English 31 cards

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Tone

Particular style or manner, attitude the author takes toward subject

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Imperialism

Policy of extending the rule of authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries or of aquiring and holding colonies and dependancys

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Culture

Socially transmitted behavior patterns,arts,beliefs,institutions and thought

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Dominate culture

Particular culture that places it's values,beliefs,morals on another culture

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Subordinate culture

Culture placed in lower order or rank under authority of dominate culture

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Marginalized culture

Culture that is regulated or confined to a loweror outer limit as of social standing

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Popular culture

Contemporary lifestyle and items that are well known and generally accepted cultural patterns that are widespread within a population 'pop culture'

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Power structure

Organization of how power is passed from person to person, institution to institution

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Opression

Act of using power to empower/ privlage a group at the expense of disempowering, marginalizing silencing and subordinating another group

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Otherness

Quality of being not alike being different from that otherwise experienced or known

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Outsider

A person not belonging to a particular group set, party, a person unconnected or unaquanted with the matter in question

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Marxism

Theory related to class struggle

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Patriotism

Devoted love support and defense of ones country national loyalty

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Hegemony

Leadership or predominate influence excercised by one nation over others as in a confederation

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Classism

A biased or discrimatory attitude based on distinctions made between social or economic classes; viewing of society as being composed of distinct classes

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Feminism

Examines the ways in which literature reinforce or undermine the economic political social and psychological opression or stereotypes of women

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Patriarchal women

A woman who accepts the concepts of patriarchy as normal and thus does not try to resist against dominance

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Sociological gender

The way in which society attributes characteristics of gender ie male=breadwinner and protector female=homemaker and caregiver

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Archetype

Pattern or model from which. All things of the same kind are copied, prototype

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Mythology

Set of stories traditions or beliefs associated with a particular group or the history if an event arising naturally or deliberately fostered

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Interpretation

Act of interpreting, act of making clear or removing obscurity from meaning of word or symbol

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Repetition

Repeated action used for emphasis

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Metaphor

Direct comparison w/o using words like or as

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Flashback

Device in narritive by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narritive

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Style

Manner if expression

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Idealism

Cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles

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Sisterhood

Way of resisting patriarchy mutural feeling of opression or by a need to resist the opression

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Commercialism

Spirit of commerce

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Id

Part of psyche in unconcious source of instinctive impulses that seek satisfaction in accordance to pleasure principle are modified by ego and superego

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Ego

Psychic apparatus that experiences and reacts to the outside world thus mediates between the primitave drives of id and the demands of social and physical enviroment

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Superego

Part of the psyche that incorporates parental or community values and standards abs acts as an inner check on behavior