SP English 2016 Review Sheet



Literature:


Drama:
Romeo and Juliet ~William Shakespeare


Short Stories:
“The Most Dangerous Game” ~Richard Connell
“The Birds” ~Daphne du Maurier
“Without Words” ~Elliot Merrick
“The Scarlet Ibis” – James Hurst
“Witness for the Prosecution” ~Agatha Christie
“Adventure of the Dancing Men” ~Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“Harrison Bergeron” ~Kurt Vonnegut
“The Yellow Wallpaper” ~Charlotte Perkins Gilman
“Raymond’s Run” ~Toni Cade Bambara


Novels:
Of Mice and Men ~John Steinbeck
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey


Other:
Shaking Hands with Shakespeare ~Allison Wedell Schumacher
Love That Dog ~Sharon Creech
Assorted Poetry (see packet or Wiki)

Assorted Nonfiction (see packet or Wiki)



The Format:

Part I. – 55 Multiple Choice Questions
These will be on literary elements, literary devices and the specific literature we have read this year.

Part II – Essay
The essay will involve a choice of prompts. You will be expected to respond to one prompt using details from your choice(s) of literary works read in class this year.



How to Prepare:


1) Review literary terms/devices found in your Course Pack (p. 26-44) and on your handouts:
*See Poetry Graphic Org., Short Story Analysis Sheets, and misc. handouts.
2) Review packets for each unit. Review packet study guide questions to help jog your memory.
3) Review proper citation format and work cited entries (Course Pack – Section 5)
4) Review the plagiarism policy/definition (Course Pack – Section 5, p. 2)
3) Review Multiple Choice / Reading Comprehension strategies (Course Pack – Section 3)
4) Review CUCC / proper essay writing format / HIDDEN / Essay Map (Course Pack - Section 4, p. 107)
Remember to proofread your essay carefully!!**






Terminology:


Point of View (first person, third person, omniscient, unreliable, mixed)
Setting
Theme
Characterization (development)
Dynamic Characters
Static Characters
Suspense
Plot (climax)
Conflict
Irony
Foreshadowing
Cliffhanger
Ratiocination
Red Herring
Retardation
Symbolism
Sonnet
Haiku
Allusion
Onomatopoeia
Rhyme/Rhyme Scheme
Metaphor
Simile
Hyperbole
Rhythm
Tone
Imagery
Sensory Language
Oxymoron
Juxtaposition
Mood
Personification
Alliteration
Repetition
End Rhyme
Forced Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
Free Verse
Couplet
Refrain
Dialect
Prologue
Drama
Comedy
Tragedy
Dramatis Personae


Common themes in literature to think about:


-Moral vs. physical courage is the hallmark of heroism.
-All people, in varying degrees, have the capacity for compassion.
-It is characteristic of humans to want to learn.
-Faith and determination are saving characteristics among humans.
-Death
-The effects of danger on character