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

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