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Who is known for satire

Jonathan Swift

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Modeled after latin

Neoclassical literature

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A poem that mourns a death

Elegy

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

Satire

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a poem glorifying something

Ode

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Founder of english prose

John Dryden

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Who wrote gulliver’s travels

Jonathan Swift

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The name of the game in rape of the lock

ombre

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

mock epic

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What is important about journalism

It emerges as a mainstream part of culture

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

Antithesis

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What was important about novels in this movement

they are new and women become the predominant readers

13

Which work eludes to the inferno

Paradise Lost

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Who fell in love with an eight year old

Jonathan Swift

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Who did Andrew Marvell save

John Milton

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Who wrote the rape of the lock

Alexander Pope

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Who had Potts disease

Alexander Pope

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List the three appeals in satire and explain

Logical appeal - facts and statistics; Emotional appeal - strong feelings; Ethical appeal - sincere qualified

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Tell two ways the rape of the lock is similar to the odyssey (format and structure)

They use epic similes and gods and goddesses in the action

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According to satan in paradise lost, why does good exist

So that evil has something to be compared to

21

Name two benefits of the plan outlined in the modest proposal

It relieves the poor by selling the babies; It provides pleasure to the rich by eating the fattened babies

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What theme is often found in restoration poetry

Carpe Diem

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To acquire or bring upon oneself

Incur

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Burden

Encumbrance

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Food or money to support life

Sustenance

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Who wrote paradise lost

John Milton

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A person who can endure the pain or hardship without showing their feelings

Stoic

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A product that is brought or sold

Commodity

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Persuade that an idea or belief is mistaken

Disabused

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Not in a direct way

Obliquely

34

Respect

Deference

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Parallel

Collateral

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The allocation of something belonging to something

Assignations

37

To condemn

Censure

39

A commoner

Plebeian

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Without basic necessities

Destitute

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To think of; to devise; to scheme

Contrive