Flashcards in Unit 11 Anti Naturalists Deck (39)
What became a common theme in Edwin Markham's poetry?
His concern for the plight of exploited people's
Edwin Markham proclaimed a steadfast romantic belief in what?
Man's potential to help himself
What runs counter to pessimism of most of the American naturalists?
His optimistic theme
What was the specific inspiration for Markham's writing "The Man With The Hoe"?
Seeing in Scribner's magazine a black and white reproduction of a painting by the French pastoral landscaping Jean Francois Millet
What is the theme of "The Man with the Hoe"?
Oppressed mankind will someday seek redress for his wrongs
What is the basis for optimism in Markham's works?
Markham's humanistic values
I'm the first stanza of "The Man with the Hoe", Markham uses rhetorical questions to imply what three things?
That the man with the hoe is little better than an animal
He has a face that reflects a brutal nature
He has a mind that has been dulled by his burdensome toil
What does line 7 in "The Man with the Hoe" mean?
That he is incapable of showing or feeling emotion
What does Markham underscore the contrast between in the second stanza of "The Man with the Hoe"?
What the man with the hoe is and what God wants him to be
What is the poetic device in lines 11-14 of "The Man with the Hoe"?
In line 30 of "The Man with the the Hoe" what does the word profaned mean?
He has been treated with contempt or irreverence
What does line 32 of "The Man with the Hoe" imply?
That the man protests against his present condition and will rise up against his future oppressors
What is the warning given in "The Man with the Hoe?"
The oppressed laborer may "rise to judge" his oppressor
Although the dominant tone is melancholic, the one optimist implication in the poem implies what?
That a solution to the problem presented is at least possible
What is Sidney Porter's real name?
Where are Sidney Porter's writing's popular besides America?
France, England, Russia
What is the trademark in the Porter's writings?
What is the title "The Gift of Magi"?
"THE gift of Magi" is found in a collection of stories entitled what?
"The Four Million"
What does Porter focus most on?
What is the theme of "The Gift of Magi"?
There is nothing wiser than a sacrificial token of love
What is the outcome of the story an example of?
Define situational irony
A contrast between supposition and reality
How would a naturalist probably have ended "The Gift of Magi"?
A naturalist probably would have ended with the character being bitter and pessimistic rather than appreciative and with wisdom
What cause Fanny Crosby's blindness?
An infection that scarred the corneas of her eyes at 6 weeks old
The period following the civil war was a time of what?
Religious revival and renewed interest in hymn writing
Why were Crosby's hymns effective?
Due to their simplistic conversational language
Name 3 characteristics of her poems
Use of familiar phrases
Uses allusions to scripture
Appeals to the emotion
What are the three basis types of songs used in churches?
Psalms set to music