The Middle Ages and Feudalism
Feudalism was the primary political system of the Middle Ages. The system came about, for the
most part, because during his reign of England, King William had two major woes: he couldn't
keep the people from rebelling and he
Aristotle on the Tragic Hero
World Lit II
Aristotle's ideas about tragedy were recorded in his book of literary theory
titled Poetics. In it, he has a great deal to say about the structure, purpose, and
intended effect of tragedy. His ideas
2 lines or fewer: Write entire quote
Rouse him. Make after him, poison his delight,
Proclaim him in the streets (I.i.75-76).
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.and saucy wrongs (I.i.139-14
Medieval Romance Vocab: Sample Sentences
1. Discomfit (v): His inability to reach his wife via cellphone discomfited the man so much that
he was pacing back and forth in his kitchen.
2. Scathe (n): The paramedics were pleasantly surpr
Final Exam Terms
Alliteration: Repetition of initial sounds in subsequent words (Ex.: Peter Piper picked)
Allusion: Any reference to history or previous literature within a work, direct as well as indirect.
Antagonist: The principal character in oppositio
How Well Did I Edit My Paper?
Writing about Literature: Quoting
When writing about literature, direct quotes from your primary source is your best
evidence to prove your point. Using quotes correctly, however, is also a difficult skill to master,
especially in reference to format and
Writing Fatal Flaws
Its vs. Its: Its is short for it is or it has (its raining),
whereas its is a possessive pronoun, as in its coat.
Then vs. Than: This is also elementary. Then refers to time,
while than refers to a comparison.
Youre vs. Your: Youre is