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  • Alexi Anderson, Kaylin Kozesky, Jason Poruznik, Bekah SchultzAlexi Anderson, Kaylin Kozesky, Jason Poruznik, Bekah Schultz
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  • Background: Born into a high level English society class Lived the life of a country gentleman until WWI started He was a patriot and an idealist but after 2yrs his view were stark and savage depicting trench warfare. Diagnosed with shellshock and was put in a hospital where he met Wilfred Owen Works: - Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man (1928) - The Rear-Guard (1917) (1886-1967)
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  • (1893-1918) Background: Was interested in experimental techniques and mastered the half rhyme His model was John Keats and he studied the French poets His poetry progress was made in the war trenches and military hospitals Work: Dulce et Decorum Est
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  • Background: Wrote serious idealistic novels dealing with moral dilemmas and his light entertainments and thrillers His intention was to always tell the truth His Catholic faith later in life was an important factor to his writing Works: -The Man Within (1929) - his first novel -Stamboul Train (1932) -Brighton Rock (1938) -The Power and the Glory (1940) -The Destroyers
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  • (1930-1998) Background: Used violent nature imagery to symbolize the human condition Was married to Sylvia Plath Was accused of being responsible for her death To him, nature represented the darkest impulses of the human heart Work: -Hawk Roosting
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  • Background: Ulysses was originally thought too scandalous to be printed Influenced modern writers by portraying the flow of thought Used stream of consciousness- attempt to portray the thinking mind directly Works: - Ulysses (1922) - Araby (1882-1941)
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  • Background: Began publishing poems when he was a teacher Traveled to Italy and while there he began to see industrialized England as corrosive and oppressive Believed in blood knowledge- balancing ones animal sense with ones intellect Works: -The Rocking-Horse Winner (1885-1930)
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  • Background: Wrote most of his most famous works before he was 20 As a child he was continually torn between a wish to live up to the expectations of his father and the impulse to please his mother His poems are a mix of intricate complication and preacher-like eloquence Works: - Fern Hill - In my craft or sullen art -Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night (1914-1953)
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  • Background: Works: - Brave New World (1931) (1894-1963)
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  • Summary: This poem tells or the horrors of a man stumbling through trenches during WWI. He finds himself upon the corpse of a soldier.
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  • Literary Terms: Trench Poet- Poets who wrote war poetry but hoped their work would survive and continue to serve as a warning. (EX: Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen) Oxymoron- a figure of speech that combines apparently contradictory ideas.
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  • Analysis: Imagery: helps the audience see the action and feel the emotions better in the poem. Irony: Tell the dead soldier to guide him through the tunnel Oxymoron: rosy gloom
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  • Summary: This poem is about the consequences that happen to a soldier who does not get his mask on promptly.
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  • Literary Terms: Hyperbole a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or create a comic effect. Simile- A figure of speech that makes a comparison between between two seemingly unlike things by using a connective world such as like, as, than, or resembles. Tone- The attitude a writer takes toward a reader, a subject, or a character.
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  • Analysis: Oxymoron: -Ecstasy of fumbling -Desperate glory Simile: -floundring like a man in fire or lime -obscene as cancer -bitter as the end of vile Tone: -disgusted Hyperbole: -His hanging face, like a devils sick of sin; If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood Come gargling fro the froth-corrupted lungs, Obscene as cancer, bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues,- (lns20-24).
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  • Literary Terms: Irony a contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality- between what is said and what is really meant between what is expected and what really happens between what appears to be true and what really is true
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  • Summary: This poem is about a hawk seeking after its prey and its' thoughts during the process
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  • Literary Terms: Personification- giving a creature or object characteristics akin to human consciousness, desire, and will.
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  • Analysis: Personification: The hawk is introspective and reflective. The hawk knows what is his and no one can deny him his right to his prey.
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  • Summary: This poem is about Sylvia Plath reciting Chaucer in a field.
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  • Literary Terms: Imagery- language that appeals to the sense
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  • Summary: A boy falls in love with a young neighbor girl. Eventually he speaks to her and finds out she is unable to attend the Araby she wanted to go to. He promises to go to the carnival and get her a gift. Unfortunately he is unable to obtain her a gift and has a treacherous realization.
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  • Literary Terms: Epiphany- a moment of sudden insight or revelation experienced by a character
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  • Analysis: Irony: -He went on a quest to get her a gift and doesn't get it - His love for the girl is overblown and in the end he gets nothing in return Epiphany: -He realizes his "love" was for nothing I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity: and my eyes burned with anguish and anger (Probst,990).
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  • Summary: A young English woman marries a man with no "luck". She is constantly haunted by her failures and her children notice it. Paul, her son wants to help his mother obtain luck. His childhood rocking horse gives Paul knowledge of horses that will win the Derby. In the end, Paul tries to obtain luck and dies in the process.
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  • Literary Terms: Theme the central idea or insight of a work of literature
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  • Literary Terms: Theme: - Materialism leads to the exclusion of more important things such as love.
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  • Literary Terms: Paradox- An apparent contradiction that is actually true. Lyric Poetry- Poetry that focuses on expressing emotions or thoughts, rather than on telling a story.
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  • Analysis: Personification: - Time is personified when it lets him hail and climb and play and be Paradox: - He's saying that the lovers are his audience and who he writes poetry for but, they don't directly support him. Imagery: -wanderer white with the dew - spellbound horses walking warm out of the whinnying green stable Lyric poem: - Focuses on his thoughts and emotions about his memories of his childhood.
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  • Literary Terms: Theme-
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  • Literary Terms: Elegy- a poem that mourns death of a person or laments something lost.
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  • Analysis: Metaphors: - good night being compared to death - light compared to life
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  • Edgar Allan Poe created the most influential theoretical foundations for the short story. -read in one sitting= more effective and unified -people in extreme states both physically or emotionally
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  • Literary Terms (1): Closure- the feeling that one has reached a satisfactory conclusion Trick ending- surprising twist ending Realism- a literary movement that developed in the latter part of the 19 th century; portrayed life as it really was and not what they wished or feared it to be A realist painting- depicting apples as they are not as they wished or feared
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  • Literary Terms (2): Slice of life- snapshots of a variety of places and social class Psychological realism- characters perceptions and motivations in a story Dramatic irony- readers knowing more than the character in a story
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  • 3 Concepts: 1.It is more likely to concerned with nuances of character than with construction of fast paced plot 1.It is more apt to imply important facts and psychological truths than to state directly 1.It is more to apt to move toward a revelation of truth than to an effect
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  • Probst, Robert E., Robert Anderson, and John Leggett. Elements of Literature. Literature of Britain with World Classics. Sixth Course ed. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2000. Print.