World Literature units 1-2

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Good Morning Miss Dove
Written by Francis Gray Patton
Education, our own Work
Written by John Todd
Education, our own Work
Quote: “the first and great object of education is, to discipline the mind.”
A School of Facts
Written by Charles Dickens
Thomas Gradgrind
In the occupation of education
The Garden Party
Written by Katherine Mansfield
Laura
Main character in charge of the party
Beginning of The Garden Party
Setting up the marquee or tent
Laura’s awkward comment
Quote: “Forgive my hat”
The great debate
Whether they should continue with the party or not
Point of view
The method of presenting the reader with the material of the story; it is the perspective from which the story is told
Omniscient, the limited, and the objective
The three basic points of view
Short story
Imaginative prose narrative written to give the reader entertainment and insight
Plot
What happens in a story
Characters
Imaginative persons who carry out the plot and actions
Theme
What it means
Setting
Time, place, and basic background
Tone and mood
The attitude or emotion of the author towards his subject or audience
Static character
A character that stays essentially the same throughout the entire story
Dynamic character
A character that undergoes some change, and is different in the end of the story
Randy
This boy gives Miss Dove a kiss
Charles Dickens
Wrote novels describing the poor in the 19th century
1812-1870
When Charles Dickens was born and when he passed away
Portsmouth, England
Where Charles Dickens was born
Horse shied at a traction-engine
How Mr. Scott died
Kathleen Beauchamp
Katherine Mansfield’s real name
New Zealand
Katherine Mansfield was born here in 1888 and passed away in 1923
Queen’s College in London
Katherine Mansfield attended this school
Editor and critic J. Middleton Murry
Katherine Mansfield married this man
Dialogue
Conversation between characters
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
Written by Robert Browning
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
Quote: “I sprang to the stirrup, and Joris, and he;
I galloped, Dirck galloped, we galloped all three”
Roland
This horse carried his rider all the way to Aix
Dramatic monologue
A poem which reveals a character through his conversation
The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver
Quote: “‘Son,’ said my mother
When I was knee high,
‘You’ve need of clothes to cover you,
And not a rag have I.'”
The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver
Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Pulitzer Prize
Edna St. Vincent Millay won this for several volumes of poetry in 1923
The Highwayman
Written by Alfred Noyes
Highwayman
Robber
Bess
Landlord’s daughter
The Death of the Hired Man
Written by Robert Frost
Silas
Hired man who came to their home to die
The most outstanding American poet of the 20th century
Robert Frost is considered to be…
The Death of the Hired Man
Quote: “Home is where, when you go there, they have to take you in.”
Mary and Warren
People having the conversation in The Death of the Hired Man
The Deacon’s Masterpiece
Written by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Mr. Boston
Oliver Wendell Holmes was also known as… Because of his lively and poetic skill, and conversational ability
The Deacon’s Masterpiece
Quote: “Have you ever heard of the one hoss shay,
That was built in such a logical way
It ran one hundred years to a day.”
Lisbon-town
There is an earthquake here according to the poem The Deacon’s Masterpiece
Plot of a story
Arrangement of incidents or events, or the sequence of related actions
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces
Protagonist
Main character
Antagonist
Opposing character or rival
Mary Evans
Author of Silas Marner, her pen name was George Eliot
Novel
New
Jane Austin
Wrote novels of manner
Silas Marner
A weaver
Categories: World Literature