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  • 1. Poetry Last Week  October 15, 2009
  • 2. Today
    • “ Pop” Quiz
    • Close Reading Skills
      • “ Did I Miss Anything?” (892)
      • “ Traveling Through the Dark” (884)
      • “ Sailing To Byzantium” (899)
      • “ Dover Beach” (819)
    • Papers Back
  • 3. “ Did I Miss Anything?” (892)
  • 4. “ Traveling Through the Dark” (884)
  • 5. “ Sailing To Byzantium” (899)
    • William Butler Yeats:
    • 1865-1939
  • 6. “ Dover Beach” (819)
    • Victorian Period: 1837-1901
    • Period of many changes:
      • Industrial/economic
      • Cultural
      • Literary/art
      • Gender/sex
      • Science
      • Colonial
      • Middle Class
      • Religion
  • 7. Victorian Religion
    • Roman Catholic hierarchy restoration (1850)
    • Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species (1859)
    • Questions for the Church of England (eg female priests, different sects)
    • Agnosticism (Herbert Spencer)
    • Atheism
  • 8. “ Dover Beach” (819)
    • Two worlds: religious/secular
    • Two worlds: Romanticism/modernism
  • 9. Arnold (preface to “Of God and the Bible”)
    • “ morality touched with emotion“
    • "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.”