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Introduction To English Major

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1. (Period and characteristics)

2. (Period and characteristics)

3. Moving from neoclassical to Romantic (America) - (Title and period)

4. Urbanity - wit - licentiousness

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

6. Subdivisions of Early Modern Period/Renaissance

7. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'

8. Writes devotional poetry

9. Urbanity - wit - licentiousness

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

11. the 'Poet of the American Revolution'

12. Pagan authors = sources for thinking

13. From the Jacksonian period to the Civil War

14. Impact of Cold War and Baby Boom Era

15. Impact of the Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression

16. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'

17. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature

18. Hybridity

19. Pessimism and alienation in 'The Darkling Thrust'

20. Aim of postcolonial criticism

21. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy

22. (Period and definition)

23. Writes devotional poetry

24. Wordsworth's 'Expostulation and Reply'

25. 'To Penshurst' by Ben Jonson

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

27. Dates of the Victorian Period

28. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)

29. Modernist features of 'The Weary Blues'

30. Dramatic political changes

31. Experimentation in 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer'

32. Collapse of distinctions between elite culture and popular culture

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

34. Affluence and consumer culture

35. Claude McKay

36. Subdivisions of Early Modern Period/Renaissance

37. John Keats 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'

38. Disintegration of British Empire

39. Return to classics

40. Impact of WWI

41. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

42. Form of Iroquois prayer-song

43. Westward expansion

44. Protestant Reformation

45. Isolation and alienation from society

46. How is Whitman's 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer' a romantic poem?

47. Innovation in 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer'

48. Similarities between 'The Indian Burying Ground' and 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard'

49. Form of Iroquois prayer-song

50. Example of the carpe diem poem