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10/3 Notes 16:07 What would Jane Austen have to say to Twilight ? She would go against the engaging qualities and dislikes the fake aspects of it Fantasy vs. Reality Would not like Bella Swan, not an Austen heroine because she’s quite dumb, no qualities that make you want to be her What kind of reader has Austen created in Catherine? And in the book’s reader? Austen created an avid reader in Catherine who is able to get lost in the novel or story she is reading. She looks at life as if it is one of her novels and is eager to find the gothic aspect in the world around her. Austen wants the book’s reader to have an analytical quality to them What is Matthew Arnold’s argument in the essay? What is his reading of the Romantic poets? Work should be criticized for what it is, and get rid of the extraneous stuff Criticism should be disinterestedness (get rid of other qualities) Not caught up in other politics or social events, see the work as it is Criticism should be “The best that is known and thought in the world” ***WILL BE ON THE FINAL Timeline 1807: Abolition of slavery in Britain 1830 1832: First Reform Bill (extended the voting rights to 1 in 6 men in Britain) 1833: Abolition of slavery in all British colonies 1837: Victoria Ascends Throne
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1840 1850: Wordsworth dies, Tennyson’s In Memoriam becomes new poet laureate 1854—56: Crimean War 1859: Darwin’s On the Origin of Species 1860 1861-65: 1870 1871: Darwin’s The Descent of Man 1888 1890 1901: Death of Victoria
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10/10 (Rossetti, Hunt, Millais) 16:07 Dante Gabriel Rossetti William Holman Hunt John Everett Millais They get together and decide they’re going to call themselves “Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood” (1848) Get fed up with the ideals of the royal academy of art The Blessed Damozel-Dante Gabriel Rossetti They both want to be reunited in heaven; physically reunited The spiritual is the vehicle for our physical reunion; its going to be like it was on earth but up here Line 14 : “one of g-ds choristers”, basically an angel Lines 41-42: says souls and talks about them going up and joining g-d Line 43: mention of physicality Line 139-144: describes physical characteristics; was “vague in distant spheres” References to aureoles in lines 73 and 124 Lines 97-102: describes “endless unity” they have Jenny-Dante Gabriel Rossetti She’s a prostitute, he doesn’t respect her, blames her for the sins she’s committing He doesn’t take responsibility for his part He moves her head when she’s asleep and puts it on the pillow and puts the money in her hair as a reminder of her job so when she wakes up it’ll fall out Jenny is like a rose shut in a book that pure women are not supposed to read
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Darwin 16:07 The Descent of Man-Darwin -Applies evolutionary theory to human evolution -Man comes from the ape -Because the individuals of one sex like those of another, then the offspring of the pair would become modified in the same manner The Origin of Species-Darwin -Everything (animals, plants etc) are all fighting against each other to survive
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