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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Similar to Enlightenment






2. Imaginative vision in 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer'






3. Focus on feelings and moments of heightened awareness






4. Valuing of external world of nature






5. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power






6. Rejects style of neoclassical period






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






8. William Blake Interest in imagination






9. Scientific revolutions






10. Aim of postcolonial criticism






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






12. Modernist features of 'The Weary Blues'






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






14. Why is survival such an issue in Native American literature?






15. Tomato soup can






16. Emphasis on instinct and feelings






17. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'






18. Subdivisions of Middle Ages/Medieval Period






19. Applied Darwin's ideas to society






20. Emphasized contemporary life in actual setting






21. William Butler Yeats






22. Pagan authors = sources for thinking






23. Dates of Middle Ages/Medieval Period






24. Development of printing press






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






26. Avoids sentimentalism






27. Human nature is essentially good






28. Questioning of traditional institutions - customs - and morals (America)






29. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)






30. (Period and types)






31. Includes a lot of repressed stuff






32. American Renaissance






33. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






34. Sense of loss or disillusionment






35. (Period and definition)






36. Rejects kinds of political and social oppression






37. Economic revolutions (Period and characteristics)






38. Hybridity






39. Exalted view of art






40. Form of Iroquois prayer-song






41. Dates of Postmodernism






42. (Title and period)






43. 'The Author to Her Book' by Bradstreet






44. Reign of Queen Victoria






45. Postcolonial literature






46. Beat Generation






47. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






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






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






50. (Period and definition)