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By C. Hugh Holman

ISBN-10: 0672614413

ISBN-13: 9780672614415

ISBN-10: 0672614774

ISBN-13: 9780672614774

The fourth version of "A instruction manual to Literature" edited via C. Hugh Holman. An quintessential reference paintings for all scholars of literature, specially these in English and American literature.

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Anastrophe || 20 Anastrophe: Inversion of the usual, normal, or logical ordeT of the parts of a sentence. Anastrophe is deliberate rather than accidental and is used to secure RFTrHMor to gain emphasis or EUpHoNy, ds in Pope's lines, Nor fierce Othello in so loud a strain Roar'd for the handkerchief that caus'd him pain, or Whitman's, Out of the rolling ocean the crowd came a drop gently to ffi€, Whispering I loaeAou, beforelong I die. Anathema: A formal and solemn denunciation or imprecation, particularly as pronounced by the Greek or Roman Catholic Church against an individual, an institution, ot a doctrine.

Ro of Arthur grew out of the deeds of some historical person. He was probably not a king, and it is very doubtful that his name was Arthur. He was presumably a Welsh or Roman military leader of the Celts in Wales against the Germanic invaders who overran Britain in the fifth century. The deeds of this Welsh hero gradually grew into a vast body of romantic story. He provided a glorious past for the Britons to look back upon. When Arthur developed into an important king, he yielded his position as a Personal hero to a group of great knights who surrounded him.

The writers of the age were self-consciously " Augustan," aware of the parallels of their writing to Latin literature, given to comparing 4l ll Avant-Garde London to Rome, and, in the case of Pope, addressing George II satirically as "Augustus. " The doctrines of St. Augustine of Hippo (35aa30), author Augustinianism: of Confessions,the first extended and completely honest self-analysis in literary history, and of the monumental De CiaitateDei ffhe City af God), as well as a vast amount of other writing.

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