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

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