Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Literature LCC WGU16

Literature-Notes Chapter 16

QuestionAnswer
blank verse unrhymed but otherwise regular verse, usually iambic pentameter
Classical Tragedy this term may refer to the tragedy of the ancient greeks and romans as Sophocles Antigone; or to tragedies with Greek or Roman subjects, as Shakespeare's Coriolanus
muses nine goddesses represented as presiding over the various departments of art and science
unities the principles of dramatic structure involving the unities of action, time, and place
Classic, Classical used in senses parallel with those given under classic; hence, of recognized excellence or belonging to established tradition
Aeschylus (The Orestia) Greek
•Aristotle ◦Poetics Greek
•Euripides ◦Medea ◦The Trojan Women Greek
•Homer ◦Odyssey ◦Illiad Greek
•Plato ◦The Republic Greek
•Sappho ◦“Hymn to Aphrodite” Greek
•Sophocles ◦Antigone ◦Oedipus Rex Greek
•Horace ◦The Odes Roman
•Juvenal ◦Satires Roman
•Ovid ◦Metamorphoses Roman
•Virgil ◦The Aeneid Roman
Main Topics and Themes:  Tragic love  Accomplishments of heroes  The interactions of gods and goddesses  The afterlife The Classical Period
Genres: Drama-Classical Period Festivals for the god Dionysus o Open air theatres (amphitheatres
Genres: Tragedy-Classical Period Unity of time – limits the play to events occurring in one day  Chorus  Included song and dance  Heroic myth, political conflict, mourning, and loss
Genres: Satyr-Classical Period Comedic take on mythological subject matter  Direct references to current events and people  Obscene jokes
Genres: Poetry (Epic poems)-Classical Period Long narrative poems in hexameter  Contains invocation to the muse  Often focus on great events
Genres: Lyric poems- Classical Period Verse meant to be sung or recited  Expresses emotion
Genres: Erotic Elegy- Classical Period Erotic subject matter  Stressed emotions over stoicism  Uses elevated language—very polished
Genres: Satire- Classical Period Pokes fun at society  Uses everyday language
Created by: DanceLots
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards