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tragic curve of pyramus and thisbe
exposition-roman empire, walled city, 2 young ppl in love, forbidden by parents

inciting action-when p&t decide to meet

ascending action-t sees lion and ruuns away, leaves veil

climax-p thinks t. has been eaten, kills himself, then t. kills herself

catastrophe-p. realizes t didnt die

denouement-make berries of mulberry bush red-touched their parents, same urn
Elizabeth Is A CCD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
why does david fight in david and goliath?
he wants to protect his people
augurer
an ancient roman official
why is the mahabharata an epic?
cuz its a long poem.
yudhistira (the dude) is an epic hero-embodies the virtues of his ppl (goes to get the religious stuff)
tributaries
something or someone that or who pays tribute
judicious
having/excercising sound judgement
loath
Unwilling or reluctant; disinclined: I am loath to go on such short notice.
inordinate
excessive
vile
disgusting
david's faith in god
has a lot of faith in g-d
symbolism of 40
critical number in redemptive cycle
dullard
stupid or unimaginative person
constancy
steadfast
why is panchatantra that make it a fable
has a moral!
what happened in 1001 nights
got lost, found a dome, was a giant, massive, bird's egg; flew away with bird; found lots of diamonds;got home
what simile does confusius use in the first saying?
he who rules by force is like the pole star, which remains in its place while all the lesser stars do homage to it.
why is david a hero
because he saved his people from goliath and hisppl
plot of the river merchants life poem
kids didnt knew each other, kind of friends, when they got married he liked her, but she didnt like him, then she started to love him, wanted to be cremated together
redress
to make right
jen
love, goodness, humanness
MOST IMPORTANT VIRTUE!!!!!
infirmity,
frailness/feebleness
failing in a person's character
why is yudhistira an epic hero?
cuz he has superhum traits-answering all those qs
several adventures/tasks
flaw-sends his bros to do the dirty work
product of culture!
fray
to strain/wear away
poignancy
the quality of painfully affecting one's feelings
judicious
having/excercising good judgement
plot of mahabharata
a soldier dude sees a deer steal a bunch of religious stuff, decides htat its his duty to get it. makes his brothers go with him. sends his brothers to do the work and look for the deer while he rests (good idea, dude!). his brothers dont come back (oops..) so he goes looking for his bros and a huge giant person materializes beside this lake. the giant says he is a yaksha, a big god. asks the soldier dude a lot of qs. finally, the dude gets all his bros to come back to life. the end
aristotle's 6 characteristics of classical tragedy
nobility-to be a tragic hero, must be noble
hamartia-error in judgement
reversal-?!
suffering-may die or suffer tragically
recognition-of self awareness of knowledge comes too late (uh oh, spaghettio)
catharsis-purgation of the
pity and fear
"never has rachel seen ralph cough"-i know, i know, pretty pathetic, sorry...
framed narrative
story within a story
bondman
a male servant
whats a maxim
a maxim is a short, concise, memorable statement that tells ppl what to do-like "if you dont say something nice, dont say anything at all!" or "sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me!"
"are you not moved, when all the sway of the earth shakes like a thing unfirm? o cicero, i have seen tempests, when the scolding winds have rived the knotty oaks, and i have seent he ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam, to be exalted with the threatening clouds-but never till tonight, never til now, did i go dropping througha tempest fire"
casca-using pathetic fallacy
mans highest value
tao te ching
peace
firmament
sky
mans true power
tao te ching
mastering yourself
ominous
foreboding
boon
something beneficial that is bestowed, a blessing
insurrection
open revolt against civil authority or government
parallelism
use of a series of words, phrases, or lines that have similar grammatical structure.
prodigy
extraordinary person, thing or deed
avarice
greed
thicket
dense growth of shrubbery or small trees
to what does confucius compare the treatment of parents?
sons should treat their parents with a lot of respect, but they dont
tragic curve definitions and examples from play
exposition-a plague, priest employs o. to get rid of it

inciting action-creon returns with oracle's saying, o. promises to find murderers


ascending action-o. accuses creon and tiresias for L's death

climax-o. waits for shepherd to tell what happened (one or more) o. thinks he might have done it

reversal-messenger comes and polybus is deadd, o. thinks that he didnt kill his dad

catastrophe-o. pokes out his eyes

denouement-establishment of new kingdom (creon is king) new order , plague is gone
what kind of person will find happiness according to confucius?
he who only seeks coarse food to eat, water to drink, and a bent arm for pillow will find happiness
extenuated
trying to lessen magnitude/seriousness-partial excuses
attainment
accomplishment
enfranchise
to give rights of citizenship-especially to vote
scholarship
academic achievement or knowledge
arbor
shaded resting place in a park, where vines/plants are grown
moral of the panchatantra
scholarship is less than sense,...and the rest of it
augment
to make greater
book of ruth plot
naomi is married to elimelech, have 2 sons-married. elimelech and sons die during famine. naomi decides to go back to where she's from. girls wanna go with her, wont let them. one girl leaves to father's house. ruth stays. they go to the city. stay there-very poor
ruth goes to work-boaz (farmer that naomi knew) likes her
eventually, they get married and live happily ever after.
the end
visage
appearance
nullity
a mere nothing, insignificance
prodigious
extraordinary or ominous
what saying does confucius say you could act upon all day?
the golden rule
what is pathetic fallacy?
The attribution of human emotions or characteristics to inanimate objects or to nature; for example, angry clouds; a cruel wind.
why is the panchatantra a framed narrative?
i dont know use someone else's cards!
abridged
condense/curtail
role of women in hebrew culture
work, but alsoserve men
epic of gilgamesh plot
enkidu has a dream of death being horrible-wants goes looking for eternal life. goes to mashu (mtns) to find utnapishtim. scorpions @ gate, let him into mountains. garden with jewels. winemaker helps him find the ferry man. utnapishtim-tells story of flood. if gilgamesh can stay awake for 7 nights, eternal life. new clothes, leaves with secret of underwater plant. gets plant, washes in pond, serpent steals it. the end. i hope. if not, too bad, thats as far as my notes go.
panchatantra bkrd.
written in 200 BC
hindu fable
panchatantra=5 chapters
in sanskrit
incantation
spell thingy
li
ritual of manners, courtesy, etc.
clamor
noisy shouting
role of foreigners in hebrew society
helped-leave crops to glean
repetition and its purpose
helps orators remember
helps listeners remember
enphasizes idea
austerity
a spiritual, morally strict act
sluice
floodgate
fable
old oral tradition, short, make believe, if it has animals is a bestial faldieau
MUST HAVE A MORAL!
symbolism of the rainbow
shows g-ds covenant with the jews
fatuous
silly, foolish
servile
submissive
what does the master at the center of the circle mean?
if you stay in the center and embrace death with your whole heart, you will endure forever
impale
to pierce with a pointed object
ruth's importance to christians
ruth was david's grandmother
steps to judging credibility of a source (5)
consider writers background
consider motivation and purpose
distinguis fact from opinion
identify flawed logic and irrelevant info.
add what you know
choleric
bad tempered/expressing anger
what is hamartia?
in aristotle's 6 characteristics of classical tragedy
it means an error in judgement
Hector
One of Priam's sons who was killed
tumult
noisy confusion
anchises
father if Aeneas
affability
gracious, gentle, approachable
frame of panchatantra
gold finder is telling a wheel bearer the story of the scholars
dank
disagreeably damp/humid
Venus
Mother of Aeneas, goddess of love and beauty
libation
liquid for ceremonies
Menelaus
Wife was Helen, she was taken away and Menelaus wanted her back and that started the Trojan War
accoutred
to outfit/equip for military duty
occasion and character
occasion-about an event or occasion
character-describing a person of the time period
oedipus plot
his eyes get poked out
Agamenon
He was king of somewhere. He was the brother of Menelaus, his wife killed him
how is gilgamsesh and epic hero?
2/3 divine, 1/3 mortal
Aeneas
Founded Rome, he was strong and brave
construe
interpret the meanign of
Helen
THe wife of Melelaus, she caused the Trojan War
prostrate
to lie down in adoration/submission
Ceres
Goddess of agriculture
puissant
power or might
Ascanius/Iulus
THe son of Aeneas - don't get him confused with Anchises
unassailable
undeniable-not subject to attack/seizure
king of Troy
Priam

grievous
-serious-causing grief/pain
chastisement
to punish, criticize severely
chide
to scold mildly
rumi
wrote counsels of the bird
lived in persia with genghis khan
religious
founded mavlevi, and order of sufis-tolerance, humility, charity, equality
encompass
to enclose/envelope
apparition
sudden/unusual sight/act of appearing
cogitations
thoughtful consideration/meditation
garland
mark of honor, tribute/anthology of ballads, poems
sidd's son
was a spoiled brat
"...has a lean and hungry loook...i would he were fatter! but i fear him not...he reads much, he is a great observer, and he looks quite through the deeds of men. he loves no plays, as thou dost, antony, he hears no music, seldom he smile at anything. such men as he be never at heart's easy whiles they behold a greater than themselves, and therefore are they very dangerous"
caesar, refering to cassius
voice
his self
revered
regarded as worthy of great honor
vasudeva
the ferry man
discourteous
impolite
the exordium indicates that allah reponds to disobedience by feeling
angry
renown
a state of being widely acclaimed
kamaswami
the rich merchant
apt
suitable, appropriate
which selection proclaims faith in allah
exordium and daylight
"forget not in your speed, antonius, to touch calphurnia, for our elders say the barren, touched in ths holy chase, shake off their sterile curse"
who said it, when
j. c., at the race of lupercal
gotama (sidd)
buddha
peevish
discontented, unruly
bird cage in sidd.
soul is trapped
who said
"i love the name of honor more than i fear death"?
brutus
decaying trees in siddhartha
what Siddhartha was like as he made bad choices in his extravagent lifestyle.
"brutus would rather be a villager than to repute himself a son of rome under these hard conditions at this time"
-brutus
govinda
sidd's friend
engendered
to bring into existence/procreate, propagate
in which selevtion is allah compared to an aspect of nature
neither daylight nor exordium
perceive
to become directly aware fo through any senses
kamala
sidd's "friend"
suffice
be sufficient/capable
which selection directly addresses allah?
exordium
redress
to correct or compensate for a wrong or loss
which of the following comes closest to expressing the idea contained in the last half of daylight?
treat others as the lord has treated you
testy
irritated or exasperated
insupportable
intolerable, unjustifiable
"a trade, sir, that i hope i may use, with a safe conscience, wich is indeed, sir, a mender of bad soles...nay, i beseech you, sir, be not out with me. yet if you be out, sir, i can mend you."
who said it, what literary element is it, etc
cobbler, pun, comedy
covert
not openly praacticed/covered over, shelterede
interminable
having or seeming to have no end
provender
dry food to feed livestock/food or provisions
vexed
to annoy, puzzle, etc.
taper
gradual decrease in thickness, small, slender candle
tarry
delay
presage
omen, prophetic significance/meaning
what happened in the burning of rome?
there was a fire, nero wasnt there
went back, re did city
he had a bigger castle, etc
what happened in pyramus and thisbe
they are in love-talk through the wall. they eventually kill themselves-change color of mulberry tree
demeanor
how a person behaves
enmity
hatred or ill will
penusiously
in severe poverty
narrative poetry
has a plot, tells a story, characters, dialogue
ex-pyramus and thisbe
"why man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a colossus, and we petty men walk under his huge legs and peep about to find ourselves dishonorable graves. men at some are masters of their fates. the fault, dear brutus is not in our starts, but in ourselves, that we are underlings"
cassius
cur
coward
chaste
innocent, pure
extremity
great danger or need
contrary
unfavorable
presumption
attitude or conduct that oversteps the bounds of propriety or courtesy