Note for EN 206 with Professor Miller at UA-EN 206 Finals Study Guide
Note for EN 206 with Professor Miller at UA-EN 206 Finals Study Guide
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EN 206 Finals Study Guide The Function of Criticism at the Present Time by Matthew Arnold Criticism one person speaking for a larger body should not be onesided Ideologies political and religious dangerous stating what you ve been taught not your opinion your mind is already made up Critical vs Creative Work 0 Critical is about something 0 Creative is something creative work and reactionary 0 Arnold emphasizes critical in uencing creative more so than creative in uencing critical 0 English literature is focused on creative writing Critical calltoaction being able to see the work as it really is starting de nitionobj ect of criticism Critical is less than creative but there needs to be a balance Conditions play a role prepare the conditions for great works to be brought in Need to be writing about current ideassigni cance Critical is responsible for discovery creative is reacting to critical Epoch period of time Truth criticism tries to move it closer to truth To make the best ideas prevail avalanche effect Not more important than creative activity Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti Maids young unmarried women tempted to come buy the goblin s fruit Fruit emptationforbidden fruit More succulent and sensuous than normal Animalistic and savage characteristics of the men goblins Inversion of the notion of sirens men seducing women vs women tempting men feministic Analogous to sex reading in between for children s literature Sexual temptation and drug addiction Innocence vs Experience One can t exist without the other Fallen women Can t get out of the throws of addiction not withdrawals Hallucination Mob mentality goblins Under siege Like an exorcism Innocence experience and something else o Moral component Jabberwocky by Lewis Ca1roll o Didactic moral lessonsactions consequences 0 Language uses made up words so that everyone can have their own interpretation when words don t have real meaning ex tone of the beginning and end of the poem Humpty Dumpty 0n Jabberwocky by Lewis Ca1roll o Skewing the educational system 0 Entertainment The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Ca1roll o The elderly are set in their ways while the young are more adept to change 0 Cautionary tale 0 Commentary on rhetoric 0 Beginning of modern children s literature The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde o Binaries Jack vs Ernest Country vs City Truth vs Lie Jack vs Algernon Gwendolyn vs Cecily Art for art s sake Trivial looked at with seriousness seriousness looked at with triviality Commentary on order Bunbury and Ernest are used to escape the rules of society Legitamacy money family education apperance The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy 0 Similar to Keat s Ode to a Nightingale 0 Death is a major theme death of the land death of the century written on last day ofthe century Dec 31 1900 o No hope lines 3032 0 Why are you singing o No cause forjoy The Convergence of the Twain by Thomas Hardy o Sinks beautiful still 0 Nature doesn t care 0 Nature beats man 7 Ozymandias To A Louse Can t see anything it s black Man vs Nature Nature will win everytime Inevitable The Second Coming pg 2183 by William Butler Yeats 0 End of the world 0 Revolution 0 World War 1 o m world works in cyclical pattern everything repeats moment of the second coming is where they met Easter 1916 by William Butler Yeats o Guilt this is what it took to get people to join the cause he used to treat them indifferently but now they are dead 0 The guys were not soldiers they were just regular people 0 Memorial to the people that were shot MacDonagh MacBride Conolly Araby by James Joyce Impossibility of love he s infatuated with her she s older and training to be a nun Wanting something you can t have Young innocent notion of love Everyone loves someone someone they can t haverelatable Shallow super cial conversation adult notion of love Realizing himself as vain Love is Innocence to Experience Epiphany Doesn t like what he sees Takes it very seriously The Dead by James Joyce 0 Style No quotation marks Makes him different Because of the speech of the party atmosphere and how you hear things 0 Gabriel wants people to like him and it bothers him when they don t Miss Ivory and Lily 0 West Briton 7 not Irish Irish to Irish insult saying you re not with the Irish The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock by TS Elliot Very disjointed Excerpt from Dante s Inferno Line 1013 speaking to the reader not meant to be read but experienced Tea time sense of normalcy and order Trying to seem educated Dante amp Michelangelo Selfconscious and insecure Daydream theme Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf After WWI in June Modernism 9 Elitism trying to move away from that Avant garde not the norm something new crazy loud weird unexpected Similar to The Dead Conventional thing w bizarre what lies beneath similar to Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock Realism 9 Modernism Septimus doesn t have a safe place something people can t relate to disoriented comment on WWI people innocence vs experience Can you be completely on one side All unique characters Life death Loveinfatuation Order disorder Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas Do not give up Speech to his dying father Romantic view of dying peacefully goes against everything that Thomas is saying Selfish personal view Why ght Call to the collective Same theme as Ulysses If you go quietly you are diminishing what you ve done in your life up to that point You ve been given life it s a crime if you don t fightuse it Format Villianelle aba Best known by Thomas September 1 1939 by WH Auden WWII airraids Musee des Beaux Arts by WH Auden Icarus Painting Endgame by Samuel Beckett Existentialism deals with the boundary between life and death existence What gives value to existence We don t live forever Very attention to detail Voyerism mundane Lots of pauses for the effect highlights certain statements to make you think about them makes it more depressing unsettling melancholy Nuclear war apocalypse Theater of the absurd Reality Beckett Artistic greatness because it is so different Casual attitude toward death V for Vendetta by Alan Moore Graphic novel longmultiple comic books put together with pictures and explict content Utopian vs Distopian society no liberty freedom safety Anarchism vs Fascism V 7 dressed like Guy Fawkes commemorating Parliaments attempted bombing ex revolutionist terrorist extremist tone of hope vs Endgame Bleak future no faith in ourselves Norseflre relating them to Nazis The Second Coming pg 2183 lines 7 amp 8 especially Call to action step up or someone else will There will always be government Order vs Disorder
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