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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Emergence of distinctively American literature






2. Twist at the end of 'The Darkling Thrust' =






3. Monarchy and episcopacy restored






4. Isolation and alienation from society






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






6. Symbolic landscape






7. On the cusp of romanticism/realism






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






9. Culmination of Enlightenment






10. Repetition in Iroquois prayer-song






11. Edwin Arlington Robinson






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






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






14. 'Relentless change'






15. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






16. (Period and definiton)






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






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






19. Ambivalence






20. Growth of British Empire






21. Aim of postcolonial criticism






22. A spiritual biography (Title and period)






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






24. 'Beauty is truth - truth beauty'






25. Radical break with tradition






26. (Title and period)






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






28. Experimentation and 'stylistic unconventionality'






29. Pessimism and alienation in 'The Darkling Thrust'






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






31. Theme of the Kiowa tale






32. Experiences of disintegration and disillusionment






33. Tomato soup can






34. Embrace of cacophony and chaos






35. Rebellious movement






36. Example of the politicized sonnet






37. (Period and definition)






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






39. William Blake Interest in imagination






40. Postcolonial literature






41. 'To Penshurst' by Ben Jonson






42. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature






43. What ideas did the end of the Commonwealth Period give birth to? What were the poetic responses?






44. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






45. Culmination of Enlightenment






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






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






48. Protestant Reformation






49. American Romanticism's emphasis on (4): _____ > _____






50. Which period's literature stresses the importance of psychology and interiority (moods - visions - reflections - meditations)