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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"
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World Literature Vocab 1
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
(v.) to hate
(n.) narrow-minded or prejudiced person
(adj.) fake, false
(v.) to give voting rights
abhor
(v.) to hate
bigot
(n.) narrow-minded or prejudiced person
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World Literature Unit 1
Invincible
Provincial
Evince
Conducive
Unable to be conquered
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
to establish; to reflect the truth of
supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Invincible
Unable to be conquered
Provincial
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
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World Literature Vocabulary #1
facetious
ostentatious
optimum
detriment
(adj) humorous; playfully joking
(adj) meant to impress others; flashy
(adj) best possible; most favorable; most desirable
(n) something that causes damage, harm, or loss
facetious
(adj) humorous; playfully joking
ostentatious
(adj) meant to impress others; flashy
World literature vocab 1
Hubris
Rancor
Achaean
Darden
A great or foolish amount of pride or confidence
An angry feeling of hate or dislike towards someone who has t…
Of or relating to Greece
Of or relating to troy
Hubris
A great or foolish amount of pride or confidence
Rancor
An angry feeling of hate or dislike towards someone who has t…
World Literature Vocab 1
Abate
Bouy(ed)
Digression
Extenuating
to become less strong, or to make something less strong
to keep afloat, to cause to become cheerful or confident. Or…
a temporary departure from the main subject in speech or writ…
acting to excuse something bad or causing something to be jud…
Abate
to become less strong, or to make something less strong
Bouy(ed)
to keep afloat, to cause to become cheerful or confident. Or…
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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"
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world literature semester 1
noun
verb
pronoun
preposition
a person, place, or thing
a word that describes an action
a word that takes place of a noun and refers to a person
a word that shows the relationship between a noun and a pronoun
noun
a person, place, or thing
verb
a word that describes an action
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World Literature - 1
Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
No Longer at Ease
Anthills of the Savannah
Arrow of God
A Man of the People
Chinua Achebe
No Longer at Ease
Chinua Achebe
Anthills of the Savannah
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World Literature Unit 1
Give 3 reasons for studying Literature.
How did the story Kaffir Boy demonstra…
What does indefatigable mean? (his gra…
Share about the story Kaffir Boy
1. We are caretakers of God's creation... Psalm 24:1 "The earth…
We learned what life was like for African Americans in South…
Untiring
Granny works for Mrs. Smith as a servant. Her grandson comes…
Give 3 reasons for studying Literature.
1. We are caretakers of God's creation... Psalm 24:1 "The earth…
How did the story Kaffir Boy demonstra…
We learned what life was like for African Americans in South…
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World Literature Unit 1 Roots
VINC
VICT
DUC
DUCT
to conquer
to conquer
to lead
to lead
VINC
to conquer
VICT
to conquer
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World Literature List 1
Literature
Nation
Culture
Tradition
Writings in which expression and form, in connection with ide…
A large body of people, associated with a particular territor…
The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular soci…
The handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, in…
Literature
Writings in which expression and form, in connection with ide…
Nation
A large body of people, associated with a particular territor…
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World Literature Vocabulary 1
Cowered
Rudimentary
Infatuated
Condolences
crouched and trembled in fear
Basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development
Foolish; foolishly passionate or attracted; made foolish; foo…
(n) an expression of sympathy
Cowered
crouched and trembled in fear
Rudimentary
Basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development
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World Literature Vocab 1
abate
cogent
denizen
emulate
(verb) to reduce in amount, size; to lessen or diminish
(adjective) straight to the point, pertinent
(noun) inhabitant or resident
(verb) to imitate with effort to equal
abate
(verb) to reduce in amount, size; to lessen or diminish
cogent
(adjective) straight to the point, pertinent
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World Literature Vocabulary 1
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimera
(n.) an assistant or helper ... (adj.) added or connected in a s…
(n.) A sheep that leads the flock of sheep wearing a bell on…
(v.) to make a shrill howling ... (n.) a shrill howling or waili…
(n.) a fire-bearing female monster with a lion's head, a goat…
Adjunct
(n.) an assistant or helper ... (adj.) added or connected in a s…
Bellwether
(n.) A sheep that leads the flock of sheep wearing a bell on…
World Literature 1
Aquiline
Salient
Palpable
Lugubrious
Curving like an eagles beak, like an eagle (said of facial fe…
Moving by leaps, jetting upward, prominent (clearly noticeable)
Capable of being touched or felt, tangible
Mournful, esp. In an exaggerated way (said of demeanor, attit…
Aquiline
Curving like an eagles beak, like an eagle (said of facial fe…
Salient
Moving by leaps, jetting upward, prominent (clearly noticeable)
World Literature Vocab #1
Accredit
Credence
Creditable
Credulous
To authorize, To certify, To believe
Belief, Acceptance as true
Deserving praise
Believing too easily, Gulliable
Accredit
To authorize, To certify, To believe
Credence
Belief, Acceptance as true
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World Literature Unit 1
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
Who wrote "Eduation, Our Own Work"?
Who wrote "A School of Facts"?
Who wrote "The Garden-Party"?
Frances Grey Patton
John Todd
Charles Dickens
Katherine Mansfield
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
Frances Grey Patton
Who wrote "Eduation, Our Own Work"?
John Todd
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World Literature 1
(Margaret) Atwood
(Margaret) Atwood
(Margaret) Atwood
Lao Tzu
The Blind Assassin
Oryx and Crake
The Handmaid's Tale
Tao Te Ching
(Margaret) Atwood
The Blind Assassin
(Margaret) Atwood
Oryx and Crake
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World Literature Vocabulary #1
abhor
bombast
epithet
moor
to regard with disgust and hatred
high sounding language with little meaning used to impress pe…
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
Muslim inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula
abhor
to regard with disgust and hatred
bombast
high sounding language with little meaning used to impress pe…
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World Literature Vocabulary 1
Exemplary
Hypocrite
Conundrum
Kindle
Deserving imitation, serving as an example
An insincere person, one who pretends to have feelings they r…
A riddle or mystery
To start a fire, ignite, arouse
Exemplary
Deserving imitation, serving as an example
Hypocrite
An insincere person, one who pretends to have feelings they r…
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World Literature Vocab 1
rhetoric
quizzically
neurotic
recur
the art of persuasion through reading and writing
a questioning manner, filled with questions
affected by worry due to mental disturbance
to happen again or repeatedly
rhetoric
the art of persuasion through reading and writing
quizzically
a questioning manner, filled with questions
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World Literature Vocab 1
Monomania
Motley
Volition
Depravity
Excessive interest in a single subject
Of diverse and varied elements & Multicolored
The act of willing or choosing
Moral corruption or wickedness
Monomania
Excessive interest in a single subject
Motley
Of diverse and varied elements & Multicolored
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World Literature 1
Honore De Balzac
Albert Camus
Antonie de Saint-Exupery
Thomas Hobbes
The Human Comedy; Father Goriot
The Plague; The Stranger
The Little Prince
Leviathan
Honore De Balzac
The Human Comedy; Father Goriot
Albert Camus
The Plague; The Stranger
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Vocab #1 for World Literature
abate
abet
abhor
acquit
(verb) to lesson in violence or intensity... syn: subside, decr…
(verb) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... syn:…
(verb) to detest, loathe, hate strongly... syn: despise, abomin…
(verb) to find not guilty of a fault or crime... syn: vindicate…
abate
(verb) to lesson in violence or intensity... syn: subside, decr…
abet
(verb) to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... syn:…
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World Literature Exam #1
Characteristics of Oral Literature
Characteristics of Oral Literature
Characteristics of Oral Literature
Characteristics of Oral Literature
- Gods and Goddesses
- Tells a myth
- Has an underlying mortality lesson
- Tells a story
Characteristics of Oral Literature
- Gods and Goddesses
Characteristics of Oral Literature
- Tells a myth
World Literature Exam #1
"Two thirds they made him God and one…
"His lust leaves no virgin to her love…
"I will let my hair grow long for your…
"He was innocent of mankind; he knew n…
Gilgamesh... Context: The prologue is describing Gilgamesh as pe…
Gilgamesh... Importance: From prologue. States that Gilgamesh is…
Gilgamesh... Context: Gilgamesh is speaking; referring to the de…
Gilgamesh... Importance: Enkidu was pure before the trapper call…
"Two thirds they made him God and one…
Gilgamesh... Context: The prologue is describing Gilgamesh as pe…
"His lust leaves no virgin to her love…
Gilgamesh... Importance: From prologue. States that Gilgamesh is…
world literature vocabulary 1
accentuate (v)
Allegory (n)
Ambiguous (adj)
Comprehensive (adj)
to heighten the effect of; to highlight
a symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions repres…
having more than one meaning; unclear; vague
inclusive; thorough
accentuate (v)
to heighten the effect of; to highlight
Allegory (n)
a symbolic story in which people, settings, or actions repres…
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World Literature Unit 1
Griot
Folk Epic
Literary Epic
"In medias res"
The storyteller (holds a place of honor)
Stories about heroes that were originally sung, overtime they…
Written by a specific author, borrowing the style and charact…
In the middle of things
Griot
The storyteller (holds a place of honor)
Folk Epic
Stories about heroes that were originally sung, overtime they…
World Literature Test 1
Tartuffe
The Rape of the Lock
An Essay on Man
Candide
Moliere... Heroic Couplets/ Poetry
Alexander Pope... Heroic Couplets/ Poetry
Alexander Pope... Heroic Couplets/ Poetry
Voltaire... Prose
Tartuffe
Moliere... Heroic Couplets/ Poetry
The Rape of the Lock
Alexander Pope... Heroic Couplets/ Poetry
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World Literature 1 Gods
Apollo
Aphrodite
Ares
Artemis
Apollo, god of sun, music poetry.
Venus, goddess of love, beauty.
Mars, god of war
Diana, goddess of hunt.
Apollo
Apollo, god of sun, music poetry.
Aphrodite
Venus, goddess of love, beauty.
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World Literature-Unit 1
short story
plot
characters
theme
is an imaginative prose narrative written to give readers ent…
what happens
who makes it happen
what it means
short story
is an imaginative prose narrative written to give readers ent…
plot
what happens
Vocabulary 1 World Literature
Abate
Abet
Abhor
Acquit
To lessen in violence or intensity
To assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
To detest, loathe, hate strongly
To find not guilty of a fault or crime
Abate
To lessen in violence or intensity
Abet
To assist or encourage, especially in wrong doing
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World literature vocabulary 1
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally understrained
a coin collector
a scarcity; a lack
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally understrained
numismatist
a coin collector
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World Literature - Vocabulary 1
Incredulity
Decadent
Effulgence
Exhort
Unwilling or unable to believe something
Reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline
Radiant splendor
To strongly encourage or urge
Incredulity
Unwilling or unable to believe something
Decadent
Reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline
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World Literature Part 1
Things Fall Apart
House of the spirits
Pride and Prejudice
Pere Goriot
By: Achebe, Chinua... Okonkwo, a proud village leader, is driven…
By: Allende, Isabel... The story of the Trueba family in Chile,…
By: Austen, Jane... Love and marriage among the English country…
By: Balzac, Honore de... A father is reduced to poverty after gi…
Things Fall Apart
By: Achebe, Chinua... Okonkwo, a proud village leader, is driven…
House of the spirits
By: Allende, Isabel... The story of the Trueba family in Chile,…
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World Literature Exam 1
Imperialism
Colonialism
Colonies: Exploitation and Settlements
India stock companies
Ruling another nation from afar
Settlements of people from the dominate nation in the coloniz…
Hybrid
East India Company ... New Zealand Company... African Company
Imperialism
Ruling another nation from afar
Colonialism
Settlements of people from the dominate nation in the coloniz…
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World Literature Exam 1
Zeus/Jupiter
Hera/Juno
Poseidon/Neptune
Athena/Minerva
Lord of the sky and supreme ruler of the gods known for throw…
Zeus' wife and sister. Protector of marriage; spent most of h…
Ruler of the sea. Brother of Zeus. Carried a three-pronged sp…
Daughter of Zeus alone (No mother). She sprang from his head…
Zeus/Jupiter
Lord of the sky and supreme ruler of the gods known for throw…
Hera/Juno
Zeus' wife and sister. Protector of marriage; spent most of h…
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World Literature Exam #1
Who is the author of the Daodejing?
What are the two parts of the Daodejing?
Laozi
What is the "Way"?
Laozi
The "Way" (dao) and "Virtue" (de)
attributed with the Daodejing, some scholars do not believe h…
natural, uncorrupted way of being that pervades everything in…
Who is the author of the Daodejing?
Laozi
What are the two parts of the Daodejing?
The "Way" (dao) and "Virtue" (de)
World List 1 ~ World Literature
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded,prejudiced person
fake;false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded,prejudiced person
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World Literature - Day 1
Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart
No Longer At Ease
Wole Soyinka
This Nigerian author, who lived from 1930 to 2013, wrote such…
In this Chinua Achebe work, Okonkwo, a leader and well-known…
This Chinua Achebe work is the sequel to Things Fall Apart.
This Nigerian author was born in 1934 and is still living. He…
Chinua Achebe
This Nigerian author, who lived from 1930 to 2013, wrote such…
Things Fall Apart
In this Chinua Achebe work, Okonkwo, a leader and well-known…
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World Literature Final 1
Crossing the Rubicon
Once in a blue moon
Achilles heel
Sirens
To make an inreversable step
Refers to something that happens very rarely
A vulnerable point
Something that tempts a person from safety
Crossing the Rubicon
To make an inreversable step
Once in a blue moon
Refers to something that happens very rarely
world literature final-1
fracas
deluge
rebuke
impassive
a noisy disturbance or quarrel.
severe flood
criticize, disapproval
not feeling or showing emotion
fracas
a noisy disturbance or quarrel.
deluge
severe flood
World literature Exam #1
What is the first requirement of an ep…
second requirement of an epic poem?
What is the difference between history…
third requirement of an epic poem?
Long serious Narrative poem
Celebrates one or more heroic persons in history or tradition.
History - things and events that actually happened ... Tradition…
Treat themes of historical, national, religious, or legendary…
What is the first requirement of an ep…
Long serious Narrative poem
second requirement of an epic poem?
Celebrates one or more heroic persons in history or tradition.
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Vocabulary #1 World Literature
Voracious
Edification
Writhe
Copious
consuming in great quantities
the instruction or improvement of a person morally or intelle…
make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions o…
abundant in supply or quantity
Voracious
consuming in great quantities
Edification
the instruction or improvement of a person morally or intelle…
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World literature vocab 1
Ambedextrous
Augment
Bereft
Deploy
Able to use both hands equally well, very skillfull, decitefu…
To make larger to increase
Deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
To position or arrange, to utilize, to form up
Ambedextrous
Able to use both hands equally well, very skillfull, decitefu…
Augment
To make larger to increase
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Vocab 1 World Literature
Apathy
Blithe
Conducive
Foment
Lack of emotion or caring
Carefree
Tending to produce or contribute to
To investigate
Apathy
Lack of emotion or caring
Blithe
Carefree
World Literature: List 1
Sartorial (adj)
Ascetic (adj/n)
Serendipity (n)
Laconic (adj)
Of tailors and their work; of clothing and dress
Self-denying; anyone who leads a life of contemplation and se…
An aptitude, or the quality of, making fortunate discoveries…
Brief or terse in speech; using few words
Sartorial (adj)
Of tailors and their work; of clothing and dress
Ascetic (adj/n)
Self-denying; anyone who leads a life of contemplation and se…
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World Literature Vocabulary #1
PHOBIA
Acrophobia (noun)
Agoraphobia (noun)
Anglophobia (noun)
fear, dislike, aversion
fear of heights
fear of open spaces
aversion towards white people
PHOBIA
fear, dislike, aversion
Acrophobia (noun)
fear of heights
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World Literature Vocabulary 1
usurp
portentous
harbinger
partisan
taking control without authority
momentous or ominous significance
something that approaches something or someone
a pike with a long tapered blade
usurp
taking control without authority
portentous
momentous or ominous significance
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