Jordi Avila 5.04 Understanding 20th Century Poetry

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Jordi Avila 5.04 Understanding 20th Century Poetry Complete the Timeline of Early 20th Century American Literature by adding ONE literary title (short story, novel, or poem) and ONE influential event for that literary title for each of the decades listed. You will also need to explain how the two pieces are connected. You should be able to complete this as you read through the lesson, filling in events on your timeline, however you may also use outside sources if you would like. You should have a total of eight events on your timeline before submitting it to your instructor. Timeline of Early 20th Century American Literature Example: 1905 – O'Henry's short story "The Gift of the Magi" contains many Biblical allusions, or references to the Bible. In the 20th century,
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Unformatted text preview: a writers' style and tone were often influenced by the King James Bible. 1900 Literary works on Modernism: Erza Pound Stream of Conciousness: Technique to undertsand the way the human thought process works. 1910 A Magazine of Verse a peom by Harriet Monroe Robert Frost published two poems in 1913 and 1914 and used what we know now as stanzas and common speech. 1920 T.S Elliot published The Waste Land and was full of deep and dark details and was known as a the hard truth of the world at the time. The Harlem Renaissance represented the growing of the African American Culture 1930 Stock Market Crash WWII Both showing dark and depressing literary works on problems in the U.S and around the world in the time period....
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