Enlightenment Literary Period
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Enlightenment Literary Period
Puritan literature focused most often on the topic of religion. What topic did the Enlightenment literature most often focus on?
When did the Enlightenment Period in American literature occur?
The Enlightenment was also called The Age of ?
What forms of literature were popular during this time?
Broad side ballet
What literature was not popular during this time period?
Wrote: Poor Richards Almanack, Autobiography, Speech in the convention-
Declaration Of Independence
Common Sense - link between reason and revolution
Give me liberty or give me death- Speech in Virgin a Convention- denounce king, get colonist to fight
Jean de Crevecoeur
Letter from and American Framer- farmers view
First Dictionary- American new version of language
Slave to publish his first autobiography- horrifying account of slaves journey to America
Slave who published a book of poetry- graduate from prinstion
What is aphorism
a short saying with a message.
What is epistle
what is a preamble
Introduction to a formal document
What is a broad side ballet
a poem written on front and back of a single sheet of paper that addresses a current issue.
who are the greek and European philosphers would influence American politics
John Locke- social contract, life ,liberty, property, True justice comes law, legistlative branch-england
Thomas Hobbs- men's natural state was war, men evil, monarch nessary -england
Jean Jacques Rosseau- wrote social contract further lockes ideas, society influence men to be evil-france
Adam Smith- Economic system in America- sctoland
Declaration Of Independence adopted what day
july 4 1776
3 Part to the Declaration of independence
preamble- introduction to formal document
list of grievances
What 2 enduring images/ideas about America did Crevecoeur introduce
what 13 virtues did ben franklin select for moral profection
temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, humility
What lesson did Franklin learn about perfection from this perfection
Who was Silence Dogood
Why did Franklin say " I confess that I do not entirely approve of this constitution at present.
To show we have to change it and accept it because we all will not agree with everything
comparison using like or as
comparison without using like or as
using the same words or phrases
repetition of word or phrase at the befining of phrase,claus, or line
same idea maybe in a different order
sentence construction which places in close proximity two or more equak grammatical construction
a seemingly contradictory statement which is actually true. This rhetorical device is often used for emphasis or to attract attention to an issue or idea
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in sequence
the repetition of vowel sounds
repetition of consonant sounds anywhere within words ( not just at the beginning)
figure of speech in the form of a question posed for rhetorical effect rather than for the purpose if getting an answer
opposition or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction
arrangement of repeated thoughts in the pattern of xyyx often short
reversal of the usual, logical, or normal order of the parts of a sentence
a brief reference to something literary mythological or historical
give me liberty or give me death