Flashcards in 9 Week Test Deck (110):
Why should one study English grammar and literature?
To communicate effectively
What is one biblical example which shows the importance of language?
Tower of Babel
What are the five parts of a letter?
Heading, salutation, body, closing, signature
Tf The morlocks battled with the eloi, hid the time machine, and lived underground.
The time traveler was disappointed that the future civilizations and not advanced very much.
The time machine was hidden in there palace of green porcelain.
In the fight between the morlocks and the time traveller, no body actually dies.
After returning to the present, the time traveller leaves again and did not return.
The narrator ends the book by saying that humanity will grow worse and become extinct.
Got a goose
Won it back in court after it was stolen
Gift of the magi
Sells prized watch to buy combs for Della
The cask of amontillado
Angered Montresor and was buried alive by him
About young scout?
Rode on spy mission
Killed by man he spared
Semi barbaric king?
Lady or tiger?
About semi barbaric king?
Sets up an arena where the offender gets eaten by a tiger or married
Princess's boyfriend underwent it
Secret life of Walter Mitty
About Walter Mitty?
Dreamed he was a pilot, doctor,and more
About Madame forestier?
Lent Madame loisel a paste diamond necklace
Most dangerous game
About general Zaroff?
Hunted people for fun
Killed by rainsford, a man he hunted
What gives hints as to what will come next in the story?
A character's actions in a setting bring about unexpected results
Irony of situation
A characters 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
The continuation of a story in another story, especially when items remain unresolved
A reference to older literature, history, or art,that the author expects the reader to know
How does the cask of amontillado handle foreshadowing effectively?
Montresor tells how he cannot handle his anger at Fortunato
He kills Fortunato
What was the evidence that convinced judge pomeroy?
Eliza could recognize Samantha, knew about geese, and knew that, unlike other geese, Samantha could pace
What is unusual about the resolution to the lady or the tiger?
There is none
Why did o. Henry call this story the gift of the magi?
The gifts Della and Jim gave each other were big sacrifices
Irony of situation in the necklace?
Madame loisel loses her youth to replace a paste necklace
How does the ending of war show the author's disapproval of war?
The innocent young man is killed because he spared a life
Lasting a long time, persistent, a plant living many years
Brief and to the point
Loose in one's morals or behavior
In the gift of the magi, Della and Jim were poor but still had a great love for each other.
The etymology of a word refers to its history and often highlights the country of origin.
In the necklace, the couple worked very hard to raise funds to replace the lost necklace.
The lady who lost the necklace finally confessed to the borrower that she had lost it
The necklace's owner expressed thanks for all the sacrifices that had been made to obtain it.
The couple had paid 36000 Francs for a necklace when the original was only worth 500.
By not naming the characters nor the armies, London shows that any war usually has injustices.
The young scout is killed when a cannonball explodes over his head.
Exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
To offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion
A very steep cliff,the brink or edge of disaster
Not running or flowing, foul from standing still
Grimly or scornfully mocking
To make right
Not letting light through
Not clear or lucid
A temporary relief or delay
To grant a postponement
Five ways to combine sentences
And, but, or, so
Reduced to a small clause
Reduce to clause describing subject
One more important than the other
When, although, if, as, who, what, that
Research usually starts with a person's curiosity about a subject
After gaining info and understanding, the next step is outlining.
It is helpful to develop a question that you think you can answer through research
Reading general sources is usually not helpful and wastes time
Often you must read around a topic in a general way until you find an area that appeals to you.
The paper that you write on customs and values in ancient Greece will be 3 pages.
Keeping track of your sources is optional, so notecards are not very helpful.
One one side of a notecard should be the source, and on the other should be the idea of the source
On one side of the card should be. A key word or phrase, the source number, the page number, and info from the source
You can write n. Pag. If no page number
You use a direct quote when you want to give the main idea of a source
You use a paraphrase when you wAnt to show the author's exact words
When you quote an author's exact words, you should put quotation mark around them.
Copying someone word for word without quotation marks is plagiarism.
Clearly distinguish in a research paper what are your idea and what are others ideas
When in doubt, give credit to your source or you will be stealing.
Odyssey was written around 800 BC
The author of the odyssey was Cronus
The clever Odysseus was responsible for the fall of Troy, ending the Trojan war
It takes Odysseus ten years to go from Troy to Ithaca.
Odysseus tells his adventures to queen Scylla, ruler of thrinacia.
Eating the lotus made the eater want to stay forever with the other lotus eaters.
To escape the sirens, Odysseus is tied to the mast and his men have wax put in their ears.
How much does Della have for Christmas?
What are the three ways to use information on notecards?
Summarizing, paraphrasing, and direct quoting
Who is scylla?
The monster with 6 heads who takes one man per head to eat when ships pass
What is Charybdis?
Which does Odysseus head to?
Who warned Odysseus about these terrors?
What did Circe say about Scylla?
Don't use arms
What happens with Zeus's cattle?
Odysseus warns his men
They eat them anyways
Odysseus fell asleep
Lampetia tells Zeus of his loss
Zeus destroys the ship in a storm, and it is lost to Charybdis
Odysseus clings to a branch and survives
Calypso saves him
What is the suitors plan?
What did Athena disguise o as?
What happens when Odysseus reveals himself?
Telemachus doesn't believe at first
Later he does
They figure out a plan
Have servants help
Odysseus's dog who he got as a pup, but never used.
Now it is old and recognizes him, and soon dies
Who is eumaeus?
A swine herd who Helps him
What does Penelope do with the BEGGAR?
Have him be taken cAre of
What happens before the challenge?
Penelope questions him
O says he met o and that he is alive and will come
What was the challenge?
String Odysseus's bow and shoot it through 12 axe handle sockets.
What is Penelope's second test?
If o recognizes his bed
How does it end?
O has is land and kingdom back
What is a tentative thesis?
A statement that tells what your paper will be about
What are the 7 deadly thesis errors?
No I thinks
Not muddled or incoherent
What do you do with your notecards?
Organize by slugs, or subject