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160 09 Oct15

  1. 1. Poetry Last Week  October 15, 2009
  2. 2. Today 1. “Pop” Quiz 2. CloseReading Skills 1. “Did I MissAnything?” (892) 2. “Traveling Through theDark” (884) 3. “Sailing To Byzantium” (899) 4. “Dover Beach” (819) 3. PapersBack
  3. 3. “Did I MissAnything?” (892)
  4. 4. “Traveling Through theDark” (884)
  5. 5. “Sailing To Byzantium” (899)  William Butler Yeats:  1865-1939
  6. 6. “Dover Beach” (819)  Victorian Period: 1837-1901  Period of many changes:  Industrial/economic  Cultural  Literary/art  Gender/sex  Science  Colonial  MiddleClass  Religion
  7. 7. Victorian Religion  Roman Catholic hierarchy restoration (1850)  CharlesDarwin’sOrigin o f Species (1859)  Questionsfor theChurch of England (eg female priests, different sects)  Agnosticism (Herbert Spencer)  Atheism
  8. 8. “Dover Beach” (819)  Two worlds: religious/secular  Two worlds: Romanticism/modernism
  9. 9. Arnold (prefaceto “Of God and theBible”)  “morality touched with emotion“  "to passfrom aChristianity relying on itsmiracles to aChristianity relying on itsnatural truth isa great change. It can only bebrought about by those whoseattachment to Christianity issuch, that they cannot part with it, and yet cannot but deal with it sincerely.”
  10. 10. Arnold (prefaceto “Of God and theBible”)  “morality touched with emotion“  "to passfrom aChristianity relying on itsmiracles to aChristianity relying on itsnatural truth isa great change. It can only bebrought about by those whoseattachment to Christianity issuch, that they cannot part with it, and yet cannot but deal with it sincerely.”

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