Flashcards - Prominent American Novelists

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Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer
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allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
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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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themes
In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats
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narrative poems
Narrative poetry is a form of poetry that tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well; the entire story is usually written in metered verse
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narrative poems
Narrative poetry is a form of poetry that tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well; the entire story is usually written in metered verse
themes
In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats
Herman Melville
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period
allegory
As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
William Faulkner
William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi
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
Emily Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet
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
free verse
Free verse is an open form of poetry
Samuel Clemens
Samuel Langhorne Clemens , better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author

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