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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Interrogation and incorporation of mass media forms and images






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






3. Subdivisions of Early Modern Period/Renaissance






4. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






5. Conventions of the Augustan Age






6. Lorna Goodison (Title and period)






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






8. Personal experience > learned knowledge






9. Ambivalence






10. Earnest - didactic - sincere






11. (Period and characteristics)






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






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






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






15. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)






16. Emphasis on individual






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






18. Example of early modern sonnet






19. Impact of Cold War and Baby Boom Era






20. How are sentimentality and emotions portrayed in 'The Wild Honey Suckle' by Freneau?






21. What is 'Dover Beach' a poetical record of?






22. Scientific revolutions






23. Uses ordinary language






24. Tone = very modern - omniscience






25. Interest in nature






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






27. Writes devotional poetry






28. Hybridity






29. (Period and definition)






30. What period is marked by industrialization?






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






32. Interest in the unconscious






33. Subdivisions of Neoclassical Period






34. Freud and psychoanalysis






35. Influenced by Darwin






36. Subdivisions of Neoclassical Period






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






38. (Title and period)






39. Types of literature from Colonial Period






40. Realistic details of 'Richard Cory'






41. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






42. Minimalism






43. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)






44. 'This poem has had up to here; this poem is the reader and the reader the poem'






45. Changes for women (right to vote - contraception - etc)






46. Allen Ginsberg (Title and period)






47. Literature articulates history and history articulates literature






48. Satire becomes popular






49. What do both 'The Disappointment' and 'The Imperfect Enjoyment' show?






50. Economic revolutions (Period and characteristics)