American Literature intro

American Literature intro - o Taken from another book of...

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American Literature Before settlers 300 cultures, 200 languages 80-100 million ppl (only 60 million in Europe) Problems with studying Native Americans Can’t place exact timeline on origins Many are oral traditions o Written form does not encapsulate everything o Need attentive listeners Seneca o Originated many years before Christ
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Unformatted text preview: o Taken from another book of stories o Lot of description and detail America o Colonial Virginia vs Western Hemisphere o Colonial Virginia-Euro descent, English (Great Britain), Religion (Christian), Language (English) o Western Hemisphere-North America before contact...
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