E12 Final Exam Review Part III 012111

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January 21st 2011 : 

January 21st 2011 Ms. Dunne English 12: Final Exam Review III

Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? : 

Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? DJ: In 15, 20, or 25 Lines: In great literature, no scene of violence exists for its own sake. Choose a work of literary merit that confronts the reader or audience with a scene or scenes of violence. In a well-organized response, explain how the scene or scenes contribute to the meaning of the complete work. Avoid plot summary.

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Homework: Study for Final Exams: The following Journals will be collected on Monday: 12/8, 12/14, 12/22, 1/7, 1/13, 1/19.

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? jubilant (adj.) extremely joyful, happy (The crowd was jubilant when the firefighter carried the woman from the flaming building.) knell (n.) the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death (Echoing throughout our village, the funeral knell made the grey day even more grim.) lithe (adj.) graceful, flexible, supple (Although the dancers were all outstanding, Joanna’s control of her lithe body was particularly impressive.)

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Final Exam Essay (A) Using either Hamlet or Oedipus: According to critic Northrop Frye, "Tragic heroes are so much the highest points in their human landscape that they seem the inevitable conductors of the power about them, great trees more likely to be struck by lightning than a clump of grass. Conductors may of course be instruments as well as victims of the divisive lightning." Explain how the tragic figure functions as an instrument of the suffering of others. Then write an essay in which you explain how the suffering brought upon others by that figure contributes to the tragic vision of the work as a whole.

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Final Exam Essay (B) Hamlet is a play about revenge. Is revenge justified? Why or why not? Support your convictions with references to the play.

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Final Exam Essay (C) The significance of a title such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is easy to figure out. However, in other works (for example, Measure for Measure) the full meaning of the title becomes apparent to the reader only gradually. How is the significance of the title Night developed through the author’s use of devices such as contrast, repetition, allusion, and imagery?

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Final Exam Essay (D) The ongoing debate of whether human life is governed by fate or individual free will is the subject of much of the world’s best literature. In a well-organized essay, demonstrate that the fate versus free will argument is at the heart of the Oedipus story.

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Aim: How do we prepare for the essay section of the Final Exam? Prepare an outline for Monday from the Essay Question of your Choice. Bring in the Outline: Receive 5 Extra Credit Points on Test Score.

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