Naturalism Pot Luck
This character’s life is a series of well-marked adventures. He/She hero will endure hardship, even risk his life for the good of all
What is a HERO?
This character is an older, wiser teacher. He often serves as a father or a mother figure for the hero.
He/She gives the hero gifts
(weapons, food, magic, information), serves as a role model or as hero’s conscience .
What is a MENTOR?
This character tests the hero’s courage and worthiness to begin the journey
Who is the THRESHOLD
This character is evil incarnate.
What is the DEVIL FIGURE?
A monster usually summoned from the deepest, darkest part of the human psyche to threaten the lives of the hero/heroine. Often it is a perversion or desecration of the human body
What is the CREATURE OF THE
Realism begins in this country in the 1850’s
What is France?
Realism emphasizes the details of _______.
What is everyday/common life?
This author focused on the reality, hardship, and anguish of World War I.
Who was Ernest Hemingway?
This author focused on the decadence and conflicting values of the 1920’s.
Who was F. Scott Fitzgerald?
The crisis of this event in the
1930’s encouraged a revival of
What is the DEPRESSION?
These types of writers examined how characters’ lives were shaped— and sometimes distorted—by the history and culture of their regions.
Who are the REGIONALISTS?
This REGIONALIST created the fici fictional Yoknapatawpha County
Who was William Faulkner?
This REGIONALIST depicted the plight of foreign-born immigrants and their adjustment in the mid-
Who was Tillie Olson?
This author is known for her
SOUTHERN GOTHIC works.
Who was Katherine Ann Porter?
This literary form portrays a central character controlled by outside forces.
What is NATURALISM?
In his NATURALISTIC work, The
Great Gatsby, this author depicts the hypocrisy of Manhattan society.
Who was F. Scott Fitzgerald?
In most NATURALISTIC works, this character is seldom noble and without flaws.
What is th protagonist or central character?
This NATURALISTIC writer also excelled as a SCIENCE FICTION writer.
Who is Kurt Vonnegut?
Naturalism eventually gives way to this literary approach to prose
What is EXISTENTIALISM?
The violence of these two conflicts led to a loss of faith in traditional values.
World War I and World War II
Many top writers have their literary works published in this magazine.
What is The New Yorker?
This short story is considered one of the most haunting and shocking short stories of modern American fiction. (First published in The New
What is “The Lottery”?
This character is a vulnerable woman who needs to be rescued by the hero. She is often used as a trap to ensnare the unsuspecting hero.
What is the DAMSEL IN
This author’s journalistic and realistic depiction of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima was one of the pivotal moments in modern prose.
Who was John Hersey?
These two short stories deal with the rejection of two women.
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” and “A Rose For Emily”