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Spring 2012  Semester  Exam  Review     English  II  -­‐  Liu     Exam  Date  and  Location:  Friday,  May  25,  2012,  8:30-­‐10:30  am,  in  the  Metro  Gym  and  BCSL  for  all   classes     Please  Note:  You  will  have  to  stay  at  the  testing  site  for  1  hour  and  45  minutes.  Please  do  not  bring   your  cell  phone.     Your  final  will  consist  of  about  135-­‐165  multiple-­‐choice  questions.       I.  Antigone  (30-­‐40  questions)   Questions  over  basic  plot  elements  and  characters  (including  quote  ID)  (Ismene,  Antigone,   Teiresias,  Creon,  Polyneices,  Eteocles,  the  Sentry,  Haemon,  Eurydice,  Oedipus),  themes  and  motifs,   chorus,  stichomythic  dialogue,  irony  (verbal,  dramatic,  and  situational),  tragedy  and  tragic  hero   (Aristotle,  hamartia,  anagnorisis,  peripetia,  hubris,  pity  and  fear,  catharsis);  a  reading  passage  with   detailed  questions.     II.    Julius  Caesar  (30-­‐40  questions)   Detailed  multiple  choice  on  major  points  of  plot  and  some  of  the  more  major  quotes,  including  a  few   questions  over  Acts  IV  and  V  (so  look  at  the  summary  sheet  I  gave  you);  a  reading  passage  with   detailed  questions;  the  best  preparation  for  this  is  to  look  over  the  test,  review  sheet  and  quote   packet.     III.    SAT  Vocabulary  (25-­‐30  questions)   Sentence  completion,  synonym  and  antonym  questions  taken  from  Units  7-­‐9  of  Vocabulary   Workshop     IV.    Grammar  (25-­‐35  questions)   You  will  need  to  be  able  to  identify  appositives  and  appositive  phrases  within  sentences.  You  will  be   tested  over  subject-­‐verb  agreement  also.  In  addition,  writing  focus  issues  such  as  commas,   fragments  vs.  run-­‐ons,  homophones,  use  of  personal  pronouns  and  capitalization  will  be  tested.       V.    Research  (15-­‐20  questions)   MLA  paper  format,  thesis  statements,  notetaking  (summarizing,  paraphrasing  and  quoting),  source   cards,  research  incorporation,  topic  outlining,  and  Works  Cited  format     Literary  Elements  to  Know     allusion     imagery   character  foil     irony   characterization     metaphor   climax   motif   conflict   plot  structure   dramatic  irony       puns   epiphany   simile   foreshadowing   theme   hyperbole              


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