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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. About the exaltation of art






2. Types of literature from Colonial Period






3. Interiority - less optimistic version of Transcendentalism






4. Minimalism






5. Transformation of personal and social identity through technological systems






6. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy






7. Sentimentality and emerging ideology of the 'vanishing Indian'






8. Backlash against neoclassicism and its restraint and decorum






9. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature






10. 'Beauty is truth - truth beauty'






11. What was the unifying theme of Romantic literature in Britain?






12. Assumptions of postcolonial/transnational literature






13. Subdivisions of Neoclassical Period






14. Radically experimental and diverse






15. Experimentation and 'stylistic unconventionality'






16. Experimentation - wildly creative verse






17. Age of Transcendentalism






18. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)






19. (Period and characteristics)






20. Reformist bent






21. (Title and period)






22. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power






23. Example of the country house poem






24. Ordinary language - plain diction






25. Elizabeth Barrett Browning 'The Cry of the Children'






26. Often compared to Thomas Gray's 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard'






27. (Period and definition)






28. What does the extraordinary 'breaking in' upon everyday existence suggest about Romantics?






29. Literature articulates history and history articulates literature






30. (Period and definition)






31. John Keats 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'






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






33. Transnational literature






34. Personal experience > learned knowledge






35. (Period and effect)






36. Thomas Hardy






37. (Period and characteristics)






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






39. Edwin Arlington Robinson






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






41. Example of the country house poem






42. Cultural response to political upheavals and the new world of constant change






43. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'






44. Moral responsibility






45. Elizabeth Barrett Browning 'The Cry of the Children'






46. Subdivisions of Neoclassical Period






47. Twist at the end of 'The Darkling Thrust' =






48. Culmination of Enlightenment






49. Rejection of form and order - Emphasis on uncertainty and play






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