Flashcards in Anti-naturalists Deck (38)
Edwin Markham's concern for the plight of exploited people's became a what in his poetry?
Edwin Markham proclaimed a steadfast romantic belief in man's what?
Potential to help himself
The specific inspiration for to write "the man with the hoe" came when he saw what?
A scribner's magazine of a painting by a French pastoral landscapist Jean Francois millet
What is the theme of the poem " the man with the hoe"
Oppressed mankind will someday seek redress for his wrongs
The basis for optimism implied in "the man with the hoe" is what?
Markham's humanistic values
In the first stanza Markham uses rhetorical questions to imply that the man with the hoe is what?
-is little better than an animal
-has a face that reflects a brutal nature
-has a mind that has been dulled by his burdensome toil
In "the man with the hoe" line 7 means what?
He is incapable of showing or feeling emotion
In the second stanza of "the man with the ho" Markham underscores the contrast between what?
What the man with the ho is and what God created him to be
In "the man with the ho" the poetic device used is what?
In line 30 of "the man with the hoe" the what word means he has been treated with contempt and irreverence?
In line 32 of "the man with the ho" implies what?
That the man with the ho protests against his present condition and will rise up against his future oppressors
In the poem "the man with the ho" the warning given is what?
Is that the oppressed laborer may "rise to judge" his oppressor
Although the dominant tone of "the man with the ho" is melancholic, the one optimistic implication is the poem's warning implies what?
That a solution to the problem presented is at least possible
What is William Sidney porter's pen name?
William porter's writings are not just popular in America but also where?
France, England, and Russia
William porter's trademark in writing is what?
The surprise ending
The title of "the gift of the magi" is a what?
The story "the gift of the magi" is found in a collection of stories entitled what?
The four million
William porter focuses on what in his writings?
What is the theme of the story "the gift of the magi"?
There is nothing wiser than a sacrificial token of love
The outcome of the story "the gift of the magi" is an example of what kind of irony?
Define situational irony
A contrast between supposition and reality
How would a naturalist end "the gift of the magi"?
A naturalist probably would have ended with the characters being bitter and pessimistic rather than appreciative and with wisdom
How did fanny Crosby's eyes become blind?
By an infection that scarred the corneas on her eyes at 6 weeks of age
The period following the civil war was a time of what?
Religious revival and renewed interest in hymn-writing
Fanny Crosby's hymn were effective due to what?
To their simplistic conversational language
What are the characteristics of fanny Crosby's poems?
-use of familiar phrases
-allusions to scripture
-appeals to the emotion
What are the three types of basis for songs used in church?
-psalms set to music
What does contrition mean?
Sincere, deep sorrow for sin