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 Lamb
The 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