symbol for Stalin
author of Animal Farm
capitalists who own the means of production
an extended narrative in which characters, events, and settings represent abstract qualities and in which the writer intends a second meaning to be read beneath the surface of the story;. Examples: , Orwell's Animal Farm (Russian Revolution), and Arthur Miller's Crucible ("Red Scare")
Writing that ridicules or makes fun of people's mistakes, shortcomings, or weaknesses. Satire is often used to raise questions about social change, a current trend, or political descisions. Satire employs irony.
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term
one who sees the world the way it should be, rather than the way it is
the opposite of what is expected
an economic system based on private property and free enterprise
the working class
symbol of propaganda
making complicated issues or problems seem overly simple or easy to solve
Czar Nicholas II
Gilgamesh's call to adventure
death of Enkidu
offers Odysseus immortality
messenger of the gods
one-eyed giant and Poseidon's son
god of sea and earthquakes
sea monster with six heads
enchantress of the sea who lures sailor with songs
supreme of god of Olympus
Greeks believe fate is
Cause of Trojan war
capture of Helen
mystery, chaos, insanity
wisdom or enlightenment
passion, violence, love
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