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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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1. What is this an example of? And name the piece






2. (Period and characteristics)






3. Stabilizing of middle class and concern for morality






4. Symbolic landscape






5. Ishmael Reed (Title and period)






6. Example of early modern sonnet






7. In the Kiowa tale - language =






8. Reconstruction - rapid urbanization - industrialization






9. Drive for learning and artistic expression






10. Texts of the Harlem Renaissance






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






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






13. Conventions of the Augustan Age






14. Charles I executed and Puritan government comes into power






15. Sense of loss or disillusionment






16. (Title and period)






17. Emphasized contemporary life in actual setting






18. (Author and period)






19. Applied Darwin's ideas to society






20. Postcolonial literature






21. Tone = very modern - omniscience






22. Emphasis on individual






23. Moral responsibility






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






25. Attempt to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary






26. From Jamestown to the American Revolution






27. Self-referentiality (Period and definition)






28. Derek Walcott






29. Tone = very modern - omniscience






30. Experimentation and 'stylistic unconventionality'






31. (Period and definition)






32. Naturalistic Period






33. Jonathan Swift






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






35. Realistic representation of class tension - frustration - envy






36. Example of the metaphysical poem






37. Nation-states with strong monarchs develop






38. Romantic rejection of reason






39. (Title and period)






40. Three revolutions of British Romantic Period






41. Three aesthetics of Romantic literature






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






43. Dates of American Romanticism/Realism and Naturalism






44. Protest movements and counterculture






45. Hybridity






46. Invasion of Celtic Britain to the printing press






47. Detachment from moral bearings






48. Point of view of 'Richard Cory'






49. (Title and period)






50. Darwinism and the 'crisis of faith'