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  1. Anything that turns away hope or causes ruins
    Blight
  2. Able to seen through
    Transparent
  3. Form into a whole
    Integrate
  4. Thinking excessively of oneself
    Egotism
  5. Firm Belief
    Conviction
  6. Excelling; surpassing
    Transcendent
  7. Strong or fixed dislike
    Aversion
  8. Sound moral principles; honesty
    Integrity
  9. Very noisy, disorderly, or violent
    Tumultuous
  10. Generations to come
    Posterity
  11. Inborn; built-in
    Inherent
  12. Uncertain; insecure; risky
    Precarious
  13. Erase or destroy completely
    Obliterate
  14. Greed; desire for wealth
    Avarice
  15. More than is needed or wanted; useless
    Superfluous
  16. Wickedness
    Iniquity
  17. Deliberately attracting notice
    Ostentatious
  18. Strong dislike
    Antipathy
  19. Believability
    Plausibility
  20. Spread throughout
    Prevaded
  21. Diseased; unhealthy
    Morbid
  22. Clearheaded; not confused
    Lucid
  23. Lying flat
    Prostrate
  24. Abnormal drowsiness
    Lethargy
  25. Inflict
    Wreak
  26. Thantopsis
    William Cullen Bryant
  27. The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  28. The Cross of Snow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  29. from Nature
    Emerson
  30. from Self- Reliance
    Emerson
  31. from Walden
    Thoreau
  32. from Resistance to Civil Government
    Thoreau
  33. The Devil and Tom Walker
    Irving
  34. The Minister's Black Veil
    Hawthorne
  35. The Fall of the House of Usher
    Edgar Allen Poe
  36. The Pit and the Pendulum
    Edgar Allen Poe
  37. The Raven
    Edgar Allen Poe
  38. The Black Cat
    Edgar Allen Poe
  39. The Masque of the Red Death
    Edgar Allen Poe
  40. The Cask of Amontillado
    Edgar Allen Poe
  41. Moby Dick
    Melville
  42. Key authors of Transcendentalism
    Emerson and Thoreau
  43. Fireside Poets: group of popular poets during the 1850's
    Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, and Holmes
  44. Key authors of Gothic Fiction
    Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, and Irving
  45. William Cullen Bryant
    • -Writing poetry by age 9
    • -Known as the "Father of American Poetry"
    • -Wrote "Thanatopsis"
  46. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • -Most popular American poet
    • -Professor at Harvard
    • -1st American Poet to be honored with a statue at the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey in London
    • -Tried to save his wife in a fire, but was badly burned
    • -Wrote "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls" and "The Cross of Snow"
  47. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • -Became a minister, but resigned because he questioned his beliefs (after the loss of his wife of 17 months)
    • -Traveled in Europe; met and conversed with William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (famous British poets)
    • -Inspiring, popular speaker
    • -Wrote "Nature" and "Self- Reliance"
  48. Henry David Thoreau
    • -Went to Harvard; wore a green coat to rebel
    • -Lived for 2 years at Walden Pond
    • -Friend of Emerson
    • -Wrote "Walden" and "Resistance to Civil Government"
  49. Herman Melville
    • -Merchant on a ship, went on a whale expedition
    • -At first, Moby Dick was not successful
    • -Billy Budd was published 33 years after his death and acclaimed a masterpiece
  50. Edgar Allan Poe
    • -1809-1849
    • -Taken in by the Allan's, but was never formally adopted
    • -Attended University of Virginia and West Point: never graduated
    • -Worked as a writer, editor and critic
    • -Married his cousin, Virginia Clemm
    • -Known as "The Father of Modern Detective story"
    • -Mother, wife, adoptive mother all died of Tuberculosis (TB)
    • -Wrote "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Raven", "The Black cat", "Masque of the Red Death", and "The Cask of Amontillado"

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