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to acquire or bring upon oneself

incur

2

burden

encumbrance

3

food or money to spend on life

sustenance

4

product that is bought or sold

commodity

5

can endure pain or hardship without showing feelings

stoic

6

not in a direct way

obliquely

7

idea or belief is mistaken

disabused

8

parallel

collateral

9

repsect

deference

10

to condemn

censure

11

to think up, devise, to scheme

contrive

12

something belonging to someone

assignations

13

commoner

plebian

14

without basic necessities

destitute

15

who wrote Paradise Lost

John Milton

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who is known for satire

Johnathon Swift

17

modeled after latin

Neoclassical Literature

18

poem that mourns a death

elegy

19

a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or folly in order to bring about social reform

satire

20

poem about glorifying something

ode

21

founder of English prose

John Dryden

22

who wrote Gulliver's travels

Johnathon Swift

23

Name of the card game from the rape of locke

ombre

24

a long humorous narrative poem that takes something unimportant and elevates it by using the style of true epics

mock epic

25

what was important about journalism

it emerged as a mainstream part of culture

26

the complete opposite of the thesis or an example of what something shouldn't be

antithesis

27

what was important about novels during this period

they were new and women became predominant readers

28

which work eludes to the inferno

Paradise Lost

29

who fell in love with an 8 year old

Johnathon Swift

30

who did Andrew Marvell save

Milton

31

who wrote the Rape of the Locke

Alexander Pope

32

who had Potts disease

Alexander Pope

33

3 appeals used in satire and explain what they are

logical appeal uses facts and stats. emotional appeal uses strong feelings. ethical appeal is sincere and qualified

34

2 ways rape of the Locke is similar to the Odyssey in format and structure

use of epic similes and has elaborate descriptions

35

according to Satan in Paradise Lot why does good exist

for evil to exist

36

2 benefits of the plan outlined in the modest proposal

marriage are increased and husbands will start to value their wives

37

what theme is often found in restoration poetry

carpe diem