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59 terms
English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
229 terms
English: Greek Literature
foreshadowing
flashback
hyperbole
analogy
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration or overstatement fo…
A comparison of two things, stressing their similarities.
foreshadowing
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
flashback
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
24 terms
English 10 Greek Literature -
qualities of greek lit
themes of greek lit
greek drama
lyric poetry
-permanence & universality... -essentially artistic ... -originalit…
-love ... -travel ... -heroism ... -honour ... -fall from grace ... -Gods
The Golden Age; more poetry, less prose
expresses the personal emotions; usually accompanied by music
qualities of greek lit
-permanence & universality... -essentially artistic ... -originalit…
themes of greek lit
-love ... -travel ... -heroism ... -honour ... -fall from grace ... -Gods
59 terms
English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
229 terms
English: Greek Literature
foreshadowing
flashback
hyperbole
analogy
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration or overstatement fo…
A comparison of two things, stressing their similarities.
foreshadowing
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
flashback
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
229 terms
English: Greek Literature
foreshadowing
flashback
hyperbole
analogy
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration or overstatement fo…
A comparison of two things, stressing their similarities.
foreshadowing
The use of clues that hint at important plot developments tha…
flashback
A scene in a story or play that interrupts the present action…
23 terms
English Greek Literature
Theatron
orchestra
altar
skene
the viewing place, where the audience watches the plays
where the chorus sings and dances
in the middle of the orchestra, goat is sacrificed on the altar
a tent for the actors to change in that is also used as a bac…
Theatron
the viewing place, where the audience watches the plays
orchestra
where the chorus sings and dances
42 terms
ENGLISH GREEK LITERATURE TEST
Homer
Iliad
Odyssey
Greek Literature
Greek Epic Poet. Marks the beginning of Greek literature.
Homer. Story of a few weeks during the ten year siege of Troy…
Homer. Story of peace following the war and the return of Ody…
What is famously known form of literature in the time PEROID…
Homer
Greek Epic Poet. Marks the beginning of Greek literature.
Iliad
Homer. Story of a few weeks during the ten year siege of Troy…
15 terms
English 9 Greek Literature Unit
Hero
Epic hero
Epic
Homer
a man distinguished courage or ability, admires for his brave…
a brave and noble character in an epic poem... admired for great…
long poetic compositions, usually centered upon a hero, in wh…
800 BC... believed to have been blind from birth... possibly passed…
Hero
a man distinguished courage or ability, admires for his brave…
Epic hero
a brave and noble character in an epic poem... admired for great…
12 terms
English: Greek Literature Key Terms
Minoan
Mycenaen
Heroic Age
Darians
Greek civilization started in 2000 named after King Minos
Culture that flourished between 1500 & 1200 on Greek Mainland
Mycenaean era
A wave of invaders to the Mycenaean culture
Minoan
Greek civilization started in 2000 named after King Minos
Mycenaen
Culture that flourished between 1500 & 1200 on Greek Mainland
19 terms
English Antigone terms (Greek literature)
theatron
orchestra
thymele
skene
seeing place where the audience sat
circular dancing place where actors and Chorus performed
altar to Dionysus in center of orchestra
building used as dressing room
theatron
seeing place where the audience sat
orchestra
circular dancing place where actors and Chorus performed
8 terms
English Literature - dates and Greek terms
Hamartia
Peripeteia
Anagnorisis
Catharsis
Miscalculation, tragic flaw
Reversal of fortunes, fall from grace
Realisation, recognition
Purification, purgation
Hamartia
Miscalculation, tragic flaw
Peripeteia
Reversal of fortunes, fall from grace
32 terms
Greek Literature in English Final Exam
Now Helen, who was descended of Zeus,…
Some there are who say that the faires…
So Menelaus had come to Egypt, had sai…
Then Hera, taking it amiss that she ha…
Author: Homer... Text: Odyssey... Genre: Epic Poetry... HELEN
Author: Sappho... Text: Fragment 3... Genre: Lyric Poetry... HELEN
Author: Herodutus... Text: Histories... Genre: History... HELEN
Author: Euripides... Text: HELEN... Genre:Tragedy... HELEN
Now Helen, who was descended of Zeus,…
Author: Homer... Text: Odyssey... Genre: Epic Poetry... HELEN
Some there are who say that the faires…
Author: Sappho... Text: Fragment 3... Genre: Lyric Poetry... HELEN
34 terms
Literature Greek & Latin Word English Examples
Annus
Ante
Aqua
Astron
Annual, anniversary
Antebellum, antecedent
Aquarium, Aquamarine
Astronaut, Astronomy
Annus
Annual, anniversary
Ante
Antebellum, antecedent
19 terms
English 102 Literature and Composition Greek Drama
Plot
Universal truths
Anagriorisis
Peripeteia
Story line selection and arrangement of incidents in the play
Based on probability
Knowledge, attainment of recognition
a sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstances, espe…
Plot
Story line selection and arrangement of incidents in the play
Universal truths
Based on probability
56 terms
AP English Literature Mythological Allusions (Greek/Roman)
Agamemnon*
Amazons*
Antigone*
Aphrodite / Venus*
the king of Mycenae or Argos, son of King Atreus and Queen Ae…
members of a race of women warriors
daughter of Oedipus, King of Thebes, and his mother, Jocasta;…
goddess of love, beauty, and fertility (and spring and bloom)…
Agamemnon*
the king of Mycenae or Argos, son of King Atreus and Queen Ae…
Amazons*
members of a race of women warriors
22 terms
Greek Literature
invocation
in medias res
epic simile
epithet
a formal plea for aid
when a story plunges right into the middle of the action
elaborate, extended comparisons
a descriptive adjective or phrase that is repeatedly used wit…
invocation
a formal plea for aid
in medias res
when a story plunges right into the middle of the action
Unit 1 English: Ancient Greek Literature
subjective reality
objective reality
realities in terms of the cave
ideals
the reality which we are able to perceive
reality that exists whether we are there to perceive it or not
-subjective reality of the people in the cave is the shadows…
concepts in objective reality that are strived for (ex: goodn…
subjective reality
the reality which we are able to perceive
objective reality
reality that exists whether we are there to perceive it or not
40 terms
ENGLISH - Greek Literature and Oedipus Tyranos Background (Mihailoff)
The Poetics
Tragedy
Hubris
Mimesis
Written by Aristotle. Define the best qualities of a tragedy.
Type of play which depicts the downfall of a noble hero throu…
Excessive pride.
Greek for the imitation of an action.
The Poetics
Written by Aristotle. Define the best qualities of a tragedy.
Tragedy
Type of play which depicts the downfall of a noble hero throu…
40 terms
ENGLISH - Greek Literature and Oedipus Tyranos Background (Mihailoff)
The Poetics
Tragedy
Hubris
Mimesis
Written by Aristotle. Define the best qualities of a tragedy.
Type of play which depicts the downfall of a noble hero throu…
Excessive pride.
Greek for the imitation of an action.
The Poetics
Written by Aristotle. Define the best qualities of a tragedy.
Tragedy
Type of play which depicts the downfall of a noble hero throu…
23 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
Greek Epic Poet... Marks the beginning of Greek Lit
Ideas and teachings influenced others in their writings
Pupil of Socrates... Greatest Master of Prose Style... Republic
Pupil of Plato... Poetics - Study of Greek Dramatic Art
Homer
Greek Epic Poet... Marks the beginning of Greek Lit
Socrates
Ideas and teachings influenced others in their writings
187 terms
Greek Life and Literature List!
Pottery shards were used in voting in…
The cult of Demeter was centered in...
The Peripatetic School (the Lyceum) wa…
The Academy was founded by...
ostracism
Eleusis
Aristotle
Plato
Pottery shards were used in voting in…
ostracism
The cult of Demeter was centered in...
Eleusis
25 terms
Greek Literature
Heroic Age
Mycenaean
Dorians
Dark Age
Mycenaeans era
More aggressive than Minoan
Invaded Myceaen, burned palace
When Dorians invaded
Heroic Age
Mycenaeans era
Mycenaean
More aggressive than Minoan
28 terms
Greek Literature
Age of Pericles
Athenian age
Golden Age
Aeschylus
Pericles was the ruling power in Athens at that time
Athens became the white-hot literary center of Greece
Cause drama flourished
Father of tragedy aka soldier playwright. Wrote his greatest…
Age of Pericles
Pericles was the ruling power in Athens at that time
Athenian age
Athens became the white-hot literary center of Greece
770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
38 terms
Greek Literature
Gaea
Ouranos
Cronus
Zeus
mother earth who has 3 types of children
father heaven who has 3 types of children, but shuns 2 kinds
a titan that overthrows Ouranos. Rhea is his wife
God of the Sky. Husband of Hera (12)
Gaea
mother earth who has 3 types of children
Ouranos
father heaven who has 3 types of children, but shuns 2 kinds
16 terms
Greek Literature
Helen
Jocasta
Paris
Achilles
Tragedy by Euripides, follows the myth of Helen of Sparta and…
Mother/wife of Oedipus
Son of the king and queen of Troy, married to Helen queen of…
Tale of his childhood relates that Thetis dipped him in the w…
Helen
Tragedy by Euripides, follows the myth of Helen of Sparta and…
Jocasta
Mother/wife of Oedipus
5 terms
English Literature
Cliffhanger
Chekhov's Gun
Periphrasis
Aphorism
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
It is a stylistic device that can be defined as the use of ex…
Concise statement that contains a cleverly stated subject tru…
Cliffhanger
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Chekhov's Gun
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
57 terms
Greek Literature
Homer is from?
Homer means?
What did Homer write in?
Athena grabs who by the hair?
Ionian
Hostage
Dactylic Hectameter
Achilles
Homer is from?
Ionian
Homer means?
Hostage
43 terms
Greek Literature
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Artemis
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
god of war; Mars
goddess of hunting, the moon; Diana
Aphrodite
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
Apollo
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
18 terms
Greek Literature
Hubris
Hamartia
Anagnorisis
Peripeteia
Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
The character defect that causes the downfall of the protagon…
The critical moment of recognition or discovery; precedes per…
A sudden turn of events or an unexpected reversal
Hubris
Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
Hamartia
The character defect that causes the downfall of the protagon…
75 terms
Greek Literature
During the 2nd millennium BCE, the ___…
Their society was ______ enough to enj…
In about 1450 BCE, the Mycenaeans, ___…
The Mycenaeans brought their own _____…
Minoan, Crete
Sophisticated
Indo-European invaders, Knossos
Language, commercial, beaurocratic, Minoans
During the 2nd millennium BCE, the ___…
Minoan, Crete
Their society was ______ enough to enj…
Sophisticated
15 terms
GRADE 8 / ENGLISH LITERATURE / TERM 1 / GREEK MYTHOLOGY
GODDESS OF LOVE
GODDESS OF HUNT
GODDESS OF HARVEST
GOD OF DEATH
APHRODITE
ARTEMIS
DEMETER
HADES
GODDESS OF LOVE
APHRODITE
GODDESS OF HUNT
ARTEMIS
9 terms
Greek Literature
What did the Greeks call themselves to…
Names of those involved in History
Names of those involved in Philosophy
Names of those involved in Theatre/Drama
Hellenes
Herodus, Thucydides
Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripedes
What did the Greeks call themselves to…
Hellenes
Names of those involved in History
Herodus, Thucydides
39 terms
Greek Literature
time period of Greek lit
who is Homer (writer/*/date)
Iliad - Homer
Odyssey - Homer
600's B.C - 430 A.D
Greek epic poet... marks the beginning of Greek lit... no accurate…
story of a few weeks during the ten-year siege of Troy by the…
story of peace following the Trojan war and the return of Ody…
time period of Greek lit
600's B.C - 430 A.D
who is Homer (writer/*/date)
Greek epic poet... marks the beginning of Greek lit... no accurate…
17 terms
Greek literature
The Iliad
Courage and moderation
A call to arns
Brevity of life
Homer
Archilochus
Callinus
Semonides
The Iliad
Homer
Courage and moderation
Archilochus
24 terms
Greek Literature
Proem
Menis
Ekphrasis
Xenia
A formal introduction
An extreme form of anger.
A heavily detailed description of an object; typically a piec…
The showing of hospitality between a guest and host that is c…
Proem
A formal introduction
Menis
An extreme form of anger.
26 terms
Greek Literature
Sophocles
Thespis
Aeschylus
Writer
Author of Antigone, added third actor, introduced painted sce…
"Father of Drama, introduced first actor
Introduced the second actor
Also served as an actor in the play
Sophocles
Author of Antigone, added third actor, introduced painted sce…
Thespis
"Father of Drama, introduced first actor
13 terms
Greek Literature
Skene
Orchesta
Parados
Exodos
Background/ scene, provides exits and entrances
Presenting
Entrance song
Conclusion of the play
Skene
Background/ scene, provides exits and entrances
Orchesta
Presenting
18 terms
Greek Literature
Ancient Greeks valued __________ _____…
the study of the ... fundamental nature o…
The ____________ civilization preceded…
The Heroic age was the
deep thinking
philosophy
Minoan
Time of heroes and demigods
Ancient Greeks valued __________ _____…
deep thinking
the study of the ... fundamental nature o…
philosophy
12 terms
Greek Literature
Minoan
Mycenaean
Heroic Age
Dorians
Greek Civilization ... Crete... Sixty miles south of mainland Greec…
Culture flourished in Greek... Enterprising and Aggressive ... King…
Poet Homer immortalize heroes of "Trojan War" in Illiad... One o…
Wave of insiders swept across the Greek Peninsula... Dorians bur…
Minoan
Greek Civilization ... Crete... Sixty miles south of mainland Greec…
Mycenaean
Culture flourished in Greek... Enterprising and Aggressive ... King…
Greek Literature
Homer
Homer
Pisistratos
Hesiod
Illiad
Odyssey
codified Homer
The Theogony: systemization of myth
Homer
Illiad
Homer
Odyssey
19 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesiod
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Wrote epic poetry such as: Homer and the Epic, The Iiliad, an…
Wrote epic poetry such as: Works and Days, Theogony, and othe…
Wrote Greek tragedies such as: Agamemnon, The Choephore, The…
Wrote Greek tragedies such as: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonu…
Homer
Wrote epic poetry such as: Homer and the Epic, The Iiliad, an…
Hesiod
Wrote epic poetry such as: Works and Days, Theogony, and othe…
22 terms
Greek Literature
Homer
Hesiod
Aesop
Alcaeus
Illiad, Odyssey, blind, dactylic hexameter
Theogony, Works and Days
Well known fables, slave from egypt
Pittacus
Homer
Illiad, Odyssey, blind, dactylic hexameter
Hesiod
Theogony, Works and Days
31 terms
Greek Literature
orchestra
theatron
parados
skene
Where chorus danced
where the audience sat on the benches
aisles extending from orchestra to sides of theatron
rectangular building, providing background for action, an are…
orchestra
Where chorus danced
theatron
where the audience sat on the benches
63 terms
Greek Literature
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Artemis
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
god of war; Mars
goddess of hunting, the moon; Diana
Aphrodite
goddess of love, beauty, fertility; Venus
Apollo
god of archery, music, prophecy, healing, light
39 terms
Greek literature
Hamitic thesis
Omu
Berbers
Mogadishu
Argued that atheans werent capable of work
Female co ruler with the male cheif
A religion in north africa
A muslim sultante; a monarchy that employed a slave military
Hamitic thesis
Argued that atheans werent capable of work
Omu
Female co ruler with the male cheif
35 terms
Greek literature
Homer
I. Hesoid
1. Theogony
2. Work and days
Iliad... Odyssey
Descriptive... Celebrates work of gods and lives of peasants
Genealogy of the gods
Farm life of peasants
Homer
Iliad... Odyssey
I. Hesoid
Descriptive... Celebrates work of gods and lives of peasants
12 terms
Greek Literature
Homers epic poems
Hesiod
Theogeny
Work and days
Iliad, odessey
Theogeny and work and days
Genealogy of the gods
Poetic story of farm peasants
Homers epic poems
Iliad, odessey
Hesiod
Theogeny and work and days
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