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Transcript of Literature
of form and ideas of universal interest foreshadowing-a method used in drama to build suspence by providing hints of what is to come A famous love story that tells the tale of a boy and a girl from oppisite families who meet and fall in love. They were so in love, that they both committed suicide rather than living without each other. http://home.comcast.net/~stephen.gottlieb/romantic/periods.html William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was Regauarded as the best writer of drama and sonnets in the english language. Victor Hugo Victor Hugo was a French novalist leading the
Romantic Movement 600-1200 Old English The Angles, Saxons, and Jutes brought with them their earliest oral poetry, used for short narratives. 1200-1500 Middle English http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/188217/English-literature/12744/The-Old-English-period Written English returned as popular literature near end of the 12th century. Tudor Period http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/ent/A0858001.html#ixzz1WYMuX9Kc 1500-1558 The Tudor period had many changes. The Tudor court played an important part in the Renaissance taking place in Europe with individual people such as William Shakespeare, Edmund Spenser and Cardinal Wolsey. The Restoration http://www.royal.gov.uk/HistoryoftheMonarchy/KingsandQueensofEngland/TheTudors/TheTudors.aspx Some literary historians speak of the period as held by the reigns
of Charles II, while others include its writings produced during the reign of James II
and literature of the 1690s is often known of as Restoration. By that time,
the reign of William III and Mary had begun. 1660-1700 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/499739/Restoration-literature At the turn of the century, ideas of personal and political liberty broke through. Artists wanted to break the connections with the 18th-century convention. Despite Jean Jacques Rousseau and William Godwin's great influence, the French Revolution had the strongest impact of all. http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/ent/A0858004.html#ixzz1WZ3Mihve Romanticism Credits character- every person
or animal who takes part in a story. theme-a dominant idea. dialouge- a conversation between characters in a story Famous examples question Romeo and Juliet
By William shakespeare The Hunchback of Notre Dame
By Victor Hugo http://www.online-literature.com/shakespeare/ A deformed bell ringer named Quasimodo falls in love with a girl named Esmeralda. It was an insant sucess for Victor Hugo http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/ Anne Frank Anne frank was one of the million Jewish
children who died in the Holocaust.
She was well known for her style of
writing in her diary, which she wrote
during the Nazi invasion period.
Her diary was later made
into several plays and films Anne Frank's Diary Written by Anne Frank during the Nazi invasion period as a diary. It told about her life in hiding in a secret house behind a bookshelf with not only her own, but one other family. Info from Why was literature invented, and by whom? 1785-1830 Key Characters Styles, Periods, and Traditions 1564-1616 1802-1885 1929-1945