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1

name the poem

my mother's countenace/ could not unfrown itself

my papa's waltz

2

name the poem

how they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, in the icy air of nigh

the bells

3

name the poem

my right ear scraped a buckle

My papa's waltz

4

name the poem

it's had tacks in it,/ and splinters

mother to son

5

name the poem

with a love that the winged seraphs of heaven/ coveted her and me

annabelle lee

6

name the poem

how the cllang and clash and roar

the bells

7

name the poem

tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant aidenn,/ it shall clasp a sainted maiden

the raven

8

name the poem

so, boy, don't you turn back/..../ don't you fall now --

mother to son

9

name the poem

so that her highborn kinsmen came/ and bore her away from me

annabelle lee

10

name the poem

as he knells, knells, knells

the bells

11

name the poem

Or does it explode

it?

harlem

a deferred dream

12

name the poem and figurative language

we
sing sin. we
thin gin.

we real cool

assonance

13

name the poem and figurative language

he clasps the crag with crooked hands

the eagle
cacophony

14

i am sorry, but i quite forgot it was your resting place

ah are you digging on my grave

15

name the poem

and remembering with twinkling and twinges

the bean eaters

16

name the poem

i cheer a dead man's sweetheart, never ask me whose

is my team plowing

17

name the poem

at midnight in some flaming town,
when spring trips north again this year

i have a rendezvous with death

18

name the poem

today, the road all runners come

to an athlete dying young

19

name the poem

ere youth has sped, and strength of mind, ere voices sweet grow dumb

i have a rendezvous with life

20

name the poem and figurative language

the wrinkled sea beneath him crawls

winter
personification

21

name the poem

smart lad, to slip betimes away
from fields where glory does not stay

to an athlete dying young

22

what is the raven's only stock and store

nevermore- only word that it knows

23

4 gothic elements in the raven

gothic colors -- ebony and violet
first line- once upon a midnight dreary
use of diction- chamber, tempest, ghostly, beast, decorum
dreary
ghostly ember

24

masculine rhyme has how many syllables

1

25

female rhyme has how many syllables

2

26

two works that poe writes about his lost love

the raven
annabell lee

27

4 types of bells in the bells

silver bells
golden bells
brazen bells
iron bells

28

poetic device with 3 syllables
first two are short and unstressed while the third is long and stressed.
give an example of this

anapest
seventeen

29

what are the stairs a symbol of in mother to son

hurdles in the mother's life

30

what should you remember about langston hughes

harlem renaissance

31

who wrote civil disobedience

henry david thoreau

32

who wrote self reliance

ralph waldo emerson

33

who wrote walden

henry david thoreau

34

who wrote nature

ralph waldo emerson

35

why does thoreau say to keep your accounts on your thumbnail

live a simple life

36

what are two tenets of transcendtalists

optimistic
oversoul of God, nature, and man

37

two transcendentalists

emerson
thoreau

38

two tenets of the anti- transcendentalists

pessimistic
hostile towards nature

39

two anti transcendentalists

herman melville
nathaniel hawthorne

40

what is the name for a short, witty saying

aphorism

41

from which college did emerson and thoreau graduate from

harvard

42

name the poem

the virtue most in request is conformity. society every where is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members

self- reliance

43

name the poem

imitation is _____

self reliance

suicide

44

name the poem

our life is frittered away by detail

walden

45

name the poem

if a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer

walden

46

name the poem

that government is best which governs ______(2 choices)

civil disobedience

least
none at all

47

name the poem

i wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life

walden

48

name the poem

speak what you think now in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again. a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds

self- reliance

49

name the poem

nature always wears the colors of the spirit

nature

50

name the poem

sell your clothes and keep your thoughts

walden

51

name the poem

i ask, not at once no government, but at once a _____ government

civil disobedience
better

52

name the poem

trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string

self-reliance

53

name the poem

for a man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to _____

walden
let-alone

54

did emerson and thoreau live in concord

true

55

did throreau spend time in jail

true

56

emerson shocked harvard graduates by speaking against Christianity

true

57

powerful metaphor in harlem

or does it explode like a bomb

58

in "to an athlete dying young" there is a disparity between _______ and ________

sing songy tetrameter
the harsh death

59

harlem renaissance poets -3

langston hughes
gwendolyn brooks
countee cullen

60

victorian poets -3

a.e. housman
thomas hardy
alfred lord tennyson

61

who wrote tess of the d'urbervilles

thomas hardy

62

what was important about "the eagle

did not have a them

63

what was important about "winter"

wasn't beautifull

64

four line stanza is called

quatrain

65

three line stanza is called

triplet

66

what is gwendlyon brooks's calling card

poor urban writer from chicago

67

what play takes its title from "harlem"

a raisin in the sun

68

meaning associated with a word, not the dictionary meaning

connotation

69

repetition of the initial consonants

alliteration

70

repetition of vowel soudns

assonance

71

another name for word choice

diction

72

giving human characteristics to an inanimate object

personification

73

four types of allusions

biblical
literical
mythological
historical

74

a pause in or at the end of a line of poetry

caesauras

75

number of times frost won the pulitzer

4

76

presiden who alluded to a frost poem

ronald raegan

77

frost spoke at his inauguration

JFK

78

another word for off rhyme

slant rhyme

79

word that means exaggeration

hyperbole

80

soft, melodious sounds

euphorous

81

unrhymed lines of iambic pentameeter

blank verse

82

five kinds of imagery

auditory
olfactory
tactile
gustatory
visual

83

a four lined stanza

quatrain

84

dickinson's calling card

slant rhyme

85

song you can sing dickinson's poems to

amazing grace

86

dickinson asks a critic if her verse is

alive

87

novel that has stay gold in it

the outsiders

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