Vocabulary
People
Terms
History
100

Group of people traveling together.

What is a caravan?


100

Pessimist towards Transcendentalism. 

Who is Edgar Alan Poe or Nathaniel Hawthorne?

100

Genre of fictional prose that provides an imaginative and idealized view of life.

What is a romantic novel?

100

Cornerstone of Romanticism seen as "man's moral teacher."

What is nature?

200

Gray or white from age.

What is hoary?
200

City the "Knickerbockers" were based in.

Where is New York City?

200

Seen as a character isolated from the corruption of society.

What is a romantic hero?

200

Issues undermining national optimism.

What is sectionalism or cultural provincialism?

300

Cheerful willingness/eagerness.

What is alacrity?

300

Author of Rip Van Winkle and Sleepy Hollow.

Who is Washington Irving?

300

Complex character who is described with distinguished detail. 

What is a round character? 

300

Conditions fueling national optimism during the Romantic period.

What is Economic forefront, Immigration, or Technology?

400

peaceful relations/friendship

What is amity?

400

Name of the theology of evolution resulting in a huge blow against Christianity.

Darwinism

400

Poetry term that carries a sentence or phrase over the end of a line.

What is an enjambment? 

400

False religion sparked from the idea of "Individualism."

What is mormonism?

500

Lasting for a markedly brief time (short lived). 

What is ephemeral?

500

Author of "The Deerslayer."

Who is James Cooper?

500

Indicates a pause in the middle of a line by inserting a punctuation mark.

What is a caesura? 

500

Belief that American literature needed to be strictly American.

What is Epic Mania?

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