English 1B Final Exam Study Guide
1. In the film, Percy the Lightning Thief, who does Percy need to kill?
2. Who is Percy’s father?
3. Percy’s guardian is a
4. Why does Percy go on his adventure?
5. Who is the Lightning Thief?
6. In the myth, Demetre and Persephone, what happens to Persephone?
7. What does the Demetre and Persephone myth explain?
8. In the myths about Echo and Narcissus, who punishes Echo?
9. What is the curse Echo suffers?
10. Who does Echo love?
11. Who does Narcissus love?
12. In the myth, Pyramis and Thisbe, why do the two lovers sneak out at night?
13. What does Pyramis find?
14. What story from English 1B is based on the theme of Pyramis and Thisbe?
15. Myths are meant to:
16. The story of The Odyssey begins at the end of
17. What was the final episode of the event?
18. Which two gods were offended by Odysseus?
19. One of the challenges Odysseus and his men faced on their journey home was the Sirens. Sirens are
20. Why do the men encounter the Cyclops?
21. How do the men escape from the Cyclops?
22. Which female characters try to entrance Odysseus to stay with them?
23. The sorceress uses her powers to change some of Odysseus men into
24. The challenge of Scylla and Charbidys is an encounter with
25. When Odysseus reaches Ithaca Athena disguises him as a
26. The challenge Penelope gives to the suitors involves
27. Telemachus helps his father by
28. Penelope tests Odysseus when she
29. The Odyssey follows the literary genre called
30. The Odyssey is an example of an “epic” which is a
Romeo and Juliet
Matching the characters to the descriptions below.
46. Why is Romeo so sad?
47. What does Romeo mean when he says, "Oh, dear amount! My life is my foe‘s debt"?
48. Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
49. What punishment did the Prince give Romeo for fighting?
50. Romeo's slaying of Tybalt puts Juliet in an awkward position. What did she decide to do?
51. What plans do Friar Laurence and Juliet make?
52. What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? And how does Romeo react?
53. What went wrong with the Friar's plan?
54. What are the circumstances of Paris' death?
55. After she wakes up from being drugged, why does Juliet kill herself with Romeo’s dagger?
56. Why does Romeo decide to go to the feast even though he is not invited?
57. How do Mercutio and Tybalt die?
58. The “Prologue” of Romeo and Juliet is called a
59. The chorus in Romeo and Juliet served the purpose of
60. The action of the play takes place in
61. When Shakespeare, in the Prologue, refers to Romeo and Juliet as “a pair of star-crossed lovers,” he means that they are:
62. Each of the statements below is an example of a possible ___________ of the play.
“Love is more powerful than hate”
“Tragedy can be the result when old people’s rage is carried over to a younger generation”
63. Before she drinks the potion that will make her appear dead, Juliet, on-stage and alone, delivers a long speech called a(n):
64. The setting for Romeo and Juliet is:
65. The nurse’s role in Romeo and Juliet is to be
Identify the Speaker of the Quotation
For each quotation below, identify the speaker.
66. Oh, dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.
67. That which we call a rose." By any other name would smell as sweet.
68. In one respect l'll thy assistant be; / For this alliance may so happy proved To turn your households' rancor to pure love.
69. Affliction is enamored of thy parts,/ And thou art wedded to calamity.
70. Death is my son-in-law. Death is my heir .
71. lf ever you disturb our streets our lives shall pay the forfeit of peace
72. Parting is such sweet sorrow.
73. Oh. I am fortune‘s fool!
74. Graze where you will, you shall not house with me.
75. A crutch, a crutch! Why call you for a sword?
76. Plot is
76. The elements of plot include:
77. The part of a story where you learn the setting, characters, background information, and the conflict is called the:
78. The act of creating a character by showing their traits through their words, actions, thoughts and interactions with other characters is called:
79. A theme is
80. The main character that the reader usually sides with is the
81. The ‘bad guy’ character, or the character in opposition with the ‘good guy’ character is the
82. A universal theme is
83. _________ is a type of figurative language where the author appeals to the reader’s senses.
84. _________ is the genre of literature meant to be acted out by characters on a stage.
85. ________ is when an object, image, or word is used to convey a deeper meaning.
opinion/persuasive prompt. 5 paragraph, state your opinion and support with reasons and examples.