English IV - PBworks

English IV - PBworks

English IV Review for Final Exam 2014 Vocabulary Units 9-16 35 m/c questions Characterization

Do you remember characterization from Oscar Wao? Direct Characterization

Indirect (actions, words, looks, thoughts) Well, youll have to apply it to Beowuf. Lets practice Characterization Grendel was the name of this grim demon haunting the marches, marauding around the heath and the desolate fens; he had dwelt for a time

in misery among the banished monsters, Cains clan, whom the Creator had outlawed and condemned as outcasts. How would you describe Grendel? Characterization And how did you come to this conclusion?

Indirect characterization characters actions Indirect characterization characters speech Indirect characterization characters looks Indirect characterization characters thoughts

through the through the through the through the Alliteration

The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words He hates having Harry hit his face. Consonance The repetition of consonant

sounds, usually in the middle or ends of words. With a path forth I cometh Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds, often in stressed syllables We shall see thee in Cali

Kennings hyphenated kenning open compound kenning possessive kenning

prepositional phrase kenning Please remember kennings are metaphors that appear as multiple words. Hyphenated Kenning Whale-road Open compound Kenning

Helmet bearers Prepositional phrase kenning Givers of knowledge Possessive Kenning

Dudeks hell The Epic One of the oldest forms of literature Usually a long narrative poem

Tells the story of a hero Centers on voyage or mission. The English Language Old English Middle English

Beowulf Canterbury Tales Modern English Elizabethan English

Todays English. The Essay! Diction Imagery Structure Tone

Summary

Honors English IV: Semester two final exam review guide The multiple choice portion: -Vocabulary units 9-16 -Characterization in Beowulf -Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, and Kenning -The Epic: definition, elements, and conventions -Different forms of the English language The essay portion: You will be asked to read an essay, identify the authors argument, and explain how he/she uses diction,

imagery, structure, and tone to achieve the argument. UNIT NINE Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Libby cursed the _____ of a society that would willfully watch itself be mocked and humiliated on television. (A) psyches

(B) mores (C) segues (D) concessions (E) consecrations Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Do not agree to _____ any arguments between Kate and Alice; youll probably end up fighting with one or both of them yourself. (A) segue

(B) succor (C) expiate (D) adjudicate (E) consecrate Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Mike was so angry at his sister that he declared she would never be able to _____ the wrong she had done to him. (A) transpire

(B) adjudicate (C) conspire (D) expiate (E) consecrate Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Henrys mother advised him to be _____ in his financial affairs, but still generous to those in need. (A) morose (B) judicious

(C) impious (D) execrable (E) sacrosanct Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Some advertising agencies are totally _____; they base their actions on what sells rather than what is right or wrong. (A) expiated (B) amoral

(C) sacrosanct (D) judicious (E) execrable Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Although the food was barely edible and the service _____, the reviewer wrote, the dining room did have a charming atmosphere. (A) amoral (B) morose

(C) obsequious (D) impious (E) execrable Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine A stricter father would have rebuked his son for such _____ jokes and rude pranks, but Todd enjoyed his childs irreverence. (A) morose (B) execrable

(C) sacrosanct (D) impious (E) concurrent Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine The battlefield where many people had given their lives was _____ in our memory. (A) sacrosanct (B) innate (C) consecrated

(D) morose (E) expiated Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Madeleines dark, _____ expression became one of beaming joy as she realized her father had not forgotten to come to her play after all. (A) impious (B) mores (C) morose

(D) sacrosanct (E) amoral Back to Table of Contents Unit Nine Certain texts have become _____ in the teaching of literature; anyone who dares question them is branded an enemy of art. (A) judicious (B) morose (C) amoral

(D) impious (E) sacrosanct Back to Table of Contents UNIT TEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten Surely, no one is so _____ as to take everything the Mayor says at face value.

(A) iconoclast (B) inimitable (C) artless (D) inert (E) inanimate Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten Was this book the key to the island peoples mysterious _____, or would the strange pictures remain a puzzle for another hundred years?

(A) iconography (B) purveyance (C) artifice (D) purview (E) proviso Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten Although her problems were no different from anyone elses, Maria faced them with a(n) _____ dignity that set her apart from the crowd.

(A) execrable (B) iconoclastic (C) inert (D) inimitable (E) artless Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten The faded poster read, Presenting Miss Pamela, Beloved _____ of Screen and Stage. (A) icon

(B) artifice (C) iconoclast (D) proviso (E) purveyor Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten A little-read _____ on page 65 of the contract cut the actors out of all profits if they were ever arrested. (A) purveyance

(B) emulation (C) proviso (D) purview (E) icon Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten Mrs. Park was pleased when her children chose to _____ their parents rather than the violent heroes of the morning cartoons. (A) emulate

(B) purview (C) purvey (D) expiate (E) concur Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten The historian wrote that every _____, no matter how radical, eventually becomes a figure to be rebelled against. (A) purview

(B) icon (C) artifice (D) purveyor (E) iconoclast Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten No amount of _____ could disguise the young mans calculating ambition. (A) inimitability (B) emulation

(C) inertia (D) mores (E) artifice Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten When Mrs. Dworsky caught sight of her husband lying _____ on the floor, she let out a shriek. (A) emulate (B) inert (C) sacrosanct

(D) artificial (E) morose Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten As I was transferred from department to department within the bank, I began to wonder if my problem lay within anyones _____. (A) iconography (B) purveyor (C) emulation

(D) purview (E) artifice Back to Table of Contents Unit Ten Even after winning the lottery, Sam went back to being a(n) _____ of used books and records. (A) purview (B) emulator (C) purveyor (D) icon

(E) iconoclast Back to Table of Contents UNIT ELEVEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven The landmines which still littered parts of the country were a remnant of its _____ struggles. (A) salubrious

(B) inconsolable (C) internecine (D) innocuous (E) salutary Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven The medicine had quite a(n) _____ effect on the five patients, and they went home the next day. (A) salutary (B) inconsolable

(C) salubrious (D) procuring (E) innocuous Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven Before Chairman Kagani could even greet the crowd with a(n) _____, hecklers began to shout insults at him. (A) procurement (B) salutation

(C) solace (D) concurrence (E) discordance Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven The traveler asked if anyone knew where he could _____ a good meal and a bed for the night. (A) procure (B) console (C) sinecure

(D) succor (E) purvey Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven Although the glue seemed _____ enough, it could be deadly if swallowed by a child. (A) inconsolable (B) internecine (C) incurious (D) inimitable

(E) innocuous Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven The support group was formed to provide _____ to relatives of car-crash victims. (A) salutation (B) sinecure (C) mores (D) proviso (E) solace

Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven Maurices puppy became so _____ when its favorite toy was taken away that it did not eat for two days. (A) innocuous (B) internecine (C) inconsolable (D) execrable (E) inert

Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven Frank, hoping to land a(n) _____ somewhere in the state government, was horrified to learn he would actually have to go to work. (A) procurement (B) purview (C) solace (D) salutation (E) sinecure

Back to Table of Contents Unit Eleven If the war has a(n) _____ effect on the economy, the employment rate is sure to rise. (A) innocuous (B) incurious (C) sinecure (D) salubrious (E) salutary Back to Table of Contents

Unit Eleven Even a masked man carrying a gun drew only _____ glances and bored shrugs in the lawless town. (A) innocuous (B) salubrious (C) inconsolable (D) incurious (E) salutary Back to Table of Contents

UNIT TWELVE Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve The projected sales for this year are _____ upon the growth of the national economy. (A) refracted (B) sectarian (C) conjugal

(D) contingent (E) infrangible Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve Roberta and Marc cannot expect _____ harmony if neither of them is willing to contribute to the marriage. (A) refracted (B) conjugal (C) sectarian

(D) contiguous (E) defrayed Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve The music could be described as Beethoven _____ through a disco filter. (A) contingent (B) refracted (C) conjugal (D) subjugated

(E) contiguous Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve The vacant lot is _____ with three other parcels of property, so leaves and twigs from the lot constantly land in these yards. (A) contiguous (B) transecting (C) contingent (D) infrangible

(E) defrayed Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve Over the years, many larger countries had tried to _____ the small nation and gain its oil reserves. (A) procure (B) transect (C) subjugate (D) defray (E) refract

Back to Table of Contents Unit Twelve _____ violence raged between the right-wing Star party and the more moderate Liberation Front. (A) Sectarian (B) Temporize (C) Suffrage (D) Infrangible (E) Subjugate Back to Table of Contents

Unit Twelve As long as the team members continue to love and support one another, the unity of the team will remain _____. (A) subjugated (B) sectarian (C) innocuous (D) internecine (E) infrangible Back to Table of Contents

Unit Twelve After years of terrible oppression, citizens were finally given _____, and democratic elections were held. (A) conjugation (B) solace (C) transect (D) suffrage (E) contingency Back to Table of Contents

Unit Twelve The route of the first explorers was finally complete; it had _____ the entire continent. (A) transected (B) refracted (C) synod (D) suffrage (E) defray Back to Table of Contents

Unit Twelve After he lost his position at the software company, Bill was unable to _____ the costs of living in such an expensive city. (A) refract (B) transect (C) purvey (D) defray (E) emulate Back to Table of Contents

UNIT THIRTEEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Despite her vow never to set foot in the ballpark again, Virginia _____ when Dan pleaded with her to go with him. (A) capitulated (B) precipitated (C) caprice

(D) adducing (E) surfeit Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Tina shocked the judges by _____ the fact that her rival had a long arrest record. (A) transecting (B) adducing (C) subduing (D) traducing

(E) surfeit Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Never had a government made so many decisions through _____ and short-sighted strategy. (A) caprice (B) sovereign (C) servility (D) precipitate (E) adduction

Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Thanks to a(n) _____ of apples in a very successful farm year, the price of apple juice went down. (A) subservient (B) traduce (C) capitulate (D) surfeit (E) adduce Back to Table of Contents

Unit Thirteen Because Steve knew that no one had been listening to his story, he refused to _____. (A) refract (B) adduce (C) precipitate (D) recapitulate (E) traduce Back to Table of Contents

Unit Thirteen The Prime Minister was _____ by his own secretary in the papers. (A) subservient (B) reserved (C) traduced (D) recapitulate (E) subdue Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen

In an attempt to _____ the rowdy crowd, the riot guards fired rubber bullets. (A) surfeit (B) traduce (C) subdue (D) defray (E) adduce Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen

Having been _____ to her demanding father for so many years, Alicia was unsure of what to do when she suddenly found herself free of him. (A) capitulating (B) insuperable (C) subservient (D) servile (E) capricious Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen

Mike was the most _____ of party hosts, speaking only a few words to his guests the whole evening. (A) reserved (B) subservient (C) servile (D) contingent (E) innocuous Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Did the _____ behavior of the waiters to the master

chef show their respect for him or their desire to be promoted? (A) subservient (B) adduced (C) servile (D) refracted (E) reserved Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen By the _____ power which she had inherited, the

queen declared war on Spain. (A) sovereign (B) engendered (C) precipitate (D) emulated (E) sectarian Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Even when pitted against a foe of _____ might and strength, the small band of soldiers never

surrendered a battle. (A) subdued (B) sovereign (C) subservient (D) capricious (E) insuperable Back to Table of Contents Unit Thirteen Harsh words between two of the guests on the talk show _____ a fight that spilled onto the street.

(A) insuperable (B) sovereign (C) precipitated (D) traduced (E) servile Back to Table of Contents UNIT FOURTEEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

In attempting to discover the _____ of the radioactive disaster, researchers found widespread damage in a five-mile radius. (A) utopia (B) allocation (C) epithet (D) anathema (E) locus Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

The drawing of the murder suspect was a(n) _____ of several sketches that had been made by witnesses. (A) composite (B) dystopia (C) epithet (D) sinecure (E) utopia Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

Pete sent a large charitable donation to an organization the deceased woman had supported _____ flowers. (A) utopian (B) topical (C) composite (D) in lieu of (E) dystopian Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

The material in the magazine ranges from whimsical fiction to _____ articles about the current state of politics. (A) utopian (B) topical (C) anathema (D) interposed (E) compositional Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

Though it was not the most _____ passage for Reds funeral, the story used in the eulogy made the mourners smile briefly. (A) anathema (B) composite (C) apposite (D) reserved (E) dystopian Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

The designers of the music library _____ a special room for the storage of sheet music. (A) defrayed (B) interposed (C) refracted (D) allocated (E) inveighed Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen

The _____ qualities of the new civilization were soon overshadowed by more sinister forces. (A) allocated (B) contingent (C) utopian (D) dystopian (E) composite Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen The newspaper was widely criticized for publishing

an article in which a derogatory _____ was used. (A) locus (B) anathema (C) apposition (D) epithet (E) composition Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen Greed and violence led to a nightmarish, _____ society in which no one could trust anyone else.

(A) apposite (B) allocated (C) dystopian (D) utopian (E) composite Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen To a third-generation farmer like Simon, the idea of a huge industrial farm tended and harvested by machines and chemicals is _____.

(A) anathema (B) locus (C) caprice (D) apposition (E) epithet Back to Table of Contents Unit Fourteen When the prosecutor began to question the witness sanity, the defense attorney _____ that such attacks were neither relevant nor necessary.

(A) refracted (B) allocated (C) dystopian (D) interposed (E) anathema Back to Table of Contents UNIT FIFTEEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen

The oath taken by all medical students as they become doctors _____ doing harm to any patient. (A) consigns (B) proscribes (C) subjugates (D) allocates (E) ascribes Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen

Extended _____ between the two groups may help them reach some sort of an agreement. (A) resignation (B) obloquy (C) colloquy (D) circumscription (E) signatory Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen Many of the _____ to the current contract have died

or moved away. (A) ascriptions (B) magniloquence (C) signatories (D) colloquies (E) obloquies Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen The suspects _____ made the police suspicious about what he was trying to hide.

(A) signatory (B) circumlocution (C) obloquy (D) locus (E) ascription Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen _____ in campaign ads reached a fever pitch as the various political candidates grew more enraged at one another.

(A) Obloquy (B) Loquacious (C) Ascribe (D) Consign (E) Resignation Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen Slow sales and lack of attention may _____ the groups album to the bargain bin. (A) consign

(B) subdue (C) ascribe (D) circumscribe (E) refract Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen No one minded that Katie was so _____ because her endless chatter was constantly amusing. (A) resigned (B) loquacious

(C) consigned (D) signatory (E) circumscribed Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen The expression of _____ on Lauras face made us wonder if she had given up hope. (A) circumscription (B) ascription (C) proscription

(D) obloquy (E) resignation Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen Georges extremely strict father had a hard time convincing his children he was _____ them for their own benefit. (A) proscribing (B) circumscribing (C) magniloquent

(D) chronicling (E) ascribing Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen Many correctable health problems that were once _____ to viral infections have now been linked to vitamin deficiencies. (A) ascribed (B) interposed (C) capitulated

(D) circumscribed (E) consigned Back to Table of Contents Unit Fifteen Even the most _____ speakers found it difficult to transform such graphic and disturbing subject matter into eloquent lines of text. (A) colloquial (B) ascribed (C) loquacious

(D) apposite (E) magniloquent Back to Table of Contents UNIT SIXTEEN Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen The meaning of the strange events of that day was far from _____.

(A) verbose (B) univocal (C) verbatim (D) contingent (E) tacit Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen Although he had originally wished to be a professional chef, Darien eventually decided to cook only as an _____.

(A) proscription (B) vocation (C) verbiage (D) resignation (E) avocation Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen If the instruction manual had been less _____, the company would have saved time, paper, and confusion on the part of their customers.

(A) verbose (B) tacit (C) taciturn (D) topical (E) magniloquent Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen The friends seemed to have made a _____ agreement never to speak of that terrible night to anyone.

(A) reticent (B) verbose (C) taciturn (D) vociferous (E) tacit Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen During one especially _____ period, the elderly gentleman shunned conversation with any other human being for four weeks.

(A) magniloquent (B) loquacious (C) reticent (D) vociferous (E) taciturn Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen Noting the _____ protest that arose when he tried to shut down the playground, the Mayor withdrew his proposal.

(A) reticent (B) vociferous (C) verbose (D) taciturn (E) univocal Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen No amount of fancy _____ could disguise the negative implications of the companys thirdquarter report. (A) avocation

(B) ascription (C) locus (D) verbiage (E) vocation Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen Franks family told him he had a(n) _____ in medicine, but he wished to pursue a career in music. (A) vocation

(B) epithet (C) avocation (D) anathema (E) utopia Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen Our overseas correspondent claims that she has transmitted the statement _____ from the top army official. (A) subservient

(B) univocal (C) verbatim (D) apposite (E) verbose Back to Table of Contents Unit Sixteen Although Lisa was often _____ about her true feelings, it was easy to see how she felt about the car. (A) verbose

(B) univocal (C) magniloquent (D) reticent (E) tacit Back to Table of Contents

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