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H.E Final Review

Honor English 1st semester final review

Read the list below: - the banning of DDT - rent controls - helping someone too much These are all examples of which of the factors in clear thinking? good intentions
When researching complex problems, we should be certain that we look at the evidence not someone else's conclusions
Logical thinking may or may not lead to correct conclusions depending on the beginning assumptions or premises.
Whatever the problem under discussion, the more hysterical, loud, and angry one side becomes the weaker their evidence is likely to be.
Which of the following is a true statement about a myth? Myths often feature immortal beings.
A great paradox (apparent conflict) of early America was freedom and slavery.
Early colonial writers were most likely to make allusions to the Bible
As used in our early American selections, what does “providence” mean? God and His care for His people
Which is NOT one of the differences between the Puritans and the Pilgrims? origin of their church affiliation
________________ was most influential in early colonial writing. religion
The author’s attitude toward a subject is tone
Using exaggeration to make a point is called hyperbole
“Fear of the unknown,” is an example of ______________ in The Crucible. motif
In The Crucible, Danforth’s constant uttering of “the good have nothing to fear” is an example of irony
“I looked like a frozen statue” is an example of ____________. simile
“ . . though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till…” This quotation is an example of metaphor
The main character who is in conflict with an external or internal force is Protagonist
If an author referenced The Bible in his text, he would be using allusion
I. “I become a transparent eyeball.” II. “I wanted to suck out all the marrow of life.” III. “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” I and II and III
What influential historical event did Arthur Miller live through as a child? The Great Depression
“Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” John Proctor
The Crucible is an allegory for _________. The Red Scare
Which statement best describes the purpose and audience for Of Plymouth Plantation? to inspire the descendants of the Mayflower colonists with a record of their ancestors' faith and courage
“And of these in the time of most distress, there was but six or seven sound persons, who, to their great commendations be it spoken, spared no pains, night or day, ... Six or seven people risked their own health to tend the sick.
Match the following the author to the major work for which he is best known. Arthur Miller The Crucible
Which is NOT a motif (subject) of early American writing. Vision
Which of the following DOES NOT represent a difference in the world views of the natives and the European settlers? value of money
The Puritans reacted differently than the Pilgrims to the natives they found because ALL of the other choices
Who said, “Give me liberty, or give me death”? Patrick Henry
Which title is correctly punctuated? I really enjoyed the book To Kill a Mockingbird.
Which title is punctuated correctly? Have you read the short story "The Monkey's Paw"?
Which is punctuated correctly? The play we read by Shakespeare was The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.
FOR THIS QUESTION, CHECK ALL THAT APPLY. Early settlers came to North America to establish a Christian nation , escape persecution , seek economic opportunity
Select all of the following that are true about how people who want the same results approach a problem differently. SELECT ALL (2) THAT ARE CORRECT. They just don't think logically. They start with different assumption
With what does Paine compare America's war against the British? a man defending his property
In his Speech in the Virginia Convention, what argument does Henry use to gain support from a friendly as well as a hostile audience? He exclaims that the war has already begun.
What is the main point of Benjamin Franklin's Speech in the Convention? The Constitutional Convention should support the Constitution because it is as good as it is likely to be.
Which of the following statements most appeals to the emotions of horror and disgust? "He is at this time transporting large armies…to complete the works of death, desolation, and tyranny.…"
Which speech technique does Franklin use in this passage from his Speech in the Convention? From such an assembly can a perfect production be expected? rhetorical question
In his Speech in the Virginia Convention, what future event does Henry compare to a "storm"? the war with Britain
Paine implicitly compares King George to "a thief" who breaks into a house to kill "me, or those who are in it." He also likens an offensive war to "murder." What is his primary purpose in using such strong language? to stress the lawlessness of the king's actions
Which of the following quotes from Henry's Speech in the Virginia Convention appeals to a friendly audience? "Our brethren are already in the field!"
In his Speech in the Virginia Convention, Henry uses a rational argument to convince his readers that the past conduct of the British government proves that England has no intention of granting the colonies' petitions.
Which of the following passages from The American Crisis, Number 1, introduces an anecdote meant to persuade the audience? "A noted one, who kept a tavern at Amboy, was standing at his door, with as pretty a child in his hand.…"
The main purpose of Henry's Speech in the Virginia Convention is to persuade the colonists to enter into war against Britain.
In his Speech in the Virginia Convention, which speech technique does Henry use in the sentence "Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty?" rhetorical question
What general observation does Paine express in the statement, "What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly"? If you gain something too easily, it will not seem that important to you.
From the Declaration of Independence, what can be inferred about Jefferson's general attitude toward revolution? Revolution is a method of last resort.
Identify one reason Paine gives for supporting the fight for liberty. duty to provide a better life for one's family
In which of these statements from Henry’s Speech in the Virginia Convention does he use parallelism? "We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated.…"
What is the main point of Paine's essay? The colonists must endure.
Paine uses "summer soldier" and "sunshine patriot" to refer to Those who support the Revolution only when it is convenient.
Which of these remarks from Henry’s Speech in the Virginia Convention uses logical arguments to appeal to reason? "I ask gentlemen, sir, what means this martial array, if its purpose be not to force us to submission?"
From Jefferson's statement that governments are instituted to secure basic human rights, the argument logically follows that any form of government that suppresses people's freedoms should be overthrown.
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