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1.Why did individuals begin to rebel against the age of reason? 2.As America progressed, how did dream suddenly change? 3.Give three characteristics of the Romantic period. 4.Describe how Romantic idealism influenced modern literature and media today.
Father left when Poe was a baby Mother died when he was two Suffered criticism from stepfather Withdrew from college because of gambling debt Joined military to escape poverty Enter West Point Academy to please stepfather Dropped/stepfather remarried Married his 13-year-old cousin She died young Became an alcoholic Remained poor despite recognition of literary works Died a mysterious death
Invented detective stories Known as the master of horror, suspense tales, & the psychological thriller Contributed to the development of science fiction
Explored the conflict between good vs. evil Psycholgoical effects of guilt/sin Madness in the human psyche
1.Narrative Poetry: Poetry that tells a story 2.Alliteration: the repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning of words 3.Internal rhyme-the rhyming of words within a line of poetry 4.Consonance: Repeated consonant sounds within a phrase or verse 5.Onomatopoeia: is a word that imitates the sound it represents 6.Assonance: internal vowel sounds are repeated within a phrase or verse 7.Allusion: brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or idea 8.Symbol: something concrete that represents something that is abstract
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven - Nevermore – Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NaE MeSqtYQ&list=PLE58D4CC285A8B40F&e dufilter=KZTdc0evg-bwpCFqtJrmNghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NaE MeSqtYQ&list=PLE58D4CC285A8B40F&e dufilter=KZTdc0evg-bwpCFqtJrmNg Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven - Nevermore – Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe3I N8i- eho&list=PLE58D4CC285A8B40F&edufilte r=KZTdc0evg-bwpCFqtJrmNghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe3I N8i- eho&list=PLE58D4CC285A8B40F&edufilte r=KZTdc0evg-bwpCFqtJrmNg
1. What does the rhythm and rhyme contribute to the theme of the poem? 2. What effect does repetition have on the meaning of the poem? 3. What is the significance of the word “Nevermore” as it relates to the emotional state of the narrator? 4. Explain the change in his emotional and mental state throughout the poem.
How does pop-culture music reflect Romantic characteristics? How does Edgar Allan Poe continue to influence modern day music?
Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” http://www.yout ube.com/watch? v=sOnqjkJTMa A
1.What effect does internal rhyme have on the poem? 2.What does the raven symbolize for the speaker? 3.Why does the bird repeat “Nevermore?” 4.Through this poem, how does Poe reveal himself as a dark Romantic?
Kelly Clarkson’s “Because of You” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra- Om7UMSJchttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra- Om7UMSJc
Mood Tone Gothic characteristics Romantic characteristics Poe: Sad, lonely, pitiful Clarkson: understanding, prideful Poe: Accepting, Detached Clarkson: Angry, Determined, Accusing Poe: Uses demon as symbol, detachment is eerie Clarkson: supernatural Poe: Descriptive, uses nature, focuses on self Clarkson: Focuses on personal past problems with father, imagines former self is present, explores emotions