Engl-220 Final

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Patriarchy
system where men hold primary power
Other
that which is not the self
Abject
threatening to the individual and social body
Normative
shared values of a community
Repression
Victorian ideal
Conspicuous consumption
outward/obvious manifestation of material wealth
Zeitgeist
spirit of time and place
Red herring
false clue intended to mislead
Mise-en-scene
all that can be absorbed by the senses in performative art
Transgressive/ion
breaking of a law or social code of conduct
Gothic
secrets, hauntings, crossing boundaries, confronting the past, use of terror/horror, setting (female body or fallen world of the patriarchy)
Functions of Gothic
to critique/challenge patriarchy, mirrors audience/reader (desire)
Elegy
poem that glorifies the dead. O Captain! My Captain!
Freytag's Pyramid
Exposition (in medias res), Rising Action, Climax (anagnorisis), Falling Action (peripeteia), Denouement (catharsis)
Antigone
Antigone & Ismene (sisters)
Creon (king & uncle)
Haemon (Antigone's fiance/Creon's son)
Teiresias (blind prophet)
Eurydice (Creon's wife)
Eteocles (brother)
Polynices (brother that Antigone wants to bury)
Oedipus the King
Oedipus (king)
Jocasta (queen & mother of Oedipus)
Creon (Oedipus' brother in law)
Teiresias (blind prophet)
To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout
Atticus
Jem (brother)
Dill
Arthur (Boo) Radley
Nathan Radley
Tom Robinson
Miss Maudie
Aunt Alexandria
Bob Ewell
Mayella Ewell
Calpurnia
Cunninghams
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
Sherlock Holmes
Dr. Watson
Helen Stoner
Julia Stoner
Dr. Grimesby Roylott
Murder on the Orient Express
Hercule Poirot
Ratchett
Rebecca
The narrator
Maxim de Winter
Rebecca de Winter
Mrs. Danvers (housekeeper)
Jack Favell (Rebecca's cousin & lover)
Silence of the Lambs
Hannibal Lecter
Buffalo Bill
Clarice Starling
Jack Crawford
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