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World Lit final second semester
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very enthusiastic, impassioned
almighty, having unlimited power or authority
to desire something belonging to another
an unsuitable or misleading name
to refer to casually or indirectly
not respectable, not esteemed
a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook
emotionally hardened, unfeelings
to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
something of value; a resource; an advantage
distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue
to clarify, explain
slow-moving, sluggish; unemotional
to express agreement, approve
to give up or resign something
eager, earnest, devoted, ardent, fervent, devout
sympathy for another's sorrow
to make sacred
something that stands for or suggests something else
a symbolic narrative that serves as an extended metaphor
the position of an issue, the purpose behind an argument.
It answers the question "So what is your point?"
the main character in a tragedy and they have a tragic flaw
point of view
The perspective from which a speaker or writer recounts a narrative or presents information.
the literal meaning of a word
the associations that are connected to a certain word or the emotional suggestions related to that word
appeal to logic
appeal to ethics
appeal to emotion
Something, such as a point previously claimed in argument, that is later conceded;An acknowledgment or admission.
a comparison of two things not using like or as
where and when the story takes place
a central idea, concern, or purpose in a literary work
who is Dante's guide in hell?
how many levels are in Dante's hell?
which three characters does Dante run into?
the she-wolf, the lion and the leopard
what river does Dante cross?
the river acheron
what does the famous sign entering hell say?
Abandon all hope ye who enter here
what other river does dante cross?
the river stix
who decides which level of hell people are sentenced to?
what is the name of the three headed dog who chomps on people?
what is level 9?
who are the three people in satans mouth?
brutus, cassius, and judas
according to dante, which kinds of sins are the worst?
fraud and malice(leopard), incontenince(she wolf), violence(lion)
who is charon?
dante's guide across the river acheron
Who are Francesa and Paulo?
lovers in the circle of lust
how is Dante's inferno an allegory?
it explains how a person can be redeemed after they confront sin
how does dante enter hell?
through the dark wood of error
how does dante exit hell?
by crawling down satan and then gravity flips
what are some of satan's names?
dis, lucifer, emperor of the universe of pain, the foul creature
what type of gov is rome?
what does the ides of march mean?
the 15th of march
what position does mark antony hold in the gov?
who'll rule after caesar?
what is octavius's relationship to caesar?
his nephew/ adopted son
who says beware the ides of march?
what were caesar's last words?
et tu brute? then fall caesar
how many times was caesar offered the crown?
how does decius get caesar to come to the senate?
he tells him he'll be a coward and that calphurnia misinterpreted the dream
who is the noblest roman?
what are some bad omens?
the lion giving birth, the vultures, the ides of march, the fountain of blood
who is brutus's wife?
who is caesae's wife?
how does portia die?
she commits suicide by swallowing burning coals
why do flavius and marcellus want the commoners to stop celebrating caesar's victory?
because pompey and his sons are dead and caesar killed them
what is the difference between the view of caesar from brutus and the view of caesar from cassius?
brutus likes him, but cassius doesn't
what plans does cassius make in act 1?
he makes plans to have brutus join the conspirators in killing caesar
why does cassius want brutus to join the conspiracy?
because the people like brutus
what does lucius give to brutus?
an unsigned letter
why doesn't brutus want to swear and oath with the conspirators?
because it requires trust and honesty
why does metellus cimber want cicero to join the conspirators?
because he's old and a lot of people like him
why does brutus not want to kill mark antony?
because he doesn't want to kill too many people
what does the note artemidorus want to give caesar say?
it warns him that he is going to be killed
who does antony support once caesar is dead?
why do brutus and cassius flee from rome?
because the plebians have risen against them
what do cassius and brutus argue about?
bribs and brutus says cassisu has itchy palms
who did cassius ask to kill him?
his servant pindarus
who do the soliders think they have captured?
they think they have captured brutus but its rly lucillius
how does brutus die?
he runs into his sword while strato
protagonist of Fahrenheit 451
asks too many questions
helps cure people when they have been poisoned?
enjoys watching his/her "family" on television
seems to know more than the other characters, especially about history
a rebellious character that is arrested for driving forty miles per hour
steals a book
encourages montage to come back to the fire house
acts aggressivelt toward montag, frightening him
what is clarisse's last name?
how does mildred say clarisse is killed
by a car
how many legs does the hound have
what happens to old woman whose house is burned by the firemen?
she refuses to leave and dies in the fire
which poem does montag recite for the women?
montag thinks he might have the final copy...
what are the two themes of fahrenheit 451?
ignorance of knowledge and censorship
which woman cries and which woman has kids?
mrs. phelps cries and mrs. bowels has kids
what does the pheonix represent?
after the war, everything is in ashes; there is a promise, therefore, of rebirth in society. also, captures montag's rebirth
what does the snake represent?
reveals how technology has become pervasive
what does the hound represent?
corruption and threat of the gov to enforce conformity;technology gone wrong
what does the salamander represent?
not affected by fire; associated witht the firemen
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