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Humanities Vocab Quiz #1
Terms in this set (19)
The interdisciplinary study of human cultures, communication, and interactions through time.
A story of events that could be fiction or nonfiction
A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the worldview of a people.
A subjective story passed down through generations, often mistaken to be historical usually contains supernatural characters.
The main events in a literary work such as a play, movie, or novel.
A type of philosophy which focuses on the general structure of the universe.
An explanation that deals with origin of the universe and everything in it.
The beginning of something; the point where it started.
The totality of a collection of star systems and billions of systems with matter in between.
The theory that the universe was born during a nuclear explosion.
Studies of nature of existence and the knowledge of being.
A type of philosophy that explores the methods, natures, and boundaries of human knowledge. How we know what we know.
The philosophical doctrine that the criteria of judgment is relative to the individuals and situation involved.
An imaginary being represented in a work of fiction, based upon a person/object.
The environment and environmental conditions that surround a specific character through time.
A representation of an idea or an idea of a thing that is used to convey a deeper meaning.
The opposition in a story between the protagonist and other characters, society, environment , or one's self whether it be internal, external, or physical.
The big ideas an artist explores in a work of art.
Point of View
A narrator's mental position from which things are viewed.
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