English 3 Exam

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English Exam Stuff, Mostly Poetry We Went Over In Mrs. Siniard's Class. No Novel Stuff B/c That Stuff Shoulf Be Easy To Remember. But The Novels We Did Do Were, 1984, Frankenstein, Hamlet. Other Literature I Did Not Include Are, Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, Sir Gawain And The Green Knight, Death Of Arthor, Macbeth. I Hope These Flashcards Help Though (:

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The Only lyrical ballad by keats
la belle dame sans merci
he left his first wife for a woman who was also a writer
he died at 25 from TB
he was anotorious ladies man and this poem is semi-autobioggraphical
Don Juan. Byron.
He was neo-classical in style and ultimately romantic in subject
what is the speaker jealous of in "ode to a nightingale"?
The nightengale inspires the speaker to do what?
write poetry
his political beliefs made him an outcast
his non-titled name is george gordon
Lord Byron
Childe Harold's Pilgramage made him famous
The theme of Don Juan
Carpe Diem
The pom written in ottava rima
Don juan
His first wife committed suicide in Hyde Park, London
The point of view in "KUbla Khan" changes from _____to ____.
3rd to 1st
"And 'mid this tumult Kubla Heard from far/ Ancestral voices prophesying war!" What literary term is present?
Slant Rhyme
"the Anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse, the guide, the guaridan of my heart, and soul of all my moral being" what does the mean?
The general splendor of nature snesory imagery visceral experiences
"Tintern Abbey" is a ____ poem what the Wye River Valley in Wales, which stands for____, has meant to the speaker
Lyric/ Romantic thoughts
The opening and closing quatrins of "the tyger" are in
the question blake poses for the reader in the tyger is
How can god create a negative animal
blake's poem the lamb, poses a question but also answers it. the answer to who is your creator is
christ, the redeemer
though the morning was cold, tom was happy and warm, so if all do their duty they need not fear harm. Lit. terms?
slant rhyme/ theme
"then down a green plain leaping, laughing, they run, and wash in a river, and shine in the sun." Lit terms?
pun symbolism
"here, under this dark sycamore, and view these plots of cottage ground"
Wordsworth Tintern Abbey
That time is past and all it's aching joys are now no more.
Wordsworth Tintern Abbey
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of throughtless youth; but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity"
tintern abbey wordsworth
But Oh! that deep romantic chasm which slanted down the green hill athwart a cedarn cover!"
Kubla khan coleridge
were all of them locked up in coffins of black
chimney sweeper blake
it was a miracle of rare device a sunny please dome with caves of ice
kubla khan coleridge
are those her ribs through which the sun did peer as through a grate?
Ancient Mariner coleridge
so twice five miles of fertile ground
kubla khan coleridge
his life was not romantic or poetic because he was happily married
He placed a higher appreciation on the visual arts
A good amount of his writings is cryptic and needs explanation
The point of view of "The Chimney Sweeper"
1st Person
The tone of "The Tyger"
He was the premiere lyrical poet of his day
He fathered a child out of wedlock with a French woman
His writing partner and confidant was Coleridge
He believed that nature made him a better person and God's vision could be seen in nature
He was an opium addict and this can be seen in his exotic poetry
"Tintern Abbey's" rhyme scheme or rhythmic form
Blank Verse
The tone is "Strange Fits of Passion Have I known" goes from hopeful to
The symbol of the _________ represents the decline of the lover's tryst in "Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known"
He never married and is buried next to his mother
A long lyric about a serious subject
Lyrical Ballad
Gulliver can best be described as a
simple, honest observer
How does gulliver plan to free himself from the Lillipution's bonds
He plans to behave gently and submissively to gain the Lillipution's trust
The Lilliputian candidate who jumps highest on a rope without falling
qualifies for a vacant position in a high office of the court
a heroic couplet contists of two
rhymed lines of imabic pentameter
At the end of "A Voyage to Lilliput", Reldresal implies that the Emperor
hopes that Gulliver will help to defend Lilliput against an attack from foreigners
Which of the following items best describes how Swift satirizes the difference between political parties in Lilliput?
Swift mocks the petty differences between the political parties
Swift writes satire in an attempt
to improve human conduct
Swift describes several groups experiencing absurd conflicts. He does this to
make readers more aware of the absurd conflicts in their environments
Irony can be defined as
A pointed contrast between reality and expectations
Which of the following statements is the best example of situational irony
The Lilliputian, believing that Gulliver understands him, makes a long speech, but Gulliver does not understand a word
Gullivers travels, judging from this excerpt alone, can best be termed a
merciless, devastating satire of humanity
Gulliver has difficulty coping with the flies in Brobdingnag because
they leave excrement on his food and sting him
The Queen asks Gulliver
if other English persons are as cowardly as he
Which of the following statements best describes the King's treatment of Gulliver
He treats Gulliver gently but mocks the politics of his country
Which of the following statements is true?
Gulliver's initial revulsionto the Brobdingnagians' immense bulk eventually vanishes.
Swift's principal target is
the vices of legislators
PART ONE:In this selection, Swift's views are presented by
The King of Brobdingnag
Satire can be defined as:
a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice or folly in order to bring about social reform
Which of the following statements is the best example of satire in Part 2
The King claims that vice and ignorance are the qualifications for an English legislator
The purpose of A Modest Proposal is to satirize
English policy in Ireland
The narrator of A Modest Proposal assumes the role of
an ecoonomic planner acting for the benefit of England (over the Irish)
The narrator claims that landlords will benefit from his proposal because they will be able to
sell excess children
Which of the following items is not an advantage anticipated by the narrator
will decrease the number of marriages
The narrator claims to have no personal motive behind his proposal because
his child is too old to be sold and his wife is too old to have more children
Swift's diction in A Modest Proposal creates a tone that is
"Satire's my weapon, but i'm too discreet to run amuck and tilt at all i meet" is an example of:
a closed herioc couplet.
What does pope say about learning?
a small amount of learning is a dangerous thing.
pope recommends forgiveness b/c it
helps one rise aboce being merely human
"be thou the first rue merit to befirend; his praise is lostm who stays till all commend" advises the reader to:
avoid waiting for others' praise before praising something of merit.
Which of the following statements best describes Pope's attitude toward satire?
he uses satire, but refrains from being overly aggrassive.
which of the following statements best describes what pope is trying to accomplish in his herioc couplets?
he wants to give useful advice in a manner that is pleasing.
In An Essay on Man poper recommends that people
examine themselves
Antithesis can be defined as:
a contrst of ideas expressed in a grammatically balanced statement
example of an antithesis?
people who are forewarned are sometimes forearmed.
The rape of the Lock refers to:
theft of a lock of Belinda's hair
During the fight between belinda and the baron: A Rape of the Lock
Belinda throws snuff at the baron
what happens to the lock? Rape of the lock
it rises into stars
Pope's point in The Rape of the lock is summarized in the line:
"What mighty contests rise from trivial things"
A mock epic parodies an epic by treating a:
trivial subject in a lofty manner.
which character is on a spiritual journey in Divine Comedy?
Who is the first person narrator in Divine Comedy
wirgil tells dante that the most important quality for a person to behold it?
betrayers are cast into what circle of hell?
The opening lines of Milton's Paradise Lost contains the poet's reasons for concentrating first on satan:
Seduced Adam and Eve
Which of the following quotations from "the fall of satan" does not make refernce to the atmosphere of hell?
"As far as angels ken"
in "the fall of satan" milton does not explore which themes?
adam and eve are not responsible for their actions.
levels of hell in order?
1. Sins of flesh 2. sins of anger 3. sins against reason 4. betrayers
in "the rime of the Ancient Mariener" a ghost is driven by what two things?
grim reaper and a living dead woman.
Which writers are of "second generation" romantic poets?
keats, shelley, gordon, byron
The speaker's feeling about his tears in "Tears, Idle Tears" can best be described as:
confused and passionate
At the end of the poem "Tears, Idle tears" it is clear that the speaker believes memories:
are like death in life
In the poem "Tears, Idle Tears" the word idle can best be defined as
without worth or value
of the following images, those that dominate the second and thrid stanzas are pathetic fallacies: "Tears, Idle Tears"
sunrise and sunset
The mirror literally shows the Lady of Shalott:
her tapestry and shadowy images of the world outside.
What describes camelot?
it is the real outside world.
The image that best foresadows the ending of the poem is:
"the mirror cracking from side-to-sode"
The flowers that the narrator mentions in "Lady of Shalott" are:
oppose the gray walls and towers surround her island represtent death
In "Ulysses" the poetic form that Tennyson takes is a:
dramatic monologue
The first audience in "Ulysses" is____. The narrator critiques what two persons in this section?
himself/ subjects and wife.
The place where Ulysses hope he will sail to and once again meet with his friend Achilles is:
The Happy Isles
Robert Browning takes as his narrator a mentally ill kill in what two poems?
My Last Duchess Porphyria's Lover
"My last duchess" is based on what formal occasion?
A nobleman's employee making dowry arrangements with a widower.
The Duke is angered by the fact the the young Duchess: "My last duchess"
smiled freely at others
From the Duke's statement that no one pulls back the curtain from the portait except him, the reader can infer that the Duke:
likes to control his possessions and feels women are possessions.
"And Moving through a mirror clear that hang before her all the year shadows of the world appear"
Tennyson Lady of Shalott.
"She has a heart- how shall i say?-too soon made glad, too easily impressed; she lived what e'er she looked on, and her looks want everywhere."
browning my last duchess
"so careful of the type? but no from scrpaed cliff and quarried stone she cries "a thousand types are gone"
tennyson in memorium
"matched with are aged wife, i mete and dole unequal laws unto a savage race"
tennyson Ulysses
"woman is the lesser man, and all their passions matched with mine are as moonlight unto sunlight, and as water unto wine"
Tennyson Locksley
"For when the morning flush of passion and the first embrace had died between them, tho' he loved her none the less"
tennyson lucretus
"And I said, 'My cousin Amy, speak and speak the truth to me, trust me, cousin, all the current of my being sets to thee.'
Tennyson Lockesly Hall
"are God and Nature then at strife"
tennyson In Memorium
"deep as first love, and wilofe with all regret; o death in life, the days that are no more!"
Tennyson tears idle tears
"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers, and i linger on the shore, and the individual withers, and the world is more and more"
tennyson locksley hall
"tears from the depth of some divine despair rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes"
Tears, Idle Tears Tennyson
"On Wither side by the rive lie long fields of barley and of rye"
Lady of Shalott Tennyson
"Or at the casement seen her stand? or is she known in all the land"
Lady of Shalott Tennyson
"The gemmy bridle glittered free, like to some brach of stars we see"
Lady of Shalott Tennyson
"She left the web, she left the loom, she made three paces through the room"
Lady of Shalott Tennyson
"And they crossed themselves for fear, all the knights at camelot"
Lady of Shalott Tennyson
"She cries, "A Thousand types are gone; I care for nothing, all shall go."
In Memorium Tennyson
"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."
Ulysses Tennyson
"come, my friends, 'tis not too late to seek a newer world."
Ulysses Tennyson
"How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, not to shine in use."
Ulysses Tennyson
Who wrote In Memorium?
Tennyson about Arthor Henry Halem.