Midterm Review for ENG 225

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Midterm Review for ENG 225 5 questions out of 10 o Time Period (Puritans, Enlightenment, Romanticisim, Transcendentalism) o Genre o Writing style o Not Baysolm o Franklin, Ivring, Sigourney, Bryant, Bradstreet, Poe, Winthrop, Mather, Emerson, Thoreau Emerson & Thoreau – Transcendentalism, Nature Thoreau- didn’t want to pay his taxes. If you support the govt then you support the things they do “Civil Disobidience” Emerson- Poe - Length, unity of effect (aesthetic), method Irving – Satire, know his politics, Franklin – Enlightenment, Father Abraham, Satirical, point he’s making… whats the jist of his argument Poets: Bradstreet Sigourney – Slaveship, America needs to keep its promises, tea party person Bryant – Romanticism, focused on death… it’s inevitable and everybody dies, go back to nature, don’t worry about it and live a good life Mather – Demons, possession, Puritan- believed in demons and
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Unformatted text preview: witches, led to Salem Witch Trials Winthrop – A Model of Christian Charity, role in the community, some people will be poor some people wont have good lives but that’s their role in society. Short of a caste system. o Puritanism know about it o Transcendentalism – microcosm of the soul o Enlightenment – who were the influences, Locke o Probably NOT the Great Awakening – reaction to the enlightenment though o Romanticism, Gothicism o America is perfect place for transcendentalism because forested and agrarian – pure nature “hey I think I see God” Take Home o Won’t need thesis. Turn question around for thesis Agenda Week of Oct 18 Hawthorne o 1276 “My Kinsman” o 1289 “YGB” o 1298 “Wakefield” o 1311 “Minister’s” o 1320 “Birthmark” o 1332 “Rappaccini’s D.” o 1352 (maybe) “...
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