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Modern Period

Modern Period WGU

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Modern Period noted for works characterized by a transnational focus, formal or stylistic unconventionality, or interest in repressed or unconscious material. Begins w/the outbreak of WWI and ends at the conclusion of WWII.
Characteristics of Modern Period Traditional means of expression no longer sufficient, rejected enlightenment thinking (human beings able to perfect themselves), rejected existence of one God, questioned pre-established views and assumptions.
Existentialism Human beings are free but wholly responsible for what they make of themselves. This scares them and leads them to despair.
Freudian Criticism Critics see the text as if it were a kind of dream. The text represses its real content behind obvious content. Critic analyzes the language and symbolism to reverse the process of the dream work and arrive at the underlying thoughts.
Imagists Stated that poetic ideas are best expressed by the actual rendering of concrete images without superfluous commentary.A hard, clear, concentrated poetry, free of stilted and artificial vocabulary, meter, and imagery.
Modern attempted to move from the bonds of Realist literature and to introduce concepts such as disjointed timelines, often features a marked pessimism, examining subject matter that is traditionally mundane. Anti-romantic period.
Modern period in English Literature Experimental examination of the inner self sometimes thru stream of consciousness. Anti-romantic.
Naturalism The practice of describing precisely the actual circumstances of human life in literature
Naturalistic Period a group of writers disillusioned by American idealism. Rejected many aspects of American culture, creating a new polished style of writing, satire, and recalling simpler times in American history when society was more structured and had tradition.
Oedipus Complex A subconscious sexual desire in a child, especially a male, for the parent of the opposite sex, usually accompanied by hostility to the parent of the same sex.In psychoanalysis, a subconscious sexual desire
Stream of consciousness A literary technique that presents the thoughts and feelings of a character as they occur.
Stream of consciousness novel To represent the mind at work, a writer may incorporate snatches of thought and grammatical constructions that do not seem coherent because they are based on the free association of ideas and images.
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