Research Paper

Topics: Chivalry, Sancho Panza, Romance Pages: 3 (504 words) Published: December 8, 2013
Final Study Guide – HUMN 2001
Dr. Hegwood

GENERAL DISCUSSION
Be able to define and discuss the following terms:

Frame story
Allegory
The Heroic Ideal
Chivalry
Satire

ARABIC/ISLAMIC
Be able to name and/or define the following characters and terms:

The Koran
Scheherazade
Gabriel
Sura
Mise en Abyme
Jihad
Ummah

Be able to answer these short answer questions:

1. What are the five pillars of Islam?

MEDIEVAL
Be able to name and/or define the following characters and terms:

Thomas Becket
The Act of Supremacy
Sir Robert Bruce Cotten
Wodwo
Western Schism
Henry II
Dante Alighieri
Wycliffe Bible
Bertilak de Haustert
Courtly Love
Beatrice
Gomen
Pearl Poet
Cheval
Pietas
Chretien de Troyes
Exemplum
Agape and Eros

Be able to answer these short answer questions:

1. What is the symbolic nature of the recurring 3’s in The Inferno and give examples. 2. The Miller’s Tale is meant to “requite” or “answer” The Knight’s tale. Explain. 3. What image appears on the outside of Gawain’s shield? Explain what it means. 4. What image appears on the inside of Gawain’s shield? Explain its presence. 5. Why does Gawain wear the green sash at the end of the story? 6. Why are the Canterbury travelers making their pilgrimage? 7. Why does Henry VIII destroy the shrine to Thomas Beckett? 8. What is the general reason for Chaucer’s writing of The Tales? 9. In Courtly Love, where does attraction begin?

RENAISSANCE
Be able to name and/or define the following characters and terms:

Sanson Carrasco
Existentialism
Saxo Grammaticus
Metafiction
Sancho Panza
Cide Hamete Benegelli
Picaro/Picaresque
Alonso de Avellanda

Be able to answer these short answer questions:
1. What is the subject of Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” speech? I expect a fully developed answer. 2. So what is Hamlet’s problem anyway? Again—a fully developed answer. 3. What is Hamlet’s attitude towards women? Why does he have it? 4. Why does Claudius marry...
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