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BHS 2017 Fall Review

BHS Eng IV 2017 Fall Semester Review

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A metaphorical phrase used to name a person, place, thing, or event directly is known as a kenning.
The opposition of persons or forces that bring about action is the conflict.
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character is characterization.
A poem that mourns the death of a person is an elegy.
The use of language that appeals to the senses to create mental images and sensory impressions is called imagery.
A comparison in which the author describes a person or thing using words that are not meant to be taken literally is called a metaphor.
Attributing human characteristics to non-human things is called personification.
The central idea of a piece of fiction is called theme.
The author's attitude is the tone.
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two or more adjacent words is called alliteration.
A kind of writing that ridicules vice or folly of a society is called satire.
The atmosphere or feeling created by the writer in a literary work is the mood.
A reference to a statement, event, or person that is known from literature, history, religion, etc is called allusion.
A song like story that tells a story is called a ballad.
A story within a story is called a frame story.
The process by which the author of a literary work gives a clear description of what a character is like is called direct characterization.
A convention in myths and epic tales in which the hero must embark on a journey to reach a goal is called a quest.
An unverifiable story handed down by tradition and accepted as historical is called a legend.
The lesson or rule about how to live conveyed by a story is called the moral.
A caste, property and military system of social behavior based on the concept of hierarchy with God as the supreme overlord describes fuedalism.
A system of ideas and behavior that governed both the knight and gentle woman was chivalry.
The British Empire consist of England, Scotland, and Wales.
The term for anything that has ever been written that is read because it has been valued by someone is called literature.
The approximate dates of the Anglo-Saxon period are 449-1066.
Characteristics of the Anglo-Saxons are believing in wyrd, the mead hall is the center of society, and few could read and write.
Anglo-Saxon literature began as spoken verse.
Alfred the Great was the first King of England.
Comitatus is loyalty to a leader.
Some of the original settlers to the area now known as Great Britain were the Celts who called themselves Britons.
The year the Celts invade the area now known a Great Britain was 500 B.C.
Priestly intermediaries between the people and the gods in Celtic religion were called druids.
The Romans first invaded the British Empire in 55 B.C.
The unifying force contributed by the Romans was Christianity.
The Anglo-Saxon Period is also known as The Old English Period.
When the Anglo-Saxons invaded Great Britain, the Britons were forced west and settled in Wales.
When the Danes were forced out of Wessex, England became a unified nation under Alfred the Great.
A missionary who introduced Christianity to the British Empire was St. Augustine.
Warfare was part of the Anglo-Saxon life.
Anglo-Saxons believed in fate, but called it wyrd.
The oldest English Epic is Beowulf.
Wat was a crazy old man who did not have a nose.
While waiting in the forest to recapture Cully, Wart met King Pellinore.
King Pellinore was following the Questing Beast.
Jesses are used with hawks.
When Wart said that Merlyn was the new tutor, Sir Ector asked Merlyn to produce testimonials.
Archimedes is Merlyn's owl.
Merlyn lived backwards in time.
Every Thursday Kay and Wart practiced archery.
Merlyn thought that knighthood was not necessary for a young man's education.
Wart is the nickname for Art.
Dog Boy is the servant in charge of the kennels and hounds.
Cully is the favorite hawk of Kay and Wart.
Kay constantly reminds Wart that he is not a "true" son of Sir Ector.
Once unusual thing about Merlyn's appearance is that he had a bird's nest in his hair.
Wart thought that is was unusual when he first met Merlyn because Merlyn knew his name.
Wart's first quest was to find a tutor.
Archimedes played a significant role on the way to the castle because he helped Wart find Cully.
To prove that Merlyn was a real magician to Sir Ector, he produces a Mulberry tree and made it snow in July.
When Sir Ector praised Wart for finding Cully, Kay said it wasn't much of a quest. He only caught a hawk.
Sir Ector's castle's name was The Castle of the Forest Sauvage.
In order to teach Wart about absolute monarchy, Merlyn turned him into a fish.
The lesson Wart learned from the hawks was about military honor.
When Wart and Kay were practicing archery, a crow grabbed the arrow in mid-air and flew away with it.
Wart dreamed of calling himself The Black Knight.
The purpose of the ceremony Wart and Kay observed after every archery practice was a gesture of farewell and partly of triumph.
The Dog Boy thought that Wart was holy because he could read and write.
The Dog Boy, Wat, and Friar Tuck were trapped in the Castle Chariot.
The Castle Chariot was made out of lard and meat.
The Queen of the Castle Chariot was Morgan le Fay.
Merlyn's decision to have Wart meet Friar Tuck is because he wanted Wart to observe admirable and heroic qualities.
For Wart, Victory is the opportunity to use one's power for the good of others.
The ants taught Wart about communism.
Sir Ector is a great leader because he values his servants more than his animals and works along side them.
The feast on Christmas night consisted of pork, venison, beef and mutton, but not turkey because turkey was not invented yet.
Sir Grummore was injured during the Boxing Day hunt.
Gibe means to utter taunting words.
Belligerent means given to fighting, warlike.
Earning a degree is an attainment.
An all purpose remedy is a panacea.
Altruistic means unselfish and concerned with the welfare of others.
Clemency means mercy, humaneness, mildness, moderateness.
Fortitude means having courage in facing difficulties.
Unkempt means not properly maintained.
Cogent means smooth-talking.
Esteem means to be held in high regard.
Destitute means deprived of necessities of life.
Verbatim means to repeat word for word.
Feasible means able to be done.
To bequeath means to give or pass on as an inheritance.
To skulk means to loiter suspiciously.
To embark means to make a start.
Ironic is an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens.
Opulent means luxurious and wealthy.
Bereft means unhappy through loss.
To delete means to expunge or remove.
Redress is relief from wrong or injury.
To plod means to walk heavily.
Pinnacle is a high peak or point.
At the end of the big hunt, the questing beast was found critically wounded but not dead.
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