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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. What is this an example of? And name the piece

2. (Period and characteristics)

3. Stabilizing of middle class and concern for morality

4. Symbolic landscape

5. Ishmael Reed (Title and period)

6. Example of early modern sonnet

7. In the Kiowa tale - language =

8. Reconstruction - rapid urbanization - industrialization

9. Drive for learning and artistic expression

10. Texts of the Harlem Renaissance

11. Avoids overly symbolic characters - supernatural situations - heightened fantasies

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

13. Conventions of the Augustan Age

14. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power

15. Sense of loss or disillusionment

16. (Title and period)

17. Emphasized contemporary life in actual setting

18. (Author and period)

19. Applied Darwin's ideas to society

20. Postcolonial literature

21. Tone = very modern - omniscience

22. Emphasis on individual

23. Moral responsibility

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

25. Attempt to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary

26. From Jamestown to the American Revolution

27. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)

28. Derek Walcott

29. Tone = very modern - omniscience

30. Experimentation and 'stylistic unconventionality'

31. (Period and definition)

32. Naturalistic Period

33. Jonathan Swift

34. What is the retreat of the tide in 'Dover Beach' a metaphor for?

35. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy

36. Example of the metaphysical poem

37. Nation-states with strong monarchs develop

38. Romantic rejection of reason

39. (Title and period)

40. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

41. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature

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

43. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism

44. Protest movements and counterculture

45. Hybridity

46. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press

47. Detachment from moral bearings

48. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'

49. (Title and period)

50. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'