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Literature Final

Terms

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existentialism
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wage slave
workers though paid a wage made very little money and little freedom in many ways they were considered enslaved
fatwa
A religious judgement. death sentence
"The Guest"
In the middle of the night, Daru was still not asleep. He had gone to bed after undressing completely; he generally slept naked. But when he suddenly realized that he had nothing on, he hesitated. He felt vulnerable and the temptation came to him to put his clothes back on.
existential
relating to or dealing with existence (especially with human existence)
desacralization
loss of the sense of the sacred
theosophy
belief based on mystical insight into the nature of God and the soul
syllogism
form of reasoning in which two statements are made and a conclusion is drawn; major premise, minor premise, conclusion
The Second Coming
Yeats - Poem SHORT
dromenon
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imperialism
one country controlling the government and economy of another country or territory
common wealth
a self-goverend political unit
noblesse oblige
the belief that a person who has wealth and position should help those who do not
marginalization
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sartre
idea of choice
metatheatre
theater about theater
gyre
2000 year cycle of history
ego
who you are
monologic
1 narrative voice
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov - Play in Russia
la lutte
struggle
futility
useless or pointless
anarchy
a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
dialogic text
multiple points of view, no one is privileged over the other
hegemony
the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
enthropy
all things go towards exhaustion
epistemology
how we know what we think we know
The Metamorphosis
Kafka - Story
Happy Days
Beckett - Play
Kehinde
Emcheta - Story
deductive logic
Conclusion is drawn from general observations to specific conclusion
ideology
an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
minimalism
an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
The Guest
Camus - Story
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Pirandello - Play within a play
id
"i want", subconscious; desires
"The Second Coming"
"The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity."
archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of the same kind are made
formication
sensation like ants crawling on the skin, making little ants
colonialism
the process which one nation takes over another nation, usually for the purpose of exploiting its labor and natural resources
solipsism
the idea that ones own perception are the only meaningful reality. Also the practice of extreme self centerness
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Tolstoy - Story
dehumanize
to deprive of human qualities
metafiction
novels about novels
desecration
deliberately demoralizing something something sacred
Being and Nothingness
Sartre - Essay
Things Fall Apart
Achebe - Story LONG
mask theory
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ephifemy
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superego
idealized ego

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