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We study English grammar and literature to communicate more effectively.

True

1

The importance of language is seen in the Bible at creation, Babel, Jesus ( word made flesh ) and Pentecost

True

2

The five parts of the letter are the heading, the greeting, the body, the closing, and the signature

True

3

The time machine was written by Mark twain

False

4

The eloi ate the morlocks, hid the time machine, and did battle with the time traveller

False

5

The time traveller was very pleased with the progress that future civilizations had made.

False

6

What was going on in the Victorian age?

Industrial revolution

7

When did queen Victoria come to the throne?

1837

8

What were the social classes in England?

Rich
Middle
Lower
Very poor

9

What was dating like?

Courtship done at parties and church activities

10

Ladies and gentlemen . . .

Had certain rules to follow

11

What was rampant in this time?

Child labor working the kids to death

12

When was dickens born?

1812

13

What happened in Dickens's childhood?

Worked in a shoe factory labeling bottles at 12
Bad experience

14

How many novels did dickens write?

14

15

How were his novels written?

Installments for monthly papers

16

Was dickens popular or unnoticed

Very popular

17

Title for dickens

One of the greatest storytellers who has ever lived

18

Planned or performed in cooperation with others

Concerted

19

To fight, struggle. To compete, to argue

Contend

20

Unbearable

Intolerable

21

Disrespectful

Irreverent

22

Intended to undermine or overthrow
One who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system

Subversive

23

Mild
Moderate

Temperate

24

To divide and give out in shares

Apportion

25

To admit as true
To yield
Submit

Concede

26

Stale
Spoiled

rancid

27

Country like
Simple
Plain
Awkward
One who lives in the country

Rustic

28

To lose size, strength, or power

Wane

29

In a friendly manner
Hearty
Cheery
A liqueur

Cordial

30

An overwhelming defeat
Rout
A complete collapse or failure

Debacle

31

To rouse
Stir up
Urge on

Incite

32

Very abundant
Given or flowing freely

Profuse

33

To restore to friendship
To settle
To resign oneself

Reconcile

34

The time machine was hidden in the palace of green porcelain

False

35

The name of the person who dies in the time machine was weena

True

36

After regaining his machine, the time traveler goes into the future and finds a dismal world.

True

37

The time traveler does make it back to the present and tells his adventures to others.

True

38

At the end of none book, the time traveler leaves again and did not return

True

39

The narrator ends the book by saying that humanity will grow worse and become extinct

False

40

Eliza story

Pacing goose

41

Jim

Gift of the magi

42

Fortunato

Cask of amontillado

43

Cyclops

The odyssey

44

Young scout

War

45

Lotus eaters

Odyssey

46

Semi barbaric king

Lady or the tiger

47

Character daydreamed he did heroic deeds

Secret life of Walter Mitty

48

Madame forestier

The necklace

49

Sanger rainsford

The most dangerous game

50

Enoch

The pacing goose

51

Sirens

Odyssey

52

Reference to older literature, history, or art that the writer expects the reader to know

Allusion

53

Gives hints as to what will come next in the story

Foreshadowing

54

A character struggles in his or her mind about what to do

Internal conflict

55

The story is told revealing all the characters thoughts and actions

Omniscient point of view

56

A characters actions in a setting bring about unexpected results

Irony of situation

57

Deals with a words origin and history

Etymology

58

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

59

Irony of situation in the necklace

Madame loisel loses her youth to replace a necklace that was only paste

60

How does wars ending show London's view of war?q

Innocent young man killed because he spared a life

61

Thoroughly skilled
An expert

Adept

62

To absorb fully or to make ones own, to adapt fully

Assimilate

63

Lacking in seriousness
Disrespectful
Saucy

Flippant

64

Angry and bad tempered
Rude

Surly

65

Disbelieving
Skeptical

Incredulous

66

Noisy
Unruly
Disorderly

Obstreperous

67

An introduction to a speech or a piece of writing

Preamble

68

Drooping
Without energy
Sluggish

Languid

69

To make young again
To make like new

Rejuvenate

70

To pretend

Feign

71

I like pineapples; bill likes apples.

Punctuation

72

Although I like pineapples, bill prefers apples.

Subordination

73

I like pineapples, but bill likes apples

Coordination

74

I, a lover of pineapples, I bonded how bill likes apples.

Apposition

75

Sharing my pineapple with bill, I felt good.

Reduction

76

Research usually starts with a persons curiosity about a topic.

True

77

After gaining information and understanding, the next step of a research paper is outlining.

True

78

Keeping track of your source is optional, so notecards are not very helpful.

False

79

On one side of a card should be the source, and on the other side should be the idea from the source.

True

80

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.

True

81

You can write n. pag. if a source has no page number like a website.

True

82

You use a direct quote when you want to give a source's information in your own words.

False

83

You use a paraphrase when you want to show the author's exact words.

False

84

When you quote an authors exact words, you should put quotation marks around them.

True

85

You use a summary on a notecard when you want to give a source's main idea.

True

86

Clearly distinguish in a research paper what are your ideas and what are others ideas.

True

87

Copying someone word for word without quotation marks is plagiarism.

T

88

In MLA style, you put your last name and a page number at the top right of the page

T

89

In MLA style, you single space your name, your teachers name, the course name, and the date on the first pages left side

False

90

In MLA style, the title is always centered

True

91

In MLA style, all sources are placed at the bottom of the page under a line.

F

92

In MLA style, a quotation of four lines or more is indented.

T

93

In MLA style, on the works cited page, all lines are double spaced

T

94

In MLA style, on the works cited page, all second and third lines of a source are indented.

True

95

It is bro. Robisons preference that you put the link or URL to a website when giving sources.

True

96

Odysseus chose to face Charybdis rather than Scylla.

False

97

Odysseus was not very moved when Scylla ate some of his men.

False

98

When Odysseus's men sacrificed the sun gods cattle, Zeus decided to take action against them.

T

99

Zeus threw a thunderbolt that was a direct hit on Odysseus's ship.

True

100

The goddess Athena makes Odysseus look like a beggar when he gets back to Ithaca .

T

101

Telemachus reveals to Odysseus that they will have to fight many suitors.

True

102

Antinous was a very sympathetic suitor and threw Odysseus some meat.

False

103

Penelope's trick to stall her suitors from marriage was to Unweave what she had woven

T

104

Penelope's challenge for marriage is for one to string Odysseus's bow and shoot an row through twelve targets

True

105

When Odysseus performed the challenge, Penelope's suitors did not take much notice

False

106

Antinous dies when Odysseus shoots an arrow through his neck

True

107

With Athena's help, Odysseus and Telemachus kill off all of Penelope's suitors

True

108

The secret that convinces Penelope of Odysseus's identity is his description of a boat that he had built

False

109

Our textbook ends the odyssey with Penelope's white arms pressed around Odysseus.

True

110

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

111

What is the seed of the sentence?

Subject and verb

112

What do verbs do besides action and state of being?

Give clues about time - past, present, future

113

What is a present participle?

An ing word that is not a verb

114

To verb - part of speech

Not a verb
Completed

115

How can you find compound verbs?

And but yet or nor

116

What part of speech is not?

Adverb

117

What is " who or what (verb)?"

Subject

118

Where are subjects typically found

Preceding the verb

119

What do subjects do in questions?

Split the verb

120

What question does completers answer?

Subject and verb who or what

121

What are two types of completers?

Nouns and pronouns

122

What is a modifier

Adjective or adverb

123

Two forms of modifiers

Single word or prepositional phrase

124

How can sentences be combined?

Compounding completers and modifiers