AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Patriotism through Art Scholarship Eligibility High School seniors Application/Release must be turned in with entry Certification of Original Effort must be turned in with entry Subject PATRIOTISM - devoted love, support, and defense of one's country; national loyalty; love of and devotion to one's country. Look around; create something from the heart that will fulfill the definition above. Awards First place - $500 to the student and $500 to the school Art
20TH CENTURY POETRY Background of history: After the Victorian age (1850-1900) followed the 20th century literature. The Victorian age was the one, covering the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). The Victorian age was marked by great political change, social and economic change. The British Empire recovered from the loss of the American colonies and entered a period of rapid expansion. There was industrialization and mechanization. Four things stood out clearly: ➢ Democracy was the established
English 9695 3.4.1 Paper 3 – Poetry and Prose (2 hours) A & AS Level Literature in English Examinations in June and November 2013 contain questions on the following texts Section A Thomas Hardy * 1Songs of Ourselves Poetry Selected Poems (Penguin) (see full list of poems to be studied in Appendix A) The University of Cambridge International Examinations Anthology of Poetry in English (ISBN 81-7596-248-8) (from Section 5) (see full list of poems to be studied in Appendix A) District and Circle
Kinds of Poetry As literature, poetry can be put to many uses—from telling long stories to presenting some small insight by the author. The uses of poetry have led to the development of different literary types. Among them are the narrative, dramatic, and lyric. Narrative poetry, like long fiction, tells a story. Best known among narrative works are the Greek epics—the Iliad and the Odyssey. The Bible’s Book of Job is also a narrative. The anonymous Song of Roland is a narrative from the Middle
The Development of English Literature (Summary) Old English, Middle English and Chaucer Old English English, as we know it, descends from the language spoken by the north Germanic tribes who settled in England from the 5th century A.D. onwards. They had no writing (except runes, used as charms) until they learned the Latin alphabet from Roman missionaries. The earliest written works in Old English (as their language is now known to scholars) were probably composed orally at first, and may have been
Syllabus Cambridge International A & AS Level English Language Syllabus code 8693 Literature in English Syllabus code 9695 Language and Literature in English Syllabus code 8695 For examination in June and November 2012 Contents Cambridge International AS Level English Language – Syllabus code 8693 Cambridge International A & AS Literature in English – Syllabus code 9695 Cambridge International A & AS Language and Literature in English – Syllabus code 8695 1. Introduction ........
with letter”. - Literature as a rhetoric engaging the human sense, desire, and emotion and conveying ideologies and ideological message. Origins of literature - Middle English, from Anglo – French, from Latin “litteratura” writing, grammar, learning, from litteratus. - First known use: 14th century History of literature ➢ Different historical period are reflected in their literature. National and tribal sagas, accounts of the origin of the world and of costumes, and
lower classes spoke English. Few of them were literate and the early traditions were oral and dramatic. The most famous writer of this period was Geoffrey Chaucer; he demonstrated the potential of Middle English as a literary language. He created a masterful blend of old and new using the natural rhythms of the spoken language. His work “The Canterbury Tales” proves his ability as a storyteller.Around 1362 appeared “Piers Plowman”, a long allegorical poem in Middle English. It described major historical
Andrew Waite Brit Lit 8/30/10 20th Century British Literature 20th Century Literature is the time period from 1900-1990s, during which many books were written. 20th century literature can be broken up into two different time periods. From 1900-1940 is known as the Modernist Literature, from 1960-1990 is known as the Postmodern literature period. Another of the defining word of the 20th century was the emergence of new nations out of European colonial rule. Among these nations
modern literary movement Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Some philosophers, like Georg Lukacs, theorized that literary modernism had its origins in the philosophy of Walter Benjamin. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new"