Abeka 10th Grade World Literature Units 9-12 Review
This set covers Abeka 10th Grade World Literature Units 9-12 (pages 233-398). It designed to assist the student in preparing for the nine-week exam over the material.
Terms in this set (90)
a form of literature written in prose or poetry or a combination of the two which relies on action to portray life or character
written instructions designed to aid in producing the play and helping the reader visualize the settings of scenes by giving details of time and place, as well as character movements
speech by one character
speech between two or more characters
actual movements and speech of characters and the pattern of events in the story
the persons who perform the action
hero of a play
the protagonist's enemy
something that interrupts a static situation, often in the form of a new character
play dealing with the serious, sad, and catastrophic aspects of life
a play that ends happily
place in a Greek theater where the audience sat
the stage of a Greek theater
area in a Greek theater for changing costumes and housing scenery
a group of dancers and singers used to comment on the action of a play
an exceptional character who undergoes a significant moral struggle which ends disastrously
a weakness or defect which, along with fate, helps to bring about the downfall of the tragic hero
author of Antigone
king of Thebes in
Creon's son who is engaged to Antigone
blind prophet in
buries her brother against orders
Jacques Louis David
The Death of Socrates
author of "The Death of Socrates"
He drank poison.
How did Socrates die?
author of "The Republic"
author of "Alexander"
School of Athens
preached a sermon on Mars' Hill
St. Paul Preaching at Athens
brief anecdote designed to teach a moral, and often involving animals
Greek slave who wrote fables
a brief poem, often on tombstones
poetry that combines criticism with wit or ironic humor
swineherd in the
How many years was Odysseus gone?
How many years did the Trojan war last?
Who won the Trojan War?
man-made stories about gods and goddesses
a long or extended journey or adventure
the oldest book of the Bible
searched in vain for eternal life
Gilgamesh's friend who died
Sumerian "Noah" figure
ferryman in the
Epic of Gilgamesh
ate the plant that gave eternal life
The Gulf Stream
wrote "Once by the Pacific"
Norwegian adventurer and captain of the
date when the
To where did the
Of what was the
wrote "There is a Tide"
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
French novelist and adventurer whose plane crashed in the Sahara
desert in which Exupery crashed
rescued Exupery and Prevot
wrote "Angus McGregor"
wrote "To Build a Fire"
Where does "To Build a Fire" take place?
Who was the man's companion in "To Build a Fire"?
What did the cook fry for breakfast on the
James Russel Lowell
wrote "What Is So Rare as a Day in June?"
wrote "A Prayer in Spring"
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
wrote "The Eagle"
Sarah Orne Jewett
wrote "A White Heron"
main character in "A White Heron"
amount the man offered in "A White heron"
Robert P. Tristram Coffin
wrote "Crystal Moment"
painted "The Hay-Wain"
Jacob van Ruisdael
painted "A Landscape with a Ruined Castle and a Church"
the physical background against which the events of the story take place
Jan van Goyen
painted "Dahlias in a Vase of Delft"
wrote "The Brothers"
painted "Flowers and Fruit"
Jean de La Fontaine
wrote "The Cobbler and the Rich Man"
wrote "The Silver Mine"
king in "The Silver Mine"
wrote "Christian Perfection"
reference to mythology, history, or a literary work
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Flower Still Life