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Introduction To English Major

Subject : english
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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' =