9.2 Persian And Arabic Literature Exam

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  • 1. 
    What is the role of fate in Persian and Arabic literature?
  • 2. 
    Briefly tell the story of how Islam was founded
  • 3. 
    What is the Islamic perspective of other religious texts? (Torah, New Testament, etc)
  • 4. 
    Answer, why is understanding the context of literature important?
  • 5. 
    What is the Rubaiyat
  • 6. 
    List two things that make a rubai poem a true rubai poem
  • 7. 
    Who is Sadi
  • 8. 
    Who is Hafiz
  • 9. 
    Who is Omar Khayyam?
  • 10. 
    What is The Shah-nama
  • 11. 
    Describe what fate is in your own words
  • 12. 
    Define inference
  • 13. 
    You cook an egg sandwich, put it on a plate, and walk out of the room as your sister walks in. When you reenter the room, the sandwich is gone and crumbs are left. Your sister is sitting on the couch wiping her mouth. Draw an inference about what happened to your egg sandwich
  • 14. 
    What is a context clue?
  • 15. 
    How can using a dialectical journal help you to read better?
  • 16. 
    List and define five words that you've learned from Persian and Arabic literature
  • 17. 
    What is didactic literature?
  • 18. 
    What is a metaphor?
  • 19. 
    Why was the metaphor used heavily in the Rubaiyat?
  • 20. 
    Describe the process of analyzing literature
  • 21. 
    Paraphrase the following lines from The Shah-nama:"We talked not thus but spake last night of wrestlingI am not to be guilled, attempt it not.Though thou art young I am no child myself,But girt to wrestle, and the end shall beAccording to the will of ProvidenceI have known ups and downs and am not one to practice guile upon"
  • 22. 
    Describe what you should do when you have difficulty reading
  • 23. 
    What type of literature have we been studying ?
  • 24. 
    What are  the names of the two major religions of this literature? Write which type of religion each one is?
  • 25. 
    Which religion came first?
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