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Why does the girl get angry when the natives don’t move out of her way?
Its considered rude
What does the girls name mean?
• Chieftainess
Persia
iran
As a small child Lessing moved to
• - Rosida/Zimbabwe
lessing was a
communist
What does she carry with her to protect her?
• Gun and two dogs
What is the main agriculture
maize
What was chief’s words when the girl shows up at his village?
the son of nokosi soidan is welcome”
What did the girl think of chief chulanka at the village?
- considered vale and chink
where was borowski born?
Zytomierz
What happened to borowski because of his first publication?
He was arrested
What is the blade river
• smoke from the crematorium
What was the name of the camp borowski was imprisoned in
auchwitz
Whats the name of the camp called verblechor
• City of criminals
What did SS soldiers wear?
black and silver
What was tattooed on camp workers?
131-132
In the end, the narrator calls the camp a
• “haven of quiet”
Harappan
Indus valley civilization
Aryan migration
nomads came from the northwest (central asia)
Sanskrit (well formed)
• what the Aryan language evolved into
Veda (wisdom)
• sacred oral tradition that becomes the foundation for Hinduism
Stratified society
Aryans have this kind of society… later becomes castes
Cosmic maintenance
Hinduism was concerned with this ritual
Veda (wisdom
four collections of sacred texts that remained deliberately unwritten
Classic Hinduism develops from
the newer axial age and tradiational vedic understanding of the world
Transmigration
reincarnation of the soul as a direct result of karma
Karma
the concept that all action in this life has a consequence in future lives
Samsara
the cycle of birth/death/birth - not desirable
Brahmanas
commentaries on the Vedas concepts of Brahmin priesthood, reincarnation into immortal body, ritual sacrifices
Upanishads
commentaries supporting “enlightenment” as path to salvation, responsibility, denies efficacy of ritual sacrifice of necessity of priesthood
Castes
hindu - there were 4 - color
Dharma
obligations or duties
Mughal empire
• 1526-1858 (muslim)
india independence
1947
Muslim states of E&W Pakistan
Pakistan and Bangladesh
East India company founded
1600
East India company colonizes until
1857 - mutiny
Raj era
1858 british gov assumes control of India
Urdu
Sanskrit grammar, Persian vocab, written right to left in nastalig script (muslim)
Charles Darwin
wrote “the origin of species
Teleology
the idea of a world that has no destiny
Objectivity
artist must be invisible and must reflect but not interpret reality
Inclusivity
artist should not edit reality - ugly and beautiful both have equal claim
Anti romantic
themes often seek to debunk romantic concepts
Albert Einstein
came up with relativity
Relativity
the relationship of space to time defines fluid reality
freedom
evokes either despair (prufrock) or enthusiasm (marvell) from artists
qing dynasty collapses
1911
sun yatsen
succeeded by chiang kai-shek - nationalist
communist party established(china)
1921 - mao zedong
communist party
defeats nationalists - becomes dominant 1927
lu xun
establishes literary journal “new Youth
lu xun
establishes the “league of left wing writers
diary of a madman
written by lu xun - 1st work of modern Chinese literature
critical realism
school of writing that used realistic characters to examine the obstacles to social progress in china
premchand
the father of urdu short stories - introduced the afsana
afsana
short story
hubris
character flaw - pride
prufrock
THE modernist pom
metonymy
poetic device of letting an associated object suggest the whole
synecdoche
poetic device of letting a part stand for the whole