ENGL 228 Study Guide - Final Guide: Roy Daniells, Susanna Moodie, T. S. Eliot

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ENGL 228
Canadian Literature
Final Exam: Practice Questions Part I Answer Sheet
Which poem and by who has oval or circle imagery?
- A.M Klein: “The Portrait of the Poet as a Landscape”
What is the moment of pause called in a poem?
- volta
What was the title of Sinclair Ross’ memoir?
- Just Wind and Horses
What is the word for an extended metaphor?
- conceit
Name one example of a false front in As For Me and My House
- Mrs. Bentley and Philip’s sexual identity: Philip likes boys and Mrs. Bentley has sexual desires
What word derived from ancient greek is used to describe “the return home”?
- nostos
Which poem and by what author is seen as “corrective” to modernism?
- “David” by Earle Birney (brings the lyric eye back to modernism)
What are the two types of satire and what are the characteristics of each?
- Horation and Juvenallian
- Horation is more satirical, absurd, trivial events and expose triviality
- Juvenallian is more angry, formal, domineering and harsh combinations of humankind
What does pastoral mean?
- valorizes rural life
What are some characteristics of modern poetry?
- tame
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- new vs old
- progressive
What is the difference between Modern, Modernity, and Modernism?
- modernity is the era
- modern is the sensibility typical of the era
- modernism is the aesthetic response to the era
What Canadian poet considered himself “the Messiah” and a friend to the gods?
- Irving Layton
What are some characteristics of imagism?
- direct treatment
- rhythmic but not robotic
- spare language
Name two of Earle Birney’s mentors
- Al Purdy
- Florence McNeil
What poem and by what poet is most known to be a model of imagism?
- Ezra Pound, “In a Station of the Metro”
What Canadian poet cultivated the “ego” of the poet? In what poem specifically do we see this?
- Irving Layton, “The Birth of Tragedy”
What poet (not read in class) is known to be a major figure of modernism?
- T.S Eliot
Which poets are considered the second generation Canadian modernists and what years were
they writing? What are some characteristics of the poetry of the second generation Canadian
modernists?
- Birney, Wilson, Page, Layton
- 1939-1957
- World War II
- Depression
- In order to make modernism new, must make it old again
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Final exam: practice questions part i answer sheet. A. m klein: the portrait of the poet as a landscape . Name one example of a false front in as for me and my house. Mrs. bentley and philip"s sexual identity: philip likes boys and mrs. bentley has sexual desires. David by earle birney (brings the lyric eye back to modernism) Horation is more satirical, absurd, trivial events and expose triviality. Juvenallian is more angry, formal, domineering and harsh combinations of humankind. Modern is the sensibility typical of the era. Modernism is the aesthetic response to the era. Ezra pound, in a station of the metro . In order to make modernism new, must make it old again. The canadian author"s meet by f. r scott. The portrait of the poet as a landscape by a. m klein. Which poem and by who makes an allusion to vladimir lenin"s one step forward, two. Name three allusions in david by earle birney.

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