Presentation on theme: "In the solution, you can find the name of one of the major representatives of the Harlem Renaissanc e (1920s), thus standing for the Afro- American literature."— Presentation transcript:
In the solution, you can find the name of one of the major representatives of the Harlem Renaissanc e (1920s), thus standing for the Afro- American literature. (1902 – 1967) The Negro Speaks of Rivers I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids above it. I heard the singing of the Mississippi when Abe Lincoln went down to New Orleans, and I’ve seen its muddy bosom turn all golden in the sunset. I’ve known rivers: Ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.
1 A representative of American Renaissance (19 th c), author of Moby Dick 2 A science-fiction writer, author of the three laws of robotics. 3 A device responsible for the horror and claustrophobic atmosphere in E.A. Poe’s short-story The Pit and the... 4 Jack London’s famous novel The White.... 5 First name of the major female character in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. 6 The famous American poet, a vanguard of the Beat Generation. 7 Setting of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, where the bull-fights/chases take place. 8 The most famous poet of the Beat Generation, revolting in his poem Howl.
9 J.F. Cooper created the myth of the American West, focusing on extinction of one Indian tribe – the... 10 First name of the main character in one of the Twain’s adventurous books about young boys, escaping from home, experiencing various things on their way. 11 The surname of the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Wan Winkle. 12 A comic novel, one of the most famous books dealing with war problems, nonsense of commands, the main character of which is Yossarian. 13 One of the first representatives of the Beat Generation, the author of On the Road. 14 After WWI a group of writers disillusioned by the war (among which also Hemingway belonged) appeared. They started to be called the Lost Generation. What’s the surname of the woman who invented the name of the group?
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