World Literature Unit 3

What are the dates for the European Renaissance? 1500-1650 What is the meaning of the word Renaissance? renew Where did the Renaissance begin? Italy What was the primary impact of the Renaissance in England? In Italy? England: literature Italy: visual arts What is the definition of an allusion? implied references Read more…

Masterpieces of World Literature Exam 1

Bengal Renaissance Movement that sought to restore/maintain traditional Indian cultural values while accepting certain aspects of Western culture. Associated with a growing national consciousness that lead to a throwing off of colonial rule. Debendranath Tagore (Rabindranath’s father) Leader of the Brahmo Samaj. Sought to produce the “universal human spirit” Brahmo Read more…

World Literature Vocabulary Unit 4

affiliated associated, connected I am very closely affiliated to the organization because my mom is the president of the company that runs it. ascertain determine It was difficult to ascertain the correct answer to the test question because the directions were very unclear. attainment achievement If you do not do Read more…

World Literature Unit 1

Give 3 reasons for studying Literature. 1. We are caretakers of God’s creation Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it. ” Everything is God’s even literature. 2. It helps us learn about others. Allows readers to understand others. “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 3. Brings us Read more…

World Literature Final Exam: Vocab

Allegory a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Anachronistic an error made in literature. typically in period literature that in wrong cue to bad research. Antagonist Characters that challenge the protagonist Characterization qualities that make characters seem Read more…

World Literature – The Ancient World

Confucius The Analects Lao Tze Tao te Ching Aristophanes The Frogs Aristophanes The Flies Aeschylus The Eumenides Sophocles Ajax Euripides Bacchae Euripides Hippolytus Aristotle The Poetics Aristotle The Rhetoric Aristotle The Nicomachean Ethics Homer The Odyssey Homer The Iliad Ennius The Annals (describing Roman history from the founding of Rome Read more…

ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE TEST 7

famous clergyman greatly influenced by William Law John Wesley John Weightman’s occupation banker “The Silver Mine” is set in the country of ___ Sweden Baard and his brother fought over what? a gold watch in “The Cobbler and the Rich Man,” what caused the cobbler to lose his song? riches Read more…

World Literature Exam Review

Christopher Marlowe 1st Great English playwright, questioned authority. “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love.” Sir Walter Raleigh Favorite knight and captain of Queen Elizabeth. Secret marriage led to imprisonment for treason “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd.” Sir Thomas Wyatt Introduced the sonnet to English. Used Petrarchan form for his Read more…

Theatre

Gustav Freytag Surveyed to find common storytelling elements and developed a triangle Exposition What happens before the play begins and happens between scenes and off stage Climax Point of greatest dramatic tension Denoument The unwinding (gradual or not) of rising action complications Resolution How things are different for all characters Read more…

World Lit. Exam 1

CTBC Alan Paton Kaffir Boy Mark Mathabane The Winner Barbara Kimenye Prayer to Masks Sir Leopold Senghor A Civil Peace Chinua Achebe The Danger of a Single Story Chimamanda Adiche In Detention Christopher van Wyk Dandelions Monica Cromhout The Hermit Alan Patom Biko Peter Gabriel His Day is Done Maya Read more…

Genres of World Literature

Folklore Fables Legends Mythology Fables Prose or verse to point to a moral Characteristics frequently animals Legends Fictional stories once believed to have been true and handed down Exaggeration of individuals and improbable events Mythology Anonymous work having roots. In primitive folk belief Presents supernatural episodes to interpret natural events Read more…

World Literature vocabulary words

immolation offering or killing made as a sacrifice succor aid; relief somber dark; gloomy incantation chant ecstasy great joy teemed was full of; swarmed babel confusion of voices or sounds subsided settled; lessened; died down flittering flapping the wings rapidly; fluttering well-being the state of being well; health, happiness, or Read more…