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Romanticism

Romanticism

Romanticism. Romanticism. At the end of the eighteenth century, the intellectual movement known as romanticism emerged in reaction to Enlightenment ideas. The Enlightenment had stressed reason for discovering truth. The romantics emphasized feelings and imagination as sources of knowing.

By Antony
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The Purloined Letter

The Purloined Letter

The Purloined Letter. By Edgar Allen Poe. Discussion Questions. Is The Purloined Letter a successful detective story? Why or Why not? What role does imagination play in the story? At what point do characters appear to be using (or misusing) their imaginations ?

By Samuel
(497 views)

The Devil and Tom Walker

The Devil and Tom Walker

The Devil and Tom Walker. By Washington Irving. Washington Irving. The youngest and not too well educated son of a pious hardware importer and his amiable wife from New York City. He had a genius for inventing comic fictional narrators.

By hayley
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The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado. Edgar Allen Poe. The Cask of Amontillado. The narrator is telling a story of __________. The narrator is trying to get revenge on __________. Fortunato was an expert in ______________. The narrator was upset because ___________.

By anemone
(305 views)

Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation. Grade 12 Mr. Gribble. The Modern Era. It is a blend of many types of music. It blends forms of popular music such as jazz, blues, and folk and many new techniques. Claude Debussy 1862-1918.

By yule
(223 views)

The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum. The Pit and the Pendulum. Edgar Allen Poe wrote a frightening story A man awakens in a pit, bound A pendulum above him is a sword Each swing brings death closer “Nevertheless man, though in honor, does not remain; He is like the beasts that perish . “

By alyn
(438 views)

Chemical Reactions

Chemical Reactions

ICP – Chapter 21b. Chemical Reactions. Types of Reactions. There are six types of chemical reactions we will talk about: Synthesis reactions Decomposition reactions Single displacement reactions Double displacement reactions Combustion reactions Oxidation-Reduction reactions

By mari
(124 views)

Voice Lessons: Syntax

Voice Lessons: Syntax

Voice Lessons: Syntax. AP Language and Composition. Syntax 1. Consider:

By adin
(820 views)

Crime and Fiction

Crime and Fiction

Crime and Fiction. Session One: Introduction. Agenda. The programme The conventions of crime fiction are common knowledge Crime fiction is the narrative of narratives. The Programme. Primary literature: Graham Greene, Brighton Rock Tom Stoppard, The Real Inspector Hound

By albert
(298 views)

American Gothic

American Gothic

American Gothic. The Darker Side of Life. Meaning of Gothic. ‘to do with the Goths’ – referring to the barbarian tribes of Northern Europe Comes to signify all things medieval – architecture, art, and literature Synonymous with uncivilized, uncultivated, and chaotic

By esma
(176 views)

The Romantic Period of American Literature

The Romantic Period of American Literature

The Romantic Period of American Literature. 1800-1850

By gelsey
(887 views)

Literary Elements and Devices

Literary Elements and Devices

Literary Elements and Devices. Literary Elements. Refers to an aspect of a whole text Not characteristic of the author, but present throughout all works of literature Theme, conflict, setting, characters, point of view, etc…. Literary Elements. Literary Elements.

By roderick
(204 views)

MORPHINE

MORPHINE

Part One. MORPHINE. OPIUM ALKALOIDS. OPIUM. When the unripe seed capsule of the opium poppy ( Papaver somniferum ) is cut, a viscous milky liquid exudes. This is collected. On exposure to air the exudate dries and hardens, giving a hard but slightly sticky mass known as “opium”.

By maverick
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Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe. Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic. Best known for his gruesome tales and mysteries, Poe was one of the earliest American writers of the short story .

By luz
(203 views)

What is a Short Story?

What is a Short Story?

What is a Short Story?. This definition comes from Edgar Allen Poe’s essay “The Philosophy of Composition”. A Short story must be complete by itself It must be able to be read in one sitting. . What is a Short Story?.

By niabi
(395 views)

Phrases, Sentence Types, & Capitalization/Punctuation

Phrases, Sentence Types, & Capitalization/Punctuation

“The Cask of Amontillado”, by Edgar Allen Poe. Phrases, Sentence Types, & Capitalization/Punctuation. A SENTENCE is…. A group of words with a subject and a predicate which expresses a complete thought. A SUBJECT is the object that is doing the action.

By skyler
(122 views)

English Jeopardy

English Jeopardy

English Jeopardy. Jennifer Otto English . Word Fun. Parts of letter . Literary Terms. Authors/ Characters. More Literary Terms. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 500. 500. 500. 500. 500. Exit.

By jatin
(96 views)

Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe. 1809-1849. Beginnings. Born in Boston to traveling actors @2 father abandoned; mother died Raised by John Allan = a wealthy tobacco merchant Shaky relationship Never formally adopted as heir. Poe as a Young Adult. Dropped out of U of VA –substantial debt (gambling)

By selene
(96 views)

Monday Sponge: Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, or Personification?

Monday Sponge: Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, or Personification?

Monday Sponge: Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, or Personification?. The leaves are little yellow fish swimming on the water Type of figurative language _________________________ How do you know? ________________________________ There’s a faucet in the basement that dripped a drop all year

By galya
(1346 views)

CAPITALIZATION

CAPITALIZATION

CAPITALIZATION. DO CAPITALIZE. The first word of a sentence: My dog is not very smart. The first word in every line of a traditional poem: It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, (Edgar Allen Poe, “Annabel Lee”)

By arleen
(364 views)

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