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Julianna Martinez

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Transcript of Modernism

Edgar Lee Masters was was a nineteenth century poet. He wrote a series of poems based on fictional people from the Spoon River area. The
Spoon River Anthology
was his most notable work.
Modernism began around the late nineteenth and early twentith centuries in Europe and North America. It is characteried by a break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. The modernists experimented with form and expression.
Katherine Anne Porter was born on May 15, 1890. She was an American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Porter one the Pulitzere Prize for
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
. She was appointed to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Madison Scwab, Ariel Niles, Megan , Creighton, Courtney Cecil, and Julie Martinez
Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois. He was known for being an American poet, writor, and editor. His Chicago Poems made him a major figure in contemporary literature.
Robert Lee Frost was a poet. He work was first published in England before it was published in America. He is known for his realistic protrayal of rural life and speech.
Hemingway was an author and journalist. He had a strong influence in twentith century fiction. It also influence later generations. Ernest won the nobel prize in Literature in 1954.
William Faulkner was an American writer and won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
A Fable
The Reivers
won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Literary Terms

Epithet: A nickname given to describe an area or place.

Stream-of-consciousness: Flow of a person's thoughts.

Personification: Giving human characteristics to non-living things or ideas.
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