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English MidTerm
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  1. metaphorical phrase used to replace a concrete noun
    kenning
  2. repitition of initial consonant sounds
    alliteration
  3. figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as if it were another
    metaphor
  4. natural pause in the middle of a line of poetry
    caesura
  5. descriptive language used to recreate sensory experiences
    imagery
  6. a story told in verse
    narrative poem
  7. a solemn and formal lyric poem about death
    elegy
  8. rhythmic poetry composed in Old English before AD 1100
    Anglo Saxon poetry
  9. expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker
    lyric poetry
  10. complaint about a loss other than death
    planctus
  11. All of the following Celtic languages still exist except
    A. Welsh
    B. Irish Gaelic
    C. Scots Gaelic
    D. Cornish
    D. Cornish
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The early Celts who came to Britain were mostly
    farmers and hunters
  13. The first Romans arrived in BRitain around 55 BC. Their leader was
    Julius Ceasar
  14. The first Romans to inhabit Britain arrived in 45 AD. Their leaders was
    Claudius
  15. THe Romans left Britain in 407 AD to return to ROme. THey were needed there to
    protect against the invading barbarians
  16. The A-S came from
    Germany
  17. The Jutes came from
    Denmark
  18. Their language became a blend of Cetic, Latin and Germanic tongues known as
    Old English
  19. The A-S believed strongly in
    fate
  20. Who doubts Beowulf's reputation?
    Unferth
  21. Beowulf's king
    Hygelac
  22. sword given to Beowulf by Unferth
    Hrunting
  23. Hrothgar's mead hall
    Heorot
  24. starts the killing at Heorot
    Grendel
  25. Queen of Denmark
    WEltheow
  26. Beowulf's successor
    Wiglaf
  27. King of Geatland
    Hygelac
  28. lives in a cave at the bottom of a lake
    Grendel's mother
  29. where Hrothgar is king
    Denmark
  30. where Grendel kills the Danes
    Heorot
  31. gives Beowulf treasure
    Hrothgar
  32. Geatish warrior who aids the Danes
    Beowulf
  33. where Heorot is located
    Denmark
  34. Kills the dragon
    Wiglaf
  35. avenges her son's death
    Grendel's mother
  36. eventually becomes loyal to Beowulf
    Unferth
  37. Danish king
    Hrothgar
  38. Hrothgar's wife
    Weltheow
  39. sword which fails Beowulf
    Hrunting
  40. The king of the Danes who was bothered by monsters is
    Hrothgar
  41. This king built a great mead Hall
    Heorot
  42. Beowulf can best be described as
    A Geatish warrior
  43. Grendel is a descendent of
    Cain
  44. Beowulf uses a sword made by __ to kill Grendel's mother.
    giants
  45. In both the prose and poetry versions of Beowulf, the line "Hate had triumphed," occurs. This means __.
    God could not stop the devil from creating a monster.
  46. long did Grendel rule in Heorot?
    12 years
  47. Beowulf is a
    A. novel
    B. short story
    C. lyric poem
    D. epic poem
    D. epic poem
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Because the poet wants to emphasize Grendel's utterly evil nature, the poet
    has Grendel only come out at night
  49. Beowulf goes out to fight the dragon because
    he is too proud
  50. Wiglaf criticizes his companions for
    deserting Beowulf
  51. ___ becomes kings after Beowulf
    Wiglaf
  52. Hygelac is king of __
    Geatland
  53. ghost in chains
    Marley
  54. Marley's partner
    Scrooge
  55. Scrooge's nephew
    Fred
  56. crippled child
    Tiny Tim
  57. Bob's daughter
    Martha
  58. spirit hooded and dressed in black
    Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
  59. Scrooge's clerk
    Bob Crachit
  60. huge, jolly spirit
    Ghost of Christmas Present
  61. Scrooge's sister
    Fan
  62. spirit with an extinguisher cap
    Ghost of Christmas Past
  63. lonely, decaying mansion
    boarding school
  64. place filled with guest playing merry games
    Fred's house
  65. a four-room house where a poor family gathers for Christmas
    Bob Cratchit's house
  66. very cold and inadequately lit rooms
    Scrooge's office
  67. place filled with bones and rusty keys
    Old Joe's shop
  68. TRUE OR FALSE
    When the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come leaves, Scrooge immediately sets out to make this Christmas better for himself and others.
    False
  69. The Spirit of Christmas
    A. has very long arms and wears a brilliant belt
    B. wears a yellow and red cap
    C. is silent and covered in black robes
    D. appears at the last stroke of two o'clock
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. Scrooge was Fezziwig's __.
    apprentice
  71. Fan __
    died young
  72. Scrooge hears his business associates joking about his
    stinginess
  73. Old Joe is the owner of a __
    ragbuyer's shop
  74. TRUE OR FALSE:
    Scrooge deeply mourns the death of his only friend, Marley.
    F
  75. Scrooge is the administrator of Marley's estate.
    True
  76. TRUE OR FALSE:
    When Scrooge can bear no more pain, he extinguishes the light of the Ghost of Christmas Past.
    True
  77. True or False:
    Mrs. Cratchit must prepare Christmas dinner alone.
    False
  78. True or False:
    Scrooge and the second spirit visit the hut of a miner who celebrates Christmas with family and friends.
    True
  79. True or False:
    The third spirit tells Scrooge that Tiny Tim will not die if Scrooge changes his way.
    False
  80. The Christmas Carol takes place in __.
    London
  81. The day of Marley's funeral, Scrooge was __.
    a man of business
  82. Why does Scrooge refuse to give to the Christmas poor fund?
    he supports the prisons and workhouses
  83. Scrooge eats Christmas dinner with __
    Fred and his wife
  84. Quote: Father is so much kinder than he used to be, that home's like heaven
    Fan
  85. Quote: I'll give you Mr. Scrooge, the Founder of the Feast
    Bob Cratchit
  86. Quote: He frightened everyone away from him when he was alive, to profit us when he was dead. Ha ha ha
    the charwoman
  87. Quote: I mean to give him the same chance ever year, whether he likes it or not, for I pity him
    Fred
  88. Quote: Another idol has displaced me; and if it can cheer and comfort you in time to come I have no just cause to grieve
    Belle
  89. Object associated:
    - bed curtains
    the charwoman
  90. Object associated:
    - a long chain
    Marley
  91. Object associated:
    - a torch
    Ghost of Christmas Present
  92. Object associated:
    - a white muffler (scarf)
    Bob Cratchit

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