English 2H Spring Final

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Late 19th Century, Post-Civil War

Realism

Reaction to Romanticism

Realism

Focus on modern science

Realism

Use of dialect and/or crude speech

Realism

Material Symbolism

Realism

Use of irony for moral judgement

Realism

1st person or 3rd person

Realism

Ethical conflicts

Realism

Present Tense

Realism

Nature presented as hostile

Realism/Naturalism

Focus on "The Ordinary"

Realism

Into the Wild

Realism
Author: John Krakauer

To Build a Fire

Realism, Naturalism
Author: Jack London

Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Realism, Naturalism
Author: Ambrose Bierce

Desiree's Baby

Realism, Naturalism
Author: Kate Chopin

The Story of an Hour

Realism, Naturalism
Author: Kate Chopin

Disappointment is the Lot of Women

Realism
Author: Lucy Stone

Huck Finn

Realism
Author: Mark Twain

Subset of Realism

Naturalism

Influence of Darwin

Naturalism

Pessimistic

Naturalism

Idea that all human action is governed by natural laws

Naturalism

Lack of Human Control & Destiny determined by outside factors

Naturalism

3rd person omniscient

Naturalism

Conflict

Naturalism

Themes

Naturalism

Symbolism

Naturalism

Chronicle Despair

Naturalism

Accuracy of detail

Naturalism

Irony

Naturalism

Foreshadowing

Naturalism

Ordinary people and places

Naturalism

Man vs. nature

Naturalism

Indifference of nature

Naturalism

Harsh reality

Naturalism

Human will is weak and inconsequential

Naturalism

Red Badge of Courage

Naturalism
Author: Stephen Crane

Reaction to Realism and Naturalism

Modernism

20th century

Modernism

Rejection of science as a foundation

Modernism

Rejection of traditional society and values

Modernism

Rejection of having 1 center truth

Modernism

Rejection of conventional story telling methods (i.e. protagonist, climax, resolution, etc.)

Modernism

Experimental in language, form and symbol

Modernism

Multiple points of view

Modernism

Dislocation and lack of order and organization

Modernism

Stream of Consciousness

Modernism

Awareness of psychological theories

Modernism

Individual over Society

Modernism

Unconscious over Self-Conscious

Modernism

Passion over Reason

Modernism

Alienation, loss and despair

Modernism

Challenge importance of God

Modernism

Disengagement from bourgeois values

Modernism

The Great Gatsby

Modernism
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hills like White Elephants

Modernism
Author: Ernest Hemingway

Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock

Modernism
Author: TS Eliot

Richard Cory

Modernism
Author: Edwin Arlington Robinson

In a Station at the Metro

Modernism, Imagism
Author: Ezra Pound

The Red Wheelbarrow

Modernism, Imagism
Author: William Carlos

Early 20th Century

Imagism

Precision of imagery and sharp language

Imagism

Avoidance of the Abstract

Imagism

Rejection of the sentiment of Romantic and Victorian poetry

Imagism

Thorough Description

Imagism

Viewpoint

Imagism

rejected heroic, adventurous, unusual or unfamiliar subjects

Realism

Stressed the actual as opposed to the imagined or the fanciful

Realism

Grew from the work of local-color

Realism

Late 19th cent. & early 20th century

Naturalism

Based on "the impossibility of accessing truth"

Modernism

Rejection of systematic morality

Modernism

1912-1917

Imagism

1920s

Harlem Renaissance

Artistic and Social Reform movement to create "The New Negro"

Harlem Renaissance

Great Migration (1910-1930)

when 1 million+ blacks left the south fr the north hoping for a better life and less racism

"New Negro"

black man who could overcome stereotypes and achieve greatness

The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain

Harlem Renaissance
Author: Langston Hughes

I Too Sing America

Harlem Renaissance
Author: Langston Hughes

Negro & A Negro Speaks of Rivers

Harlem Renaissance
Author: Langston Hughes

As I grew Older

Harlem Renaissance
Author: Langston Hughes

How it Feels to be Colored Me

Harlem Renaissance
Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Late 20th century (1950-)

Post-Modernism

Existential in philosophical perspective

Post-Modernism

Lack of anchor, commitment; no definite answers—indeterminacy & decanonization

Post-Modernism

Denial of order and removal of organizing principles we are used to

Post-Modernism

Fragmentation vs. totalarization

Post-Modernism

Alienation and social individualism

Post-Modernism

Anti-hero (stupid, ugly, graceless)

Post-Modernism

Connections without sequence

Post-Modernism

Aesthetic impact over intact form

Post-Modernism

Narrator not fleshed out—"self" is obscured

Post-Modernism

Lack of depth to stories

Post-Modernism

Carnivalization: assaulting good with evil and celebrating attacks on traditional morality

Post-Modernism

Hybridization of journalism and fiction

Post-Modernism

That which is traditionally unrepresentable is revealed and often glorified

Post-Modernism

Sometimes characterized by performance and participation, emphasizing ephemeral quality

Post-Modernism

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