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blinds himself with jocasta's brooches
killed in the crossroads
hangs herself in her bedroom
calls Oedipus a basterd
The name "Oedipus" means
Which is not a primary function of the chorus?
To provide music and dance between scenes of the play
Why did Oedipus blind himself?
-He didn't want to face the citizens of thebes
-He didn't want to see his parents in the afterlife
-He didn't want to see his children
What is the oracle at Delphi?
temple where humans can consult the gods
Polybus and Merope are the king and queen of
Tiresias predicts that Oedipus will
wander alone in the darkness
Creon argues against Oedipus' accusation by saying that he
doesn't want the headaches of being king, when he has all the benefits already
Jocasta insisted that the oracle was unreliable because
the prophecy for he son didn't come true
How many people survived Oedipus' attack on the chariot at the crossroads? (excluding Oedipus)
At the end of the play, Oedipus feels sorry for
Which is not true about the book of songs?
students do not study it in school
The most popular genre of literature in both China and Japan
The Tao Te Ching is the main text for the religion of
Who wrote the Tao Te Ching?
It is said that the writer of the Tao Te Ching was born a/an
Which is not a dominant philosophical school in china?
Way or path
Just like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi, the Tao Te Ching stresses
passive resistant/ non violent action
The primary sacred text for Confucianism is
the Analects of Confucius
A poem with three lines and 17 syllables about nature is
A comparison using like or as
Giving a non human characteristics of a human
"Jumbo Shrimp" and "freezer burn" are examples of
repetition of similar sounds at the beginning of words
due to the shinto and Taoist backgrounds in Japanese and Chinese culture, what theme appears most significantly in their poetry?
The season of autumn is symbolic of which time of a person's life
The speaker of a poem is always the voice of the author
Which symbol reflects the Taoist belief that there is a balance between opposites
someone who writes bad poetry
Which of the following is not a theme that we encountered in the chinese and Japanese poems?
The glory of war
What is a phlegethon
In the third circle of hell, cerberus guarded the sinners who wallowed in the garbage and freezing slush. What was their sin
After disembarking at the styx, dante and virgil must wait at the gate to enter circle 6, also called
the city of dis
Which sinners, whose souls are encased in trees, are the harpies torturing in circle 7 ring 2
What does circle 8 consist of?
in circle 8 pit 6, Jovial Friars wore golden cloaks lined with lead and walked on Caiaphas, what is their sin
souls, like Pope nicholas III, were upside down in baptismal fonts with their feet on fire. What were their sin?
What was the punishment for Tiresias, the blind greek prophet, who was classified as a fortune teller/diviner?
head on backwards
Dante placed muhammad, the founder of islam, in the 8th circle because he felt the prophet was guilty of
After leaving the 8th circle, dante thought he saw towers but actually saw what trapped in a well?
What is the punishment for muhammad, and the other sinners who divided groups of people
sliced by demons
The caina ring of the 9th circle, where their heads and necks are exposed from the ice is home to
betrayers of kin/family
What is the punishment for Count Ugolino who was starved to death?
eating the brains of ruggieri
Who receives the worst punishment in Dante's hell? (being chewed on and scratched by lucifer)
What is the name of the frozen lake of the 9th circle
Which characteristic is not attributed to Lucifer
Punishment for flatterers in the second pit of circle 8
walking through poop
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