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Mrs. Dunlavey's English 301/302, NHS, Scholastic Bowl

English 301                                                         Semester 2 Final Study Guide                                    2017

I.                     Vitamins-- The entire notebook is fair game.  The questions will be in MULTIPLE CHOICE format.  There will be words and phrases from other languages.  Words of the day MAY show up as extra credit only. 

II.                   Vocab—The questions will also be in MULTIPLE CHOICE format (both definitions and sentences).  Any of the following words COULD show up on the final. 


Obtuse

Scrutinize

Congenial

Aspire

Martyr

Consensus

Draconian

Astute

Elapse

Resurgent

Misnomer

Defame

Precarious

Criterion

Guise

Dissolution

Forage

Denounce

Fathom

Docile

Countenance


Badger

Wane

Fraught

Erudite

Aggrandize

Ensemble

Claimant

Entice

Coup

Hoard

Oust

Languish

Creditor

Antecedent

Embody

Verbatim

Truncate

Ubiquitous

Deft

Pillage

Forsake

III.                 Foster Elements—You will need to know all the Foster elements and how to apply them to a piece of literature

Quest

Communion

Vampires

Allusions—Shakespeare, Biblical, Fairy Tales, Ancient Mythology

Weather

Violence

Symbol

Politics

Christ figure

Flight

Sex

Baptism

Geography

Season

Marked for greatness

Blindness

Heart disease/illness

Irony

 

 

 

IV.                 Short stories and literary terms—See the notes I gave you in January (they are still on my website) and the short stories

“The Story of an Hour”

“A Rose for Emily”

“There Will Come Soft Rains”

“The Lottery”

“The Thing Around Your Neck”

“A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”

“Why I Left Harry’s All-Night Hamburgers”

“The Things They Carried”

 Also "The Yellow Wallpaper" and The Princess Bride

 

Requirements for paper revisions:

    On an attached sheet of paper

    1.  List all major changes (lump small things together)

    2.  Explain why you changed what you did (be specific)

    3.  Tell me what you think you should get on the new             paper and why (again, be specific)

301 Foster Lessons will start on March 27 (unless otherwise notified).  See handout.