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10 terms
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"
13 terms
World Literature
Plot
Theme
Rhythm
Rhyme
Arrangement of incidents or events in a story
The controlling idea or insight the author seeks to impart to…
The regular recurrence of sound or motion.
The correspondence of sounds.
Plot
Arrangement of incidents or events in a story
Theme
The controlling idea or insight the author seeks to impart to…
75 terms
World Literature
Allegory
Protagonist
Antagonist
Atmosphere (Mood)
A complete and self-contained narrative that can also be appl…
The main character in a story; the hero, usually
Whoever (or whatever) the protagonist is in conflict with in…
The overall emotional temperament evoked by a piece of litera…
Allegory
A complete and self-contained narrative that can also be appl…
Protagonist
The main character in a story; the hero, usually
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World Literature Vocab 4
acquiesce
curtail
ephemeral
abstruse
(v.) to agree to; give in to
(v.) to cut short
(adj.) short-lived
(adj.) difficult to understand; obscure
acquiesce
(v.) to agree to; give in to
curtail
(v.) to cut short
25 terms
World Literature MidTerm
Degraded
Tremulous
Sublime
Silhouette
Treated without any respect
Shaking or quivering slightly
So excellent, so beautiful, so awesome
Dark outline of something
Degraded
Treated without any respect
Tremulous
Shaking or quivering slightly
10 terms
World Literature Vocab 3
abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
(n.) humiliation; degradation
(adj.) swelling; fluttering; waving
(v.) to recoil in fear or servility; to shrink away from
(v.) to improve; to make better or clearer
abasement
(n.) humiliation; degradation
billowing
(adj.) swelling; fluttering; waving
62 terms
World Literature
Don Quixote
Things Fall Apart
Oedipus Rex
The Prince
A Spanish novel. It follows the adventures of a nameless hida…
The novel follows the life of Okonkwo, an Igbo ("Ibo" in the…
Tells the story of a man who becomes the king of Thebes, whil…
A 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and…
Don Quixote
A Spanish novel. It follows the adventures of a nameless hida…
Things Fall Apart
The novel follows the life of Okonkwo, an Igbo ("Ibo" in the…
10 terms
World Literature Vocab 2
abrasive
bilk
covert
engender
(adj.) rough, coarse, harsh
(v.) cheat, defraud
(adj.) hidden, undercover
(v.) cause
abrasive
(adj.) rough, coarse, harsh
bilk
(v.) cheat, defraud
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
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World Literature Vocab 5
bolster
hedonist
lampoon
tenuous
(v.) to support, prop up
(n.) a pleasure seeker
(v.) to ridicule, spoof
(adj.) flimsy, not solid
bolster
(v.) to support, prop up
hedonist
(n.) a pleasure seeker
56 terms
World Literature
Archetype
Motif
Tragedy
Six parts Aristotle
a symbol, item, or person in history
is a recurring symbol
is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and o…
Plot-making, character, thought and language, speech, song, a…
Archetype
a symbol, item, or person in history
Motif
is a recurring symbol
19 terms
World Literature The Writing Module
conventions
ideas
persuasive
narrative
the normal rules for something
an opinion, a view, or belief
capable of convincing
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
conventions
the normal rules for something
ideas
an opinion, a view, or belief
12 terms
World Literature Week 10
Decriminalize
Incriminate
Recrimination
Culpable
To do away with legal penalties for
to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
an accusation made in reply; a countercharge
deserving blame
Decriminalize
To do away with legal penalties for
Incriminate
to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
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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
12 terms
World Literature Week 2
Fractious
Infraction
Infringe
Excise
tending to argue or cause discord
Minor violation of a rule or law
To intrude on an area belonging to another; to trespass
To cut out of; remove
Fractious
tending to argue or cause discord
Infraction
Minor violation of a rule or law
22 terms
World Literature
allusion
Anaphora
Dialogue
Direct Characterization
reference to another literary work (often classical or biblic…
when the first word of a line is repeated ... ex: this is how...…
the things that are said by the characters in a story, movie,…
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
allusion
reference to another literary work (often classical or biblic…
Anaphora
when the first word of a line is repeated ... ex: this is how...…
41 terms
World Literature
Nora
Torvald
Mrs. Linde
Dr. Rank
Main character and female hero of story; starts by being a "d…
Antagonist and husband to main character Nora. He feels super…
Nora's childhood friend; She is somewhat of a role model to N…
Torvald's friend. He has an STD (stiff)and he is dying from i…
Nora
Main character and female hero of story; starts by being a "d…
Torvald
Antagonist and husband to main character Nora. He feels super…
8 terms
World Literature
The Epic
Gilgamesh
Genesis
Iliad
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Homer
The Epic
Anonymous
Gilgamesh
Anonymous
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World Literature
The people of the Old Testament were c…
Because of their disobedience Adam and…
The actions of Adam and Eve resulted in
Cain was the first human to
Hebrews
creating disorder in the physical world
a shorter lifespan for humans
shed blood
The people of the Old Testament were c…
Hebrews
Because of their disobedience Adam and…
creating disorder in the physical world
12 terms
World Literature Week 9
Tortuous
Retort
Extort
Voluble
not direct or straightforward
to reply quickly and sharply
v. To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a dem…
talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech
Tortuous
not direct or straightforward
Retort
to reply quickly and sharply
56 terms
World Literature
A, An
Agnostic
Athiest
Ambi, Amphi
Not, Without; unusual or irregular
One who does not know whether there is a god
One who is without a god; doubts the existance
Around, both
A, An
Not, Without; unusual or irregular
Agnostic
One who does not know whether there is a god
80 terms
World Literature
firmament
Pentateuch
Sons of Abraham
Sons of Noe (Noah)
whole space between earth and the highest stars
Torah; first 5 books of Hebrew Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviti…
Issac (Jew) and Ishmael (Islam)
Sem (semetic), Cham (Egyptian), and Japeth (all of us)
firmament
whole space between earth and the highest stars
Pentateuch
Torah; first 5 books of Hebrew Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviti…
19 terms
World Literature F - I
Fable:
Falling Action:
Figure of Speech:
Flashback:
A short story, usually featuring animals or other non-human c…
The portion of plot structure, usually following the climax,…
A comparison in which something is pictured or figured in oth…
A plot device in which a scene from the fictional past is bro…
Fable:
A short story, usually featuring animals or other non-human c…
Falling Action:
The portion of plot structure, usually following the climax,…
11 terms
World Literature Week 5
Envisage
Visage
Apparition
Perspicacious
To imagine; to conceive of
Face; facial expression
an unreal figure; a ghost
wise; insightful; acutely intelligent
Envisage
To imagine; to conceive of
Visage
Face; facial expression
World Literature
TP-CASTT
Figurative Language
Metaphore
Simile
Title - Make a prediction about what the poem is about.... Parap…
Uses words with a meaning different than the literal definition
Comparing something w/o using like and/or as
Comparing something using like and/or as
TP-CASTT
Title - Make a prediction about what the poem is about.... Parap…
Figurative Language
Uses words with a meaning different than the literal definition
23 terms
World Literature P-R
Parable:
Paradox:
Parody:
Pastoral:
A short story with an explicit moral lesson. Example: The Par…
A statement that may appear contradictory but is actually tru…
A style of writing that deliberately seeks to ridicule anothe…
Poem or play that describes an idealized, simple life that co…
Parable:
A short story with an explicit moral lesson. Example: The Par…
Paradox:
A statement that may appear contradictory but is actually tru…
94 terms
World Literature
The Enlightenment Period
Satire
De la Cruz
Alexander Pope
Reason should guide us
plays on conventions and traditional expectation. To ridicule…
The The Poet's Answer to the most illustrious sor filotea de…
genius satirist
The Enlightenment Period
Reason should guide us
Satire
plays on conventions and traditional expectation. To ridicule…
10 terms
World Literature
adroit
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Peaceable, friendly
Having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Given to fighting, warlike; one at war, one engaged in war
adroit
Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Amicable
Peaceable, friendly
World literature
Rule of Qing dynasty period
Qing dynasty major events
Basic philosophy of Confucius
Modern influences
17th century- early 20th century
Export silks, two opium wars, reform-rebellion-revolution
Must live elevated moral code, avoid conflict, emphasis on co…
Capitalism, fascism, socialism, communism
Rule of Qing dynasty period
17th century- early 20th century
Qing dynasty major events
Export silks, two opium wars, reform-rebellion-revolution
96 terms
World Literature
Anthropological
speaker in fictional text
Marinetti
Victory of Samothrace
related to man
is not a real person
author of the futurist manifesto
refers to an ancient sculpture
Anthropological
related to man
speaker in fictional text
is not a real person
20 terms
World Literature
Johnson
Charlie
Pollock
Hurston
Cattle Theif
Maracle
The Komogata Maru incident
How it feels to be colored
Johnson
Cattle Theif
Charlie
Maracle
25 terms
World Literature
Esther
Machiavelli
Erasmus
Medieval Afterlife
Dramatic Irony: Haman's plot & punishment
Effective governing: It is better to be feared than loved. Ke…
Folly: Realizing something is more important that immediate c…
He does not accuse God. 9 stages Virtuous Pagans, given into…
Esther
Dramatic Irony: Haman's plot & punishment
Machiavelli
Effective governing: It is better to be feared than loved. Ke…
16 terms
World Literature
Tragedy
Six elements of Tragedy
Plot Structure
Peripeteia
Is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and o…
Plot structure... Character... Thought... Style... Lyric Poem... Spectacle
The soul of tragedy
Complete and startling change or twist in direction of action
Tragedy
Is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and o…
Six elements of Tragedy
Plot structure... Character... Thought... Style... Lyric Poem... Spectacle
8 terms
World Literature: Universal Themes
Fate and Freewill
The Nature of Justice
Question of Identity
Question of Truth
a superior intelligence knew ahead of time that an event woul…
laws and rules and whether or not they are fair
who you are, your ID (name, age, race, gender, heritage, etc.…
a statement which corresponds to what is actually the case
Fate and Freewill
a superior intelligence knew ahead of time that an event woul…
The Nature of Justice
laws and rules and whether or not they are fair
59 terms
World Literature
Pictogram
Pictogram
Cuneiform
Cuneiform
Earliest writing was based on ___
Used to communicate basic information about crops and taxes
Was used by people throughout the ancient Near East to write…
From the Latin word cuneus, a wedge
Pictogram
Earliest writing was based on ___
Pictogram
Used to communicate basic information about crops and taxes
56 terms
World Literature
Archetype
Motif
Tragedy
Six parts Aristotle
a symbol, item, or person in history
is a recurring symbol
is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete, and o…
Plot-making, character, thought and language, speech, song, a…
Archetype
a symbol, item, or person in history
Motif
is a recurring symbol
30 terms
World Literature
Alifa Rifaat
Abu-khalid
Mori Yoko
Yukio Mishima
Egypt
Saudi Arabia
Japan
Japan
Alifa Rifaat
Egypt
Abu-khalid
Saudi Arabia
267 terms
World Literature
"Siddhartha"
"Steppenwolf"
"Glass Bead Game"
"Tartuffe"
Herman Hesse
Herman Hesse
Herman Hesse
Molière
"Siddhartha"
Herman Hesse
"Steppenwolf"
Herman Hesse
15 terms
World literature
Dogberry
Benedick
Antonio
Claudio
Constable of Messina
"Cannot endure the lady tongue"
The governors brother
Is indignant that "beauty is a witch"
Dogberry
Constable of Messina
Benedick
"Cannot endure the lady tongue"
World Literature
Vast Hell author?
Guillermo Martinez P&S
The Balek Scales
Heinrich boll P&S
Guillermo martinez
argentina vast hell
Heinrich Boll
germany the balek scales
Vast Hell author?
Guillermo martinez
Guillermo Martinez P&S
argentina vast hell
50 terms
Midterm: World Literature I
Oedipus
Jocasta
Laius
Sphinx
King of Thebes: son and husband of Jocasta, the queen
Queen of Thebes: widow of King Laius; mother and wife of Oedi…
The deceased King of Thebes, unwittingly killed by his son, O…
(Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's he…
Oedipus
King of Thebes: son and husband of Jocasta, the queen
Jocasta
Queen of Thebes: widow of King Laius; mother and wife of Oedi…
57 terms
World literature
Hector
Deiphobus
Cassandra
Paris
Hero of the trojan war
Sin of kind Priam
Daughter of Priam
Cause of Trojan war
Hector
Hero of the trojan war
Deiphobus
Sin of kind Priam
11 terms
World Literature Chapter 5
abound
array
comprised
created
teem
(n.) a large arrangement of people or things
(v.) contained, included; consisted of
(v.) made
abound
teem
array
(n.) a large arrangement of people or things
30 terms
World Literature
Italian Culture
Italian Culture
French Literature
French Literature
Characterized by fidelity to tradition, respect for style, an…
Themes of the literary queries and wider in range
Focused on natinal pride and natinal identity
Worth reading and emanating
Italian Culture
Characterized by fidelity to tradition, respect for style, an…
Italian Culture
Themes of the literary queries and wider in range
35 terms
World Literature
Leo Tolstoy
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Boris Pasternak
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
War and Peace
The Brothers Karamazov
Doctor Zhivago
Gulag Archipelago
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Brothers Karamazov
13 terms
World literature
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Benevolent
Peaceable, friendly
Having deep seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war…
Kindly; charitable
Amicable
Peaceable, friendly
Averse
Having deep seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
13 terms
World Literature
Amicable
Averse
Belligerent
Benevolent
Peaceable, frinedly
Having deep seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war…
Kindly; charitable
Amicable
Peaceable, frinedly
Averse
Having deep seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
20 terms
World Literature
Poetic Diction
WABI
SABI
MUGA
This term is especially applied especially to poets who delib…
SATISFACTION WITH SIMPLICITY AND AUSTERITY.
APPRECIATION OF THE IMPERFECT
SELF FORGETTING BY IDENTIFYING WITH NATURE OR OUR SURROUNDINGS
Poetic Diction
This term is especially applied especially to poets who delib…
WABI
SATISFACTION WITH SIMPLICITY AND AUSTERITY.
world literature
Anu
Enkidu
Ninsun
gilgamesh
god of Uruk, made Enkidu out of clay
gilgamesh's equal friend raised by animals
gilgamesh mother. known for wisdom
made by god, 1/3 human, arrogant, sleeps with peoples wives t…
Anu
god of Uruk, made Enkidu out of clay
Enkidu
gilgamesh's equal friend raised by animals
15 terms
World literature
Priam
Helen
Cassandra
Agamemnon
elderly king of Trojans
most beautiful woman in the world, goes willing with Paris to…
Helen's sister, cursed by the gods to prophecy but no one bel…
King of Greeks
Priam
elderly king of Trojans
Helen
most beautiful woman in the world, goes willing with Paris to…
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