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Glossary of English Final 2006 2

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Topic sentence - where does it occur?
first sentence
Summarizing or concluding sentence - where?
the end
Transition word
word that goes between sentences
speaker
like the narrator
paraphrase
restate in your own words
ballad
song or poem that tells a story
simile
comparision using like or as
metaphor
direct comparison of unlike things
personification
human like qualities given to objects or ideas
symbol
has concrete meaning & represents something
rhythm
succession of sounds
meter
the beat in a line of poetry
onomatopoeia
words that include sounds
alliteration
repetition of begining sounds
narrative poetry
poems that tell stories
heroic couplet
verse consisting of two rhymed lines in iambic pentameter
assonance
resemblance of sound especially of the vowel sounds
consonance
close correspondance of sounds
lyric
two line expresses intense personal emotion - singing
sonnet
14 line verse
quatrain
stanza of 4 lines - Shakesperian sonnets are 3 quatrains and 1 couplet
iambic
common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with 5 feet or accents
Shakespearean sonnet
sonnet that uses
ABAB CDCDEFEF
pentameter
line of verse consisting of 5 metrical feet
octave
stanzas with 8 lines
verse
single metrical line in a poetic composition
rhyme
words that have same ending sounds
extended metaphor
a metaphor that is extended through a stanza or entire poem often by multiple comparisions of unlike objects
The "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost is written in
iambic pentameter
the speaker in the "Mending Wall" thinks that his neighbor is trapped by his father's tradition and that walls are not always needed
Hi!
"It is the star to every wand'ring bark." Is an example of
metaphor
From the sonnet, know that love does not diminish with time
hi!
know the format of a Shakespearean sonnet
ABAC CDCDEFEF
"You wet brown bag of a woman" is an example of
metaphor
Shakespeare born...
April 23, 1564
What does Romeo mean when he says "Arise, fair sun and kill the envious moon."
?
Where was Shakespeare born?
Stratford Upon Avon
Name two of Shakespeare's jobs
writer & actor
what were the standing spectators called?
groundlings
what was the cause of Romeo & Juliet's misfortune?
a) fate
b) bad decisions
c) Paris
d) Nurse
fate
Mercutio's Queen Mab speech is an example of
a) monologue
b) dialogue
c) aside
d) soliloquy
monologue
Friar Laurence's speech about herbs (alone on stage)is a...
soliloquy
What did Queen Mab bring at night or when people slept?
dreams
what genre (kind of writing) is Romeo & Juliet?
tragedy
when did Shakespear die?
1616
who prepares the audience for the play?
chorus
who fights Benvolio at the play's beginning?
Tybalt
when did the feud between the two families begin?
it doesn't say
Who does Romeo kill?
Tybalt & Paris
Why does Capulet tell Paris "no" to marrying Juliet initially?
she is too young
who does Tybalt sla\y or kill?
Mercutio
From whom does Romeo buy his poison?
the Apothecary
Where is the play set?
Verona, Italy
What does the Nurse tell Juliet to do after Romeo is banished, which forces her to confide in Friar Laurence?
to marry Paris
Name three reasons why Juliet is fearful of taking the poison
1) she doesn't want to die
2) Romeo might not come
3) she might not see Romeo
Who said? "Oh, I am slain! If thou be merciful/ Open the tomb lay me with Juliet"?
Paris
Why does Romeo not get the message?
The Friar is held up by disease (the plague)
"Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health"
Romeo
"A plague o' both your houses"
Mercutio
"He jests at scars that never felt a wound"
Romeo
"My only love, sprung from my only hate!"
Juliet
"And in this state she gallops night by night/ Through lovers' brains, and they dream of love."
Mercutio
"But woo her, gentle Paris, get heart; My will to her consent is but a part."
Capulet
"I beg for justice, which thou, Prince, must give./ Romeo slew Tybalt; Romeo must not live."
Lady Capulet
"Romeo, the love I bear thee can affortd/ No better term than this; thou art a villain."
Tybalt
"With baleful weeds and precous-juiced flowers./The earth that's nature's mother is her tomb,/What is her buyring grave, that is her womb."
Friar Laurence
"Thus with a kiss I die."
Romeo
"Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast."
Friar Laurence
"The law, that threatened death, becomes thy friend/And turns it to exile."
Friar Laurence
"O serpent heart, hid with a flow'ring face!/Did the dragon keep so fair a cave?/Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical!"
Juliet
"I think it best you marry with the County./O he's a lovely gentlemant."
Nurse
"Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven,/having some business, do entreat her eyes/To twinkle in their spheres till they return."
Romeo
"If I may trust the flattering truth of sleep,/my dreams presage some joyful news at hand."
Romeo
Where is the story set in TKAM?
Maycomb, Alabama
In which decade does the story occur
1930's
Who is the author?
Harper Lee
Who is the most open-minded woman in the neighborhood?
Miss Maudie
What is Maycomb's usual disease?
Racism
Which neighborhood woman didi Atticus think was courageous?
Mrs. Dubose
Why did Atticus think this?
She fought a morphine addiction
Why does Atticus believe that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird?
because they don't do anything but make people happy with their lovely sounds
Why is Dophus Raymond considered unusual besides the fact that he pretends to be a drunk?
he is married to a black woman
What do Atticus' questions to Bob Ewell, Mayella Ewell and Tom Robinson make clear?
that Bob Ewell beat his daughter
When Tom said that he felt sorry for Mayella, he knew that he had made a mistake. What was his mistake?
black people don't feel sorry for white people
What "bill" were white people going to pay according to Atticus? That black people would...
rebel
Bob Ewell died because he ??? according to Heck Tate.
had an accident
During what period in history does the story take place?
the great depression
Social prejudice, gender issues and justice vs. injustice all play a part in the story
hi!
how does Boo see the children?
through his window & as his own
Racial prejudice, coming of age and the need to understand those different from ouselves are all ??? in the story.
themes
???? and ???? are the story's mockingbirds.
Tom Robinson
Boo Radley
grudge
deep dislike
enmity
hatred
augment
to increase
effeminate
womanly
beseech
beg

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