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Fugue
Two melodic lines playing against each other:
Ragtime
Fugue
Rockabilly
Sonata
Adagio

Scoundrel song
When performers sing that they “can eat when they’re hungry” is what type of song:
protest song
Commemorative song
Scoundrel song
Accumulation song
Gospel song

Jazz
According to this chapter, rock is a fusion of all these styles except for:
Gospel
Jazz
Rap
Rhythm and blues
Country and western

African
The musical roots of jazz are:
Chinese
African
French
German
Unknown

1960s
The rock band, The Beatles, rocketed to fame in what decade:
1930s
1990s
1950s
2000s
1960s

Gospel
Strong influence on Elvis Presley:
Atonal minimalism
The accumulation folk song
Gospel
Opera recitative
Ragtime

Syncopation
Gershwin’s “Fascinatin’ Rhythm” offers a prime example of:
Atonality
Ragtime
Impressionism
Syncopation
Bolero

Joe Hill
Sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit and later immortalized in song:
Joe Hill
Jelly Roll Morton
Joaquin Rodrigo
John Henry
Miles Davis

Igor Stravinsky
Avant-grade composer whose ballet The Right of Spring provoked a riot:
Johannesburg Brahms
John Cage
Igor Stravinsky
Arnold Schoenburg
Phillip Glass

Rap
A major musical sub genre of hip-hop culture:
Folk
Rap
Rock
Gospel
Art song

Death
The prize in Shirley Jackson’s short story The Lottery is
A scrap of paper
A trip to Las Vegas
Everlasting life
A new sports car
Death

Phonies
Holden Caulfield felt alienated from a society filled with:
Foodies
Poets
Nerds
Phonies
Prostitutes

A formal feeling
In the Emily Dickinson poem included in the chapter, “great pain” is followed by:
Desperate prayer
An outpouring of great joy
A period of restlessness and depression
Reluctant resignation
A formal feeling

Cervantes
Credited by many as having written the first Western novel:
Cervantes
Hemingway
Per arch
Sappho
Homer

Epic
Defined as a long narrative poem.

The Tale of Genji
The first prose fiction novel, according to many historians:
Gilgamesh
Don Quixote
The Tale of Genji
The Iliad
For Whom the Bell Tolls

Gilgamesh
Which of the following early works features a swaggering superhero:
The Iliad
Ode to Aphrodite
Catcher in the Rye
The Great Gatsby
Gilgamesh

Example of modern literature
Emily Dickinson, within roughly last hundred years, difficult to understand.

Young person arriving at sexual maturity
What Freudians may interpret the Minotaur myth as:
Enduring guilt over the male’s attraction to his mother
The stages in the development of human intellect
Parents’ wish for child’s future prosperity
A young person’s arriving at sexual maturity
The symbolic death of the father

Casey is awesome hahahaha
Mwahahhahhahhahha

Long narrative poem
An epic is best defined as

The hero is reunited with his lost love just before he dies.
All of the following except on were involved in one or more hero myths. Which one was not?
The hero solves a puzzle.
The hero is reunited with his lost love just before he dies.
The hero does not at first know that he is of royal patronage.
The hero does not always succeed.

Unsolved question of world’s origin
Creation myths deal with:
The special someone
The ecology of the natural world
The unsolved question of our world’s origin
Bringing rich harvests to the earth
How to tap into our inner creativity

The garden
The belief that things were much better in the past is related to the myth of:
The garden
The circle the mysterious stranger
Mystic numbers
Archetypes

A purpose and a final destination
The Western version of the myth of life as a journey implies:
That we are heading down the wrong path.
A random series of disconnected happenings.
A purpose and a final destination.
Life is a circle.
The golden Age will come at last.

Collective unconscious
Jung’s label for genetically transmitted archetypes is:
Genetic disease
Behaviorism
Memory
Mono myth
Collective unconscious

Women who think for themselves
The well-known fairy tales have all of the following except:
A dark side
Class distinction
Women who think for themselves
Emphasis on attractiveness
Moral lessons

Occurs in young adulthood
The archetypal hero’s great deed:
Always involves dragon slaying
Goes unnoticed
Occurs in young adulthood
Is always purely mental
Is self-destructive

Partly the study of classical art, literature, and philosophy
During the Renaissance, the humanities were
An intensive focus on the social injustices of the time
Partly the study of classical art, literature, and philosophy
Studied only in the monasteries and were virtually unknown in society at large
The study of what should be possible in the future
Guidelines for a carefree, pleasure-filled life free from authority

If we want to expand our pleasure in beauty, we need to experience many forms of it.
Which statement about beauty most closely approximates the discussion in the chapter:
An arrangement of parts that seems wrong t us attracts us as being beautiful.
If we want to expand our pleasure in beauty, we need to experience many forms of it.
Everyone agrees on the specifics of what is beautiful.
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lis is no longer considered aesthetically pleasing today.
A woman who wants to appear beautiful should apply cosmetics to emphasize her best features.

Step twice in the same river
Heraclitus is famous for having said that a person cannot:
Be in two places at the same time
Step twice into the same river
Catch up to and pass a tortoise in a race
Remember more than five words in a sequence.
Love more than two women at any one time

Sit and listen to it
The best way to experience Naguchi’s Water Stone is to:
Sit and listen to it
Take home a replica of it for private analysis, undisturbed my museum noise
View it in the company of a large group in which everyone is enjoying its humor
Join a tour group led by an expert art historian who would enlighten you about the historical period in which the work was created.
Compare it to similar works in the exhibit before attempting to evaluate it.

None of these choices
Which is not listed in the chapter as a discipline of the humanities:
Music
Literature
Drama
Visual art

16th
In what century was the Mona Lisa painted?
19th
12th
13th
18th
16th

The Metropolitan in New York
Where can the Naguchi Water Stone be found:
None of these places
The Prado in Madrid
The Metropolitan in New York
The Louvre in Paris
The Guggenheim in Bilboa

Hamlet
To be or not to be begins one of the most famous speeches in all of drama. It is delivered by:
Romeo
Hamlet
Cyrano de Bergerac
Doctor Faustus
Willy Loman

The Importance of Being Ernest
Which of the following is described as a storehouse of witty lines:
Mississippi Monday
The Canterbury Tales
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Oresteia
Dateline

The way to financial security
The humanities widens our understanding of all of these except:
The past
Human behavior
The present
The way to financial security
The workings of the creative mind

A line from a sonnet by Wordsworth
“Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers” is:
A line from a sonnet by Wordsworth
A line written beneath a painting by Van Gogh that has inspired much controversy
A famous statement made by Karl Marx in Das Kapital
The final words of the Chorus in The Oresteia
A warning by an early twentieth century environmentalist.

Determine whether a problem exists
Recommended as the first step in solving a problem:
Determine whether a problem exists
Look for logical fallacies
Resolve it into an Apollonian/Dionysian dualism
Rationalize all possibilities before proceeding
Consult an expert on the subject.

Historical context
The illustration by Norman Rockwell was included in the chapter to show how much we learn from examining:
How the work of other artists contributes to the making of any given work of art.
The importance of the artist’s home environment.
Buried assumptions behind the subject matter.
The variety of brushstroke so used by the artist.
Historical context.

Rationalizing
When you tell yourself a convenient and palatable version of an uncomfortable event, you are.

Spontaneity
Each of the following is a characteristic of an Apollonian individual except
Discipline
Reason
Clarity
Control
Spontaneity

Apollo
Greek god of the sun, light, and truth

Teaching the play as an example of exciting theater
According to Nietzche, which of the following represents a desirable response to viewing a stage production of The Oresteia:
Absorbing moral instruction
An analytical involvement of scene by scene.
Encouraging students to research the play carefully rather than just watching it and getting what they can from it
Alienation of the emotions.
Teaching the play as an example of exciting theater.

A legitimate way to spend some time
Indulging in popcorn fun is:
Strictly forbidden
A legitimate way to spend some time
A recommended way to stretch our mental capacities
An Apollonian pleasure
An exercise in critical thinking.

Refusing to respond empathetically
Alienation involves:
Refusing to respond empathetically
Not finishing a book that one decides is not worth the time.
Turning off the critical approach and surrendering to the emotions.
Being unwilling to read a work by an author whose opinions differ from one’s own.
Pretending the author is someone on has never heard of.

Doing research to find out how the work fared when it was new
Which of the following responses to a work doesn’t not represent critical thinking:
Evaluating the work in its proper context
Defining what it is you want to determine.
Putting aside instinctive emotional experience the work provides.
Doing research to find out how the work fared when it was new.
Forgetting how the work relates only to you.

Women’s cruelty toward lovesick suitors
A favorite subject of Roman lyric poetry is:
Masculine failure to commit to relationships
Excitement of an all night orgy
Domination of female outsiders
Women’s cruelty toward lovesick suitors
Need for greater equality of the sexes

Merge form and content into a unified whole
The genius of Shakespeare’s sonnets is that they:
Express the mystic experiences of the devout
Exaggerate the meter
Make virtuosic use of sprung rhythm
Merge form and content into a unified whole
Make larks arise

Classicism
Harmony, order, and balance in a work of art are characteristic of:
The works featured in the famous exhibit of 1913 in New York
Post-Impressionism
Subjectivism
Classicism
The artist’s commercial leanings

Guernica
German bombers, Cubist elements, and a World’s Fair are all associated with:
Goya
The Laocoon
The Starry Night
A rejected mural by Christo
Guernica

The Parthenon
The building that typifies the Classical Greek world is
The Golden Section
The Guggenheim
The Sistine chapel
The Parthenon
The Louvre

Statue
Michelangelo’s David is a:
Painting
Mural
Fresco
Statue
Tapestry

Abstract
Kandinsky’s work is:
Iconic
Surrealist
Abstract
Impressionist
Symbolic

Perspetive
The technique of making background objects appear smaller, thus achieving the illusion of depth is called:
Cubism
Chiaroscuro
Perspective
Impressionism
Relativism

African masks
Which of the following has a strong influence on Picasso’s art, as evidenced in Les Demoiselles d”Avignon:
Classicism
Pointillism
African masks
Water lilies
Asian art

Guggenheim museum in Bilboa, Spain
Which of the following does not apply to Frank Lloyd Wright:
Born and raised in small town in Wisconsin
Guggenheim Museum in Bilboa, Spain
Prairie house
Form, function, and the environment
Outstanding American architect of the twentieth century

Hopper
The artist whose paintings communicate American loneliness:
Wright
O”Keeffe
Gerry
Oldenburg
Hopper

Both depicted scenes of war’s inhumanity
Goya and Picasso have this in common:
Both were Italian
Both painted in the 16th century
Both depicted scenes of war’s inhumanity
Both were from the Dutch School
Both were surrealists

Send audiences home in a happier state of mind.
The first recorded comedies were written y Greek tragic playwrights, possibly in order to:
Quiet down a noisy crowd
Make money lost of heavier plays
Poke fun at what was playing in rival theaters.
Send audiences home in a happier state of mind
Provide employment for actors with acrobatic skills

Female performers
Which of the following was not found in Elizabethan theater:
Dialogue in verse
Female performers
All-male cast
Audience drawn from more than one social class
Actors alone on stage but talking anyway

Lack of well-made play structure
The plays of Chekov feature:
Theater of alienation
All-female casts
Lack of well-made play structure
Unrhymed by rhythmic verse
Melodramatic climaxes and contrived happy endings

A love story about a man attracted to a younger woman only to find out she is his long lost daughter.
Which of the following does not apply to Oedipus:
A love story about a man attracted to a younger woman only to find out she is his long lost daughter.
A man who kills his father.
Choral comments
Exemplifies Aristotelian definition of tragedy
A protagonist who becomes blind

Satire
Serious criticism aimed at the betterment of society but accomplished through laughter:
Theater of cruelty
Tragedy
Satire
Irony
Parody

Flashback
Dramatic reenactment of scenes from the past is:
No longer implemented
Expressionism
Flashback
Elizabethan drama
Historical drama

Pantomime
The comedian dell’arte specialized in :
Pantomime
Action scenes alternating with elaborate ballets
Dialogue with double meaning
Revising the world of Aristophanes.
Puppet shows with hidden political messages

Euripides
Considered by Aristotle to be the most tragic of the Greek dramatists:
Sophocles
Euripides
Aeschylus
Phidias
Plato

The tragic lives of people with ordinary jobs
All of the following are themes of Angels in America except
Gay rights
The deterioration of the environment
The tragic lies of people with ordinary jobs
The decline of the family
Political and religious corruption

Soliloquy by Hamlet in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, an Elizabethan tragedy from the 16th century
Soliloquy by Hamlet in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, an Elizabethan tragedy from the 16th century. Here Hamlet contemplates suicide after killing his mother and stepfather for killing his father.

Oklahoma!
Credited as the first musical to unify plot, characters, songs, and dances:
Spring Awakening
Oklahoma!
The Rite of Spring
Orfeo y Eurydice
Rigoletto

Melody
Modern opera is often rejected by audiences because they believe it lacks:
Passionate acting
A convincing plot
Elaborate orchestration
Melody
Heart and soul

Austria
Country of mozart’s birth:
Romania
Lithuania
Austria
France
Germany

Making the music more important than the story
German composer Richard Wagner believed Italian opera had made a mistake in:
Choosing la scale as their opera house
Being too tragic in tone
Making the music more important than the story
Failing to include enough emotion
Including villains such as thieves and murderers

Richard Wagner
Which of the following was a political radical who took part in protest marches and tried to incorporate his views on liberation into his music:
Giuseppe Verdi
Sweeney Todd
JRR Tolkien
Richard Wagner
Johann Strauss

From WWI to the early 1950s
The time period when American musical comedy flourished:
From WWI to the early 1950s
The Jazz Age of the 1920s
From the Vietnam War through the 1990s
The early 1960s “mod” era
The eighteenth century

Beauty pageant
In Of Thee I Sing, the future First Lady is chosen through a
Selection by the drunken speaker of the house
National lottery
Consultation with fake psychic
Supreme Court decision
Beauty pageant

Sex
The students in Spring Awakening are denied all knowledge of
Sex
what was happening in the world
Modern physics
Economic determinism
US History

Violins
Not involved in flamenco dancing:
Influence of Hebrew chants
Guitars
Stamping of the feet
Hand clapping
Violins

True
West Side Story is based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
True or False

Lingering take
When the camera stays longer than expected on an object, a scene, or a face.

Dead soldiers who had fought on opposite sides
Famous lingering take in The Birth of a Nation:
Jefferson’s hand signing the Declaration of Independence
The flag flying over Fort McHenry
A kiss between two lovers at the final fade out
Dead soldiers who had fought on opposite sides
A young lawyer who had just won a civil rights case looking proudly at the Lincoln Memorial.

Reverence
All of the following are criteria for critical film viewing except:
No violations of probability
Characters with complex inner lives.
Reverence
Integrity
Relevance to the times

Documentary
A nonfiction film that usually has a narrators but not a structured storyline is a:
Documentary
Romantic comedy
Western
Slapstick comedy
Screen musical

Auteurs
Directors who are trusted to choose their own projects and who often write their own screenplays that reflect their personal philosophies are known as:
Independent filmmakers
Auteurs
Cinematographers
Genres
Executive producers

Western
Film genre that pits good against evil:
Animation
Romantic comedy
Close-up
Western
Documentary

Persona
A characterization identified with a certain actor, often to the point where the actor and the character are perceived as the same person:
Film noir
Persona
Dissolve
Auteur
Main character

Psycho
Alfred Hitchcock’s famous shower scene occurs in this film:
When Harry Met Sally
The Seventh Seal
It Happened One Night
The Birds
Psycho

Kid
An immortal line from Casablanca is “Here’s looking at you ___”
Dr. Strange love
Sam
Rick
Babe
Kid

Citizen Kane
Classic film believed to have been based on a real-life newspaper publisher:
As Good as it Gets
The Seventh Seal
Double Indemnity
The Maltese Falcon
Citizen Kane

Hubris
Tragic flaw of Oedipus

Karma
Right Karma:
Do good things and good things will come your way
Wrong Karma:
Keep calm and let Karma finish it

Myth
A tale or belief transmitted from generation to generation, or springing up as part of the popular mind in a current generation, often containing psychological truth or fulfilling some deep-rooted need.
We have them because they help us understand how a given culture characterizes itself and others and how individuals think and to be aware of underlying needs.

Slapstick
Sennett, Chaplin; rapid and violent farce in which people completely lost their human dignity, got struck in the face with pies, etc. the word slapstick comes from the act of slapping two sticks together to make a punch or smack seem more real or intense.

Film Noir
Dark, somber tone and cynical, pessimistic mood which portrayed the dark and gloomy underworld of crime and corruption.

Screen Musical
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. A romantic story where the couple was kept apart until the end when they burst into magnificent song and dance.

Elizabethan Tragedy
Characterized by no masks, no chorus, not all based on myths, violence on stage, unity not required, Shakespeare, plays were year round, entertainment and commercial success were the goal; theater enclosed on sides and some of top with groundlings subject to weather.

Greek Tragedy
Characterized by masks, chorus, based on myths, no violence on stage, unity required, actors wore stilts, Sophocles, plays were annually for three day period of religious celebration sponsored by the state, open outdoor theater.

Film Conventions
Use of style unique to cinema
Characters with complex inner lives
Relevance to the times
Integrity
Gravity of theme
No violations of probability
Realistic depiction of gender

Improvisation in music
Spontaneous set of variations on a state musical theme; once performed, it may be written down and repeated by other performers.

Golden Section
The ratio of 1:1.68 the Euclid arrived at when he asked many random people to divide a stick in the most pleasing place and that was the most popular divide.

Creating likeness
The objective is exact duplication. Cave paintings, classical. DaVinci Mona Lisa.

Rebelling against likeness
The objective is faithful idea of the subject as opposed to exact copy. Medieval. Francisco Goya, The Family of Charles

Art as alteration
The painter painted as they saw it. Impressionism. Van Gogh Starry Night

Abstract art
Art that takes from reality only what the artist wants or that renders a visual depiction of concepts in the artist’s mind: the result is a work of art that in no way resembles the familiar world.
Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.

Impressionism

Gilgamesh
Mesopotamian, first epic, long narrative poem recounting actions and adventures of a hero who exemplifies strength, courage, and cunning (not necessarily moral virtue). Enkidu was his counterpart. Gilgamesh was a brut and a tyrant. He angered the Gods by shunning a woman and as punishment his friend was killed. He sought eternal life, but decided that this one would be enough.

Iliad
Greek, masterpiece epic by homer, as cultural history, tragedy, masterpiece; also known as the Wrath of Achilles because Achilles went and murdered tons of people because he was angry that Hector asked for his girlfriend.

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