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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…

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…

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…

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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…

CTEL Exam Prep

Cummins Language comprised of BICS and CALP   CULP helps   4 Quadrants that allow one to assess the level of difficulty of teaching materials/activities for EL’s.   BICS at the top CALP at the bottom Context embedded on the left Context reduced on the right   “A” refers to BICS that is context embedded….

CTEL Lang Devel and Acquisition

behaviorist theory of second lang. acquisition L2 learners imitate L2 speakers. They apply what they know from L1 to L2. Natural Order theory of second lang. acquisition Lang is learned in a particular order. Errors that were made in learning L2 will be similar to those made in L1. Innateness theory of lang. acquisition Humans…

Curriculum Final

With regard to performance assessments, EXPLAIN  the acronym “GRASPS” Goal Role Audience Situation Products Standards   Identify and Explain four STUDENT characteristics you should consider when differentiating instruction. Readiness Interest Profile  Affect Identify and Explain 4 CLASSROOM elements you can modify in response to student variation. Content Process Product Environment Explain the relationship between your…

Exam 3

Shield volcano Mauna Loa- Hawaii- a broad gently sloping volcano built from fluid basaltic magmas Pahoehoe lava with smooth, ropy surface Aa lava with a jagged, blocky structure Strata volcano composed of both lava and pyroclastic flows- aka composite cone Cinder Cone 3rd type of volcano, looks like a cone magma body of molten rock…

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…

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…

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…

ENGL 102: Into to Poetry excerpts

You were silly like us: your gift survived it all; The parish of rich women, physical decay, Yourself; mad Ireland hurt you into poetry. W. H. Auden, In Memory of W. B. Yeats With invention and courage we shall surpass the pitiful dumb beasts, let all men believe it, as you have taught me also…

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…

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…

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…,…

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…

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…

DEAF STUDIES 200

Where is the American School of the Deaf located? Hartford, Connecticut When was the American school for the Deaf founded and by who? 1817, Laurent Clerc What is the Mary Augusta? The ship that carried Laurent Clerc and Thomas Gallaudet to America from France Who established 41 deaf schools during his career? Laurent Clerc What…

Deafness and the Hearing Loss (SPE)

What is the IDEA definition of Deafness and Hearing Impairment? Impacts processing linguistic information through hearing. Adversely affects educational performance. Hearing impairment is differentiated from deafness. May have some residual hearing which allows them to perceive some sounds. What is meant by Normal Hearing? Person has sufficient hearing to understand speech in everyday situations without…

Final GEV

Food Sources 1.Croplands – 78% 2.Rangelands – 17% 3.Ocean fisheries – 5% •Early agriculture used 1000s of the 30,000 available plant species for food. •Today : __15__plant & _9__terrestrial animal species •Wheat, rice and corn – ½ of all calories Fair Trade – can include no middlemen; buy as directly linked to the farmer as…

DEOMI – EXAM 2

FEEDBACK       Define Feedback: Communication to a person or group providing information as to how their behavior is affecting or influencing you (gving feedback) What are the two types of feedback? Evaluative and Non-evaluative Define Evaluative Feedback: Occurs when an individual assumes that he/she can distinguish between right and wrong, or good and bad….

Music 2 test

barroco irregular shaped pearl the _________ is a keyboard instrument whose strings are plucked by quile harpsichord Handel was considered a master of writing what form oratario dido sings her favorite lament in the opera “dido and aeneas” just prior before doing what kills herself the first era of western music history in which instrumental…

Det Moderne Gennembrud

Hvornar var det moderne gennembrud? Fra 1870-1920 Hvordan opfattede man kvinden i romantikken? Som den uskyldige mo – kunstnerens inspirationskilde – Hvornar fik kvinderne stemmeret? Ar 1915 Hvad var kvinden mal med livet? Kvindens mal med livet var at blive gift med en mand, der kunne forsorger hende. Hvad betyder determinisme? Det betyder, at alt…

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…

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