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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

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…

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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’…

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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 5 Quiz 3

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….

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…

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…

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…

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• Question 1 1 out of 1 points A ninth-century Iranian mathematician created Selected Answer: algebra. Answers: chaos theory. algebra. calculus. geometry. trigonometry. • Question 2 1 out of 1 points A primary contribution of Arab scholarship was the Selected Answer: preservation and dissemination of the science and philosophies of ancient civilizations. Answers: creation of…

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…

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…

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……

Birmingham Church Bombing

When was the bombing? 10:22 am Sept. 15 1963 What was special about the 16th St. Baptist Church? First colored church in Birmingham, Alabama How did the terrorists attack the church? They planted 15 sticks of dynamite under the front steps What group of terrorists did this and when we’re they formed? Ku Klux Klan…

Latina Poetry as an Expression of Cultural Heritage

How does the repetition of the phrase “I am not” help to establish the author’s tone? It expresses a confidence in her identity of mixed heritage. Which excerpt from “Child of the Americas” contains imagery that expresses how language becomes part of the speaker’s physical identity? Spanish is in my flesh, ripples from my tongue,…

Music Unit 2

False The early Christian church had very little power in Europe during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. True The Middle Ages span nearly one thousand years. False The art and literature of Ancient Greece and Rome was of little interest to artists and writers in the Renaissance. True Our understanding of the musical culture…

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…

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…

Humanities (Test 1)

The social mobility of the fourteenth century was made possible largely by the Black Death The English Lollards were the lay followers and successors of which late medieval theologian? John Wycliffe As the definition and identity of the nobility became less clear after the plague, nobility increasingly was demonstrated by one’s lifestyle. Humanists believed that…

Romantic Flash Cards

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

Apex English 3 test 1

Concrete language Describes specific objects that are observable to all Characters need two things: Traits and context Context Determined the social and physical forces to what a character can do The plot determines How the conflict is resolved First person A character recounts a personal experience in his or her own words Third person The…

Humanities 202 Midterm

The term that most accurately describes Parimigianino’s Madonna of the Long Neck is Mannerist The founding figure of the Society of Jesus was Layola One of the most influential Baroque artists was_, the designer of the piazza in front of St. Peter’s Basilica Bernini Italian baroque churches are characterized by all of the following except…

Intro to Humanities

Which artist best depicts the urbane and somewhat melancholy revelries of the eighteenth-century European aristocracy? Antoine Watteau Which two artists are more closely associated with the rococo style in art? J-H. Fragonard and Antoine Watteau In what phenomenon did the Parisian Madame Geoffrin play an important role? the success of the salon as an intellectual…

Poetry: "Tattoo" by Gregg Shapiro

Read the line below from the poem “Tattoo” by Gregg Shapiro and answer the question that follows. his bone-crushing hugs Which poetic technique does Shapiro use in this line? b The speaker’s father in the poem “Tattoo” by Gregg Shapiro frustrates the speaker with his __________ regarding the past. d Read the line below from…

Literature Exam

“As the sentiments of men are known not only by what they receive, but what they reject also, I will state the form of the Declaration as originally reported.” Author: Thomas Jefferson Title: The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson Crucial dynamic of biographical writing. Here he is giving a version of his own history. He can…

6 Elements of an Epic Poem

Plot centers around a Hero of Unbelievable Stature The epic hero completes what everyone only attempts. In ancient epics, the hero often is either partially divine or at least protected by a god or God Involves deeds of superhuman strength and valor (bravery) accomplishes feats (achievements) no real human could Vast Setting The action spans…

Poetry Terms Quizlet

Ballad Narrative poem that uses refrain and is often set to music. Second and fourth lines in the stanzas rhyme. They are often about lurid love gone wrong, or about an important historical event. These poems became popular as protest songs in the 20th century. Villanelle A poem with five tercets and a quatrain that…

Chapters 19-26 Old Testament

Parallelism What is the most important feature of the Hebrew Poetry? Ugaritic Hebrew Poetry is most similar to poetry written in? Ugaritis Scholars have learned a lot about the polytheistic ancient Near East from a study of poetry written by the? Common literary characteristic of Hebrew poetry that involves a repetition of the same thought…

Early Japanese and Korean Civilizations

What was the biggest difference between the Chinese influence on Japan and the Chinese influence on Korea? Japan invited collaboration with China, while Korea was conquered by China. The Chinese-Japanese relationship began with trade. An important aspect of the Shinto religion is the presence of shrines. What is a similarity between Japanese and Chinese religious…

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