Flach Cards Collections
15-25um, right - 7.5-10um, 7.5-10, 10-12 um right, 8-12um, 10-15um, 10-15um
2014-11-10 • 25 Cards
2014-10-13 • 0 Cards
King Lear’s Medieval Source, The Ancient/medieval Lear/Leir, Primogeniture, Petrarch (Italian), 2 forms of honesty, 3 imp. Themes of King Lear, pathetic fallacy, • Prose vs. Verse, • Genres, • a few examples of medieval/ancient sources Shakespeare uses, Sonnet, Meter, Identify speaker: “See better, Lear, and let me still remain the true blank of thine eye”, • Sydney’s Arcadia, Identify speaker: “Thou, Nature, art my goddess. To thy law my services are bound.”
2014-08-11 • 17 Cards
As scene 1 opens, what are Antony and Octavius discussing?, Briefly explain the confrontation between Antony and Octavius and Brutus and Cassius., On whose birthday does the final battle take place?, Identify and explain:"If we do meet again, why we shall smile; If not,why then this parting was well made.", Identify and explain:"...Time is come round. And where I did begin, there shall I end. My life is run its compass.", Why did Cassius want to die?, Identify and explain:"And then I swore thee, saving of thy life. That whatsoever I bid thee do, Thou shouldst attempt it.", Identify and explain:"Caesar thou art revenged, even with the same sword that killed thee.", What was the even exchange mentioned by Messala?, Identify and explain:"The sun of Rome is set.", Explain the false report that Pindarus gave Cassius about Titinius., What happened to Titinius?, Identify and explain:"O Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet! Thy spirit walks abroad, and turns our swords in our proper entrails.", How does Brutus react to Cassius' death?, Who tries to impersonate Brutus in front of Octavius' soldiers?
2013-11-19 • 19 Cards
As scene one opens, what are Antony,Octavius,and Lepidus doing?, What does Antony plan to do with Caesar's will?, Identify and explain:"This is a slight unmeritable man, Meet to be sent on errands.", Why does Antony feel that Lepidus is needed as a member of the triumvirate?, The setting changes to where in scene two?, Why is Cassius angry with Brutus?, Why is Brutus angry with Cassius?, Identify and explain-"Did not great Julius bleed for justice sake? What villain touched his body that did stab and not for justice?", Who considers himself armed so strong in honesty?, What is ironic about Brutus' asking Cassius to send him money because he himself "can raise no money by vile means"?, Identify and explain-""When thou didst hate him worst, thou lovedst him better than thou ever lovedst Cassius.", Who gives into the quarrel first?, How did Portia die? How does Brutus react to her death?, What happened to Cicero?, Why does Brutus want to march to Philippi?
2013-11-18 • 21 Cards
Whose responsibility was it to deter Antony from Caesar at the Capitol?, Identify and explain-"Thy brother by decree is banished.", Identify and explain-"I am as constant as the Northern Star.", What were Caesar's last words? Why are they important?, Who stabbed Caesar first?, What part of Calpurnia's dream became a reality?, How does Cassius feel that the conspirators will be remembered throughout history?, What does Antony offer the conspirators to insure his safety among them?, Contrast the reactions of Brutus and Cassius to Antony's newly pledged allegiance to the conspirators., What request Antony make of Brutus?, How does Brutus justify his agreeing to allow Antony to speak at the funeral?, Identify and explain-"O pardon me, thou bleeding piece of Earth. That I am meek and gentle with these butchers.", What does Antony predict about the future of Rome?, Identify and explain-"Believe me for mine honor, and have respect to my honor, that you may believe.", Identify and explain-"...not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more."
2013-11-17 • 26 Cards
How does Brutus justify killing Caesar in his soliloquy at the beginning of scene 1?, How does the letter that Lucius gives to Brutus affect Brutus?, Identify and explain:"Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar I have not slept.", Why does Brutus believe there is no need for the conspirators to swear an oath? What does this suggest about his character?, Identify and explain:"Let Antony and Caesar fall together.", Identify and explain:"Let us be sacrificers,but not butchers.", Identify and explain:"...for he is given to sports, to wildness, and much company.", Describe the relationship between Portia and Brutus., How does Brutus explain his insomnia to his wife?, Identify and explain:"You have some sick offense within your mind, Which by the right and virtue of my place I ought to know of.", How does Portia prove her sincere loyalty and commitment to Brutus?, Identify and explain:"Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once.", Briefly describe Calpurnia's dream. How does she interpret it?, Who convinces Caesar to go to the Capitol? How does this man interpret Calpurnia's dream? What arguments does he use to convince Caesar to go to the Capitol?, How does Caesar react to the arrival of the conspirators in Scene 2?
2013-11-12 • 18 Cards
Where is the setting of the play?, What is the Feast of Lupercal?, What purpose does the opening scene serve?, Who are the two tribunes in the opening scene of the play?, Identify and explain the following quote:"They vanish tongue-tied in their guiltiness.", Why did Caesar want Antony to touch his wife while Antony was running in the race?, Who is Caesar's wife?, The soothsayer warns Caesar of what?, Explain Caesar's reaction to the warning. What does this reveal about Caesar's character?, According to Cassius, who has the best respect in Rome except for Caesar?, Identify and explain:"...as I love the name of honor more than I fear death.", Describe the two situations that Cassius relates to Brutus that prove Caesar's physical and emotional weaknesses., Identify and explain:"Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look. He thinks too much. Such men are dangerous.", Briefly characterize Cassius as Caesar saw him., What are Caesar's two physical impairments?
2013-11-10 • 22 Cards
2013-01-24 • 0 Cards
A Raisin in the Sun, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Death of a Salesman, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Mourning Becomes Electra, Our Town, The Crucible, The Glass Menagerie, The Iceman Cometh, The Little Foxes, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
2011-04-28 • 12 Cards
BYU, Hawaii, Irvine, Long Beach, Ohio, Penn, Pepperdine, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Stanford, UCLA, USC
2011-04-28 • 12 Cards
Allegory, Apostrophe, Ballad, Chorus, Dialogue, Dramatic Irony, Dramatic Monologue, Dramatis personae, Farce, Foreshadowing, Hubris, Iambic Pentameter, Irony, Melodrama, Pastoral
2011-04-28 • 19 Cards
Bist du also der Ansicht, dass, das Band, die Bände, das Rechteck, der Dramatiker, der Erlöser, der Kreis, der Vermummte, die Decke, die Dominanz, die Muskeln, die Umarmung, Die zwei sind gleichen Alters, Dieses Märchen ist französischen Ursprungs, einschüchtern, Ich bin der Meinung, dass
2011-04-28 • 23 Cards
Angles in America, Backwards and Forwards, Hedda Gabbler, How I learned to Drive, King Ubu, Master Harold and the Boys, The Adding Machine, The Power of the Playwrights Vision
2011-04-28 • 8 Cards
Abomination, Ameliorate, Avidly, Base, Blasphemy, Calumny, Conjure, Crone, Crucible, Deference, Dissembling, Formidable, Gingerly, Inculcation, Ingratiating
2011-04-28 • 24 Cards