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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Dates of the Victorian Period






2. (Period and characteristics)






3. Drive for learning and artistic expression






4. (Period and types)






5. Discovery of Americas






6. (Period and definition)






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






8. Interest in nature






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






10. Literary goal = to explain and edify






11. (Period and definition)






12. Conscious efforts to innovate






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






14. Freud and psychoanalysis






15. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)






16. Human nature is essentially good






17. Example of the country house poem






18. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






19. (Period and characteristics)






20. (Title and period)






21. Alexander Pope - Jonathon Swift - Joseph Addison - Daniel Defoe






22. Relations of colonizer and colonized






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






24. Example of the politicized sonnet






25. Return to classics






26. Often abstract and non-representational






27. Radically experimental and diverse






28. Example of the metaphysical poem






29. the 'Poet of the American Revolution'






30. Puritan world-view






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






32. What is the conclusion of 'Dover Beach'?






33. From death of Pope to death of Samuel Johnson






34. Not rejecting American history






35. Scientific revolutions






36. (Period and definiton)






37. (Period and characteristics)






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






39. (Period and characteristics)






40. (Author and period)






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






42. A spiritual biography (Title and period)






43. Emergence of distinctively American literature






44. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






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






46. 'Beauty is truth - truth beauty'






47. Embrace of cacophony and chaos






48. Alexander Pope - Jonathon Swift - Joseph Addison - Daniel Defoe






49. English colonization






50. Development of printing press