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Western Canon

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Parent Category: Books and Literature
Books, music, and art that are generally accepted by scholars to be highly influential, important, and of great artistic and societal merit in the Western world are known as the Western canon. These works are usually taught in schools and universities throughout the Western world and beyond.
A classic is a book that is a part of a canon. The composition of a canon is a retrospective activity that includes inclusion and exclusion of some texts. This is an ongoing process, although some books seemingly will always remain in the canon (Dante's Inferno, for example).
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Hamlet is the single most studied work of literature in the English language. It is the most popular play by the most popular playwright in the world. It includes a multitude of phrases which are used constantly and referred to incessantly, not in academic writing, but in everyday speech and popular…
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An African farmer also a native american professorapexxxAn East Indian servant
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There are two narrators in Heart of Darkness. The first is unknown and the second is Marlow.
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A Native American professor . An African farmer . An East Indian servant .
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It is overly long and not in modern English, and Hamlet, as the protagonist, is not accessible as a character because of his mental imbalance.
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The spread of political movements supporting racial and gender equality The increased availability of literature from outside EuropeAPEX: increased popular support for race and gender quality the increased availability of literature from outside Europe The increased availability of literature from…
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It has had broad appeal across many cultures for more than 400 years.
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Narrow in scope, because it was written almost exclusively by white European males. APEXXXnarrow, white european males
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The increased availability of literature from outside Europe The spread of political movements supporting racial and gender equality Increased popular support for race and gender equality
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were written by people of the same gender, race, and cultural background.
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Some scholars have dismissed works by women and minorities.
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It has had broad appeal across many cultures for more than 400 years.
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It is already.
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The Western canon is a group of works that has influenced western culture. Not all of them are originally written in English. The Bible, for example, was originally written in Aramaic; "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" were originally in Greek.
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In the 19th century the Western Canon would be a Native American professor. He was also a African farmer.
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There are a few different reasons the Western Canon began to expand in the 20th century. The main reason why they expand was for the market. (note: if this happens to be for a certain chapter 4 quiz here are the answers i had gotten correct) = The increased availability of literature from out…
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There are a few reasons why some might fuss over hamlet should be in the western canon. The main reason would be the work had appeal across cultures.
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White male vs. female and minority Artistic merit vs. sales
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