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Honors Brit. Lit. Anglo-Saxon Literature (Beowulf)

Celts The original occupants of England Romans Deserted the British Isles because their home was in trouble language and Christianity Two elements of their culture were juxtaposed in their literature. They were __________ Bede Wrote the Ecclesiastical History of the English People Doomsday Book Most of the remaining literature of this period was preserved in…

English Literature, Unit 1, Animal Farm

Boxer Strong, hardworking and believes in Animal Farm Boxer “Napoleon is always right” Boxer “I must work harder” Boxer Is betrayed by Napoleon who sells him Benjamin Old wise donkey who’s suspicious of revolution Benjamin Thinks “nothing ever changes” is right. Benjamin His suspicions are true, about Boxer and sign changes Napoleon Not a good…

Theme literature

The observation or insight about life (When a story touches you so deeply it has probably taught you something valuable about life ) Theme Is the message about life that the reader takes away from a work of literature Theme Many writers do not know their theme when they begin True Often emerges naturally from…

BJU Elements of Literature: Unit 5: Fables

Folktale Short tale passed orally Fable Brief fanciful stories, have moral Beast fable Characters are animals Fairy tale Contains an element of magic, indefinite time and place Myth Explains how an aspect of life came to be Foil character Two characters with opposite personalities Archetype Recurring character, idea, or plot in fairytales Protagonist Main character…

Wisdom Literature – Parallelism and FOS

Synonymous Parallelism – Def A close similarity between two consecutive lines; the thought of the first is restated in second The heavens declare the glory of God; And the sky above proclaims His handiwork – Psalm 19:1 Synonymous Antithetic Parallelism – Def The second line contrasts with the first; the statement in the first line…

English III – Unit 5: Regional Voices Realism in American Literature

realism a literary movement that began in America in 1865 and flourished until approximately 1890; the movement stressed the importance of defining realistic characters, settings, and situations in literature satire in literature, making fun of a human failing in an effort to bring it to light for the reader; often used to address a social…

Crane-AP 2 Literature and Language

Allusion A reference to something literary, mythoglogical, or historical; e.g., reference to something as “the forbidden fruit” which alludes to the Biblical Genesis story Anticlimax A rhetorical or literary device which shows a disappointing situation or a sudden transition in discourse from an important idea to a ludicrous or trivial one. It is when at…

Nobel Prize Literature Winners

(Sully) Prudhomme 1901; first winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature; Stances et Poèmes (Stanzas and Poems); Le vase brisé (Christian Matthias Theodor) Mommsen 1902; Second Nobel Prize winner for literature; worked with Roman Law (Bjørnstjerne Martinus) Bjørnson 1903; One of the Four Greats; wrote the lyrics to Norweigan National Anthem; De Nygifte (The Newly…

Homer’s Odyssey and Epic Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary

Archetype An ideal example or model after which other things are patterned; can be situational, setting, or symbolic Demonic Adversary Villain Homer Blind Greek man who came up with and told the story of “Odyssey”, “Iliad”, and “Homeric Hymns” Odysseus Hero of Homer’s Odyssey; known for his long journey and heroic characteristics Penelope Devoted wife…

literature unite review 7

poetry artfully compressed thought resulting in the elevated expression of ideas sestet a stanza of six lines stanza divisions of a poem based on thought, meter, or rhyme and usually recognized by the number of lines they contain rhythm a regular pace or beat rhyme scheme the pattern of rhyme sounds in a poem or…

Gothic Literature (Gothic PPT, Poe bio, The Fall of…, Poetic devices)

Allegory a short moral story Alliteration The repetition of constant sounds, usually at the beginning of words (2 words) Imagry the ability to form mental pictures of things or events Metaphor a figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity Rhyme scheme The pattern of end rhymes in a poem Tone the distinctive property of…

GRADE 8 / ENGLISH LITERATURE / BALLADS

Ballad >A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas > a love song Characteristics of a ballad characterized by swift action and narrated in a direct style. Difference between early and later ballads Explaine the structure of ballads >A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, Is Ballad of Rudolf an “early” or “later”…

Literature of Mainland Southeast Asia

Thailand Cambodia Laos Myanmar Vietnam 5 Countries that are included in Mainland Southeast Asia poetry The best expression of Thai literary genius is found in? klon’s pet ton The best known and most numerous poems are the elegantly expressed and very musical love songs known as? eight-line verses two stanzas 8 syllables 3 descriptions of…

Holt literature vocabulary and questions

Unpretentious Modest. Assuage Ease and calm. Incurred Brought upon oneself. Surreptitiously Sneakily or stealthily. Contemptuous Scornful. Describe the Lantins’ married life. Proposed to her and married her. She ran his household skillfully economically. What two tastes of Madame Lantin’s does Monsieur Lantin object to? Are fake jewelry and theater. How does the death of his…

Abeka English literature classics for Christians quiz 17

Dramatic monologue Soul in action Sir modred Idols of the king In memorium This better to have and lost Crossing the bar Iennysin Arthur Hallam Greatest sorrow of iennysin Idyll Domestic life Enoch anolen Sailor lost for 10 years Idols of the King There of war Passing of Arthur Sir bedinere throws sword Revenge Sir…

Major Forms of Literature

Form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings. Poetry Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure. Prose A fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with some degree of realism. Novel A subgenre of novel written…

Key Works of Literature, Art, & Music (APUSH)

Civil Disobedience: On the Duty of Civil Disobedience,” 1849 Henry David Thoreau wrote this essay where he expressed opposition to the Mexican War. He argued that individuals have a moral responsibility to oppose unjust laws & unjust actions by gov’ts. This essay influenced Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolent … … . “Common Sense,” 1776 a…

AM Literature: The Great Gatsby Quotes

“I am still a little afraid of missing something if I forget that, as my father snobbishly suggested, and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is parceled out unequally at birth.” Here, Nick states that money isn’t the only thing that people are born with or without, but some people are naturally…

biomedical literature evaluation exam 1

What is medical literature? Any published work that involves the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of a disease Why do we need to read primary literature? Formulate your own opinion Keep current with new drugs and diseases Apply drug information to different patients Find specific drug information What makes publishing important? EBM practice depends on publishing,…

Art, Literature and Culture (APUSH)

Phillis Wheatley Slave and poet in colonial America. First African American to publish; her work was well received, even by George Washington. Neo-Classicism Art of the colonial age. Reflected ideas of the Greeks and Romans. Logic, form, balance and reason. John Singleton Copley, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin West Romanticism Early 1800s. A reaction against the Enlightenment….

Reading Literature/Informational Text

Introduction Start of the story. Needs key details Ex: Night, Ship-Trap island, Rainsford, Zaroff, Ivan, suspenseful. Initial Incident 1st major action the moves the plot Ex: Rainsford falls off the yacht. Doodle is born with a disability Rosaura is invited to Luciana’s party Rising Action Series of events that lead to the “turning and most…

GCSE English Literature Heroes Quotes w/Characters & Themes

Francis – Revenge And I know where to find him Francis – Guilt and Sin I stood there helplessly Francis – Good and Evil You were our hero even before the war Francis – Innocence and Childhood Took me in after father died Francis – Love and Hate Her words filled me with both love…

British Literature – Victorian Era

The literary era that began with Sir Walter Scott’s death and ended with Queen Victoria’s death the Victorian Era Why is Victorian England often compared to Elizabethan England? for its EXPANSION of knowledge, geographical dominion, and high cultural achievement The three periods the Victorian Era can be divided into Early Period Mid-Victorian Period Late Period…

Literature 19-26

CH. 19: What were Luther’s main complaints against the church? What reforms did he seek? What were the results of Luther’s protests? Luther’s main complaints about the church were that salvation could not be bought through indulgences but by the grace of God and their faith in Christ. Luther wanted to be in charge of…

Literature Vikings/Norsemen Backround Information Notes

Vikings/Norsemen: Where were they from? Sweden, Norway, and Denmark; Scandinavia Vikings/Norsemen: What does Viking mean? Warrior of the Sea Vikings/Norsemen: What were they known for (their reputation)? Adventurous and Fearless; Great Merchants and Navigators Vikings/Norsemen: How were the different groups set apart from most highly regarded to lowest? Where they were from, how much land…

Period Introduction Quiz: Early Chinese Literature and Thought

The “Mandate from Heaven” was a way of justifying which of the following? shifts in power from one dynasty to another Which of the following media was NOT used for early Bronze Age writing paper What was the ancient Chinese Classic of Changes (the I Ching)? the divination text The earliest Chinese writing used characters…

AP Literature Sorrow-Fear-Worry Tone/ Attitude Words

Aggravated Annoyed; Irritated; Exasperated To become irritated or inflamed Agitated Excited; disturbed Anxious Full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune Earnestly desirous; eager Apologetic Sorry; regretful atoning; contrite Apprehensive Uneasy or fearful about something that may happen Perceptive; discerning Concerned Interested or affected; troubled or anxious Having connection or…

Intro to the Old Testament: Exam 3 Wisdom Literature

Be able to give a general definition of Wisdom Literature — what forms does it take, to whom is it traditionally attributed, in what circles could it have been produced, what functions does it serve, etc.? Wisdom literature is a genre in biblical text that focuses on teaching lessons that apply universally, the Book of…

Literature Chart- Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Rod Serling Who is the author of Monters are Due on Maple Street? Science fiction What is the genre? Steve (sort of), Les Who are the protagonists? Charlie, Tommy, Don, aliens Who are the antagonists? fear (of aliens), confusion, and doubt What are the internal conflicts? Pete van Horn killed, power outage, and Tommy’s comic…

AP Literature Shmoop Vocabulary

sequester isolate or hide away scanty small or insufficient in quantity or amount elegy a sad poem, usually written to praise and express sorrow for someone who is dead. sylvan consisting of or associating with the woods anaphora when the same phrase is used at the beginning of a series of sentences metonoymy figure of…

CLEP American Literature

*Wished to return to more primitive principles, to simplicity, sobriety, religious earnestness, and personal self-control. *Aim was to purify church of England from “Popery” *Persecuted harshly by Charles I and Archbishop of Canterbury William Laud. *Established a Theocracy in the New World. *Believed education was a religious duty and founded schools, colleges and established printing…

Approaching Literature; Author/Protagonist/Antagonist/ Setting Mr.Vruno

House on Mango St. Sandra Cisneros Protagonist: Esperanza Antagonist: Society Setting: Mango St./ Loomis Araby James Joyce Protagonist: The little boy (stalker) Antagonist: The Bazzaar Setting: Dublin,Ireland Everyday Use Alice Walker Protagonist: The Narrator Antagonist: Dee Setting:The south Fences August Wilson Protagonist: Troy Antagonist:Cory Setting: Pittsburgh Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway Protagonist: Jig Antagonist:The…

Review Baker APUSH American Literature: African American Writers and the Harlem Renaissance

Paul Lawrence Dunbar Poems, including “Sympathy” – A-A poet who wrote in dialect as well as in standard English; found the dialect poems easy to publish in segregated late 19th century society; the others difficult; “Sympathy” portrays his frustration Booker T. Washington Up From Slavery – autobiography by educator who urged freed slaves to concentrate…

AP Literature Terms P4 (Litotes-Postmodernism)

Litotes A trope that involves making an affirmation by negating its opposite. “Not unkind” means “kind.” “Not bad” usually means “good.” Loose Sentence A complex sentence in which an independent clause is followed by one or more other elements. It is syntactically complete on the front end. These are less formal, more conversational, and more…

Vampire Literature

According to Katharina M. Wilson, the debate about the origin of the word vampire revolves around major language groups. List these four groups. Greek, Slavic, Turkish, Hungarian What is the language group Wilson favors in her essay as the real origin of the word vampire? Slavic What is the name of the character in Murnau’s…

The English Renaissance Period (In Literature)

1485-1625 Years that the English Renaissance took place Elizabeth I- James I The English Renaissance took place during the reigns of these rulers London Largest and wealthiest European Capitals Medieval City Population made up of people escaping the restrictions of rural life and famine Strict class system Crude sanitation Crime and inflation Italian city-states Where…

AP English Literature Terms: Subplot-Cliche

Subplot a secondary series of events that are subordinate to the main story; a story within a story Suspense quality that makes the reader or audience uncertain or tense about the outcome of events Suspension of Disbelief the demand made of an audience to provide some details with their imagination and to accept the limitations…

Literature Rime of the Ancient Mariner Vocabulary

allusion (definition) a reference to something famous allusion (example) Albatross is like Noah’s ark allusion (why) the reader is more familiar with the famous reference and can relate to what they are reading flashback (definition) a trip back to the past flashback (example) the story that the mariner is telling to the wedding guest about…

History of English literature- Enlightenment ;( ;(

period of stability and growth 18th century The Enlightenment movement that put reason on religion the motto of Enlightenment have courage to use your own understanding Isac Newton promotion of science- gravitional law, rational knowledge would believe to develop living conditions The Industrial Revolution 1760-1840s—The Industrial Revolution – shift from agrarian and handicraft to industrial…

British Literature: Quiz 3 (16th Century)

Utopia (n) no place (literally); a fantastical vision of a New World free from society vices and ills Renaissance (n) the rebirth of art, culture, and intellect started in Italy after the Middle Ages Bastion (n) a fortified place, stronghold Comedy (n) a play that is primarily humorous Immoral (adj) not following accepted moral standards…

Assignment- #1.Nonfiction Literature:Helen Keller.Britney Hueser(:

confounding Confusing consciousness State of being conscious; awareness. factual Concerned with facts, or real occurrences; consisting of facts languor Lack of energy; weakness. plummet Weight fastened to a plumb line (a tool used to find the depth of water or to ensure that a line is exactly vertical). repentance Showing sorrow for wrongdoing. sounding line…

How to Read Literature Like a Professor (PS-SQ)

*Introduction* *Introduction* 1. What is a “Faustian bargain”? Where did that phrase originate? The hero is offered something he wants in exchange for his soul (deal with the devil); Dr Faustist 2. What does Foster mean by the phrase “language of reading”? grammar 3. How does a literature professor read differently from a lay reader?…

SAT Literature Subject Test Literary Devices

poetry a rhythmic expression of feelings and ideas prose expression of feelings and ideas (but not a poem and not acted out) drama a play that expresses feelings and ideas, to be acted out allegory a story with underlying symbols that really represent something else (a character can also be this) alliteration the use of…

literature Greyling 6th grade

Why were the fisherman and his wife so sad? they wanted to have a baby why do you think Greyling was sad? I think Greyling was sad because he wanted to go in the ocean why did the fishermans wife never cry again? she finally had a child for 15 years and now she could…

World Literature Othello Quiz Act 3 Scene 3-4

How does Desdemona’s conversation with the clown affect the audience? It adds Comic Relief. Find the irony in Desdemona’s opening comment about Othello? She says that Othello never gets jealous, and when he comes up he’s is burning with jealousy. How would you characterize the first part of the dialogue between Othello and Desdemona? What…

A2 English Literature Quotes love through the ages

Pride and Prejudice Your sister is crossed in love, I congratulate her…when is your turn to come? Pygmalion’s Bride Cold she was, like snow Pygmalion’s Bride Kissed her stone cool lips Chaucer To Alison now wol I tellen al my love-longing, for yet I shall not misse that at he leste wey I shal hire…

British Literature, The Victorian Age

Victorian England Under Queen Victoria, there was an emphasis on the importance of education, a rise in cooperative trade unions, and strict class values.(1837-1901) Victorian Literature the literature produced during the reign of Queen Victoria and corresponds to the Victorian Era (a period of quick growth of modern industrial society in England) Evangelicalism a form…

Honors World Literature: more pronoun- antecedent agreement

her 1. Either Lucy or Daisy will read ( their her ) report next. his 2. Everyone should remember to bring ( his their ) umbrella on the field trip. its 3. Each dog should have ( its their ) own leash. his, her 4. Nobody should forget ( his their ) mother on (…

Literature focus: elements of drama and literary techniques

Act A division within play, much like chapters of a novel Aside Lines that are spoken by a character directly to audience Cast of the characters A list of characters presented before the action begins Chorus A person or group of people who act as a narrator, commentator, or general audience to the action of…

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