World Literature

Abeka World Literature Quiz 24

Apollyon the “foul friend” Christian saw coming over the field to meet him he had no armor for his back why did Christian decide to face the fiend rather than flee? turn back when Christian came to the second valley, what did the men advise him to do? a voice reciting Scripture what did Christian […]

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World Literature Unit 3

What are the dates for the European Renaissance? 1500-1650 What is the meaning of the word Renaissance? renew Where did the Renaissance begin? Italy What was the primary impact of the Renaissance in England? In Italy? England: literature Italy: visual arts What is the definition of an allusion? implied references What language did every “cultivated” […]

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World Literature (Fourth Edition) A Beka

Theme of Work View the ability to work as a blessing Much afraid’s defects Crooked face; And Crippled legs What did Jimmy Valentine change his name to Ralph Spencer What are the 3 words of strength Faith, Love, Hope What does excelsior mean Still higher Where is Nathaniel Hawthorn from Salem, Massachusetts Which poet is […]

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Masterpieces of World Literature Exam 1

Bengal Renaissance Movement that sought to restore/maintain traditional Indian cultural values while accepting certain aspects of Western culture. Associated with a growing national consciousness that lead to a throwing off of colonial rule. Debendranath Tagore (Rabindranath’s father) Leader of the Brahmo Samaj. Sought to produce the “universal human spirit” Brahmo Samaj Hindu social reform group […]

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World Literature Vocabulary Unit 4

affiliated associated, connected I am very closely affiliated to the organization because my mom is the president of the company that runs it. ascertain determine It was difficult to ascertain the correct answer to the test question because the directions were very unclear. attainment achievement If you do not do any practice problems, it will […]

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Honors World Literature: Glossary Terms

Allegory A story in which ideas are represented or personified as actions, people, or things. Alliteration The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds through a sequence of words. Allusion To make reference, either implied or stated, to the Bible, mythology, literature, art, music, or history that relies on the reader’s familiarity with the alluded-to work […]

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World Literature p. 26-32 readings

What is a mythic hero? Remarkable birth or childhood. Offspring of God + human being so possess qualities of immortals and mortals What is a folktale hero? Ordinary person but exceptionally kind, clever, or resourceful. What is a quest? Journey taken in search of a person or object of great value. What is Theseus background? […]

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World Literature A-C Vocab Quiz

Abandon total lack of inhibition Abase to humble, to disagree Abate to decrease, to reduce Abbreviate to make shorter Abdicate to give up position, right, or power Baleful harmful, with evil intentions Balk to stop short and refuse to go on Ballast a structure to help stabilize or steady Banal Trite, overly common Bypass avoid […]

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a beka world literature unit 1-2 test review

short story an imaginative prose narrative written to five the reader entertainment and insight. it is designed to produce a single impression or effect and is short enough to be read in one sitting plot what happens in the story theme what it means setting the time, place, and general background tone/mood the attitude or […]

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World Literature Unit 1

Give 3 reasons for studying Literature. 1. We are caretakers of God’s creation Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it. ” Everything is God’s even literature. 2. It helps us learn about others. Allows readers to understand others. “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 3. Brings us pleasure. Eccelesiastes 3:1 “There is […]

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English literature exam

What are the three aspects of setting in miss hinch? Old times Subway Child labor jobs What is the atmosphere of top man and what ways does it enhance the conflicts? Anticipation and don’t know what will happen Do you think the lions paw could be propaganda too? Yes both cause it persuades you cause […]

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Capitulo 6

¿De adónde origina la patata? De peru ¿Dónde usaron la patata por la primera vez en España? En un hospital sevillano (el siglo 16) ¿Cuánto mide La Giralda? 104 metros ¿Dónde es La Giralda? Sevilla (Fue construida por los musulmanes) Ejemplos de arquitectura romana acueducto de Segovia, el Teatro Romano de Mérida, y el puente […]

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Short Story: "Civil Peace" by Chinua Achebe Practice and Quiz

Read the selection below from “Civil Peace” by Chinua Achebe and answer the question that follows. “My frien,” said he at long last, “we don try our best for call dem but I tink say dem all done sleep-o . . . So wetin we go do now? Sometaim you wan call soja? Or you […]

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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 7 Study Guide

Robinson Crusoe What was the first novel to gain worldwide recognition? Jonathan Swift Who is known for being the greatest English prose satirist? John Dryden Who is known as the Father of Modern Literary Criticism Journalism The two greatest literary forms during the eighteenth century were the novel and… Daniel Defoe Who laid the foundation […]

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English: Literary Movements

Victorian era (c. 1832-1901)The period of British history when Queen _______ruled; it includes the entire second half of the nineteenth century, a time when Britain was the most powerful nation in the world. The __________period was known for a rather stern morality. It was also marked by a general earnestness about life and by a […]

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WJEC/Eduqas English Literature GCSE Poetry Anthology

The Manhunt – Quotes – “After the first phase, / after passionate nights and intimate days, // only then would he let me trace”: ‘only then’ repeated – “blown hinge of his lower jaw” – “the parachute silk of his punctured lung” – “feel the hurt / of his grazed heart” – “sweating, unexploded mine […]

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English Literature CLEP

heroic couple a rhyming pair of iambic-pentameter lines, first used extensively in English by Chaucer and later developed as a syntactically complete unit, esp. by Dryden and Pope (Ex.: “In every work regard the writer’s end, Since none can compass more than they intend”) terza rima -(tert′sə rē′mə) a verse form of Italian origin, made […]

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English Literature Quiz 6

Duncan the king of Scotland at the beginning of the play Sleepwalking is the action showing Lady Macbeth guilty Daggers are in men’s smiles according to Donalbain Lady Macbeth said,” Look like th’ innocent flower,/But be the serpent under ‘t” the Globe was the name of the first theater in which the actors owned shares. […]

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English Literature- Christmas Carol

Which of the spirits does not speak to Scrooge? The ghost of christmas yet to come. What is Jacob Marley forced to drag about as a result of his sinful life? Heavy chains forged from ledgers and lockboxes. Why does Scrooge like darkness? It is cheap. Who is in the grave in Stave Four? Ebonezer […]

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AP English Lit Critical Perspectives

Formalist The standard way of analyzing things. Emphasis on the form of a literary work to determine its meaning, focusing on literary elements (plot, character, setting, diction, imagery, structure, pov). Sociological Analyzing from a view of society at the time, focusing on the the values of a society and how those values are reflected, particularly […]

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English Literature GCSE ‘Love and relationships’ anthology key quotes

When We Two Parted “They name thee before me, a knell in my ear” Love’s Philosophy “See the mountains kiss high heaven” Porphyria’s Lover “That moment she was mine, mine, fair, Perfectly pure and good” Sonnet 29 “I think of thee! – my thoughts do twine and bud about thee” Neutral Tones “The smile on […]

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