Dark Romanticism: Anti-Transcendentalism
Characteristics of Dark Romanticism:
Explores the conflict between good and evil.
Explores the psychological effects of guilt/sin.
Says people are essentially perverse, or given to evil.
The are like
Early American Writers: Study Guide
The Quiz will be multiple choice and short answer based on the information below:
The Puritans believed that God pre-determined who would go to heaven (saved)
and who would go to hell (damned). No
American Literature: The Age of Romanticism
A. Era: 1800-1860.
1. Everything is a reflection of the divine soul or oversoul.
2. All souls are connected in the oversoul or world soul.
3. Truth goes beyond what you
Answering open-ended responses on a timed test:
1. Description: An open-ended response is a 2-5 paragraph short essay. As such, the introduction
should have a clear thesis or topic statement. The easiest way to create a topic statement is to
restate the w
Notes on the Civil War Era A. 1850-1890 war and its aftermath
B. Major differences between the north and south besides slavery: north was
industrial than the south, had more money, more immigrants and more people.
North regarded federal government as prim
The Great Gatsby
American Literature: Ms. Baronne and Mrs. Beltz
Characters: Be prepared to answer several questions related to the major characters of
Nick Carraway: He is the narrator of the story. He moves East from the Midwest
The Age of Rationalism: Revolutionary Writers (1750-1800)
Rationalism: the belief that human beings can discover the truth by using reason rather
than by relying solely on religious faith.
Deism: The belief that god created the natural word and its laws,