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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Experimentation in 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer'






2. Sometimes referred to as the 'Pre-Romantic' period






3. Time of crisis - turmoil - and disillusionment for many writers






4. Symbolic landscape






5. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature






6. Radically experimental and diverse






7. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






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






9. What type of interpretation is Troy Book? Why?






10. What does the extraordinary 'breaking in' upon everyday existence suggest about Romantics?






11. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy






12. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






13. Embrace of cacophony and chaos






14. John Keats 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'






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






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






17. 'The Disappointment' - Restoration Period/Neoclassical Period






18. Example of early modern sonnet






19. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period






20. (Title and period)






21. Pagan authors = sources for thinking






22. (Period and definition)






23. Avoids sentimentalism






24. Matthew Arnold 'Dover Beach'






25. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press






26. Isolation and alienation from society






27. Individualistic - skeptical of society






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






29. Literary goal = to explain and edify






30. 'A Far Cry from Africa' (Period and characteristics)






31. Growth of public education and literacy






32. Protest movements and counterculture






33. Avant-garde






34. Emphasis on individual






35. 'Put a bullet in his head'






36. What is this an example of? And name the piece






37. Puritanism and gender






38. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'






39. Relations of colonizer and colonized






40. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power






41. (Period and definition)






42. (Period and characteristics)






43. Responds to crises of the period






44. Expansion into new topics - esp. graphic treatments of sexuality






45. Langston Hughes






46. Emphasis on spontaneity rather than convention or formalism






47. Economic revolutions (Period and characteristics)






48. Individualistic - skeptical of society






49. European contact and loss of native cultures






50. Aim of postcolonial criticism