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English III Final Semester 1

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Iroquois
Wrote "The World on the Turtle's Back"
Jonathan Edwards
Wrote "Sinners in the hands of an Angry God"
Anne Bradstreet
Wrote "Upon the Burning of our House"
John Smith
Wrote The General History of Virginia
John Smith
Wrote "At Powhatan's Court"
William Bradford
Wrote Of Plymouth Plantation
William Bradford
Wrote "The Starving Time"
William Bradford
Wrote "Indian Relations"
William Bradford
Wrote "First Thanksgiving"
Patrick Henry
Wrote "Speech in the Virginia Convention"
Thomas Jefferson
Wrote The Declaration of Independence
Thomas Paine
Wrote "The Crisis"
Thomas Paine
Wrote Common Sense
Thomas Paine
Wrote The Age of Reason
Phyllis Wheatley
Wrote "Letter to Reverend Samson Occom"
Abigail Adams
Wrote "Letter to John Adams"
Benjamin Franklin
Wrote The Autobiography
Benjamin Franklin
Wrote poor Richard's Almanac
Washington Irving
Wrote The Sketch Book
Washington Irving
Wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Washington Irving
Wrote "Rip Van Winkle"
William Cullen Bryant
Wrote "Thanatopsis"
James Fenimore Cooper
Wrote The Last of the Mohicans
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Wrote The Song of Hiawatha
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Wrote "The Cross of Snow"
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wrote "The Chambered Nautilus"
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wrote "Old Ironsides"
Edgar Allan Poe
Wrote "The Raven'
Edgar Allan Poe
Wrote "The Masque of the Red Death"
Hawthorne
Wrote "The Minister's Black Veil"
Hawthorne
Wrote "The Scarlet Letter"
origin, purpose, morality, destiny
4 fundamental questions
utility, essence, pleasure
3 levels of beauty
early American
This time period took place in the 1600s after the Puritans separated from the Catholic church, puritans became lazy, the Great Awakening occurred
American Revolution
This time period took place after the Declaration of Independence, American colonists wanted to balance the power between the government and the people and protect the rights of citizens
American Gothic
This time period examined the dark side of humanity and its capacity for decadence
Jonathan Edwards
Author that used bold metaphors to shock apathetic puritans
William Bradford
Author who wanted to develop long term peace with Native Americans
John Smith
Author who was almost executed
Anne Bradstreet
Author who was part of the Puritan migration
antithesis, repetition, rhetorical question
3 literary devices
logical, emotional, ethical
3 literary appeals
Phyllis Wheatley
Author who fought for the rights of African Americans
Abigail Adams
Author who fought for women's rights
Washington Irving
Author who was a reluctant lawyer
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Author who experienced the death of two wives
James Fenimore Cooper
Author who created the idea of the American frontier hero
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Author who was a famous medical doctor
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
These 2 authors were Fireside Poets
William Cullen Bryant
Author who used his position as an editor to advocate for African American rights
Edgar Allan Poe
Author who was a poet, critic, innovator, and was considered a jerk
Edgar Allan Poe
Author whose mom and wife both died of tuberculosis
Jonathan Edwards
Leader of the Great Awakening
Iroquois
Alliance of 5 people groups
The World on the Turtle's Back
A folktale passed down orally
Anne Bradstreet
The first American poet to have their poetry published as a collection
Phyllis Wheatley
This author was an African American
Benjamin Franklin
Associated with the American Dream
Benjamin Franklin
Exalted logic and reason for moral improvement
Transcendentalism
A philosophy that looked to nature for the source of truth
Emotion, imagination
Replaced logic and reason in American romanticism
Romanticism
A movement that glorified nature and celebrated individuality
Internal rhyme
Words that rhyme in the same line of poetry
Enjambment
The continuation of a sentence without a pause from one sentence to the next
Sonnet
14 line poem
Octave
First 8 lines of a sonnet
Sestet
Last 6 lines of a sonnet
Symbol
Something that stands for or represents something else