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School: University of Arkansas
Department: Foreign Language
Course: World Literature 1
Professor: R. Madison
Term: Summer 2015
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Name: WLIT 1113H Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers major characters ands topics related to them. Not everything was covered from the review guide provided by the professor
Uploaded: 03/20/2018
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background image WLIT Exam 2 Study Guide Important Authors/Characters
General/need to know 
Aeacus: the doorman to Pluto’s house in the Underworld. He despises 
Hercules for stealing his dog Cerberus and tortures Dionysus and Xanthias 
when they are disguised as Hercules
Aeschylus: renowned poet of tragedy who contends with Euripides to hold 
the throne of honor next to Pluto. Wins the competition 
- Uses traditional heroes to inspire good/morals 
- Provides the best advice for Athens in their time of need, so he’s taken 
back   Aristophanes: author of the play - Comedic playwright, recreates Athens convincingly  Catullus: Roman poet - Poems marked by anger and rage and lots of angst
- Uses “fun words”
- Talks about emotional issues (intensify) 
o Sexual prowess and emotional control = man - Poems: o In one angry and emotional wreck of a poem, Catullus wants his  tablets/poems back from Lesbia   Dafydd ap Gwilym (David William): Welsh poet - 3 Categories of poetry  o Nature
o Devotion
o Love hits the fan 
Dionysus: god of wine, religious ecstasy, theatre  - Travels to the Underworld to return Euripides because tragic plays have become bad  - Constantly made of fun throughout the story, but his character is  redeemed when he judges the contest between Euripides and 
Aeschylus  
Euripides: recently deceased poet of tragedy - Writes about common people 
- Loses contest and stays in Underworld (not even second best)
- Contest

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School: University of Arkansas
Department: Foreign Language
Course: World Literature 1
Professor: R. Madison
Term: Summer 2015
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Name: WLIT 1113H Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers major characters ands topics related to them. Not everything was covered from the review guide provided by the professor
Uploaded: 03/20/2018
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