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English 9 Honors Exam
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What is the world's most famous metaphor?
All the world's a stage.
The world is like a stage.
All the world is a stage.
A line of five feet(ten syllables) alternating stresses is called:
When a writer chooses his words carefully for the effect of a work, this is called:
"All the world's a stage" comes from what Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
As You Like It
Iambic pentameter closely resembles:
A writer gets into his character's heads and tells the reader his thoughts. This narrator is called what kind of narration?
A poem indirectly refers to an episode in the Bible, and the reader recognizes the passage and infers the theme of the poem. This is called a(n):
Prince Hamlet says he is "Too much in the sun," referring to walking in the sunlight and missing his dead father. He is employing a(n):
We the readers know that Darlene is about ready to be attacked by a man hiding behind a curtain on stage: This is known as:
"She Walks in beauty, like the night/Of cloudiness climes and starry skies"
"I am so crazy that I am sane"
Alice needs to study for a test, but at the same time her friends want her to go to the mall. She doesn't know what to do! We could say she is suffering from:
A long narrative poem concerning the exploits of a hero is called a(n):
What is drama?
everyday teenage life
when you are in front of an audience
anything acted on stage
What were the first two "great civilizations"?
Greece and Egypt
Greece and England
Egypt and England
Italy and England
What the name of Plato's book?
The Dominican Republic
People and Publicity
Who were the three Great Greek Philosophers?
Plato, Aristotle, and Zeus
Socrates, Zeus, and Hercules
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
Odysseus was the king of_______.
Odysseus had ____ ships with ____ men aboard them.
13 and 720
12 and 620
15 and 500
12 and 720
Where do the gods live?
Who was the god of gods?
Aphrodite was the goddess of__________.
An epic hero is the symbol of a(n):
man who embraces the thoughts of black people
man who embraces the ideas of a nation of a race
man who flies and saves everyone
Using like or as to compare, but the comparison may go on for many lines is called:
"Son of Laertes, gods of old" and "Master mariner and soldier" are examples of:
Who wrote The Odyssey?
What is Odysseus's conflict?
pre-destiny vs. free will
love and hate
going to the mall
Who is the muse of Epic Poetry?
Who are the two goddesses who keep Odysseus for so long?
Calypso and Calliope
Aphrodite and Circe
Calypso and Circe
Calliope and Circe
What flower do people eat to make them forget about home?
Who is the speaker of "The Writer"?
The life is a ship in "The Writer" is a(n) _________metaphor.
Why are refrains used?
to show off
so the writer can write more
A refrain is when a line or lines are being.
taken from another poem
paid attention to
The use of the ship, bird, and writing in "The Writer" demonstrates the theme of:
pre-destiny vs. free-will
MLK gave his famous speech "I Have A Dream" in what year?
One of MLK's biggest influences was__________.
The theme of both MLK's and Mandela's essays is:
the peoples rights
The allusion in the first paragraph of MLK's speech is to _____________________.
The Gettysburg Address
Nelson Mandela's speech
The Declaration of Independence
The use of repetition in speech is employed for:
Home of the KKK
Stone Mountain, Montana
Mount Vernon, Washington D.C.
Stone Hill, Tennessee
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Capital of South Africa
Nelson Mandela arrested?
Mandela made president?
What is the name segregation in South Africa?
Who ruled over South Africa for over 100 years?
What did Henry VIII create?
Anglican Church of England
Why did Henry VIII create the C of E?
to divorce his wife
to have 20 daughters
to be famous
to say that he did
Who was Henry VIII's second wife?
Who was Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII's daughter?
Anne Boleyn II
What was the name of Shakespeare's theatre group?
Wilt Chamberlain's Men
Lord Chamberlain's Men
The Rose Garden
The Globe Theatre
# of Shakespeare's sonnets?
Who were Shakespeare's sonnets written to?
dark man and young lady
young man and dark lady
dark lady and old lady
his mom and a young man
Who brought the sonnet from England?
Sir Henry Wyatt
Sir Thomas Wyatt
What is Sidney's sonnet sequence called?
Stars and Moon
Astrophil and Stella
Astophil and Sulky
Astomit and Stella
Romeo and Juliet begins with a sonnet and is called a:
The opening of R&J is spoken by a:
Star Crossed Lovers means:
the like stars
R&J takes place in what city?
"As the bud bit by the envious work" is a use of:
Benvolio tells Romeo to look for other women by saying:
Thy Shall Give Liberty Unto thine Eyes
Give Liberty Unto Thine Eyes
With Liberty and Justice For All
"Doth" or "dost" translates to
"did" or "didn't"
"will" or "won't"
"you" or "your"
"does" or "do"
Mercutio states that he will be a ___________. Most famous pun.
What challenge does Romeo make to Tybalt?
play with swords
fight to death
Fortune, because it is capitalized, is what literary device?
Romeo is banished to_________.
why is death better than banishment to Romeo?
banishment is a funny word
he wants to die
death is quicker
he won't get to see Juliet
Friar Laurence's first plan is...
to tell about the marriage, to unite the families, and to beg forgiveness of Romeo
to tell about the marriage, to kill Juliet, and to beg forgiveness of Romeo
to tell about the marriage, to unite the families, and to kill the Nurse
to poison Romeo, to unite the families, and to beg forgiveness of Romeo
Why do the Capulet's think Juliet is sad?
Juliet has a vision of Romeo in tomb is an example:
de ja vu
Minion is a:
Juliet refuses to marry Paris, what are her consequences?
she will be ignored
she will be given no food or baths
she will rot in her room
her family will throw her out in the street and disown her
How long will Juliet lie in a coma?
Women were thought of as:
a spoiled child
Juliet fears Friar Laurence gave her real poison so he won't be:
Juliet has a vision of whose ghost?
Capulet says that death has fallen on Juliet like:
Friar Laurence asking if "the bride is ready to church" demonstrates what?
Who delivers the news of Juliet's death to Romeo?
An Apothecary is:
a drug dealer
Why is Paris at Juliet's tomb?
to pretend that he killed her
to get her ring back
to kiss her
to lay flowers
What does Romeo say he wants from Juliet's grave?
to see her once more
what does Paris think Romeo wants to do at the tomb?
burn the tomb down
steal Tybalt's body
desecrate the bodies
The phrases "misfortune's book" and "inauspicious stars" refer to what?
Where does the friar wish to take Juliet?
Who takes the blame for all that has transpired in the play?
With what shall the families' statues be made of?
The friars are hiding out because of:
black plague, infectious pestilence, rotting to death
black plague, infectious disease, black death
insect plague, infectious disease, black death
black plague, infectious pestilence, black death
"My fingers itch" means...
You are disgusting
I want to hit you
You deserve to die
I want to kiss you
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