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LUOA English III Unit 5 Test Review

alliteration a repetition of the same first sound or letter in a group of words or a line of poetry anapest a metrical foot of three syllables, two unaccented followed by one accented, or two short followed by one long assonance the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds; a substitute for rhyme in which…

La vida y poesía de Pablo Neruda (The Life and Poetry of Pablo Neruda)

Because of his political beliefs, Neruda was forced to ___________________. all of above In his 1937 work, España en el corazón, Neruda chronicled the Spanish _______________. Civil War Neruda is best known for his ____________________. poetry Positions abroad afforded Neruda the time to ____________________. do a lot of reading and writing Neruda’s writing was limited…

Islamic poetry Islam

qasida Arabic ode consisting of 3 parts (nasib, rahil, and madih) poetry in the pre islamic period important because it passed down memories, told stories, spread gossip, spread news, was their main source of media because the pre-Islamic period was a very oral culture oral culture hardly anything was written down, everything was passed by…

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Examples of Literary (Poetic) Devices from "My Wonder Horse"

Simile (example) 1 Line 16-17, “He spent the summer like an Oriental potentate in his woodland gardens.” Simile (example) 2 Line 97-98, “As still as a sculpted marble he allowed himself to be admired.” Symbol (example) 1 This is what the Wonder Horse stands for. Line 54-55, “Pride, prestige, and art incarnate in animal flesh.”…

The Poetry of Physics

Which of the following suggestions would best enhance a reader’s understanding of this poem? Read a variety of sources about the style and instruments used by jazz musicians. Which statement best describes how the author conveys the message that humans are no match for the power of a black hole? He personalizes the experience for…

Poetry ("Maestro", "Bailando", and "The Desert is My Mother")

alliteration repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words (ex: Slippery slope) repitition the use of any element of language – a sounds, word, or phrase – more than once onomatopoeia the use of words that imitate sounds. (Ex: splat, hiss) poetry type of literature that uses sounds, rhythms, and meanings of words to…

Elizabeth Bishop Poetry Vocabulary

venerable (the fish, 7) commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity isinglass (the fish, 40) a pure, transparent or translucent form of gelatin, obtained from the air bladders of certain fish bilge (the fish, 73) either of the rounded areas that form the transition between the bottom and the sides on the exterior…

ENGLISH POETRY FINAL

Introduction to Poetry BY:Billy Collins *metaphors, visual imagery, persona A Poet’s Thought BY: Thomas Hardy *quatrain, end stop, rhythm (aa,bb,cc,dd), lazy rhyme/end rhymes, initial alliteration (maimed and mangled, time’s tongue) CHAPTER 12 … The Lake Isle of Innisfree BY: William Butler Yeats *end rhyme, quatrain, lyric poem Those Winter Sundays BY: Robert Hayden *tactile/visual imagery,…

Poetry Unit Test: Imagist Movement, Harlem Renaissance, Modern Poetry

Who founded the Imagist movement? Ezra Pound What are the four principles of Imagism? 1. Direct concentration on the “image”– the thing itself. 2. Use of common speech and language; always the precise word 3. Creation of new rhythms 4. Complete freedom in choice of subjects Who later influenced the movement and caused the founder…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Fireside Poets: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Longfellow’s poetry spoke to the common man Longfellow’s poetry was an extension of his teaching Longfellow’s work fostered a national interest in the poem Longfellow taught the ______ languages. modern Longfellow is known for his _________ view of America. optimistic According to line 5, Longfellow described life as “____” and “_______.” real, earnest Longfellow exhorted…

Unit 4.5 Wonders (4th grade) Poetry, Swimming, Moondust, Genius, Winner

triumph is a great victory or success attain to work hard to achieve a goal dangling hanging or swinging loosely hovering object stays in one place in the air stanza two or more lines of poetry that together form a unit of the poem. connotatation a word that sheds more light on it’s exact definition…

English Finals Short Answer Questions and Poetry examples

Where is Holden when he tells his story? … Where is Huck When he tells his story? … What does Holden learn or does he not learn anything? –> can ask the same thing about Huck … How many Marriages take place in Act 5 in Midsummer Night dream? … Who is Married to whom?…

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…

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…

General Quotes for WB YEats

“The early poetry of William Butler Yeats is read and interpreted with particular attention paid to Yeats’s ambitions as a specifically Irish poet. Langdon on the early poetry of William Butler Yeats “Mr Yeats’s ardent new poems,” TheGuardian Biographer _._. ______ has observed that Yeats’ last offer was motivated more by a sense of duty…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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