Flashcards - CSET English: Overview of American Literature

Flashcards - CSET English: Overview of American Literature
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline
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A symbol is a sign that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer
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Herman Melville
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period
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Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic
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Expressionism
Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century
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Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
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Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance, a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanned the 1920s
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Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance, a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanned the 1920s
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
Expressionism
Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic
Herman Melville
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer
symbol
A symbol is a sign that represents, stands for or suggests another idea, visual image, belief, action or material entity
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline
free verse
Free verse is an open form of poetry
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson , known professionally as Waldo Emerson, was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century
the Lost Generation
The "Lost Generation" was the generation that came of age during World War I
Beat Generation
The Beat Generation was a group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-World War II era
sexuality
Human sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses
ratify
Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent where the agent lacked authority to legally bind the principal
The Federalist Papers
The Federalist is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution
archetypes
The concept of an archetype /ˈɑË?rkɪtaɪp/ appears in areas relating to behavior, modern psychological theory, and literary analysis
psychological
Psychology is the study of behavior and mind, embracing all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought

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