Abeka English 12 Test 1 (Literature and Grammar)

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Character: Sir John Greame
Bonny Barbara Allen
Character: Mary and Joseph
The Cherry-Tree Carol
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons was
poetry
Everyman was surprised by the visit of
Death
The first English poet whose name is known is
Caedmon
The last enemy that Beowulf slays is the
dragon
‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’ was written by
The Pearl Poet
Everyman’s friend ______ is willing to go with him after death
Good-deeds
______ wrote ‘Morte Darthur’
Sir Thomas Malory
What happened when the sword Excalibur was thrown into the water?
A hand caught it
What is the name of a short, narrative folk song?
popular ballad
Identify the movable platform upon which many plays were produced during the medieval period
pageant
Name the kind of play that is based upon the legends of the saints
miracle plays
Name a kind of writing that is based upon the adventures of knights
medieval romance
Who is the father of English prose
John Wycliffe
Which kind of play is based upon Biblical subjects
mystery play
What is a short tale or anecdote told to teach a lesson?
exemplum
Who wrote ‘Ecclesiastical History of the English People?’
The Venerable Bede
Character: Hrothgar
Beowulf
strong metaphorical expression
kenning
an Anglo-Saxon poet
scop
stressing certain syllables or words
accent
A pause or break in a line of peotry
Caesura
Theme: The love of money is the root of all evil
‘The Pardoner’s Tale’
greatest Anglo-Saxon poem
Beowulf
Geoffrey Chaucer
Who wrote “The Canterbury Tales”
“Since my love died for me to-day
I’ll die for him to-morrow.”
‘Bonny Barbara Allen’
“I charge thee, to receive such a blow
As thou hast dealt. Thou deservest to
Be promptly paid on New Years Morn”
‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’
“They made a paction tween them twa,
They made it firm and sure,
That the first word whaeer shold speak,
Should rise and bar the door.”
‘Get Up and Bar the Door’
“At night there came into that hostelry
Full nine and twenty in a company
Of sundry folk, by chance together were
In fellowship; and pilgrims, too, they were
That on to Canterbury meant to ride.”
‘The Canterbury Tales’
Character: Wiglaf
Beowulf
Character: King Arthur
Morte Darthur
Character: Sir Bedevere
Morte Darthur
Character: Three men looking for death
The Pardoners Tale
What peom shows the irony of a seaman looking for the sea despite the hardships
Sew- Farer
What poem shows that a worm can destroy the words of great men
Bookworm
Essay: GIVE FOUR TRADITIONAL QUALITIES OF AN EPIC. INCLUDE THE TITLE OF THE OLDEST SURVIVING EPIC OF ANY GERMANIC PEOPLE, AND EXPLAIN HOW THE MAIN CHARACTER OF THAT EPIC EXEMPLIFIES AN ANGLO-SAXON HERO.
Beowulf is the oldest surviving epic and it tells the story of a man who struggles against three monstrous and mysterious incarnations of evil. The qualities of an epic are: 1) great national hero, 2) lofty language, 3) supernatural elements, and 4) expresses the fight between good and evil
“Until we meet again” is the MEANING of what German phrase?
PN
I found the assignment DIFFICULT to understand.
OC
Could you understand his ACCOUNT of the incident?
PA
The principal gave CHLOE a plaque for her outstanding performance in debate.
IO
Abhor that which is EVIL; cleave to that which is good. – Rom. 12:9
PA
Says something about the subject
(I) Predicate
Contains one main clause and one or more dependent clauses
(C) Complex Sentence
Joins words or groups of words
(D) Conjunction
Completes the meaning begun by the subject and verb
(B) Complement
Is used as an exclamatory word
(F) Interjection
Shows how a noun or pronoun is related to some other word in the sentence
(J) Preposition
Takes the place of a noun
(K) Pronoun
Is sometimes needed in addition to the direct object to complete the sense of the verb
(H) Objective Compliment
Gives a command or makes a request
(E) Imperative Sentence
May modify and adjective
(A) Adverb
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