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Semester 2 final

QuestionAnswer
sustenance Something that provides support or nourishment.
succumb 1.To yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire. 2.To give up, or give in. 3.To die.
eccentric of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange
levity humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious matter with humor or in a manner lacking due respect
pungent having a sharply strong taste or smell
waif 1.a homeless and helpless person, especially a neglected or abandoned child 2. a piece of property thrown away by a fleeing thief and held by the state in trust for the owner to claim
blatant done openly and unashamedly.
reprimand a rebuke, 1.especially an official one 2.give someone a piece of one's mind, rake/haul over the coals
What is the goal or purpose of a cover letter? To get a job interview
innovative featuring new methods; advanced and original
Romantic Poet Beliefs include 4 ideas 1. imagination is more powerful than reason 2. poetry and other arts forms can improve people's lives 3.nature can teach and comfort people 4. Children are innocent and therefore closer to nature than adults are.
In which poem does nature, usually a friend of humanity in Romantic poetry, become its enemy? Byron's "Darkness"
What does the speaker in Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind" request that the wind do for him? spark his creative gift so that he can write great poetry
Which aspect of Romantic poetry do Keats's "La Belle Dame sans Merci" and Coleridge's "Kubla Khan" demonstrate? a deep interest in exotic settings and fantastic events
Which of the following artistic movements grew out of the disillusionment that writers and artists felt after witnessing the destruction of the nineteenth century's core ideals during World War I? modernism
What literary elements does William Butler Yeats's "The Second Coming" use to suggest that the modern world is a place of fear, destruction, and violence? vibrant imagery and varied allusions
Which of the following best describes the figure of J. Alfred Prufock, the title character of T.S. Eliot's poem? He is an intelligent but insecure man who feels alienated, isolated, and lonely.
Which of the following is a theme of James Joyce's "Eveline"? The inability to make an independent choice may result in living a life of obligations and regret.
In "Shooting an Elephant," what motivates Orwell to take actions he would prefer to avoid? He must prove that he, and not the Burmese, is in control of the situation.
What prevents the Farquars in "No Witchcraft for Sale" from seeing Gideon as an intelligent and capable adult? He belongs to a race they have labeled inferior.
In "Marriage Is a Private Affair," what human characteristic proves strong enough to overcome cultural differences and prejudice? love for one's children
Which event in the excerpt from Nectar in a Sieve demonstrates both Rukmani's traditional views and her willingness to adapt to modern ways? She prays to have sons but also seeks Kenny's medical assistance to conceive them.
Created by: Mrs.Webb