Flashcards in english romanticism test Deck (50):
The Red Death it is based on a rare form on the Black Plague called ___________ plague, which attacked the blood stream
The author writes without the intent to make things symbolic, but the reader can draw symbols from the story
The author writes with the intent to make things symbolic or representative of something else
Allegory is a story with ____ meanings, a ____ meaning and a ____ meaning
Two; literal; symbolic
Prince Prospero represents ______, ______, and ______. On a deeper level he represents _________.
wealth, prosperity, and the aristocrats; man's futile attempt to escape death
The rooms in MORD represent the ______________.
Blue represents ______
Purple represents a transition to _______
Green represents the _____________
Orange represents ______________
White is ______
Violet is the _________
The red and black room representing the ____________________
seven stages of life; birth, transition to royalty, growth of youth, strength and maturity, purity, last stage, death and knowledge and wisdom with age
Name one aspect of Theory two and the seven deadly sins
Anger - the Prince becomes angry with the uninvited guest and attacks it.
The clock represents the __________, minute by minute
ticking away of life
The guess at the party was dressed as the ________
He wrote several stories that hold popularity,
_______ and _______
Washington Irving; Legend of Sleepy Hollow and
Rip Van Winkle
It should be noted that Irving was the first American to reach _____________.
International literary celebrity status
In “The Devil and Tom Walker” Irving uses _____ to show how hypocritical the Puritans of this era had become.
Washington Irving used ___________ in his work
Stock characters are characters who represent _______________
one human emotion or characteristics
Toms wife is a stock character for ______
Is a body of stories, legends, myths, ballads, songs, riddles, sayings, and other works arising out of the oral traditions of people around the globe
The main character of ________ refuses to be a
Devil and Tom Walker; slave trader
The devil is called
Old Scratch in Devil and Tom Walker
Tom Walker finds a _______ tied in an apron
heart and liver
In _________ a man sleeps for twenty years
Rip Van Winkle
In _________ a character plays nine pins with little men in the mountains
Rip Van Winkle
The poem begins at Midnight in December
Name four examples of light in the Raven
White bust of Pallas
Give three examples of darkness in the Raven
December at midnight
The bird's shadow
The narrator finds the bird to be a _________ that has come to take him away
The narrator slowly loses his ability to fight against the
The end of this poem is a vision of the phycological effects of complete ____________________
emotional, spiritual paralysis and despair
There are 3 Main Characters in Fall of House of Usher.....
Narrator- a boyhood friend of Usher
The ________ is symbolic as the embodiment of an individual
What does Madeline Usher symbolize?
A family secret and a dark urge
Tales of moving from the city to the country…
What are the 5 I's of Romanticism
Inspiration from nature
The ___________ took a turn toward the phycological exploration of the Human Mind
The most famous American Gothic was
Edgar Allan Poe
Was one of the most famous Romantic writers
James Fenimore Cooper
He wrote books about Westward expansion with the hero __________.
James Fenimore Cooper; Natty Bumppo
________ is considered the first true American Hero
The American Hero is…
young, innocent and pure of purpose, has a sense of honor based not only on society's rules but on a higher principle, has a knowledge of people and life based on deep, intuitive, understanding, loves nature and avoids towns, quests for higher truth in the natural world
Fireside poets had....
Families would read these poems aloud by the fire
These gothic tales often used ancient settings like ______, ______, ______, that had been privy to years of sinister or supernatural events.
castles, dungeons, or cathedrals
His mother died while he was 13
He married his 13 year old ________, who later died of _____________.
Poe; Virginia; tuberculosis
Poe was a…
He believed that every character, detail and incident in the story should contribute to the overall feel of the story
Poe; The Single Effect
__________ are often employed by Poe
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds
The repetition of consonant sounds