Modernism

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Author:
myk5437
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297549
Filename:
Modernism
Updated:
2015-03-04 08:51:08
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English
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ENGL
Description:
midterm
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  1. dates and reason
    1912 - end of WWII 1945
  2. major themes
    • everyday life
    • stream of consciousness
    • epiphanies
  3. Virgina woolf ties Modernism to...
    • art exhibit
    • saloons where artists and authors work together
  4. Dubliners - date and author
    • 1904-1906
    • James Joyce
  5. How Joyce felt about cultural nationalism
    critical of it
  6. "the Sister" major plot
    • narrator 12 years old
    • has weird relationship with priest
    • priest dies
  7. "Araby" major plot
    boy goes to bazaar to buy something for girl who wants to become a nun. never buys anything
  8. "Eveline" major plot
    • after mom's death, father abusive to daughter
    • Eveline is going to run away with Frank, then doesn't
    • dust repetitions
  9. "Clay" basics
    • set in Laundries
    • Maria works in laundry but not fallen girl
    • she spends time with joe and family
    • plays - water, prayerbook, clay - game and picks clay (omen of early death)
  10. Irish foundation dates: Easter Rising, "free state", Irish Independence
    • 1916 - rising
    • 1922 - free state
    • 1949 - independence

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