Year 12 English Literature
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Could you please research the following, making notes as this will give you an understanding/grounding into the socio and historic context of this time:
-Degeneration (which you already have some understanding of)
-The New Woman and nineteenth century gender roles
-Aesthetes and decadence
-Homosexuality and Oscar Wilde's trial
-Science Rationalism and the Occult
-Mesmerism and Hypnotism
-Empire and Colonialization
-Ireland and Home Rule
Please find below some comprehension questions as you read the text.