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Flashcards - GACE English: Context in Literary Works

Flashcards - GACE English: Context in Literary Works
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New Criticism
New Criticism was a formalist movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century
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Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist
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Langston Hughes
James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri
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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
Langston Hughes
James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist
New Criticism
New Criticism was a formalist movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century
Emily Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet
Postmodernism
Postmodernism describes both an era and a broad movement that developed in the late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism which marked a departure from modernism
Deconstruction
Deconstruction is a critical outlook concerned with the relationship between text and meaning
formalism
Formalism is a school of literary criticism and literary theory having mainly to do with structural purposes of a particular text

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