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What year is the Age of Revolution (the neoclassical and romantic period) ?

1688-1832

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What year the Neoclassical period ?

1688-1789

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The belief that human reason rather than revolution or authority is the source of all knowledge and the only valid basis for search

Rationalism

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A reverence for tradition as a source of authority of values in religion, morality, or art

Traditionalism

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The philosophical view that all knowledge originates in sensory experience (John Locke's philosophy that human beings know only what they see, hear, feel, taste, or smell and what they can conclude from reflecting on their sensory experience)

Empiricism

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Corrective ridicule in literature or a work that is designed to correct an evil by means of ridicule. Not to be confused with verbal irony or sarcasm (Dryden's "of satire's" purpose is to upbraid and to warn)

Satire

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A cultural attraction to the art and throughly of Ancient Greece and Rome. Beginning in 16th century Italy as a result of the study of classical literature

Neoclassicism

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A reaction against the cultural climate and values of neoclassicism. It insisted on the greater importance of 1) individualism 2) imagination 3) nature and 4) the distant

Romanticism

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The attempt in fiction to create an illusion of actuality by the use of seemingly random detail or by the inclusion of the ordinarily or unpleasant in life

Realism

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A long, stylized narrative poem celebrating the deeds of a national or ethnic hero

Epic

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A short, highly compressed poem making a wise o humorous observation and ending with a witty twist

Epigram

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A standard type of category of literature

Genre

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Drama that ends unhappily

Tragedy

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Drama that ends happily

Comedy

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A witty and often licentious satirical comedy popular during the reign of Charles ll

Comedy of Manners

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Highly emotionalized and moralized comedy designed to arouse benevolent feelings

Sentimental comedy

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Highly emotionalized and moralized tragedy designed to arouse benevolent feelings

Sentimental drama

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An 18th century reaction against neoclassicism that anticipated romanticism. I'm subject matter writers favored the quality picturesque of the pitiful, aiming to answer humane feelings through scenes of contentment or pathos

Sentimentalism

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Long, highly stylized lyric poem written in a complex stanza on a serious theme and often for a specific occasion

Ode

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As pair of rhymed lines written in iambic pentameter

Heroic couplet

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A poetic foot consisting of two syllables, the second of which is accented it repeats in a line of poetry 5 times

Iambic pentameter

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An invented prose narrative. Whether it is allegorical or not may serve the purpose of truth and virtue

Fiction

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The official poet of a nation or religion

Poet laureate

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Poetry written to enhance or make memorable a particular occasion, normally, public and contemporary

Occasional verse

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A story within a literal and an implied level of meaning the implied level of meaning may suggest actual persons, places, events, and situations or a set of ideas

Allegory

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Artificially selected and refined language once considered essential to poetic expression

Poetic diction

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The inclusion of minute, or even superfluous, details to create an allusion of actuality

Verisimilitude

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A special form of satire that mocks its subject by incongruous imitation either of its style or content of by incongruous representations in term of high seriousness

Burlesque

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A minor neoclassical poetic genre in which poetry, usually of high moral seriousness takes the form of an address to a friend

Verse epistle

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A variation of ballad stanza preudlent among hymns (the first and third lines usually also rhyme)

Common meter