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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…

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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…

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…

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’…

"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…

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…

Music History

Absolute music instrumental music having no intended association with a story, poem, idea, or scene; non-program music. Ballet a dance form featuring a staged presentation of group or solo dancing with music, costumes, and scenery. Coda an ending section stays in the tonic key, not really part of the basic sonata form. Chromatic harmony Use…

ABeka Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry II: List 18

Caustic sharp, biting, sarcastic to comply to obey, to conform, to submit cordial friendly, warm, polite disposition typical personality and temperament or mood knoll small, rounded hill placid calm, quiet, peaceful refinement fineness of taste, feeling or thought smug self-satisfied, self-complacent to stifle to choke, to smother, to suppress to whet to sharpen, to stimulate,…

Poetry - If by Rudyard Kipling

What is Kipling often known as? The poet of the British Empire Where was Kipling born? Bombay What did Kipling win in 1907? The Nobel Prize What two ideas does “If” promote? Stoicity and Masculinity What form is “If” seemingly presented in? A list What kind of language does Kipling use? Imperatives

EOC ENGLISH I WRITING

Adjective This is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Adverb This is a word that modifies a verb, an adverb or an adjective. Affix This is a syllable or word element that can only occur in front of a root or stem, or at the end of a root or stem. Ambiguity…

Earliest Voices: Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley

Which of the following statements about Anne Bradstreet is NOT ture? Anne Bradstreet was never married. Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? a poems cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum What is the rhyme scheme of the following Anne Bradstreet poem? aabbccddeeffgg How many couplets are in this poem? seven Which of the following…

ABEKA VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY IV REVIEW QUIZ 1

S/A accrue, subtract A S/A omniscient, all-knowing S S/A extol, abase A S/A extricate, shackle A S/A veracity, candor S S/A vernacular, lingo S S/A misanthropic, altruistic A S/A epiphany, revelation S ANTHROP man, human being CORD heart BIO life OMNI all PHIL to love chandel__r ie gr__vance ie n__ther ei ob__sance ei p__r ie…

John Keats - Themes

Beauty – To Autumn – Lamia – Ode to a Nightingale Truth – To Autumn – Ode on a Grecian Urn Reality / Mutabiltiy – La Belle Dame sans Merci – To Autumn – Ode on a Grecian Urn Change – To Autumn – Hyperion: A Fragment – Lamia Escape – La Belle Dame sans…

english 2nd semester

abstraction something not; a quality separated from an object complemented that which filled up or completed or brought to perfection concrete something that can be perceived by the senses (smelled, tasted, felt, heard or seen) equating treating or regarding as the same Queen Elizabeth I Five members of the Tudor family ruled England from 1485…

English 3 Unit 10 Vocabulary

the words surrounding unfamiliar words that help determine the meaning for the reader context the smallest unit of meaning in a word (prefix, root, suffix) morpheme Which of the following are major lexicographical works mentioned in this section? a. Oxford English Dictionary b. American Dictionary c. Dictionary of Spoken English d. Dictionary of the English…

Medieval Epic Poetry

Who poems were combined to create Gilgamesh? Five Sumerian poems Who wrote The Iliad? Homer Who wrote The Odyssey? Homer The Mahabharata is an epic narrative of what war? Kurukshetra War What is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana? The Mahabharata Who wrote Metamorphoses? Ovid What…

Literary Devices

Alliteration the repetition of consonant sounds (generally initial consonants) in words close together Assonance the repetition of vowel sounds without the repetition of consonants Onomatopoeia the use of words that make a sound like the action represented by the word Figurative language language that cannot be taken literally or seriously because it is written to…

English 11

And a Rose for Emily what kind of conflict is the alderman’s attempt to get Miss Emily to pay the taxes And external conflict with an outside source In a Rose for Emily why is Miss Emily being watched more carefully than in the past A new generation of leaders is changing things In a…

Extra Notes

What was the purpose of Bradford’s Of Plymout Plantation? To record the experiences of the first european settlers. What role did ministers pay in early American life? They wrote sermons to inspire others and to communicate the will of God. Which best describes the writing style of many works of Puritan literature? Simple and Direct….

Grade 11 Poetic Devices and Figurative Language Terms

Alliteration the repetition of one or more initial sounds, usually consonants and vowels at the beginning of each word in a series Assonance repetition of two or more vowel sounds within a line Consonance repetition of two or more consonant sounds within a line Onomatopoeia the us of a word whose sound suggests its meaning;…

Music 111 Chapter 17

Who composed “Erlkönig”? Franz Schubert “Erlkönig” is a: miniature, a song. The form of “Erlkönig” is ________ form through-composed Because of the piano accompaniment, it can be said that the mood of “Erlkönig” is: agitated. What does the piano introduction to “Erlkönig” bring to mind? the pounding of a horse’s hooves How many different “characters”…

Ch.6

Describe the water cycle ? Water constantly moves among the oceans the atmosphere the solid Earth and the biosphere Plants release water into the atmosphere through a process called ? Transpiration Balance in the water cycle means that ? average annual precipitation over Earth equals the amount of water that evaporates The ability of a…

Ch 6 Test

the water cycle is the unending circulation of earths water supply plants release water into the atmosphere through a process called transpiration balance in the water cycle means the average annual precipitation over earth equals the amount of water that evaporates the ability of a stream to erode and transport material depends largely on its…

Chapter 12

Hydrologists the scientists who study Earth’s waters, evapotranspiration A little less than two-thirds of the rain that falls on land evaporates back to the atmosphere from land surfaces and plant leaves The water balance coefficient is a general index of the availability of water in a particular region. It is calculated by subtracting potential evaporation…

Philosophy 9-11

The debate between liberals and conservatives is quite active in contemporary society, but was much more intense in ancient societies. false For classical liberals, sometimes called the ‘old’ liberalism, liberty and private property are intimately related. true There is no one feminist conception of distributive justice; theorists who name themselves feminists defend positions across the…

prelude 3 exam

As musical instruments developed technically, the level of virtuosity rose in the Baroque. True The term “Baroque” means misshapen, extravagant, or even distorted true The two instruments that provided Baroque accompaniment as a pair are referred to as: Basso Continuo The approximate dates of the Baroque period are: 1600 – 1750 The group of early…

Features and Themes of Victorian Poetry

Tennyson Early work is nostalgic and melancholic– he had a fascination with the past that is linked to a sense of ailenation Tennyson Many poems are elegiac– lamentations for the transience of life Tennyson Later verse tends to espouse typical Victorian optimism and imperialist pride Tennyson Fond of traditional dictions of poetry using archaisms, periphrasis,…

Poetry Anthology Themes

Little Boy Crying Parenting is difficult and discipline often hurts the parent more than the child. Children don’t fully comprehend parents responsibilities to teach them. Teenage Sky Adolescence is a difficult time but a necessary development. Indian Children Speak Don’t judge a book by its cover, prejudices based on assumptions are unfair. Stereotypes can be…

english test review where my girl

Which statement best describes the main idea of the third paragraph of “How We Entered World War I”? US citizens were proud of themselves for ignoring the problems going on in Europe. According to “Make it New”: Early Modernism, why was Ezra Pound so influential to the twentieth-century poetry revolution? Pound dared poets to create…

English IV Romantic and Victorian Poetry

Which of the following ideals is emphasized by Romanticism? focus on that which is woeful or melancholy According to the Romantic theory, a poet creates a poem _____. after meditating on the subject Romantic poetry does not regard nature as a subject to be enjoyed simply for its physical beauty. true England was fortunate in…

Themes in the Poetry of Keats, The Enlightmnt and Romanticism...

The Ode A lyric poem expresses the thoughts or emotions of a single speaker. An ode is a kind of lyric poem tht: – explores a serious topic – is written in a formal style – is often addressed to someone or something Diction means “word choice” By analyzing diction, readers can better understand a…

Choosing Language

What type of language should be used in a critical analysis essay? formal Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as…

Chapter 1 Test Review

True All sonnets follow the same rhythm pattern. T?F T The subjects of morality plays are usually abstractions. T Elizabethan costumes were elaborate. F Tragedy is intended to be depressing. F The only difference between an Elizabethan theater and today’s theater is that the stage of the former jutted into the audience. F Shakespeare’s English…

Chapter 5

Education and literacy became more widespread during the renaissance in part due to the invention of the printing press True The term Renaissance man is used in case someone who is well educated in many areas True The music of the Renaissance changed very little from the late Middle Ages False The renaissance attitude of…

all of Q2

{Thanatopsis} in the beginning of the poem, Nature speaks to the person who thinks about nature {Thanatopsis}According to the poem, what should people do when they feel afraid of death Go into nature and listen to what nature teaches {Thanatopsis}in this poem, Nature urges the poet to find comfort in the knowledge that death joins…

CSM Western Civilization Exam 1

After the 1340’s, the economy of Europe was marked by silver shortages essentially a painting executed on fresh plaster a fresco painting Dante’s “Divine Comedy” depicts the poet’s mythical journey through hell, purgatory, and heaven What drove the increasing European interest in African gold? increasing demand for expensive luxury foods in Europe the leader who…

English Analyzing Ekphrastic Poetry

Ekphrasis a vivid description of a scene or more commonly, a work of art Ekphrastic Poetry Form of poetry that comments on a work of art in another genre, such as a painting or a piece of music William Carlos Williams Author of Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, poem describing the painting “Landscape with…

(Chapter 3) Environmental Toxicology

basic assumptions of toxicology all substances are poisons; there is none that is not a poison. the right dose differentiates a poison from a remedy. “the dose makes the poison” toxicology the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms Paracelsus –one of the founders of modern toxicology–active during time of da Vinci…

ASVAB

A baker made 20 pies. A Boy Scout troop buys one–fourth of his pies, a preschool teacher buys one–third of his pies, and a caterer buys one–sixth of his pies. How many pies does the baker have left? A. 3?4 B. 15 C. 12 D. 5 D. 5 1/4 + 1/3 + 1/6 = 9/12…

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