American Literature: Realism and Naturalism Video

Video title: Realism and Naturalism

Watch this History of American Literature video entitled Realism and Naturalism to study the surrender of realism to naturalism and the emerging belief in a destiny controlled by biological, social, and economic forces.

Use this online K12 History of American Literature video to study and gain an insight into the abiding themes of struggle that illuminated the twilight of the Civil War's aftermath. Witness the surrender of realism to naturalism and the emerging belief in a destiny controlled by biological, social and economic forces.

 

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American Literature: Realism and Naturalism Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • American Realism in Literature. Learn about American Literature and Realism and Naturalism. Survey American literary works of the mid-nineteenth century, a turbulent period dominated by the struggle over slavery and the pain of a nation divided by civil war.
  • Explore the works of the Transcendentalists and other pre-eminent writers of the American Renaissance, including Emily Dickinson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Discuss the literary contributions of Mark Twain, Joel Chandler Harris, and other writers who captured the flavor of a region through skillful dialogue and description.
  • Gain insight to the abiding themes of struggle that illuminated the twilight of the Civil War-s aftermath. Witness the surrender of realism to naturalism and the emerging belief in a destiny controlled by biological, social, and economic forces.
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