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Realism, Naturalism, Regionalism

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Mykela Lowe

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Transcript of Realism, Naturalism, Regionalism

Realism is an artistic movement that for U.S began around the time of the Civil War. It's a reflection of real life situations and struggles.
Writers: Mark Twain and Edgar Lee Masters The opinion or point of views on the laws of nature through literature. Mykela Lowe
Ashley McFarlane
Tyler Binn
Nysha McNeil
Andre Brown Realism,
Naturalism &
Regionalism American realism was an early 19th century, reflection upon literary art. The work of literature depicted a view of what was happening; an attempt at defining what was real. Realism is form of reality. It is a Literary technique practiced by schools of writing. Realism Kate Chopin Mark Twain Naturalism Is known to be claimed as a more precise picture or art than real. Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name of Mark Twain was an realist and regionalism writer. Naturalism implies a philosophical position and human aspects of life. Born: February 8, 1850, St. Louis. Was an American author of short stories and novels. Kate Chopin's first published stories appeared in 1889, when she was 39 years old. Regionalism Realism was new perspective of the 19th century (The Civil War) Writing that refers to fiction and focuses on characters and dialect.
Emphasis on [regional] locale and characteristics in art or literature. Vocabulary Words Jack London Verisimilitude- is a likeness or semblance of the truth Recap Stream of Consciousness- A literacy technique
that presents the thoughts and feelings of a character as they occur. Regionalism is also known as local color which was spreaded in the 19th century. Regionalism connects to colonial period and the intellectual movement in the 1930s.Historical events such as the civil war in the south play a major role in local color. Artist like Grant Wood who painted the American Gothic and Thomas Hart who painted the Synchromist. Closing The American Gothic
By: Grant Wood Thomas Hart's Paintings Naturalism The point of view on the laws of nature through literature.
It is often portrayed in artwork like in Thomas Pollock Anschutz's painting
Writers: Ambrose Bierce and Jack London Regionalism The main focus on Regionalism is REGION. You want to think about a particular area and how the majority of the people act and speak in that region.
Writer: Kate Chopin
Artist: Grant Woods and Thomas Hart Who's Ready to get Hung? An illegitimate child, London passed his childhood in poverty in the Oakland slums. The turning point of his life was a thirty-day imprisonment that was so degrading it made him decide to turn to education and pursue a career in writing. His vigorous stories of men and animals against the environment, and survival against hardships were drawn mainly from his own experiences. Ambrose Gwinnett Biecre was an American journalist and fiction writer. His gruesome tales featuring unexpected plot twists and his war stories calling upon his experiences as a volunteer soldier for the Union Army. Bierce regularly wrote numerous collections of U.S. literature and short stories. Bierce, like Edgar Allan Poe, has influenced many short story writers following him who feature mystery, suspense, and horror. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Realism Masters himself was trained for the law he practiced as an attorney in Chicago for nearly thirty years. Using a variety of false identities to avoid possible damage to his law practice, Masters began to publish poetry in magazines. By 1915 he had published four books of poetry, seven plays, and a collection of essays, but none of them had received much critical attention. Then, following the advice of Reedy's Mirror publisher William Marion Reedy, Masters began to experiment with poetic form, bringing to life the sort of people he had known in his boyhood. Edgar Lee Masters
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