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UNIT 5: EMERGING MODERNISM: MODERNISM 1915-1945

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did modernization result in isolation and disillusionment in the early American twentieth century?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • United States in Literature

  • Harlem Renaissance

DRAMA:

NOVELS:

POETRY:

SHORT STORIES:

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES:


ESSAYS:

NONFICTION:

SPEECHES:

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

ART:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--

FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Dependent and independent clauses

MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY:

  • Alienation

  • American modernism

  • Dialect

  • Disillusionment

  • Flashback

  • Foreshadowing

  • "Great migration"

  • Harlem Renaissance

  • Industrialization

  • Interior monologue

  • The Lost Generation

  • Motif

  • Stream of consciousness

  • Villanelle



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