Prince John

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Vocab 5 Sentences

1. His insatiable hunger for success was shown by all of his first place trophies.
2. After the student’s invective at graduation, he was not allowed to matriculate into the college he wanted to attend.
3. Rubber rulers are very malleable and fun to play with when you are bored.
4. I had a morose day after breaking up with my girlfriend.
5. Newton’s law is a maxim which is why it is taught in physics to everyone.
6. Bob showed nepotism when he gave his nephew the job at his business.
7. My great grandmother believes that Advil is a panacea.
8. Nuances of facial expressions can easily distinguish if a person is lying or not.
9. Everyone was annoyed with Kim’s officious behavior at the Student Council meetings.

Test Format

The unit test will be as follows:

Three matching sections totaling 40 points

1 fill-in section worth 25 points

1 short answer section worth 15 points

1 long answer section (have to write a paragraph per question) worth 20 points

All together, that’s a total of 100 points.

Vocab 5

Insatiable – adj. difficult to satisfy; greedy

Invective – n. insulting or abusive speech

Malleable – adj. easy to shape or bend

Matriculate – v. to enroll, especially at a college

Maxim – n. a fundamental principle

Morose – adj. gloomy; sullen

Nepotism – n. showing favoritism to friends or family in business or politics

Nuance – n. a subtle difference or distinction

Officious – adj. annoyingly eager to help or advise

Panacea – n. something that cures everything

Unit 1 Test Study Guide

Terms:

Scop

Elegy

Epic

Kenning

Synecdoche

Anglo-Saxon

Angles

Saxons

Jutes

Wergild

Wyrd

Barrow

Archetype

Foil

Thane

Alliteration

Characters/Places:

Beowulf

Wiglaf

Hrothgar

Grendel

Grendelā€™s mom

Herot

Dragon

Geats

Danes

Gilgamesh

Enkidu

Humbaba

Uruk

Sumer

Dates:

Between 2700 BC and 2500 BC

2000 BC

1300 BC

43-409

Circa 450

Early 500s

597

Circa 700/750

871-899

1066

Concepts:

The Other

Hero

Fate

Pagan/Christian Tensions

Differences between epic and elegy

Anglo-Saxon values and literary conventions

Similarities/differences between Beowulf and Gilgamesh

Similarities/differences between “The Seafarer” and “Break, Break, Break”

Plots:
Be able to answer questions about the plot events in each story/poem that we have read – Beowulf, Gilgamesh, “Seafarer,” and “Break, Break, Break”

Vocab Sentences

1. Our dog was very frenetic as a puppy but grew to be more docile.

2. The convivial college student was often in trouble for staying our past curfew.

3. The conciliatory gift was given to the enemy to end the conflict.

4. Susan gets very gregarious at Lowell Catholic open houses.

5. The general decimated the city during wartime.

6. The math homework was very esoteric; the new equations did not make it easier to understand.

7. My threat was made in a facetious manner and everybody laughed.

8. The candidateĀ impugned his opponent’s voting record.

9. The show Family Guy has an inane character named Peter Griffin.