The unexpected change or turn of event that brings hamartia to light is called ‘Peripeteia‘.
Hero’s recognition of error or hamartia is the anagnorisis.
Catharsis is emotional release of pity and fear that tragedy has aroused in audience.
When protagonist’s fortune reach its highest point before the falling action that point in tragedy is called climax.
Burlesque is large scale parody of not a single poem but whole style of literature is parodied or ridiculed. Language and thought is proper to serious theme being reproduced in trivial or ridicule setting.
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What is pandemonium?
In “Paradise Lost’ Satan and fallen angels built a palace that was called ‘ Pandemonium‘. In this palace fallen angels assemble for meeting.
An epic is a long narrative poem on a grand scale about the deeds of heroes and warriors. Examples: Fairy Queen and Paradise Lost etc.
Song is a poem in musical setting for singing or chanting with or without musical accompaniment.
Sonnet is a fourteen line poem usually in iambic pentameters with considerable variation in rhyme scheme. Example: Shakespearean sonnets etc.
Elegy is a poem of mourning giving expression to personal grief of the poet for another person usually for the died person. Example: O Captain, My Captain etc.
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What is the La Guillotine? What was its purpose?
La Guillotine is a machine with a razer lace with an axil and a wooden plank under it. It is used to behead by revolutionaries in the french revolution.
In witch year ‘A tale of two cities starts’? What is the name of first chapter of the novel?
The novel ” A Tale of Two Cities” started in 1775 and the name of the first chapter of the novel is “Recalled to Life“.
Who is Jerry Cruncher?
Jerry Cruncher is an odd-job man for Tellson’s Bank. He called himself a “Resurrection-Man,” because he digs up dead bodies and sells them to scientists.
What is the role of Sidney Carton?
Sidney Carton works with Stryver. He is in love with Lucie but Lucie love to Darney at the end of the novel he sacrifices for his beloved and take place of Darney whom resembled his appearance and beheaded.
Who is Miss Prose?
Miss Prose is the servant who raised Lucie. She is loyal to her mistress. Miss Prose is a comic character. She at the end of novel quarrel with Madam Defarge and Madam Defarge was killed by her own pistol shot.
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