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Fixed Form Poetry Vocabulary

poetry written in lines; also called VERSE Ex: to be, not not to be.. prose Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure. Ex: “the woods look lovely against the setting darkness…” meter An arranged pattern of rhythm in a line of verse or the pattern of beats that combine to form…

6 Elements of an Epic Poem

Plot centers around a Hero of Unbelievable Stature The epic hero completes what everyone only attempts. In ancient epics, the hero often is either partially divine or at least protected by a god or God Involves deeds of superhuman strength and valor (bravery) accomplishes feats (achievements) no real human could Vast Setting The action spans…

Art Final

Winslow Homer’s A Wall, nassau was made using? water color, pencil on paper Mummy Portrait of a Man was created using what medium? ecostic on wood the bodhisattva painted with the technique of fresco secco is remarkable because it became the wall where is the focal point in Giott’s Lamination? Christs face A traditional ground…

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Early Japanese and Korean Civilizations

What was the biggest difference between the Chinese influence on Japan and the Chinese influence on Korea? Japan invited collaboration with China, while Korea was conquered by China. The Chinese-Japanese relationship began with trade. An important aspect of the Shinto religion is the presence of shrines. What is a similarity between Japanese and Chinese religious…

Western Civ 9

France The gothic style of architecture emerged and was perfected in bread the basic staple of the peasant diet was Yes and No Peter Abelard’s most famous work was the wide use of classical columns on Greek models Gothic cathedrals seem to soar upward as light and airy constructions due to all of the following…

Old Testament Test 2 Part 2

Which historical books has an individual as its focus? Esther What is the common perspective of the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther? interest in God’s continued blessing on the covenant communtiy What is not a basic reason for studying the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther together? They continue the history of God’s people…

Poetry Terms Quizlet

Ballad Narrative poem that uses refrain and is often set to music. Second and fourth lines in the stanzas rhyme. They are often about lurid love gone wrong, or about an important historical event. These poems became popular as protest songs in the 20th century. Villanelle A poem with five tercets and a quatrain that…

Chapters 19-26 Old Testament

Parallelism What is the most important feature of the Hebrew Poetry? Ugaritic Hebrew Poetry is most similar to poetry written in? Ugaritis Scholars have learned a lot about the polytheistic ancient Near East from a study of poetry written by the? Common literary characteristic of Hebrew poetry that involves a repetition of the same thought…

MUSICHAP18

Where was Purcell employed when he wrote Dido and Aeneas? a) He was a court composer. b) He was a church organist. c) He was a music teacher in a girls’ school. c) He was a music teacher in a girls’ school. Which best describes the overall form of the aria “Rejoice greatly”? a) binary…

AP Lit: Poetry Time Periods and Movements

From Homer Narrative Poetry. Epic Adventures English Renaissance 1500-1650 English Renaissance William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Johnson, Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon English Renaissance Renewal; Promotion of Arts; Sonnet is very popular; Also lyrical and pastoral; Themes= love, religion Metaphysical Poets 1630-1700 Metaphysical Poets John Donne, Andrew Marvell, John Milton, George Herbet Metaphysical Poets Philosophy…

Music Appreciation Part 2

The composer-poet of the Ars Nova Machaut Medieval instruments can be classified as bas or haut, meaning: soft or loud The character of Farmers’s Fair Phyllis is pastoral and light Renaissance music vs medieval music has fuller harmonies performed a cappella and has smoothly gliding lines what did secular music bring to court life supplied…

Poetry: Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks and Emily Dickinson

What is a controlling image? A. a pattern or beat created using stressed and unstressed syllables B. an image that repeats throughout an entire poem C. the use of similar-sounding words in poetry D. an image that appears just once in a poem B. Read the poem “I’m Nobody” by Emily Dickinson and answer the…

Home Common Core ELA 9 2014 – ELA3009 A-IC

Which elements are best known for helping performers memorize an epic poem? supernatural elements and poetic language detailed descriptions and informal language rhyme, rhythm, and repetition of certain words elevated language and lists of historical events C Read the excerpt from The Odyssey. “I am Laertes’ son, Odysseus. Men hold me formidable for guile in…

APWH Chapter 11- East Asian Rimlands

The four Japanese islands are C. Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido, and Honshu In regard to the environment of Japan, it can be said that B. it has a temperate climate. Which of the following is true of the Japanese islands? D. Its location in regard to the Asian and Pacific tectonic plates causes it to be…

Romantic

The composer whose career was a model for many romantic composers was Ludwig van Beethoven. The Erlking, in Schubert’s song of that name, is a romantic personification of death. Until the age of thirty-six, Franz Liszt toured Europe as a virtuoso All answers are correct. pianist. cellist. conductor. pianist. Schubert’s primary source of income came…

introduction to anglo-saxton literature: beowulf

____ refers to a conclusion based on evidence in the text inference Which sentence from the passage best supports his inference? Beowulf, Ecgtheow’s son, replied: “Well, friend Unferth, you have had your say about Breca and me. But it was mostly beer that was doing the talking. The truth is this: when the going was…

Week 3 Quiz

During the seventeenth century, women who desired a public voice through music often joined a: convent The canticle of Mary is generally known as the: Magnificat During which service does the Magnificat occur? Vespers The prayer of praise at the end of the Magnificat is called the: doxology What service(s) did Chiara Margarita Cozzolani provide…

Unit 1: The Anglo-Saxon Period: 449-1066

Lesson 1 The Anglo-Saxon Period Unit Intro Anglo-Saxon Period lasted from the middle of the 5th century through the Norman conquest in AD 1066 449 AD England was invaded by Germanic warrior tribes from Europe (Anglo, Saxons, Jutes) 1066 AD settled and ruled until Norman invasion Beowulf epic narrative poem beginning in oral tradition but…

Poetry: "Exile" by Julia Alvarez

Read the excerpt below from the poem “Exile” by Julia Alvarez and answer the question that follows. Or like, Papi, two swimmers looking down at the quiet surface of our island waters, seeing their faces right before plunging in, eager, afraid, not yet sure of the outcome. Which literary device does the stanza use to…

the odyssey and epic poetry

epic long narrative poem in an elevated style presenting characters of high position in adventures forming an organic whole through their relation to a central heroic figure and through their development of episodes important to the history of a nation or race. characteristics of epic poem(6) 1.the hero is of imposing stature, or of national…

Chapter 3 Test Review

True The Romantic concept of imagination is that it refers to the synthetic action of the mind. t The Victorian Age is characterized by variety in thoughts and lifestyles. f The franchise remained an exclusive privilege of the aristocrats until 1867. Tennyson The Victorian whose poetry is characterized by ambivalence is love Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s…

Eng 11A Poetry/Age of Reason (Unit 1)

the iambic pentameter in “To His Excellency General Washington” an even ? rhythm the rhythm of “To His Excellency General Washington” complements the poem as? formal tribute What type of meter did the Revolutionary-era poets use? iambic Iambic meter in poetry imitates what style? classical powerful turbulence Enwrapp’d in tempest and a night of storms;…

section 6

Cubism Early twentieth-century art movement begun in Paris, characterized by fragementation of forms into abstract or geometric pattens. Page 265 Expressionism A style of visual art and literature in Germany and Austria in the early twentieth century. The term is sometimes also applied to music, especially composers of the Second Viennese School (Schoenberg, Berg, Webern)….

Poetry of Langston Hughes Quiz

What is one difference in the themes of “Harlem” and “The Weary Blues”? “Harlem” conveys resentment, while “The Weary Blues” shows expression. He made that poor piano moan with melody. O Blues! Swaying to and fro on his rickety stool He played that sad raggy tune like a musical fool. Sweet Blues! Coming from a…

Humanities chp 10-12

Why did early Buddhists believe portraying Buddha in art was impossible? He had passed to nirvana What is the goal of every Tibetan Mahayana Buddhist before crossing into paradise? To help others reach enlightenment Song painters valued landscape above other subjects because it embodied the principle behind all things in their belief system In the…

week 15

In addition to the metaphysical debate of the piece The Unanswered Question by Charles Ives, the contrasts between the different instrument groups could also represent the conflict between old tonal music and new a-tonal music. to this excerpt from Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question. The brass instrument heard at the beginning and the end of…

Humanities Final

Why did Jesus of Nazareth identify himself as the Messiah? He never made his claim, his followers did What promise became the foundation of Christian faith? Resurrection Which sect is associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls? Essenes Why is the Masads one of the most symbolic cities in all of Israel? Sacrifice of the Jews…

Music 16-20

opera a drama that is sung recitative the vocal style in opera that imitates the natural inflections of speech florentine camerata opera was born through the innovations of this aria a highly emotional sung in an opera overture orchestral introduction heard at the beginning of an opera libretto the text of an opera monteverdi the…

Music Appreciation ch. 47-51

What name is given to the expansion and intensification of late Romantic trends? post-Romantic Which of the following is NOT a major figure in post-Romanticism? Brahms Which of the following operas is an example of exoticism? Madame Butterfly The late-Romantic Italian opera tradition was characterized by a movement toward realism, called: verismo With which operatic…

SKILLS LESSON: GENRES AND ARCHETYPAL SYMBOLS

When a writer wants to deliver a message in the most compact and forceful way possible, which genre is the most likely choice? drama poetry novel essay poetry What is an archetype? an object or person that stands for itself but also something beyond itself a character, object, or situation that recurs throughout literature and…

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