American Literary Time Periods

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  • 1. 
    The literature of this movement was more serious; these writers wrote sermons, diaries, personal narratives, and wrote in plain style.
    • A. 

      Modernism

    • B. 

      Romanticism

    • C. 

      Realism

    • D. 

      Puritanism

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Romanticism

    • B. 

      Rationalism

    • C. 

      Transcendentalism

    • D. 

      Puritanism

  • 3. 
    Which of the following most accurately reflects the genre/style of Modernism?
    • A. 

      Stream of consciousness, experimentation, and irony as a signature technique

    • B. 

      Spirituals, slave narratives, political writing, and poetry

    • C. 

      Sermons, essays, narratives, and plain style

  • 4. 
    Which of the following years represents the Realism time period?
    • A. 

      1800-1850

    • B. 

      1900-1950

    • C. 

      1850-1900

    • D. 

      1950- present day