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Humaties final 3
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1. Who was Dante's inspiration behind and guiding force of the Divine Comedy?
2. What is courtly love?
A set of aristocratic rules for conducting romance established in the Middle Ages.
3. What type of love was Plato's highest form?
The love of the beautiful.
4. What artistic expression brought the idea of the heroine worshiped for her purity to secular literature?
Mariolatry (Idolatry of Mary)
5. What type of love was felt by Titania's love for the donkey-headed character Bottom, in A Midsummer Night's Dream?
6. What famous medieval work is the lusty Wife of Bath a character?
The Canterbury Tales
7. What culture's twelfth-century collection of verses from The Rubἀiyἀt celebrates both the glory and short-lived pleasures of life, especially those of physical love and their perspectives on eros?
8. What type of example is Nathaniel Hawthorne's story "The Birthmark", in which a husband attempts to perfect his wife's beauty and results in her death?
The limits of platonic love.
9. Who were the goliards?
Students preparing for the priesthood who sang songs with erotic content.
10. What is the name of the genre in literature in which lovers undertake perilous adventures for the love of a woman?
11. What is filial piety an important feature of?
The works of Confucious
12. Which literary work glorifies a serial seducer and adulterer?
13. What does Voltaire's idea show that a family is a "group of people who cannot stand the sight of each other"?
The power of blood-ties.
14. The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni are Mozart operas that center on the exploits of two what?
15. Conspicuous consumption has its origins in what?
In Victorian ideas of love.
16. What type of love does the Song of Solomon celebrate in the Hebrew Bible
17. What does Lorca's Blood Wedding and The House of Bernarda both show in their tragic consequences?
A strong family control over marriage.
By how does feminist works of art from Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles changes the concepts of love?
By insisting that love not be the pivotal event in life.
19. What does the myth of Venus and Adonis show?
That love between mortals and immortals is impossible.
20. What example does the envious speaker express of the lovers in John Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn"?
Platonic love of beauty above all else.
21. What is one of the major literary advances in love of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries been?
Open and sympathetic treatment of same-sex love.
22. What is double standard
The Victorian idea that insists on holding women to a different moral code than men.
23. What does it mean when saying a person is like Sancho Panza?
Deeply loyal and protective of friends.
24. Who has the most famous discourse on the subject of agape?
25. What author wrote the famous (and misunderstood) lines, "Home is the place where, when you have to go there,/ They have to take you in"?
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