Study Guide For Indiv Essay

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STUDY GUIDE FOR INDIVIDUALISM UNIT TEST

Know the following terms and background information/notes on these authors and topics: poetic terms diction (word choice) and syntax (sentence structure) epigram (a short, cleverly worded statement that reveals some wisdom about life)
Walt Whitman
Henry David Thoreau
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalism
Realism and Romanticism
You will have to complete short answer, fill in the blank, multiple choice and true/false items.

Be very familiar with these pieces of literature (and know their authors): Poems
“Killed at the Ford”
“Dulce Et Decorum Est”
“Think as I Think”
“Identity”
“The Road Not Taken”’
“Invictus”
“When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”
“O Me! O Life!” “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time”
“Nothing Gold Can Stay”
“Barter”
“Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now”
“Much madness is divinest sense”
“She rose to his requirement”
“The Lady’s Reward”
“Barbie Doll”
“what the mirror said”

Essays
Walden
“Self-Reliance”

Other Be familiar with these:
Dead Poets Society Just major concepts, which may be compared with
“The Last Lecture” ideas in the literature

You will have to complete short answer and fill in the blank, as well as multiple choice items. Application of concepts:
You will be given a poem and be expected to analyze it to show your understanding of a variety of concepts. basic paraphrase and summary identification of mood and tone analysis of poet’s diction and syntax any poetic/literary devices…