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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 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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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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World Literature 2 Authors

Moliere Book-Tartuffe Characters: Tartuffe, Orgon, Madame Pernelle, Damis, Cleante, Dorine, and Mariane. Literary Period-Enlightenment 1650-1800 Voltaire Book-Candide Characters: Candide, Pangloss, Martin, Cunengonde, Cacambo, Old Woman, Paquette. Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 Sor Juana Poetry- Philosophical Satire, Poem 145, Poem 164 Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 Percy Bysshe Shelley Poetry- England in 1819 Book- A Defense of Poetry […]

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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 Lit. – Appendix Quiz Q

Why were the men stranded in the desert? their plane crashed What did the men do one night to attract attention? built a bonfire from plane parts After walking several days, what did the men hear? a cock crowing In what city did the men spend the night? Cairo According to “There Is a Tide,” […]

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Abeka World Literature Test 7

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

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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 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 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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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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World Literature- Exam 2: Sandefur (Kennesaw State University)

Sunjata is an oral epic that is set in: Africa The blending of different cultures and traditions is called: Tapestry Sunjata blends these 3 genres: Epic poem, praise poetry (hyperbole), & song Sunjata emphasises this religion, which became the religion of the ruling classes in different empires Islam Sunjata is the central story to which […]

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Abeka World Literature Quiz 20

33 when he was assassinated, Caesae was said to have received ____ wounds Lepidus Antony, Octavius, and _____ are the triumvars who fight against the conspirators Portia Brutus’s wife ____ kills herself because of Brutus’s absence and the growing strength of Octavius and Mark Antony Titinius Cassius sends ____ to check the identity of troops […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE APPENDIX QUIZ B

“____ is the place where, when you have to go there, they have take you in.” Home what is the name of the hired man? Silas what is the name of Warren’s wife? Mary according to Warren, what is the one accomplishment of the hired man? bundling a load of hay what did Warren’s wife […]

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Abeka World Literature (10th grade) Appendix Quiz H

Conan Doyle Who is the author who created Sherlock Holmes? Jabez Wilson Who is Holmes client? The encyclopedia What did Holmes client copy? For about 8 weeks How long did the red-headed league continue in operation? Digging a tunnel What was John Clay doing in his employers basement?

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE QUIZ 18

at the beginning of the play, what are the people of Rome celebrating? Lupercal what does Mark Antony offer Caesar at the feast? crown Caesar’s wife Calpurnia first approaches Brutus about joining the conspirators Cassius conspirators chosen to lead Caesar to the senate-house Decius Brutus T/F Brutus hates Caesar F T/F Portia is the wife […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE APPENDIX QUIZ A

what subject did Miss Dove teach? geography what did Thomas Baker ask his brother Randy to give to Miss Dove? a kiss according to Miss Dove, the first duty of a teacher is to preserve what? order what was the name of the school? Cedar Grove what world event was scattering the children Miss Dove […]

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LIT 101 – World Literature

Litera Greek word for the ability to read and write What is literature – expressed in written and oral form – the conceptualization of language – a creative expression Types of creative expression – fiction – imagination – appeals to human senses – seeing the gaps – reading between the lines – from human experiences […]

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World Literature Test #2

Confessions Rousseau Prose Ode on Intimations of Immorality Wordsworth Poetry Ulysses Tennyson Poetry My Last Dutchess Browning Poetry Faust Goethe Poetry Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass Fredrick Douglass Prose Glow Worm Scatters Flashes through the Moss My Little Book Mild was the Air Some Plants don’t Speak Feet of Spring are on the […]

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A Beka World Literature Final Exam

Sophocles Antigone was written by __________________? Antony Who ran in a footrace during the festival of the Lupercal? Apollyon Who said, “I am an enemy to this Prince; I hate His person, His laws, and people”? Sherlock Holmes Which famous detective is in “The Red-headed League”? Thisbe Pyramus loved a girl named _______________? Goethe “The […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE QUIZ 16

wrote the ~Odyssey~ Homer how long did the Trojan War last? ten years how many ears was Odysseys away from home? twenty Odysseus’s dog Argos Odysseus’s wife postponed choosing a ____ for over three years by undoing her needlework each night suitor Odysseus’s wife is convinced of Odysseus’s true identity because of his knowledge of […]

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