unit 1 vocabulary test- American literature

unconscience having temporarily lost awareness; in a faint depths the deepest areas ancestors people from whom other people descend protruded stuck out exquisite very beautiful, delicate, carefully wrought afflicition something causing pain or suffering indications Read more…

Unit 3 American Literature Test Flashcards

False; tremendous amount of growth True of false: the romantic period was a time of little growth and change for the United States Distrust of civilization, nostalgia for the past, concern with individual freedom, interest Read more…

BJU American Literature PART THREE

Signs of New Beginnings • Passing of the Frontier • Coming of Modern Transportation • Difficulties Within the Nation New Forces Changing American Society • Nation’s rapid industrialization • Charles Darwin’s theory of biological evolution Read more…

American Literature Midterm

Diego Colon was a Taino Indian form the Behamas who was important because he made several voyages from the new world to Spain. Starting in 1492, the natives of the New World died in large Read more…

American Literature 1865-1900

The Continental Nation (1865-1900): The ideas of Charles Darwin and Herbert Spencer undermined the supernaturalistic basis of American morality. Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, The Read more…

American Literature Lesson 1

The periods of American literature are listed below: – Exploration Period and Colonial Period to 1776 – Revolutionary Period 1776 to 1787 – National Period 1787 to 1820 – Romantic Period 1820 to 1860 – Read more…

American Literature- Test 3

Naturalism application of Darwinism to literature Naturalism extreme form of Realism but with evolution as its base Naturalists had a distorted view of life, reality, and nature Emile Zola a major influence of the Naturalist Read more…

American literature test 8 Abeka

James whitcomb riley Wrote ” the frost is on the pumpkin” , also known for hossher poets Edwinmarkham Wrote “outwitted” R.G. Lee Preached ” evolution” Jonathan Edward Preached ” sinners in the hands of an Read more…

American Literature – Vocab 3 – Review

atrophy (v.) to waste away or fail to develop. efficacy (n.) the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness. [efficacious (adj.)] emolument (n.) salary or fees for work done; compensation. icon (n.) a religious Read more…

American Literature, Colonial Period

wrote “The General History of Virginia.” John Smith wrote “The History of the Dividing Line.” William Byrd wrote “Of Plymouth Plantation.” William Bradford wrote “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” Jonathan Edwards part Read more…

American Literature 2 test 1

Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) 1835-1910, San Francisco Circle, Local Color, “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” Writing with Sarcasm/Irony Bret Harte 1836-1902, San Francisco Circle, Local Color/Regionalism, “The Luck Of Roaring Camp,” Ambrose Read more…

Malandra American Lit II Exam 2

Modernism A style in which the story focuses on the problems of the society around the characters. It can also focus on the details of the surroundings -Disjunction -Fragmentation -Alienation Popular Modernism -Populist modernism -Sympathy Read more…

american lit exam

How old was Equiano when he was kidnapped? 11 Equiano records he was born in what African country? Nigeria After being shipped to Barbados, he was sent to __________________? Virginia How old was Equiano when Read more…

Regionalism in American Literature

regionalism literature that emphasizes a specific geographic setting and that reproduces the speech, behavior, and attitudes of the people who live in that region. local color A term applied to fiction which tends to place Read more…