Final Terms

The first section of the final will consist of terms taken from this list. You will need to define each term and, where relevant, provide an example.

felix culpa

foil

protagonist/antagonist

mimesis

in medias res

epic

virtue

four Aristotelian causes

nostoi

hexameter

theodicy

epideictic

four cardinal virtues

three theological virtues

dramatic irony

comedy

terza rima

four levels of Medieval exegesis

beatific vision

apostrophe

Lethe

Act of Oblivion

blank verse

genre of Paradise Lost

genre of Divine Comedy

chiasmus

dialectic

providence