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1

In Paradise Lost, the title "Great Commander" refers to whom

Satan

2

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

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

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

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

4

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

Jealousy

5

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

Allegory

6

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

Satire

7

_______ refers to the author's choice of words

Diction

8

What is the setting of Great Expectations?

19th century England, London, and Kent
(Chapter 8 was in Miss Havisham's dark and eerie home)

9

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

Lost

10

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

Jail

11

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

Grow up and move on

12

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

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

13

What is the dog's name in from Jane Eyre

Pilot

14

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

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

15

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

Exposition

16

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

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

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

Plot

18

What is the main conflict in The Mark of the Beast

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

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

Desecrating statue, turning into werewolf gradually, Capturing leper

20

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

Epic

21

What is the irony in Shooting an Elephant

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

22

What are the 6 advantages in A Modest Proposal

-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

Theme of The Lagoon

Moral questions
Human psychology

24

Mood of The Lagoon

Depressing

25

Araby point of view

First person limited

26

Araby epiphany

You can't buy love

27

Irony Araby

Relationship doesn't work out, changes his mind
Bazaar isn't even good

28

Araby foreshadowing

bazaar isn't what it should be
Neither is relationship

29

Room of One's Own critique

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

30

Setting Churchill speech

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