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Post by princess smile24 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:44 am

Hi mates, please I need some peaces of information about civilization and literature in north america. I need information 1245
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Post by sassy86 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:02 pm

Hi Princess Smile It's a little bit large, can you be more precise and tell me more?? (Do you need general notions about American literature and civilization? And what for??)

Here is something general to read if this is what you're looking for
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/northamerica/after1500/literature/index.htm

You can read about North American history here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_America

I just go to wikipedia when I want to have a general idea about something
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Post by princess smile24 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:52 pm

Hi Sassy, thank u so much you are so kind as usual. I just can't be precised because I have just started collecting information about these two themes or subjects which are MA subject for this year. I guess it is about Modernism. Can u please help me? By the way, the two links are so useful. Thank you........
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Post by sassy86 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:31 am

Hi my dear Smile Saha ftourak. Here is one of my posts, it's about modernism, hope you'll like it. I'll be posting more inchaAllah, and if you find any difficulties don't hesitate to ask Smile

https://blida-english.bbactif.com/t1889-modernism
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Post by princess smile24 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:19 pm

Hi Sassy, I can't find the words to express my thanks I need information 471538 .
I am waiting for your worth posts. I need information 362107
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Post by sabine on Thu Aug 02, 2012 3:10 pm

Hi princess smile24! I hope that these links will be of some help

http://www.slideshare.net/jhazle/american-literature-introduction-to-the-modern-period

http://beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/uploads/images/-3a01f37HV8PdAy0DqExvw/outline_of_us_literature.pdf
(from page 52 american modernism)

http://blog.lib.umn.edu/troc0020/americanliteratueii/American%20Literary%20Modernism.ppsx

Good luck
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Post by princess smile24 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:15 pm

Hi sabine, Very Happy thank you so much for your help, I appreciate sister. Good luck for you too dear. jouliya
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Post by sassy86 on Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:54 pm

You're welcome sweet princess Smile

Sabine, how about The Waste Land, have you studied it this year? (I'm thinking of something, I might email you Wink )

P.S: N7ab nchoufkoum nachtin haka Very Happy
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Post by sabine on Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:37 am

You're welcome princess Smile

Yes sassy we've dealt with it with Mr benamzal and I like it I need information 865413 . we might prepare smth sister I need information 362107

the section I appreciated more was the second one i.e a game of chess especially when being thought by Prof Arab I need information 77156
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Post by sabine on Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:09 pm

Let's start with this part A Game of Chess which takes place in a pub in London. For the moment this is what came to my mind ( I must re-read it in order to write smth better 7achma )

1-One of modernist techniques used by Eliot in this section is what's called perspectivism ( a story told differently by many narrators) the question which might be asked is how many people have been heart talking in a Game of Chess?
You got five voices:the narrator , Lil, Lil's husband (Albert), Lil's friend and the barman's voice which is always interrupting by saying HURRY UP PLEASE, IT'S TIME . In this section we do not hear T.S Eliot's voice at all. we've no intervention of the author which is called authorial intrusion (impersonality)

2- another technique used is High culture and low culture ( you can find the explanation in Sassy's post https://blida-english.bbactif.com/t1889-modernism). In the section understudy, T.S Eliot used low culture i.e a common people register. All the language used is a colloquial language (mostly the Cockney dialect which is used in East London ins used in this section).

3- At the end of this extract we have intertextuality between T.S Eliot and Shakespeare. Eliot makes use of Shakespeare's play Hamlet

Goonight Bill. Goonight Lou. Goonight May. Goonight.
Ta ta. Goonight. Goonight.
Good night, ladies, good night, sweet ladies, good night, good night.


This is Ophelia's farewell before her suicide.

I'll be back with a stronger analysis I need information 648540
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Post by sassy86 on Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:34 pm

Hey Sabine !!! Amazing, thank you ! I need information 648540 How about Lil's teeth ??? Very Happy I remember this part taught by Mr Benamzal, it was hilarious Very Happy

Can't wait to read the rest. Keep it up dear Smile
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