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 2 Authors

Moliere Book-Tartuffe Characters: Tartuffe, Orgon, Madame Pernelle, Damis, Cleante, Dorine, and Mariane. Literary Period-Enlightenment 1650-1800 Voltaire Book-Candide Characters: Candide, Pangloss, Martin, Cunengonde, Cacambo, Old Woman, Paquette. Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 Sor Juana Poetry- Philosophical Satire, Poem 145, Poem 164 Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 Percy Bysshe Shelley Poetry- England in 1819 Read more…

World Literature- Tragedy

tragedy a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis. Protagonist makes a moral decision that influences the outcome of the play Catharsis A purification or purging of emotions. The terror and pity felt by the audience produces catharsis Protagonist a person of nobility 5 elements of a tragedy Read more…

World Literature 2

Country House Poem The best model is “To Penhurst” by Ben Johnson. A poem in which the author compliments a wealthy patron or a friend through a description of his country house. Describing from a distance Topographical Poem Though predicated on the description of a landscape or piece of scenery, Read more…

World Literature Quiz 17

Sophocles wrote “Antigone” Thebes city where “Antigone” is set Creon served as king for his nephews until they came of age Polyneices buried by his sister against the king’s orders Haemon engaged to Antigone Ismene sister of Antigone Teiresias blind prophet Eurydice killed herself after learning of her son’s death Read more…