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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Avoids sentimentalism






2. Example of Literature of Contact






3. Often compared to Thomas Gray's 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard'






4. From the Jacksonian period to the Civil War






5. (Period and definition)






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






7. (Title and period)






8. (Title and period)






9. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






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






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






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






13. Visionary - celebrates the imagination






14. Reverence for childhood and the primitive






15. (Author and period)






16. Oral tradition






17. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






18. Allen Ginsberg (Title and period)






19. Langston Hughes






20. Associated with prudishness/repression






21. Often abstract and non-representational






22. Jonathan Swift






23. What period - and what was it?






24. Discipline - economy - restraint






25. Emphasized contemporary life in actual setting






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






27. Rewriting and subverting a history of American prejudices and ideological scripts






28. (Period and definition)






29. Rewriting and subverting a history of American prejudices and ideological scripts






30. Radically experimental and diverse






31. Transnational literature






32. Thomas Hardy






33. Harlem Renaissance subverting of history






34. Pagan authors = sources for thinking






35. Transnational






36. Stabilizing of middle class and concern for morality






37. (Title and period)






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






39. (Period and types)






40. From the Civil War to World War II






41. Political revolutions (Period and characteristics)






42. 'To Penshurst' by Ben Jonson






43. Valuing of external world of nature






44. Emergence of distinctively American literature






45. What is the mood of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children'?






46. Who is the author - what is the period - and what is this an example of?






47. Augustan Age/Neoclassical Period






48. The proofs - the figures' for 'the mystical moist night-air' is an example of...






49. Collapse of distinctions between elite culture and popular culture






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