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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Modernist alienation from mainstream






2. Valuing of external world of nature






3. Each person is innately divine






4. Literature articulates history and history articulates literature






5. Economic - scientific and technological revolutions of daily life






6. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period






7. Focus on feelings and moments of heightened awareness






8. Dates of the Romantic Period (Britain)






9. Values subjective experience - innovation - individualism






10. Discovery of Americas






11. (Period and characteristics)






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






13. Political revolutions (Period and characteristics)






14. Continuations of realism - but more pessimistic






15. Growth of public education and literacy






16. Psychoanalytic focus






17. Questioning of traditional religion






18. Dates of the Victorian Period






19. Example of American Indian - Pre-Contact Literature






20. Includes a lot of repressed stuff






21. Beat Generation






22. (Period and effect)






23. Texts of the Harlem Renaissance






24. Augustan Age/Neoclassical Period






25. Urbanity - wit - licentiousness






26. Emphasis on spontaneity rather than convention or formalism






27. Ambivalence






28. Belief in reason (America)






29. Disintegration of British Empire






30. Conventions of the Augustan Age






31. Impact of WWII






32. Avant-garde






33. (Title - period and definition of quyting)






34. Awareness of horrors of empire and industrialism






35. (Title and period)






36. Transition from Victorian to Modernist






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






38. 'Put a bullet in his head'






39. William Butler Yeats






40. Result of historical context of the Victorian Period






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






42. Story of the Trojan War (Title - author and period)






43. (Title and period)






44. Theaters reopened and comedy flourished






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






46. Theme of 'Richard Cory'






47. Discovery of Americas






48. Puritanism and gender






49. John Keats 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'






50. Twist at the end of 'The Darkling Thrust' =