AP Open Question Study Sheet 2018-19 - 6th
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TitleAuthorMain Characters
Main theme(s) (meaning of the work as a whole) - OK to add to or change
Brief, memorable quotes to support a main theme (meaning of the work as a whole):
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Imagining ArgentinaLawrence ThorntonCarlosMr. Foster suggests: the power of imagination"'We have to believe in the power of imagination because it is all we have, and ours is stronger than theirs.'" (65)
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General Guzmanpower of words"Names tell us about a life and the memory of that life."(121)
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Teresapower of perserverance"'Do not despair. None of them can see far enough, and so long and so long as we do not let them violate our imagination we will survive.'"(65)
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Ceciliapower of hope"Everyone in the city was inside the shadow, the ice cave, and they were all looking at the face of something with no reason, something insane."(131)
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Martinpower of oppression"They were slowly vanishing, she said, and when they were gone it would be almost impossible to find them." (189)
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Esmeproblems from ignorance/selfishness"...but if I had I would not have been surprised to see a white carnation floating like a benediction in the clear Argentinian sky."(214)
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Silviopower/helplessness of vision"'It is a white night and I can no longer see Teresa. She has disappeared! Teresa!'" (165)
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OthelloWilliam ShakespeareOthelloMr. Foster suggests: jealousy"O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-ey'd monster"
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DesdemonaLove “I kiss’d thee ere I kill’d thee: No way but this; killing myself, to die upon a kiss”
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IagoRacismOthello is black ¨Even now, now, very now, an old black ram
Is tupping your white ewe.¨
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CassioLoyalty"I do perceive here a divided duty."
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Revenge
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MontanoCommitment"If she be false, heaven mocks itself!"
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EmiliaManipulation
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Roderigo
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The Handmaid's TaleMargaret AtwoodOffred/JuneMr. Foster suggests: the condition of women in their patriarchal society“Better never means better for everyone... It always means worse, for some.”
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Commander Fredmanipulation of power“There is more than one kind of freedom...Freedom to and freedom from.”
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Serena Joy
oppression within a society (between genders, among genders)/freedom
“But everyone’s human [...] Nature demands variety, for men.” (237)
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Ofglenwomen's bodies used as political instruments ‘You wanted a women's culture. Well, now there is one. It isn't what you meant.'
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Moira"I’m a cloud, congealed around a central object, the shape of a pear, which is hard and more real than I am and glows red within its translucent wrapping." (ch 13)
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Janine"The problem wasn’t only with the women...The main problem was with the men [...] You know what they were complaining about the most? Inability to feel." (ch 32)
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Aunt Lydia"'He asks, are you happy,' [...] There is a silence. But sometimes it's as dangerous not to speak." (29)
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Luke‘I thought, already he's starting to patronize me.'
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Nick‘we are not each other's, any more. Instead, I am his.'
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Rita“[...] you’re an evening rental [...]” (233)
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June's Mother“They like to see you all painted up. Just another crummy power trip.” (243)
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Oedipus The KingSophoclesMr. Foster suggests: can't escape fate / arrogance (to think that one can escape fate). Also, blindness/sight is an easy thing to write about."It's all chance, chance rules our lives."
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OedipusAvoiding Reality, Shame1. "So I will fight for him as if he were my father, stop at nothing, search the world to lay my hands on the man who shed his blood." 2. "It's all chance, chance rules our lives."
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JocastaIncestuous Mother"You are fated to couple with your mother, you will bring a breed of children into the light no man can bear to see..."
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CreonWaiting to Reign/take power" Still the king, the master of all things?
No more: here your power ends.
None of your power follows you through life."
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LaiusDeath by son"An oracle Once came to Laius (I will not say'Twas from the Delphic god himself, but fromHis ministers) declaring he was doomed
To perish by the hand of his own son," -jocasta
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TeiresiasBlindness is sight"You have your eyes but see not where you are. in sin, nor where you live, nor whom you live with."
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Polybus and the Queen LadyAdoptiondead
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AntigoneBottom of the gene poolnatural selction will take over soon
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LysistrataAristophanesLysistrataMr. Foster suggests: the empowerment of women; women rejecting passivity; women challenging the patriarchy; anti-war
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MyrrhinePeace and Unity
"We have valuable advice to impart, and if you can possibly deign to emulate our silence, and take your turn as audience, we'll rectify you-we'll straighten you out and set you right" (57).
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Kleonikeabstinence"If I can devise a scheme for ending the war, I gather I have your support" (24)
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Kinesias"Very well, then here's the program: Total abstinence from SEX!!!!!!!!!!!"(25)
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Spartan"In that case, we'll have to take things into our own hands"(27)
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Commissioner"Women! Utter sluts, the entire sex! Will-power, nil. We're perfect raw material for Tragedy, the stuff of heoric lays." (26)
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SiddharthaHermann HesseSiddarthaMr. Foster suggests: Siddhartha's search for enlightenment; how he learns; also, the book is a bildungsroman--a coming-of-age novel."I love it above everything. I have often listened to it, gazed at it, and have always learned something from it. One can learn much from the river" (40)
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Kamala“It was: The reason why I do not know anything about myself, the reason why Siddartha has remained alien and unknown to myself is due to one thing, to one single thing-I was afraid of myself, I was fleeing from myself.” (31)
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GovindaThe roler of teachers"'[I]nstruction does not contain...the secret of what the Illustrious One himself experienced..." (27)
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GotamaEnlightenment"But I think it is only important to love the world,... to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect." (119)
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VasudevaComing of age"'Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?'" (87)
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Spiritual connection with others"I can think, I can wait, I can fast." (52)
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Rebirth"I do not know; I know as little as you. I am on the way. I was a rich man, but I am no longer and what will I be tomorrow I do not know." (76)
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Love"From that hour Siddhartha ceased to fight against his destiny." (111)
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"The world had caught him; pleasure, covetousness, idleness, and finally also that vice that he had always despised and scorned as the most foolish--acquisitiveness.
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"He loved that anxiety...which he experienced during the game of dice.... He loved this feeling...for in this feeling alone did he experience some kind of happiness...in the midst of his satiated, tepid, insipid existence." (64)
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“At that moment, when the world around him melted away, when he stood alone like a star in the heavens, he was overwhelmed by a feeling of icy despair, but he was more firmly himself than ever.” (34)
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"nirvana is not only a word, my friend; it is a thought." (118)
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