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What are the names of the two characters who have a dialogue with one another in the Bhagavad Gita?
Arjuna and Krishna
How many feet or stresses are there in iambic pentameter?
5
Name the autheor and the poem from which these lines come:"I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume,For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you."
Walt Whitman "Song of Myself"
Who wrote "Sitting Alone by Ching-t'ing Mountain"?
LiPo
Name the author and the poem from which these lines come:"I will not cease from Mental FlightNor shall my Sword sleep in my hand,Till we have built JerusalemIn England's green and pleasant land."
William Blake, "And Did Those Feet"
The harlot who brings Enkidu to Uruk
Shamhat
The boatman who takes Gilgamesh to the immortal realm
Ur-Shanabi
The man who survived the flood and became immortal
Utanapishtimi
The goddess who wants to marry Gilgamesh
Ishtar
Two adventures Gilgamesh and Enkidu participate in together.
Cedar forest(Humbaba), Bull of Heaven
What does Enkidu make out of cedar as an offering to Enlil?
floating door
What kind of creature steals the plant of rejuvenation from Gilgamesh at the end of the story?
Serpent(snake)
What language is the Ramayana written in?
Sanskrit
King of the vultures
Jatayu
The wife who requests that the king send Rama into exile
Kaikeyi
Rama's brother who takes the throne as his regent while he is in exile
Bharata
The demon king who captures Sita
Ravana
What does Sita do in response to Rama's challenge to her fidelity while she was a captive?
Puts herself in fire to prove her purity
What is dharma?
moral order, duty, honor
The following verse is written in what?"O, that this too too sullied flesh would melt,Thaw and resolve itself into a dew!Or that the Everlasting had not fixedHis canon 'gainst self-slaughter! Oh God! God!"
blank verse
Speaker of these lines:"O, that this too too sullied flesh would melt,Thaw and resolve itself into a dew!Or that the Everlasting had not fixedHis canon 'gainst self-slaughter! Oh God! God!"
Hamlet
Where does the King decide to send Hamlet when he finds out Hamlet is behaving erratically?
England
What is the King doing when Hamlet first has an opportunity to kill him?
Praying
Who does Hamlet kill when he is meeting with his mother in her "closet"?
Polonius
What means of transportation does Yu Tsun use to escape Richard Madden in The Garden of Forking Paths?
Train
What kind of literature does Stephen Albert study in The Garden of Forking Paths?
Chinese literature, the novel by Ts'ui Pen(Yu Tsun's great grandfather)
What has the senator learned about his future at the beginning of Death Constant Beyond Love?
He is dying soon.
What does Nelson Farina want from the senator in Death Constant Beyond Love?
new identity
What does the senator find on Laura Farina's body in Death Constant Beyond Love?
padlock
What is the setting of "In Camera"?
court room
How does the crowd react when they hear the words Leila is supposed to have said about the King?
applaud
Which of Leila's relatives do we read the thoughts of in the story?
Mother and Father
Where did the narrator of "Yellow Woman" first meet Silva?
beach of a river
How does Silva support himself?
He is a cattle thief.
What is bunburying?
Pretending to be someone else or an imaginary friend.
Why does Lady Bracknell miss out on eating cucumber sandwiches in Act I?
Algernon ate them all.
As a baby, Jack was found in a trainstation cloakroom inside a ________?
Handbag
What is Miss Prism's job at Jack Worthing's country house?
Governess to Cecily and her tutor.
Name the character whom Algernon woos by pretending to be Jack's brother Ernest?
Cecily
Why was Okonkwo sent into exile?
Killed a fellow clansman.
True or False: Okonkwo's son Nwoye converts to Christianity after hearing the missionary.
True
What does the District Commissioner do with the leaders he asks to meet with?
Has them arrested and charges the clan for bail.
What does the egwugwu do after the confrontation with Mr. Smith at the church?
Burn the church down.
What does Okonkwo do to the five messengers?
He tries to get the clan to fight them and he kills one.
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