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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Satire becomes popular

2. In the Kiowa tale - language =

3. Awareness of horrors of empire and industrialism

4. Questioning of traditional institutions - customs - and morals (America)

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

6. Visionary - celebrates the imagination

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

8. Rejection of form and order - Emphasis on uncertainty and play

9. Ordinary language - plain diction

10. Poetry can arouse wonder by creating perspective of ignorance or innocence in the reader - the sense of novelty - freshness of sensation

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

12. Responds to crises of the period

13. Emphasis on spontaneity rather than convention or formalism

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

15. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'

16. From the Civil War to World War II

17. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

18. Growth of public education and literacy

19. What period is marked by industrialization?

20. Influenced by Darwin

21. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature

22. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

23. What is the conclusion of 'Dover Beach'?

24. Drive for learning and artistic expression

25. Avoids overly symbolic characters - supernatural situations - heightened fantasies

26. Oral tradition

27. Impact of WWII on postmodernism

28. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)

29. Reverence for childhood and the primitive

30. Rewriting and subverting a history of American prejudices and ideological scripts

31. Content of Iroquois prayer-song

32. (Title - period and definition of quyting)

33. 'A Description of Morning' (Characteristics)

34. What does the form of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children' give a sense of? How?

35. Political revolutions (Period and characteristics)

36. Culture preserved through oral means rather than written

37. Natural world as endowed with feelings - pathos - passion - expression

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

39. What is the focus of the Book of Mergery Kempe?

40. In the Kiowa tale - strategic use of language...

41. 'Put a bullet in his head'

42. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)

43. Westward expansion

44. Product of mass migrations (after 1910)

45. Return to classics

46. Individualistic - skeptical of society

47. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism

48. Claude McKay

49. 'The Author to Her Book' by Bradstreet

50. Ordinary language - plain diction