Who is "A Modest Proposal" by?
Dr. Johnathan Swift
Who is "The Tyga" by?
Who is "The Lamb" by?
Who is "Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known" by?
Who is "Kubla Khan" by?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Who is "The Lady of Shalott" by?
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
During what centuries were there great advancements in the areas of learning, politics, and thinking?
17th and 18th
What did the great advancements in the areas of learning, politics, and thinking lead to?
The Age of Enlightenment
what was the time when the English monarchy was put back on the throne?
When was the Restoration period?
In 1653, after the English Civil War, who ruled England as "Lord Protector"?
Who was restored as the king of England knowing that his power would be limited by parliament?
In the Restoration period, the question people asked about the world went from "_____" to "____"?
"why" to "how"
Another name for the Restoration period is what?
The Age of Enlightenment
What is one thing to remember about the Restoration period?
What is a literary manner which blends a critical attitude with humor and wit with the end (purpose/goal) that human institutions may be improved?
What is one effective way to encourage change?
Who was one of the most famous satirists of the 18th century?
"A Modest Proposal" is an example of what literary device?
What piece of literature is talking about eating the poor children of the people so that they don't starve?
"A Modest Proposal"
When you say something that is purposely the opposite of what you mean?
Verbal Irony (Sarcasm)
In "A Modest Proposal", it identifies the problem of the _____.
In "A Modest Proposal", Swift refers to a mother as a _____.
In "A Modest Proposal", why is Swift calling a mother and father a "damn"?
Because we eat animals without a problem
(He is not literary meaning what he is saying)
Why does Swift use satire?
Because he is making an outrageous suggestion to show us how outrageous the problem of the poor is in Ireland
In "A Modest Proposal", the English treated the Irish no better than their ______.
What traditional rhetorical devices does Swift use?
Pathos - emotion
Logos - logical
What poem was written in the Restoration period?
"A Modest Proposal"
What poems were written in the Romanticism period?
- "The Tyger"
- "The Lamb"
- "Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known"
- "Kubla Khan"
What is a main thing that had to do with the Romanticism period?
Imagination and naturalness
In the Romanticism period, where did people believe was the best place to exist?
What poem in the Romanticism period especially had to do with imagination?
What period was in 1798-1832?
What is considered the most two important work of the Romantic Era?
"Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known" and "Kubla Khan"
What period is the 18th century in?
In the Romantic period, they believed that poetry described personal experiences and emotions in what language?
What type of poetry during the Romantic period was thought to be the best way to express ones self?
Nature was ________.
Who was one of the "founders" of the Romantic Era?
What are the two most important types of poems that William Blake wrote?
- Songs of Innocence (Optimistic)
- Songs of Experience (Pessimistic)
"The Lamb" is an example of Songs of _______.
"The Tyger" is an example of Songs of _______.
Lambs are a symbol for _____, ______, ______.
Innocent, gentle, and familiar
Tygers are a symbol for _____, ______, ______.
Experience (with fault), aggressive (predators), and unfamiliar
What question does Blake repeat in his poems?
"Who made you?"
In what poems is the question "why is it that God can create both good things and bad things"?
"The Lamb" and "The Tyger"
What conclusion does Blake come to?
The world is not bad but it is not all good, we both have good and bad inside of us, we are both the lamb and the tyger.
When you think of Blake, you should think of the universe being ______ /_______and _______/_____?
Good / Optimistic and bad /Pessimistic
Who made the modern genre of poetry?
What did Wordsworth believe about simple language?
That it was the best way to express yourself and poetry should be written simple so everyone can understand you.
What is Wordsworth's definition of poetry?
Powerful emotions recollected in tranquility
What does Wordsworth mean about "powerful emotion recollected in tranquility"?
You would go out into nature and have an emotional experience and then go home and reflect in quiet on that emotional experience and write about it.
Who does Wordsworth want to tell his story to?
Who does Wordsworth try to make a connection with?
In Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known who is the lover compared to?
The natural world
Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known is a _____ that Wordsworth had.
Wordsworth believes that the only one who can understand his poem is _____.
Someone who is in love
In what poem foreshadows something bad is going to happen?
Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known
What does Wordsworth see in his foreshadow?
The moon going away and his lover dying
A summary of Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known would be?
It is about a dream he had and he doesn't know why, and the dream showed how much he loved his lover.
What is considered to be oneof the most important works of the Romantic Era?
A collection of poems
Who is Kubla Khan?
-The 13th century Chinese emperor
-Owner of 1/5 of the entire world
-Supremacy of the Imagination
Samuel Coleridge used _____
Strict poetic elements
What piece of literature was really hard to understand?
What poem was written when the author was high?
Kubla Khan was about a _____
Coleridge believed he can recreate his emotions in a _____
The Lady of Shallot was written in what period?
The Victorian period focused on
Divinity exists in all of nature and humanity
A perfect society
Who are the characters in the Lady of Shallot?
The Lady of Shalott and the towns people
The Lady of Shallot is stuck in a _____
What does the Lady of Shallot weave?
The Lady of Shallot can only view through her _____
The Lady of Shalott sees the _____ of the world.
Describe "I'm half sick of shadows"
She is sick of seeing her world through her reflection. She wants to be put in the world.
Why is the Lady of Shallot stuck in her tower?
She is cursed and she will die if she leaves
Who makes the Lady of Shallot want to leave her tower?
When the Lady of Shallot leaves, where does she go?
On a ship
What does the Lady of Shallot write on the ship?
Where does the Lady of Shallot die?
On the ship, after she writes her name
What color is the Lady of Shallot wearing when she dies?
Literature that deals with characters from King Authors mythology
The Lady of Shallot is a portrait of the
It was believed when an artist goes into a world, something _____.
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