American Literature- Test 3

Naturalism application of Darwinism to literature Naturalism extreme form of Realism but with evolution as its base Naturalists had a distorted view of life, reality, and nature Emile Zola a major influence of the Naturalist Era the novel the popular genre of naturalism Darwinism man evolved from animals/nonexistance of God/ “survival of the fittest” determinism […]

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American literature test 8 Abeka

James whitcomb riley Wrote ” the frost is on the pumpkin” , also known for hossher poets Edwinmarkham Wrote “outwitted” R.G. Lee Preached ” evolution” Jonathan Edward Preached ” sinners in the hands of an angry God “ Lora E Richard Wrote ” eletelephony” Sidney Lanier Wrote song of chattahoochee Emily Dickinson Wrote “their is […]

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American Literature – Vocab 3 – Review

atrophy (v.) to waste away or fail to develop. efficacy (n.) the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness. [efficacious (adj.)] emolument (n.) salary or fees for work done; compensation. icon (n.) a religious painting, especially one revered by the Eastern Christian churches. a symbol or image whose form suggests its meaning. one who […]

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American Literature, Colonial Period

wrote “The General History of Virginia.” John Smith wrote “The History of the Dividing Line.” William Byrd wrote “Of Plymouth Plantation.” William Bradford wrote “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” Jonathan Edwards part of the Great Awakening Jonathan Edwards was elected governor of Plymouth 30+ times William Bradford a southern gentleman plantation owner […]

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American Literature 2 test 1

Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) 1835-1910, San Francisco Circle, Local Color, “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” Writing with Sarcasm/Irony Bret Harte 1836-1902, San Francisco Circle, Local Color/Regionalism, “The Luck Of Roaring Camp,” Ambrose Bierce 1842-2914?, San Francisco Circle, Local Color, Naturalism, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” Fought in Civil War, Henry James […]

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Malandra American Lit II Exam 2

Modernism A style in which the story focuses on the problems of the society around the characters. It can also focus on the details of the surroundings -Disjunction -Fragmentation -Alienation Popular Modernism -Populist modernism -Sympathy for the commin mam Harlem Renaissance A period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature […]

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american lit exam

How old was Equiano when he was kidnapped? 11 Equiano records he was born in what African country? Nigeria After being shipped to Barbados, he was sent to __________________? Virginia How old was Equiano when he first arrived in England? 12 Equiano became involved in the movement to abolish slavery. With which organization was he […]

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Regionalism in American Literature

regionalism literature that emphasizes a specific geographic setting and that reproduces the speech, behavior, and attitudes of the people who live in that region. local color A term applied to fiction which tends to place special emphasis on a particular setting including its customs, clothing,dialect, and landscape. (A.K.A. Regionalism) time period 1865-1895 weaknesses nostalgia or […]

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American Literature CLEP: Modernist period/literary terms

to teach and to delight One of the driving questions of the Modernist period: what is the function of literature. Poetry: A Magazine of Verse Founded in 1913 by Harriet Monroe. Aided many modern poets such as, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Ezra Pound, and T. S. Eliot. Promised to introduce America to modern poetry. imagism […]

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