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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Personal experience > learned knowledge

2. Applied Darwin's ideas to society

3. 'The Imperfect Enjoyment' Restoration Period/Neoclassical Period

4. Types of literature from Colonial Period

5. Claude McKay

6. Visionary - celebrates the imagination

7. Romantic rejection of reason

8. Human nature is essentially good

9. 'A Far Cry from Africa' (Period and characteristics)

10. (Period and types)

11. Who is the author - what is the period - and what is this an example of?

12. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature

13. From Jamestown to the American Revolution

14. John Keats 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'

15. Transnational literature

16. Interested in singular character (not symbolic - not unnamed)

17. Empirically based scientific beliefs

18. Langston Hughes

19. Focuses on ordinary people in ordinary circumstances

20. Sense of despair - crisis of faith

21. Minimalism

22. Not rejecting American history

23. Radical break with tradition

24. Rejection of Victorian middle-class morality

25. Affluence and consumer culture

26. Similar to Enlightenment

27. A spiritual biography (Title and period)

28. What is the retreat of the tide in 'Dover Beach' a metaphor for?

29. Transition from Victorian to Modernist

30. Augustan Age/Neoclassical Period

31. Process of Iroquois prayer-song

32. Texts of the Harlem Renaissance

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

34. (Period and characteristics)

35. Early Modern Period/Renaissance - (Period and characteristics)

36. Includes a lot of repressed stuff

37. Ishmael Reed (Title and period)

38. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power

39. (Period and definition)

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

41. Individualistic - skeptical of society

42. Ambivalence

43. (Period and definiton)

44. Theme of 'Richard Cory'

45. Langston Hughes

46. Transnational

47. Drive for learning and artistic expression

48. Each person is innately divine

49. The Age of Reason in action

50. Example of the metaphysical poem