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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. Langston Hughes

2. Moral responsibility

3. Reign of Queen Victoria

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

5. 'Beauty is truth - truth beauty'

6. Westward expansion

7. Avant-garde

8. Each person is innately divine

9. Culture preserved through oral means rather than written

10. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period

11. Uses ordinary language

12. Economic revolutions (Period and characteristics)

13. Interested in singular character (not symbolic - not unnamed)

14. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'

15. Relations of colonizer and colonized

16. Thomas Gray

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

18. (Period and effect)

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

20. 'Guinea Women'(Period and characteristics)

21. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period

22. Process of Iroquois prayer-song

23. (Title and period)

24. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)

25. (Period and definition)

26. Focus on feelings and moments of heightened awareness

27. From the Jacksonian period to the Civil War

28. Thomas Gray

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

30. From Jamestown to the American Revolution

31. (Author and period)

32. Decolonization throughout 20th century

33. (Period and definition)

34. Freud and psychoanalysis

35. Puritan world-view

36. Phillis Wheatley

37. Dates of the Neoclassical Period

38. Conventions of the Augustan Age

39. Discipline - economy - restraint

40. (Title and period)

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

42. Moving from neoclassical to Romantic (America) - (Title and period)

43. Expresses concern about the state of English culture

44. Personal experience > learned knowledge

45. Interest in nature

46. Embrace of cacophony and chaos

47. Transition from Victorian to Modernist

48. Culture preserved through oral means rather than written

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

50. Primary texts of the Middle Ages