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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Satire becomes popular






2. In the Kiowa tale - language =






3. Awareness of horrors of empire and industrialism






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






5. Experimentation in 'When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer'






6. Visionary - celebrates the imagination






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






8. Rejection of form and order - Emphasis on uncertainty and play






9. Ordinary language - plain diction






10. Poetry can arouse wonder by creating perspective of ignorance or innocence in the reader - the sense of novelty - freshness of sensation






11. Impact of the Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression






12. Responds to crises of the period






13. Emphasis on spontaneity rather than convention or formalism






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






15. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'






16. From the Civil War to World War II






17. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period






18. Growth of public education and literacy






19. What period is marked by industrialization?






20. Influenced by Darwin






21. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature






22. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period






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






24. Drive for learning and artistic expression






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






26. Oral tradition






27. Impact of WWII on postmodernism






28. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






29. Reverence for childhood and the primitive






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






31. Content of Iroquois prayer-song






32. (Title - period and definition of quyting)






33. 'A Description of Morning' (Characteristics)






34. What does the form of Browning's 'The Cry of the Children' give a sense of? How?






35. Political revolutions (Period and characteristics)






36. Culture preserved through oral means rather than written






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






38. Similarities between 'The Indian Burying Ground' and 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard'






39. What is the focus of the Book of Mergery Kempe?






40. In the Kiowa tale - strategic use of language...






41. 'Put a bullet in his head'






42. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






43. Westward expansion






44. Product of mass migrations (after 1910)






45. Return to classics






46. Individualistic - skeptical of society






47. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






48. Claude McKay






49. 'The Author to Her Book' by Bradstreet






50. Ordinary language - plain diction