Foundations Homework Assignments

UNIT ONE ASSIGNMENTS

A) "The Riddle of the Sphinx" 10-13
The Iliad (intro & part 1) 14-22
maiden--------boon--------staff--------devoured--------ruse--------quiver--------perished--------searing--------sea-nymph--------bewail--------sacked--------ransom--------schemer--------hades--------herald--------myth
ANTONYM-----LEGEND-----RIDDLE-----METAPHOR--------EXTERNAL CONFLICT-----SIMILE
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B) The Iliad (parts 2 & 3) 23-36
heralds--------fate--------envoys--------corselet--------treachery --------foes--------scepter--------valor --------ibex--------nectar--------trench--------greaves--------heifers--------relentless--------plume--------unyoked--------downcast--------vital
FORESHADOWING--------INTERNAL CONFLICT--------SYMBOLISM--------SIMILE--------DIALOGUE
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C) The Iliad (parts 4 & 5) 37-53
buttresses--------brandishing--------wretched--------volley--------resolved--------sober--------rallied--------omen--------burnished--------lament--------dirges--------plight--------pyre
CLIMAX--------RESOLUTION--------EPIC--------CHARACTER TRAIT ------SYNONYM------SUSPENSE
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D) Five Aesop's Fables 53-60
"Aesop's Last Fable" 61-64,
Four Fragments" 65-66
boasting--------principle--------parable--------proclaimed--------committed--------intangible--------quench--------quack--------consequence--------elaboration--------blotched--------stolid
PARODY--------AUTHOR'S PURPOSE--------FABLE--------HUMOROUS IRONY--------ANALOGY
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E) "Epigrams" of Sophocles & Euripides 67-69
"Dialogue between Two Young Men" 70-72,
"The Story of Pyramus and Thisbe" 74-79
visit--------gestures--------futile--------dissension--------scabbard--------radiance--------babbler --------suppressed--------bough--------acquainted--------wretched--------obscure--------quiver--------clink--------contemplating
PERSONIFICATION--------DIALOGUE--------EPIGRAM--------CHRONOLOGICAL--------MYTH--------THEME--------IRONY
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F) "The Story of Daedalus and Icarus" 80-83
"The Epilogue" 84-86
Three Poems from Martial 87-89
domination--------prophecy--------scabbards--------panpipes--------bard--------begrudge--------constellation--------opine--------span--------crook--------gestures--------abstainer--------vast--------suppressed--------adamant--------immortal--------futile--------deceptive
--------FORESHADOWING--------CHARACTER TRAITS--------EPILOGUE--------RHYME SCHEME--------SATIRE

UNIT TWO ASSIGNMENTS

A) "Five Anglo-Saxon Riddles" 102-07
Beowulf (part 1) 108-17
striplings--------abandoned--------heathen--------sluggish--------lair --------spawned--------abundance--------relished--------laments--------tribute --------hoards--------banished--------contemptuously--------reparation --------quench--------unravel--------fiend
PARADOX--------ALLITERATION--------CONTRAST--------INFERENCE --------PERSONIFICATION--------ORAL LITERATURE
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B) Beowulf (part 2) 118-128
purge--------afflictor--------moors--------mead-hall--------sinews --------flask--------sentinel--------gaped--------talon--------gorge--------pursued --------writhing--------cowering--------linden--------splendor
EPIC HERO--------CULTURAL REFERENCE--------SYMBOLISM --------SUSPENSE--------ROMANCE--------RISING ACTION
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C) "The Seafarer" 129-35
admonish--------mourn--------solitary--------terns--------fervent--------anxious --------exile--------strewing--------wretched--------desolation--------rancour --------perched--------ravenous--------flourished--------unfurl
NARRATOR--------EXPOSITION (as intro.)--------IMAGERY --------THEME--------EXTENDED METAPHOR--------MONOLOGUE

UNIT THREE ASSIGNMENTS

A) "Edward, Edward" 148-50
"Lord Randal" 151-52
"Brian O'Lynn" 153-55
CT "Prologue" 156-65
yonder--------shoots--------heathen--------fare--------pilgrims --------indite --------breeches--------locks--------joust--------brogue--------chivalry--------amiable --------bog--------thrice--------demeanor
BALLAD--------DIALECT--------REFRAIN--------MOOD --------COUPLET--------INCONSISTENCY
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B) "The Intimations Kill Me" 166-69
"Federigo's Falcon" 170-75
"The One-Legged Crane" 177-79
hostelry--------renowned--------timid--------prudence--------ornate --------savory--------archaic--------prowess--------bandy--------intimation --------penuriously--------consternation--------bestow--------extravagance --------glutton--------revered--------commended--------wont--------amorous
PARAPHRASE--------ANECDOTE--------CONTRAST --------POETIC REPETITION--------THEME
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C) The Divine Comedy (Canto I, III, and XXVI) 180-97
arduous--------avarice--------myriad--------virtue--------attrition --------swathes--------wracked--------omnipotence--------wrath--------perilous --------pandemonium--------fervently--------fugitive--------lamentation--------felicities --------commemoration--------recoiled--------exhortation--------gaudy --------primordial--------ravening--------novice
GENRE--------TERZA RIMA--------ALLEGORY--------SYMBOL

UNIT FIVE ASSIGNMENTS

A) "The Bard of Avon" 234-36
Macbeth (Part 1) 245-51
Macbeth (Part 2) 237-44
valor--------apparition--------persistent--------multitudinous --------ministered--------implores--------antidote--------countenance --------oblivious--------incantation--------adequate--------exulted--------perilous --------razed--------conjured--------incarnadine--------compunction --------evasive--------derived
DRAMA--------TRAGEDY--------MOTIVATION--------PARAPHRASE
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B) "Good Name in Man and Woman 252-53
"Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow" 254
"All the World's a Stage" 255-57
"The Quality of Mercy" 258
"The Royal Throne of Kings" 259-60
filched--------oblivion--------temporal--------enriched--------sans --------dread--------immediate--------shank--------demi-paradise--------petty --------satchel--------realm--------strut--------pard--------teeming--------fret --------monarch--------renowned--------woeful--------attribute--------chivalry --------saw--------becomes--------treble--------scepter
TONE--------ASSONANCE--------POETIC REPETITION --------TRIBUTE--------ALLUSION--------SOLILOQUY
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C) "To Be, or Not to Be" 261-62
"Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind" 263-65
"Silvia" 266
"Sweet-and-Twenty" 267-69
"Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day" 270-71
consummation--------heir--------commended--------shuffled --------ingratitude--------garland--------devoutly--------feigned--------mirth --------mortal--------nigh--------endure--------perchance--------folly --------temperate--------coil--------swains--------eternal--------rub--------repaired
REFRAIN--------RHYTHM--------SONNET--------STANZA --------LYRIC POEM
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D) "When in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes" 272-73
"Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds" 274-76
"The Passionate Shepherd to his Love" 277-78
"The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" 279-81
beweep--------tempest--------amber--------featured--------doom --------studs--------despise--------prove--------dumb--------haply--------melodious --------wanton --------impediment--------madrigals--------gall--------sickles --------posies--------fancy--------altered--------kirtle--------compass--------myrtle
ARCHAIC--------PASTORAL--------POETRY PARODY --------ACRONYM
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E) Don Quixote (Part 1) 282-87
Don Quixote (Part 2) 288-95
conjecture--------sonorous--------redress--------lurid--------veracious --------exploits--------conceits--------lineage--------artifice--------resurrected --------vanquish--------patriarch--------interminable--------reveled--------succor --------finical--------smitten--------victuals--------sallying--------incongruous
IRONY--------PICARESQUE NOVEL--------FOIL--------TONE

UNIT SIX ASSIGNMENTS

A) "Logical English" 309-10
"English Riddles" 311-14
"Dare to Be True" 315
"To the Virgin..." 316-17
"Song, to Celia" 318-19
"To Lucasta..." 320-22
champ--------pledge--------nunnery--------tarried--------jovial --------chaste--------spent--------nectar--------arms--------prime--------sup --------inconstancy--------coy--------wither
RHYTHM--------REDHERRING--------LYRIC POEM --------ALLUSION--------PARADOX--------CAVALIER POETRY
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B) Milton's "Quotations" 323-26
"Genesis: Creation" 327-32
"Genesis: Noah" 333-37
ere--------dominion--------fancy--------subtle--------helpmeet --------prevailed--------chequered--------replenished--------assuaged --------anon--------beguiled--------abated--------sock--------enmity--------smite --------warble--------hearken
PROSE--------PARABLE--------ARCHAIC--------IMAGERY --------ETYMOLOGY
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C) "Psalm 8" 338-39
"Psalm 24" 340-41
"Ecclesiastes 3:18" 342-43
"Proverbs 31:10-31" 344-45
"Bible Epigrams" 346-49
suckling--------found--------girdeth--------ordained--------righteous --------spindle--------avenger--------deceitfully--------maidens--------still --------virtuous--------ascend--------spoil
FAMILIAR QUOTATION--------CONTRAST--------ESSAY --------HYPERBOLE--------METONYMY
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D) "My Love.....Red Rose" 351-52
"To a Blockhead" 353
"Pope's Epigrams" 354-57
"To Hayley" 358
"A Poison Tree" 359-60
"Never Seek to Tell Thy Love" 361
"To See a World" 362-63
melodie--------discord--------wrath--------wi--------tread--------foe --------a--------universal--------deceitful--------gang--------eternal--------wiles --------pate--------erring--------seek--------inclined--------intoxicate--------ghastly --------weel--------presume--------infinity
DIALECT--------FIELD LABELS--------HEROIC COUPLET --------PARADOX

UNIT SEVEN ASSIGNMENTS

A) "At Miss Havisham's" 377-86
"A Piece of String" 387-94
apprentice--------rank--------protestation--------acquit--------countenance --------incredulity--------contempt--------shroud--------accomplice --------melancholy--------diversion--------duplicity--------sullen--------mutter --------bandy--------genteel--------indignation--------concealed
EXPOSITION--------RISING ACTION--------CLIMAX --------FALLING ACTION--------RESOLUTION--------INFERENCE
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B) "A Slander" 395-400
"God Sees the Truth..." 401-08
"My Heart Leaps Up" 412-13
"She Dwelt Among Untrodden Ways" 414-15
scoundrel--------perish --------dwelt--------disposes--------petition --------phantom--------cunning--------luster--------apparition --------barbarian --------fumes--------way-lay--------wretch--------slander--------wiles --------flogged--------piety--------countenance
POINT OF VIEW--------IDIOMS--------FORESHADOWING --------METER--------THEME--------IAMB
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C) "She Was a Phantom of Delight" 416-18
"She Walks in Beauty" 419-20
"Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" 421
"An Epitaph" 422-23
"Ozymandias" 424-25
"Bards of Passion" 426-28
transient--------fleet--------sneer--------serene --------insolence --------pedestal--------impair--------ferocity--------colossal--------tress --------vice--------mirth--------climes--------inscribed--------commune --------eloquent--------visage
ALLITERATION--------PERSONIFICATION--------EPITAPH --------CONSONANCE--------ALLUSION
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D) "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" 429-59
minstrelsy--------wan--------shrieve--------sheen--------ccenter--------smote --------sprite--------belated--------spake--------thrice--------fiend --------helmsman--------specter--------abated--------averred--------dank --------kirk--------drought
GLOSS--------BALLAD--------IMAGERY--------FRAME STORY --------MONOLOGUE
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E) "Jabberwocky" 460-61
"Jabber-whacky" 462-65
"Break, Break, Break" 466-67
"Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost" 468
"A Prophecy" 469-70
"Ring Out, Wild Bell" 471-73
utter--------furl --------redress--------haven--------grapple--------slander --------crags--------parliament --------lusted--------commerce--------realm --------gleam--------argosy--------lap (V)--------visage--------ghastly --------sap (V )--------vices
SUBTITLE--------PARODY--------ELEGY--------FIGURATIVE --------PROPHECY
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F) "Pippa Passes" 474
"If Thou Must Love Me"475-76
"How Do I Love Thee" 477
"Remember" 478-79
"Precious Stones" 480-82
"Invictus" 483
"The Secret of Machines" 484-86
"The Convict and Boy..." 487
nought--------fell (A)--------burgher--------wrought--------wince --------frau--------counsel--------bludgeon--------minimize--------corrupt --------strait--------offal--------vestige--------scroll--------grimaces--------tyranny --------pessimist--------endure--------precedence
SONNET--------BIBLIOGRAPHY--------ONOMATOPOEIA --------EPITAPH--------SATIRE
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G) "Epitaph on a Pessimist" 488-89
"The Alderking" 490-92
"Wings" 493
"The Lorelie" 494-95
"Good Advice" 496-98
"The Gentleman" 502-505
"Nonsense Botany" 506
"Three Recipes..." 507-10
"Irish Folklore and Humor" 511-13
"The Sparrow" 514-16
confer--------scrupulous--------pipkin--------impute--------venerable --------quire (N)--------forbear--------ascertain--------disconcerted--------indolent --------capricious--------reverence--------maxim--------incessant--------swooning
TYPES OF NONFICTION (pages 500-01) --------ANALYSIS--------FOLKLORE
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H) "A Marriage Proposal" 520-33
"Cyrano de Bergerac" 534-37
adjoins--------partridge--------trinkets--------disputed--------belligerent --------bereavement--------appropriated--------contemptuous--------irreparable --------refrain--------emphatic--------dipsomantic--------roost
SOLILOQUY--------COMPLICATION (drama)--------SATIRE --------HYPERBOLE