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What is Neoclassicism?
 What are the stages of Neoclassicism?
 Who the most famous poets in this
era?
 What are main ch...
Definition and etymology of the term
Neoclassicism:
The word “Neo” has been derived from the a
Greek word “Neos” which mea...
The Stages of Neoclassicism:
Restoration period 1660-1700:
The Augustan age 1700-1750:
The age of Johnson: lasted up to 17...
Who are the most famous writers of this
era?
John Milton
(1608-1674)
“Paradise lost”
The garden of Eden
William Hayley
John Dryden (1631-1700)
“Absalom and Chitophel
Duck of Monmouth
Alexandrine
Alexander Pope
(1686-1744)
“Homer” and “Odyssey”
“The Rape of Lock”
Samuel Johnson
(1709-1784)
“London”
“ “The Vanity of Human
wishes”
“The lives of Poets”
“Rasselas”
Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry:
• Rationalism: reason, intellect, not imaginations.
• Scholarly Allusions: religio...
Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry:
No Passionate Lyricism: lyrical quality, no passion,
feelings and emotions.
Object...
The Sources:
www.youtube.com/results?search_query=neoclass
icim+poetry
www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-
between-ne...
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Neoclassicism poetry

  1. 1. What is Neoclassicism?  What are the stages of Neoclassicism?  Who the most famous poets in this era?  What are main characteristics of its poetry?
  2. 2. Definition and etymology of the term Neoclassicism: The word “Neo” has been derived from the a Greek word “Neos” which means young or new. The word classic refers to the style and works of Greek and Roman writers .
  3. 3. The Stages of Neoclassicism: Restoration period 1660-1700: The Augustan age 1700-1750: The age of Johnson: lasted up to 1798
  4. 4. Who are the most famous writers of this era? John Milton (1608-1674) “Paradise lost” The garden of Eden William Hayley
  5. 5. John Dryden (1631-1700) “Absalom and Chitophel Duck of Monmouth Alexandrine
  6. 6. Alexander Pope (1686-1744) “Homer” and “Odyssey” “The Rape of Lock”
  7. 7. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) “London” “ “The Vanity of Human wishes” “The lives of Poets” “Rasselas”
  8. 8. Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry: • Rationalism: reason, intellect, not imaginations. • Scholarly Allusions: religion, biblical allusions. • Didacticism: teach , morals , good behavior • Realism: true picture, realities, not emotions. • Adherence to Classical Rules: rule of Classicism, employ, Pseudo classical poetry.
  9. 9. Characteristics of Neoclassical Poetry: No Passionate Lyricism: lyrical quality, no passion, feelings and emotions. Objectivity: miseries, hardships and problems. Poetic Diction: different language, decorum, specific style and mannerism. Heroic Couplet: real masters, thirty thousand heroic couplets, Dryden and Pope.
  10. 10. The Sources: www.youtube.com/results?search_query=neoclass icim+poetry www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference- between-neoclassicism-and-romanticism.htm www.enotes.com/homework-help/wat-r-d-main- features-poetry-neo-classical-age-120937 www.bachelorandmaster.com/englishperiods/peri ods-of-english.html#.Vj2qw7Kqqko Oxford Dictionary

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