Greek poet, Ilead and the odyssey
Thought to be blind, might have been insightful
Don’t ask me what to wearTo an army wife in Sardis
Golden mean, carpe diem
Roman lit. Soldier, son of a freed slave
Metamorphosis, Pyramus and Thisbe, creation
Married 3 times, died in exile
Burning of Rome, histories, annals
Witnessed Pompeii, roman senator
Central idea of a piece of literature
Language that appeals to the senses
Long narrative that recounts the deeds of a larger-than-life hero who embodies the values of a particular society
Elaborate comparison sometimes developing over many lines
Descriptive adjective or phrase that is repeatedly used with or in here place of a noun or proper name
Use of clues to hint at what is going to happen later
Scene that interrupts the current scene, informs the audience of events that took place before the narratives current time setting
Short, descriptive poetry that conveys strong emotion
When the outcome differs from what is expected, sometime humorous
Attitude a writer takes toward the reader, a subject, or a character
Way a writer expresses his or her thoughts though language
Series of connected events
Struggle or clash between two opposing forces
Seize the day
What does “Carpe diem” mean?
Not too much, not too little
What does “golden mean” mean
How long is the war?
Scale or balance
What device does Zeus use or determine the winner of the battle?
How long does it take Odysseus to get home?
Rome was going from a republic to a democracy (changing)
Why was the whole collection called “metamorphoses”?
Respect for dead, gods play active role in human life, possessions are a sign of power and having them taken away is shameful
3 beliefs held by the Greeks
What type of poem did Sappho write
What Greeks excelled in
Who use Pyramus and Thisbe as a n archetype?
Using this term, Tacitus expresses his views
This author recorded the events if the Trojan war
Iliad and odyssey are examples of this type if literature
“Grey-eyed goddess” is an example
Their parents kept them apart their entire lives, but they b arrived them in the same urn after they died
Ironic ending of Pyramus and Thisbe
“Girl whose hair as yellow as torch light” is an example of
Author obsessed with poor leadership of country
Piece of furniture involved in the test that Penelope gives Odysseus
The goddess that helps Odysseus in the Iliad
Burning of Rome
Overall subject that Tacitus wrote about