British Lit week of Jan 12
British Lit week of Jan 12 EN 2223
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Hanna Lewis on Thursday January 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to EN 2223 at Mississippi State University taught by Patrick Creevy in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 28 views. For similar materials see English Lit After 1800 in Foreign Language at Mississippi State University.
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British Literature Notes for 01422016 Professor Reviews Syllabus Do the extra Credit Get extra books Tale of Two Cities Shadow of a Gunman and Far from the Maa a ing Crowd Brief Timeline to lead up to the class 1642 English Civil War not heavy in casualties but significant Cromwell vs King Charles 1 Cromwell puritan wins Significance of puritan Went against the Crown s religion One received direction directly from God These were the forefathers for our modern day Protestants 1649 Charlesl beheaded Cromwell said it was God s will First time in a millennium the crown was overthrown 1660 Charles 2 comes back and takes the thrown Avenges his father and Cromwell s body is dug up and beheaded Monarchy restored Catholicism is the religion and people no longer let an individual have direct communication with God must be done through priestbishopkingetc 1776 American Revolution means you can t stop individual liberty We are the children of the frustration over the Crown s control 1789 French Revolution enter Dickens Tale of Two Cities France was a tyranny and the people tear it down Lots of violence and riots 1792 September Massacre Aristocrats Priests anyone associated with politics wealth or religion CatholicismChurch of England was jailed earlier this year The massacre is when they pull them out one by one and butcher them March had seen a march carrying people s heads on poles 1793 France Reign of Terror More killing of rich aristocrats and religious figures Democracy scorned as a blood bath Professor democracy is born in blood and aren t we lucky are forefathers fought for it even though many didn t see the value 1804 Military dictator Napoleon gains power but leaves on his military uniform France is peaceful in eyes of citizens but Napoleon is on the warpath O 1815 Napoleon receives his Waterloo Monarchy restored History repeats itself 1832 England diffuses tension occurring in the motherland To avoid what just happened in France the Crown extends government and the rights of people to vote This is the first of several reform Bills that the Crown and Parliament implement in order to not have a revolution Democracy was scary to them 0 Poems for 01142016 are about the turmoil of England right before the reform bill
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