Sword and the Stone Quiz
1. (#1) What does Kays lack of a nickname reveal about his character? Why is Arthur
Kay is too prideful and feels too important to have a nickname and flies into a rage i
Questions for: Oedipus the King, Pages 573-591_
1. Does the crime match the punishment? Is there irony to the sickness of the people that could
be related to the death of Laius? Would any other repercussion keep the meaning of the work the
2. Why mu
Questions for: Oedipus the King, Pages 591-614_
1. What role does the chorus play in the work? Do they represent the thoughts of the people in
Homers time, or possibly his own thoughts? Why does Homer have them question the gods and
2. What is Homer
Frankenstein Vocabulary List #1
Definition: To make or become better; improve. (thefreedictionary.com)
Definition: An extremely agile goat antelope (Rupicapra rupicapra) of mountainous regions of
Frankenstein Vocabulary List #2
Definition: Slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it. (thefreedictionary.com)
Definition: Favorable to health or well-being. (thefreedictionary.com)
Swift List 3 Vocabulary Sentences
Melancholy- Sad, unhappy
Importune- Harass, pester
Deplorable- Bad, unacceptable
Grievance- Complaint (about how unfair something is)
Commonwealth- Organization (consisting of the United Kingdom)
Candide Vocabulary Sentences
Eminent/Bulwark/Console/Disconsolate/Consternation-The eminent old lady would bulwark
and console the disconsolate Cungonde whenever she experienced consternation.
Circumspection/Jargon/Insolent- Candide used circumspection wh
Candide Vocabulary List #3
Austere- Plain, simple (in appearance)
Calumny- An untrue statement degrading someones respect, misrepresentation, lying
Contingent- Dependent on, depending on
Forbear- Refrain, hold back
Candide List #4 Vocabulary Sentences
Enthusiast/Ply/Loathe- Being an enthusiast and admirer of Cungonde, Candide plied and
pursued her and did not loathe and dislike her.
Forbear/Intrigue/Incision- Candide did forbear and refrain himself from intriguing a
History of Rasselas Vocabulary List #1
Deficiency- Want, lack
Antiquity- Ancient times
1. The key verse that impressed me was Colossians 3:2, which says: Set
your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
2. What this verse means is that all people should focus on heavenly things
instead of the things that wont last
Book Title The Apology of Socrates_
1. The first thing justice demands, then,
men of Athens, is that I defend myself
from the first false accusations made
against me and from my first accusers, and
then from the later accusations and the
The Confessions by Augustine
1. Who was Saint Augustine? Give a brief overview of his life.
2. When did he live? What else was occurring at the time?
3. What was the world like into
Circumambulate: To walk around (something).
Augustine probably circumambulated the garden pondering Pauls letters.
Perambulate: To walk through (something).
Augustine probably perambulated the doorways to enter the orchard.
Expeditionary: Sent on or designed for military operations abroad.
Soldiers will be expeditionary to Mexico in the future I bet.
Millipede: Any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a
cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more
The Wedding of Aeneas and Lavinia
7 They start to plan the wedding
6 It will be delightful
7 And it will be in heaven
6 With doves that are peaceful
7 They will wed at the altar
6 By the goddess of love
7 The details are finished
6 They say bye from above
Summary: Paul, an apostle of God, wrote a letter to the saints who are in
Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus. Paul writes to the believers saying
how they have been blessed by God because they are adopted sons through
Jesus Christ and i
Deploy- To position troops in readiness for combat, as along a front or line.
God did not deploy troops to attack the Galatians for being sinful.
Implicate- To connect or involve in an unfavorable or criminal way with
Paul did n
Desalinate- Remove salt from.
At least Aristotle did not desalinate an ocean.
Bibber- One given to drinking alcoholic beverages too freely; a tippler.
Aristotle was not a bibber so far as we know.
Illusive- Based on or having the nature of
Countermand- Revoke: cancel officially.
I bet some of the churches Paul wrote to countermanded some of the things
he had written.
Legerdemain- Magic trick.
Paul did not do any legerdemains.
Manumission- The formal act of freeing from slave
Major-domo- One who makes arrangements or directs affairs for another.
Socrates was a major domo when trying to find out if he was the smartest person.
Demesne- A district; a territory.
Socrates was the smartest man in his demesne.
Rough Draft of Fable re-write
There was a family in California who sent their wonderful butler to go and pick up some
delicious food for them. It took the butler some time to depart and return with a sense of
worry in his eyes. He said when he went to a r
Degenerate: Corruption: moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles.
Agamemnon was degenerate when he cruelly gave up his daughter to follow another
Generic: A wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with
In absentia- While absent; although absent.
While Orestes was absent from his fathers house his family had became
Quintessential- Representing the perfect example of a class or quality.
Orestes was quintessential when avenging his
Amatory- Expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance.
Romeo was amatory with Juliet.
Homeopathy- Is a form of alternative medicine that treats patients with heavily diluted
preparations that are thought to cause effects similar to the
Humanoid: A being having human form.
Orual was like a god who looked a humanoid.
Anthropoid: Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
The god of the west looked like anthropoid being.
Anthropomorphic: Attribution of h
Matricide- A person who murders their mother.
Paterfamilias- The male head of family or tribe.
Patricide- A person who murders their father.
Confrere- A fellow member or worker; colleague or associate, as in a profession.
Fratricide- A per