E12 Final Exam Review

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January 18th 2011 : 

January 18th 2011 Ms Dunne English 12: Final Exam Review

Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? : 

Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? Daily Journal: Critic Roland Barthes has said, "Literature is the question minus the answer." Choose a novel, or play, and, considering Barthes' observation, write an essay in which you analyze a central question the work raises and the extent to which it offers answers. Explain how the author's treatment of this question affects your understanding of the work as a whole. Avoid mere plot summary.

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? Homework: Know the meaning of the following Words: Apathy, Lucidity, Treatise, Blandishments, Frenzy, Constraint, Raucous, Melancholy, Deprive, Convoy, Monocle, Contagion,

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? Elapsed, Recesses, Dregs, Sabotage, Livid, Thrash, Evacuated, Deportees, Sabotage, Bereavement, Lamentation, Notorious, Lamentation, Vitality, Profoundly, Latter, Emaciated, Elapsed, Profoundly, Fardels, Bodkin

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? Know the answer to the following: 1. Hamlet's famous "To be or not to be" soliloquy is in Scene One. Which of the following paraphrases his main points? 2. Describe Hamlet's tone when he speaks to Ophelia. 3. What do the King and Polonius decide about Hamlet's condition after eavesdropping on Hamlet and Ophelia? 4. How does Polonius die? 5. Why must the King "not put the strong arm on" Hamlet?

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? 6. When the King asks Hamlet where Polonius is, what is Hamlet's answer? 7. What is the content of the letters the King sends with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to England with Hamlet? 8. Laertes thinks that Ophelia should have a better funeral service. What is the priest's answer? 9. Why does Hamlet jump into Ophelia's grave? 10. What does the King say to Laertes to console him after Laertes and Hamlet are separated?  11. What does Hamlet do to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? 12. What news does Osric bring Hamlet? 13. What prompts Hamlet to say, "My thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth!"? Oedipus 21. What must be done to stop the horrible things that are happening in Thebes? 22. What is the oracle of Delphi? 23. What is significant about Oedipus’ name?

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? 24. Who is Polybus? 25. What are the first signs that there is a curse on Thebes? 26. What did Jocasta do to ensure that Laius’ son would not kill him? 27. What is the function of a Greek chorus?

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? 28. Oedipus orders Tiresias to come to the palace, yet he becomes angry when Tiresias tells him what his prophecy holds. Why does he do that? 29. Oedipus had saved the city of Thebes once, before the plague had even begun. What did Oedipus do to save the city and, thus, become a hero in Thebes?

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? 30. Creon is not only one of Oedipus’ trusted advisors; he is also related to Oedipus. What is Creon’s relationship to Oedipus? 31. Tragic heroes, like Oedipus, always have a tragic flaw, which is a mistake that they make that brings about their downfall. Which of the following is Oedipus’ tragic flaw? 32. Which of the following is not an example of irony in Oedipus Rex?  33. Based on what you’ve learned from reading this play, which of the following best defines the term “an oedipal complex”? 34. Oedipus learns his true parentage from  35. When she learns the truth about Oedipus’ heritage, Jocasta commits suicide. What does Oedipus do?  36. Creon feels Oedipus should be taken inside at the end of the play because

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Aim: How do we review for our Final Exam? Night 37. Who are the first people to be deported from Sighet?   38. What news does Moishe the Beadle bring upon his return?   39. Who knocks on the window on the night that Eliezer’s family learns about the deportation?   40. What is the first thing that happens when Eliezer’s family arrives in Birkenau?

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