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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