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In Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis what happened in 1979?
islamic revolution
From Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis, in what year did the narrator note that it was obligatory for females to wear the veil at school?
1980
According the Satrapi's Persepolis, what type of revolution took place in Iran, starting in 1980, when all bilingual schools were shut down and anything related to symbols of capitalism and decadence were denounced?
cultural revolution
In Persepolis, to what place did Satrapi's parents send Marji when she was fourteen years old?
austria
What is the name of Satrapi's uncle who was executed as a Russian spy in Persepolis?
anoosh
What are the two terms that "describe an individual whose vanity yields to excesses"?
a flop and a dandy
What is the term for "blowing things out of proportion?
hyperbole
What is the term for a "gentle or biting critique of morals and manners that generally sought to instruct or to effect some kind of change in society?
satire
What are the two terms that describe the "accounts of journeys to 'exotic' lands" that usually are conveyed through letters or journals of some kind?
travel narratives or travelogues.
What characteristic best describes Tartuffe in Moliere's play Tartuffe?
zeal- deceitful self-centered
What character in Moliere's Tartuffe is duped by Tartuffe?
orgon
In what type of literary category is Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, or the Royal Slave described?
travel narrative
In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, what new name was the protagonist given ?
caesar
In Aprha Behn's Oroonoko, what new name was given to Imoinda?
clemene
In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, what did Oroonoko do to his wife and unborn child and why?
he kills her in order to protect her after his death
What was Voltaire's given name before he changed it?
france marie antoinette
What is the term for a type of fiction that is interested in teaching and concerned more with providing arguments about contemporary issues rather than character development and literary aesthetics?
didatic
Which character in Voltaire's Candide, or Optimism represents the "ivory tower philosopher whose theories are radically disconnected from reality"?
dr. pangloss
What is the name of Candide's valet in Voltaire's Candide?
kakumba
What is the country in which Candide in Voltaire's Candide travels where "all men are free," "the roads were covered…with elegantly shaped carriages made from shiny material, carrying men and women of extraordinary beauty," and the streets were strewn with "gold, emeralds, and rubies"?
eldorado
Who said in Voltaire's Candide, "All events are linked together in the best of all possible worlds"?
dr. pangloss
What religious group "believed in a direct personal relationship with God as well as in original sin and predestination"?
puritans
How long was Mary Rowlandson held captive?
three months
Provide the name of the literary genre that is defined as "autobiographical accounts detailing American colonists' experiences as prisoners of Native Americans, often used to illustrate spiritual or moral growth through suffering."
captivity narrative
Which Native American tribe held Mary Rowlandson captive?
algonquian
To which country did Oroonoko travel after having been kidnapped and enslaved?
surinam
Olaudah Equiano describes the "society, religious beliefs, and customs" of which group of peoples?
ibo
What does "Olaudah" mean?
fortunate one
What is The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano considered to be?
autobiography, slave narrative, travel narrative
"A weaving together of plots in which the passage from slavery to emancipation follows from or is accompanied by a transition from oral culture to written culture and a surrendering to spiritual, Christian redemption" is a key structure to what form of narrative?
slave narrative