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Representatives of Modernism in American literature-opracowanie

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Representatives of Modernism in American literature Henry James - he uses the “point of view” technique, which would culminate in the modernists' experimentation with “the stream of consciousness” narrative. The early American modernists from the beginning of the 20th century (mostly expatriates):...

Texts written by Puritans, Most important writers and their texts-opra...

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Texts written by Puritans: Sermons-most of God, least of man. Most of them were printed and read at home. Diaries-aiming at self-improvement, self-examination chronicle of day to day records without adding any comments. Journals Histories Autobiographies-concentrating on problems of spiritual l...

The Great Awakening, the Enlightenment, the Age of Reason-opracowanie

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The Great Awakening (1730s-1740s) Jonathan Edwards “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” George Whitfield The Enlightenment the 18th century European influence Development of science (Scientific revolution) Political developments: Emphasis upon l...

The Lost Generation and the Jazz Age-opracowanie

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The Lost Generation and the Jazz Age - American Literature in the Post-WWI decades Post World War I years in the United States: The end of the war The national per capita income increased by 30% Mass production - Ford Model T Easy credit and instalment buying Prohibition The radio Flappers, ...

Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson-opracowanie

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Transcendentalism To define Transcendentalism would mean `to grasp the ungraspable'. `a movement of feelings and beliefs hard to define'. 1836 (publication of Emerson's “Nature”) - The Transcendental Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Inspiration ...

Definition of metaphor, classifying metaphors-opracowanie

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Metaphor - a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally signifying one kind of object or idea is identified with or used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them, e.g. Jane is an angel Classifying metaphors: Concretive metaphor - uses a concrete term to talk abou...

Definitions of theme, speaker, tone

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The theme is the central idea that emerges from a literary work's treatment of its subject-matter. While the subject of a work is described concretely in terms of its action or the situation represented, its theme or themes will be described in more abstract terms (e.g. love, war, betrayal, fate, et...

Figures of speech - definitions - Simile, metonymy, synecdoche

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Simile - figure of speech involving a comparison between two unlike entities. In a simile, unlike a metaphor, the resemblance is indicated by the words “like” or “as” - her face was like a mask Metonymy - figure of speech in which the name of an object or concept is replaced with a word closely rel...

Poetry-structure - definitions

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Poetry - structure Definitions Fixed form poetry - may be categorized by the pattern of its metre, lines or stanzas. Metre - is the pattern of measured sound-units recurring more or less regularly in lines of verse. In quantitative metre the pattern is a sequence of long and short syllables coun...

Point of view, narrator - definitions

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Point of view - the perspective from which the story is told. First person point of view - the story is told by one of the characters. Unreliable narrator - a narrator whose view of the world differs widely from the true situation recognized by ...