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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Supernatural is special way to arouse wonder by violating logic or reason; folklore - superstition - demons create for reader the occult and unknown






2. Allen Ginsberg (Title and period)






3. Sense of loss or disillusionment






4. From the Jacksonian period to the Civil War






5. Puritanism and gender






6. (Period and types)






7. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy






8. Empirically based scientific beliefs






9. How did content and form change during the Romantic Period?






10. Each person is innately divine






11. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






12. Earnest - didactic - sincere






13. (Period and definition)






14. Romantic rejection of reason






15. 'This poem has had up to here; this poem is the reader and the reader the poem'






16. Experiences of disintegration and disillusionment






17. Religious controversy and persecution






18. From Jamestown to the American Revolution






19. (Period and types)






20. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






21. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






22. Process of Iroquois prayer-song






23. Embrace of cacophony and chaos






24. Return to classics






25. Subdivisions of Middle Ages/Medieval Period






26. (Period and characteristics)






27. Radically experimental and diverse






28. Theaters reopened and comedy flourished






29. Dates of the Neoclassical Period






30. Romantic rejection of reason






31. What does the form of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children' give a sense of? How?






32. In the Kiowa tale - strategic use of language...






33. Dates of the Victorian Period






34. Sometimes referred to as the 'Pre-Romantic' period






35. Focuses on ordinary people in ordinary circumstances






36. Beat Generation






37. What period - and what was it?






38. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority






39. Writes devotional poetry






40. Natural world as endowed with feelings - pathos - passion - expression






41. Harlem Renaissance subverting of history






42. Oral tradition






43. What is the setting of 'Dover Beach'?






44. Style that stresses emotions - everyday language - individual expression/originality






45. Avoids overly symbolic characters - supernatural situations - heightened fantasies






46. (Period and effect)






47. Exalted view of art






48. Some revive medieval ideas - some stress freedom from all constraints - some support escapist fancy






49. Experimentation - wildly creative verse






50. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature