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BHS Literary Terms Simile-Understatement

Simile A figure of speech which takes the form of a comparison between two unlike quantities for which a basis for comparison can be found, and which uses the words “like” or “as” in the comparison. Soliloquy In drama, a moment when a character is alone and speaks his or her thoughts aloud. In the…

American Literature: Colonial & Early National Period

1620-1820 The scope of the Colonial and Early National Period. Casas Bartolome de las ______: Spanish historian, social reformer, and Dominican friar, whose extensive accounts of the colonization of the West Indies revealed the atrocities committed by colonizers against the indigenous peoples. Castillo Bernal Diaz del ______: Spanish conquistador, encomendero, and governor in Chiapas and…

Honors English 10 Semester 1

Members of a family share certain values. Members of a family share certain values. Values and beliefs are passed on from the older family members to the younger. Values can be either good or not so good. A good value from my family would be to be respectful of your elders. However, some might see…

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Analyzing the Meaning of Art

http://media.education2020.com/evresources/1086-03-02-02-00_files/i0220000.jpg Why is Bernini’s sculpture of the biblical character, David (above), different from other famous sculptures of David? c. The sculpture shows David as active and ready for battle. http://media.education2020.com/evresources/1086-03-02-02-00_files/i0190000.jpg When the artist painted this piece, what circumstance was the artist trying to criticize in society? c. The mistreatment of women in France. Which form…

Florida Basic Recruit Training Program Chapter 7

Special Populations Classifications of inmates an officer will encounter routinely, each of which requires different interactions or services from the officer. Inmate Societies Tend to Form Around What? – Race – Religion – Medical Needs – Geographical Backgrounds – Ethnic Backgrounds – Cultural Backgrounds – Socio-Economic Standing Inmate Characteristics that Play a Part in Societies…

Western Civilization ch6

Which statement best describes the position of the Pharisees in Palestine during the first century C.E.? The Pharisees believed in life after death and a system of individual rewards and punishments. Most of what we know about Jesus was written down: between c. 70 and 100 C.E. Jesus is the central figure in Christianity, but…

BRIDGES TO LITERATURE PHOENIX FARM

vanity something that one takes great pride in recession a period of time when businesses lose money refugees people who must leave home to find protection or shelter somewhere else pulse beat regularly seared burned symbol something that stands for something else phoenix a bird from Greek myths cranky crabby, not in a good mood…

Sociology 101 Chapter 2

Which of the following terms is used to describe a systematic, organized series of steps that ensures maximum objectivity and consistency in researching a problem. a. scientific method b. experiment c.value neutrality d.social science Scientific method Which of the following is NOT incorporated into the basic principles of the code of ethics for sociology? a….

Lit Terms

Allusion reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art example of allusion Burning Bright,” the title of Part Three in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, is a what to the poem “Tiger, Tiger” by William Blake, an English poet Ambiguity the effect that occurs when doubtfulness or uncertainty about the…

Romeo & Juliet Act IV Literary Devices

Allusion “Venus does not smile in a house of sorrow” aside The Friar tells us in the audience that he knows why Juliet can’t marry Paris. dramatic irony We know that Juliet is not dead, but Bathazar doesn’t hyperbole “I’d chain myself to a bear rather than marry Paris!!” imagery “…the coloring in your lips…

Nobel Prizes in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1901 Sully Prudhomme The Nobel Prize in Literature 1902 Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen The Nobel Prize in Literature 1903 Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson The Nobel Prize in Literature 1904 Frédéric Mistral José Echegaray y Eizaguirre The Nobel Prize in Literature 1905 Henryk Sienkiewicz The Nobel Prize in Literature 1906 Giosuè Carducci…

Utopia and Dystopia Unit Test

Dystopia An imaginary futuristic world in which society lives under the oppression and control of a totalitarian government a repressive society, a force of technology, or a corrupt business corporation Utopia The illusion of a perfect society lacking war, disease, poverty, oppression, inequality and so forth. (Does not exist.) Political Dystopia Government having full control…

Japan Art History

What years defined the Jomon Period in neolithic Japan? 10500 – 300 BCE Name the specific type of pattern that is characteristic of Jomon pottery. Chord-patterned with sticks and rope. Bean applique design called toryumon that later developed into linear applique and a finger nail-like impression. What was the pottery mostly used for? Boiling starchy…

Critical Analysis of Literature Quiz 1

Which type of literature review is like a manuscript, but longer? Classic literature review What type of literature review is used for research proposal for grant or dissertation? A longer version of literature review for manuscript Name the types of literature reviews Classic literature review Systematic literature review Meta-analysis Integrative review Usually, invited experts are…

Discussion questions 4-6

Who does the stranger Hester recognized in the crowd that afternoon turn out to be? The stranger is Hester’s husband, Roger Chillingsworth. Why does Hester fear Chillingsworth? She is worried he is angry at her for committing adultery and that he will do something to hurt her or the baby. Given the use of physiognomy…

Music Literature I - Baroque

Baroque the term used generally to describe the art, architecture, and music of the period 1600-1750; from the Portuguese word barroco which meant a pearl of irregular shape then used in jewelry and find decorations Age of Absolutism held that a king enjoyed absolute power by reason of divine right Artusi-Monteverdi controversy a war of…

To Kill a Mockingbird English Part 2 Chapters 12-31

Why is Scout so surprised when Jem says, “It’s time you started bein’ a girl and acting right…?” What is Lee’s purpose for having Jem say this? She’s surprised because Jem is getting older and thinks she should start acting like a lady, still considers herself a tomboy, offended Why is Calpurnia so concerned about…

British Literature: Victorian Era & realism, naturalism, aestheticism

Queen Victoria’s Reign (1837-1901) – Queen Victoria’s is the longest reigning monarch of Europe. – Her reign was marked w/ a booming economy. – Imperialist urge brought rapid expansion. – Under her reign, there was a growth of the industrial working class and modern middle class. – British empire reached its peak. – Western culture…

BJU Fundamentals of Literature: Unit 6 Tone and Atmosphere

The Crime: (atmosphere) overall gloomy, humorous The Crime: (tone) towards himself critical of his own intolerant attitude (toward female writers) The Crime: (tone) towards female writers intolerant, he believes they are overzealous and opinionated We Real Cool: (tone) towards the teenagers critical and sympathetic of their actions Cyrano de Bergerac Act I: (tone) toward Cyrano…

Act 2 Literary Devices

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; metaphor: compares rose smell to Montague name. Means: name doesn’t matter- Romeo is still sweet O, that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek! metaphor: compares Romeo to glove on Juliet’s…

World Literature Eng 203

In “The Subordinate” the commissioner doesn’t realize Lakshmikutty is his daughter because: He does not recognize Paru Amma and left her without knowing she was pregnant. In “Grandmother’s Letters,” the grandmother is in prison for: political activism In “The Subordinate,” the young Parakutty (Para Ammu) does not expect to marry her lover Gopa, because he…

Honors Literature sem. 1 The Crucible

What important information is revealed in the third paragraph of the first act in the Crucible? The information revealed is that Reverend Parris is one of the characters in the play. He is praying for his daughter, who is obviously sick. In what ways does a long exposition differ from a stage direction? A long…

English Literature Love Through The Ages Quote Bank

Family Love Prose “All these young souls were passengers in the Durbeyfield Ship- entirely dependent on the judgement of those two adults for their existence”-Tess, 19th “Tomorrow I will do something that will damage and scar them” “Our last evening as an innocent, complete, ideal family”- Intimacy, Hanish Kureishi, PM “I’m not going to have…

Neo-Romanticism, Symbolism, Decadence, and Synthesis of the Arts

Edmond Rostand Cyrano de Bergerac Who is Symbolism traced back to? Richard Wagner and his use of the leitmotiv Leitmotiv Used by Richard Wagner – a recurrent theme throughout a literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation. Richard Wagner Pioneer in the concept of Synthesis of the Arts, redefined opera as music-drama,…

Romeo and Juliet - Act 5

Where does scene 1 take place? Mantua. A street. Name the people who are present in scene 1. Romeo, Balthasar, Apothecary What is Romeo’s mood at the beginning of scene 1? Happy What premonition did Romeo have during scene 1? That Juliet found him dead (as she actually does) and kisses him alive and became…

Epigrams, Aphorisms and Witticisms in The Importance of Being Earnest

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature an impossibility. Algernon (to Jack) The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others. Lady Bracknell (to Algernon) The amount of women who…

Regs

Accounting Institutions (5) 1. SEC 2. FASB 3. AICPA 4. PCAOB 5. IASB What constitutes professional literature? – Standards issued by the FASB and IASB – FASB codification research system – Disclosures from any accounting institution – related academic literature SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) – Established by the federal government – Oversees accounting and…

Literature Classical Roots Lesson 7 and 8 Separation: SYNONYM and ANTONYM

Best Synonym: ABSTEMIOUS at the dinner table. (A)gluttonous (B)moderate (C)fussy (D)talkative (E)tenacious (B)moderate Best Synonym: To INFRINGE upon others’ property. (A)intrude (B)expound (C)mediate (D)rely (E)flee (A)intrude Best Synonym: To ABSCOND with the prize money. (A)return (B)defer (C)exult (D)abstain (E)flee (E)flee Best Synonym: ABOUNDING good will. (A)cheering (B)diminishing (C)endless (D)occasional (E)deferring (C)endless Best Antonym: ABRASIVE in…

The Pearl: Vocab, Story, and Literary Analysis

Where does the story take place? La Paz, Mexico Who are the main characters? A poor family that includes Kino, his wife Juana, and baby Coyotito. What is the one thing that causes all of the problems in the story? A scorpion stings Coyotito, leaving him in much pain and hurt. Therefore, they take him…

AP Literary terms 5 + 6 principles of theme

Third person narrator focuses on feeling of one character omniscient knows all and everything about characters objective point of view narrorator who is totally impersonal tells story Polysyndeton Sentence which uses a conjuction with NO commas to seperate items in a series. EX: X and Y and Z protagonist Central character in a story who…

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