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7th Grade 4th Exam

Who is the author of An American Childhood? Annie Dillard Who is the author of An Hour with Abuelo? Judith Ortiz Cofer Who is the author of The White Umbrella? Gish Jen Who is the author of The Golden Kite, Silver Wind? Ray Bradbury Who is the author of A Defenseless Creature? Neil Simon What…

APES Test

Community The total of all the different species that live in a certain area Habitat The place where a population or an individual organism normally lives Biomes Large ecological regions with characteristic types of natural vegitation and distinctive animals Climate The most important factor in determining which biome is found in a particular area High…

Nuke Plant Components

1.       Electricity produced from a nuclear power plant is similar to the other plants with the following exception The source of the energy; EX coal & Natural gas is combustion, Nuclear is fission. 2.     What is the fissionable material used in commercial nuclear power plants? Uranium 235 Why is nuclear fuel enriched? Because uranium 235…

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Elizabethan Poetry

allegory a story in which people, things, and happenings have another meaning anachronistic out of its proper historical time incongruities things or ideas that are not in agreement with each other or are not compatible patronage support or protection given by someone playwright a person who writes plays scaffold a temporary wooden stage secularized not…

American Lit online

What are examples of figurative language Anne Bradstreet chooses in order to communicate her themes? “mines of gold”; “two were one”; “heavens reward” Which examples of figurative language does Phillis Wheatley choose in order to communicate her themes? “num’rous nations sway”; “ev’ry evil fly” Write a paragraph in which you compare and contrast how the…

Elements of Poetry /Prosody

Rhythm A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables. A number of grammatical elements like rhymes, rhyme schemes, alliteration, consonance etc. together constitutes rhythm. Rhyme Repetition of similar sounds in two or more words. Metre The pattern of measured sound-units recurring more or less regularly in lines of verse. Quantitative metre…

Q&A: Mending Wall (Robert Frost)

Give the main idea of mending wall in one sentence. The main idea of Mending Walls is to tell us that walls cannot always be a good thing. They can protect you from trespasses, but at the same time, they make sure you avoid speaking to your neighbor. What is the literary form of the…

Ch. 36

German term for the art song: lied A song whose text is a short lyric poem in German with piano accompaniment is lied ________ was NOT an important composer of nineteenth-century Lieder. a. Heinrich Heine b. Robert Schumann c. Fanny Mendelssohn d. Franz Schubert Heinrich Heine The favorite Romantic poets of the composers of Lieder…

ABEKA VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY IV QUIZ 4A

cordial warm and hearty; sincere; deeply felt hysterical emotionally wild emphatic expressed, felt, or done with emphasis turbulent violently disturbed or agitated choleric easily provoked to anger lucid easily understood sardonic showing scornful mockery or cynical derision convalescent gradually recovering health following sickness or injury malevolent wishing evil or harm toward others corporeal of the…

Music Appreciation Pt. 7

Composers in the twentieth century drew inspiration from all except: American marching band music The combination of two traditional chords sounding together is known as a polychord Among the unusual playing teechniques that were widely used during the twentieth century is the _____, a rapid slide up or down a scale. glissando Which of the…

Antithesis

Definition of Antithesis a poetic device, rhetorical contrast of ideas by means of parallel arrangement of words, clauses,or sentences meaning and example opposition; contrast “action, not words” Famous Modern Example- Neil Armstrong on the moon “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Alexander Pope’s An Essay on Man -Poems and Poetry Example…

Poetry PreTest 7th grade

What is a stanza? a fixed number of verse lines arranged in a definite metrical pattern, forming a unit of a poem What is rhyme? the repetition of the same or similar sounds in words that appear near each other in a poem What is end rhyme? similar sounding words that come at the ends…

Characteristics of Romantic Poetry

1 portrays or depicts an emotion 2 a. avoids overused expressions/words/ clichés b. only used when the subject prompts it to be used c. language of common people 3 revolves around the idea of the goodness of the natural man. man is good with nature but corrupt with industry 4 frequent use of the natural…

Robert Frost "The Road Not Taken"

Robert Frost Which poet wrote “The Road Not Taken”? end rhyme, alliteration, imagery, personification, rhyme scheme, symbolism Name 6 poetic devices found in “The Road Not Taken”. Line 1: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. In what line of “The Road Not Taken” do we see imagery? A B A A B What is…

APES Unit 1 Vocab

environment The environment is everything around us. It includes all of the living and nonliving things with which we interact. And it includes a complex web of relationships that connect us with one another and with the world we live in environmental science an interdisciplinary study of how humans interact with the environment of living…

800 GRE word list

ABATE TO DECREASE; REDUCE ABDICATE TO GIVE UP A POSITION, RIGHT, OR POWER ABERRANT DEVIATING FROM WHAT IS NORMAL ABEYANCE TEMPORARY SUPPRESSION OR SUSPENSION ABJECT MISERABLE; PITIFUL ABJURE TO REJECT; ABANDON FORMALLY ABSCISSION N. THE ACT OF CUTTING; THE NATURAL SEPARATION OF A LEAF OR OTHER PART OF A PLANT, V. TO CUT OFF OR…

8th Grade L to J

holocaust The name given to the mass slaughter of Jews and other groups by the Nazis during World War 2 homestead To acquire a piece of U.S public land by living and cultivating it Human Rights Rights regarded as belonging to all persons, such as freedom from unlawful imprisonment, torture, and execution Impeach To formally…

A Midnight Clear Vocab Final

  dispensation   divine ordering of affairs   bivouac   military tents and shit   mortician   dead body humper / funeral director recon smallest unit of recombisation penchant strong fucking huntch   paregoric   drug, opimum   apostates   one who leaves relgionst faiths talmudic fine distinction Jesuit Roman Catholic Sophist SCH caster oil…

A Separate Peace

tacit   understanding w/o spoken; implied   HINT: tack it on brain without hearing prodigious extremely large; vast; wonderful inveigle to lure; entice; trick   HINT: a bagel inveigles me to eat it w/o thinking of consequences. venerable worthy of respect   HINT: Ancestor Worship inure grow accostomed   HINT: you must endure to inure…

A Wizard Of EarthSea Flashcards

Lore “There were certain runes on certain pages of the Lore-Book that seemed farmiliar to him, although he did not remember what book he had ever seen them in before.” a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth….

A Wizard of Earthsea- vocabulary

Mage   Page 11- From the towns in its high valleys and the ports on its dark narrow bays many a Gontishman has gone forth to serve the Lords of the Archipelago in their cities as wizard or Mage, or, looking for adventure, to wander working magic from isle to isle of all Earthsea.  …

"Mutability" and "A Defence of Poetry" by Percy Bysshe Shelley (E2020)

In “A Defence of Poetry,” Shelley suggests that emotions experienced in life are constantly changing. Which lines from “Mutability” can also be seen as a reflection of this idea? A. Streaking the darkness radiantly!—yet soon Night closes round, and they are lost for ever B. We rest.—A dream has power to poison sleep; We rise.—One…

SOAPSTone Poetry Analysis

S Speaker O Occasion A Audience P Purpose S Subject Tone Author’s Attitude

Music Appreciation Pt. 6

Impartial in approach; reality rather than illusion classicism Aristocratic patronage of the arts classicism Emphasis on balance and clarity of structures classicism Emotional subjectivity; fantasy romanticism Interest in the strange and the unknown romanticism Wide range of emotional expression romanticism Nationalism romanticism Traditionalism; adherence to established methods classicism Enthusiasm for the culture of the Middle…

section 5

Orchestration The technique of setting music for instruments in various combinations. Page 192 Through-composed Song structure that is composed from beginning to end without repetitions of large sections. Page 196 Modified strophic form Song structure that combines elements of strophic and through-composed forms; a variation of strophic form in which a section might have a…

Unit Test Review Eng 2

If the author of “The Gift of the Magi” had made the reader aware of the gift that Jim had purchased in the beginning of the story, this would be an example of dramatic irony. How many iambs per line does a Shakespearean sonnet contain? five iambs Which is an example of a couplet from…

ABEKA VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY IV REVIEW QUIZ 3

C/I beneficial C C/I liscence I, license C/I prejudice C C/I emphasize C C/I chaufer I, chauffer C/I defanition I, definition C/I beureau I, bureau C/I temperament C C/I permenent I, permanent C/I separate C C/I grammer I, grammar C/I sargant I, sergeant C/I physician C C/I exceled I, excelled C/I aparratus I, apparatus encroach…

Characteristics of Metaphysical Poetry

Psychological analysis emotion, love and religion imagery that is novel, unpoetic, and sometimes shocking, drawn from the commonplace or the remote, including the extended metaphor of the metaphysical conceit simple diction echoes the pauses and breaks of everyday speech form frequently an argument with the poet’s lover, God, or oneself meter often uneven, not ‘sweet’…

Use of Figurative Language in Poetry and Prose

Alliteration repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more words or syllables Analogy comparison of similar traits between dissimilar things to highlight point of similarity Figurative Language -word or phrase that departs from literal language -metaphor and simile -ex. Winter’s end implies the end of a person’s life Hyperbole deliberate exaggeration for effect…

Chapter 4 & 5- Music Appreciation

Syllabic if each word is set to a seprate note, a musical line is Mellismatic is one syllable spread over several notes in a melody line Vernacular the texts for secular music is the middle ages were written in the style Gregorian Chant was developed in the middle ages, is was always sing in latin…

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