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Postmodernism (1945-1970)

What era precedes postmodernism Modernism (~1910-1945) and The Harlem Renaissance (1917-1935) What era comes after postmodernism Both the Contemporary Era and Multiculturalism (both 1970-present) What was the Beat Generation Group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-WWII era. Bulk of work was published and popularized throughout the 1950s -includes Allen…

BOLD 207 ODEN MIDTERM

Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. Synthetic Parallelism A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression. Synonymous Parallelism A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, envy makes the bones rot. Antithetical Parallelism Robert Lowth…

Love and Relationships poetry quotes

When we two parted Pale grew thy cheek and cold, colder thy kiss Walking Away Like a satellite, wrenched from its orbit Walking away Love is proved in the letting go Loves Philosophy The moonbeams kiss the sea- What are all these kissings worth, if thou kiss not me? Eden rock She “looks my way/…

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1 Homer and Epic Poetry

aulos an ancient Greek double-reeded wind instrument lyre an ancient Greek string instrument harmonia an ancient Greek concept concerning the unification of parts into an orderly whole. In music, this manifested in how more importance was given to notes that had mathematically pleasing intervallic relationships, such as ratios of 1:2 or 2:3 on a plucked…

Poetry Forms – English 10

english sonnet a type of poem with 14 lines in three 4-line stanzas (quatrains) and one 2-line stanza (couplet) with a rhyming scheme of ABAB CDCD EFEF GG; also known as a Shakespearean sonnet; the end couplet usually plays a pivotal role, often a refutation, amplification, or conclusion of the three quatrains; in some, there…

Terms from Past AP Poetry and Prose Essay Prompts

tone An attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience, generally conveyed through the choice of words or the viewpoint of a writer on a particular subject. word choice Refers to a writer’s selection of words based on meaning (both denotative and connotative), specificity, level of diction, tone, and audience. Also called diction,…

English Sublime Poetry

Paradise Lost John Milton A Valediction Forbidding Mourning John Donne Death Be Not Proud John Donne The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Samuel Taylor Coleridge A Bird Came Down the Walk Emily Dickinson Ode on a Grecian Urn John Keats There’s a Certain Slant of Light Emily Dickinson Anecdote of the Jar Wallace Stevens The…

Romantic & Metaphysical Poetry

The writing of metaphysical poetry began during the – 1600s Of or relating to the transcendent or to a reality beyond what is perceptible/ abstract and theoretical reasoning Metaphysical To explore abstract concepts, the metaphysical poets use (2 things) Intellect and logic The central figure of the metaphysical movement John Donne Samuel Johnson criticized the…

Poetry Terms (Consonance and Assonance)

metaphor comparing two things that are unlike simile comparing two unlike things using “like” or “as” hyperbole figurative language that uses an extreme exaggeration personification figurative language in which a non-living entity is given human characteristics alliteration when a series of words have the repeated first sound of a word rhyme when two words sound…

literary terms allegory-monologue

allegory a narrative work of fiction or drama in which the elements characeters setting all work together to teach a moral lesson alliteration the repetition of similar sounds most often constant sounds at the beginning of words allusion a reference to a work of literature to a character place situaion antagonist a person or a…

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