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The First Three Tests to Study

The narrator in Great Gatsby is ___________? Nick Carraway He (the narrator of Great Gatsby) moved est to purse the ________ trade in 1922. bond The mansion which was a “factual imitation” of Hotel de Ville in Normandy belonged to Gatsby The narrator (the Great Gatsby) lived on the _____________ (Which egg) of the Long…

Romantic Poetry: Lord Byron and John Keats

Apostrophe to the Ocean Seven Stanzas of 9 lines. (1) Speaker finds pleasure in nature, loves it more than man, but it’s a feeling he can’t explain (2) Speaker is proud of the ocean, as it controls man rathe than man controling it and can destroy them (3) The Ocean is all powerful, and in…

Dead Poet’s Society Focus Questions

What does the candle symbolize? light of knowledge What are the four pillars and how are they symbolic? Tradition, honor, discipline, excellence. They are symbolic by it characterizes the values of the academy. What are the boys’ names who are attending Weldon? Neal Perry, Knox Overstreet, Richard Cameron, Meeks, Charlie Dalton, and Todd Andersen. What…

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Poetry p2 examples

alliteration -But a better butter makes a batter better. A big bully beats a baby boy. -Marilyn Monroe Fred Flintstone Donald Duck Spongebob Squarepants assonance -We light fire on the mountain. -I feel depressed and restless. rhyme -Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King’s horses, And all…

Typhoid Fever Quiz|English2 LV1

What gift does Patricia give Frankie? A short history of England What poem does Patricia read to Frankie? “The Highwayman” The poem Patricia reads symbolizes? Patricia’s own death What character trait does the Kerry nurse not have? Sympathy When Frankie is moved upstairs, he most fears? The spirits of the patients who died there Most…

diamante poem

diamante poem ~Line 1 one word, subject of the poem ~Line 2 two words, adjectives that describe the subject ~Line 3 three words, participles (ed or ing words) which have to be verbs, relating to line 1 ~Line 4 four words, related to the subject in line 1 or line 7 and they are usually…

Pioneers of English Literature

Father of English poetry Geoffrey Chaucer Father of English literature Geoffrey Chaucer Father of English Language Geoffrey Chaucer Father of English novel Henry Fielding Father of English Drama W. Shakespeare – Dazzling sun….called Tennyson Father of modern drama Henrik Ibsen father of English tragedy C. Marlowe – the morning star….called Tennyson Father of English short…

Poems – Love and Relationships

When We Two Parted – Summary About a betrayal from a passed lover, however, their relationship was a secret When We Two Parted – Context *Lord Byron (1788 – 1824)* > Romantic poet > Thought to be about his affair with Lady Webster – doesn’t mention her name > Broke off affair to save her…

Literary & Poetic Devices

Allegory Definition: An allegory is a symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abstract, concept is conveyed with the aid of a more corporeal object or idea being used as an example. Usually a rhetoric device, an allegory suggests a meaning via metaphoric examples. Example: Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a…

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE A & POETRY VOCABULARY – simile – metaphor – idiom – hyperbole – personification – alliteration – onomatopoeia – literal – figurative – poetry – speaker – form – stanza – line break – rhyme -rhyme scheme – rhythm – imagery

simile metaphor idiom hyperbole personification

Filipino Poetry

Gemino Abad Poetry: The root and crown of languages Sublime experience Poetry causes as a Intense emotion Poetry is the outpour of Oral Tradition Story telling/ song and chant Pre-colonial Written Tradition Baybayin is an example of Awit bugtong salawikain epiko Filipino Poetic Forms Awit Many forms of multiple purposes Bugtong Filipino riddle Salawikain Filipino…

Philippine Literature (Types of Poetry)

Narrative Poerty these are poems that relate series of events Ballad is considered as the shortest and simplest narrative. It has a simple structure and tells single incident Metrical Romance is a long rambling love story in verse revolving around the adventure of knights and lords and their highborn ladies during the age of chivarly…

Puritanism/Neoclassicism

idea of neoclassicism pushed away the thought that man was a worthless creature with no will of his own, but that man was actually a rational being capable of making his own decisions and better life for himself neoclassicism people looked toward the greeks and romans as classic examples of taste and conduct classics art,…

Important essays

“Claiming an Education” Adrienne Rich (1977) – college is bad in the way that a woman’s experience and thought is erased and excludes women in the community “Still Needing the F word” Anna Quindlen (2003) – feminism still needed because there’s many pre-feminist limitations still present; high expectations for women “There is no hierarchy of…

Countee Cullen

Early Life – He was born on May 30, 1903 – Cullen’s place of birth was unknown – People think he was born in Louisville, Kentucky, Baltimore, Maryland or New York City. – But friend Langston Hughes and his wife said he was born in Louisville Adult life – He lived in New York but…

Elizabethan, Cavalier, and Metaphysical Poetry

Elizabeth poetry style highly polished, technically perfect Famous Elizabethan poets Sidney, Raleigh, Spenser, Queen Elizabeth Popular poetry in Elizabethan court pastorals Pastoral idealized farm life Nature in relation to Elizabethan poetry beautiful canvas that inspired poets Ben Johnson’s lyric style had craftsmanship of classical forms rather than being extravagant and romantic “Followers of Ben” Herrick,…

humanities ch 27-29

Nature is a key motif in romantic poetry. How does Wordsworth’s Tintern Abbey (Reading 5.1) illustrate this fact? The idea of romanticisim is deeply entwined with the ideals of nature. A romanticlifestyle would be one of true simplicity, and the connection with nature makes thatsimplicity possible. This poem echoes many notes of nature. It opens…

English prepositions, phrases, and literary devices

Metaphor A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity. Metaphor Example He is a lion in battle. Metaphor Example 2 War is a game of checkers Extended Metaphor A metaphor that is extended through a stanza or…

Sound & Sense Literary Terms

Allegory A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath the surface one. Alliteration The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words (for example, Map – Moon, Kill – Code, PReach – apPRove). Important words and accented syllables beginning with vowels may also be said to alliterate…

Narrative Poem: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

Benign Kind; gracious Obstinate unreasonably stubborn Zephyrus In Greek mythology; God of the west wind Ram Aries, first sign of the zodiac. The time is mid-April Palmers People who had visited the Holy Lang and wore palm fronds to show it Wend go; travel Guile Sly dealing; skill in deceiving Frugal Thrifty; careful with money…

E-I 2nd Semester Final Exam Review

Lifespan: 1819-1892 Walt Whitman Author of “I Hear America Singing” Walt Whitman Type of workers mentioned in “I Hear America Singing” People working hard/being satisfied by their work Whitman’s theme/message in “I Hear America Singing” America is the sum of different contributions from many people Example of figurative language in Whitman’s poem “the delicious singing…

stupid poetry

iambic unstressed, stressed u/ anapestic unstressed, unstressed, stressed uu/ trochaic stressed, unstressed /u dactyllic stressed, unstressed, unstressed /uu spondaic stressed, stressed // pyrrhic uu monometer one syllable foot diameter 2 syllable foot trimeter 3 syllable foot tetrameter 4 syllable foot pentameter 5 syllable foot hexameter 6 syllable foot heptameter 7 syllable foot verse one line…

Edexcel Relationship Poetry: Theme, Poem and Comparison Option

Death: A Child To His Sick Grandfather Death: My Father Would Not Show Us The Body: A Child to His Sick Grandfather The Body: Manhunt Memories: La Belle Dame Sans Merci Memories: Neutral Tones Beauty: She Walks in Beauty Beauty: La Belle Dame Sans Merci Man’s Perspective: My Last Duchess Man’s Perspective: La Belle Dame…

Formal Elements of Poetry

accent (1) A recognizable manner of pronouncing words, (2) The degree of stress given to a syllable–an important component of meter. (3) Any diacritical mark. allegory The term loosely describes any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning. An allegorical reading usually involves moral or spiritual concepts that may be more significant…

Tupac & Poetry Review

What is Tupac Shakur’s most frequently used metaphor for life? Nature (The Rose That Grew From Concrete, Family Tree, Sun and Moon, The Shinning Star Within!, Starry Night, My Dearest One, If There Be Pain…,) What quality does Tupac’s poetry lead us to believe he admires most? positive attitudes (Family Tree, If There Be Pain…,…

English 4 B (calpac)

Which of the following characterizes a true epic and is seen in The Rape of the Lock?-D The sylphs try to prevent —-A Alexander Pope’s purpose for writing The Rape of the Lock was to-C The word desist means to-B Which of the following best describes the overall feeling that Pope meant to convey in…

Literature Poetry

What type of poem is “Describe Somebody”? Free Verse What is “Describe Somebody” about? Someone trying to write a poem. Comparing two things using like or as. Simile The voice of the poem. Speaker In which poem is the speaker talking about themselves? What type of poem is this? Describe Yourself, Free Verse Descriptive words…

Poems: The World Is Too Much with Us and I Wandered Lonely as A Cloud[PRACTICE]

All of the following lines from “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” contain images suggesting light except for “Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” The speaker of “The World Is Too Much with Us” believes that if he were a pagan, he would be more responsive to nature The imagery in “I Wandered Lonely as…

English: Poem: The Lamb from Songs of Innocence

Whom does Blake refer to as “He” in “The Lamb”? the Creator The speaker in “The Lamb” describes Christ as a — child In the poem “The Lamb,” the lamb is used to symbolize what religious figure? Christ In “The Lamb” the speaker’s questions refer to the lamb’s — creator Which is an abstract idea…

Themes in the Poetry of Keats

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; therefore, ye soft pipes, play on; Not to the sensual ear, but, more endear’d, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone: Fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leave Thy song, nor ever can those trees be bare; Bold Lover, never, never canst thou…

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