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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