English Final

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English Final
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  1. What is the structure of Sonnet 116?
    • fourteen lines: three quatrains/ one couplet
    • ABAB/ CDCD/ EFEF/ GG
    • ten syllables
    • iambic pentameter
  2. What is the theme of Sonnet 116?
    true love lasts forever, doesn't change, has immeasurable worth, stays strong, and guides us
  3. What is the tone of Sonnet 116?
    its strong, certain, insightful, confident
  4. SWIB:
    In the first two lines of the poem, "She walks in beauty, like the night/ Of cloudless clines and starry skies" what two opposing forces does Byron bring to surface?
    dark and light
  5. SWIB:
    In Lines 3 and 4 (And all that's best of dark and bright/ Meet in her aspect and her eyes), why is important to note the bright and dark images when first describing the woman?
    It implies that the woman has many different sides to her
  6. SWIB:
    What would cause the woman to be "half-impaired," according to the second stanza of the poem?
    containing a little more or a little less light
  7. SWIB:
    What would be a possible tone for the poem?
    adoration
  8. SWIB:
    Line 11: Where thoughts serenely sweet express
    What literary techniques are present?
    • assonance
    • personification
    • consonance
    • alliteration
  9. SWIB:
    She walks in beauty, like the night
    What is the literary device used in the first line of the poem?
    assonance
  10. SWIB:
    how many syllables are in each line?
    eight
  11. Who is the author of the Siren Song?
    Margaret Atwood
  12. SS: What is the theme?
    • power of women over men
    • Deception
  13. What is the tone of the Siren Song?
    seductive
  14. SS: Because this poem is about characters from Greek mythology, it displays an example of what?
    allusion
  15. SS: Who is the speaker in the poem?
    siren
  16. SS: Read the second stanza "the song that forces men/ to leap overboard in squadrons/ even though they see the beached skulls"
    What is the dominant literary technique used?
    imagery
  17. SS: What is one of the major themes of this poem?
    the power that women have over men
  18. Read line six of the SS:
    even though they see the beached skulls
    What literary technique is used?
    assonance
  19. SS: What stereotypes of women surface in this poem?
    women are seen as weak and helpless
  20. Read line eight of SS:
    because anyone who has heard it
    What literary technique is used?
    alliteration
  21. SS: What is the structure?
    • no rhyme scheme
    • nine tercets
  22. SS: The Siren calls the sailor for help to save her even though she doesn't need any help at all. In reality, he is the person who needs to be saved from this situation. What literary device does this display?
    irony
  23. SS: The Siren continues singing her song even when she clains to not enjoy singing it. What literary device does this display?
    irony
  24. SS: The Siren calls the sailor unique and special: however, he is just like all the sailors who have been killed by the song of the Siren. What literary device does this display?
    paradox
  25. SS: What is a major theme for the poem?
    Deception
  26. Sonnet 116: What is the rhyme scheme?
    ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
  27. 116: "O no! It is an ever-fixed mark/ That looks on tempests adn is never shaken; It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken"
    What is the dominant literary technique used?
    metaphor
  28. 116: "Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks/ Within his bending sickle's compass come:
    What is the dominant literary technique used?
    personification
  29. 116: what is the theme of the poem?
    True love bears the test of time, never changes, is immeasurable in value, and stays strong through all obstacles
  30. 116: What is the tone of the speaker?
    confident
  31. 116: Read the first sentence of the poem in lines one and two.
    "Let me not to the marriage of true minds/ Admit impediments."
    What literary technique exists in the ENTIRE sentence?
    consonance
  32. 116: What is the connotation of "tempest" in the second stanza?
    obstacles
  33. 116: What is the denotation of "tempest" in the second stanza?
    a violent windstorm
  34. 116: When the speaker says that love is the "star to every wandering bark," what does he mean?
    True love guides people just as the North Star guides a lost ship
  35. 116: Read line ten "Within his bending sickle's compass come"
    To whom does the "he" refer?
    The Grim Reaper
  36. 116: How many syllables are in each line of the poem?
    ten

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