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16 Cards in this Set

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ministerial family backgroundand concern with race issues
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Jazz Age story teller
semi-autobiographical fiction with emphasis on symbolism
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Kingpin intellectual Transcendentalist who wrote many essays poems and speechs extolling the beauty and truth to be found in nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalist who believed in action he went to the Walden Woods to live in a log cabin for a year
Henry David Thoreau
Radical departure from the traditional poets of the 19 century; used free verse which anticipated modern poetry
"Lilacs" and "Song of Myself's" #10,33, and 52
Walt Whitman
spent most of her time writing poetry alone used themes and techniques "I taste a liquor Never Brewed" "Because I could not stop for death"
Emily Dickinson
Poet, playwright/kingpin of the Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes
"Ars Poetica"
Archibald Macleish
very simple style
"Red Wheelbarrow"
William Carlos Williams
flashback, stream of consciousness "occurance at owl creek bridge"
Ambrose Bierce
local color, issue of miscegenation; short stories
"Desiree's Baby"
Kate Chopin
four generations of sons; struggle with father/son expectations
"Son" by John Updike
A daughter's struggle to fit in in America is remembered in terms of her mother, the inventor, and her father who remains tied to traumatic memories of living in a dictator
"Daughter of Invention" by Julia Alvarez
A woman remembers her passion and love for music when her nephew takes her to a concert in boston
"Wagner Matinee" by Willa Cather
Phoenix Jackson makes the journey through the woods outside Natchez, MS in a journey of love to get medicine for her grandson
"A worn path" by Eudora Welty
"Where are you going, Where have you been?"
forshadowing and point of view
Joyce Carol Oates