Favored reason, intuition and intellect or facts over emotion and imagination.
Major literary and cultural movement that emerged from the revolutionary spirit of the late 1700's.
Deep interest and reverance for nature
Accent on mystery
1st professional author of the new nation.
Named after 1st president.
1st American literary figure to win an international reputation.
Rip Van Winkle
The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
A History of New England
Stories based on European folk tales.
Greed-taking advantage of others' misfortune
Dishonesty-lying to get one's own way
Sympathy-showing compassion to the misfortunate
The Devil take me if I have made a farthing! (Tom Walker)
I am the great patron of slave dealers and the grandmaster of the Salem witches. (The Devil)
I only want what's rightfully mine. (Tom's wife)
Editor of the New York times
1st great American poet
Supported women's rights, freedom of speech and religion, abolition of slavery
Explored connection between industry and humanity
Wrote poetry without rhyme but with a recurring pattern of stressed and unstresed syllables, or blank verse.
Means "death vision"
Shows connection between heaven and hell
Says not to fear death as it's the next phase in nature's cycle of life
Speaks of the certainty of life's journey
Shows how life is directed by the providence of God
Describes migratory paths of the Canada goose
Married his 14 year old cousin at the age of 34
Came from a wealthy, tightly-knit family
Attended military academy
Found lying in the street where he died of tuberculosis
Father of the American short story
Inventor of the detective genre
Wrote "Never Cry Wolf"
Wrote "The House of the Rising Sun"