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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Assertion of personal experience and the individual author as source of art

2. (Author and period)

3. (Title and period)

4. Experiences of disintegration and disillusionment

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

6. Theaters reopened and comedy flourished

7. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press

8. Reformist bent

9. Pagan authors = sources for thinking

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

11. Visionary - celebrates the imagination

12. Harlem Renaissance subverting of history

13. Expresses concern about the state of English culture

14. Example of the metaphysical poem

15. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period

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

17. Christianized Germanic culture

18. On the cusp of romanticism/realism

19. What does the line 'the space between - is but an hour' mean?

20. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy

21. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power

22. Matthew Arnold 'Dover Beach'

23. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature

24. Radically experimental and diverse

25. T. S. Eliot

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

27. Puritanism and gender

28. (Title and period)

29. Religious controversy and persecution

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

31. Symbolic landscape

32. Example of the metaphysical poem

33. Decolonization throughout 20th century

34. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority

35. Transformation of personal and social identity through technological systems

36. Example of the country house poem

37. Sense of despair - crisis of faith

38. Naturalistic Period

39. In the Kiowa tale - language =

40. Embrace of cacophony and chaos

41. Monarchy and episcopacy restored

42. Growing economic inequality

43. Beat Generation

44. 19th century as a corpse seen through winter landscape

45. Content of Iroquois prayer-song

46. Process of Iroquois prayer-song

47. Literature articulates history and history articulates literature

48. Nation-states with strong monarchs develop

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

50. Rejection of Victorian middle-class morality