American Lit Assignment (SIMMONS)

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After reading the introduction to this literary period in the online text, please complete the following activities.

READING: Southern Renaissance-First Wave (p.656)

If you directly cite information from outside sources or the online text, please do so in correct MLA format (in-text citations and a reference list).

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  • Define the literary period (this information can be found in the online text).
  • List 2 authors from this literary period (this information can be found in the online text).
  • List 3-5 events (historical, political, social, technological) that occurred during this time period and give a brief description of each (this information can often be found in the online text; however, additional online research may be necessary).
  • Discuss how you believe a minimum of 1-2 of these events may have impacted the pieces that you read this week.