Renaissance/Romantic Period: Do either, neither, or both emphasize on the inner workings of the individual?
Renaissance: Don Quixote: insance
Romantic: Confessions: internal
Were Cervantes, Voltaire, and Rousseau all Italian?
No, Cervantes was spanish, Voltaire and Roussea were French.
Petrarch's Sonnet's, Cervantes' Don Quixote
Wu Cheng En's Monkey, Voltaire's Candide
Rousseau's Confessions, Blake
Flaubert's A Simple Heart
20th Century/Post-Colonialism Writers
Achebe's Things Fall Apart
Which author's used writings for their own personal or political agenda?
Rousseau, Voltaire, Dante
In Things Fall Apart, is Okonkwo one-dimensional?
No, he's complex.
Does Okonkwo represent pre-colonial Igbo society?
Which time period is A Simple Heart associated with?
Felicite is worth being...
mocked, pitied, and admired.
When was Things Fall Apart written?
1958, but it's about the 1890's
Is Don Quixote an outright rejection of idealism?
Does Rousseau justify his actions?
Yes, and it was a new approach to an autobiography.
What is the likely reason that Blake wrote two poems called The Chimney Sweeper?
Two points of view.
Who/What are Petrarch's Sonnet's about?
Laura, they represented an unobtainable love and she represented a spiritual aspiration and his earthly desires.
What character lives in the story?
The imitation of either formal or thematic elements of one work in another for humorous purposes
A figure of speech in which two contradictory words or phrases are combined to produce a rhetorical effect by means of a concise paradox
A dryly humorous or lightly sarcastic figure of speech in which the literal meaning of a word or statement is the opposite of that intended
Things Fall Apart interposes Western linguistic forms and literary traditions with Igbo words and phrases, proverbs, fables, tales, and other elements of African oral and communal storytelling tradtions in order to record and preserve African oral traditions as well as to subvert the colonialists language and culture.
Village of LaMancha
"If you pierce the curtain of water and come back you would return a king"
Author portrays himself
Things Fall Apart
Is the purpose of World Lit to avoid the danger or a single story?
"It is the education which gives man/woman a clear conscious view of his own opinions and judgments, a truth in developing them, an eloquence in expressing them, and a force in urging them"
Cardinal John Henry Newman