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English 3: American Romanticism


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Washington Irving
Who wrote "Rip Van Winkle"?
Washington Irving
Who wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?"
Washington Irving
Who wrote The Sketch Book?
William Cullen Bryant
Who wrote "Thanatopsis"?
James Fenimore Cooper
Who wrote The Last of the Mohicans?
his dog, Wolf
Who was Rip Van Winkle's companion?
henpecked husband
What was Rip Van Winkle?
katskill mountains, hudson river, New York, village
Where is the story Rip Van Winkle located?
Before the American Revolution
When is the story Rip Van Winkle wrote?
a movement in the arts and literature that emphasized inspiration, emotion, imagination, and individuality
work that has a hidden meaning with two levels, a literal one and a symbolic one
thing that represents or stands for something else
corrective ridicule
finds truth in nature beyond reason and experience
imagination and emotion
what replaced logic and reason?
the forest or the inn
where does rip go when he wants to get away from his wife?
blank verse
unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter
unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
5 rhythms per one line
one line ends without a pause and continues until the next line or place of punctuation for its meaning
10 syllables
how many syllables per line in iambic pentameter?
5 stressed, 5 unstressed
how many stressed and unstressed syllables are there in each line of iambic pentameter?
replaces God to reconstruct life, made up of every aspect of nature
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Who wrote "The Chambered Nautilus?"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Who wrote The Song of Hiawatha?
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Who wrote "Old Ironsides?"
Washington Irving
Which author was a reluctant lawyer?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Which author experienced the death of two wives?
James Fenimore Cooper
Which author created the idea of the American frontier hero?
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Which author was a famous medical doctor?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes
Which authors were considered fireside poets?
William Cullen Bryant
Which author used his position as a editor to advocate for the rights of African Americans?
14 lines
How many lines in a sonnet?
octave and sestet
What are the two sections of the sonnet called?
Rhyme Scheme
the pattern of rhyme in a poem
strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound.
Iambic Pentameter
a poem that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Who wrote "The Cross of Snow?"