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

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