English III-Exam Review (Grammar and Early American Literature)

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Noun

Person, Place, Animal, thing, or idea

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Verb

a word expressing an action

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Adjective

modifies a noun or pronoun

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Adverb

A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, also indicates manner, time, place, cause, or degree; how, when, where how much?

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Pronoun

replaces another noun or pronoun; I, me, mine, myself

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Preposition

links nnouns, pronouns, & phrases to other words in a sentence

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Conjunction

a word which links words, phrases, or clauses

FANBOYS

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article

a, an, & the

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interjection

word added to sentence to convey emotion

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Independent Clause

expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. Has both a subject and a verb.

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Dependent Clause

A clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb.

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What did literature in Early America literature deal with? (the genres)

myths, drawings, diarys. poetry, court reports, farming, and religion

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What was the main task of the first settlers?

To Survive

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What were the three main groups that wrote in early American Literature?

The native Americans, the puritans and pilgrims, and the southern planters.

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Why did the three groups write?

They wrote out of necessity

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When did the pilgrims arrive in America?

1620

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What other names were the pilgrims known by?

Seperatists

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What form of government did the pilgrims use?

Civil Body Politic

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Who combined literature with religion?

Puritans

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Why did the Delaware Indians help the Revolutionary Army?

For a role in the new Native American state

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Why did the people of Salem take part in the Witch hunt?

Fear

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What caused the mass hysteria of witchcraft?

Puritan Fanatiscm

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What is a penitent Witch?

A witch who would admit to being one, apologize, and then rat out other witches

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How were witches treated in mainland Europe

cruelly tortured, 10s of thousands died, accused were burned.

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How were witches treated in England.

torture was rare, thousands died, accused were hung.

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How were witches treated in Salem.

torture was typical, 24 died; 19 hung, accused were hung.

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What is the difference between the Puritans and the Planters?

Planters were plantation owners, aristocratic, and elegant.

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Who was very literate and had strong beliefs in education?

Puritans

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What type of writing was done during this time period?

Mostly documentary works

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What was Puritan Fanaticism?

If you are not a person of God, you are a person of the Devil.

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Who wrote of out necessity and religion?

Puritans

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How do we know the literature of the time was sincere?

They had no reason to lie on records that they used.

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Why do we study colonial literature?

To understand the struggle of the people.

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What is an omniscient God?

An all knowing, all powerful God.

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