Ch 7: Literary Modernism

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and learn about the different aspects of Modernist literature. Complete your study of literary modernism with the quick quizzes that accompany each lesson.

Modernist literary works are defined by their fragmented style, their enigmatic characters, and their uncompromising situations. Authors like F. Scott Fitzgerald and D.H. Lawrence exemplify this era. This chapter will cover early Modernism and include discussions on its authors and work. In these lessons, you'll learn more about what Modernism is, what characteristics define these pieces and how Modernism is reflected in written work. As you study different pieces from this movement, you'll get to explore plots, characters and discussions of styles and influences. Some of what you'll study includes:

  • The works and style of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • A look at Mrs. Dalloway
  • The controversy surrounding D.H. Lawrence
  • Authors and poets of the movement

Video Objective
Early Modernism Discover more about this movement, including what characterizes its work and its famous authors, like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis.
Mrs. Dalloway: Analysis of Characters and Style Explore this 1925 novel written by Virginia Woolf, including its plot, characters and style.
Introduction to D.H. Lawrence: His Works and Controversy Analyze Lawrence's controversial style, how politics influenced him and his famous works, such as Lady Chatterley's Lover
Even More Modernists: Proud, Stein, and Mansfield Examine other authors of this movement, including information about their lives and work.
Science Fiction Learn more about this type of writing, including a look at writers such as Asimov and Bradbury.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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