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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding Jane Austen's novels or who are working with Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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- Students who need an efficient way to learn about Gothic and Romantic writings
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Gothic and Romantic Literature unit of a standard 11th grade English course. Topics covered include:
- Jane Austen
- Emily and Charlotte Bronte
- Romantic poetry
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1. Jane Austen: Biography and Major Novels
When you hear the name 'Jane Austen' you probably think about long dresses, stuffy tea parties and British accents - unless you don't know who she is. In that case, you really need to watch this video about the writer's life and works.
2. Pride and Prejudice: Plot and Character Analysis
In this lesson, we'll go over the quintessential romantic comedy, Pride and Prejudice. We'll take a look at all of the factors conspiring to keep Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy apart as well as read some of Jane Austen's sparkling prose.
3. Emily and Charlotte Bronte: Sisters and Authors
Long before JK Rowling dreamed up Fred and George Weasley, Charlotte and Elizabeth Bronte accomplished impressive things as siblings. Their family history is a sad one though, and their feelings of loss are evident in their most famous novels, Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.
4. Wuthering Heights: Plot Overview and Character Analysis
'Wuthering Heights' is Emily Bronte's only published novel, but if you're only going to publish one novel in your lifetime, this is a good one. Follow along as this lesson introduces you to the plot, characters and other aspects of this novel.
5. Jane Eyre: Summary, Characters and Analysis
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, was first published in 1847 under Bronte's pseudonym, Currier Bell. It's about a girl named - not surprisingly - Jane Eyre, and it's a bildungsroman, a coming-of-age story that follows Jane from childhood through motherhood. Many elements of Jane's life are similar to events in Charlotte Bronte's life. Because the work features a strong-willed and intelligent woman, it's often considered to be an early feminist text.
6. Introduction to Romantic Poetry: Overview of Authors and Works
Like the French Revolution that helped inspire it, the Romantic poetry movement signaled massive, controversial changes with ramifications that are still being felt today. Watch this video lesson for an introduction to Romantic poetry, including descriptions of the major authors and significant works.
7. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Romantic poet or rock star? Ok, he's a Romantic poet. In this lesson, you'll learn about one of the founders of the Romantic movement and how his life, full of drugs, women and poetry, is not too different from today's rock stars.
8. Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Summary and Analysis
What do you like in a great story? Zombies? Mystery at sea? Ghosts? Large birds? What if you could have them all? You can! In this lesson, we're going to explore the famed Romantic poem ''The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,'' by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
9. Gothic Novels: Characteristics & Examples
In this lesson, we'll look at the rise of the Gothic novel and its popularity, identify some of the major characteristics and themes of the gothic, and discuss a few examples from classic literature.
10. Lady Catherine in Pride and Prejudice: Character Analysis & Concept
During this lesson, we'll learn about Lady Catherine from Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. After a brief summary to establish context, we'll analyze Lady Catherine's role in the work and how that role influences the novel's main themes.
11. Roderick Usher: Character Analysis & Overview
Edgar Allan Poe's story 'The Fall of the House of Usher' is one of the best known (and creepiest) of his stories. A big part of the story's fame is due to the strange character, Roderick Usher. Read on to find out more about this character and what makes him so strange!
12. Figurative Language in Wuthering Heights
In ''Wuthering Heights'' by Emily Bronte, several types of figurative language are used to engage readers in this story of the self-destructive desire for revenge. In this lesson, we review examples of alliteration, hyperbole, metaphor, onomatopoeia, paradox, and simile from the novel.
13. Figurative Language in Jane Eyre
'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Brontë is the complicated love story of Jane and Rochester. In this lesson, we will learn how the author uses figurative language to describe Jane's emotional state throughout her journey.
14. English Romanticism Characteristics
Romanticism was an artistic and literary movement that came to England in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and had a profound impact on English literature. English Romantic literature is characterized by a love of nature, distrust of reason, and rejection of traditional authority.
15. Dark Romanticism: Definition, Poems & Books
Chances are you are familiar with Romanticism, but what is Dark Romanticism? As this lesson shows, it explores much of the darkest sides of human existence.
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