AM INTELL 1865
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Date Created: 09/12/15
Literary Realism Characteristics of Realist Writing 0 Realistic settings and plausible actions both carefully described 0 Natural vernacular dialogue can include dialects local color 0 Character more important than event often moral or ethical choices drive plot o Canincluder 39 39g39 quot 39r ofI 0 Importance of social forces on individuals naturalism o Avoids sentimentality 0 Subject Choices Naturalism vs Realism o Nature s forces on the character can t be circumvented William Dean Howells 18371920 0 Father was a newspaper editor He accepted a position as an editor at The Atlantic Monthly in 1866 becoming its editor in chief from 18711881 He also wrote several novels including The Rise ofSiIas Lapham 1885 A Hazard of New Fortunes 1890 o Howells viewed realism as quotnothing more and nothing less than the truthful treatment of materialquot 0 Promoted the work of American Realist writers such as Mark Twain Frank Norris Sarah Orne Jewett Stephen Crane and Henry James Historical Forces that Shaped Realism o Realities of the Civil War 0 Photography as a quotdocumentaryquot tool 0 Journalism 0 Darwinian thought and science 0 Immigration 0 Urbanization 0 Capitalism and Labor Unrest Journalism even before yellowjournalismquot had become more sensational featuring crime and scandal and finally more pictures Yellow Journalism came from competition over quotYellow Kid Stephen Crane 0 Short Story writer 0 Worked at a newspaper company 0 Received encouragement from William D Howells o Began writing on the Red Badge of Courage HIST 4086 Final Exam study Guide The Final exam is scheduled for Thursday May 2quot 1 from 330630 Please bring a blue book The nal exam will consist of three parts 5 term identi cations 10 points each 2 quote identi cations 10 points each and one essay question 30 points Term identi cations 50pts Ten of the following terms will appear on the exam from which you will select ve 5 to identify fully in a lengthy paragraph Your answer should identify the term completely and indicate its signi cance for American intellectual and cultural history of this period Harlem Renaissance Tranerational America Ashcan School Louis Sullivan A Usable Past Coney Island Let Us N 011 sz39xe Famous Men Flappers Raymond Chandler Carrie Chapman Catt Four Freedoms Avantrgarde and Kitsch Bernice Bobs Her Hair Margaret Mead John Muir The Armory Show Hull House FSA Farm Security Administration Randolph Bourne Women and 1350710771225 The American Century WPA Xorks Progress Administration The Mame The Jazz Age Highbrow Henry Adams The New Negro Progressive Party Platform Quotations 20 points
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