Characters
Throwback: Gilgamesh
Throwback: Dante
Throwback: The Iliad
Literary Terms

100

She is her father's favorite

Who is Ezinma?

100

He was Gilgamesh's best friend and rival.

Who is Enkidu?

100

The number of circles in Dante's hell.

What is 9?

100

He was the greatest hero of the Greek forces.

Who is Achilles?

100

This type of character does NOT change over the course of a story

What is a static character?

200

She was the village beauty when she was younger.

Who is Ekwefi?

200

This is the story Gilgamesh brought back to his people.

What is the story of the flood?

200

Dante's spirit guide

Who is Virgil?

200

He was the greatest hero of the Trojan forces.

Who is Hector?

200

The Ibo people often spoke using these, instead of saying what they mean directly.

What are proverbs?

300

This was Okonkwo's best friend.

Who is Obierika?

300

He was the beast of the cedar forest that Gilgamesh defeated.

Who is Humbaba?

300

DAILY DOUBLE!

The circle that had ten "bolgias" or pockets for different types of fraud.

300

DAILY DOUBLE!!

He was the king of Troy.

300

This is a comparison between two unlike things that does not use "like" or "as"

What is a metaphor?

400

This character was killed by someone he trusted.

Who is Ikemefuna?

400

Gilgamesh ultimately sought this on his great journey.

What is immortality?

400

The first three circles were examples of this type of sin.

What is incontinence?

400

He was the leader of the Greek forces.

Who is Agamemnon?

400

A story that has a deeper meaning.

What is an allegory?

500

This man is the first missionary, who is much nicer than the ones who followed him.

Who is Mr. Brown?

500

The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest example of this type of story.

What is a hero's journey?

500

He judged the souls when they entered Hell.

Who is Minos?

500

She is the face who launched a thousand ships.

Who is Helen?

500

When something happens that is the opposite of what is expected.

What is irony?