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1
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In Paradise Lost, the title “Great Commander” refers to whom

A

Satan

2
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In Paradise Lost, the fallen angels caught sleeping on the island serve to represent ___________…

A

various pagan deities described in the Old Testament (the first half of the Bible that deals with the times before Jesus) that the Israelites worshipped (sinfully) alongside God.

3
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How does Satan describe Adam and Eve upon seeing them in the garden

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“For contemplation he and valor formed, / For softness she and sweet attractive grace.” He looks strong, and she looks soft and sweet.

4
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Satan’s reaction to Adam’s and Eve’s life can best be characterized as

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Jealousy

5
Q

A work in which characters, events, or settings symbolize, or represent, something else

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Allegory

6
Q

A humorous writing or speech intended to point out errors, falsehoods, foibles, or failings

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Satire

7
Q

_______ refers to the author’s choice of words

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Diction

8
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What is the setting of Great Expectations?

A

19th century England, London, and Kent

Chapter 8 was in Miss Havisham’s dark and eerie home

9
Q

The darkness in Great Expectations symbolizes the fact that Pip is ______

A

Lost

10
Q

The locks and Keys in the Havisham household indirectly make the comparison between the house and a ________

A

Jail

11
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The stopped clocks in the Havisham household symbolize Ms. Havisham’s refusal to ___________________________________________.

A

Grow up and move on

12
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What is Jane Eyre’s, someone thirsty for adventure, favorite activity

A

going up to the roof of Thornfield and looking across the landscape.

13
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What is the dog’s name in from Jane Eyre

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Pilot

14
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The man whom Jane helped with the sprained ankle turns out to be ___ ________________________. Why is this significant?

A

Mr. Rochester, he is the master of the house in which she lives

15
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In a plot, the ________________ provides background information, often about the characters, setting, or conflict

A

Exposition

16
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In Mayor of Casterbridge, whom does Michael Henchard turn out to be? Why is this important?

A

The mayor of Casterbridge
He was a sad, unsuccessful drunk when he said his wife, Susan, and his daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, to Newson at a county fair years prior

17
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A ___________ is the series of events related to a central conflict, or struggle.

A

Plot

18
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What is the main conflict in The Mark of the Beast

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A British civil service officer desecrates the statue of a Hindu god and begins turning into a werewolf. The conflict is between him and the Hindu religion

19
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What is the inciting incident, rising action, and climax of The Mark of the Beast

A

Desecrating statue, turning into werewolf gradually, Capturing leper

20
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A long narrative poem that portrays the heroic acts of legendary figures and mythical gods

A

Epic

21
Q

What is the irony in Shooting an Elephant

A

The white men have the guns and are the ones with the control but he has no control at all

22
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What are the 6 advantages in A Modest Proposal

A
  • Lessen number of Papists
  • Poorer tenants will have something valuable of their own
  • nation’s stock will be thereby increased fifty thousand pounds per annum (money will circulate among themselves)
  • Breeders will be rid of their charge after maintaining them for the first year
  • Taverns will get customers
  • Men would treat their wives better
23
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Theme of The Lagoon

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Moral questions

Human psychology

24
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Mood of The Lagoon

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Depressing

25
Q

Araby point of view

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First person limited

26
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Araby epiphany

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You can’t buy love

27
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Irony Araby

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Relationship doesn’t work out, changes his mind

Bazaar isn’t even good

28
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Araby foreshadowing

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bazaar isn’t what it should be

Neither is relationship

29
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Room of One’s Own critique

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She critiques traditional views of women and how they could do so much more

30
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Setting Churchill speech

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May 19, 1940
Beginning of WWII
(1939-1945)

31
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Goal of Churchill speech

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Encourage the crowd and provide spirit

32
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Purpose of Churchill speech

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Inform and encourage

33
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Conflict in Shooting an elephant

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European man (police officer) in Lower Burma (Moulmein) was hated by the Burmese and Buddhist priests. He struggled to fit in and “not look like a fool”

34
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Room of One’s own rhetorical questions

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Used to persuade the audience to change their mind because her whole story is about society’s view on women and that they need to change it and be unbiased

35
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Rhetorical questions are:

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a question that you ask without expecting an answer. The question might be one that does not have an answer. It might also be one that has an obvious answer but you have asked the question to make a point, to persuade or for literary effect.