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ENGL 3140


BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Hardy ENGLAND; "Drummer Hodge," "A Trampwoman's Tragedy," "Channel Firing," "Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Sassoon ENGLAND; "They," "The General," "Glory of Women," "Everyone Sang"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Owen ENGLAND; "Dulce Et Decorum Est,""Strange Meeting," "Disabled," "The Parable of the Old Man and the Young"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Flint and Pound ENGLAND (POUND = AMERICA); Imagisme, A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Loy ENGLAND; "Parturition," Feminist Manifesto, "Songs to Joannes"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Hulme ENGLAND; from Romanticism and Classicism
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Eliot AMERICA; The Waste Land, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prefrock
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: McKay JAMAICA; Old England, If We Must Die, Quashie to Buccra
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Bennett JAMAICA; Jamaica Language, Colonization in Reverse
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Orwell INDIA; Shooting an Elephant, Politics and the English Language
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Ngugi KENYA; Decolonising the Mind
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Rushdie INDIA; English is an Indian Literary Language
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Joyce IRELAND; A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Yeats IRELAND; "The Rose of the World," "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," "September 1913," "Easter, 1916," "The Second Coming," "Leda and the Swan," "Sailing to Byzantium," "Politics"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Woolf ENGLAND; Mrs. Dalloway, from a Room of One's Own
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Auden ENGLAND; "As I Walked Out One Evening," "Musee des Beaux Arts," "In Memory of W.B. Yeats," "The Unknown Citizen," "Poetry as Memorable Speech"
BIRTHPLACE AND PIECES: Smith ENGLAND; "Sunt Lenones," "Our Bog is Dood," "Not Waving but Drowning," "Pretty"
YEAR: Hardy's Wessex Poems 1898
YEAR: Conrad's Heart of Darkness 1899
YEAR: Pound's Blast 1914
YEAR: Eliot's The Waste Land 1922
YEAR: Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 1916
YEAR: Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway 1925
YEAR: Beckett's Waiting for Godot 1953
What do the literary terms subject and theme mean? Subject is what the work is literally about. Theme is the main point the author is making about that subject.
That year did Queen Victoria die? 1901
What year did the Edwardian period begin and what year did it end? 1901-1910
What are the major characteristics of Victorianism? Name at least three ways in which Victorian works distinguish themselves? conservative in subj and style (not innovative or experimental); didactic; sincere, focus on death rather than bodily functions or sex
What are the major characteristics of Modernism? Name at least four ways in which Modernist works distinguish themselves? consciously innovative (Pound's "Make It New"); reject Victorian conservative nature; not for popular audience; ironic; subjective experience
What was the Education Act of 1870? established a system of 'school boards' to build/manage schools; elementary edu act of 1870 established formal edu for children 5-12 in England and Wales, with subsequent laws making elementary education compulsory in 1880 and free of charge in 1891
What river does Marlow travel up in Conrad's Heart of Darkness? Congo River
What year did WWI begin and what year did it end? 1914-1918
Which of our authors served in WWI? Which of them were killed in the war? Owen (killed), Sassoon, Brooke (died while serving of infection)
Which poet did Wilfred Owen meet and come under the influence of while being treated for shellshock? Sassoon
Which poet from our readings wrote an open letter to his commanding officers saying that he believed the first World War had become a war of "aggression and conquest"? Sassoon
What is pararhyme? Which of our authors pioneered the use of pararhyme? partial rhyme between words with the same pattern of consonants but different vowels, such as light and late. Owen.
What are the basic rules of Imagism, as laid out by F.S. Flint and Ezra Pound? 1) Direct treatment of the "thing", whether subjective or objective 2) To use absolutely no word that does not contribute to the presentation 3) As regarding rhythm: to compose in sequence of the musical phrase, not in sequence of the metronome.
What year were women in Britain first granted the right to vote? 1918
Is Northern Ireland predominantly Catholic or Protestant? Generally speaking, what are the political differences between Catholic and Protestants in Ireland? Protestant. CATH: Native Irish ancestry, Nationalists (fighting for indep), Southern + western Ireland (including Dublin), Rural, Poor, Green. PRO: British ancestry, Unionists, Northern Ireland (including Belfast), Urban, Middle Class, Orange
Who helped T.S. Eliot edit and drastically pare down The Waste Land? Pound
Define the term "objective correlative." the presentation of objects or events to evoke emotion
What war did George Orwell report on? Spanish Civil War
What was the East India Company? massive export company that was the force behind much of the colonization of India
What was the Sepoy Rebellion and what year did it begin? 1857; It was a rebellion of 'Sepoys,' or native Indian troops, against the British colonization of India. It came as a response to what the Sepoys saw as attempts to convert them to Christianity (aka them ignoring customs of the native people).
What year did India gain independence? 1947
What is the difference between the United Kingdom (also known as Great Britain) and England? The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Define master-narrative. the "grand" narrative that explores the experiences and knowledge of a culture (often by ignoring or denying other cultures their own traditions a history)
Define cultural imperialism. imposes the values of one culture onto another. This usually means that everything that is European ("occidental") is considered superior and normal, and everything non-European ("oriental") is considered exotic and inferior.
Define hybridization. when imperialist ideas and values are superimposed on indigenous traditions.
What was the Easter Rebellion? in 1916, about 2000 Irish nationalists took over Dublin and declared independence (within 5 days suppressed; 15 leaders sent to death)
What was the Abbey Theatre? Which of our authors is affiliated with it? theatre in Dublin (Yeats helped start in 1904, focused on presenting Irish plays); Yeats
Which of our authors was part of secret societies such as the Theosophical Society and the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn? Yeats
What was the Bloomsbury Group? Which of our authors were a member of it? group of intellectuals and artists in Bloomsbury in 1st decade of 20th century; Woolf
What was the Married Women's Property Act and when was it established? 1870 and 1882; shift in way marriage regarded; provided wages and property which a wife earned through her own work as her own seperate property
What war did W.H. Auden witness and report on? Spanish Civil War
Which of our authors became naturalized as an American? Auden
Which of our authors drew "doodles" to accompany his or her poetry? Smith
What language, besides English, did Beckett primarily write in? French
What year did WWII begin and what year did it end? 1936-1945
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