Midterm 2 study guide 2010

Midterm 2 study guide 2010 - Fantasy and Science Fiction...

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Fantasy and Science Fiction Midterm #2 Review Overview : Section I calls for concise but insightful discussion of 7 passages , which you will select from the 14 passages below, being sure to discuss at least one passage from each of the 7 works . 1) identify the work it’s from and 2) explain the significance of the passage in relation to the work’s meaning. (20 points each). Section II involves vocabulary: briefly define two of the terms given and identify at least one work related to the terms you chose. (5 pts.) Works Included : 1. Metamorphoses 4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay 2. Gilgamesh 5. Kingdom Come 3. The Last Unicorn 6. Mirrormask 7. The Brief History of the Dead. Concepts to review: The purposes of Myth The Hero’s Journey The Code of Chivalry, Courtly Love Tradition The importance of the origin story: “What is the Why?” The role of metaphor (in relation to extrapolation or theology) Metafiction, Hubris, realpolitik Sample Passage with Answer: (This passage won’t be on the test, but one like it will.) Passage
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