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Flashcards in Literary Movements Deck (8)
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1

Renaissance

-14th to 17th century
-the rebirth of humanism

2

Neoclassicism

-18th century
-order and reason

3

Romanticism

-18th to 19th century
-imagination over reason

4

Realism

-verisimilitude, or resemblance of a fictitious work to a real event even if it is a far-fetched one.

5

Naturalism

-extreme realism

6

Existentialism

-humans inadequate to explain complex world

7

Magical Realism

-begins real, gets weird

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Expressionism

-objectify inner experience