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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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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