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A Beka World Literature Final Exam

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Sophocles
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Antigone was written by __________________?
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Antony
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Who ran in a footrace during the festival of the Lupercal?
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Apollyon
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Who said, “I am an enemy to this Prince; I hate His person, His laws, and people”?
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Sherlock Holmes
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Which famous detective is in “The Red-headed League”?
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Thisbe
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Pyramus loved a girl named _______________?
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Goethe
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“The Erl-king” was written by _______________?
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England
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Robert Browning was from _______________?
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Russian
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Leo Tolstoy is of what nationality?
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Parallelism
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Hebrew poetry relies, not on rhymne, but on _______________?
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Blank Verse
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Another name for unrhymed iambic pentameter is _______________?
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7
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How many metrical feet are in heptameter?
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Theme
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The Central Idea
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Mark Antony
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Who was described as “he is given to sports, to wildness, and much company”?
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Satire
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Ridicule of human folly or vice.
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Rhythm
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Regular recurrence of sound
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Paradox
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Truth expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
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Couplet
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Two Rhyming lines
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Godfrey Cass
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Who was described as “the eldest, a fine open-faced good-natured young man who was come into the land some day”?
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Alliteration
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Initial consonant or vowel sounds are the same
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Climax
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Point of highest intensity
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Euphony
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Soft, smooth, pleasant sounds
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Personification
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Human qualities given to inanimate objects
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Robert Frost
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Author of “The Road Not Taken”?
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Author of “The Great Stone Face”
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
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Author of Silas Marner?
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John Bunyan
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Author of Pilgrim’s Progress?
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Edgar Allen Poe
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Author of “The Tell-Tale Heart”
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Katherine Mansfield
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Author of “The Garden-Party”
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Penelope
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Who said, “I used to keep working at my great web all day long, but at night would unpick the stitches. . . . I fooled them in this way for three years”?
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Robert Browning
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Author of “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”
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China
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Pearl Buck’s parents were missionaries to what country?
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Captain Ahab
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Who said, “Aye,aye! it was that accursed white whale that razed me; made a poor pegging lubber of me for ever and a day”?
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Jack London
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Author of Call of the Wild?
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Pacific
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The Kon-Tiki traveled on what ocean?
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John Milton
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Author of Paradise Lost?
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Leo Tolstoy
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Author of “What Men Live By”?
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Brutus
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Who was described as “the noblest Roman of them all?
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Dante
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Author of “The Entrance to Hell”?
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John Foxe
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Author of The Book of Martyrs?
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Comedy
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What is a light, humorous play that ends happily?
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John & Charles Wesley
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William Law greatly influenced what famous brothers?
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Cassius
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Who was described as “you yourself are much condemned to have an itching palm”?
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Sahara Desert
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery was lost where?
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Caesar
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Who said, ” Et tu, Brute?”
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Aristotle
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Who was Alexander the Great’s teacher?
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The Globe
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What was the name of Shakespeare’s theater?
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Rene Descartes
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Who said, “I think therefore I am”?
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The Greeks
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What group of people built the wooden horse?
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Icarus
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Who was described as “And the boy. . . left his father, Soared higher, . . . the wax that held the wings melted”?
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False
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True or False: A tower is a symbol used in the Republic?
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English
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John Wycliffe translated the Bible into which language?
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Carthage
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Queen Dido was queen of ___________________?
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Miguel de Cervantes
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Who wrote Don Quixote?
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Aaron Winthrop
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Whom did Eppy Marner marry?
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Oedipus
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Who was Antigone’s father?
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March 15
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When was Julius Caesar assassinated?
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Chivalry
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Don Quixote definitely believed in __________________?
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John Bunyan
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Who wrote Pilgrim’s Progress?
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Dog
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What kind of an animal was Argos?
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Robert Frost
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Who wrote “The Death of the Hired Man”?
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Eppie Marner
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Who was described as “a blonde dimpled girl of eighteen who was vainly tried to chastise her curly auburn hair”?
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Alexander
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Who said, “Boys, my Father will get everything before we can and leave nothing big and brilliant for me, to show what we can do”?
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Pagan Religion
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Paul condemned the greeks because of their ______________________?
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Plato
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Who wrote “The Republic”?
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Spanish
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Cervantes was a(n) ____________________ author.
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Thebes
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In which city does Antigone take place?
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Portia
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Who was Brutus’s wife?
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Rene Descartes
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Who wrote Discourse on Method?
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Moby Dick
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Captain Ahab is a character in which novel?
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Noah
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The story of Utnapishtim is similar to the real story of ____________________?
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Priam
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Hector’s father was _____________________?
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Lochinvar
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Sir Walter Scott wrote _________________________________?
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Athens
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In which city is Mars’ Hill located?
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Odyssey
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Homer wrote the Iliad and __________________?
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The Roman Church
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What dominated all areas of life in Europe in the Middle Ages?
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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“Excelsior” was written by ______________________?
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Cassius
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Who persuaded Brutus to join the conspiracy against Caesar?
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1564
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In what year was Shakespeare born?
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20 years
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How long was Odysseus away from his home?
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Beatrice
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Who symbolized divine revelation in the Divine Comedy?
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Nancy Lammeter
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Who was described as “as for her own person, it gave the same idea of perfect unvarying neatness as the body of a little bird”?
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Gilgamesh
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Who said, “How can I rest, how can I be at peace? despair is in my heart. What my brother is now, that shall I be when I am dead”?