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English Final Review 16:39 1) Character ID 3) Literary Aesthetics (the “-isms”) 4) Quotation Analysis 5) Poetry Know the terms and concepts sheet Know the poems and their authors 6) Essays Modernism (1900 ~ 1940) ~ Emphasis upon metanarratives ~ Response to the vast technological changes of the early 20 th century ~ Artistic attempt to render, via fragmented, ambitious works, that changing globalized world ~ Cautious optimism borne of fear
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Post-Modernism (1940 – 2000) ~ Skepticism toward metanarratives ~ Embraces technology, depersonalization, a multiplicity of meanings ~ Globalization demands a de-emphasis of centers (i.e. imperialist nations, races, meaning itself) ~ Irony, sarcasm, detachment, humor, (POP CULTURE) ~ Privileges making meaning, rather that meaning itself New Sincerity (Post Post-Modernism) (2001 - ???) ~ You can combine all of these materials and ideas without sacrificing sincerity The term for the early 20 th century practice of exaggerating the news is “Yellow Journalism” just to make money. William Randolph Hearst is the real life person Kane is based off of. He made his money off
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Coakley during the Spring '11 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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