Fall Final Exam Information Students will be tested over:
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Everyman Dr. Faustus
Stories and poems (from literature textbook unless otherwise noted):
THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD (449-1066) Beowulf: “The Coming of Grendel” “The Coming of Beowulf” “Unferth’s Taunt” “The Battle with Grendel” “The Burning of Beowulf’s Body” “The Wanderer”—Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Poet “Riddles”—Anonymous "Caedmon's Hymn"—Bede "The Dream of the Rood"
THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD (1066-1485) “The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales”—Chaucer “The Pardoner’s Tale”—Chaucer "The Wife of Bath's Tale"—Chaucer "The Nuns' Priest's Tale"--Chaucer “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”—Anonymous “Le Morte Darthur”—Malory "Lanval"
Sonnets: Wyatt, Shakespeare
Students must know: works and authors; literary period, major developments in the growth of the English language, and basic historical information regarding text and/or author's life; poetic and literary devices; Grammar and Vocabulary will not be covered on the final exam; however, students will be expected to formulate their essays and short answers in paragraph form (refer to LBH).
Format: 1. Short answer/identification 2. Analysis (students may be given a poem or section of a poem to explicate) 3. Essay (topic will ask students to discuss a theme or idea relating to two or more of the major works or movements studied this semester)
Weight: 20% of Semester Average
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