Glossary of English Final Prep
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- Define Existentialism
- People give meaning to the universe through their actions. Each person is free to make moral choices that define him/her as a person and it gives meaning to their life.
- What culture did "how the world was made" come from?
- what did the cheyanne believe in?
- -all parts contribute to the whole
-everyone is important
-god has limited powers
- Who is the god in "how the world was made"? Was he kind and loving?
- Maheo. Very loving, fatherly, and understanding
- What culture did "wooden people" come from?
- What is the Mayan version of the Bible?
- Popul Vuh
- Who is the god in "wooden people"? Is he loving and kind?
- Heart of Sky. No, he is hateful, vengeful, and irresponsible
- what is the motif in "wooden people"?
- the flood
- Why is the Heart of Sky mad in "wooden people"?
- His people don't worship him. this is actually b/c he didnt put brains in them
- What does "wooden people" explain the origin of?
- How many powers did Maheo have in "how the world was made?"
- Who is the hero in "how the world was made"?
- a coot
- What does "how the world was made" describe the origin of?
- why the coot tastes like mud and people dont eat him; also, why ALL turtles walk slowly (grandmother turtle set the pace of all)
- Who does Maheo place the earth on in "how the world was made"?
- Grandmother turtle
- What did Maheo make people out of in "how the world was made"?
- His rib
- What did the Mayans believe in?
- Everything has life
- What 6 things does a trickster do?
- 1.leaves chaos behind
2.rebels against authority
3.not necisarily evil
5.can bring change to community
- What are 3 good qualities of a trickster?
- What was the major problem in "coyote & origin of death"?
- over population, so most would die and come back later, but coyote closed the door for people coming back
- What does the "coyote and the origin of death" explain the origin of?
- Death and why the coyote is so skinny and looks over his shoulder
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