9th english final 2 semester (2 other sets for romeo and juliet) (english poetry set)

which of the following most accurately describes casey when he steps up to the bat in ernest lawrence thayers poem? confident
most important to include in paraphrasing “casey at the bat”? casey let the first two pitches go without swinging
in “casey at the bat” what is the climax? casey steps up to bat
in “fifteen” what does the motorcycle represent to the boy? danger
in a paraphrase of the speakers description of the motorcycle in “fifteen” what would you stress? the speakers admiration
what describes william stanford’s theme or overall message in “fifteen”? adolescence can be a time of conflict and difficult choices
in “twister hits houston” what is mama doing when the cyclone strikes? trying to change a lightbulb
in “twister hits houston” sandra cisneros most likely includes the details of the splintered oak tree, the green sedan, and the banging back door in order to accomplish which of the following? enable the reader to picture the action
what is the final lines of “twister hits houston” mood or atmosphere? ironic
what would you display if you had believed you saw a ghost? pallor
if tree branches were withering in the wind. what would best describe them twisting
best describing the subject matter of yusef komunyakkaas poem, “slam dunk and hook”? the speakers playing basketball with his friends when he was young
in “slam dunk and hook” when komunyakkaas says the boys where “glistening in sweat” what does the image suggest? the game took place on a hot day
in “slam dunk and hook” the line “a high note hung here” illustrates what sound device? alliteration
if you want to understand a poems text and appreciate the poets artistry, what would be most helpful? notice words that appeal to your senses
the sound device alliteration involves repetition of what? consonant sounds
in lewis carroll’s poem “jabberwocky” what warnings does is given to the boy? beware of the jaberwock, the jubjub bird, and the bandersnatch
in “jabberwocky” how is the boy feeling when he returns to his father after meeting the jabberwock? triumphant
in “jabberwocky” to which of the five senses does the line “he chorted in his joy” appeal? hearing
what best describes the atmosphere, or mood, at the end of “the bells”? frightening
if a book treats a topic voluminously, how would you best describe the books coverage? thorough
in the sentence “edgar allen poes health failed during his final years” the prepositional phrase during his final years acts as what? adverb
in dreams deferred the lines “or crossed and sugar over like a syrupy sweet” are an example of which kind of figurative language? simile
what is the best paraphrase of the line “what happens to a dreams deferred”? what happens when I dream is not realized
in “dreams” lagston Hughes compare his life without a dream to what? bird with a broken wing
in “dreams” Langston Hughes theme or central message concerns what? The vital link between dreams and hope
in a Wordsworth poem what is the speaker doing when he says that the daffodils “flash upon the inward eye”? he is always able to find contentment by simply remembering the daffodils
what is the speaker and Gabriella mistral’s poem “meciendo” doing? rocking her child
what is the best brief expression of the theme of “meciendo”? The love of a mother for her child
In order to read a poem fluently what should you do? Reading sentences and use punctuation
in “sonnets on love XIII” the speaker makes a connection between the ancient Greek scientist Archimedes and what? The power of love
what best describes paradox? and a parent contradiction to actually expresses the truth
if you were in a pensive mood how my friend describe you? thoughtful
what must the speaker in “the road not taken” the decide? which road to travel
in “the road not taken” what ultimately draws the traveler to the road he takes despite the fact that the differences between the two roads are slight? The road is grassy and seems to have been traveled by fewer people
A metaphor is a direct comparison of two unlike things without the use of a comparative word such as like or as. In “the road not taken” the two roads are metaphors for what? ways of life
what is a helpful technique to use when you want to paraphrase a text? Break down long sentences
what defines internal rhyme? The rhyming words within a line
The atmosphere or overall mood and Mccavity the mystery cat might be best described as what? humorous
best synonym for warp? destort
what most nearly means the opposite of depravity? integrity
what always appears in an infinitive? to
what does the speaker in “we never know how high we are” believe about dreaming? it enables us to achieve greatness
what best defines the term meter? The rhythmical pattern in a line of poetry
in we never know how high we are Emily Dickinson focuses on what conflicts?
in dreams deferred the lines “or crossed and sugar over like a syrupy sweet” are an example of which kind of figurative language? simile
what is the best paraphrase of the line “what happens to a dreams deferred”? what happens when I dream is not realized
in “dreams” lagston Hughes compare his life without a dream to what? bird with a broken wing
in “dreams” Langston Hughes theme or central message concerns what? The vital link between dreams and hope
in a Wordsworth poem what is the speaker doing when he says that the daffodils “flash upon the inward eye”? he is always able to find contentment by simply remembering the daffodils
what is the speaker and Gabriella mistral’s poem “meciendo” doing? rocking her child
what is the best brief expression of the theme of “meciendo”? The love of a mother for her child
In order to read a poem fluently what should you do? Reading sentences and use punctuation
in “sonnets on love XIII” the speaker makes a connection between the ancient Greek scientist Archimedes and what? The power of love
what best describes paradox? and a parent contradiction to actually expresses the truth
if you were in a pensive mood how my friend describe you? thoughtful
what must the speaker in “the road not taken” the decide? which road to travel
in “the road not taken” what ultimately draws the traveler to the road he takes despite the fact that the differences between the two roads are slight? The road is grassy and seems to have been traveled by fewer people
A metaphor is a direct comparison of two unlike things without the use of a comparative word such as like or as. In “the road not taken” the two roads are metaphors for what? ways of life
what is a helpful technique to use when you want to paraphrase a text? Break down long sentences
what defines internal rhyme? The rhyming words within a line
The atmosphere or overall mood and Mccavity the mystery cat might be best described as what? humorous
best synonym for warp? destort
what most nearly means the opposite of depravity? integrity
what always appears in an infinitive? to
what does the speaker in “we never know how high we are” believe about dreaming? it enables us to achieve greatness
what best defines the term meter? The rhythmical pattern in a line of poetry
in we never know how high we are Emily Dickinson focuses on what conflicts? confidence vs fear
according to the speaker in “Mccavity the mystery cat” what do people say about other cats who are guilty of what you deeds? they are nothing more than agents for Mccavity who controls their operations
what makes Mccavity “the Napoleon of crime”? The fact that he is a leader in the criminal world
in “women” Alice Walker mentions that the women of her mamas generation had fists as well as hands. What quality in the woman does this detail emphasize? determination
what did the woman in Alice Walker’s poem succeed in discovering for their children? equality of opportunity
“Women” by Alice Walker is an example of which type of poetry? lyric
in what country did haiku develop as a form of poetry? Japan
in the haiku by Basho what does the speaker focus on? The calm beauty of the evening
in “I hear America singing” what impresses the speaker the most about America and Americans? The variety
“I hear America singing” illustrates what type of lyric poem? free verse
Tone is the writers attitude toward his or her subject, characters, or audience. What best describes the speakers tone in “I hear America” singing? enthusiastic
In Shakespeare’s sonnet 30, why is the speaker sad as the poem begins? he remembers past disappointments and sorrows
The theme of a literary work is its main idea or underlying message. What best states the theme of sonnet 30? The power friendship
The speaker in “women”, “I hear America singing”, and sonnet 30 all have in common what? The ability to be inspired by other people
between the haiku of by basho and “woman” and “I hear America singing”!and sonnet 30, which lyric is inspired most vividly by the beauty of nature? The haiku by basho
what is most nearly opposite to wail? rejoice
stanza A group of lines in a poem
metaphors comparison between two unlike things WITHOUT using like or as
similes comparison of things that have something in common using “like” or “as”
personification A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
onomatopoeia A word that imitates the sound it represents.
imagery Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
rhyme scheme A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
free verse poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter
alliteration Repetition of initial consonant sounds
assonance repetition of vowel sounds
narrative poetry poetry that tells a story
ballad song like narrative about adventure or romance
dramatic writer tells a story using the characters on thoughts or statements
lyric A short poem that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker
haiku 3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) usually focusing on nature
sonnet a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
thesis statement tells what essay is about. conveys main argument. specific language and ideas. whatever wrote in essay should support statement. appears in intro and conclusion
two parts of thesis statement topic and position
what goes on a notecard information you did not know about your topic that you get from another author
how to take another authors information paraphrase. summarize. quote
card topic topic is the kind of information on the card. it is like a title. after writing down the information, figure out how to briefly categorize it
what is an outline step between note taking and writing the actual paper. a tool to help you organize information. basic framework of paper
drama literature that is meant to be preformed
types of drama tragedy and comedy
Protagonist hero. character in conflict
Anatagonist villain. character creating conflict
foil character who highlights or brings out personality traits or another character in the play
dialogue conversation between two or more characters. reveals truth about a character. advances action
monologue speech my a character that occurs when there are other characters who can hear the speakers words
Soliloquy speech by one character that occurs when no one in the play is listening
aside a remark made only to the audience, unheard by other characters. brief. other characters are present
setting acts and scenes. indicate change in location. passage of time
blank verse unrhymed verse is written in iambic pentameter or 10 syllable lines in which every second syllable is stressed
pun a play on words based on the similarities of sound between two words with different meanings
dramatic irony a characters words or actions have one meaning for the character and quite a different meaning for the audience or reader. adds suspense or tension. involves audience
theme central idea of literature
proper way to start a paragraph indent
shakesphere most famous and timeless author to ever live
fact about shakesphere plays after 400 of his death his plays are still preformed and inspires
are there biographical works on shakesphere from his own time no
What is imagery? a way to portray something by comparison.

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