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World Literature 10 Final – Literature Questions

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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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What are the 6 reasons we study literature?
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1) Mimetic – considers the reality 2) Didactic – considers the lessons taught 3) Aesthetic – considers the technical merits of the work 4) Scriptural – considers the work in light of God’s word
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What are the 4 standards to evaluate literature and their definitions?
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1) Profanity or Blasphemy 2) Scatological Realism – Bodily functions 3) Erotic Realism – Sex 4) Lurid Violence – Extreme violence
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What are 4 types of objectionable elements?
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1) Is it gratuitous? What is its purpose for being there? 2) Is it explicit? Does it go too far? 3) What is the moral tone? How does the author view it?
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What are 3 questions to ask about elements and their meanings?
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Novel, Legends, Short Stories, Poetry and Drama
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What are 5 fiction things?
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Biographies, Essays, Fables, Reports/Articles, Narratives, Interviews and Journals
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What are 7 nonfiction things?
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1) Exposition 2) Rising action with points of conflict 3) Climax/crisis 4) Falling action 5) Denouement or resolution
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What are the 5 points of a plot?
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1) Man vs. Man 2) Man vs. Nature 3) Man vs. God
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What are the 3 types of conflict?
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1) Protagonist vs. antagonist 2) Foil 3) Major vs. minor 4) Dynamic vs. static
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What are the 4 points of characters?
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By what they say By what they do By what others say about them
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How do we know characters?
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Painted by Rembrandt Painted during the Baroque period Painted in Z pattern Painted with a bold use of light and dark
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What are 4 facts about the “Sacrifice of Isaac”?
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A mosaic
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What is the “Feeding of the 5000”?
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Stained glass
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What is the “Crucifixion of Christ”?
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A shield
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What was “David and Goliath” painted on?
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Painted by Duerer It is an engraving or a carved picture
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What are 2 facts about “Prodigal Son”?
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Painted by Rubens It is an oil painting
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What are 2 facts about “Daniel in the Lions’ Den”?
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Rembrandt
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Who painted “Blessing of Joseph”?
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van Gogh
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Who painted “The Good Samaritan”?
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Edwin Markham
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Who wrote “A Poet’s Plea of Poetry”?
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Robert Browning
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Who wrote “How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix”?
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Edna St. Vincent Millay is the author We have to be willing to suspend our disbelief
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What are 2 facts about “The Ballad of the Harp-weaver”?
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Robert Frost
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Who wrote “The Death of the Hired Man”?
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Painted by Castelfranco Excellent example of the use of perspective
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What are 2 facts about “The Adoration of the Shepherds”?
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Holmes
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Who wrote “The Deacon’s Masterpiece”?
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What happens in the story
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What is a plot?
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The Introduction It reveals the setting and the characters
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What is the exposition?
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the turning point when the main character has to take action or make a decision
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What is climax?
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the conclusion when the conflict is resolved
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What is Denouement?
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Poe
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Who wrote “The Tell-Tale Heart”?
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Sayers
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Who wrote “The Inspiration of Mr. Budd”?
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Benét
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Who wrote “the Skater of Ghost Lake”?
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El Greco
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Who painted “View of Toledo”?
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Stubbs
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Who painted “Horse Attacked by a Lion”?
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Maupassant
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Who wrote “An Uncomfortable Bed”?
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von Goethe
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Who wrote “The Erl-King”?
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Walter de la Mare
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Who wrote “The Listeners”?
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Vermeer
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Who painted “Young Woman with a Water Pitcher”?
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Monet It is a series painted at 4 different times of the day
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Who painted the Cathedral at Rouen and how is it painted?
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Emily Dickinson
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Who wrote “I Like to See it Lap the Miles” and “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves”?
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Corot
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Who painted “Summer Morning”?
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Morley
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Who wrote “Smells”?
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Robert Browning
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Who wrote “Meeting at Night”?
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson Symbolism Poem
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Who wrote “The Deserted House” and what type of poem is it?
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Constable
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Who painted the “Hay-Wain”?
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Jiménez
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Who wrote “Platero and I”?
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Van Doren It uses hyperbole
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Who wrote “The Story-Teller” and what does it use?
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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Who wrote “The Oak”?
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Heine
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Who wrote “A Lonely Pine Is Standing”?
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Monet
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Who painted “Woman with a Parasol”?
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Hesse Religion
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Who wrote “Alone” and what is it about?
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Robert Frost
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Who wrote “The Road Not Taken”?
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Yeats Apostrophe
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Who wrote “The Folly of Being Comforted” and what does it use?
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Coleridge
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Who wrote “After St. Augustine”?
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Schiller Hope, faith and love
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Who wrote “Three Words of Strength” and what are the 3 words?
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Longfellow
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Who wrote “Excelsior”?
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Hawthorne
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Who wrote “The Great Stone Face”?
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Chardin
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Who painted “Saying Grace”?
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Herbert
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Who wrote “The Elixir”?
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O. Henry
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Who wrote “A Retrieved Reformation”?
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Worthington
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Who wrote “My Father’s Hands”?
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Homer
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Who painted “The Gulf Stream”?
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Oxenham
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Who wrote “The Ways”?
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Robert Browning
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Who wrote “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”?
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Opposite
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What is contrast?
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restating a fact
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What is statement restatement