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    Term:

    A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams

    Definition:

    Major Characters-Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Harold "Mitch" Mitchell, Eunice Hubbell Other works: Glass Menagerie

    • American Literature
    • 71 terms
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  • 88 terms

    Term:

    Thymele

    Definition:

    alter

    • Theatre History Final
    • 88 terms
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  • 1150 terms

    Term:

    The World According to Garp

    Definition:

    John Irving

    • NAQT all authors
    • 1150 terms
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  • 88 terms

    Term:

    Of Plymouth Plantation

    Definition:

    Book that told the history of the Plymouth Settlement.

    • CLEP American Literature 5
    • 88 terms
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  • 12 terms

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    Our Town

    Definition:

    (Thornton Wilder, 1938). A sentimental story that takes place in the village of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire just after the turn of the 20th century. Our Town is divided into three acts: "Daily Life" (Professor Willard and Editor Webb gossip on the everyday lives of town residents); "Love and Marriage" (Emily Webb and George Gibbs fall in love and marry); and "Death" (Emily dies while giving birth, and her spirit converses about the meaning of life with other dead people in the cemetery). A Stage Manager talks to the audience and serves as a narrator throughout the drama, which is performed on a bare stage.

    • NAQT American Plays
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  • 10 terms

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    “I never was hard or self-sufficient enough. When people are soft - soft people have got to shimmer and glow - they've got to put on soft colors, the colors of butterfly wings, and put a - paper lantern over the elite... It isn't enough to be soft. You've got to be soft and attractive. And I - I'm fading now! I don't know how much longer I can turn the trick”

    Definition:

    • “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams • Blanch begins to face her feeling of despair and loss – a characteristic of modernism • She explains how she has to be attractive – southern belle lady during southern renaissance

    • Quote Recognition
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    Arthur Miller says

    Definition:

    "I have only one major theme for my work - which is the destructive impact of society on the sensitive, non-conformist individual"

    • Death of A Salesman
    • 54 terms
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  • 48 terms

    Term:

    Hopkins

    Definition:

    Jailer.

    • The Crucible Characters
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  • 46 terms

    Term:

    quarrelsome

    Definition:

    contentious

    • Characters for The Crucible
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  • 33 terms

    Term:

    Hopkins

    Definition:

    messenger

    • The Crucible: Characters
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  • 91 terms

    Term:

    Keats

    Definition:

    Eve of St. Agnes Ode on a Grecian Urn

    • Authors- Praxis 2 English
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  • 83 terms

    Term:

    How did Arthur Miller get into College?

    Definition:

    He did not have a high school diploma but talked his way into college. University of Michigan.

    • Crucible Test
    • 83 terms
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  • 100 terms

    Term:

    Hamlet

    Definition:

    William Shakespeare

    • Books and authors
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  • 42 terms

    Term:

    unyielding

    Definition:

    adamant

    • Characters of the Crucible
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  • 17 terms

    Term:

    Salvation

    Definition:

    Langston Hughes

    • FCSW 151
    • 17 terms
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  • 55 terms

    Term:

    30. Which character makes the following statement while having an epiphany in Death of a Salesman? I saw the things that I love in this world. The work and the food and time to sit and smoke. And I looked at this pen and said to myself, what the hell am I

    Definition:

    Biff

    • AP English Progress Test Study Guide
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  • 34 terms

    Term:

    Realism background

    Definition:

    starts in 1853 in France, overlaps with melodrama, still a dominant form, positivism created by Auguste Comte (sociologist)- organized all of the sciences by their relative complexity, sociology at top of course because its aim is the betterment of society with the application of the scientific method for social problems- started conversation about the possibility that large social issues could potentially be solved

    • Test 3
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  • 39 terms

    Term:

    How was the US doing after WWII?

    Definition:

    Great. Economic boom... GNP doubled between 1945 and 1960

    • APUSH Ch32
    • 39 terms
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  • 20 terms

    Term:

    Which anti-realist playwright tried to alienate the audience so they could see the real meaning of the play?

    Definition:

    Brecht

    • Quiz 10
    • 20 terms
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  • 17 terms

    Term:

    How can a storyteller add “character” to their stories?

    Definition:

    All of the above (different voices, personalities, etc..)

    • Quiz 4
    • 17 terms
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  • 10 terms

    Term:

    “I never was hard or self-sufficient enough. When people are soft - soft people have got to shimmer and glow - they've got to put on soft colors, the colors of butterfly wings, and put a - paper lantern over the elite... It isn't enough to be soft. You've got to be soft and attractive. And I - I'm fading now! I don't know how much longer I can turn the trick”

    Definition:

    • “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams • Blanch begins to face her feeling of despair and loss – a characteristic of modernism • She explains how she has to be attractive – southern belle lady during southern renaissance

    • Quote Recognition_1
    • 10 terms
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