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GRE Literature: World Literature

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1. The protagonist - Olga - has always been in love with someonestarting with her father as a young childand that she inspires mutual affection from most of the people she meets. She marries Kukin and - after his death - Vasily.

2. Aside from presenting a detailed account of the life and land of the Mojave desert - each story and essay includes at least one of three themes: the supremacy and divinity of nature - the negative consequences of the disconnect between humans and nat

3. Reification and class consciousness - Wrote 'The Theory of the Novel' and 'The Historical Novel'

4. Set in Oran - Main characters: Joseph Grand and Raymond Rambert - Cottard and Tarrou

5. Torvald Helmer - Krogstad

6. Ejlert Lovborg and Thea Elsted

7. Wrote 'The Roads to Freedom -' a WWII triology about Mathieu - a socialist teacher of philosophy and somewhat of a stand-in for the author.

8. Beautiful - accomplished - lively - spontaneous - and charming - she begins the novel as a willful and exuberant teenager and ends it as a happily married to Pierre. Her crush on Anatole costs her a chance with Andrew - who cannot forgive her lapse.

9. The protagonist of 'The Magic Mountain'

10. James and Edward Tyrone

11. Wrote 'Irony as a Principle of Structure'

12. Heterglossia and dialogism - chronotope - exotopy - utterance and unfinalizability

13. The Mickey Mouse Club and the MagiPeel Peeler

14. It satirizes the British landed gentry and mercantile class. The novel is set in the 1930s - and focuses on the breakdown of the marriage of Tony and Brenda Last

15. The 'Intentional' and 'Affective' Fallacies

16. Dolores Haze

17. It describes the exploits of a discharged U.S. Navy sailor named Benny Profane - his reconnection in New York with a group of pseudo-bohemian artists known as the Whole Sick Crew - and the quest of an aging traveller named Herbert Stencil to identify

18. A master of epic theatre and the 'distancing effect.'

19. Emma Clery and Belvedere

20. A wealthy and dashing military officer whose love for Anna prompts her to desert her husband and son. He accidentally destroys his beautiful racehorse Frou-Frou - a symbol of Anna.

21. The protagonist of 'Rabbit - Run' (Updike)

22. Jorgan Tesman

23. Known for his combination of realism and romanticism and his dedication to finding 'le mot juste' ('The right word') - which he considered has the key mean to achieve quality in literary art.

24. Concerns the son of the Roman emperor Claudius - whose succession to the imperial throne is usurped by Lucius - later known as Nero - and the son of Claudius' wife Agrippina the Younger.

25. Chronicles the tragedy of Edward Ashburnham and his own seemingly perfect marriage and that of two American friends. The novel employs a series of flashbacks in non-chronological order - as well as an unreliable narrator.

26. Became the subject of a heated 'querelle' over the neoclassical unities. The play focuses on Don Rodrigue and Chimne. Rodrigue'S father - Don Digue - is the old upstart general of medieval Spain and past his prime - whereas Chimne'S father is the

27. The Guermantes

28. The narrator of 'Lolita'

29. Gynocriticsm - 'Toward a Feminist Poetics'

30. Valentin Voloshinov and Terry Eagleton -

31. Garcin - Inez - and Estelle

32. Wrote 'Charles Dickens: The World of His Novels' and 'The Critic as Host'

33. The novels chronicle the life of Christopher Tietjens - 'The last Tory -' a brilliant government statistician from a wealthy land-owning family who is serving in the British Army during World War I.

34. Two married couples - one twenty years older and bitterer than the other - engage in an evening of merciless personal attack - George and Martha - Nick and Honey

35. Old Mahon and Pegeen Mike

36. The protagonist and 'misanthrope' of the title. He is quick to criticize the flaws of everyone around him - including himself. He cannot help but love Climne though he loathes her behaviour.

37. Raymond and Marie

38. Metafictional American writer who wrote 'Lost in the Funhouse' and 'Chimera'

39. Hector'S wife

40. The narrator of Camus' 'The Fall.' A wealthy lawyer who often speaks of his love for high - open places.

41. Ends: 'Who knows but that - on the lower frequencies - I speak for you?'

42. A young law student who seems to share Emma'S appreciation for the finer things in life - and who returns her admiration

43. The story is about a businessman called Blake - who is accosted on a train at gunpoint by his former secretary - named Miss Dent. The woman is mentally ill - and is particularly upset with how Blake left her after a one-night stand and then fired her

44. Set partially in the Berghof sanatorium.

45. Dmitri Gurov and Anna Sergeyevna

46. A rich and rakish landowner who seduces Emma as one more addition to a long string of mistresses. Though occasionally charmed by Emma - he feels little true emotion towards her.

47. Involves a blind daughter and hunting rabbits in a loft.

48. David Lurie is a professor of English at a technical university in Cape Town who seduces a student and loses everything: his reputation - his job - his peace of mind - his good looks - his dreams of artistic success - and finally even his ability to

49. Tomas and Tereza

50. Her sci-fi novels explore Taoist - anarchist - ethnographic - feminist - queer theory - psychological and sociological themes. Wrote the Hainish cycle - including 'The Left Hand of Darkness' and 'The Dispossessed'