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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Don Delillo, White Noise, Sensationalism
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White Noise - Don DeLillo Family runs from cloud - evacuation center (old gym) Style Fluid Dialogue/speech - how its presented to us (abrupt? filtered?) ...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Toni Morrison, Christian Liturgy, Collective Memory
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Toni Morrison - Recitatif Fluidity of time - temporal construction Playfulness - muddying the waters - racial boundaries Acknowledges them - but they are sometimes in the open and are ...

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ENGL204
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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Bad Trip, Counterculture, Maxine Hong Kingston
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Postmodernism Usually defines itself against modernism As having done away with didactic function of literature (no lessons to be learned) Argues that meaning ...

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ENGL204
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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Jacques Derrida, Deconstruction, Bad Trip
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Modernism Taking something familiar and making it strange again Post-Modernism Deeply indebted to Modernism Usually defines itself against modernism as having done away with didactic function of literature (no lessons to b...

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ENGL204
Brückner
ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: William Faulkner, Defamiliarization, Inferiority Complex
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Modernist theories Fictionlit should imagine world as living organic sensibility Fictionlit should avoid sentimentalism But express emotions - objective correlation Lit. language should enact organized violence committed o...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Objective Correlative, Oxbridge, Spiritual Crisis
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Expectations about Literature prior to WWI: Literature emerges as a kind of social safety net because It celebrates national language Fosters patriotic sentiment Emphasizes emot...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Abraham Cahan, Sweatshop, Sui Sin Far
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Immigration and Americanization New contexts and massive cultural shift Industrialization Skyscraper Steel, rail, soon oil Boom towns, slums Policy of laissez faire ...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Kate Chopin, United States Constitutional Law, Soulmate
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Jewett and London: - Last paragraphs - who are the speakers? What is the point of view? What is the message? - White Heron - Narrator - pov - intrusive narrator (talks to us d...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Sarah Orne Jewett, Ornithology, Artificiality
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So far we have seen nature presented as: Wonder Wilderness Setting for planting, America, transplanting people Personified setting: political rhetoric, fairy tale, dream...

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ENGL280 Lecture 3: english readings 3

2/19 Readings: Head The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses - Prisoners working all day in the cabbage field - As the clouds were moving and causing the sun to go in and out, one of the prisoners who wore glasse...

English
ENGL280
schieber
ENGL280 Lecture 2: english readings 2

212 Readings: early 1950s Themba Obituary by Nkosi: The son of a bitch had no business to die Can Themba at a friends funeral Time frustration and despair, with their attendant corrosive drugs alcohol and suicide are tak...

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ENGL280
schieber
ENGL280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Can Themba, Ingrid Jonker, Transcription Activator-Like Effector Nuclease

ENGL280 READINGS 2/7 Readings: Units 1-3 Overcoming Apartheid - Unit 1: introduction o Apartheid: describes a system of laws and policies of total racial segregation in South Africa that b...

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ENGL280
schieber
ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Anthropomorphism, Individualism, Synecdoche
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Wheatley - Poem has rhythm and rhyme scheme - Stanzas Before Whitman - Religion, spiritual - Muse - Franklin uses printing Whitman Not easily accessible or easy to read Natu...

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ENGL204 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Harriet Ann Jacobs, Rape Culture, List Of Star Wars Spacecraft
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Bartleby wrap-up Bartleby is the voice of a new kind of identity: the :Everyman who tries to assert himself - (different from Rip Van Winkle) Bartleby positions himself vis a v...

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ENGL204 Lecture 6: October 2nd
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Bartleby Magazine story Short, published in venue for a quick reada skim First paragraph has to be interesting and captivating Good title Addressing men only Geared toward young or middleaged professional Published at same...

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ENGL204
Brückner
Othello - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Othello Just The FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescription N OthelloProtagonist Professional soldier; servant to Venice Moor; Moslem Negro from North Africa M...

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Death of a Salesman - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Death Of A Salesman Just the FactsSymbols ARTHUR MILLERMUSICTAPE RECORDER Born 1915 in Harlem, New York Epitomizes the mechanization of American society Music has major significance in the play Wrote many pl...

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English Composition - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Composition English Composition 2nd EDITION THE SENTENCE Sentencesform the basis for written language and composition A sentence is a group of words that forms a complete thought It is easier to expr...

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English Grammar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Grammar English Grammar 2nd EDITION PARTS OF SPEECHSENTENCE TYPES A sentenceis a group of words that can stand DJECTIVESONJUNCTIONS AC on its own as a completed thought; it begins Describe nouns and ...

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English Verbs - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Verbs English Verbs 2nd EDITION PRESENT TENSEPHRASAL VERBS A phrasal verbis a two part verb IMPLE PRESENT S consisting of a verb and a particle Expresses daily habits or usual Expresses general factu...

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Hamlet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Hamlet StructureCharacters AIN PLOTHARACTER SKETCHES MC Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central ameDescriptionameDescription NN themes HamletPrince of Denmark, son of Queen Ge...

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Julius Caesar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Julius Caesar StructureThemes AIN PLOTONOR LOYALTYRUTH JUSTICE MHT Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central Brutus believes it is honorable to kill Caesar for loyalty to the ...

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King Lear - Reference Guides

TM permacharts King Lear StructureThemes AIN PLOTEMOLITION OF ORDERED SYSTEMSPPEARANCE VS. REALITY MDA Act IIntroduction Presentation of the setting, main characters, and Without divine, human, and natural laws, nature is ...

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Macbeth - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Macbeth Just the FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescriptionameDescription NN Playwright, actor, and poetMacbethThane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, and even...

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English as a Second Language - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English as a Second Language English as a Second Language 2nd EDITION BASIC SENTENCE REQUIREMENTSSUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT All sentences must begin with a capital letter A verb must agree with its subject in per...

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