World Literature Flashcards

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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World Literature 10 Final – Literature Questions

What are the 6 reasons we study literature? 1) To improve our reading ability 2) To develop discernment and judgment 3) To develop understanding and insight into the nature of man and society 4) To add points of contact for witnessing to unbelievers 5) To help us take dominion 6) To be more like Christ […]

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World Literature 1, Test 1, Ancient World

Hebrew, Greek, and Latin What languages does the Literature of our past come from? No Are the Hebrew, Greek, and Roman civilizations the beginning of the Mediterranean civilizations? Yes/No Rosetta Stone What is the key to the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs? 1799 When was the Rosetta Stone found? 196 B.C. When was the Rosetta Stone […]

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World Literature 1: Midterm Exam

Achaeans Term for the Greeks, along with Danaans and Argives. Menelaus King of Sparta; the younger brother of Agamemnon. Myrmidons The soldiers under Achilles’ command, hailing from Achilles’ homeland, Phthia. Patroclus Achilles’ beloved friend, companion, and advisor, killed by Hector. Diomedes The youngest of the Achaean commanders, bold and sometimes impetuous. Aeneas A Trojan nobleman, […]

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World Literature Final Exam: Vocab

Allegory a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Anachronistic an error made in literature. typically in period literature that in wrong cue to bad research. Antagonist Characters that challenge the protagonist Characterization qualities that make characters seem more realistic. Chivalric Romance popular […]

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World Literature 2

Country House Poem The best model is “To Penhurst” by Ben Johnson. A poem in which the author compliments a wealthy patron or a friend through a description of his country house. Describing from a distance Topographical Poem Though predicated on the description of a landscape or piece of scenery, topographical poetry often, at least […]

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World Literature Test

Good morning miss dove Frances gray patton Education our own work John todd A school facts Charles dickens The garden party Katherine Mansfield A poets plea for poetry Edwin markham How they brought the good news from Ghent to aix Robert browning The ballad of the harp weaver Edna st. Vincent Millay The highwayman Alfred […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE TEST 7

famous clergyman greatly influenced by William Law John Wesley John Weightman’s occupation banker “The Silver Mine” is set in the country of ___ Sweden Baard and his brother fought over what? a gold watch in “The Cobbler and the Rich Man,” what caused the cobbler to lose his song? riches burned down Ander’s barn his […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE TEST 3 (9 WEEKS EXAM)

Leiningen lived where? Brazil William Rose Benét is what nationality? American “The Erl-king” based on an old German legend, was written by who? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe William Strickland was guilty of what crime? murder Silas Marner lived in what town? Raveloe only thing the raven said to the narrator in “The Raven” nevermore wrote […]

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World Literature – The Ancient World

Confucius The Analects Lao Tze Tao te Ching Aristophanes The Frogs Aristophanes The Flies Aeschylus The Eumenides Sophocles Ajax Euripides Bacchae Euripides Hippolytus Aristotle The Poetics Aristotle The Rhetoric Aristotle The Nicomachean Ethics Homer The Odyssey Homer The Iliad Ennius The Annals (describing Roman history from the founding of Rome to his own time) Plautus […]

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World Lit. Exam 1

CTBC Alan Paton Kaffir Boy Mark Mathabane The Winner Barbara Kimenye Prayer to Masks Sir Leopold Senghor A Civil Peace Chinua Achebe The Danger of a Single Story Chimamanda Adiche In Detention Christopher van Wyk Dandelions Monica Cromhout The Hermit Alan Patom Biko Peter Gabriel His Day is Done Maya Angelou about nelson mandela HaPenny […]

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World Literature Quiz 17

Sophocles wrote “Antigone” Thebes city where “Antigone” is set Creon served as king for his nephews until they came of age Polyneices buried by his sister against the king’s orders Haemon engaged to Antigone Ismene sister of Antigone Teiresias blind prophet Eurydice killed herself after learning of her son’s death Oedipus father of Anitgone Haemon […]

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Theatre – World Literature

Gustav Freytag Surveyed to find common storytelling elements and developed a triangle Exposition What happens before the play begins and happens between scenes and off stage Climax Point of greatest dramatic tension Denoument The unwinding (gradual or not) of rising action complications Resolution How things are different for all characters in the end? Inciting Action […]

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World Literature Unit 5

Theme Central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpretation of the events (plot) and persons (characters) in the story from which we learn some truth of human experience Verbal Irony Saying the opposite of what is meant Dramatic Irony Contrasting what a character says and what a reader or audience knows to […]

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abeka authors to know world literature chapters 1-8

Charles Dickens A school of Facts Katherine Mansfield The Garden-Party Robert Browning How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix Edna St. Vincent Millay The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver Alfred Noyes The Highwayman Robert Frost The Death of the Hired Man Oliver Wendell Holmes The Wonderful “One-Hoss Shay” Edgar Allen Poe The Tell-Tale […]

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