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Fiction deals with imaginary characters and events

true

1

non-fiction deals with real people, real experiences, and real ideas

true

2

some purposes of non-fiction are: to entertain, to inform, to explain, or to persuade

true

3

non- fiction writers often use description to paint a mental picture for the reader

true

4

non-fiction writers often use narration to tell about a series of events

true

5

non-fiction writers often use exposition to change people's ideas or actions

false

6

an essay is a piece of poetic writing that gives a lengthy explanation of a topic

false

7

an essay is usually written from a very formal point of view

false

8

the word essay came from a french expression meaning I try

true

9

essays are usually about a dozen topics which are called standardized topics

false

10

a writer's style deals with the way he or she uses language and arranges their ideas

true

11

one should ask how elements of style work together to convey the author's meaning

true

12

it is often a good habit to read an essay more than once

true

13

in some essays, the author will use evidence to support his or her ideas

true

14

an essay about a difficult time as a girl adapting to a new culture

santha rau

15

compared a warm Christmas to a cold Christmas

Jeanne Houston

16

describes the development of her career as a writer

Sandra Cisneros

17

her mother's death and how the family reacted to it

dorothy west

18

described its writer's experience with foods and showed how her attitude became more mature

Brenda Peterson

19

praised Rachel Carson for her book on improving the environment

Geoffrey Norman

20

describes the beauties and the dangers of the Mississippi River

Mark Twain

21

described the gradual death of a tree and what resulted later

Edward Teale

22

his terrible work situation as a boy

Charles Dickens

23

compared an ignorant boy with an informed adult who now loved his culture

Harry Petrakis

24

uses chronological order and spatial progress, and then describes emptiness and usefulness

the Death of a Tree

25

uses an anecdote, an allusion to a fairy tale, personal experiences, and allusion again

straw into gold

26

uses a problem, one who helped address the issue, a solution, a quotation from a book

The flight of rachel carson

27

uses a gift to introduce the topic, gives many personal experiences, and repeats its theme

growing up game

28

uses a family situation, realizations, and something still mysterious

my mother, rachel west

29

uses an analogy comparing reading a river to reading a book

Life on the mississippi

30

uses a powerful personal experience and then compares it to past personal experiences

a taste of snow

31

uses description of a workplace, description of strong feelings, and description of various food shops

dickens' autobiography

32

uses a name change, an explanation, some cultural differences, and recalls the name again

by any other name

33

uses an incident of a boy with an adult and later tells how the adult had influenced him

a whole nation and a people

34

Peterson grew up eating

wild game

35

when peterson ate a hamburger she felt

disappointed

36

when one really thinks about the eating of game and the sacrifice involved, they also think about their own

mortality

37

Peterson's father once refused to eat

a pet lamb

38

Rachel West was a mother who was

domineering

39

Rachel West was a person who

laughed much
loved children
never gave up without trying

40

Rachel West died with

her secrets

41

the child confronted snow with

twirling and dancing

42

In California, people on Christmas Day

showed off their gifts

43

Rau and her sister went to a school run by

the British

44

The only new thing that Santha learned was about

an apple

45

Premila was offended because her teacher said that

Indians cheated

46

With what was Barba Nikos hit on the cheek?

a plum

47

To pay for his crime, the boy had to work

for 5 hours

48

the grocer linked various foods to people such as

Alexander the Great
Achilles
Zeus

49

What food did the author remember 30 years later that the grocer had given to him as a gift?

figs

50

What was done in the name of public health to rid places of insects

airplanes sprayed deadly chemicals to kill them

51

the name of Rachel Carson's book was

Silent Spring

52

it took carson _____ to write the book and it had _______ pages of sources

4 years
50

53

What birds began to flourish again after Carson's book

the pelicans

54

the death of a tree

starts at the top from the outside

55

the person who actually cut the tree down was

the writer's grandfather

56

for a great tree death comes as a gradual transformation is

the thesis

57

cisneros was challenged by her french friends to make

tortillas

58

what did cisneros inherit from her father

a love of wandering and a sappy heart

59

an important event in cisneros' family was

moving into a permanent home

60

with a little ______, the straw of one's experiences can be spun into gold

imagination

61

the place where Dickens worked

blacking warehouse

62

2 boys who worked with Dickens

Bob and Paul

63

Dickens said that he spent most of his income on

food

64

Who did Dickens resent for wanting him to continue his job rather than go to school?

his mother

65

when twain learned the language of the river

he lost the ability to see the river's beauty

66

what group of people did Twain pity

doctors

67

a brief story about an interesting or humorous incident

anecdote

68

talking about an object as if it were a living person

personification

69

an extended point-by-point comparison between two things

analogy

70

the attitude a writer takes toward his subject and how is it revealed

tone
by diction or choice of words

71

the title of a page or section is always centered

true

72

a period comes before the parenthesis that indicates the source

f

73

when one cites a book, the page number should also be put in the parenthesis

t

74

the entries on the works cited page should be numbered

f

75

the second and third lines of entries on the work cited page should be indented

t

76

putting the url to a website is sufficient as an entry on the works cited page

f

77

3 facts from Homer

Homer may have been a group of people, not one man
Blind
from the island of Chios

78

3 characteristics of ancient Grecian religion

12 god
each city had its own god
sacrifices and rituals performed

79

2 similarities between grecian and christian

both wanted truth
both served at least one god

80

2 differences between grecian and christian

monotheistic vs. polytheistic
variance among diff cities

81

which country was not listed as having a rich dramatic tradition

denmark

82

who was not an ancient playwright

Aeschylus
Euripides
Socrates
Sophocles

Socrates

83

the type of drama that comes from a greek word meaning goat song

tragedy

84

what subtype of tragedy was given in the textbook

domestic
heroic
Shakespearean

85

a type of comedy which depends on an improbably situation and exaggerated characters is called a

farce

86

stage directions, sound effects, soliloquies, and asides are called

the conventions of drama

87

the dramatist's most important device for presenting character and progression is

dialogue

88

when one is reading a play, he or she should note

the actor's actions
setting
situation

89

which was not given as a practice when one is reading a play
anticipate action
try to determine theme
be alert to tone shifts
determine the character with most action

determine the character with most action

90

mozart and the gray steward was written by

wilder

91

who was the enemy of mozart

Salieri

92

the visitor who enters into mozart's home is dressed in

gray silk

93

the prince would pay Mozart how much for his piece

400 crowns

94

the one condition was that Mozart

must take no credit

95

mozart tells the steward to return in

august

96

Mozart describes the prince's wife as having

black teeth
red cheeks
60 years

97

For whom did MOzart say he would write the Requiem

himself

98

Mozart says that death carries no perfumed

handkerchief

99

what does mozart say after the steward says he is to write his requiem

forgive me

100

what was mozart's final request

to live longer

101

who wrote the marriage proposal

anton chekhov

102

who wrote visit to a small planet

gore vidal

103

who wrote thunder on sycamore street

reginald rose

104

what is satire

a literary work that points up or attacks follies or vices in human nature

105

exposition

the part of the play that provides the audience with important information

106

foil

a character who serves as a contrast for another character

107

blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

108

heroic couplet

a pair of rhymed lines of iambic pentameter

109

soliloquy

spoken aloud by a person alone on a stage

110

monologue

virtually uninterrupted speech with others on the stage

111

aside

short remark usually directed to the audience and not to be heard by others on stage

112

what did shakespeare write

38 plays
154 sonnets
+

113

life span

1564-1616

114

what was Shakespeare's nickname

bard

115

were plays considered art

no

116

what kind of staging was used

no scenery or lighting

117

why did people go hear a play

not much to look at

118

actresses?

women played by boys

119

what kind of english did shakespeare use - oddities

Elizabethan English
pirate english
spelling and punctuation not standardized
2 for S, J and I, U and V

120

What makes Shakespeare's language different?

poetry messed it up, in addition to old referencees

121

Romeo and Juliet origin

french story from Italian story from folklore

122

ways Shakespeare improved plots

dramatized and added character depth
poetic language

123

how are shakespeare's plays classified

histories, comedies, tragedies

124

how many lines in a sonnet

14

125

When Arthur gets home, Phyllis immediately tells him to replace a blown fuse on the oven

false

126

Mr. Harkness is Phyllis's father

t

127

Arthur is a bank clerk

f

128

Arthur rebels against Phyllis by turning off the phonography which is playing dance music

t

129

mr. harkness is 62

t

130

Phyllis says that Joseph Blake went to prison for 4 years

t

131

Arthur tells Phyllis the plan is ugly

t

132

Mr. Carson fusses at arthur for being out

f

133

phyllis tells arthur the neighbors will turn on them for not standing with them

t

134

arthur decides to stay home

f

135

Who tries to conjure up Romeo

Mercutio

136

Who is compared to the sun, stars, and daylight

Juliet

137

Who says that Romeo should change his name

Juliet

138

WHo keeps interrupting Juliet's speeches

nurse

139

what time does romeo want juliet to sent for him

9 am

140

who understands herbs, plants, and flowers with their possibilities as drugs

Friar Lawrence

141

Who thinks Romeo spent the night with Rosaline

Friar Lawrence

142

what does romeo want friar lawrence to do

marry he and juliet

143

tybalt is called the prince of cats

t

144

tybalt is going to challenge romeo to a duel

t

145

when the nurse enters she says that she is seeking mercutio

f

146

romeo tells the nurse to tell juliet to meet him that afternoon at the bell tower

f

147

juliet says the nurse has been gone 1 hr

f

148

nurse tells juliet romeo is not a perfect gentleman

t

149

nurse rarely complains about aches and pains

f

150

nurse forgets to deliver romeo's message to juliet

f

151

friar lawrence is concerned the marriage won't last

t

152

friar lawrence said the wedding ceremony won't take long

t

153

what 2 ppl begin act 3?

benvolio and mercutio

154

what does tybalt call romeo

a villain

155

what does mercutio call tybalt

ratcatcher

156

what did tybalt remind mercutio and tybalt about

the prince forbid feuding on pain of death

157

what happens to mercutio

tybalt killed him

158

what happened to tybalt

romeo killed him

159

what does the prince ask benvolio

who started it

160

what will happen to romeo if he is in verona

he will be killed

161

who tells juliet the news of the day

nurse

162

what literary device is fiend angelic

oxymoron

163

who could juliet not speak ill of

romeo

164

what is juliet going to cry for

romeo's banishment

165

what does the nurse tell juliet she will do at end of scene 2

find romeo and give him j's ring

166

who told romeo of his punishment

friar lawrence

167

who doesn't have ears - friar lawrence

madmen

168

what does the nurse say j is doing

weeping for r

169

where is romeo going to flee

mantua

170

what revives romeo

juliet's ring

171

when was the marriage originally planned

thurs

172

juliet said the light in the sky was

a meteor

173

Lady C calls r

a villain

174

who explodes when he learns J doesn't want to marry P

C

175

J asks for advice, and nurse says

marry P

176

potion that J drinks makes her appear dead for how long

42 hrs

177

FL plans that J will do what when R returns

escape to Mantua

178

When J says she'll marry P, C says

the couple will marry wed

179

how does j feel about potion

does it, but hesitant

180

who finds j

nurse

181

act 4 ends

Peter talking to musicians

182

three civil brawls of an airy word

prince

183

let 2 more summers wither in their pride

C

184

who is already sick and pale with grief

R

185

What's in a name? that which we call a rose

J

186

in one respect I'll thy assistant be

fL

187

stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops

R

188

is my poor heart so for a kinsman vexed

J

189

hold, daughter, I do spy a kind of hope

FL

190

death lies on her like an untimely frost

C