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ENGL 2802- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 54 pages long!)
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Department
English
Course Code
ENGL 2802
Professor
Susan Birkwood
Study Guide
Midterm

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Carleton
ENGL 2802
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
Title
Author
Genre
Basic Plot
Notes
First Words
Brian Maracle
Explorer narrative:
literature and historical
document
Retelling of Iroquois creation story:
not just myth/legend, but history
-Mohawk: preservation of language
-Woman is made first; man doesn’t make the
animals
-Doesn’t mention Hell
-Daughter dies during childbirth: cerated 3 sisters
corn, bean and squash
-Tobacco and strawberries
-Language: talks about people not things
-No negative words; distinction between animate
and inanimate things
Saukamapee (Life Among
the Peigans)
————————————
Narrative of his
Explorations
David
Thompson
Explorer narrative:
literature and historical
document
——————————
Gothic style
Indigenous warfare: used to
describe savageness; small pox
———————————————
Fur trade, the sublime
-The 4 stages: hunting —> pasturage —>
agriculture —> commerce
-Agriculture creates personal property
-Themes: institutions/laws, rude v. refined, lower
stages being governed by passion v. custom
-Small pox made the indigenous not think about
war, goals changed
———————————————————————
-Sublime: gothic style, about power (Frankenstein)
-Exploration literature is influenced by: commerce,
science (nature), cartography, ethnography,
aesthetics and literary conventions
-Talks about the wendigo, customs and manners
(“weendigo psychosis”)
-Why native withhold: language barrier, protection
of culture, culture barriers
A Journey from Prince of
Wales’s Fort
Samuel Hearne
Explorer narrative:
literature and historical
document (gothic
style)
Copper mines; preparations for the
journey described; idea of
communal property; indigenous
warfare
-Copper for their ships were mined from rivers
-Paintings lack colour: only use red and black
-Lists different native groups: usually by location
not by name (ex. Copper indians = Yellowknife,
Southern indians = Cree)
-He wants to stay away from the violence of
natives but ends up in the middle of it
-Uses the word “poor” for pathos, although there is
no explication beyond that
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Samuel Hearne in
Wintertime
John New love
Poetry- Epigram: a
short poem, especially
a satirical one, having
a witty or ingenious
ending
Calls journals out for romanticizing
Canadian life
-Repeatedly uses the word ‘hell’: pessimistic
-Enjambment
-Meter expresses minds of truth, loss, isolation,
feelings of defeat, and internal conflict
-Ending with Samuel Hearne being related to the
indigenous woman being speared: critics the
journalists and early northern exploration
-Division of ideas/intelligences feels like frustration
or tangled feelings: alludes to the idea of the
speaker as an outsider, that puzzledly watches
things they cannot wrap their head around
The Afterlife of George
Cartwright
John Steffler
Historiographic
metafiction (20th C
construction of 18th C
Indigenous and
settler-invader
relations): novel in
which historical texts
may function as
intertext
Bildungsroman:
journey from youth to
maturity
Cartwright tries to identify his
legacy; concerns with tampering
with the truth; betrayal of native
people and the land (20th C
concept in the 18th C); shows
contrast between how Cartwright
would try to romanticize living in
Canada and how it actually was to
live in the maritimes back then
-Dreams show progression: resists at first and then
has moments of profound recognition
-Hunting: figurative and literal (notion of
awareness)
-Gothic: elements of the past haunt him
-Postcolonial gothic, Uncanny: something that is
both familiar and not at the same time
-Industry: causes disease
-Female body: approaches women the way he
does new land
-Hawk (Kaumalak) is warrior associated with
restlessness and hunting; horse (Thoroton) is a
feeling he has for his and his family’s bodies
-Weather doesn’t change like Cartwright
-Cartwright fitting in
-Cartwright’s family (father not mentally present)
-The Inuit in England; small pox to red uniform to
authority during Selby’s “wedding”
-Owl dream: uncanny, betrayal
-Fire dream: reoccurring
-Caubvick dream: hair and water, story of women
who gets her fingers cut off, sentence length is
long, gothic
-Chemistry of hawks dream: grotesque, creature in
uniform (combines his better side with a side he
ends up going back to), not breeding for anything
peaceful
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[ENGL 2802] Comprehensive winter guide including any lecture notes, textbook notes and exam guides.find more resources at oneclass.com Title Author Genre Basic Plot Notes First Words Brian Maracle Explorer narrative: Retelling of Iroquois creation story:- Mohawk: preservation of language literature and historical not just myth/legend, but history - Woman is made first; man doesn’t make the document animals - Doesn’t mention Hell - Daughter dies during childbirth: cerated 3 sisters corn, bean and squash - Tobacco and strawberries - Language: talks about people not things - No negative words; distinction between animate and inanimate things Saukamapee (Life Among David Explorer narrative: Indigenous warfare: used to - The 4 stages: hunting —> pasturage —> the Peigans) Thompson literature and historical describe savageness; small pox agriculture —> commerce ———————————— document ——————————————— - Agriculture creates personal property Narrative of his —————————— Fur trade, the sublime - Themes: institutions/laws, rude v. refined, lower Explorations Gothic style stages being governed by passion v. custom - Small pox made the indigenous not think about war, goals changed ——————————————————————— - Sublime: gothic style, about power (Frankenstein) - Exploration literature is influenced by: commerce, science (nature), cartography, ethnography, aesthetics and literary conventions - Talks about the wendigo, customs and manners (“weendigo psychosis”) - Why native withhold: language barrier, protection of culture, culture barriers A Journey from Prince of Samuel Hearne Explorer narrative: Copper mines; preparations for the - Copper for their ships were mined from rivers - Wales’s Fort literature and historical journey described; idea of Paintings lack colour: only use red and black document (gothic communal property; indigenous - Lists different native groups: usually by location style) warfare not by name (ex. Copper indians = Yellowknife, Southern indians = Cree) - He wants to stay away from the violence of natives but ends up in the middle of it - Uses the word “poor” for pathos, although there is no explication beyond that find more resources at oneclass.com
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