British Lit after 1600 with Patrick Creevy
British Lit after 1600 with Patrick Creevy EN 2223
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Date Created: 01/25/16
EN 2223 Class Notes 01192016 Movies to see and write a review on for extra credit A Tale of Two Cities 1935 with Ronald Coleman in it Far from the Madding Crowd 2015 with Carrie Mulligen OR 1967 with Julie Christie Lyric Poems short songlike and what we think of when we hear poetry Narrative Poems longer more free verse these are typically epics and they tell a story William Blake we discussed his history the week before this He is religious but hates religion says experience robs us of our innocence freedom of not having the self definition and locking of stereotypes not the ignorance Chimney Sweeper acknowledging the hard time these children had Life was awful for them Shows us how they were robbed of innocence and practically killed They were forced on their one day off to dance in the street and we enjoyed a luxury at their expense 0 Blake says sex is under religious persecution because it encourages rule breaking he also says love can become torture if you re incapable of change He was an open person who did not judge and this is seen through his character Margaret Dr Creevy rambled a lot about Blake today Mainly we got a sense of who the man was EN 2223 Class Notes 01212016 First Quiz Jan 28th 7 questions on first third of Dickens and 34 extra credit from other readings Top score is a 7 out of 7 William Wordsworth 17701850 similar but different to Blake He said like Blake the human soul is split into 2 parts There s a marriage between the conservative and the liberal We should be both and find God through creative action The conservative makes it done right and the liberal makes us adventurous but he fears we will stay the old way instead of giving further into our soul and life to find God Wordsworth doesn t warn us about the reality our eyes give us he believes that we can find answers in the natural world Both say that religion calls the conservative good and the liberal bad but they need to mesh 0 309 The Ruined Cottage the story of how a cottage came to be ruined by telling the story of a family who lived there had famine dad went off to war then was MIA she had to let the oldest go to an orphanage the youngest died then the mother died An old man named Armitage tells the story and he is grieved by the woman s death I Wordsworth would say that Armitage is the man to listen to because he can see the liberal need for change while understanding the conservative that grieves and clings to the past and traditional way I Dr Creevy mentioned several examples that show the liberal and the conservative Such as the woman dying of grief because she didn t have closure is conservative Nature taking over the cottage is liberal because it s change Etc
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