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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Dates of early American literature






2. Puritanism and gender






3. Example of early modern sonnet






4. What period - and what did this result in?






5. Assertion of personal experience and the individual author as source of art


6. Experimentation - wildly creative verse






7. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority


8. (Period and definition)






9. (Period and types)






10. (Period and definition)






11. Thomas Gray


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


13. Dramatic monologue - stream of consciousness


14. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






15. Minimalism






16. Hybridity






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






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


19. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






20. Moral responsibility






21. Aim of postcolonial criticism






22. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority


23. Some revive medieval ideas - some stress freedom from all constraints - some support escapist fancy






24. Edwin Arlington Robinson


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






26. What period is marked by industrialization?






27. Similar to Enlightenment






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






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






30. Growth of literature associated with social protest/cultural nationalist movements






31. Legacy of European colonialism






32. Modernist alienation from mainstream


33. Values subjective experience - innovation - individualism






34. Transnational literature






35. Subdivisions of Middle Ages/Medieval Period






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






37. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'


38. Dates of Postmodernism






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






40. Assumptions of postcolonial/transnational literature


41. Realistic details of 'Richard Cory'






42. Writes devotional poetry






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






44. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period






45. Impact of WWI






46. Dates of Middle Ages/Medieval Period






47. Emergence of distinctively American literature






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






49. Early Modern Period/Renaissance - (Period and characteristics)






50. Subdivisions of Early Modern Period/Renaissance