HCHS Literary Periods, Groups, and Movements Quiz Stats

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1798-1870 A.D./ Willliam Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walt Whitman/ Focus on emotion, nature, feelings, and imaginationRomanticism
72.9%
1700-1800 A.D./ Benjamin Franklin, Diderot, Voltaire, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Rousseau/ Period of new religious and philosophical thinkingEnlightenment
65.6%
1830-1860 A.D./ Henry David Thoreau, Raplh Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller/ believed that society and its institutions ultimately corrupted the purity of the individualTranscendentalism
62.5%
1820-1920 A.D./ Flaubert, Honoré de Balzac, Ivan Turgenev/ Focus on the real details and aspects of lifeRealism
61.5%
1500-1670 A.D./ Shakespeare, Edmund Spenser, John Milton/ Rebirth of classic literature, Focus on human potentialRenaissance
56.3%
500-1500 A.D/ Beowulf, The Song of Roland, Chaucer (Canterbury Tales), The Story of VolsungsMedieval
55.2%
Group of poets living in the ______ District of England. Includes William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert SoutheyLake Poets
55.2%
1945-1965 A.D./ Alan Ginsberg, John Kerouac, William BorroughsBeat Generation
53.1%
1850- Present/ Sartre, Camus, BeckettExistentialism
49%
1910-1965 A.D./ Franz Kafka, T.S. Eliot, Fitzgerald, Williamd Butler Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, William FaulknerModernism
44.8%
Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Helene Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen, Jean ToomerHarlem Renaissance
43.8%
1837-1901 A.D./ Bronte Sisters, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Dostoevsky, George EliotVictorian
41.7%
1965-Present/ David Antin, Charles Olson, John Cage /Deconstruction and Post-structuralismPost-Modernism
41.7%
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Lautréamont, Arthur Rimbaud, Raymond Roussel, André Breton, Salvador Dalí, Robert Desnos, Marcel Duchamp, Michel Leiris, Benjamin PeretSurrealism
40.6%
1903-1964 A.D./ Woolf, Keynes, ForsterBloomsbury Group
39.6%
Ayn Rand, Nathaniel Branden, Barbara Branden, Alan Greenspan, Leonard PeikoffObjectivism
39.6%
Philosophized by Søren Kierkegaard/ Franz Kafka, Luigi Pirandello, Albert Camus, Eugène Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, Edward Albee, Tom RobbinsAbsurdism
38.5%
Group of American poets including Longfellow, Holmes, Bryant, Lowell, and WhittierFireside Poets
37.5%
John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley, Saint Robert Southwell, Richard Crashaw, Thomas Traherne, Henry VaughanMetaphysical Poets
36.5%
School of 17th century English poets including Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, Richard Lovelace, Thomas Carew, and Sir John SucklingCavalier Poets
34.4%
16th-century French Renaissance poets/Ronsard, du Bellay, de BaifThe Pleiade
34.1%
Bei Dao, Gu Cheng, Duo Duo, Yang LianMisty Poets
26%
Charles Baudelaire, Jean Moréas, Rimbaud, Stéphane Mallarmé, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, Gérard de Nerval, Gustave KahnSymbolists
21.9%
Informal group of friends including Swift, Pope, John Gay, John Arbuthnot, Henry St. John, & Thomas Parnell/The Memoirs of Martinus ScriblerusScriblerus Club
21.3%
1870-1920 A.D./ Zola, Edith Wharton, Stephen CraneNaturalism
19.8%
Louis Zukofsky, Williams, Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen and Carl Rakosi, Basil BuntingObjective Poets
8.3%

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