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…

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 opposite of what is meant Dramatic Irony Contrasting what a character says and what a Read more…

World Literature

Pictogram Earliest writing was based on ___ Pictogram Used to communicate basic information about crops and taxes Cuneiform Was used by people throughout the ancient Near East to write several different languages Cuneiform From the Latin word cuneus, a wedge Cuneiform A system of writing first developed by the ancient Read more…

Abeka World Literature Test 7

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

World Literature Vocabulary: Unit 10

acquiesce to accept without protest; to agree or submit allure to entice, tempt askew twisted to one side, crooked blithe cheerful, lighthearted contentious quarrelsome, inclined to argue covet to desire something belonging to another crestfallen discouraged disheveled rumpled, mussed exponent one who advocates, speaks for garrulous given to much talking Read more…

World literature

Good morning miss dove Frances gray patton Education our own work John todd A school facts Charles dickens The garden party Katherine Mansfield A poets plea for poetry Edwin markham How they brought the good news from Ghent to aix Robert browning The ballad of the harp weaver Edna st. 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…