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Introduction To English Major

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1. Dates of early American literature

2. Puritanism and gender

3. Example of early modern sonnet

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

5. Assertion of personal experience and the individual author as source of art

6. Experimentation - wildly creative verse

7. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority

8. (Period and definition)

9. (Period and types)

10. (Period and definition)

11. Thomas Gray

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

13. Dramatic monologue - stream of consciousness

14. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)

15. Minimalism

16. Hybridity

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

18. What does the line 'the space between - is but an hour' mean?

19. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism

20. Moral responsibility

21. Aim of postcolonial criticism

22. Psychoanalytic --> all about interiority

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

24. Edwin Arlington Robinson

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

26. What period is marked by industrialization?

27. Similar to Enlightenment

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

29. What is the tone of 'Dover Beach'?

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

31. Legacy of European colonialism

32. Modernist alienation from mainstream

33. Values subjective experience - innovation - individualism

34. Transnational literature

35. Subdivisions of Middle Ages/Medieval Period

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

37. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'

38. Dates of Postmodernism

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

40. Assumptions of postcolonial/transnational literature

41. Realistic details of 'Richard Cory'

42. Writes devotional poetry

43. Cultural response to political upheavals and the new world of constant change

44. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

45. Impact of WWI

46. Dates of Middle Ages/Medieval Period

47. Emergence of distinctively American literature

48. Elizabeth Barrett Browning 'The Cry of the Children'

49. Early Modern Period/Renaissance - (Period and characteristics)

50. Subdivisions of Early Modern Period/Renaissance