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-Born in Great Depression
-Cold War/WWII
-Korean War
Beat Generation
-After American Civil War
Regionalism
-Born before Civil War
-New England; mainly Boston
Transcendentalism
-lived almost through entire 19th century
Anti Transcendentalism
-WWI and WWII
-Second Industrial Rev.
Modernism
-adults directly after WWI until beginning of Great Depression
Lost Generation
-children and grandchildren of slaves
Harlem Renaissance
-scribbled notebooks
-bottomless; from bottom of mind
-genius all the time
Beat Generation
-mankind naturally good
-look at what is; not whats represented
-freedom of individual
Romanticism
-regional dialect
-stereotypical characters
-descriptions of setting
-frame story structure
Regionalism
-emphasis on individual
-intellectual
-emphasis on nature
-understanding;intuition
Transcendentalism
-characters=lower class
-urban setting
-god=insignificant
-nature is apathetic; indifferent
Naturalism
-accurate portrayl of lives
-characters in charge of fate
-imagery
Realism
-limitations/destructiveness of human spirit
-sin and evil
-nature represents good vs evil
Anti-transcendentalism
-unconventional use of metaphor
-exerimented w/ chronology and time
-displacement/alienation
Modernism
-complex symbolism
-romantic cliches abandoned
-language is honest
Lost Generation
-desperation; sadness
-discrimination;racial pride
-rhythm
-identity issues
Harlem Renaissance
-human experience
-experimentation
-satire; parody; wit
-self-awareness
Post-Modernism
-Time and space
-improbable plots
-socially harmful morality
Romanticism
-Nostalgia
-Preservation of old values
-Resisting change
-conflict b/w urban ways and rural values
Regionalism
-individual=spiritual center of universe
-nature is a living mystery
-self realization
Transcendentalism
-Pessimistic
-man's uncertainty
-evil is its own entity
Anti-transcendentalism
-re-examination of life
-embracing progress
-"the new" is good/accepted
Modernism
-extreme loneliness
-spiritual alienation; despair; aimlessness
Lost Generation
On the Road
Jack Kerouac
Howl
Allen Ginsberg
The Scarlett Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Romance
Edgar Allen Poe
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
In the Tennessee Mountains
Mary Noailles Murfree
Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Walden
Henry David Thoreau
The Red Badge of Courage
Stephen Crane
The Call of the Wild
The Sea Wolf
White Fang
Jack London
A Modern Instance
The Rise of Silas Lapham
A Hazard of New Fortunes
William Dean Howells
Moby Dick
Typee
Mardi
Pierre
Herman Melville
Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Gertrude Stein
The Wasteland
T.S. Eliot
The Sun Also Rises
Ernest Hemmingway
This Side of Paradise
The Great Gatsby
Tender is the Night
The Beautiful & the Damned
Last Tycoon
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Quicksand
Passing
Nella Larsen
Dreams Deferred
Langston Hughes
The Paragon
Indian Summer
Peace Breaks Out
John Knowles
Catcher in the Rye
For Esme With Love and Squalor
Jerome David Salinger