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English (Arts)
ENGL 228
Jeff Weingarten

ENGL 228 Canadian Literature Final Exam: Practice Questions Answer Sheet Part II What type of literature is Stephen Leacock’s Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town considered? Who was a major influence of Stephen Leacock? - sketch form - major influence: Thorstein Veblen (The Theory of the Leisure Class) What huge event occured in 1946? - now says Citizen of Canada on your passport Who was apart of the McGill Fornightly? - Smith, Scott, Klein, Leo Kennedy, Leon Edel Name one West Coast writer known to be extremely anti-natzis - Earle Birney Name twoAllusions in “Lakeshore” by F.R Scott - Noah’s Arc and “The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock” by T.S Eliot Who is David, in Earle Birney’s poem David - Birney at 19 - his friend David who actually did die falling off a cliff What council was created in 1957? What did they do? - Canada Council for theArts (CCA): they gave out thousands of grants for cultural icons in Canada in an attempt to foster national unity Name one of P.K Page’s paintings. - Planet Earth What word was A.M Klein asked to change in one of his submissions and why? - “soul”: was said to be too old fashioned What is “documentary poetry”? Which poet is most known for this style? - objective historical fact and subjectivity - Dorothy Livesay What are some characteristics of a “Little Magazine”? Name one little magazine in Montreal and the poets who wrote for it - cheaply produced, often free, chose what goes into the magazine - The McGill Fortnightly: Smith, Scott, Klein, Leo Kennedy, Leon Edel - (or you could say Preview created by PartrickAnderson involvingAnderson, Sott, Page, and Klein) Who was Irving Layton a mentor to? Which Canadian modernist poet was he most opposite to? - Al Purdy, Leonard Cohen, Sid Marty - most opposite to: P.K Page Name 4 characteristics of the lyric: - the “I” - meditative - epiphany - individualism What was Dorothy Livesay’s first book titled?
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