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16 terms
Western Literature
Big Questions
how many pages of writing total
Text books
participation percent
what is the good life? what does it mean to be human? what is…
15 pages
genesis... trials of Socrates (plato)... the aenied (virgil)... the od…
10
Big Questions
what is the good life? what does it mean to be human? what is…
how many pages of writing total
15 pages
Western Literature
The Silesian Weavers
Reverie
The Voyage
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Heine
Hugo
Baudelaire
Tolstoy
The Silesian Weavers
Heine
Reverie
Hugo
Western Literature
Antigone
Medea
Lysistrata
Aeneid
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
Virgil
Antigone
Sophocles
Medea
Euripides
Western Literature
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Heart of Darkness
The Dead
A Room of One's Own
Tolstoy
Conrad
James Joyce
Virginia Woolf
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Tolstoy
Heart of Darkness
Conrad
28 terms
Western Literature/Communications
agon
amoibaion
anapests
antistrophe
a formal debate, highly rhetorical in nature and often somewa…
an exchange sung in lyrics between two actors
a meter that can be chanted or sung, often associated with ma…
see triadic structure
agon
a formal debate, highly rhetorical in nature and often somewa…
amoibaion
an exchange sung in lyrics between two actors
63 terms
Western Literature
Who retains Odysseus on the island Ogy…
What goddess supports Odysseus and adv…
Who are the significant, most defiant…
What rouse does Penelope devise to dis…
Calypso... --- a goddess ... Zeus sends Hermes to command Calypso t…
Athena... --- she assumes the form of Odysseus' old friend Mente…
Antinous... --- the leader... Eurymachus
She claims she will choose a suitor once she's finished weavi…
Who retains Odysseus on the island Ogy…
Calypso... --- a goddess ... Zeus sends Hermes to command Calypso t…
What goddess supports Odysseus and adv…
Athena... --- she assumes the form of Odysseus' old friend Mente…
Western Literature
Who retains Odysseus on the island Ogy…
What goddess supports Odysseus and adv…
Who are the significant, most defiant…
What rouse does Penelope devise to dis…
Calypso... --- a goddess ... Zeus sends Hermes to command Calypso t…
Athena... --- she assumes the form of Odysseus' old friend Mente…
Antinous... --- the leader... Eurymachus
She claims she will choose a suitor once she's finished weavi…
Who retains Odysseus on the island Ogy…
Calypso... --- a goddess ... Zeus sends Hermes to command Calypso t…
What goddess supports Odysseus and adv…
Athena... --- she assumes the form of Odysseus' old friend Mente…
Non-Western Literature
Anastrophe
Alliteration
Aphorism
Invective
Inversion of the natural or usual word order
Repetition of initial consonants in two or more adjacent or n…
Generalization of life
Creative cursing
Anastrophe
Inversion of the natural or usual word order
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonants in two or more adjacent or n…
20 terms
Western Literature Vocabulary
Abject
Agnostic
Complicity
Derelict
adj-degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete…
Noun- one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
Noun-Involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accompl…
Noun- someone or something that is abandoned or neglected ... 1…
Abject
adj-degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete…
Agnostic
Noun- one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a…
13 terms
Western Literature Mid-Term
Aeneas
Dido
Ganelon
Psychomachia
Leader of Troy, destined by the gods to found Rome. Rejects h…
Aeneas's love interest. Queen of Carthage. Swore that after t…
A Frankish baron. Roland's evil stepfather. Envious and spite…
The Virtues are at war with the Vices. They are all ladies!
Aeneas
Leader of Troy, destined by the gods to found Rome. Rejects h…
Dido
Aeneas's love interest. Queen of Carthage. Swore that after t…
Western Literature Test 3
3 elements of modernism
examples of modernism in "Love Song"
example of Ibo culture from "Things Fa…
Mr. Kiaga
breaking traditions... fragment of "self"... multiple/unstable iden…
stark contrast between the first few sentences "Let us go the…
complexity is valued through family roles and dynamics, work,…
newfound interpreter/pastor of the young and small congregati…
3 elements of modernism
breaking traditions... fragment of "self"... multiple/unstable iden…
examples of modernism in "Love Song"
stark contrast between the first few sentences "Let us go the…
31 terms
Western Literature: Terms and Examples
novel
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Juxtaposition
A long fictional narrative written in prose, usually having m…
Author directly describes character (telling). One way this c…
Author subtly reveals the character through actions and inter…
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
novel
A long fictional narrative written in prose, usually having m…
Direct Characterization
Author directly describes character (telling). One way this c…
Western Literature Roman
Gravitas
Pietas
Veritas
Virtus
- gravity= pulls you down ... - you have to be the best you can…
- devotion to the god, loyalty to family, serve your communit…
-truthfulness... -honesty... -don't cheat
-any time of strength ... - don't give into fear or desires... -sta…
Gravitas
- gravity= pulls you down ... - you have to be the best you can…
Pietas
- devotion to the god, loyalty to family, serve your communit…
41 terms
Western Literature Final
Definition of an epic poem
Invocation to the Muse
Calliope
Epic Poem
An epic poem is a long narrative poem, in elevated style pres…
Formal request for inspiration and assistance.
The Muse's real name (never called this in the invocation to…
Mini plot summary of what the epic is about.
Definition of an epic poem
An epic poem is a long narrative poem, in elevated style pres…
Invocation to the Muse
Formal request for inspiration and assistance.
25 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Lure
Frontier
Destiny
Manifest destiny
A tempt to do something or go somewhere, especially with prom…
Begins at the border of the known and the unknown
Fate
Certain fate
Lure
A tempt to do something or go somewhere, especially with prom…
Frontier
Begins at the border of the known and the unknown
20 terms
Western Literature Vocabulary
faction
pretext
manifests
posthumous
a subgroup that is part of a larger group
reason that you give to hide the REAL reason for doing someth…
shows; represents
after death
faction
a subgroup that is part of a larger group
pretext
reason that you give to hide the REAL reason for doing someth…
47 terms
Western Literature Midterm Characters
Everyman
Death (Everyman)
Cousin
Good Deeds
protagonist of a morality play, represents mankind, deserted…
sent by God to help mankind, messenger of God, informs protag…
represents family members and close friends, deserts Everyman…
only character that does not leave Everyman, represents Every…
Everyman
protagonist of a morality play, represents mankind, deserted…
Death (Everyman)
sent by God to help mankind, messenger of God, informs protag…
28 terms
Western Literature Exam
Belabor
Coherent
Encomium
Reconnaissance
to thrash soundly, to work on excessively ... s: overwork
holding or sticking together, making a logical whole... s:connec…
a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute
a survey made for military purposes; any exam
Belabor
to thrash soundly, to work on excessively ... s: overwork
Coherent
holding or sticking together, making a logical whole... s:connec…
96 terms
Western Literature Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antagonist
The repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants or const…
A reference to a person, a place, an event or literary work t…
A comparison made between two things to show similarity betwe…
A person or force opposing the protagonist in a narrative; a…
Alliteration
The repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants or const…
Allusion
A reference to a person, a place, an event or literary work t…
Archetypes in Western Literature
Bad Boy
Good Girl
Mentor
Bad Man
Unmarried and usually disenfranchised. Always the underdog an…
She is normally red headed and always innocent and trusting w…
Foil to the Bad Man, he will usually teach the bad boy how to…
The entity the bad boy must overcome. In early literature, li…
Bad Boy
Unmarried and usually disenfranchised. Always the underdog an…
Good Girl
She is normally red headed and always innocent and trusting w…
26 terms
World and Non-Western Literature
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Odyssey
The Tale of Genji
Journey to the West
An epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. Dating from the Third…
Written by Homer. A Greek tragedy about the adventures of Ody…
A Japanese tale written by Murasaki Shikibu about the lifesty…
Chinese novel written during the Ming dynasty and attributed…
The Epic of Gilgamesh
An epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. Dating from the Third…
The Odyssey
Written by Homer. A Greek tragedy about the adventures of Ody…
Western Literature (Works to Author)
Of Studies
Meditation 17
To His Coy Mistress
The Constant Lover
Francis Bacon
John Donne
Andrew Marvell
Sir John Suckling
Of Studies
Francis Bacon
Meditation 17
John Donne
Famous Literature of Western Civilization
Enuma Elish
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Book of the Dead
Linear A
A Mesopotamian epic poem that tells the story of creation
A Sumerian epic poem written in about 2000 B.C.E. that descri…
A collection of Egyptian spells and prayers concerned with th…
A Minoan script that has not been deciphered
Enuma Elish
A Mesopotamian epic poem that tells the story of creation
The Epic of Gilgamesh
A Sumerian epic poem written in about 2000 B.C.E. that descri…
Western Literature - Vocabulary
Atmosphere
Paradox
Oxymoron
Chiasmus
the prevailing mood or feeling of a literary work
A statement that reveals a kind of truth, although at first s…
a figure of speech that combines contradictory ideas of terms…
a reversal in the order of words in 2 parallel phrases
Atmosphere
the prevailing mood or feeling of a literary work
Paradox
A statement that reveals a kind of truth, although at first s…
14 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Theogony
Epic
Epithets
Enumenatio
birth of gods
long narrative poem, majestic in theme and style
character rising word or phrase accompanying or replacing the…
list of catalogs
Theogony
birth of gods
Epic
long narrative poem, majestic in theme and style
74 terms
Literature of the Western World II
8 Film elements
What was the first country to have mov…
What are the five components of any st…
The elements of a basic story include
photography, movement, editing, sound, perspective, acting, d…
USA - Because of the war
1) Things were once good... 2) Something bad happened... 3) A need…
Plot, Style, Setting, Characters, Symbolism, Theme, Conflict,…
8 Film elements
photography, movement, editing, sound, perspective, acting, d…
What was the first country to have mov…
USA - Because of the war
42 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Vanquish (verb)
Tyranny (noun)
Gracious (adj)
Avarice (noun)
to defeat throughly, eliminate
a cruel or oppressive government/leader
courteous; kind
extreme greediness
Vanquish (verb)
to defeat throughly, eliminate
Tyranny (noun)
a cruel or oppressive government/leader
Vocabulary Western literature
Gastr -
Geo-
Gram -
Graph-
(Stomach)... / gastric
(Earth)... / geography
(Writing )... /Grammar
(Draw, write)... / graphic
Gastr -
(Stomach)... / gastric
Geo-
(Earth)... / geography
110 terms
Vocabulary - Western Literature
ostentatious (adj.)
lamentable (adj.)
portent (adj.)
deprecate (v.)
showy, pretentious
pitiable, of poor quality
omen, sign
to minimize importance/value of something
ostentatious (adj.)
showy, pretentious
lamentable (adj.)
pitiable, of poor quality
25 terms
Western Literature Vocabulary
Lure
Frontier
Destiny
Manifest Destiny
something that attracks
the border between known and unknown
fate or future
an ostensibly benevolent or necessary policy of imperialistic…
Lure
something that attracks
Frontier
the border between known and unknown
Western Literature Vocabulary
Lure
Frontier
Destiny
Manifest Destiny
a thing that attracts
limits of knowledge about a particular subject
fate
certain fate; the belief that the U.S. has a God-given right…
Lure
a thing that attracts
Frontier
limits of knowledge about a particular subject
60 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Exemplary
Manifest
Eloquent
Pragmatic
(adj.) Representing the best of its kind
(adj.) Clear or obvious
(adj.) Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
(adj.) Logical or pratical
Exemplary
(adj.) Representing the best of its kind
Manifest
(adj.) Clear or obvious
Western Literature Vocab
adversarial (adj.)
Audacity (n)
Bane (n)
blithe (adj)
involving or characterized by conflict or opposition... syn:oppo…
the willingness to take bold risks ... syn: bravery, courage
a cause of great distress or annoyance ... syn: burden, curse
happy, joyous
adversarial (adj.)
involving or characterized by conflict or opposition... syn:oppo…
Audacity (n)
the willingness to take bold risks ... syn: bravery, courage
Western Literature Study Guide
bull of heaven
Enikdu
Enlil of the Mountain
Epithet for Urshanabi
-punishment sent to Gilgamesh because he rejected the advance…
-wild man sent by the gods to fight and wrestle Gilgamesh ... -b…
-father of the gods who decrees Gilgamesh's destiny
-the ferryman ... -accompanies Gilgamesh back to Uruk
bull of heaven
-punishment sent to Gilgamesh because he rejected the advance…
Enikdu
-wild man sent by the gods to fight and wrestle Gilgamesh ... -b…
46 terms
Western Literature Midterm Definitions
Analysis
Syllable
Iamb
Personification
Examining something for the purpose of explaining or discussi…
The most basic unit of measurement in a poem.
One foot of a line (two or three syllables) in a stressed-uns…
Giving human characteristics to non-human subjects.
Analysis
Examining something for the purpose of explaining or discussi…
Syllable
The most basic unit of measurement in a poem.
Western Literature: Personal Pronouns
Personal Pronoun rule
Nominative
1st singular
2nd singular
you can not cross over columns, meaning you can not use a sin…
for subject of predicate nomiative
I
you
Personal Pronoun rule
you can not cross over columns, meaning you can not use a sin…
Nominative
for subject of predicate nomiative
12 terms
Vocabulary for Western Literature
obstinate
captitulated
pragmatic
eloquent
stubborn
surrender
practical; common sense
beautiful language
obstinate
stubborn
captitulated
surrender
Western Literature (Author/work)
Confessions
Confessions
Oedipus
Metamorphosis
Augustine
Rousseau
Sophocles
Kafka
Confessions
Augustine
Confessions
Rousseau
5 terms
Western Literature 3
Naturalism
Synesthesia
Alliteration
Assonance
A style that seeks to reproduce a believable everyday reality…
A noun referring to one sense modified by an objective referr…
Repetition of a consonant sound
Repetition of a vowel sound
Naturalism
A style that seeks to reproduce a believable everyday reality…
Synesthesia
A noun referring to one sense modified by an objective referr…
14 terms
western literature works
antigone
odyssey
aeneid
annals
scophocles
homer
virgil
tacitus
antigone
scophocles
odyssey
homer
Western Literature (themes)
Augustine's Confessions
Rouseeau's Confessions
Oedipus, Sophocles
Metamorphosis, Kafka
self identity
self identity
self identity
self identity
Augustine's Confessions
self identity
Rouseeau's Confessions
self identity
39 terms
Non western literature
The narrative craft
Realism
the narrative craft focus on
The day the leader was killed
offer approach to genre and ideology in Arabic fiction
Not a technique of representation but is a construction of co…
Egypt for 2 reasons: ... 1- Most Arabic fiction was produced in…
Naguib Mahfouz
The narrative craft
offer approach to genre and ideology in Arabic fiction
Realism
Not a technique of representation but is a construction of co…
60 terms
Classics of Western Literature
Cleisthenes
aretê
rhapsode
Traditional Date of the Fall of Troy
An aristocrat, created a council of 500 and helped form Athen…
excellence, the vision of greatness, having merit or excellence
Poet
1184 BC
Cleisthenes
An aristocrat, created a council of 500 and helped form Athen…
aretê
excellence, the vision of greatness, having merit or excellence
Ancient Western Literature
a person who is opposed to, struggles…
A rhetorical figure in which the speak…
A body of approved works, comprising e…
A similar sense of detached superiorit…
Antagonist
Apostrophe
Canon
Dramatic Irony
a person who is opposed to, struggles…
Antagonist
A rhetorical figure in which the speak…
Apostrophe
Western Literature Passages
"What can lovely Venus do above? What…
Mother, what should I answer to that!…
"'Some person hold', he pursued, still…
""...Beauteous and swift, the minions…
Canterbury Tales (Knights Tales)... Need for Godly figures. Pal…
All Quiet on the Western Front... Paul doesn't want to tell his…
Hard Times... - it means that often times our heart tell us one…
Macbeth... Duncans horses which are beautiful and the best of t…
"What can lovely Venus do above? What…
Canterbury Tales (Knights Tales)... Need for Godly figures. Pal…
Mother, what should I answer to that!…
All Quiet on the Western Front... Paul doesn't want to tell his…
7 terms
Western Literature: Grammar
4 ways to combine sentences
7 Sentence Patterns
4 sentence (structure)
2 types of clauses (s and v)
- CS, coordinating conjunction CS... - 1st correlative CS; 2nd c…
S - V... S - V - DO... S - V - IO - DO... S - V - DO - OCN... S - V - DO…
(s) simple = 1 IC... (cd) compound = 2+ IC... (cx) complex = 1 IC +…
Main clause and subordinate clause
4 ways to combine sentences
- CS, coordinating conjunction CS... - 1st correlative CS; 2nd c…
7 Sentence Patterns
S - V... S - V - DO... S - V - IO - DO... S - V - DO - OCN... S - V - DO…
36 terms
Survey: Western Dramatic Literature
Oedipus Rex (430 BC) Author
Oedipus Rex (430 BC) Period/Genre
Antigone (441 BC) playwright
Antigone (441 BC) Period/Genre
Sophocles
Greek/tragedy
Sophocles
Greek/tragedy
Oedipus Rex (430 BC) Author
Sophocles
Oedipus Rex (430 BC) Period/Genre
Greek/tragedy
10 terms
Western Literature Vocabulary #1
Welter
Enmity
Covenant
Sojourn
N. A confused mass, jumble
N. A deep mutual hatred
N. A binding contract or agreement, often holy
V. To temporarily subside
Welter
N. A confused mass, jumble
Enmity
N. A deep mutual hatred
30 terms
Western Literature: Greek
The original settlers of Ancient Greec…
This poet was noted for his odes with…
He could neither read or write.
Another name for the city of Troy is
The Middle East
Pindar
Homer
Ilion
The original settlers of Ancient Greec…
The Middle East
This poet was noted for his odes with…
Pindar
22 terms
Non Western Literature
A Globalectical Imagination
Heart of Darkness
Seasons of Migration to the North
Reflections on the Excess of Empire
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Joseph Conrad
Tayeb Salih
Benita Parry
A Globalectical Imagination
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad
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