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  1. Review Jeopardy AP ENGLISH Semester II

  2. JEOPARDY! Click Once to Begin Fabulous prizes may be at stake. Rules…. I am the decider of all things. No crybabies allowed.

  3. A brief narrative of an entertaining and presumably true incident

  4. What is an ANECDOTE?

  5. The following passage could be said to express an idea about human experience, human motivation, or the human condition that the author suggests in the work: “All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one’s heart have a common provenance in pain.”Cormac McCarthy The Road (p. 52). The term for this kind of idea is ___________

  6. What is THEME?

  7. "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives. ...But in a larger sense we cannot dedicate--we cannot consecrate--we cannot hallow--this ground” contains an example of

  8. What is ANAPHORA?

  9. “Beyond the immediate struggle for survival, the deep struggle explored in The Road is that of raising a child in a world without hope; and for the boy, the complementary challenge of assuming the responsibilities of manhood in such a world. There would seem to be nothing to sustain these two—the natural world exists only in effigy, and the remaining humans have mostly sacrificed their humanity as the price of survival. Yet the boy is constantly seeking to define a moral structure he can live by—one that accounts for the fact that his father doesn't help stray people on the road, but still ensures their own distinction from the cannibals.” These comments from can best be described as


  11. The speaker of a poem

  12. What is PERSONA?

  13. A figure of speech in which two contradictory words or phrases are combined in a single expression, giving the effect of a condensed paradox

  14. What is an OXYMORON?

  15. "We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” contains examples of____________________ and ________________. terms

  16. What is SIMILE and PARALLELISM?

  17. Dylan Thomas' poem about his father's approaching death, titled “Do not go Gentle into That Good Night" contains an example of

  18. What is EUPHEMISM?(“Good Night” = death)

  19. “Greed,” “death,” “man’s inhumanity to man,” or “journey to adulthood” can best be described as

  20. What is a MOTIF?

  21. The statement “Greed, inhumanity, and dark struggles are not confined to just one region, but occur everywhere,” can best be described as

  22. What is a THEME STATEMENT?

  23. Overweening pride

  24. What is HUBRIS?

  25. A narrative structure containing a “story within a story” in which one character opens the story and prepares the stage for another character or characters who narrate parts of the story as seen in works like The Poisonwood Bible is referred to as

  26. What is FRAME STORY?

  27. A figure of speech that substitutes the name of a related object, person, or idea for the subject at hand, such as “crown” as a substitute for king or ruler

  28. What is METONYMY?

  29. The Greek term for tragic flaw, weakness of character or error in judgment, which causes the downfall of the hero

  30. What is HAMARTIA?

  31. In the Billy Collins poem “The History Teacher,” the difference between what we know as readers and what the history teacher in the poem understands about his students may be described as _______. (This is also a primary device to induce pathos in Oedipus the King.)

  32. What is DRAMATIC IRONY?

  33. In the Billy Collins poem “The History Teacher,” the word Boer is a form of wit that involves a play on words best described as

  34. What is a PUN?

  35. A comparison such as the Congo River to a snake in Heart of Darkness that is developed through several references within a passage is described as a/an


  37. A figure of speech in which opposing or contrasting ideas are balanced against each other in grammatically parallel structure

  38. What is ANTITHESIS?

  39. In literary terms: any group of writings that has been established as authentic; more specifically, those books of the Christian Bible

  40. What is the CANON?


  42. The property of seeming true, of resembling reality; resemblance to reality, realism

  43. What is VERISMILITUDE?

  44. A sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances or situation especially in a literary work

  45. What is PERIPETEIA?

  46. The point in the plot especially of a tragedy at which the protagonist recognizes his or her or some other character's true identity or discovers the true nature of his or her own situation

  47. What is ANAGNORISIS?

  48. A revealing scene or moment ; an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosure

  49. What is an EPIPHANY?