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LIT- World Literature
Voltaire
Candide
Voltaire
Candide
"cultivate one's garden"
Doctor Pangloss
Candide
"All is for the best in this best of possible worlds"
Voltaire
"cultivate one's garden"
Candide
Doctor Pangloss
20 terms
GRE literature (World lit)
The Iliad, 8th c BC
The Odyssey, 8th c BC
Antigone, 441 BC
The Republic, 380 BC
- Homer... - 10th year of Greek & Trojan war, Chryses priest of…
- Homer
- Sophocles
- Plato
The Iliad, 8th c BC
- Homer... - 10th year of Greek & Trojan war, Chryses priest of…
The Odyssey, 8th c BC
- Homer
44 terms
LIT 101 - World Literature
Litera
What is literature
Types of creative expression
Contains Idealogy
Greek word for the ability to read and write
- expressed in written and oral form... - the conceptualization…
- fiction... - imagination... - appeals to human senses... - seeing th…
Literature is Powerful
Litera
Greek word for the ability to read and write
What is literature
- expressed in written and oral form... - the conceptualization…
20 terms
World Lit- Traditional Literature
What is the purpose of a fable?
What is the purpose of a myth?
What is the purpose of a legend?
What is the purpose of a folktale?
To teach a lesson
To explain a tradition or natural occurrence
To teach how to live one's life
To teach specific lessons in behavior
What is the purpose of a fable?
To teach a lesson
What is the purpose of a myth?
To explain a tradition or natural occurrence
WorldLit: Indian Literature
How many hymns are in the Rig Veda?
What language was the Rig Veda written…
How many Vedas are there?
Which of the 4 Vedas was most important?
1000
Sanskrit
4
Rig Veda
How many hymns are in the Rig Veda?
1000
What language was the Rig Veda written…
Sanskrit
14 terms
World lit: ancient literature
Aphorism
Example of an aphorism
Tao de Ching
Two purposes of the Tao de Ching
Short and sweet prfoumd idea
Fortune cookie
The way and its power
1) understanding of the universe... 2) survival
Aphorism
Short and sweet prfoumd idea
Example of an aphorism
Fortune cookie
11 terms
World Literature - Unit 3 Lit. Terms
Figurative Language
Imagery
Symbol
Hyperbole
A type of language that does not mean exactly what it says
The use of descriptions to evoke sensory pictures on the read…
A word or object that stands for another object or idea.
Figure of speech that consists of an exaggeration, used for e…
Figurative Language
A type of language that does not mean exactly what it says
Imagery
The use of descriptions to evoke sensory pictures on the read…
55 terms
Honors World Literature Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anachronism
Allusion
a narrative in which the characters, the setting, and the act…
the recurrence of initial sounds (usually consonants) in succ…
a reference to any person, thing, or event which is incongruo…
a reference to a person, place, or thing; usually one that ha…
Allegory
a narrative in which the characters, the setting, and the act…
Alliteration
the recurrence of initial sounds (usually consonants) in succ…
10 terms
Greek Literature Terms - World Lit.
Invocation to the Muse
Epic
Hamartia
Exodus
a prayer at the beginning of an epic poem that addresses one…
long narrative poem narrating adventures of heroic figures.
An epic heroes good and bad qualities.
The final scene or departure in greek literature.
Invocation to the Muse
a prayer at the beginning of an epic poem that addresses one…
Epic
long narrative poem narrating adventures of heroic figures.
29 terms
World Literature Lit. Terms for Final
Alliteration
Allusion
Aside
Onomatopoeia
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
a short speech given by an actor in a play, expressing a char…
the use of words that imitate sounds
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
Allusion
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
8 terms
World lit: Chinese and Japanese literature
Anecdote
Alliteration
Assonance
Repetition
A brief story that focuses on a single incident, often to mak…
Repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
Repetition of similar vowel sounds
Literary device that consists on repeated sounds, words, phra…
Anecdote
A brief story that focuses on a single incident, often to mak…
Alliteration
Repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
28 terms
World Lit Religion and Philosophy in Literature
Siddhartha Gautama
values of Confucianism
Confucius
Taoism/Daoism
-founder of Buddhism... -born in 6th century BC ... -Enlightened On…
honesty, loyalty, respecting elders, the love of learning, an…
-sought peace... - became a teacher after failing in politics... -b…
-created by Lao Tzu ... -nature as teacher... -wisdom through think…
Siddhartha Gautama
-founder of Buddhism... -born in 6th century BC ... -Enlightened On…
values of Confucianism
honesty, loyalty, respecting elders, the love of learning, an…
17 terms
Ancient Greek Literature Test (World Lit)
Iliad themes/summary
Odyssey themes/summary
Oedipus Rex themes/summary
Antigone themes/sumamry
Themes:... -PRIDE... -HONOR & GLORY... -FATE & FREE WILL... -MORTALITY
Themes:... -PIETY: loyalty to your family... -DETERMINATION... -JUS…
Themes:... -BLINDNESS... -FATE vs. FREE WILL... -IGNORANCE
Themes:... -POWER... -STUBBORNNESS ... -THE ROLE OF WOMEN... -RULES &…
Iliad themes/summary
Themes:... -PRIDE... -HONOR & GLORY... -FATE & FREE WILL... -MORTALITY
Odyssey themes/summary
Themes:... -PIETY: loyalty to your family... -DETERMINATION... -JUS…
24 terms
H World Lit.: Indian, Arabic, and Persian Literature
qasidas
what is by far the most famous anonymo…
What form of literature is Persia best…
what poem is still considered a nation…
odes praising tribe/mocking a different tribe
"The Thousand and One Nights"
poetry
"The Shah-nama"
qasidas
odes praising tribe/mocking a different tribe
what is by far the most famous anonymo…
"The Thousand and One Nights"
27 terms
World Literature 2 Lit terms TL
symbolism
tone
IMAGERY
HYPERBOLE
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
literary term used for language and description that appeals…
derived from a Greek word meaning "over-casting" is a figure…
symbolism
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
tone
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
World Literature: Spring Lit Terms Final
Oral Transmission
Oral Literature
Myths
Legends
the passing of stories by from person to person
The body of work created in this was in a particular culture
A particular story that is rooted in a particular culture
Stories coming down from the past, based on real events
Oral Transmission
the passing of stories by from person to person
Oral Literature
The body of work created in this was in a particular culture
20 terms
World Lit: Indian Literature Unit Test Review
The level in the Hindu caste system co…
The level of the Hindu caste system co…
The level of of the Hindu caste system…
The level of the Hindu caste system co…
Brahmans (head)
Kshatriyas (torso)
Vaisyas (thighs)
Sudras (feet)
The level in the Hindu caste system co…
Brahmans (head)
The level of the Hindu caste system co…
Kshatriyas (torso)
63 terms
World Literature Final Exam lit. terms
theme
terza rima
proverb
paradox
central idea / insight of a work of literature
interlocking 3 line stanza form w/ the rhyme scheme aba, bcb,…
short saying that expresses a common truth or experience, usu…
apparent contradiction that is actually true... " she killed…
theme
central idea / insight of a work of literature
terza rima
interlocking 3 line stanza form w/ the rhyme scheme aba, bcb,…
22 terms
World Lit 10 Middle Eastern Literature Bradley
King Faridum
Rūdakī
Epic Simile
Archetypes
Divided his kingdom in 3 (1/son), cycle of wars, background f…
First modern Persian literary genius
A continuing description of one object that takes multiple li…
Themes present in many types of literature
King Faridum
Divided his kingdom in 3 (1/son), cycle of wars, background f…
Rūdakī
First modern Persian literary genius
67 terms
World Lit: Test Two- African Literature
Old Kingdom years and characteristics
Pyramid Texts
Coffin Texts
Book of the Dead
2700 BC - 2200 BC; country was strengthened, Cheops built the…
Old Kingdom prayers and incantations written inside the pyram…
Middle Kingdom spells and formulae written inside coffin for…
New Kingdom guide book for salvation for all; resurrection sp…
Old Kingdom years and characteristics
2700 BC - 2200 BC; country was strengthened, Cheops built the…
Pyramid Texts
Old Kingdom prayers and incantations written inside the pyram…
57 terms
Honors World Literature II lit devices
allegory
allusion
alliteration
anaphora
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
writing or speech, the deliberate repetition of the first par…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
61 terms
World Lit Unit 4:Persian & Arabic Literature
How is 1001 Arabian Nights a Framed Ta…
The framework which connects all of th…
How does Princess Shahrazad delay her…
History: Islam was founded by this ind…
It's a story within a story. The collection of stories are pi…
King Shahryar. he hates women because his wife had been unfai…
She tells the king stories each night and withholds the endin…
Muhammed in the 7th century
How is 1001 Arabian Nights a Framed Ta…
It's a story within a story. The collection of stories are pi…
The framework which connects all of th…
King Shahryar. he hates women because his wife had been unfai…
35 terms
World Lit 9 Russian Literature Test
Existentialism
The Myth of Sisyphus
The absurd
Living with the absurd
-Belief that there is no God... -Making one's own meaning in life
-Albert Camus (philosophical existentialist) ... - Fundamental c…
Contradiction that cannot be reconciled
-Facing fundamental contradiction and maintaining constant aw…
Existentialism
-Belief that there is no God... -Making one's own meaning in life
The Myth of Sisyphus
-Albert Camus (philosophical existentialist) ... - Fundamental c…
14 terms
World Lit/Lit Devices Test
simile
metaphor
allusion
hyperbole
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two differ…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two differ…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis.
simile
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two differ…
metaphor
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two differ…
25 terms
World Lit 102A: Persian and Indian Literature
Sita
Lakshmana
Who is Hunuman and how does he assist…
Who is Rama and why is he fighting Rav…
the wife of rama who was kidnapped by ravana
ramas brother
he helps him by fighting with him in the war with him
Rama- a person who is about to take the throne from his fathe…
Sita
the wife of rama who was kidnapped by ravana
Lakshmana
ramas brother
30 terms
British Lit: Anglo Saxon Literature
elegy
kenning
alliteration
caesura
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A natural pause or break in a line of poetry, usually near th…
elegy
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
kenning
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
20 terms
Lit literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Aside
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words…
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
The presence of something that does not belong in a settings…
In a play/drama, words spoken by a character directly to the…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words…
Allusion
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
37 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
441 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
Drug Lit - Tertiary Literature
Gold Standard... General Drug Information
Gold Standard... Adverse Drug Reactions/…
Gold Standard... Bioequivalence Reference
Gold Standard... Compounding
AHFS Drug Handbook
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs
Orange Book
Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
Gold Standard... General Drug Information
AHFS Drug Handbook
Gold Standard... Adverse Drug Reactions/…
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs
41 terms
World lit epic poetry and Greek literature quarter 1 review
Undulating
Predatory
Futile
Omnipotent
Moving in a wave like manner
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
Useless
All-powerful
Undulating
Moving in a wave like manner
Predatory
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
43 terms
7th Literature: Exam--Lit Terms
genre
prose
poetry
fiction
a type or category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
writing that is highly structured and uses condensed, vivid l…
prose works of literature that are partly or totally imaginar…
genre
a type or category of artistic composition (literature, art,…
prose
literature that is written in a style closely corresponding t…
49 terms
LA-Early Lit: Persian Literature
City of Brass
(The) Arabian Nights (or, One Thousand…
(King) Shahrayar
Scheherazade
In one story from "The Arabian Nights," a crew of explorers,…
In this work King Shahrayar, after discovering that his wife…
King who marries a new woman each day and kills her the next…
Woman who tells the many stories in "The Arabian Nights" to K…
City of Brass
In one story from "The Arabian Nights," a crew of explorers,…
(The) Arabian Nights (or, One Thousand…
In this work King Shahrayar, after discovering that his wife…
30 terms
Honors World Literature- Lit Terms (3-12-15)
Allegory
Allusion
Aim
Anecdote
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
A reference to another piece of literature, either biblical o…
A purpose or intention, a desired outcome
A brief and sometimes witty story that focuses on a single in…
Allegory
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
Allusion
A reference to another piece of literature, either biblical o…
14 terms
WORLD LIT AND COMP 2 Unit 3 Chinese and Japanese Literature
aphorism
Taoism
Tao
Confucianism
short statement that expresses truths/priciples
system of philosophical thought that focuses on living a simp…
the force that controls the universe; MYSTERY - contradictory…
social philosophy that is concerned with temporal nature of s…
aphorism
short statement that expresses truths/priciples
Taoism
system of philosophical thought that focuses on living a simp…
50 terms
IB Literature Lit Terms
allusion
antithesis
aphorism
apostrophe
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
a contrast or opposition of thoughts, usually in two phrases,…
a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
addressing someone or something not present as though present…
allusion
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
antithesis
a contrast or opposition of thoughts, usually in two phrases,…
9 terms
Honors World Lit Chinese, Japan, and Russia literature quiz
Chinese Literature
Chinese Literature continued
Chinese Literature continued (again)
Chinese Literature continued (and again)
The reflection upon unique political and social history ... inf…
based upon Confucianism (teachings founded by Confucius) and…
many Chinese literature included Analects(Confucianism, Parab…
Poetry in Chinese Literature were exercises of the spirit to…
Chinese Literature
The reflection upon unique political and social history ... inf…
Chinese Literature continued
based upon Confucianism (teachings founded by Confucius) and…
41 terms
World lit epic poetry and Greek literature quarter 1 review
Undulating
Predatory
Futile
Omnipotent
Moving in a wave like manner
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
Useless
All-powerful
Undulating
Moving in a wave like manner
Predatory
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
13 terms
World Literature
Plot
Theme
Rhythm
Rhyme
Arrangement of incidents or events in a story
The controlling idea or insight the author seeks to impart to…
The regular recurrence of sound or motion.
The correspondence of sounds.
Plot
Arrangement of incidents or events in a story
Theme
The controlling idea or insight the author seeks to impart to…
ENG: GR10_WorldLit: African and Arabic Literature
Founder of Islam
Were all Persian poets male? (true/fal…
"Living Libraries"
How does 'Sundiata' exemplify the whol…
Muhammad
false
Grigots
Passed on by oral tradition... teaches a moral
Founder of Islam
Muhammad
Were all Persian poets male? (true/fal…
false
708 terms
Lit - NAQT Literature and Characters
(William) Shakespeare
(William) Shakespeare
(William) Shakespeare
Homer
Hamlet
The Tempest
Macbeth
Iliad
(William) Shakespeare
Hamlet
(William) Shakespeare
The Tempest
Drug Lit - Primary Literature
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Title
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Abstract
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Introduction
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Methodology
♣ First indication of reader interest... ♣ Descriptive?
♣ 2nd (most important?) in reader interest... ♣ Unstructured (On…
♣ Background... ♣ Purpose... ♣ Goals and Objectives... ♣ LAST PARAGRAP…
(IF THE METHODS ARE REASONABLE, THEN THE CONCLUSIONS CAN BE T…
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Title
♣ First indication of reader interest... ♣ Descriptive?
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Abstract
♣ 2nd (most important?) in reader interest... ♣ Unstructured (On…
Drug Lit - Secondary Literature
Caveat Lector
Secondary Literature... What does it do?
Helpful Secondary Resources... AU Library
Helpful Secondary Resources... MedLine
Let the reader beware!
• Provides NO other information besides abstract and citation…
...
• LAREGEST ONE (most expansive database of biomed info)... • Cov…
Caveat Lector
Let the reader beware!
Secondary Literature... What does it do?
• Provides NO other information besides abstract and citation…
16 terms
Honors World Literature 2 Wilkerson Intro to Lit Study Test
What are the four layers used to study…
What is plot?
What is literary analysis?
What is the significance of literary e…
plot, literary analysis, significance of literary elements, e…
comprehension/pbjective summary og what happened
indentification of literary terms and application
connections and effects between literary elements, evaluation…
What are the four layers used to study…
plot, literary analysis, significance of literary elements, e…
What is plot?
comprehension/pbjective summary og what happened
42 terms
World Lit Lit Terms
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Archetype
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Anecdote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
75 terms
World Literature
Allegory
Protagonist
Antagonist
Atmosphere (Mood)
A complete and self-contained narrative that can also be appl…
The main character in a story; the hero, usually
Whoever (or whatever) the protagonist is in conflict with in…
The overall emotional temperament evoked by a piece of litera…
Allegory
A complete and self-contained narrative that can also be appl…
Protagonist
The main character in a story; the hero, usually
10 terms
World Literature Quiz #1
Who is the author of "The Garden Party"
What did Laura say when she saw the de…
What did Laura want to do when she hea…
"A School of Facts" was written by whom?
Katherine Mansfield
"Forgive my hat"
Cancel the Party
Charles Dickens
Who is the author of "The Garden Party"
Katherine Mansfield
What did Laura say when she saw the de…
"Forgive my hat"
56 terms
World Literature
Archetype
Motif
Tragedy
Six parts Aristotle
a symbol, item, or person in history
is a recurring symbol
is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and o…
Plot-making, character, thought and language, speech, song, a…
Archetype
a symbol, item, or person in history
Motif
is a recurring symbol
29 terms
American Literature: Lit Terms
allegory
allusion
antagonist
aside
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a person or a group of people who opposes a protagonist (aka…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
44 terms
Foundations of Literature- Lit Terms
genre
plot (the story line)
plot diagram
exposition
A type of literature form- short story, poetry, novel, drama,…
the sequence of events in the story
1. exposition 2. narrative hook 3. rising action 4. climax 5.…
the point where the characters and the setting are introduced
genre
A type of literature form- short story, poetry, novel, drama,…
plot (the story line)
the sequence of events in the story
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