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Lit Unit 8 - Terms, Backgrounds, & Questions
Terms in this set (53)
Literature of the 20th century was characterized by this (literature of protest)
the use of precise, concrete images; free verse; and suggestion rather than complete statement
an attempt to portray or interpret the workings of the unconscious mind as manifested in dreams
Eldest son of Queen Victoria
- Sixty years old when he reigned
- Reigned 1901 - 1910
- Did not share his mother's desire to "be good"
American poet who moved to England and began the Imagist movement
Became a British subject and had a great deal of influence on English Literature
- Who was the most traditional, yet modern influential poet of his time?
Published a volume of poems called The Age of Anxiety
At the end of the 19th century this Norwegian playwright produced a new drama centered on the social classes. His play were banned from the public
Wrote witty drawing-room comedies
Believing that socialism was the answer to the world's problems & used his comedies to attack and criticize the virtues of all societies
An aristocratic rebel that developed the serious realistic drama and continued to attack society
- Author of the novel trilogy The Forsyte Saga
Maugham, Coward, & Barrie
Three authors that produced comedies
Author that produced tragedies
Turning point of the Renaissance was the found of this famous theatre in Dublin in 1904
- Produced two of the best know Irish playwrights of the 20th century
J.M. Synge (Riders to the Sea)
Sean O'Casey (Juno & the Paycock)
Characterized by much experimentation in form & subject matter
William Butler YEATS,
Three leading British poets of the twentieth century
William Butler Yeats
In Ireland, the Irish Literary Renaissance was led by this author
In England, these group of poets, named after King George V, idealized the beauties of nature in the tradition of Wordsworth
Missionary to India
Bible teacher and missionary to troops in Egypt
Wrote devastating attacks on Darwinism and vigorously defended historic Christianity
Chronicled the eventual conquest of good over evil in his unforgettable fantasy trilogy The Lord of the Rings
Defended Christian truth in his science fiction trilogy
Wrote Brideshead Revisited
Involved psychological studies in his works
Wrote Lord of the Flies
In the 20th century, it has been marked by an ignorance of Christianity and a disillusionment with society
First great writer of science fiction, one of the most significant genres of the century
- Wrote The Time Machine, The Shape of Things to Come, and The War of the Worlds
Wrote Animal Farm & 1984
Wrote Of Human Bondage
Wrote Brave new World
appeared in England during the late Victorian period
A hallmark of the English short story
- Associated with Freudianism
- Stream of Conscious
- Known writing for "Findings Gate"
Great bulk of modern fiction is characterized by this
WHo does Una symbolize
What was the name of the head demon?
Dylan Thomas described his father as....
Occupation of the girl in Pygmalion?
Who was the leader of Ingsoc society?
Catherine of Aragon
FIrst wife of Henry VIII
Henry VIII's wife that gave him a son
Speech by yourself
fame & glory
theme to An Athlete Dying Young
poetry is like manual work
at the foot of the mountain
Where does Yeats want to be buried?
The Hollow Men
The poem that expresses the weakness of men
Object in The Unknown CItizen?
the average modern man
What is The Unknown Citizen a tribute to?
concentration on God
Primary concern of Christian worker?
regretful & sorrowful
Tone of The Lagoon?
Which author was associated with World War II?
- death, life, & resurrection of jesus
- man's relationship with His Creator
What inspired the arts in The Western Civilization?