Abeka English Literature Units 5-6

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One of the most formal and most complex types of lyrical poetry. It has a fixed purpose and deals with one dignified theme
Using words which sound like what they mean
John Dryden
“The Father of Modern Literary Criticism”
An Essay on Man
Theme: Human Reason
Written by Alexander Pope
An Essay on Man
“What can we reason but from what we know?”
a concise saying that is often witty or satiric
His dad
Wanted Robinson Crusoe to study law
Brought Robinson closer to God
Pet bird in Robinson Crusoe
The man Robinson Crusoe led to Christ
28 years
How long was Robinson on the island
Daniel Defoe
Author of Robinson Crusoe
To entertain women
Why was the tatler written
Strengthen virtue and disgretion
Theme of The Spectator
Commentaries on the Laws of England
God’s will
Law of Nature is
Found in Scripture
Revealed Law is
The Rambler
The paper published by Samuel Johnson
Wrote “The Life of Samuel Johnson”
In the morning
Best time to meet with God
George Whitefield joined the _________
John Wesley
Founder of Methodism
Isaac Watts
wrote his hymns before the great revival period
The Task
Theme: Nature as a creation of God for man to enjoy
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Obscure humble people buried in the church yard
The deserted village was called
Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog
“The man recover’d of the bite, the dog it was that died.”
Wrote: Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog
The lamb represents
Wrote: The Lamb and The Tyger
The tyger represents
Clod of clay represents
The pebble represents
Theme: human nature
A Red Red Rose
“O, my luve’s like a red, red rose”
Auld Lang Syne
Theme: nostalgia of past days
To a Mouse
Theme: Cannot predict the future
To a Mouse
“the best laid schemes o’mice an’ men”
To a Louse
Do not be a hypocrite
Scottish Life
Theme of The Cotter’s Saturday Night
The Cotter’s Saturday Night
“An honest man’s the noblest work of God”
the false idea that nature is a part of God
the romantic age was mainly a period of _____
Novel of manners
Lake Poets
Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey
French romantic writer
the greatest English poet since Milton initiated the Romantic Movement in England with his first edition of Lyrical Ballads of 1798
one of the most important pieces of English literary criticism
the worlds supreme poet of nature
Lines Written in Early Spring
Theme: The beauty of nature vs. the depravity of man
Expostulation and Reply
nature oppresses the mind
The Tables Turned
Nature is a teacher
London, 1802
Celebrates John Milton
To a Skylark
Theme: Don’t have to go far to be succesful
Nuns Fret Not at Their Convents Narrow Room the nuns are _______
The Wedding Guest
The man the ancient mariner is talking to
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
“Water water every where…”
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Theme: Love should bind together all things
A dream
Kubla Khan is based off a
Wrote: The Battle of Blenheim
The pointlessness of war
Theme of The Battle of Blenheim
Byronic hero
Byron introduced
the greatest English lyricist
Ode to the West Wind about ________
Theme: All things prone to change
“A thing of beauty is a joy forever”
Categories: English Literature