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12 terms
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
11 terms
World Literature Unit 2
Edwin Markham
Robert Browning
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Alfred Noyes
Who wrote "A Poet's Plea for Poetry"?
Who wrote "How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"?
Who wrote "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver"?
Who wrote "The Highwayman"?
Edwin Markham
Who wrote "A Poet's Plea for Poetry"?
Robert Browning
Who wrote "How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix"?
13 terms
World Literature Unit 1
Frances Grey Patton
John Todd
Charles Dickens
Katherine Mansfield
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
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
John Todd
Who wrote "Eduation, Our Own Work"?
15 terms
World Literature Unit 3
Who wrote "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Who wrote "The Raven"?
Who wrote "The Red-headed League"?
Who wrote "The Inspiration of Mr. Budd"?
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dorothy L. Sayers
Who wrote "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
Edgar Allan Poe
Who wrote "The Raven"?
Edgar Allan Poe
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Unit 11 World Literature
Fid
Fidelity
Confide
Fall
To trust, believe
Faithfulness; loyalty
To trust (another) with information or a secret
To deceive
Fid
To trust, believe
Fidelity
Faithfulness; loyalty
12 terms
World Literature Unit 7
sentimentality
Leo Tolstoy
Russia
the snowman cried
the indulgence in emotion for its own sake without regard for…
Who wrote "What Men Live By"?
Where was Leo Tolstoy from?
What did the snowman do in the poem "Boy at the Window"?
sentimentality
the indulgence in emotion for its own sake without regard for…
Leo Tolstoy
Who wrote "What Men Live By"?
13 terms
World literature: Unit 6
omni
Omnipotent
A, An
Omnivorous
All, Every
All powerful
Without, not
Eat both plant and animal
omni
All, Every
Omnipotent
All powerful
12 terms
World Literature Unit 1
Frances Grey Patton
John Todd
Charles Dickens
Katherine Mansfield
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
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
John Todd
Who wrote "Eduation, Our Own Work"?
14 terms
World Literature - Unit 5 -
In "After St. Augustine," what does "s…
In "After St. Augustine," what does "f…
In "After St. Augustine," what does "s…
In "After St. Augustine," what does "c…
refers to a time of prosperity
refers to a time of difficulty
refers to a time of trials
refers to a time of peace
In "After St. Augustine," what does "s…
refers to a time of prosperity
In "After St. Augustine," what does "f…
refers to a time of difficulty
30 terms
World Literature Unit 4
Who wrote "Smells"?
Who wrote "Meeting at Night"?
Who wrote "Platero and I"?
Who wrote "The Oak"?
Christopher Morley
Robert Browning
Juan Ramón Jiménez
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Who wrote "Smells"?
Christopher Morley
Who wrote "Meeting at Night"?
Robert Browning
12 terms
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
9 terms
World Literature Unit 1
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
short story
plot
characters
Frances Grey Patton
an imaginative prose narrative written to give the reader ent…
what happens in a story
imaginary persons who carry out the action of the plot
Who wrote "Good Morning, Miss Dove"?
Frances Grey Patton
short story
an imaginative prose narrative written to give the reader ent…
25 terms
World Literature-Unit 3
plot
conflict
external
protagonist
the _ of the story is the arrangement of incidents or events,…
a struggle between opposing forces
this struggle may be a clash of actions, ideas, wills, or for…
the main character
plot
the _ of the story is the arrangement of incidents or events,…
conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
32 terms
World Literature-Unit 8
fixed form
continuous form
stanzaic form
stanzas
is a traditional pattern which applies to the whole poem such…
a poem which employs a written line upon like with no groupin…
a poem using _ is written in stanzas
groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated thr…
fixed form
is a traditional pattern which applies to the whole poem such…
continuous form
a poem which employs a written line upon like with no groupin…
16 terms
World Literature-Unit 7
sentimentality
What Men Live By
Count Leo Tolstoy
Boy at the Window
-is the indulgence in emotion for its own sake without regard…
written by Count Leo Tolstoy
a Russian writer and philosopher was born into an aristocrati…
written by Richard Wilbur
sentimentality
-is the indulgence in emotion for its own sake without regard…
What Men Live By
written by Count Leo Tolstoy
12 terms
World Literature-Unit 11
language
thoughts ideas
human
general
_ is one of God's greatest gifts to man; it is the single mos…
this is because they have no _ or general _ in the proper sense
this second kind of signal is _ communication
it is the exchange of _ ideas-foxes in general, rabbits in ge…
language
_ is one of God's greatest gifts to man; it is the single mos…
thoughts ideas
this is because they have no _ or general _ in the proper sense
19 terms
World literature unit 8
fixed form
continuous
stanzaic form
stanzas
a traditional pattern which applies to the whole poem
written line upon line with no grouping of lines or breaks
written in stanzas
groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated thr…
fixed form
a traditional pattern which applies to the whole poem
continuous
written line upon line with no grouping of lines or breaks
20 terms
World Literature Unit 3
Accrue
Agility
Apothecary
Arbitrate
Verb. accumulate or recieve
Noun. The power of moving quickly and easily
Noun. A person who prepared and sold medicines and drugs
Verb. Reach an authoritative judgement or settlement
Accrue
Verb. accumulate or recieve
Agility
Noun. The power of moving quickly and easily
22 terms
World Literature Unit 2
Adroit
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Skillfull, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Peaceable, friendly
Having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive
Adroit
Skillfull, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Amicable
Peaceable, friendly
20 terms
World Literature-Unit 10
setting
Crystal Moment
Rober P. Tristram Coffin
A White Heron
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
written by Rober P. Tristram Coffin
an American poet, essayist, novelist, and college professor,…
written by Sarah Orne Jewett
setting
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
Crystal Moment
written by Rober P. Tristram Coffin
54 terms
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…
30 terms
World Literature Unit 13
Ovid
Daedalus
He drowned
wings
Who wrote The Story of Daedalus and Icarus and Metamorphoses?
Who said "I warn you, Icarus, fly a middle course:... Don't go…
How did Icarus die?
Daedalus made what for himself and Icarus?
Ovid
Who wrote The Story of Daedalus and Icarus and Metamorphoses?
Daedalus
Who said "I warn you, Icarus, fly a middle course:... Don't go…
28 terms
World Literature-Unit 5
theme
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
Of the Imitation of Christ
Thomas A Kempis
is the central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the…
a great-grandniece of the port Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was a…
written by Thomas A Kempis
his devotional book Of the Imitation of Christ has had unequa…
theme
is the central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the…
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
a great-grandniece of the port Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was a…
28 terms
World Literature-Unit 4
connotations
denotations
imagery
figurative language
suggested meanings or associations
literal meanings
the use of words which appeal to our senses
includes various types of comparisons (similes, metaphors, pe…
connotations
suggested meanings or associations
denotations
literal meanings
16 terms
World Literature-Unit 2
ballad
stanzas
dialogue
folk ballad
is a short narrative song written in stanzas
groups of repeated lines usually containing the same meter an…
conversation between characters
the earliest type, is anonymous and was originally sung
ballad
is a short narrative song written in stanzas
stanzas
groups of repeated lines usually containing the same meter an…
12 terms
World Literature-Unit 9
paradox
Ilyas
allusion
Contentment
truth is expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
written by Leo Tolstoy
is a reference to mythology, history, or literary work
written Oliver Wendell Holmes
paradox
truth is expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
Ilyas
written by Leo Tolstoy
20 terms
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
17 terms
Unit 2: World Literature
When an author tells the readers about…
What type of imagery is used, "She shi…
When the audience knows something that…
If it's pouring rain and my brother sa…
Flashback
Sound imagery
Dramatic irony
Verbal irony
When an author tells the readers about…
Flashback
What type of imagery is used, "She shi…
Sound imagery
58 terms
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…
47 terms
World Literature-Unit 6
rhyme
rhythm
onomatopoeia
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
the correspondance of sounds
the regular recurrence of sound or motion; pattern
using words which sound like what they mean (growl, hiss, pop)
was written by Robert Browning
rhyme
the correspondance of sounds
rhythm
the regular recurrence of sound or motion; pattern
69 terms
World Literature-Unit 12
polytheists
myths
Homer
Iliad
worshipers of many gods
man-made stories about gods and goddesses
the blind poet who lived more than seven hundred years before…
this word mean "the tale of Ilios" (Troy); recounts the event…
polytheists
worshipers of many gods
myths
man-made stories about gods and goddesses
13 terms
World Literature Unit 3
Willian Rose Benet
Guy de Maupassant
Johann Wolfgang von Goeythe
Walter de la Mare
who wrote "the skater of ghost lake"?
who wrote "an uncomfortable bed"?
who wrote " the erl-king"?
who wrote "the listeners"?
Willian Rose Benet
who wrote "the skater of ghost lake"?
Guy de Maupassant
who wrote "an uncomfortable bed"?
66 terms
WORLD LITERATURE: UNIT 5
What are the 3 words of strength?
Who wrote Three Words of Strength
Considered the greatest of all German…
Excelsior author
Love, Hope, and Faith
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What are the 3 words of strength?
Love, Hope, and Faith
Who wrote Three Words of Strength
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
16 terms
world literature unit 3
who wrote the tell-tale heart
what is the basic conflict in the story?
who wrote the raven
what words are used as repetition in t…
edgar allen poe
the murdures conscience, whether to confess to the killing
edgar allen poe
nevermore, nothing more
who wrote the tell-tale heart
edgar allen poe
what is the basic conflict in the story?
the murdures conscience, whether to confess to the killing
25 terms
World literature unit 1
Ravaged
Treacherous
Prevail
Antidote
Devastated, ruined
Hazardous, dangerous
to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority; to triumph
Something that relieves, prevents, or counteracts
Ravaged
Devastated, ruined
Treacherous
Hazardous, dangerous
17 terms
World Literature-Unit 5
theme
Of the Imitation of Christ
The Practice of the Presence of God
Three Words of Strength
is the central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the…
written by Thomas A Kempis
Written by Brother Lawrence
written by Freidrich von Schiller
theme
is the central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the…
Of the Imitation of Christ
written by Thomas A Kempis
7 terms
World Literature - Unit 5 - Terms
theme
verbal irony
dramatic irony
irony of situation
central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpr…
saying the opposite of what is meant
contrasting what a character says and what a reader or audien…
presenting a discrepancy between appearance and reality or be…
theme
central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpr…
verbal irony
saying the opposite of what is meant
15 terms
Unit 5: World Sign Literature
Australia
Chile
Dominican Republic
Finland
Australia
Chile
52 terms
World Literature Unit 3
What are the dates for the European Re…
What is the meaning of the word Renais…
Where did the Renaissance begin?
What was the primary impact of the Ren…
1500-1650
renew
Italy
England: literature... Italy: visual arts
What are the dates for the European Re…
1500-1650
What is the meaning of the word Renais…
renew
21 terms
world literature unit 5
Henry Longsfellow
Nathaniel Hawthorne
John Galsworthy
O. Henry
Excelsior
Great Stone Face
Quality
Retrieved Reformation
Henry Longsfellow
Excelsior
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Great Stone Face
44 terms
World Literature Unit 12
Homer
Iliad and the Odyssey
Homer
Achilles
the blind poet who understood that the gods weren't real
the two epics that Homer wrote
the man who wrote the Death of Hector
who did Hector fight?
Homer
the blind poet who understood that the gods weren't real
Iliad and the Odyssey
the two epics that Homer wrote
16 terms
World Literature Unit 10
setting
Coffin
Sarah Jewett
10 dollars
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
the man who wrote Crystal Moment
the woman who wrote A white Heron
how much money did the stranger offer sylvia to help him find…
setting
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
Coffin
the man who wrote Crystal Moment
World Literature Unit 5
Theme
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Irony of Situation
Central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpr…
Saying the opposite of what is meant
Contrasting what a character says and what a reader or audien…
Presenting a discrepancy between appearance and reality or be…
Theme
Central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpr…
Verbal Irony
Saying the opposite of what is meant
10 terms
WORLD LITERATURE: UNIT 2
How They Brought the Good News from Gh…
known for Perfect Dramatic Monologue
The Ballad of the Harp Weaver Author
Edna St. Vincent Millay from which cou…
Robert Browning
Robert Browning
Edna St. Vincent Millay
U.S. Maine
How They Brought the Good News from Gh…
Robert Browning
known for Perfect Dramatic Monologue
Robert Browning
16 terms
World Literature Unit 14
Latin VIR
virile
virtue
virtuoso
man
masculine; manly
right action; moral goodness
someone extraordinarily skilled in a particular art
Latin VIR
man
virile
masculine; manly
25 terms
World Literature Unit 3
abominate
acculturation
ascribe
circuitous
(v) to regard with intense aversion or loathing; to dislike s…
(n) the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pat…
(v) to credit or assign, as to a cause or source... synonyms: at…
(adj) roundabout; not direct... synonyms: indirect, meandering... s…
abominate
(v) to regard with intense aversion or loathing; to dislike s…
acculturation
(n) the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pat…
31 terms
World Literature - Unit 1 Vocabulary
palpable
enthusiastic
indolently
imperative
palp/able: (adj) can taste
en/thus/iast/ic: (adj.) like one who feels intense emotion ab…
in/dole/ent/ly: (adv.) not wanting to work; lazy
im/per/ate/ive: (adj.) must be obeyed
palpable
palp/able: (adj) can taste
enthusiastic
en/thus/iast/ic: (adj.) like one who feels intense emotion ab…
8 terms
World Literature unit 3
Plot
Conflict
Protaganist
Antagonist
Arrangement of incidents or events or the sequence of related…
A struggle between opposing forces
Main character
Opposing character or rival
Plot
Arrangement of incidents or events or the sequence of related…
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
12 terms
Unit 2 World Literature.
Pristine
Invoked
Dispel
Manifested
unspoiled; uncorrupted
called on for help
caused to vanish
proved or revealed
Pristine
unspoiled; uncorrupted
Invoked
called on for help
10 terms
World Literature unit 4
Connotations
Denotations
Imagery
Figurative language
Suggested meanings or associations
Literal meanings
Use of words which appeal to our senses
Includes various types of comparisons
Connotations
Suggested meanings or associations
Denotations
Literal meanings
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