Which Roman writer recorded history?
Which Roman author wrote odes?
A complex songlike poem on a serious subject
Which Roman author wrote lyric poems?
question posed without expectation of an answer
Who authored the "Golden Mean"?
Translate into Latin: seize the day
Who authored "Lesbia Says She'ld Rather Marry Me" and "If Ever Anyone Anywhere"?
Songlike poetry that expresses deep emotions and thoughts.
Nero blames this group for the burning of Rome.
"I hate and I love" is an example of what literary element?
"The Burning of Rome"
Identify the title of the work of this passage: "for rumor had got abroad that at the moment when the city was in flames Nero had mounted upon a stage in his own house, and by way of likening modern calamities to ancient, had sung the tale of the sack of Troy"
Identify the author of the preceding passage: "I hate and I love. And if you ask me how, I do not know: I only feel it, and I'm torn in two."
"The Golden Mean"
Identify the title of the work of this passage: "If hindrances obstruct thy way, / Thy Magnanimity display, / And let thy strength be seen; / But Oh! If fortune fill thy sail / With more than a propitious gale, / Take half thy canvas in."
Who authored "Carpe Diem"?
Author's attitude toward her/his subject.
A reference to a well known work of art, person, literary work, musical composition.
A contradictory statement that actually presents a truth.
A direct comparison between two dissimilar objects.
Identify the literary device: "How much you loved her! More than any man / Can ever love."
Medium in amount or intensity or quality.
Identify the literary device: "I hate and I love. And if you ask me how, / I do not know: I only feel it, and I'm torn in two."
Lesbia . . . AKA
Identify the literary device: "Feels not the wants that pinch the poor, / Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door."
moderation . . . AKA
They wore heavy helmets, fought barefoot, and ate a diet rich in vegetables and grains.
insight into life revealed through a literary work
giving a nonhuman subject human characteristics
when one is prejudice; presenting only one side in a situation