Match the terms in Column I with the descriptions in Column II.
A. an adjective or other descriptive phrase that is regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
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B. repetition of words, phrases, or sentences that have the same grammatical structure or that compare or contrast ideas
C. intentional repeating of a sound, word, phrase, line, or idea in order to create a particular literary effect
D. a comparison of two things to show that they are alike in certain respects
E. a figure of speech in which a speaker directly addresses an absent or dead person, a deity, an abstract quality, or something nonhuman as if it were present and capable of responding
What characteristic of an epic hero does Gilgamesh display when he tells of his plans for the river plant?
weakness, since he wants it only for his own use
ignorance, since he does not realize it is poisonous
kindness, since he intends to give it to the elderly
confusion, since he knows it cannot endure
One of the themes of the Epic of Gilgamesh is the search for immortality, which involves Gilgamesh's traveling to the underworld. Which phrase best describes the Sumerian underworld that Gilgamesh enters as part of his search?
a land of dust and darkness
a land of hard work and pain
a land of abundance and beauty
a land of winged creatures and kings
Which of the following is evidence of the influence of Mesopotamian culture in the Epic of Gilgamesh?
Enkidu and Gilgamesh become friends.
Gilgamesh encounters many gods in his journey.
Gilgamesh is sometimes boastful.
Utnapishtim is immortal.
does not trust her beloved to return. prefers to spend time away from her beloved. worries more about her beloved's happiness than her own. Question 8 In Most Beautiful Youth Who Ever Happened, the words "love of you goes round and round" reveal that the speaker wishes that her love would stop. worries that her love is hopeless. feels intense, powerful love. sees love as a silly game. Question 9 The epithet, "O Sole God beside whom there is none!" from The Great Hymn to the Aten, emphasizes Aten's great beauty. supreme power. intense loneliness. extreme isolation. Question 10 The epithet from The Great Hymn to the Aten, "You rouse them for your son who came from your body, / The King who lives by Maat," implies that worshipers of Aten will rise from the dead. will be like a son to Maat. should fight invaders. should obey the pharaoh. Question 11 The epithet from The Great Hymn to the Aten, "Lord of all who toils for them," characterizes Aten as kind and loving toward his people. caring only toward people who work for him. caring only toward people who work for others. harsh and demanding of his people. Question 12 Which of these would NOT be appropriate to include in an original praise poem? an epithet: "Ocean, home to sea creatures" an apostrophe: "Little bird, carry my love to my beloved" compliments to the person or object that is the subject of the poem comments on how the subject of the poem has disappointed the speaker Question 13 The story, In the Beginning, uses repetition to reinforce the important idea that God ended his work and rested on the seventh day. God thought that the things he had made were good. those who sinned against God would be punished. Adam
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