonist
External conflict
Dichotomy
Double or multiple meaning (ambiguous = not black or white, n…
Usually the character who stands in direct opposition to or i…
The struggle between opposing forces that determines the acti…
A division into two especially mutually exclusive or contradi…
Ambiguity
Double or multiple meaning (ambiguous = not black or white, n…
Antagonist
Usually the character who stands in direct opposition to or i…
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Romanticism for AP Literature--Mr. Lewis
Romanticism
Romantic Poets
Henry David Thoreau
Walden
19th century artistic movement that appealed to emotion rathe…
Poets who wrote romantic poetry from 1770-1870; people like H…
A famous American thinker, philosopher, and writer. Wrote "Wa…
a famous American work of philosophy written by Henry David T…
Romanticism
19th century artistic movement that appealed to emotion rathe…
Romantic Poets
Poets who wrote romantic poetry from 1770-1870; people like H…
Separate Peace
Chapter 1: Where does Gene return to?…
Chapter 1: What two places did the nar…
Chapte 1: What summer does most of the…
Chapter 1: What did Phineas want to do…
Devon Academy; 15 years
The tree and the marble stairs
The Summer of 1942 (The Sarcastic Summer)
Phineas wanted to jump of the tree into the river to practice…
Chapter 1: Where does Gene return to?…
Devon Academy; 15 years
Chapter 1: What two places did the nar…
The tree and the marble stairs
20 terms
A Separate Peace chapters 10-13
presaged
aethete
querulous
modulated
foreshadowing; warning of, predicting
one who cultivates appreciation of beauty
(adj.) peevish, complaining, fretful
changed or adjusted to be suitable
presaged
foreshadowing; warning of, predicting
aethete
one who cultivates appreciation of beauty
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A Separate Peace Vocabulary Terms
Sardonic
Contemptuous
Contemplative
Olfactory
showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or some…
feeling or showing deep hatred or disapproval
involving, allowing, or causing deep thought
of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell
Sardonic
showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or some…
Contemptuous
feeling or showing deep hatred or disapproval
"A Separate Peace" Review
Who pushed Finny out of the tree?
What does Finny deny?
Who goes crazy after war?
What caused Finny's death?
Gene.
That there is no war, and that Finny didn't push him out of t…
Leper.
He fell, for a second time, down the steps, and when he leg w…
Who pushed Finny out of the tree?
Gene.
What does Finny deny?
That there is no war, and that Finny didn't push him out of t…
27 terms
Literature Terms Set I
literature
prose
fiction
nonfiction
Writings in either prose or poetry
Any literature that is written in paragraph form
A prose selection which is invented. It can be based on a tru…
Any prose selection that tells about something that actually…
literature
Writings in either prose or poetry
prose
Any literature that is written in paragraph form
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Ryan CP Lit Final: A Separate Peace
Characters
Symbols
Literary Techniques (LT)
LT: Flashback
Gene, Phineas (Finny), Leper, Brinker Hadley, Mr. Ludbury, Mr…
the tree, the Devon School, the marble staircase, Finny's pin…
Flashback, Finny as a sacrificial hero, biblical allusion
Gene returning to Devon 15 years after graduating then flashe…
Characters
Gene, Phineas (Finny), Leper, Brinker Hadley, Mr. Ludbury, Mr…
Symbols
the tree, the Devon School, the marble staircase, Finny's pin…
53 terms
Separate Peace
Chapter 1: Where does Gene return to?…
Chapter 1: What two places did the nar…
Chapte 1: What summer does most of the…
Chapter 1: What did Phineas want to do…
Devon Academy; 15 years
The tree and the marble stairs
The Summer of 1942 (The Sarcastic Summer)
Phineas wanted to jump of the tree into the river to practice…
Chapter 1: Where does Gene return to?…
Devon Academy; 15 years
Chapter 1: What two places did the nar…
The tree and the marble stairs
Civil Peace
Title/author
Context/ location
Speaker
Themes
Civil Peace by Chinua Achebe
A story about a family in Nigeria who have their only money s…
3rd person narrator, depends on quote
Optimism, war, we create our own realities
Title/author
Civil Peace by Chinua Achebe
Context/ location
A story about a family in Nigeria who have their only money s…
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Literature Chapter 4
The Author's Resolution in a Sonnet
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Delight in Disorder
His Prayer for Absolution
George Wither
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick
The Author's Resolution in a Sonnet
George Wither
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Robert Herrick
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Literature Vocabulary Unit 5
acute
bluster
bungle
commentary
with a sharp point, keen and alert, sharp and severe, rising…
to talk or act in a noisy and threatening way, to blow in sto…
to act or work clumsily and awkwardly, to ruin something thro…
a series or notes clarifying or explaining something, an expr…
acute
with a sharp point, keen and alert, sharp and severe, rising…
bluster
to talk or act in a noisy and threatening way, to blow in sto…
A Separate Peace Study Exam Set
Round/Dynamic Character
Frame Narrative/Enclosed Setting
Flat/Static Character
Stock Characters/Stereotypes
...
...
...
...
Round/Dynamic Character
...
Frame Narrative/Enclosed Setting
...
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American Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary (11-20)
misconstrue
obnoxious
placate
placid
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify
(adj) calm, peaceful
misconstrue
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
BRITISH LITERATURE
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
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a separate peace
What two specific spots does Gene revi…
Who seems like he will be a main chara…
Who is the narrator?
How long has Gene been out of school?
the marble staircase and a specific tree by the river
Finny was Gene's roommate in high school and in the first cha…
Gene Forrester
15 years
What two specific spots does Gene revi…
the marble staircase and a specific tree by the river
Who seems like he will be a main chara…
Finny was Gene's roommate in high school and in the first cha…
63 terms
Mid-Term (Literature)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
Conflict
Hobbit: Bilbo... Necklace: Mathilda
Hobbit: Sin, evil, greed... Necklace: Mathilda
Hobbit: hobbit hole, forest, elves kingdom, plains, mountain…
Hobbit: evil, sin... Necklace: greed
Protagonist
Hobbit: Bilbo... Necklace: Mathilda
Antagonist
Hobbit: Sin, evil, greed... Necklace: Mathilda
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