Flashcards in 12 Week Deck (125):
We study English grammar and literature to communicate more effectively.
The importance of language is seen in the Bible at creation, Babel, Jesus ( word made flesh ) and Pentecost
The five parts of the letter are the heading, the greeting, the body, the closing, and the signature
The time machine was written by Mark twain
The eloi ate the morlocks, hid the time machine, and did battle with the time traveller
The time traveller was very pleased with the progress that future civilizations had made.
What was going on in the Victorian age?
When did queen Victoria come to the throne?
What were the social classes in England?
What was dating like?
Courtship done at parties and church activities
Ladies and gentlemen . . .
Had certain rules to follow
What was rampant in this time?
Child labor working the kids to death
When was dickens born?
What happened in Dickens's childhood?
Worked in a shoe factory labeling bottles at 12
How many novels did dickens write?
How were his novels written?
Installments for monthly papers
Was dickens popular or unnoticed
Title for dickens
One of the greatest storytellers who has ever lived
Planned or performed in cooperation with others
To fight, struggle. To compete, to argue
Intended to undermine or overthrow
One who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system
To divide and give out in shares
To admit as true
One who lives in the country
To lose size, strength, or power
In a friendly manner
An overwhelming defeat
A complete collapse or failure
Given or flowing freely
To restore to friendship
To resign oneself
The time machine was hidden in the palace of green porcelain
The name of the person who dies in the time machine was weena
After regaining his machine, the time traveler goes into the future and finds a dismal world.
The time traveler does make it back to the present and tells his adventures to others.
At the end of none book, the time traveler leaves again and did not return
The narrator ends the book by saying that humanity will grow worse and become extinct
Gift of the magi
Cask of amontillado
Semi barbaric king
Lady or the tiger
Character daydreamed he did heroic deeds
Secret life of Walter Mitty
The most dangerous game
The pacing goose
Reference to older literature, history, or art that the writer expects the reader to know
Gives hints as to what will come next in the story
A character struggles in his or her mind about what to do
The story is told revealing all the characters thoughts and actions
Omniscient point of view
A characters actions in a setting bring about unexpected results
Irony of situation
Deals with a words origin and history
Why does the author name the story the gift of the magi?
Della and Jim sacrifice valuable things for each other
Magi sacrificed valuable things for Jesus
Irony of situation in the necklace
Madame loisel loses her youth to replace a necklace that was only paste
How does wars ending show London's view of war?q
Innocent young man killed because he spared a life
To absorb fully or to make ones own, to adapt fully
Lacking in seriousness
Angry and bad tempered
An introduction to a speech or a piece of writing
To make young again
To make like new
I like pineapples; bill likes apples.
Although I like pineapples, bill prefers apples.
I like pineapples, but bill likes apples
I, a lover of pineapples, I bonded how bill likes apples.
Sharing my pineapple with bill, I felt good.
Research usually starts with a persons curiosity about a topic.
After gaining information and understanding, the next step of a research paper is outlining.
Keeping track of your source is optional, so notecards are not very helpful.
On one side of a card should be the source, and on the other side should be the idea from the source.
On one side of the card should be: a key word or phase, the source number, the page number if printed, and the information from the source.
You can write n. pag. if a source has no page number like a website.
You use a direct quote when you want to give a source's information in your own words.
You use a paraphrase when you want to show the author's exact words.
When you quote an authors exact words, you should put quotation marks around them.
You use a summary on a notecard when you want to give a source's main idea.
Clearly distinguish in a research paper what are your ideas and what are others ideas.
Copying someone word for word without quotation marks is plagiarism.
In MLA style, you put your last name and a page number at the top right of the page
In MLA style, you single space your name, your teachers name, the course name, and the date on the first pages left side
In MLA style, the title is always centered
In MLA style, all sources are placed at the bottom of the page under a line.
In MLA style, a quotation of four lines or more is indented.
In MLA style, on the works cited page, all lines are double spaced
In MLA style, on the works cited page, all second and third lines of a source are indented.
It is bro. Robisons preference that you put the link or URL to a website when giving sources.
Odysseus chose to face Charybdis rather than Scylla.
Odysseus was not very moved when Scylla ate some of his men.
When Odysseus's men sacrificed the sun gods cattle, Zeus decided to take action against them.
Zeus threw a thunderbolt that was a direct hit on Odysseus's ship.
The goddess Athena makes Odysseus look like a beggar when he gets back to Ithaca .
Telemachus reveals to Odysseus that they will have to fight many suitors.
Antinous was a very sympathetic suitor and threw Odysseus some meat.
Penelope's trick to stall her suitors from marriage was to Unweave what she had woven
Penelope's challenge for marriage is for one to string Odysseus's bow and shoot an row through twelve targets
When Odysseus performed the challenge, Penelope's suitors did not take much notice
Antinous dies when Odysseus shoots an arrow through his neck
With Athena's help, Odysseus and Telemachus kill off all of Penelope's suitors
The secret that convinces Penelope of Odysseus's identity is his description of a boat that he had built
Our textbook ends the odyssey with Penelope's white arms pressed around Odysseus.
5 things about main character of all quiet on the western front
Name was Paul Baumer
19 at the beginning of the book
Best friend was Kat
He was German
He was unmarried
Died October 1918
What is the seed of the sentence?
Subject and verb
What do verbs do besides action and state of being?
Give clues about time - past, present, future
What is a present participle?
An ing word that is not a verb
To verb - part of speech
Not a verb
How can you find compound verbs?
And but yet or nor
What part of speech is not?
What is " who or what (verb)?"
Where are subjects typically found
Preceding the verb
What do subjects do in questions?
Split the verb
What question does completers answer?
Subject and verb who or what
What are two types of completers?
Nouns and pronouns
What is a modifier
Adjective or adverb
Two forms of modifiers
Single word or prepositional phrase