E7 L145 – Adventure of the Round Table

When time was gay, the village was an uproar in happiness, singing like the birds, for a holiday was here, Lancelot was here with it.  Also, present was a friend of the Knight’s by the name of Francis.  These two were talking in earnest, about crops, and swordsmanship, and sometimes political matters.  While talking over…

E7 L135 Review – Summary of The Taming of the Shrew

          Ove the past four days, I have been reading a play called The Taming of The Shrew by William Shakespeare.  The play is about a parent who has a beautiful young daughter and a shrewd, sharp-tongued, rude older daughter.  He must marry off his older daughter before the younger one, and has a big…

H7 L130 review – Plymouth Colony

Day before yesterday, I learned about the second English colony in America; how it was founded, the major people, Indian interaction, and then their eventual settling of neighboring areas.  Plymouth was the second colony in America, about the same time as Jamestown. The idea of a puritan colony was formed after the Puritans had to…

H7 L125 Review – Queen Elizabeth I

              From about the death of Edward Tudor, England was declining in power from the civil unrest between factions of religion and who would be king.  However, after Mary’s death, the Elizabethan Era was born when Elizabeth I stepped up to the throne in the year 1559 AD.  The peace in England lasted for…

English 7 L130 – Thomas Sawyer’s Vocabulary Examples

          In the past week I have studied many different ways of expressing thoughts, including some very interesting ways, like soliloquy, personification, and Imagery.  Each of these words represent a set of things that help the reader better understand what is going on in the book.    Personification is giving an inanimate object, like a…

H7 W24 Review – Henry IIX and Edward VI

                      In the last to days of this week, I have learned bout the two English kings Henry IIX and Edward VI.  Henry IIX was the King of Six Wives; Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr.  Edward VI was a protestant king who was…