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Tories
Conservative Party; Supported crown and Anglican Church. Preffered interests of landed gentry to those of the newly wealthy
Whigs
Progressive Party; wanted religious toleration and support for commerce
Mock-heroic
satire or parody that mocks common ideas of heroes, treating it grandiously to point out its triviality
(ex. MacFlecknoe)
Parody
satire that mocks another work
(ex. The Rape of the Lock)
Triplet
variation used with heroic couplets in which 3 rhymed, usually end-stopped lines are used in place of 2
(ex. The Vanity of Human Wishes)
Alexandrine
hexameter (6 ft) line/ used as cariation for pentameter in conjunction w/ triplet
(ex. Dryden)
Ode
lengthy poem elevated in style and structure w/ elaborate stanzaic structure
(ex. To...Mrs. Anne Killegrew)
Pindaric Ode
English poets adapted from Pindar
Augustan Literature
1700-1760; bold political writings, especially satire
(ex. Gullivers Travels)
georgic
didactic poem dealing w/ rural or agricultural topics
blason/blazon or modern hip-hop
tradition of praising a woman's parts
(ex. Vanity of Human Wishes)
Mock Epic
A poem in epic form and manner ludicrously elevating some trivial subject to epic grandeur
(ex. Macflecknoe)
Zeugma
the technique of using one word to yoke two or three more others for ironic or amusing effect (ie. lose her heart, or necklace at the ball)
(ex. Rape of the Lock)
Picaresque novel
eposodic series of narratives tied together by the protagonist rather than a structured narrative leading up to a climax
(ex. Moll Flanders)
Amber Rife quote of the semseter
"Yes indeed, Celia does shit"

-- 4/19/06
Samuel Pepys (2085)
-Pepys Diary
(1633-1703)
John Dryden (2157)
-Mac Flecknoe
-To the Pious Memory of the Acomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killegrew
(1631-1700)
Jonothan Swift (2437)
-A description of a City Shower
-The Lady's Dressing Room
-A Modest Proposal
-Gulliver's Travels
(1667-1745)
John Locke (2660)
-An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
(1632-1704)
Christopher Smart (2680)
-Jubilate Agno
(1722-1771)
William Cowper (2683)
Poems
(1731-1800)
Samuel Johnson
-Vanity of Human Wishes
-Dictionary of the English Language
(1709-1784)
Alexander Pope
-An Essay on Criticism
-The Rape of the Lock
(1688-1744)
Daniel Defoe
-Moll Flanders
(1660-1731)
Antiphon
devotional composition sung responsively as part of liturgy.
(Jubilate Agno)
Magnificat
liturgical hymn beginning with "My soul doth glorify the Lord" Smart thought of Jubilate Agno as his own version of the Magnificat