VICTORIAN ERA

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VICTORIAN ERA by Mind Map: VICTORIAN ERA

1. Historical context

1.1. Queen Victoria´s reign = longest british reign

1.2. Similar to Romanticism

1.2.1. E-learning

1.2.2. Student forum

1.3. Foundation of global economy, industrial revolution, scientific advancements

1.4. Rise of middle class (Liberalism and capitalism)

1.5. Rural migration

1.6. Progress, change and optimism in society

1.7. Inequality

1.8. British imperial power amognst the continents

1.9. Reform bills = extended voting rights to men ONLY

2. Authors

2.1. Matthew Arnold: critical essays

2.2. Charlotte and EmilyBronte: novelist, veiled for women´s rights

2.3. Thomas Hardy: naturalism movment

2.4. Charles Dickens: greatest novelist in the UK

2.5. Oscar Wilde: moral aesthetic, poems and dramas

2.6. Rudyard Kipling: opet and novelist, focused on the British empire and imperialism

3. Works

3.1. The Picture of Dorian Grey (1891) by Oscar Wilde

3.1.1. 1st Sitting

3.1.2. 2nd Sitting

3.1.3. 3rd Sitting

3.2. Jane Eyre (1844) by the Bronte sisters

3.3. Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll

3.3.1. Essay exam

3.3.2. Oral exam

3.3.3. Multiple choice

3.4. Don't forget to...

4. Literature charasteristics

4.1. Essays and poems

4.2. Social problems (poverty) = main topics

4.3. Criticism of young laboring and women´s discrimination

4.4. Women emancipation = rallying point

4.5. Abstractism and ambivalence

4.6. Poems replaced by novels

4.7. Lyric poetry was in

4.8. Fear and joy, opposed views on society

4.9. Serialization = circulation of literature

4.10. Science VS Religion

4.11. Industrialization and urbanization

4.12. Nostalgia

4.13. Utilitarism =philosophical movement

5. (1837-1901)