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Poetry Essays

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…

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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…

Chapter 4 test review

sound effect Onomatopoeia is a(n) _____. exaggeration Hyperbole is _____. sonnets Elizabeth Barrett Browning is best known for her _____. clerihew aabb rhyme satirizing someone apostrophe addressed to something nonliving or nonhuman metonymy part for whole; whole for part assonance repetition of vowel sounds in accented syllables limerick anapestic comic verse form alliteration repetition of…

World Religions Final Exam

The Shinto creation myth may have united what? the beliefs of several tribes Shinto and Confucianism particularly had what feature in common? veneration of ancestors The emperor of Japan came to be considered a father figure for the whole country. This shows influence of? confucianism A biblical letter to an early Christian or Christian community…

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…

1.1 part 1: epic poetry: gilgamesh

which detail from Gilgamesh best illustrates a challenging journey the 2 men travel a thousand miles at a time before they stop for the night which detail from Gilgamesh best illustrates a courageous hero gilgamesh standing at edge of the cedar forest, ready to battle humbaba which statement best describes the effect of gilgamesh’s repeated…

APWH Chapter 10- From Tang to the Mongols

Over the course of the three centuries before the rise of the Sui Dynasty C. Buddhism developed a much wider following among the Chinese people Which of the following statements is not a valid observation about the Sui Dynasty? C. It permanently incorporated Korea in to the Chinese domain. The name given to the Asian…

Music Appreciation: Romantic Period (Practice)

C Romanticism as a stylistic period in western art music, encompassed the years… A) 1600-1750 B) 1750-1820 C) 1820-1900 D) 1900-1950 B Which of the following is not characteristic of romanticism? A)A fascination with fantasy B)An emphasis on balance and clarity of structures C)An enthusiasm for the culture of the Middle Ages D)An interest in…

Part 1: Epic Poetry: Gilgamesh Quiz Complete

Read the excerpt from Gilgamesh: A New English Version. At four hundred miles they stopped to eat, at a thousand miles they pitched their camp. They had traveled for just three days and nights, a six weeks’ journey for ordinary men. When the sun was setting, they dug a well, they filled their waterskins with…

Music Appreciation 2

The final section of a sonata-allegro movement, which rounds it off with a vigorous closing cadence, is: the coda Which of the following best describes the opening of the first movement of Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik? It has a march like character The minuet was originally a Baroque court dance. True The overall form of…

Chapter 62. New Sound Palettes: Mid-Twentieth Century American Experimentalists

What instruments accompany the voice in Crumb’s Caballito negro? piccolo metallic percussion In Caballito negro, Crumb requests his singers to sing without vibrato, with a _________ tone. white Who is the inventor of the “prepared piano”? john cage Which of the following describe John Cage’s Sonata V from Sonatas and Interludes? irregular phrases piano produces…

Art True/False

True A musical note is the symbolic representation of a sound with pitch and duration true tone color is a property of pitch false the overall shape of a melody is called its range true melodies that move principally by small, connected intervals are conjunct true melodies that skip in disjointed intervals are disjunct true…

Baroque Era Test

During the seventeenth century, women who desired a public voice through music often joined a: convent Which of the following was a reason that a woman would join a convent during the seventeenth century? a. to avoid an unwanted marriage b. to seek asylum after being widowed c. to have an outlet for musical talent…

Langston Hughes Poetry

The speaker in Harlem contemplates The fate of aspirations that are unrealized The speaker’s role in Harlem is to Criticize appression The phrases “Oh blues!” and “Sweet blues!” are examples of Repetition Both lines of poetry appeal to the sense of ________ Hearing Which lines from the poem suggest that the speaker is impressed by…

CH. 16 intro. to music

Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea is based on a Greek myth. False The earliest operas took their plots from: Greek mythology. It was through the musical innovations of the __________ that opera was born. Florentine Camerata Lully was the leading composer of opera in France. True Recitative that is just accompanied by continuo instruments is…

English – Poetry QUIZ’S

Quiz #1 1. onomatopoeia 2. alliteration 3. assonance 4. understatement 5. metonymy 6. personification 7. hyperbole 8. irony 9. metaphor 10. simile 1. imitation of natural sounds 2. repetition of initial consonant sounds 3. repetition of vowel sounds 4. saying less than is meant 5. a part representing the whole 6. attributing human characteristics to…

CHAP13

TRUE/FALSE. The text setting in Alleluia, O virga mediatrix is mostly syllabic ANSWER: FALSE The text Alleluia, O virga mediatrix is from which portion of the Mass? a) the Ordinary b) the Proper B. THE PROPER The texts of the Mass service that are specific to a particular feast day are called the Ordinary false…

Part 3- The Baroque Era

true Absolute monarchy was the main form of European government during the Baroque, one important ruler being Louis XIV of France. true false false Artists such as Bernini and Rubens created works that demonstrate the absence of dramatic gestures in the Baroque era. true false true As musical instruments developed technically, the level of virtuosity…

Music Listening (Twentieth Century)

In music, the early twentieth century was a time of revolt and change. Which of the following statements is not true? A. The years following 1900 saw more fundamental changes in the language of music than any time since the beginning of the baroque era. B. Twentieth-century music follows the same general principles of musical…

Style in Poems by Rabindranath Tagore (Quiz)

A metaphor makes a comparison A. that is between two unlike things. What is the effect of the author’s use of apostrophe in the poem “85”? D. It engages readers by addressing them directly. What do you call language that appeals to the senses and creates an impression? imagery What is the effect of the…

Poetry of Langston Hughes

If we must die—let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot, While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs, Making their mock at our accursed lot. If we must die—oh, let us nobly die So that our precious blood may not be shed In vain; then even the monsters…

Pt 1: Epic Poetry: Gilgamesh,

Part 1: Epic Poetry: Gilgamesh —– Which character from Gilgamesh: A New English Version is an example of a supernatural force who intervenes? Lord Shamash Which best defines the word repetition in epic poetry? the recurrence of words and phrases for a specific effect In Gilgamesh: A New English Version, Gilgamesh repeatedly has dreams and…

Music Appreciation (Baroque)

The vocal style in opera that imitates the natural infliction of speech is called: recitative It was through the musical innovations of the ______________ that opera was born Florentine Camerata The text of an opera is called: the libretto Who is best viewed as the first master of opera? Monteverdi A type of English entertainment…

Chapter 44

The “white tone” singing style in the vocal part of George Crumb’s Ancient Voices of Children is a style in which the singer: Sings without vibrato How many movements make up the Quartet for the End of Time? Eight The phrases that mention death in Crumb’s Caballito Negro are represented musically by: A descending music…

combo

Of the following, which does NOT describe Romantic orchestral music? Composers produced more symphonies than their Classical-era counterparts. Of the following, which does NOT describe orchestras of the nineteenth century? The size of orchestras decreased, making for more compact ensembles. Solo musicians became stars in the Romantic era, idolized by the public. True Schubert was…

Quiz-Elegy written in a country churchyard

Similar to other elegies in that arises from The personal experience of the poet Which is the best paraphrase of the following lines? On some fond breast… Every dying person needs someone to mourn his or her passing Poetry in the romantic style reflects a concern for all of the following except Religion The central…

Poetry — Feet

Foot The unit of rhyme in verse Iamb A foot consisting of an unaccented syllable and an accented. It is the most common rhythm in English verse. Trochee A foot consisting of an accented and an unaccented syllable. Choree Obsolete equivalent of Trochee; now preserved only in Choriambus Spondee A foot composed of two accented…

Music Final

Of the following, who is a noted woman composer of the Romantic era Amy Cheney Beach Of the following, which was NOT a major theme of Romantic writers idealized heroes of Greece and Rome The favorite subjects for the Romantic poets were love, longing, and nature Of the following, which is NOT a title for…

World Literature (English 4)

“Subha” by Rabindranath Tagore Why is the girl’s name ironic? It means “sweetly speaking,” and the girl cannot speak. What does the passage reveal about gender roles in Esquivel’s culture? Women work in the kitchen to prepare meals but are humble about their work. Which archetype does Persephone exemplify in this poem? Ingénue “Women on…

Greek and Roman Theatre Terms

Hypokrite Greek term for an actor The Poetics Greek- writings of Aristotle about Theatre, most likely lecture notes Histriones Roman term for actors Ludi Roman- state sponsored festival honoring the gods. First introduction of theatre to Roman society. Horace Roman- leading lyric poet during the time of Augusta Thespis Greek- 1st person to step out…

Penn Foster Nonfiction

When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? Before the Civil War In “Life without Principle,” Thoreau writes, “I would have had him deal with his privatest experience, as the poet does.” What does this statement mean? People should speak from their hearts and say what’s on their minds What does Seattle say about…

Music Appreciation Mid-Term

The quality of sound that distinguishes one instrument or voice from another is? Timbre A specific area within the range of a voice or instrument, such as high, middle, or low, is called its? Register The standard ranges of the human voice, from highest to lowest, are? Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass Which of the following…

English review

John Bunyan Pilgrim’s Progress Robert Browning “My Last Duchess” Charles Dickens (2) Great Expectations, Oliver Twist Geoffrey Chaucer (4) Canterbury Tales, hous of fame, troilus and criseyde, chaucer’s book of the duchesse John Milton Paradise Lost Gerald Manley Hopkins “God’s Grandeur” George Gordon, Lord Byron Don Juan Samuel Coleridge (3) Kubla Khan, christabel, the rime…

MUSH 101 PART 8

Of the following, which is NOT a subcategory of postmodern art? abstract expressionism Aleatoric music represents a move toward greater complexity. False Of the following, which does NOT describe postmodernism? It is a more radical form of modernism. What art movement drew themes from modern urban life, including machines, comic strips, and commercial advertisements? pop…

Elegy: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard[QUIZ]

Which is the best paraphrase of the following lines? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires . . . Every dying person needs someone to mourn his or her passing. What time of the day best describes the opening of the poem? dusk In this poem, Gray…

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