In Richard Ravallis Cotton Mather, Levitation, and a Case for Wonders in History, he works
to put reason behind the beliefs in witchcraft. He uses evidence to defend Cotton Mathers idea
of witchcraft and the paranormal by explaining the ph
Tiresias is the blind prophet of Thebes. Although he is blind, he can see better than any of those
around them since he receives vision of the future. At the beginning of t
December 9, 2016
Final question for the semester
WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF IN THIS CLASS? BE HONEST AND TELL
ME IF YOU THINK YOU DID YOUR BEST IN THIS CLASS. IF SO, GIVE ME SOME OF
THE TECHNIQUES YOU USED TO HELP YOU STUDY. IF
1. WHY IS IAGO CONSIDERED THE ULTIMATE VILLAIN OF ALL TIME?
Iago is considered one of the greatest villains because he has no valid reasons for the
chaos he causes between Othello and Desdemona. Without Iago, Othe
December 9, 2016
TITLE: Heroism in Iphigenia at Aulis
Write your thesis sentence here. Remember a good thesis sentence is a simple or a
complex sentence- Therefore, every one of these individuals makes a step towards
Midterm Exam EN 201
IDENTIFY: AGAMEMNON, CLYTEMNESTRA, MENELAUS, IPHIGENIA, CALCHAS
Agamemnon was the son of Atreus and the brother of Menelaus. He was the King of Mycenae
and the leader of the Achaeans during the Trojan War. He married Clyte
December 9, 2016
It is obvious that throughout Iphigenia at Aulis, a lot of characters surmount
difficulties that change their attitudes completely. In this work, Clytemnestra surpasses
herself by being diff
1. WRITE A PARAGRAPH OF AT LEAST EIGHT SENTENCES ON HOW CHAUCER
IS A SOCIAL HISTORIAN. GIVE EXAMPLES FROM THE PROLOGUE TO BACK
UP YOUR POINTS.
2. DESCRIBE THE PARDONER AND GIVE A SYNOPSIS OF THE PROLOGUE TO
HIS TALE. WHAT IS IRONIC ABOUT HIS SERMO
DESCRIBE DANTES CONCEPT OF HELL.
Dantes concept of hell is unique in many different ways. To start with, in this play, there are
multiple levels of Hell, which have different classifications of sinners. T
QUIZ SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT
GIVE THE SETTING AND TIME PERIOD OF THIS WORK.
The first setting of this play is King Arthurs court at Christmas time. This is where the
Green Knight makes a deal with Sir Gawain and ge
In what ways are Franklin's worldview (philosophical outlook, etc.) and his sense of self (his
morality, etc.) radically different from the Puritan writers we've previously studied? Provide an
example from Part I of his autobiography to support your answe
After watching the Trail of Tears documentary and reading Poe's "That Man that Was Used Up" (1839), I'd like for you
to reflect on what satirical message(s) or social criticism(s) Poe is potentially leveling at American culture in his short story.
Write a one-page critical response to either Lincoln or Twelve Years a Slave.
Twelve Years a Slave relay Northup description of the various daily basis ordeals that he went through as a slave.
Also, the book gives considerable details of how the act of sl
Explain, using support from the text, why Madison supports a republican form of government
while rejecting democracy as a popular mode of sovereignty in Federalist Paper No. 10.
Madison in his book reveals a lot of information that tend to favour a republ
Explain how Franklin's project toward moral perfection opposes one of the central tenets of
Puritanism that we discussed in class. Give an example or two from the text to support your
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 17t
What, exactly, is the "mistake" under which modern individuals labor, according to Thoreau (p.
860), and what is it about modern American life that he thinks forces us to make this mistake?
The mistake under which modern individuals labor, according to Th
After reading "Rip Van Winkle," think about the all cultural differences between Rip's village
before the American Revolution and then afterward. What are some of the major differences that
you noticed? Does Irving's short story seem nostalgic for America
Write a one-page critical response to the PBS documentary, Slavery and the Making of America,
I have various thoughts and beliefs regarding Part III of the PBS documentary entitled the Seeds of Destruction.
The increasing divisiveness of the sla
How would you explain Emerson's concept of self-reliance to someone who's never read his
essay? How would you go about defining it or describing it? Feel free to use citations from
Emerson's essay to develop your answers.
Basically, deriving from past rec
How does Jacobs challenge the moral ideal of feminine purity/chastity in her slave narrative -particularly, in Ch. 10, entitled "A Perilous Passage in the Slave Girl's Life"? Give an example
or quote from the text that supports your answer.
April 5, 2017
Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Corsica, France.
Napoleon was a French military leader who ruled most of Europe in the
early 19th century. After taking power in Franc