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Transcendentalism


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MLK Historical Context

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Transcendentalism

MLK Rhetoric

Word of the Day

SAT Preparation

Transcendentalism

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King was the leader of this group.


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What is the SCLC?

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What is confrontation?

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What is Easter?

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This famous civil rights activist and Presidential cabinet member called Project C “ill-timed.”


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Who is Robert F. Kennedy?

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King was arrested on this Catholic holy day. member called Project C “ill-timed.”


1 - 100 member called Project C “ill-timed.”

What is Good Friday?

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In one of his essays, Emerson cites famous thinkers like Jesus and Martin Luther, thereby employing this Greek rhetorical device.

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1 - 100 Jesus and Martin Luther, thereby employing this Greek rhetorical device.

What is ethos?

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When Whitman repeats the phrase “When I” to begin successive clauses, he is employing this literary device.


1 - 100 successive clauses, he is employing this literary device.

What is anaphora?

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When Thoreau describes the standing army as a “standing arm” of the government, he is employing this literary device.


1 - 100 arm” of the government, he is employing this literary device.

What is metaphor?

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Transcendentalism was popular during this century. arm” of the government, he is employing this literary device.


1 - 100 arm” of the government, he is employing this literary device.

What is the 19th century (or the 1800s)?

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Transcendentalism is an American outgrowth of this European movement that you learned about last year.


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What is Romanticism?

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What is Concord?

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1 - 100 poems, with this title.

What is Leaves of Grass?

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Ralph Waldo Emerson celebrated the common man with essays like this one, one of his most famous works.


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What is “Self-Reliance”?

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What is “When I Heard the after hearing a college lecture.Learn’d Astronomer?

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What is Harvard?

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When King asks, “Why direct action? Why sit-ins?” he is employing this rhetorical device (besides anaphora).

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1 - 100 employing this rhetorical device (besides anaphora).

What is rhetorical question?

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When King utilizes logic to explain that it was “illegal” to aid and comfort Jews in Hitler’s Germany, he is employing this rhetorical device.


1 - 100 “illegal” to aid and comfort Jews in Hitler’s Germany, he is employing this rhetorical device.

What is logos?

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When King talks about the sadness he felt when he couldn’t take his daughter to Funtown, he is employing this rhetorical device.


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What is pathos?

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When King references Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address by using the phrase “Five score,” he is employing this rhetorical device.


1 - 100 the phrase “Five score,” he is employing this rhetorical device.

What is allusion?

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When King mentions “a promissory note,” “a bad check,” and “the bank of justice,” he is establishing this, a recurrent metaphor.


1 - 100 check,” and “the bank of justice,” he is establishing this, a recurrent metaphor.

What is a motif?

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1 - 100 check,” and “the bank of justice,” he is establishing this, a recurrent metaphor.

My mom once told me I had a “unique” face – a nice way of saying I was ugly.


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What is a euphemism?

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Jade complained that driver’s check,” and “the bank of justice,” he is establishing this, a recurrent metaphor.ed was this, as it only sought to teach her lessons.


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What is didactic?

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Now that you are teenagers, you have this type of independence, more so than when you were younger.


1 - 100 independence, more so than when you were younger.

What is autonomy?

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This word for “clear, easily understood” actually comes from the Spanish word for “lights.”


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What is lucid?

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When Cassie brought me the apple, I accused her of being this – a suck-up – but I ate the apple anyways.


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What is a sycophant?

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Pam Cruise and Jim Braswell, (A) this – a suck-up – but I ate the apple anyways.neither of (B)whom takes the bus to work, (C)is secretly plotting (D)to take over the world. (E)No error.

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C. is

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Everyone (A) this – a suck-up – but I ate the apple anyways.on the softball team (B)who came up to bat squinted (C)at the pitcher in order to keep the sun’s glaring rays out of (D)their eyes. (E)No error.


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D. their

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The director (A) this – a suck-up – but I ate the apple anyways.told the star of the production that (B)he was making far too much money (C)to tolerate such nasty (D)treatment from the producer. (E)No error.


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B. he

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D. imaginative…creative

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  • The scientific community was ____________ when a living specimen of the coelacanth, which ichthyologists had feared was ____________, was discovered by deep-sea fishermen.

    • a. perplexed…common

    • b. overjoyed…dangerous

    • c. unconcerned…exterminated

    • d. astounded…extinct

    • e. dismayed…alive


1 - 100 specimen of the coelacanth, which ichthyologists had feared was ____________, was discovered by deep-sea fishermen.

d. astounded…extinct

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Final specimen of the coelacanth, which ichthyologists had feared was ____________, was discovered by deep-sea fishermen.

Jeopardy


When Thoreau said “That government is best which governs least,” he called government at best this, suggesting is was merely a means to an end.


What is least,” he called government at best this, suggesting is was merely a means to an end.an expedient?


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