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Why should one study English grammar and literature?

To communicate effectively

1

What is one biblical example which shows the importance of language?

Tower of Babel

2

What are the five parts of a letter?

Heading, salutation, body, closing, signature

3

Tf The morlocks battled with the eloi, hid the time machine, and lived underground.

True

4

The time traveler was disappointed that the future civilizations and not advanced very much.

True

5

The time machine was hidden in there palace of green porcelain.

False

6

In the fight between the morlocks and the time traveller, no body actually dies.

False

7

After returning to the present, the time traveller leaves again and did not return.

True

8

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

False

9

Eliza?

Pacing goose

10

About Eliza?

Got a goose
Named it
Raised it
Won it back in court after it was stolen

11

Jim?

Gift of the magi

12

About Jim?

Della's husband
Poor businessman
Sells prized watch to buy combs for Della

13

Fortunato?

The cask of amontillado

14

About Fortunato?

Angered Montresor and was buried alive by him

15

Young scout?

War

16

About young scout?

Rode on spy mission
Killed by man he spared

17

Semi barbaric king?

Lady or tiger?

18

About semi barbaric king?

Sets up an arena where the offender gets eaten by a tiger or married
Princess's boyfriend underwent it

19

Daydreamed heroically?

Secret life of Walter Mitty

20

About Walter Mitty?

Dreamed he was a pilot, doctor,and more

21

Madame forestier?

The necklace

22

About Madame forestier?

Lent Madame loisel a paste diamond necklace

23

General Zaroff?

Most dangerous game

24

About general Zaroff?

Hunted people for fun
Killed by rainsford, a man he hunted

25

What gives hints as to what will come next in the story?

Foreshadowing

26

A character's actions in a setting bring about unexpected results

Irony of situation

27

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

Internal conflict

28

The story is told revealing all the characters' thoughts and actions

Omniscient point of view

29

The continuation of a story in another story, especially when items remain unresolved

Sequel

30

A reference to older literature, history, or art,that the author expects the reader to know

Allusion

31

How does the cask of amontillado handle foreshadowing effectively?

Montresor tells how he cannot handle his anger at Fortunato
He kills Fortunato

32

What was the evidence that convinced judge pomeroy?

Eliza could recognize Samantha, knew about geese, and knew that, unlike other geese, Samantha could pace

33

What is unusual about the resolution to the lady or the tiger?

There is none

34

Why did o. Henry call this story the gift of the magi?

The gifts Della and Jim gave each other were big sacrifices

35

Irony of situation in the necklace?

Madame loisel loses her youth to replace a paste necklace

36

How does the ending of war show the author's disapproval of war?

The innocent young man is killed because he spared a life

37

Careful, cautious

Circumspect

38

Lasting a long time, persistent, a plant living many years

Perennial

39

Brief and to the point

Terse

40

Loose in one's morals or behavior

Dissolute

41

In the gift of the magi, Della and Jim were poor but still had a great love for each other.

True

42

The etymology of a word refers to its history and often highlights the country of origin.

True

43

In the necklace, the couple worked very hard to raise funds to replace the lost necklace.

True

44

The lady who lost the necklace finally confessed to the borrower that she had lost it

True

45

The necklace's owner expressed thanks for all the sacrifices that had been made to obtain it.

False

46

The couple had paid 36000 Francs for a necklace when the original was only worth 500.

True

47

By not naming the characters nor the armies, London shows that any war usually has injustices.

True

48

The young scout is killed when a cannonball explodes over his head.

False

49

Exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess

Superfluous

50

To offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion

Rebut

51

A very steep cliff,the brink or edge of disaster

Precipice

52

Not running or flowing, foul from standing still
Inactive
Dull

Stagnant

53

Grimly or scornfully mocking
Bitterly sarcastic

Sardonic

54

To make right
Correct

Rectify

55

Sad
Dreary

Doleful

56

Very brave
Fearless
Unshakable

Intrepid

57

Not letting light through
Not clear or lucid
Dense
Stupid

Opaque

58

A temporary relief or delay
To grant a postponement

Reprieve

59

Five ways to combine sentences

Punctuation
Coordination
Reduction
Apposition
Subordination

60

Punctuation?

Semi colon

61

Coordination?

Equal clauses
And, but, or, so

62

Reduction?

Reduced to a small clause

63

Apposition?

Reduce to clause describing subject

64

Subordination?

One more important than the other
When, although, if, as, who, what, that

65

Research usually starts with a person's curiosity about a subject

True

66

After gaining info and understanding, the next step is outlining.

True

67

It is helpful to develop a question that you think you can answer through research

True

68

Reading general sources is usually not helpful and wastes time

False

69

Often you must read around a topic in a general way until you find an area that appeals to you.

True

70

The paper that you write on customs and values in ancient Greece will be 3 pages.

False

71

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

False

72

One one side of a notecard should be the source, and on the other should be the idea of the source

True

73

On one side of the card should be. A key word or phrase, the source number, the page number, and info from the source

True

74

You can write n. Pag. If no page number

True

75

You use a direct quote when you want to give the main idea of a source

False

76

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

False

77

When you quote an author's exact words, you should put quotation mark around them.

True

78

Copying someone word for word without quotation marks is plagiarism.

True

79

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

True

80

When in doubt, give credit to your source or you will be stealing.

True

81

Odyssey was written around 800 BC

True

82

The author of the odyssey was Cronus

False

83

The clever Odysseus was responsible for the fall of Troy, ending the Trojan war

True

84

It takes Odysseus ten years to go from Troy to Ithaca.

True

85

Odysseus tells his adventures to queen Scylla, ruler of thrinacia.

False

86

Eating the lotus made the eater want to stay forever with the other lotus eaters.

True

87

To escape the sirens, Odysseus is tied to the mast and his men have wax put in their ears.

True

88

How much does Della have for Christmas?

$1.87

89

What are the three ways to use information on notecards?

Summarizing, paraphrasing, and direct quoting

90

Who is scylla?

The monster with 6 heads who takes one man per head to eat when ships pass

91

What is Charybdis?

A whirlpool

92

Which does Odysseus head to?

Scylla

93

Who warned Odysseus about these terrors?

Circe

94

What did Circe say about Scylla?

Don't use arms

95

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

96

What is the suitors plan?

Kill Telemachus

97

What did Athena disguise o as?

Old beggar

98

What happens when Odysseus reveals himself?

Telemachus doesn't believe at first
Later he does
They figure out a plan
Have servants help

99

Argos?

Odysseus's dog who he got as a pup, but never used.
Now it is old and recognizes him, and soon dies

100

Who is eumaeus?

A swine herd who Helps him

101

What does Penelope do with the BEGGAR?

Have him be taken cAre of

102

What happens before the challenge?

Penelope questions him
O says he met o and that he is alive and will come

103

What was the challenge?

String Odysseus's bow and shoot it through 12 axe handle sockets.

104

What is Penelope's second test?

If o recognizes his bed

105

How does it end?

O has is land and kingdom back

106

What is a tentative thesis?

A statement that tells what your paper will be about

107

What are the 7 deadly thesis errors?

No fragments
No questions
No I thinks
No irrelevancies
Clear language
Not muddled or incoherent
Not figurative

108

What do you do with your notecards?

Organize by slugs, or subject

109

What should you do after sorting notecards?

Determine main and sub headings for outline