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Wykład - John Winthrop (1588 - 1649)

  • Politechnika Śląska
  • Historia literatury Amerykańskiej
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LITERATURA USA 25.10.2010 WYKŁAD John Winthrop (1588 - 1649) - Puritan minister, the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He wrote “The History of New England” and journal titled “John Winthrop's Christian Experience”. Plain style, cold, without human tremor, inability to doubt himself,...

Moby Dick streszczenie - wykład

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Chapter 1: Loomings The narrative of Moby-Dick begins with the famous brief sentence, “Call me Ishmael.” Ishmael, a sailor, describes a typical scene in New York City, with large groups of men gathering on their days off to contemplate the ocean and dream of a life at sea. He explains that he himse...

Puritanism and enlightenment - wykład

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History of American Literature - Handout 1: Puritanism (17th c.) and Enlightenment (18th c.) 1) America - the "New World" 2) First settlements: a) Jamestown, Virginia (1607) - Captain John Smith: A True Realtion of... Virginia (London, 1608); A Description of New England (1616)/ b) Plymo...

The Great Gatsby - wykład

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The Great Gatsby The narrator of The Great Gatsby is a young man from Minnesota named Nick Carraway. He not only narrates the story but casts himself as the book's author. He begins by commenting on himself, stating that he learned from his father to reserve judgment about other people, because if ...

Wykład - creation stories

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LITERATURA USA 4.10.2010 WYKŁAD Stories: - creation stories - how the world was created - stories of origin and emergence - who, what, why, where and how of their existence. Their tone is humorous or serious showing fears and aspirations of the trib...

Wykład - Democratic origins and revolutionary writers

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LITERATURA USA 8.11.2010 WYKŁAD Democratic origins and revolutionary writers (1776 - 1820). Rise of rationalism. In the early 17th century, superstition and supernatural still loomed in the mind of most colonials. The early colonists believed that the world was frightening and unpredictable, full o...

Wykład - Frost is capable of ringing changes on this theme of nature a...

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LITERATURA USA 9.05.2011 WYKŁAD Frost is capable of ringing changes on this theme of nature as enticement. “Come in” He comes to the `edge of the woods', it is dusk, it is dark there, there is a treat of the woods contained there The poem terms the woods `dark', and the `song' is allied to dark...

Wykład - Toward Modernism

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LITERATURA USA 11.04.2011 WYKŁAD Toward Modernism There are writers whose work can be placed in the context of later developments. Some of their themes and styles are generally regarded as bringing the gap between the reflexive poetry of Transcendentalism and Whitman, and modern poetry. Poetry ...

Wykład - Historical background

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LITERATURA USA 15.11.2010 WYKŁAD 22.11.2010 29.11.2010 6.12.2010 Making of a National Literature (1800 - 1865) Part 1 Historical background Expanding territories Immigrants are coming Shift from agriculture to industry Steamboat Locomotive Cotton gin Abolitionist Movement Native Americans r...

Wykład - After Apple Picking

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LITERATURA USA 16.05.2011 WYKŁAD “After Apple Picking” we see a drama of loss and salvation, man's covenant with earth (making good on our labour, on the fruits of the earth), vision through the glass, desire, for final knowledge and recognition, apple picking - dream from over-figure - medita...