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Mood is gloomy and foreboding
Start of persuasive writing
Used a highly ornate style of writing
Writers broke away from traditional values
Started because of King Henry VIII
First offshoot of Romancticism
Time when America had 500 languages
Lasted from 1750-1800
Caused by the end of the Civil War
People start adopting Deism
Lasted from 1915-1945
Marked a diversity of expression among blacks
Arrogant in their religious faith
Response to romanticism
America starts to experiment with fiction
Started around 2000 BC
Stories were passed down throughout the generations through stories, performances, songs, and ceremonies
Cultural movement centered in a portion of NYC
Time when people realized they could make money writing
Lasted from 1607-1750

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