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20 terms
803 Literature, The Tell-Tale Heart
conceived
vulture
dissimulation
vexed
v. to form an idea; to think
n. a person or thing that preys, especially greedily or unscr…
n. to hide under a false appearance; feigning
v. irritated; annoyed
conceived
v. to form an idea; to think
vulture
n. a person or thing that preys, especially greedily or unscr…
25 terms
Literature -- The Tell-Tale Heart
Yes
A vulture's eye.
Pale blue, with a film over it.
Yes
In the first paragraph of "The Tell-Tale Heart" does the narr…
What did the old man's eye resemble?
What color was the old man's eye?
Did the narrator love the old man?
Yes
In the first paragraph of "The Tell-Tale Heart" does the narr…
A vulture's eye.
What did the old man's eye resemble?
6 terms
Literature: The Tell-Tale Heart
cunningly... Synonym: sneakily... Antonyms:…
resolved... Synonym: Chose... Antonym:Hesita…
stealthily... Synonym: slyly... Antonym: ope…
vex... Synonym: Upset... Antonym: Calm
(adv.) in a way that is skillfully dishonest... Synonym:?... Antony…
(v.) decided... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
(adv.) in a secret or sly way... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
(v.) annoy; distress... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
cunningly... Synonym: sneakily... Antonyms:…
(adv.) in a way that is skillfully dishonest... Synonym:?... Antony…
resolved... Synonym: Chose... Antonym:Hesita…
(v.) decided... Synonym:?... Antonym:?
18 terms
Literature- Tell-Tale Heart
crevice
stifle
unreliable narrator
third person point of view
narrow crack
smother
narrator whose assessments of events cannot be trusted for so…
narrator is an outside observer
crevice
narrow crack
stifle
smother
16 terms
Literature - folk tale definitions
oral tradition
theme
universal theme
moral
of storytelling
is a central idea, message, or insight that is revealed withi…
is an idea that is repeated across many cultures and througho…
is a lesson about life that is taught by a story
oral tradition
of storytelling
theme
is a central idea, message, or insight that is revealed withi…
8 terms
Literature tell- tale heart
acute
Vex
Stifled
Wane
sharp and strong or intense.
to disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
held back; smothered.
to draw to a close; approach an end.
acute
sharp and strong or intense.
Vex
to disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
8 terms
Literature tell tale heart
acute
vex
stifled
wane
sharp and strong or intense
to disturb, annoy, or anger,especially by some small, repeate…
held back; smothered
to draw to a close; aprroach an end
acute
sharp and strong or intense
vex
to disturb, annoy, or anger,especially by some small, repeate…
8 terms
Literature- Tell Tale Heart
audacity
vehemently
derision
vexed
noun: boldness... Impressed with his own ________, the narrator…
adverb: forcefully; passionately... He talked more __________, b…
noun: contempt; ridicule... Most of all, the narrator hated the…
verb: disturbed; annoyed... The old man's eye _____ the narrator.
audacity
noun: boldness... Impressed with his own ________, the narrator…
vehemently
adverb: forcefully; passionately... He talked more __________, b…
16 terms
literature the tell-tale heart
acute
hearken
profound
sagacity
Sharp, highly developed, keen
Listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
acute
Sharp, highly developed, keen
hearken
Listen carefully
10 terms
Literature The Tell-Tale Heart
acute
vexed
sagacity
refrained
adj. sharp
v. disturbed
n. intelligence and good judgement
v. held back
acute
adj. sharp
vexed
v. disturbed
19 terms
The Canterbury Tales//Literature
Absolve
Accure
Agility
Arbitrate
Forgive, make free from blame
Increase over time
Being able to move quick
Decided by listenting to an argument
Absolve
Forgive, make free from blame
Accure
Increase over time
10 terms
Literature Vocab Canterbury tales
Besiege
Caterwaul
Chastity
Cuckold
To surround and attack a fortified place
To utter Long, wailing cries, howl or screech
The state of refraining from sexual intercourse; virginity
The husband of an unfaithful wife
Besiege
To surround and attack a fortified place
Caterwaul
To utter Long, wailing cries, howl or screech
9 terms
British Literature: Canterbury Tales
Story within a story
Genuine and sincere, chivalrous, perfe…
Knight's son that cares about looks, R…
Genuine, comical
Frame story
Knight
Squire
Nun
Story within a story
Frame story
Genuine and sincere, chivalrous, perfe…
Knight
26 terms
American Literature : The Canterbury Tales
Franklin
Friar
Doctor
The Wife of Bath
His name means free man; lives for pleasure but is generous;…
Supposedly a religious man but a "wanton one and merry" ; as…
"Kept the gold he won in pestilences" as he had a "special lo…
Red-faced and gap-toothed, finely dressed; has made many pilg…
Franklin
His name means free man; lives for pleasure but is generous;…
Friar
Supposedly a religious man but a "wanton one and merry" ; as…
30 terms
Literature (Pourquoi Tales)
to attach
solid
to adopt
to link
to fasten or connect one object to another
hard or firm, with a fixed shape, and not a liquid or gas
to take someone else's child into your home and legally becom…
to make a connection between two or more things or people
to attach
to fasten or connect one object to another
solid
hard or firm, with a fixed shape, and not a liquid or gas
14 terms
British Literature The Canterbury Tales
Language of Canterbury Tales
Author of Canterbury Tales
Tabard Inn
How many pilgrims were going to Canter…
Middle English
Geoffrey Chaucer
Located in Southward and owned by Harry Bailey
28
Language of Canterbury Tales
Middle English
Author of Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
33 terms
Literature vocabulary tales of the mysterious
Acute
Vexed
Sagacity
Desolate
Sharp,sensitive
Disturbed ,annoyed
Intelligence and good judgement .
Desolate Lonely; miserable; deserted
Acute
Sharp,sensitive
Vexed
Disturbed ,annoyed
48 terms
British Literature Canterbury Tales
Why was Chaucer the father of English…
Why was being a page significant for C…
What were Chaucer's other jobs?
What was Chaucer's largest contribution?
Blended Poetry and language of the Normans & Anglo Saxons int…
Able to learn about and observe the aristocracy
Courtier, foreign diplomat, justice of peace, translator, mem…
Development of the English language for literary purposes
Why was Chaucer the father of English…
Blended Poetry and language of the Normans & Anglo Saxons int…
Why was being a page significant for C…
Able to learn about and observe the aristocracy
55 terms
Canterbury Tales & Medieval Literature
Norman Invasion
French
old english, french, latin
Christianity
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
ML- What three languages combine to make middle english?
ML- What is very important in this time period?
Norman Invasion
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
French
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
23 terms
Fairy Tales & Literature
die Fee
die Prinzessin
die Stiefmutter
die Eifersucht
the fairy
the princess
the step-mother
the jealousy
die Fee
the fairy
die Prinzessin
the princess
55 terms
Canterbury Tales & Medieval Literature
Norman Invasion
French
old english, french, latin
Christianity
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
ML- What three languages combine to make middle english?
ML- What is very important in this time period?
Norman Invasion
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
French
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
74 terms
AP Literature - Canterbury Tales
What 3 languages were popular in Chauc…
Who usually spoke English in Chaucer's…
Who usually spoke French in Chaucer's…
Who usually spoke Latin in Chaucer's d…
1. English... 2. French... 3. Latin
Commoners
Scholars
Church
What 3 languages were popular in Chauc…
1. English... 2. French... 3. Latin
Who usually spoke English in Chaucer's…
Commoners
55 terms
Canterbury Tales & Medieval Literature
Norman Invasion
French
old english, french, latin
Christianity
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
ML- What three languages combine to make middle english?
ML- What is very important in this time period?
Norman Invasion
ML- In 1066, what occurs that changes England a lot?
French
ML- A futal system starts with who as the ruling class?
20 terms
British Literature Canterbury Tales
pilgrimage
chivalry
joust
heathen
A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages
A combat on horseback between two knights
An uncivilized or irreligious person
pilgrimage
A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
chivalry
Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages
10 terms
British Literature: The Canterbury Tales
accrue
courtliness
entreaty
malady
to be added or gained; to accumuate
polite, elegant manners; refined behavior
a serious request or plea
a disease or disorder; an ailment
accrue
to be added or gained; to accumuate
courtliness
polite, elegant manners; refined behavior
25 terms
Canterbury Tales: Literature
Where are the pilgrims going and why a…
What time of year do they go on their…
What is the Host's reward for the best…
Romance
They are going to the Canterbury Cathedrals to see St. Thomas…
April during spring time
Everyone had to pay for the winners dinner. Requirements: ent…
The Knight's Tale:... - Long-ago-and-far-away setting... - Aristocr…
Where are the pilgrims going and why a…
They are going to the Canterbury Cathedrals to see St. Thomas…
What time of year do they go on their…
April during spring time
29 terms
Canterbury Tales English Literature
characterization
direct characterization
indirect characterization
tone
the means by which a writer develops a character's personalit…
stating facts about a personality directly
revealing personality through details of Chaucer's physical d…
writer's attitude toward the work's subject or characters
characterization
the means by which a writer develops a character's personalit…
direct characterization
stating facts about a personality directly
13 terms
Medieval Literature Test (Tales)
His own wealth
Irony
Gold coins, treasure, death
An old man
The pardoner is concerned about
The avaricious Pardkner tells a tale warning against greed. T…
The three men find _____ under a tree (all of the above)
This character guides the three young men in their quest and…
His own wealth
The pardoner is concerned about
Irony
The avaricious Pardkner tells a tale warning against greed. T…
10 terms
Literature Vocab: "The Tell-Tale Heart"
cunningly
resolved
stealthily
vex
In a way that is skillfully dishonest
Decided
In a secret or sly way
Distress
cunningly
In a way that is skillfully dishonest
resolved
Decided
17 terms
British Literature Canterbury Tales- "The Pardoner's Tale"
Why is the Host upset at the opening o…
Who does the Host ask to tell the next…
What does the Pardoner say is always t…
What are some of the Pardoner's money-…
The doctor told a sad story.
The Pardoner to tell the next tale.
The pardoner says the main point of his sermons is that the l…
One of the Pardoner's money-making tricks is that he made the…
Why is the Host upset at the opening o…
The doctor told a sad story.
Who does the Host ask to tell the next…
The Pardoner to tell the next tale.
16 terms
Literature Tell Tale Heart Vocab
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
Listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
Listen carefully
54 terms
Literature: "The Tell-Tale Heart" & "The Raven"
Edgar Allen Poe
Considered as "the father of the myste…
Short Story
Poe found popular success but not fort…
Who was the author of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Edgar Allen Poe:
What is the genre of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Setting of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Edgar Allen Poe
Who was the author of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Considered as "the father of the myste…
Edgar Allen Poe:
44 terms
"Tell Tale Heart" Literature Test
Conceived
Dissimulation
Vexed
Courageously
To form an idea; think
Hiding of one's own feelings or purposes
Irritated; annoyed
Possessing or characterized by courage; brave
Conceived
To form an idea; think
Dissimulation
Hiding of one's own feelings or purposes
16 terms
Literature - The Tell-Tale Heart - Vocabulary
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
listen carefully
24 terms
British Literature~Canterbury Tales
An old English bard or poet
A short (usually two-word) phrase used…
Gloat, showboat, boast
10th century anthology of Anglo-Saxon…
Scop
Kenning
Gielp
Exeter book
An old English bard or poet
Scop
A short (usually two-word) phrase used…
Kenning
52 terms
Literature: Canterbury Tales
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales?
What is the narrators name?
Where is the narrator going?
Why is the narrator on this journey?
Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
On a pilgrimage to Canterbury
To take the characters on a religious pilgrimage
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales?
Geoffrey Chaucer
What is the narrators name?
Geoffrey Chaucer
23 terms
World Literature (The Tale of Sir. Gareth)
array
audacious
augment
cavalier
a large display
fearless; daring
to increase; make greater
Arrogant; haughty
array
a large display
audacious
fearless; daring
23 terms
World Literature (The Tale of Sir. Gareth)
array
audacious
augment
cavalier
a large display
fearless; daring
to increase; make greater
a formal parade of horsemen
array
a large display
audacious
fearless; daring
11 terms
Canterbury Tales "The Reeve's Tale" Genres of Medieval Literature
Miracle Story
Chivalric or Courtly Romance
Fabliau (Fabliaux)
Allegory
one in which a saint or the Virgin Mary intervenes in respons…
a narrative in metrical verse; tales of love, adventure, knig…
humorous; stories based on trickery and deception; often invo…
a tale in which persons represent abstract qualities: ascribe…
Miracle Story
one in which a saint or the Virgin Mary intervenes in respons…
Chivalric or Courtly Romance
a narrative in metrical verse; tales of love, adventure, knig…
10 terms
Literature - The Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
acute
conceive
vex
stifled
sharp; keen
to think of
to disturb; to annoy
smothered
acute
sharp; keen
conceive
to think of
24 terms
Literature Vocab The Tell Tale Heart
acute
dissimulation
profound
sagacity
syn: keen, sharp ... def: to be sensitive.
sym: cover up, mask... def: hiding of ones feelings
syn: serious, deep... def: getting to the bottom of the matter,…
syn: experience, knowledge... def: high intelligence and sound j…
acute
syn: keen, sharp ... def: to be sensitive.
dissimulation
sym: cover up, mask... def: hiding of ones feelings
11 terms
Literature Hair- Raising Tale Vocabulary
Screenplay
Drama
Act
Scene
The script of a film, containing dialogue, stage directions,…
A work of literature intended to be performed for an audience
A major division of a play; a play may be subdivided into sev…
A subdivision of an act in a play. A change in scene often in…
Screenplay
The script of a film, containing dialogue, stage directions,…
Drama
A work of literature intended to be performed for an audience
Literature the tell tale heart vocabulary
Conceived
Vexed
Dissimulation
Sagacity
an idea or something you think of it
Annoy someone
hiding of one's true feelings
Sound judgment
Conceived
an idea or something you think of it
Vexed
Annoy someone
8 terms
Literature Words Tell Tale Heart:
Vex
Stifle
Crevice
Audicity
To annoy someone
To smother something
Is a narrow crack
Is shameless daring or boldness
Vex
To annoy someone
Stifle
To smother something
10 terms
literature tell tale heart terms
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY H…
Acute
Conceive
Stifled
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY HEART BECAUSE MASLOWE IS…
ADJ. sharp, keen
V. to think of
ADJ. smothered
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY H…
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION BY HEART BECAUSE MASLOWE IS…
Acute
ADJ. sharp, keen
16 terms
Literature Tell Tale Heart Vocabulary
Acute
Hearken
Profound
Sagacity
highly developed; keen; sharp
listen carefully
having great knowledge, insight or wisdom
Strong perception or awareness
Acute
highly developed; keen; sharp
Hearken
listen carefully
13 terms
The Tell Tale Heart Vocab Literature
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Dramatic irony
Acute
What is said is the opposite of what is done
What happens is different from or even opposite of what we ex…
We know something a character doesn't know
Sharp
Verbal irony
What is said is the opposite of what is done
Situational irony
What happens is different from or even opposite of what we ex…
24 terms
Literature vocab for tell tale heart
acute
dissimulation
profound
sagacity
sensitive
hypocrasy
far down
acuteness of mental descernment
acute
sensitive
dissimulation
hypocrasy
"The Tell-Tale Heart" Literature Terms
Acute
Vex
Stifled
Wane
Sharp and strong or intense
To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
Held back; smothered
To draw to a close; approach an end
Acute
Sharp and strong or intense
Vex
To disturb, annoy, or anger, especially by some small, repeat…
26 terms
Gothic Literature (Tell Tale Heart) Vocabulary
acute
audacity
derision
foresight
sharp/keen hearing
daring/presumptious
contempt/ridicule
to look forward
acute
sharp/keen hearing
audacity
daring/presumptious
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