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Henrik Isben
Peer Gynt and a Doll's House
Samuel Beckett
Wrote the play Waiting for a Godot
Eugene O'Neil
Serious and wrote heavy drama with Adultery and Dark gritty plots
Arthur Miller
Wrote Death of a Salesman, the Crucible, and All my Sons
Lorraine Hansberry
Wrote Raisin In the Sun
Noh Theatre
A classical performance of Japanese Theater
Soliloquy
When an actor who is alone on stage vocalizes his innermost thoughts
Aside
When a character speaks to the audience, condfidentially, separating himself from the other characters
Flat
a frame on which a canvas or other material is stretche tight across, used for scenery
Scrim
a gauze material that if you light it from the back side you can see a silhouette, also used for scenery
A Tragic Figure
A good person brought down by a flw in character.
Haiku
a poem that is 17 syllables long, unrhymed, with three lines total in this order,5 syllables, 7,5
Rhyme
two lines that end in similarly sounding words
Eye Rhyme
When the words look alike but don't rhyme
Stanza
A group of lines in a poem
Blank verse
When a poem doesn't rhyme
Free Verse
poem in whatever format you want
Sonnet
a rhymed metered poem which is 14 lines long
Epic
A long narrative poem that tells a story
Beowulf
An example of an Epic
Limerick
A nonsense peom, with five lines. Lines 1 and 2 rhyme, 3 and 4, 5 and 1.
Elegy
to memorialize someone
Dante
an Italian the wrote The Human Comedy also knon as the Divine Comedy
Chaucer
wrote the Canterbury Tales
John Milton
Wrote Paradixe Lost, was a religious zealot and became blind while in jail for eight years
Lord Byron
An English poet
Robert Hayden
Wrote the peom "Those Winter Sundays"
Dylan Thomas
Wrote the poem "Do not go gently into that good night"
Edna St. Vincent Millay
An american Poetess who wrote "Renascence"
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Wrote "Sonnets of the Prtuguese" and the poem "How shall I love thee, let me count the ways..."
Percy Shelley
Was Married to MAry Shelley
Robert Frost
Wrote the poem "Fire and Ice"
Dorothy Parker
Wrote "The Second Oldest Story" and "Partial Comfort"
Sylvia Plath
Wrote The Bell Jar
Ralph Waldeo Emerson
Essayist who believed in transcendentalism
Henry David Thoreau
Wrote On Walden Pond or Life in the Woods
Torah
Jewish scripture
Koran
Islam scripture
Book of Revelations
the last book in the bible
Bhagavad-Gita
A Hindu Religion
Atman
In Bhagavad-Gita it is the name for the mortal soul of every creature, including plants and animals
Nirvana
Buddhist philosophy, and is the ultimate glory of the soul
Oglala Sioux
a wise man
Gandhi
promoted non-violence
The gothic age was the age of what?
Faith
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Wrote "Summa Theologica"
Martin Luther King
I have a dream speech
John F. Kennedy
Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
Handel
Composed the oratorio the "Messiah"
Pavane
A court dance
Polonaise
a court dance
Mozart
Worte music based on Don Juan
Richard STrauss
Wrote musice based on Don Juan
Hector Berlioz
composed "Symphonie Fantastique"
Edvart Greig
was norwegian and composed a musical "Peer Gynt"
Arnold Schoenberg
Invented a twelve tone system of composeg music, known as Atonal Music
Stravinsky
Composed"The Rite of Spring"
Henry Dixon Cowell
Was a 20th centruy American composer
Beethoven
was inspired by Schiller's poem "Ode to Joy"
Wagner
was inspired by Schiller's poem "Ode to Joy"
Werdi
Wrote operas
Puccini
wrote operas
Tchaikovsky
Composed the 1812 Overture and the Nutcracker
Chopin
was a peanist, called the Poet of the piano
Stephen Foster
wrote "Camptown Races" and over 150 other songs.
Johannes Brahms
was a Romantic Composer
Claude Debussy
An impressionistice composer
Gilbert and Sullivan
wrote and composed musical theatre including Pirates of Penzance, and Mikado.
Aaron Copeland
Composed Appalachian Spring
Scott Joplin
composed ragtime music and "The Entertainer"
Count Basie
Played the trumpet
Louis Armstrong
Played the trumpet
John Coltran
Played the sax
Lionel Hampton
Played the xylophone and marimba
Andre Previn
a composer, conducor and pianist
Allegro
fast
andante
slow
presto
fast
Minuetto
a dance
Madrigal
are a'capella singers
Bel Canto
Beautiful singing (Italian)
Libretto
Text of the opera
OPratorio
Musical Piece for vocals and instuments
Sitar
a guitar-like instrument from India
Serge Diaghilev
opened the Ballet Russe, a school for dance. He influenced "The Firebird " and "Petrushka"
Martha Graham
Mother of dance
Thomas Edison
Created two motion picture called "The Sneexe" and "The Kiss"
D. W. Griffith
created the movie "Birth of a Nation"
Federico Fellini
an Italian film director. He created " La Dolce Vita" and " Fellini Satyricon"
Al Jolson
Stared in "The JAzz Singer"
Eisenstein
Used new techniques to switch from scene to scene. He created a montage, whcih could be rapid scenes around a theme.
Lillian Gish
the first female director
Penny Marshall
a female modern director, whose works includes "Big" and Jumping Jack Flash"
South Americans
Made art figures, used a lot of square and the figures have headdresses
Persian Rugs
very ornate, living things never projected
Bayeyuux tapestry
very famous tapestry
Brussels tapestries
lot of life including a very ornate border
Josiah Wedgewood
An english artist who was famous for his Neo-classic blue containers with white figures
Reliquary
wooded box or chest used for storing holy things
Chalice
a cup with a large base
Pop art
commercial art raised up ro an art form
Andy Warhol
framed a picture of the Campbell's Soup Can
Mosaics
originated with the Byzantine
Tesserae
what the small square peices of the mosaics are called
Sculpture
three dimensional art form
Eisenstein
Used new techniques to switch from scene to scene. He created a montage, whcih could be rapid scenes around a theme.
Lillian Gish
the first female director
Penny Marshall
a female modern director, whose works includes "Big" and Jumping Jack Flash"
South Americans
Made art figures, used a lot of square and the figures have headdresses
Persian Rugs
very ornate, living things never projected
Bayeyuux tapestry
very famous tapestry
Brussels tapestries
lot of life including a very ornate border
Josiah Wedgewood
An english artist who was famous for his Neo-classic blue containers with white figures
Reliquary
wooded box or chest used for storing holy things
Chalice
a cup with a large base
Pop art
commercial art raised up ro an art form
Andy Warhol
framed a picture of the Campbell's Soup Can
Mosaics
originated with the Byzantine
Tesserae
what the small square peices of the mosaics are called
Sculpture
three dimensional art form
Bust
a statue of a head
Cellini
known for his sculpting and metalwork
Michelangelo
Sculpte David adn painted the ceiling of the cistine chapel
Henry Moore
a sculptor who uses rounded sculpture and not a lot of detail
Constantin Brancusi
sculpted "The Kiss"
Barbara Hepworth
abstract sculptor
Louis Nevelson
Sculptor who specialized in wood. Made" Black Chord"
Alexander Calder
sculpture who invented the mobile
Obelisk
a tall four sided shaft of stone
Hagia Sophia
an eastern church, where parts are made by interlocking domes Byzantine design
Flying buttress
support on the outside of the building
Christopher Wren
the architect that redid St. Paul's Cathedral
Andrea Palladio
was an architatct that liked a statue at every corder of the building
Frank Lloyed Wright
and architect he believed in Form with Feeling
Le Corbusier
A french 20th Century architect
Mies van der Rohe
a German architect
Fresco
a painting on a moist layer of plaster
Tempura
finely ground pigments with a stabilizing base
Gouche
opaque water color
Giotto
painted frescoes and was an architect
Annunciations
the name of the event of the Angel appearing to Mary to tell her of her divine role as Jesus' Mother
Pieta
the name of any sculpture where MAry is holding Jesus
Donatello
a sculptor who worked in bronze
Da Vinci
Painted " The Virgin of the Rocks" " The Last Supper" and " Mona Lisa"
Mannerism
a style of art and architecture,rejected perfection
El Greco
was a spanish mannerism painter
Remrandt
used light in his paintings and painted " The Blinding of Samson"
Peter Paul Rubens
was a flemish painter
Vermeer
painted "THe Bathers"
Delacroix
a precise french painter
Monet
a french painter woh was famous for his work with light color and water
Renoir
was fmous for his French female nude paintings
Degas
was a french painter and sculptor who painted many pictures involving ballet dancers
Seurat
used small dots of color to make a big picture, " A sunday on LA Grande Jatte"
Aubry Beardsly
made drawings in black and white
Gilbert STuart
made portraits of George Washington
Picasso
was and abstract artist
Remington
an artist that painted the scenes of the American west
Salvador Dali
Was a surrealist
Miro
was a surrealist painter
DADA School
was a school of nonsense and anti art
Andrew Wyeth
Painted " Christina's World"