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Introduction To English Major

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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)