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Unit 5 test review

Bob Jones Elements of Lit unit 5 test review

TermDefinition
what is an extended metaphor in which the characters, incidents, and situations have a meaning beyond the literal level of the narrative? allegory
What is an allegorical story with two or more strictly correlated levels of meaning? parable
What is the character of the ant in "The Ant and the Grasshopper?" industrious
Why does the ant chide (criticize) the grasshopper in "The Ant and the Grasshopper?" because of his lack of foresight
What does the seasonal metaphor of summer and winter in "The Ant and the Grasshopper" correspond to? times of prosperity and adversity
The title, "maggie and milly and molly and may" illustrates WHAT literary device? alliteration
What is unconventional (unusual) about Cummings' poetry? (Cummings is the author of "maggie and milly and molly and may") capitalization, punctuation, and spacing around internal punctuation
In "Masque of the Red Death," what is the attitude of Prince Prospero and his revelers (partyers) toward those outside the abbey (palace)? indifferent (they don't care)
define simile using "like" or "as" to compare to similar things
define personification giving inhuman objects human qualities
define allusion making reference to a something outside of the poem or story
What three things does Robert Browning say about his star? it throws red and blue light, he loves it, it has opened its soul to him
What dos Robert Browning say his star symboloizes? He does not identify the meaning of the star in his poem, "My Star."
To what three things does Robert Browning compare his star? a spar (mineral), a bird, and a flower
define epigram a short, highly compressed poem making a wise or humorous observation and ending with a witty twist
define fable a story in which the details support the meaning collectively; may include a stated moral
what is the literary definition of symbol? a symbol represents something other than itself
what is the biblical allusion referring dust and rainbows in "Epigram" ? God's creation of man from dust and His covenant that man would never again be destroyed by a flood
what are insects' songs symbolic of in Keats's poem, "The Cricket and the Grasshopper"? man's poetry
What function of poetry does the nightingale represent in "The Nightingale and the Glowworm"? the aesthetic, or for the purpose of beauty
What function of poetry does the glowworm represent in "The Nightingale and the Glowworm"? the didactic function, or teaching
In "Fable", what does the Squirrel say he can do that the mountain cannot do, and what is that action's symbolic meaning? crack a nut; he can solve difficult philosophical problems
In "Fable", what does the mountain say he can do that the squirrel cannot do, and what is that action's symbolic meaning? carry forests on his back; live up to the expectations of society
in "maggie and milly and molly and may,"what does Milly's befriending of a sea star indicate about her personality? her concern and compassion for living things
in "maggie and milly and molly and may,"what does Molly's discovery of a "horrible thing" at the beach indicate about her personality? that she is fearful and excitable
What colors were the first and last rooms of Prince Prospero's abbey in "Masque of the Red Death," and what do those colors represent? light blue = birth; black = death
In "Masque of the Red Death," how do the revelers (partyers) react to the chiming of the ebony clock each hour? nervousness and meditation on mortality (death)
Is most good imaginative literature symbolic? Yes
Do Aesop and Keats share the same view of the grasshopper? no
How is "The Grasshopper and the Cricket" arranged structurally? by seasons
Did Ralph Waldo Emerson believe that universal truth could be found in Scripture? no
do "Fable" and "maggie and milly and molly and may" have stated morals? If so, what are they? yes
In "Masque of the Red Death," what was Prince Prospero's attitude when he entered the abbey with his friends? happy, festive
How can one interpret Browning's allusion to the Saturn in "My Star"? in more than one way
what is the moral of "The Ant and the Grasshopper"? it is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow
What is the theme of "Epigram"? without the presence of trials in life, one would not appreciate its joyful aspects
What is the moral of "Fable"? talents differ
What is the universal theme of "Masque of the Red Death?" death is inescapable
What is the theme of "My Star?" everyone has some object or idea that fascinates him
What is the theme of "The Nightingale and the Glowworm?" both the aesthetic and didactic functions of poetry contribute to poetry's ability to make life more tolerable
What does the dust in "Epigram" represent? the trials of life
What does the rainbow in "Epigram" represent? the hopeful, joyous part of life
What does the cricket represent in "The Cricket and the Grasshopper?" winter's poet
What does the grasshopper represent in "The Cricket and the Grasshopper?" summer's poet
what does the squirrel represent in "Fable?" a moral philosopher
What does the and represent in "The Grasshopper and the Ant?" a thrifty, industrious person
What dos the grasshopper represent in "The Grasshopper and the Ant?" a slothful, unthrifty person
What does Prospero represent in "The Masque of the Red Death?" man's arrogance and pride
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