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  • Name three Shakespear plays. Romeo Juliet, Hamlet and Macbeth
  • What is a Sonnet? A 14 line poem.
  • What is a soliloquy? A monologue that a character gives to the audience.
  • What are some aesthetics and themes typical of the Renaissance? Themes: kings and usurpers, magic and religion Aesthetics: poem and plays
  • What is prose? Flowing text telling a coherent story, with narrator and dialogue
  • What is a novel? A long story written in prose, released in book form
  • What are some aesthetics and themes typical of the Romantic Period? Themes: nature, castles and ruins, imagination and feeling, freedom, horror and the supernatural, class differences, proto-feminism Aesthetics: prose and novel (one long story written in flowing text, released in book
  • Name three major authors of the Romantic Period, and their most important works. Mary Shelley (Frankenstein), Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice), Charles Dickens (Oliver Twist)
  • What are some aesthetics and themes typical of the Modern Period? Themes: psychology, positivism, rejection of tradition Aesthetics: unreliable narrator, stream of consciousness, realism
  • What are realism and surrealism? Realism: a style of writing (in prose) with detailed and precise descriptions (of characters, environments, etc. – even when those detailed are not important to the plot) Surrealism: Using the style of realism, but describing dreams and the subconscious.
  • What is an unreliable narrator? A narrator that can be wrong or lying to the audience
  • Name three major authors of the Modern Period, and their most important works. Virginia Woolf (Mrs Dalloway), F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby), Ernest Hemingway (The Old Man and the Sea)
  • What are some aesthetics and themes typical of the Postmodern Period? Themes: subjectivism, colonialism and post-colonialism, political allegory technology and science fiction Aesthetics: unreliable narrator, stream of consciousness, realism
  • Name three major authors of the Postmodern Period, and their most important works. George Orwell (Nineteen Eighty-four), Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart), Ken Kesey (One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest)

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