Literature Flashcards

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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World Literature 2 Figurative Language

Simile A comparison using like or as. metaphor figure of speech comparing two different things. conceit A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects. synecdoche A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for […]

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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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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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medieval english literature

When (approx. years and work to work) Caedmon’s Hymn (end of 7th century) – Everyman (beginning of 16th century) more than 800 years long -1066-1487 What is left? 30.000 lines of Old english poetry (some just fragments of grater works) Most dates still unknown.. those we know are mostly guesses presentism the act of judging […]

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English literature – subject terminology

Alternate rhyme When every other line rhymes Prose Any writing that is not poetry Soliloquy a long speech made by a character in a play while no other characters are on stage. They speak with the audience to reveal thoughts Oxymoron A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a brief phrase. […]

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A Level English Literature; drama, terms for engaging audiences

Monolog A long speech in a play or story, delivered by a single person. Soliloquey A monologue usually revealing the actor’s inner feelings and delievered while alone on stage Social realism Emphasizes influence of social and economic conditions of an era on characters, events, and social institutions Dramatic climax point of greatest interest or intensity […]

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Analyzing Literature

puedo deducir i can infer una referencia a reference una tema a motif un patrón de repetición a pattern of repetition acotación stage direction aliteración alliteration argumento plot la iluminación enlightenment ironía irony modernismo modernism paralelismo parallelism vanguardismo avant-garde se refiere a it refers to connotación connotation insinuar to imply darse cuenta de to realise […]

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AH Unit 1 Three Worlds Meet

For what reason did the “first Americans” most likely migrate to the Americas? to search for food & shelter How did the ¨first Americans¨ most likely reach the Americas? crossing a land bridge between Siberia & Alaska Major advantages of complex societies: large labor force Which type of society built towns or villages but moved […]

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20.7.181001.ZerothLawFitB-CrishL

(page 1, para 1) If two bodies are each in ___ ___ with a third body, then they are in equilibrium with each other. thermal equilibrium (page 1, para 1) If a=c and b=c, then ___ must equal ___. a, b (page 1, para 2) All heat is of ___ ___ ___. the same kind […]

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English Literature Exam Study Guide~Epic Conventions

Invocation of the Muse Inspires a work Epic Simile An extended simile that is used typically in epic poetry to intensify the heroic stature of the subject Epic Question An overarching question to solve In Medias Res Beginning the story in the middle Epic Hero A character in an epic poem who is noble and […]

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IB English Literature: Drama – Tragedy Terminology

Exposition Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and conflict(s). The play’s Exposition conveys information that is relevant to understanding the plot such as setting, events that have already occurred, mood, and main characters. Complication Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts between various characters Climax Act III: peak of action […]

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AP English Literature and Composition Exam: Terms and Definitions

Apostrophe An address to someone not present, or to a personified object or idea Caricature A portrait that exaggerates a facet of personality Conceit Refers to a startiling or unusual metaphor Controlling image An image dominates and shapes an entire work Couplet A pair of lines that end in rhyme Diction The author’s choice of […]

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2018 English Literature GCSE Poetry Exposure

our ______ ache, in the _________ ____ east winds that _____ us… brains merciless iced knive _______ by silence, senturies _______, _______, _______ worried whisper curious nervous like __________ agonies of men among its ________ twitching brambles the __________ gunnery _______, far off, like a ____ rumour of some other war flickering rumbles dull ____ […]

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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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