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160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
160 09  Oct15
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  • 1. Poetry Last Week  October 15, 2009
  • 2. Today <ul><li>“ Pop” Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Close Reading Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Did I Miss Anything?” (892) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Traveling Through the Dark” (884) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Sailing To Byzantium” (899) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dover Beach” (819) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Papers Back </li></ul>
  • 3. “ Did I Miss Anything?” (892)
  • 4. “ Traveling Through the Dark” (884)
  • 5. “ Sailing To Byzantium” (899) <ul><li>William Butler Yeats: </li></ul><ul><li>1865-1939 </li></ul>
  • 6. “ Dover Beach” (819) <ul><li>Victorian Period: 1837-1901 </li></ul><ul><li>Period of many changes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial/economic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literary/art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender/sex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle Class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Victorian Religion <ul><li>Roman Catholic hierarchy restoration (1850) </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species (1859) </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for the Church of England (eg female priests, different sects) </li></ul><ul><li>Agnosticism (Herbert Spencer) </li></ul><ul><li>Atheism </li></ul>
  • 8. “ Dover Beach” (819) <ul><li>Two worlds: religious/secular </li></ul><ul><li>Two worlds: Romanticism/modernism </li></ul>
  • 9. Arnold (preface to “Of God and the Bible”) <ul><li>“ morality touched with emotion“ </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;to pass from a Christianity relying on its miracles to a Christianity relying on its natural truth is a great change. It can only be brought about by those whose attachment to Christianity is such, that they cannot part with it, and yet cannot but deal with it sincerely.” </li></ul>

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