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Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art by John Keats

What is the poem alluding to? The North Star (a.k.a. Polaris) Why does the author want to be like the star? The star is never changing Who wrote “Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art” John Keats You can infer that the narrator in the poem is a what, because he is referring…

Poetry: Boots of Spanish Leather / from The Song of Hiawatha

Ballard a narrative poem that is meant to be sung and focuses on a single tragic event. Narrative Poem poem that tells a story Epic a long narrative poem about the life of a hero whose actions reflect the values of the group he or she belongs to Blackout Poem When you take a text…

Sonnets and metaphysical poetry

Sonnet a poem usually of 14 lines in which the poet examines two usually contrasting ideas, emotions, states of mind, beliefs, actions, events, images, etc., by juxtaposing the two against each other, and possibly resolving or just revealing the tensions created and operative between the two 3 types of sonnets • Italian • Spenserian and…

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English Poetry Timeline

the colonial era 17th Century in British colonies Primarily metaphysical and devotional Imitative and derivative of British poetry Famous poets: Anne Bradstreet (1st book of American poetry, 1650) Edward Taylor the “Connecticut Wits” Began at Yale in mid-18th century Primarily satirical in nature Patterned after famous British satirists such as Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and…

Types of Diction

Slang Refers to a group of recently coined words often used in informal situations. Colloquial Expressions Non standard, usually regional. Ways of using language appropriate to informal or conversational speech and writing. (Y’all) Jargon Words and expressions characteristic of a particular trade, profession and pursuit. Dialect A nonstandard subgroup of a language with its own…

Week 12 Poetry Terms "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16

Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in two or more stressed syllables refrain A phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza. Theme A main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly. Tone A writer’s…

Grade 10- poetry terms:sound devices, structure, types AND Literature

onomatopoeia A word that imitates the sound it represents. rhyme Repetition of sounds at the end of words alliteration Repetition of sounds at the beginning of words consonance Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity. assonance Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity…

Poetry Scansion Quiz

1 Foot monometer 2 Feet dimeter 3 Feet trimeter 4 Feet tetrameter 5 Feet pentameter 6 Feet hexameter 7 Feet heptameter 8 Feet octameter iamb (iambic) unstressed, stressed trochee (trochaic) stressed, unstressed anapest (anapestic) unstressed, unstressed, stressed dactyl (dactylic) stressed, unstressed, unstressed spondee (spondaic) stressed, stressed phyrric (phyrric) unstressed, unstressed

Metaphysical-Cavalier English 3

time period 17th century, 1625-1660bce English Civil War between cavaliers (support king) vs. roundheads (puritan peeps who back parlament) Oliver Cromwell head of puritans, arrests Charles 1st, set up Republic of England/ English commonwealth, wanted to unite nation but divided, stubborn, ruled 1653-1658 what other nations support the cavaliers Scottland (support charles 2nd) and irish…

types of verse, meter, rhyme, poetic devices, and figurative language

lyric subjective, reflective poetry with regular rhyme scheme and meter which reveals poet’s thoughts and feelings to create a single, unique impression narrative non-dramatic, objective verse with regular rhyme scheme and meter which relates a story or narrative sonnet a rigid 14-line verse form, with variable structure and rhyme scheme according to type: Shakespearean (English)…

"Sound and Sense" Poetry Terms - Duple meter - Irony

Duple meter a meter in which a majority of the feet contain two syllables. Iambic and trochaic are both this End rhyme rhymes that occur at the ends of the lines End-stopped line A line that ends with a natural speech pause, usually marked by punctuation English (Shakespearean) sonnet A sonnet rhyming ababcdcdefefgg. Its content…

Meter and Scansion- Poetry

amphibrach a foot with unstressed, stressed, unstressed syllables ex- chicago anacrusis an extra unaccented syllable at the beginning of a line before the regular meter begins ex- mine / by the right / of the white / election amphimacer a foot with stressed, unstressed, stressed syllables ex- attitude catalexis an extra unaccented syllable at the…

Metaphysical and Cavalier Poetry and Authors

what does metaphysical poetry refer to? the work of group of English lyric poets from the 17th century (not its own movement Who coined this term and when? Samuel Johnson in 1744 metaphysical concerned with abstract thoughts or subjects, like existence, causality, or truth; highly abstract or subtle Sig Fig Poets John Donne and George…

WJEC 2017 Poetry Anthology Comparisons

Death The Manhunt, The Soldier, A Wide in London, Dulce et Decorum Est, Mametz Wood. Location London, Living Space, Hawk Roosting, The Prelude. War The Manhunt, The Soldier, A Wife in London, Dulce et Docurm Est, Mametz Wood. Relationships The Manhunt, Sonnet 43, Cozy Apologia, Valentine, A Wife in London, Afternoons. Grief The Soldier, As…

Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar- Poetry

I know why the caged bird sings! The line suggests that at the end of the poem the speaker realizes what it like to have no freedom. To show he is not singing because he is happy The poet includes the words “It is not a carol of joy or glee” To emphasize the pain…

Poem 1-A Poison Tree (Conflict Poetry)

Theme 1 that the poem uses? THEME- Anger-How we deal with angry is extremely important EVIDENCE/QUOTES- ‘I was angry with my friend/I told my wrath, my wrath did not end’ ‘I was angry with my foe/I told it not, my wrath did grow’ ANALYSIS- The first stanza deals with two different ways of dealing with…

Literary Terms from Word Search

Rhyme repetition of ending sounds of words Simile comparison using the words “like” or “as” Hyperbole the use of exagerration Personification animals, ideas or inanimate objects are given human characteristics Setting time and place in a story Symbol a word or object that stands for another word or object Theme a common thread or repeated…

Pre-1900 Poetry Context

Sir Thomas Wyatt Believed to have had a sexually charged relationship with Anne Boleyn before she marrird Henry VIII, lyrical poet William Shakespeare First 126 sonnets dedicated to a Mr WH. Elizabethan times, marriage was subservient contract and grim reaper was popular. Features popular Elizabethan beauty ideals John Donne Metaphysical and carpe diem poetry. Renaissance…

English 4B

publication of Jane Austen’s novels Which event did not occur between 1750 and 1800? gentility In order to be socially acceptable, a family needed? increased because of lowered mortality rates from diseases Between 1760 and 1815, England’s population? first public railways opened in England What was an important improvement in transportation during this time period?…

POETRY, MOOD & TONE, SOUND DEVICES

MOOD The overall feeling or emotion felt by the reader. TONE The author’s attitude toward his subject; sets the mood. POETRY Literature written in verse with a blend of imagery and sound to tell a story or create an emotional response. VERSE A single line of poetry. STANZA A group of lines within a poem;…

Music Appreciation Final Exam

A melodic line that moves by small intervals is called consonant false A second melody played against the first is called a countermelody true In scientific terms, pitch is determined by its frequency true Melody is a concept that occurs only in Western music false The distance between two pitches is called an interval The…

Meta Poetry: Poetry about Poetry

Read the excerpt from “Poetry.” In the meantime, if you demand on the one hand, the raw material of poetry in all its rawness and that which is on the other hand genuine, you are interested in poetry. What is the theme of this excerpt? Poetry should convey truthful content and emotion. Which words from…

Western Civilization Ch.3-5 Review

Greeks made contact with the _____ in the ninth century B.C.E. Phoenicians. The Greeks referred to some people with whom they came into contact as barbarians because they: did not speak Greek. Hubris is: excessive pride, which was punished by the gods. Homer’s poetry describes a world in which: warrior aristocrats competed for status and…

HUM2020-MIDTERM Questions and Answers

Fugue Two melodic lines playing against each other: Ragtime Fugue Rockabilly Sonata Adagio Scoundrel song When performers sing that they “can eat when they’re hungry” is what type of song: protest song Commemorative song Scoundrel song Accumulation song Gospel song Jazz According to this chapter, rock is a fusion of all these styles except for:…

Ancient Classical Humanities Unit 2

The person responsible for “Hellenizing” North Africa and Central Asia was Alexander the Great Which of the Following people finally conquered the Greeks in 338 B.C.E.? The Macedonians The Parthenon represents A long history of Post-and-lintel temple building. A main source of information about ancient Greek painting is? Vases Hellenistic portrait busts were more lifelike…

Humanities 1301-Chapter 14

In the Medieval period in India, the term “sati” meant the wife threw herself on her mate’s funeral pyre Which of the following events in Indian history approximate events of the Western Middle Ages in Europe? the end of the Gupta dynasty to the Mongol invasion of India The devotion of an upper-caste Hindu woman…

BIBL 104 - Quiz 4 Study Guide

When God finally responds to Job (38:1-41:34), a dialogue takes place where Job asks God questions regarding suffering, and God replies with the answers. False. (2.5 out of 2.5) How is the Hebrew term hevel (“meaningless”, “vapor”, or “futility”) used throughout the book? To describe various aspects of life in a fallen world and our…

Traditional Vs. Organic Poetry

traditional follows fixed rules traditional regular rhythm and or rhyme traditional epic sonnet haiku ballad organic no rules organic no pattern of rhythm or rhyme organic free verse

Middle Ages and Renaissance Music 120 Quiz 2

The term “Dark Ages” formerly referred to the time: between 500 and 1000 c.e. The two centers of power during the early Middle Ages were the church and: newly formed centralized governments led by kings. The most important patron of music in the Middle Ages was: the Roman Catholic Church. The late Middle Ages witnessed…

English 10 A Unit 1 Pretest

Identify the subject and mood of the poem. Discuss how the poet’s use of figurative language, imagery, and symbolism contribute to the reader’s understanding. There’s a resentful mood. There is personification, imagery, and figurative language. Her mother’s house represents the attitude of her mother; the walls stood at attention, the air knew to hold its…

English 10 A Unit Test

“Metonymy” is best defined as a figure of speech in which one noun is substituted for another with which it is closely associated Which excerpt best reflects Byron’s appreciation of beauty? “the nameless grace/Which waves in every raven tress” “Conceit” is best defined as a lengthy or extended metaphor Which of the following techniques does…

English Unit 7

a cause for which Swift wrote the devaluation of Irish coins Tory party Swift’s, Johnson’s, Goldsmith’s political party subject of the Deserted Village destruction of village life Gulliver’s Travels a political satire “labouring swain” is an example poetic diction johnson believed literature should appeal mainly to this person common man political events of second half…

English Unit 5 Quiz 3 Questions and Answers

All sonnets have fourteen lines. a. True b. False a The climax of Hamlet is Ophelia’s death. a. True b. False b The philosophy of Romanticism manifested itself in a concern for the rights and dignity of the individual. a. True b. False a Wordsworth and Coleridge were identical in their personalities and poetic styles….

English Language and Literature UNIT TEST #5

Read the poem. Instruments poised, chins high Not a blink, nor a sigh As every eye awaits her hand To cue the members of the band. What is the poem’s rhyme scheme? aabb Read the paragraph from The Hot Zone. There was not a uniform in the group, although a few members of the ambulance…

Characteristics of Langston Hughes Poetry (SL)

Common Subject of Harlem Renaissance Poetry Sadness, isolation, loneliness, aspects of the African American experience, both historical & contemporary Common Themes Effects of oppression; Emotions of people who are oppressed; Racial identity; Pride; Resistance Two Dominant Styles Emulation of traditional poetic style (elevated and formal diction); Experimentation with new style, especially the African American vernacular…

art

Jan and Hubert van Eyck’s The Ghent Altarpiece is an example of artists giving form to the immaterial; hidden or universal truths, spiritual forces, personal feelings Where does Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama draw inspiration for her work rom very personal visual and existential experiences of her surroundings Portraiture, such as John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres’…

Part 5: Music

Strophic Song form where the same melody is repeated with every stanza of text: Through-composed A song structure that is composed from beginning to end without repetition of whole sections is called: Modified strophic Song form where the main melody is repeated for two or three stanzas but has a new or significantly varies material…

English unit 4 study guide

Who wrote “On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer”, “When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be”, “Ode to a Nightingale”, and “Ode on a Grecian Urn”? John Keats Who wrote “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey?”, “The World is Too Much with Us”, and “London, 1802”? William Wordsworth Who wrote “She…

Dealing with Difficulty: Examining Structure

Read the selection below from “The Once and Future Merlin” by Marion Zimmer Bradley and answer the question that follows. Over the centuries the story has been told and retold and told again, often with a widely varying cast of characters. Knights, priests and priestesses, kings and queens, and various users of magic come and…

Unit 9 Pretest

1. in Romantic literature, belief in the innate goodness of one unexposed to the corrupt influence of civilization 2. Rime of the Ancient Mariner, “Kubla Khan,” Biographia Literaria + 3. Hard Times, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities 4. Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Don Juan 5. definition of poetry: “the spontaneous overflow of powerful emotions…

Stress Theory RATs

The Yerkes-Dodson principle suggests that: after a certain point, stress can impede one’s performance/health. & there is an optimal stress level that promotes performance. This factor(s), above all else, determines one’s degree of stress: One’s perception or interpretation “Stress” was once labeled a global epidemic, but today experts now compare stress to: The Black death…

Music 108 Unit 2 Questions and Answers

The beginning of the Middle Ages is marked by what event? The fall of the Roman Empire The early Christian church had very little power in Europe during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. False. The Church had a lot of power Which of the following goals are attributed to Charlemagne? Encouragement of education Centralized…

Children's Literature (Final)

When writing modern fantasy authors… Alter on or more characteristics of known reality What is a requirement of settings in modern fantasy? All of the above Which of the following is not usually a theme of modern fantasy? The value of facts and information What is a major difference between myths and modern fantasy? People…

Cumulative Exam Cumulative Exam Review

Imagine that your parents decide to move your family to a different country. During your first day at school, Adeela, one of your classmates, approaches you to chat for a bit. Which action would suggest that she recognizes your needs and feelings? After Adeela introduces herself, she asks what your name is and where you…

Poetry Test (questions and answers)

The person talking in a poem, which is not always the poet, is called the _______________ . speaker The attitude the author conveys in a poem is known as _______________ . tone Traditional pattern applied to an entire poem is a/an _______________ . … The arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables creates_______________ . Rhythm The…

Dramatic Monologue and Stream of Consciousness in Poetry

Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets, The muttering retreats Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells: How is this excerpt an example of dramatic monologue? a. The narrator is addressing the audience directly. Which lines from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” provide an example of stream of…

Music Appreciation ch. 35-41

Which of the following choral genres was NOT developed during the Baroque? part song A musical setting of the Mass for the Dead is called: a Requiem Oratorios primarily drew their stories from: the Bible Mozart’s Requiem was: his last work, incomplete at his death Who completed Mozart’s Requiem? Süssmayr The Dies irae text from…

Anglo-Saxon Literary Devices

Alliteration joining of two or more words that start with the same letter Assonance reseblance of sounds (book, foot, hood) Caesura a break near the middle of a verse Epithet word or phrase applied to a person to describe them (characteristic) – Dan the Indifferent, Alfred the Great Hyperbole extreme exaggeration Kenning phrase used for…

Music Exam Questions: Baroque Era

Drama that is sung is called… an opera The vocal style in opera that imitates the natural inflection of speech is… recitative Opera was born through the musical innovation of… Florentine Camerata A highly emotional song in an opera is called… an aria The orchestral introduction heard at the beginning of an opera is called……

Female colonial Poetry

Read the quotation from “To the King’s Most Excellent Majesty.” “Great God, direct, and guard him from on high, And from his head let ev’ry evil fly!” How does the couplet form support the meaning of the lines? by completing the speaker’s thought Read the excerpt from “To My Dear Loving Husband.” “If ever two…

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