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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…
68 terms
Literature: British Poetry
"Dulce et Decorum Est" (by Wilfred Owen)
"Gunga Din" (by Rudyard Kipling)
"Gunga Din" (by Rudyard Kipling)
"Kubla Khan" (by Samuel Taylor Colerid…
Poem whose title means "It is sweet and honorable." It is bas…
Poem whose title character is an Indian water carrier who is…
Poem with the lines "Tho' I've belted you and flayed you, / B…
Poem that begins "In Xanadu did [the title character] / A sta…
"Dulce et Decorum Est" (by Wilfred Owen)
Poem whose title means "It is sweet and honorable." It is bas…
"Gunga Din" (by Rudyard Kipling)
Poem whose title character is an Indian water carrier who is…
43 terms
British Literature Poetry test
Which King broke ways with Catholic Ch…
Why did he break ways with the catholi…
What was the name of the church he cre…
How many wives did he have?
King Henry VII
to divorce his wife
anglican church
6
Which King broke ways with Catholic Ch…
King Henry VII
Why did he break ways with the catholi…
to divorce his wife
37 terms
British Literature: Romantic Poetry
1817
1819
1820
1824
the year of the ghost stories and nightmares that led to Fran…
Keats's recognition of weakened health, likely tuberculosis (…
the death of George III
the year Byron joined the ongoing Greek uprising against the…
1817
the year of the ghost stories and nightmares that led to Fran…
1819
Keats's recognition of weakened health, likely tuberculosis (…
36 terms
British Literature - Elements of Poetry
Poetry
Rhythm/Cadence
Assonance
Alliteration
communicate emotion through rhythm and the specific use of wo…
patterns of sound
repetition of vowel sounds
repetition of consonant sounds
Poetry
communicate emotion through rhythm and the specific use of wo…
Rhythm/Cadence
patterns of sound
15 terms
British Literature: Poetry Terms
paradox
apostrophe
synecdoche
hyperbole
a self-contradictory statement that it true
addressing something inanimate or someone who is dead or can'…
metaphor when the part represents the whole or the whole repr…
extreme exaggeration
paradox
a self-contradictory statement that it true
apostrophe
addressing something inanimate or someone who is dead or can'…
33 terms
British Literature-Poetry Terms
Ballad
Black Comedy
Blank Verse
Free verse
A folk song or poem that tells a story of an incident, usuall…
The treatment of horrific or sinister subjects in a humorous…
A poem in blank verse has unrhymed lines, but keeps the iambi…
A poem in free verse has no rhyme scheme or pentameter.
Ballad
A folk song or poem that tells a story of an incident, usuall…
Black Comedy
The treatment of horrific or sinister subjects in a humorous…
37 terms
British Literature Poetry Terms
Elizabethan Sonnet
Petrarchan Sonnet
Miltonian Sonnet
The turn
A type of poetry composed of three quatrains rhyming abab, cd…
A type of poetry developed by Petrarch. There is an octet rhy…
A style of poetry using the Petrarchan rhyme scheme that has…
A change in a poem's idea or mood, usually also followed by a…
Elizabethan Sonnet
A type of poetry composed of three quatrains rhyming abab, cd…
Petrarchan Sonnet
A type of poetry developed by Petrarch. There is an octet rhy…
11 terms
Memorization of British Literature Poetry
Line 1
Line 2
Line 3
Line 4
This royal throne of kings, this sceptr'd isle,
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
The other Eden, demi-paradise,
This fortress built by nature for herself
Line 1
This royal throne of kings, this sceptr'd isle,
Line 2
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
33 terms
British Literature Poetry Terms
Concrete Diction
Abstract Diction
High Diction
Middle Diction
Describes conditions or qualities that are exact, visual, and…
Refers to qualities that are rarefied, and theoretical, detac…
Exactly follows the rules of syntax, complex words, and lofty…
Maintains correct language and word order, but avoids elabora…
Concrete Diction
Describes conditions or qualities that are exact, visual, and…
Abstract Diction
Refers to qualities that are rarefied, and theoretical, detac…
55 terms
British Literature and Poetry
The Lamb
Songs of Innocence and Experience
Poetical Sketches
The Chimney Sweeper
Blake
Blake
Blake
Blake
The Lamb
Blake
Songs of Innocence and Experience
Blake
25 terms
Poetry Terms- British Literature
Tone
Symbol
Speaker
Synecdoche
Attitude of the poet towards his subject
Something that has its own meaning while standing for somethi…
The voice of the poem
A figure of speech using a part for the whole
Tone
Attitude of the poet towards his subject
Symbol
Something that has its own meaning while standing for somethi…
10 terms
British Literature Midterm - Poetry
heroic poetry
lyric poetry
elegiac poetry
Elegy poetry
recounting the achievements of warriors
expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, usua…
lamenting the deaths of loved ones and the loss of the past
mourns the loss of someone or something
heroic poetry
recounting the achievements of warriors
lyric poetry
expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker, usua…
31 terms
British Literature Poetry Test
Attitude and Scene
Speaker and tone
Tone
Rhyme
Who is the audience... Setting - time and place
Who is he or she?... Does the speaker have a purpose?... What is th…
Denotation: the dictionary definition... Connotation: all the ov…
Repetition of accented sounds in words, usually those falling…
Attitude and Scene
Who is the audience... Setting - time and place
Speaker and tone
Who is he or she?... Does the speaker have a purpose?... What is th…
41 terms
OTHS British Literature - Poetry Terms
a short poem in song format that tells…
a poem, the subject of which is the de…
long, adventurous tale with a hero, ge…
expresses love, inner emotions, tends…
ballad
elegy
epic
lyric
a short poem in song format that tells…
ballad
a poem, the subject of which is the de…
elegy
49 terms
British Literature - Renaissance Poetry Exam
octave
couplet
sestet
quatrain
a verse form consisting of eight lines of iambic pentameter
Shakespeare ended his sonnets with rhyming couplets (two line…
the last six lines of a sonnet
a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes
octave
a verse form consisting of eight lines of iambic pentameter
couplet
Shakespeare ended his sonnets with rhyming couplets (two line…
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
37 terms
British Literature Poetry Terms (9/6)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analysis
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
72 terms
British Literature: Poetry Vocab & Poets
William Shakespeare
Sir Walter Raleigh
Lyric
Narrative
-Greatest Writer in English language... -'Bard of Avon'... -Influen…
-Elizabethan Age... -Adored by Queen Elizabeth... -Explored New Wor…
expresses personal/emotional feeligns
tells a story
William Shakespeare
-Greatest Writer in English language... -'Bard of Avon'... -Influen…
Sir Walter Raleigh
-Elizabethan Age... -Adored by Queen Elizabeth... -Explored New Wor…
33 terms
British Literature Poetry Unit Review
Rhyme scheme
Allusion
Consonance
Assonance
A pattern of end rhymes that occurs consistently throughout a…
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
the repetition of the sound of a consonants
the repetition of the sound of a vowel ... "The ship was cheered…
Rhyme scheme
A pattern of end rhymes that occurs consistently throughout a…
Allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
27 terms
British Literature 1 Poetry Vocab
End rhyme
Internal rhyme
Approximate rhyme
Eye rhyme
Rhyme that occurs at the end of lines.
Rhyme which occurs within a line.
Rhyme in which only the final consonant sounds of the word ar…
The appearance of two words which, because of their similar s…
End rhyme
Rhyme that occurs at the end of lines.
Internal rhyme
Rhyme which occurs within a line.
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
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…
26 terms
British Literature I Poetry and Prose
Wyatt "Sonnet 10"
Wyatt "Sonnet 29"
Wyatt "Sonnet 31"
Howard "Wyatt Resteth Here"
"the long love that in my thought doth harbour"
"the pillar perished is whereto I leant"
"Farewell, Love, and all thy laws forever"
"Wyatt resteth here, that quick could never rest"
Wyatt "Sonnet 10"
"the long love that in my thought doth harbour"
Wyatt "Sonnet 29"
"the pillar perished is whereto I leant"
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
41 terms
Honors British Literature Poetry Information
ballad
elegy
epic
lyric
a short poem in song format that tells a story
a poem, the subject of which is the death of a person, or in…
long adventurous tale with a hero, generally on a quest
expresses love, inner emotions, tends to be personal; usually…
ballad
a short poem in song format that tells a story
elegy
a poem, the subject of which is the death of a person, or in…
30 terms
HONORS BRITISH LITERATURE RENAISSANCE POETRY
Motet
Madrigal
Renaissance
Religion
Religious music in latin
Secular, written in venacular
1450-1650 rebirth
From god focus to human beings
Motet
Religious music in latin
Madrigal
Secular, written in venacular
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
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"
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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
27 terms
English British poetry test
the first tudor king
very impulsive king, friends with sir…
age 9 when he came to the thrown, did…
bloody mary, died after 5 years of power
Henry VII
Henry VIII
Edward VI
Mary Tudor
the first tudor king
Henry VII
very impulsive king, friends with sir…
Henry VIII
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
66 terms
English Literature: Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Antagonist
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one
character or force against which main character struggles
Allegory
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
16 terms
British Literature 2303 Poetry Vocabulary Word Definitions
abstemious
plentitude
histrionic
belligerent
moderate in eating or drinking
fullness, abundance
display of emotions
warlike
abstemious
moderate in eating or drinking
plentitude
fullness, abundance
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