Humanities Chapter 5

The hero’s early recognition for greatness satisfies our universal need for acceptance.

The heroic deed performed by Oedipus eventually led to his suicide.

In the humanities, a myth is the term for something that is false but widely believed.

The Greeks believed their gods were made in the image of humanity.

Carl Jung’s theory of archetypes states that mythology was originally spread along trade routes.

Non- Western Cultures do not have hero stories.

Many myths attempt to explain the existence of human suffering.

Popular mythology includes many well- known sayings, such as “there’s always room at the top.”

Poetic form containing 14 lines

The genre of The Iliad
Epic Poem

The author of The Great Gatsby
F Scott Fitzgerald

A literary device that compares two things, one that is usually abstract, the other concrete

A poetic form with three lines 17 syllables total

William Blake wrote two poems that contrast which two animals?
Little LambThe Tiger

He wrote “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”
Ernest Hemingway

The first Western novel
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

A New York born artistic movement in the African American community in the 1920s
The Harlem Renaissance

A favorite subject of Roman and Greek lyrical poetry
Love, especially lost or unrequited

She was an introverted poet that helped initiate modern poetry
Emily Dickinson

The literary device used in “The Lottery”

John Ciardi
Poetry read aloud

Archibald Macleish
Metaphors open to interpretation

fiction was wasteful during the enlightenment
Gulliver’s Travels and Robinson Crusoe had no author because

James Fenimore Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Scarlet Letter

Mark Twain
Huckleberry Finn

J C Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye

Carson McCuller’s
The Member of the Wedding

general outlook, not epiphany

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