World Literature 2 Figurative Language

Simile A comparison using like or as. metaphor figure of speech comparing two different things. conceit A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects. synecdoche Read more…

Abeka World Literature Quiz 24

Apollyon the “foul friend” Christian saw coming over the field to meet him he had no armor for his back why did Christian decide to face the fiend rather than flee? turn back when Christian Read more…

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 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 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 Read more…

Honors World Literature: Glossary Terms

Allegory A story in which ideas are represented or personified as actions, people, or things. Alliteration The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds through a sequence of words. Allusion To make reference, either implied or Read more…

World Literature p. 26-32 readings

What is a mythic hero? Remarkable birth or childhood. Offspring of God + human being so possess qualities of immortals and mortals What is a folktale hero? Ordinary person but exceptionally kind, clever, or resourceful. Read more…

World Literature A-C Vocab Quiz

Abandon total lack of inhibition Abase to humble, to disagree Abate to decrease, to reduce Abbreviate to make shorter Abdicate to give up position, right, or power Baleful harmful, with evil intentions Balk to stop 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Read more…

World Literature Unit 5

Theme Central idea which gives the story meaning; it is the interpretation of the events (plot) and persons (characters) in the story from which we learn some truth of human experience Verbal Irony Saying the Read more…