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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Cultural response to political upheavals and the new world of constant change






2. Protestant Reformation






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






4. Derek Walcott






5. Relations of colonizer and colonized






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






7. Ordinary language - plain diction






8. Legacy of European colonialism






9. Focus on the fight for survival in a world of urban decay






10. Empirically based scientific beliefs






11. What is this an example of? And name the piece






12. Twist at the end of 'The Darkling Thrust' =






13. Satire becomes popular






14. Personal experience > learned knowledge






15. Allen Ginsberg (Title and period)






16. English colonization






17. Impact of Cold War and Baby Boom Era






18. Contrast between court culture and lingering Puritan culture






19. Tone = very modern - omniscience






20. Detachment from moral bearings






21. From the Civil War to World War II






22. Applied Darwin's ideas to society






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






24. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






25. How does 'A Supermarket in California' reflect the post-war conditions of the US?






26. What is the tone of 'Dover Beach'?






27. Similar to Enlightenment






28. From Jamestown to the American Revolution






29. The proofs - the figures' for 'the mystical moist night-air' is an example of...






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






31. Theaters reopened and comedy flourished






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






33. Emphasis on instinct and feelings






34. Return to classics






35. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






36. Motivated by industrial reform






37. Backlash against neoclassicism and its restraint and decorum






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






39. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period






40. (Period and characteristics)






41. (Title and period)






42. Postcolonial literature






43. Repetition in Iroquois prayer-song






44. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period






45. Dates of Modernism






46. Reconstruction - rapid urbanization - industrialization






47. Subdivisions of early American literature






48. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






49. Impact of WWI






50. (Period and characteristics)