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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






2. (Title and period)






3. Postcolonial literature






4. Example of the politicized sonnet






5. (Period and definition)






6. (Period and aftermath)






7. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






8. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'






9. (Period and characteristics)






10. Relations of colonizer and colonized






11. Dates of Postmodernism






12. In the Kiowa tale - language =






13. Content of Iroquois prayer-song






14. Return to classics






15. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press






16. 'This poem has had up to here; this poem is the reader and the reader the poem'






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






18. Empirically based scientific beliefs






19. Subdivisions of early American literature






20. On the cusp of romanticism/realism






21. Sense of loss or disillusionment






22. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power






23. What is the mood of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children'?






24. Pagan authors = sources for thinking






25. Interiority - less optimistic version of Transcendentalism






26. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






27. Focus on feelings and moments of heightened awareness






28. Dramatic political changes






29. Hybridity






30. Wordsworth's 'Expostulation and Reply'






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






32. Example of the politicized sonnet






33. Jonathan Swift






34. Focus on feelings and moments of heightened awareness






35. Ishmael Reed (Title and period)






36. Realistic details of 'Richard Cory'






37. The Age of Reason in action






38. Literary goal = to explain and edify






39. Economic revolutions (Period and characteristics)






40. Thomas Gray






41. (Period and definiton)






42. Beat Generation






43. 'The Author to Her Book' by Bradstreet






44. What do both 'The Disappointment' and 'The Imperfect Enjoyment' show?






45. Experiences of disintegration and disillusionment






46. Primary texts of Early Modern Period/Renaissance






47. Oral tradition






48. How did content and form change during the Romantic Period?






49. (Period and definition)






50. Religious/devotional mixed with secular