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WORLD LITERATURE I

WORLD LITERATURE I

THE EPIC. WORLD LITERATURE I. By Ralph Monday. THE FALL OF TROY. A long narrative poem in elevated style presenting characters of high position in adventures forming an organic whole

By Faraday
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Beowulf: The Beginnings of English Literature

Beowulf: The Beginnings of English Literature

Beowulf: The Beginnings of English Literature. Origins. Unknown author; possibly one Christian author in Anglo-Saxon England Unknown date of composition (roughly 8 th -11 th Century CE). Literary Devices.

By Thomas
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

The Odyssey. By Homer. Click here to listen to audio file--MP3. Homer. Poet Lived around 1200 B.C. Blind Wandering minstrel (singer) Rhapsodes. What is an Epic?.

By violet
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Literary Devices

Literary Devices

Literary Devices. Ms. Miller. Allegory. A story with two or more levels of meaning—a literal level and one or more symbolic levels. Allusion. a reference to a person, place, event, literary work, or work of art Allusion provides more information without a lengthy description or illustration.

By elise
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. DIALOGUE. The conversation between characters Provides the substance of a play Can further the plot Provide clues about character or theme (indirect characterization) Heighten the overall dramatic effect. STAGE DIRECTIONS.

By charisse
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Review for Mythology Test

Review for Mythology Test

Review for Mythology Test. These are the things you need to know!. Why do we study mythology?. To understand allusions to mythology in literature and in everyday life. Who were the two great gods of earth, and what did each one do for mankind?.

By chaka
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Boggle 5-7 minutes

Boggle 5-7 minutes

Boggle 5-7 minutes. 1. Make the longest word possible using the letters in the box. You can only connect letters vertically, horizontally, or diagonally . 2. Can only use ONE letter ONCE. Quote of The Week—Warm-Up Section.

By renardo
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Homer’s The Odyssey

Homer’s The Odyssey

Homer’s The Odyssey. Background Notes. Who is Homer?. No, not Homer Simpson …. An Ancient blind poet The “bard” who composed the Iliad and the Odyssey between 900 and 700 B.C.

By mandar
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Anglo-Saxon Period (Middle Ages)

Anglo-Saxon Period (Middle Ages)

Anglo-Saxon Period (Middle Ages). A.D. 449-1066. Europe. Current world map United Kingdom . Major Event in Anglo-Saxon History. 800-600 B.C. Brythons and Gaels attack British Isles 55 B.C.-407 A.D. Romans occupy Britain Anglo-Saxons are the new intruders Goodbye animism

By ghita
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final exam: big ideas

final exam: big ideas

final exam: big ideas. a review . author identification. Who authored Odyssey ?. author identification. Who authored Odyssey ? Homer. author identification. Who authored Romeo and Juliet ?. author identification. Who authored Romeo and Juliet ? William Shakespeare.

By jude
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Elements of Poetry

Elements of Poetry

Elements of Poetry. What is poetry?. Poetry is not prose. Prose is the ordinary language people use in speaking or writing. Elements of Poetry. Poetry is a form of literary expression that captures intense experiences or creative perceptions of the world in a musical language.

By ash
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Sundiata

Sundiata

Sundiata. An Epic of Old Mali. Summary. Epic: A long narrative poem telling of a hero’s deeds A hunter comes to the king and prophesizes that Sundiata will be born from an ugly woman Sundiata is said to become the great leader The ugly woman marries the king and has a son Sundiata

By jirair
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Epic / Epic Hero Notes

Epic / Epic Hero Notes

Epic / Epic Hero Notes. Mr. Raber English 12 Honors. Epic Definition. An epic is a long narrative poem that relates the great deeds of a larger-than-life hero who embodies the values of a particular society. -Sometimes called a heroic poem

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The Greek Hero Concept and the Epic Poem

The Greek Hero Concept and the Epic Poem

The Greek Hero Concept and the Epic Poem. The Greek Hero- 3 Phases of Development. 1. Initiation- being called to forces that encourage one to go off on a quest. 2. Separation- Leaving home and experiencing deeds on their own. How do they accomplish deeds on their journey?

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“How does the Odyssey exhibit the traits of a heroic epic ?”

“How does the Odyssey exhibit the traits of a heroic epic ?”

“How does the Odyssey exhibit the traits of a heroic epic ?”. “An epic is an encyclopedia of the manners, customs, and values that bind a civilization together.” -W.T. Jewkes.

By cleta
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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms. Alliteration (Figurative Language) . Repeating the same FIRST consonant sound in several words. Ex: Fragrant flowers, dog days, cool as a cucumber. Assonance ( fig. Lang.). The repetition of vowel sounds in several words. Ex: “Quick fix” Ex: “Around Town”.

By ulysses
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Pope’s The Rape of the Lock

Pope’s The Rape of the Lock

Pope’s The Rape of the Lock. ENGL 203 Dr. Fike. Summary. Swift: Surface vs. depth The role of reason Pope: Surface vs. depth Decorum Swift & Pope: Juvenalian: Swift Horatian: Pope. More Summary. “Modest” Role of reason GT Surface > depth Rape Decorum (false

By Sophia
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The Trojan War

The Trojan War

The Trojan War. Not Hollywood’s Version. How it all started…. Eris: Goddess of Discord Threw the Apple of Discord into a wedding dance (that she wasn’t invited to) with a tag that read “For the Fairest.”. Aphrodite Hera Athena

By Jimmy
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INTRODUCTION to EPIC POETRY

INTRODUCTION to EPIC POETRY

INTRODUCTION to EPIC POETRY. Senior English. Early Literary Influences & Historical Events. Epic of Gilgamesh 2500 BC. 11 Clay Tablets (story) 12th Tells of his ruling the netherworld Most important epic poem in human history Various adventures of hero-king searching for immortality

By Mia_John
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EPIC POETRY

EPIC POETRY

EPIC POETRY. by Dr. Bookie Reynolds Pellissippi State Technical Community College. EPIC POETRY. An epic is a long narrative poem, written in a dignified, formal style, in sufficient detail to give a picture of a race or nation and its civilization.

By ashton
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