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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. (Period and characteristics)






2. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






3. Pessimism and alienation in 'The Darkling Thrust'






4. Example of early modern sonnet






5. Wordsworth's 'Expostulation and Reply'






6. Example of the politicized sonnet






7. Pagan authors = sources for thinking






8. English colonization






9. Period of immense emigration - constant expansion






10. Experimentation and 'stylistic unconventionality'






11. Radical break with tradition






12. Seriousness and sobriety






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






14. From death of Pope to death of Samuel Johnson






15. Problem/struggle of British Romantic literature's content?






16. What type of interpretation is Troy Book? Why?






17. Discovery of Americas






18. Theme of 'Richard Cory'






19. (Period and effect)






20. Transformation of personal and social identity through technological systems






21. Process of Iroquois prayer-song






22. Dates of Modernism






23. Attempt to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary






24. (Period and characteristics)






25. Puritanism and gender






26. (Title and period)






27. Example of the carpe diem poem






28. What is the mood of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children'?






29. 'A Description of Morning' (Characteristics)






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






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






32. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






33. (Title and period)






34. Dramatic monologue - stream of consciousness






35. Emotions = natural and good - more important than reason






36. How are sentimentality and emotions portrayed in 'The Wild Honey Suckle' by Freneau?






37. Allusive style






38. Growth of British Empire






39. Emotions = natural and good - more important than reason






40. 'A Description of Morning' (Characteristics)






41. Assumptions of postcolonial/transnational literature






42. Similar to Enlightenment






43. (Period and types)






44. Transformation of personal and social identity through technological systems






45. Symbolic landscape






46. Paine - Jefferson - 'Declaration of Independence -' The Federalist Papers






47. Collapse of distinctions between elite culture and popular culture






48. (Period and definition)






49. What is the mood of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children'?






50. In the Kiowa tale - language =