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What was each authors main contribution
Poe- detective story, short story, altered mental states of mind
Irving- Father of american literature
cooper- first great american artist
hawthorne- first psychological author
When did american literature start
1492
When was huck finn written beggining all modern american literature
1885
How did puritans feel about fiction?
they beleived telling a story was telling a lie and that it stimulated unhealth emotions
How did the authors of early american literature treat their own work
they tried to play it off as non fiction stories including psuedonyms and fake manuscripts
What was a reoccuring them in stories of early american literature?
using verisimilitude to put their stories into a realistic setting and making their stories have morals or fables
When was washington irving's lifespan and who was he named after.
(1783-1859) George Washington
What was the last book Irving published?
George washington biography 5th edition
What was irvings psuedonym
Jonothan Oldstyle
what was irvings beleif on literature
it had to move beyond instruction, ratification, and patriotism
leviathan
anything of immense size
brickbat
a brick used for throwing
pathos
something that brings forth emotion
odious
disgusting or highly offensive
decorus
proper behavior
eschew
to keep away from something as though it was wicked
lucid
clear
punctilious
exact and strict in observing standards of behavior
What is the devil and tom walker a spin off of what german tale
"The Faust Legend"
Who is Rufus Griswold
wrote a slanderus obituary about Poe
What are poes tales called
Tales of Ratiocination
Which two poe stories represent detective
Murders in Rue Moreg and Purloined Letter
Which poe stories represent Horror
Black Cat and Casque of Amontillado
When and where was Hawthorne born and when did he die
1804 in salem and died in 1864
What are 4 key elements of Poe's work
Sin
Guilt
isolation
pride
Who was the detective Poe invented
Dupin
What are the conventions of a mystery
People are dying
people resent detective
crime seems unsolvable
unjustly accused suspect
totally rational solution based on meaningless clues and a detailed explanation by detective
What did poe seek to perfect
the short story
What shaped poes life at age of 3
mothers death
What did poe write about
the reality of death
What did poe not write about
his experiences
Who is hawthornes model for hester
his mom
Who are hawthornes famous classmates
Frankline pierce(Who got him jobs) Henry Wadsworth longfellow
When was the scarlet letter written
1850
How many novels did hawthorne write
4
List two theories of detection that dupin uses
1.) See through the mind of the opponent
2.) dont ignore the obvious
What is an allegory
story where everything is a symbol
What are the seven trends of romanticism
Imagination
Individualism
Idealism
Nature
National Life
Supernatural
Past
ratiocination
formal process of step by step reasoning