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Introduction To English Major

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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