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The Modern Era
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The three characteristics of modern literature.
deliberate obscurity, disillusionment, and secularization
The two major poets of the modern era
Yeats and Eliot
This is Joyce's technique for writing fiction wherein the narrative is "composed of the characters' internal monologues."
"Stream of Consciousness"
This literary term is "an intuitive grasp of reality through something simple and striking."
"This is the way that the wolds ends/Not with a bang but a whimper" is taken from this literary work.
"The Hollow Men"
True or False: The speaker of "When I Was One-and-Twenty" only became disillusioned at an old age.
True or False: The images in "Preludes" are deceptively pleasant.
True or False: Rosemary Fell does not change, despite her discoveries in "A Cup of Tea."
True or False: The speaker of "Wild Swans at Coole" feels uncertain about the afterlife.
These two things are in transition at the beginning of "Wild Swans at Coole."
the nation and the year
This Latin term best describes the theme of "Loveliest of Trees."
Yeats was closely associated with this political movement.
These are the two influential women to Yeats' poetry.
Lady Gregory and Maud Gonne
This is the city that James Joyce is associated with.
This is the reason why the Irish Airman (In "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death") choses to fight in the war.
he has nothing to live for
This ancient Roman work is referred to in "Sailing to Byzantium" in reference to the "golden bough."
"To an Athlete Dying Young" views the athlete from these three perspectives.
past, present, futre
This is the reason why the speaker is sad in "With Rue My Hear is Laden."
all of his friends are dead
This word best describes the tone of "Wild Swans at Coole."
This is the way that the speaker hopes to find immortality in "Sailing to Byzantium."
This is the speaker's cause of ignorance in "Araby."
his Romantic idealism
True or False: the narrator of "Araby" has an epiphany when the lights all turn on at the bazaar.
This word (self-indulgent, adventurous, or charitable) best describes Rosemary Fell in "A Cup of Tea."
The title "Preludes" is a reference to this.
The epigraph of "The Hollow Men" ("Mistah Kurtz- he dead...") refers to this modern novel.
Heart of Darkness by Conrad
This the complicated poetic form that "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" is written in.
"Fern Hill" represents a conflict between these two things.
time and youth
This is the addressee of "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night."
the speaker's father
This major historical event cause the people of the modern era to question humanism.
the World Wars
This major historical event cause the people of the modern era to question their faith.
the rise of Darwinism
This major historical event cause the people of the modern era to question British Nationalism.
the decline of British Imperialism
This major historical event cause the people of the modern era to question the government.
the transition to Democratic Socialism
These are the two major characteristics of Housman's poetry.
pessimism and a focus on the young/youth
Theme of "Araby" (understanding versus ignorance) is represented by this image.
light and dark
The golden bough in "Sailing to Byzantium" represents this.
an artificial ticket to immortality
"Fern Hill" alludes to this bible story.
Adam and Eve
"The Force that Through the Green Fuse Drives" alludes to this Shakespearean work.
Romeo and Juliet
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