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30 terms
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
8 terms
Western Literature
The Silesian Weavers
Reverie
The Voyage
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Heine
Hugo
Baudelaire
Tolstoy
The Silesian Weavers
Heine
Reverie
Hugo
11 terms
Western Literature
Antigone
Medea
Lysistrata
Aeneid
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
Virgil
Antigone
Sophocles
Medea
Euripides
29 terms
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
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…
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…
15 terms
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…
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
12 terms
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…
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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…
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…
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
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…
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
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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…
42 terms
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…
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
25 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Lure
Frontier
Destiny
Manifest Destiny
(Noun) An appealing or attractive quality
(Noun) The border of known and unknown
(Noun) Fate
(Noun) Certain Fate
Lure
(Noun) An appealing or attractive quality
Frontier
(Noun) The border of known and unknown
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Western Literature Vocabulary
Genesis
Exodus
Enmity
Scurrilous
NOUN... the origin
NOUN... a departure or migration of a large people
NOUN... a deep mutual hatred
ADJECTIVE... rude or vulgar behavior
Genesis
NOUN... the origin
Exodus
NOUN... a departure or migration of a large people
26 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Lure
Frontier
Destiny
Manifest Destiny
To attract, entice, allure
The border of the known and unknown
Fate
Obvious fate to spread American ownership coast to coast
Lure
To attract, entice, allure
Frontier
The border of the known and unknown
7 terms
Western Literature Vocab
Nomadic
Daunting
Meagre
Monotonous
roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or w…
tending to make people afraid or less confident
very small or too small in amount... : not having enough of some…
used to describe something that is boring because it is alway…
Nomadic
roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or w…
Daunting
tending to make people afraid or less confident
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
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Vocabulary Western literature
Gastr -
Geo-
Gram -
Graph-
(Stomach)... / gastric
(Earth)... / geography
(Writing )... /Grammar
(Draw, write)... / graphic
Gastr -
(Stomach)... / gastric
Geo-
(Earth)... / geography
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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
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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
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…
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 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…
84 terms
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
34 terms
western literature review
kleos
xenia
acedia
nostos
building of reputation of a person when he/she is gone, not n…
rules of courtesy between host and guest and guest and host;…
rules of morality; ex for lack of acedia. the island of the c…
a homeward journey; ex. Odysseus' journey when he is thrown a…
kleos
building of reputation of a person when he/she is gone, not n…
xenia
rules of courtesy between host and guest and guest and host;…
16 terms
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
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Western literature Characters
Odyseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Antinous
King of Ithaca, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, fo…
Son of Odysseus and Penelope, sets out to find Odysseus and r…
Wife of Odysseus, loyal, faithful, pursued by the suitors
An obnoxious suitor who tries to kill Telemachus
Odyseus
King of Ithaca, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, fo…
Telemachus
Son of Odysseus and Penelope, sets out to find Odysseus and r…
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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
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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
55 terms
Western Literature Finals Vocabulary
Soliloquy
Monologue
Aside
Pun
A speech, usually lengthy, in which a character alone on stag…
A lengthy, uninterrupted speech that is spoken in the presenc…
Words spoken by a character, usually in an undertone, meant o…
A play on words
Soliloquy
A speech, usually lengthy, in which a character alone on stag…
Monologue
A lengthy, uninterrupted speech that is spoken in the presenc…
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.
20 terms
Western Literature Vocabulary 2
Plunder
Marshal
Mull
Lyre
Verb... to seize by force, to pillage
Verb... to organize participants, such as troops, in a group, o…
Verb... to think deeply... or... to heat with spices
Noun... a harp like instrument
Plunder
Verb... to seize by force, to pillage
Marshal
Verb... to organize participants, such as troops, in a group, o…
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.
26 terms
Western Literature Midterm
Pagan authors influenced in Early West…
Exodus 3
Deut. 21
1 Samuel 13
Plato, Aristotle, Homer, Vergil, Cicero, Ovid
Egyptian Gold: augustine applies this to classical education;…
Beautiful Captive: Jerome uses this passage and takes the sec…
The Blacksmith; Battle; Bede: leaving the height of God's wor…
Pagan authors influenced in Early West…
Plato, Aristotle, Homer, Vergil, Cicero, Ovid
Exodus 3
Egyptian Gold: augustine applies this to classical education;…
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
14 terms
Western Literature Final
Enlightenment
Candide
A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Rousseau
time that drew attention to one's thoughts and embraced indiv…
Voltaire- Enlightenment
Wollstonecraft- Enlightenment
thought children shouldn't be educated until they were 12
Enlightenment
time that drew attention to one's thoughts and embraced indiv…
Candide
Voltaire- Enlightenment
84 terms
Western Literature Themes
Fate
Freewill
Religion
Emotion
...
...
...
...
Fate
...
Freewill
...
14 terms
western literature works
antigone
odyssey
aeneid
annals
scophocles
homer
virgil
tacitus
antigone
scophocles
odyssey
homer
12 terms
Vocabulary for Western Literature
obstinate
captitulated
pragmatic
eloquent
stubborn
surrender
practical; common sense
beautiful language
obstinate
stubborn
captitulated
surrender
16 terms
Western Literature (Author/work)
Confessions
Confessions
Oedipus
Metamorphosis
Augustine
Rousseau
Sophocles
Kafka
Confessions
Augustine
Confessions
Rousseau
16 terms
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
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