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Introduction To English Major

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1. On the cusp of romanticism/realism

2. Cultural response to political upheavals and the new world of constant change

3. What was literature's goal in the Augustan Age?

4. Rejection of 18th-century emphasis on neoclassical - reason - constraint - order - etc.

5. (Author and period)

6. (Title and period)

7. Ambivalence

8. (Author and period)

9. Dates of Early Modern Period/Renaissance

10. Christianized Germanic culture

11. Valuing of external world of nature

12. Allen Ginsberg (Title and period)

13. (Period and definition)

14. Realistic details of 'Richard Cory'

15. Contrast between court culture and lingering Puritan culture

16. 'The Disappointment' - Restoration Period/Neoclassical Period

17. Sense of despair - crisis of faith

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

19. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press

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

21. Minimalism

22. Rejects kinds of political and social oppression

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

24. What is the setting of 'Dover Beach'?

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

26. Problem/struggle of British Romantic literature's content?

27. Time of crisis - turmoil - and disillusionment for many writers

28. (Period and definition)

29. 'A Description of Morning' (Characteristics)

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

31. Decolonization throughout 20th century

32. Who is the author - what is the period - and what is this an example of?

33. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature

34. Why is survival such an issue in Native American literature?

35. Applied Darwin's ideas to society

36. Religious controversy and persecution

37. the 'Poet of the American Revolution'

38. 'Beauty is truth - truth beauty'

39. Paine - Jefferson - 'Declaration of Independence -' The Federalist Papers

40. Theaters reopened and comedy flourished

41. Psychoanalytic focus

42. (Period and characteristics)

43. 'The Author to Her Book' by Bradstreet

44. Economic - scientific and technological revolutions of daily life

45. Discovery of Americas

46. Backlash against neoclassicism and its restraint and decorum

47. Emphasis on instinct and feelings

48. Attempt to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary

49. (Period and definition)

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