English Literature Quiz 20
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Who after the publication of a poem, awoke and found himself famous ?
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Words from which language began to enter English vocabulary around the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066 ?
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In ?Rime of the Ancient Mariner,? what kind of animal does the Mariner kill ?
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To which category that two works of William Shakespeare Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece belong to ?
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Percy Shelley can be understood as a poet with _________________?
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Which best describes Bloom?s attitude towards nationalism ?
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In 1960 ?The Colossus? was the first book of poems published by which poetess ?
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Sin was born out of Satan?s_________________?
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Jane Austen?s Pride and Prejudice is a__________________?
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Which of the following statements best explains Mikhail Bakhtin?s philosophy of language ?
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Which of the following statements best characterizes Langston Hughes?s poem ?The Negro Speaks of Rivers? ?
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Which of the following patterns of intonation, is used in W.H. questions asked in a warm and friendly way indicating extra politeness ?
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What is TULIP ?
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?The Medal? by John Dryden is a/an________________?
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At the end of Hare?s adventure with the headless bodies how does he turned them into ?fast-fish.? ?
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When was William Wordsworth appointed poet laureate ?
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Which of the following was Elizabeth known as ____________?
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In which year Coleridge met poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy which later contributed Romantic movement to the English Literature ?
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What was the relationship between Victorian poets and the Romantics ?
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Which of the following offers the best definition of ?criture f?minine ?
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Which of the following statements about a sonnet is false ?
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Reader-response theory is focused on considering which of the following ?
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Identify the work by Ruskin which began as a defence of contemporary landscape artist especially Turner ?
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What century does the play, ?Henry V,? take place in ?
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Under Article 13 of the Constitution of 1962 ____________ can be impeached?
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Expressed in Elizabethan poetry as well as court rituals and events, a cult of_________formed around Elizabeth and dictated the nature of relations between herself and her court ?
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Which of the following statements offers the best definition of a novel of manners ?
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The term semiology was introduced by_____________?
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The ?Merchant of Venice? Written by Shakespeare is________________?
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In which work do you read: ?Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. ? ?
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Arthur, the good King of Britain?held a rich and royal court ?
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Which of the following best characterizes T.S. Eliot?s concept of the ?objective correlative? ?
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Which of the following works was NOT written by John Milton ?
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Which long Romantic poem opens with the line ?oh there is blessing in this gentle breeze? ?
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The study of the way that sequences of words are ordered into phrases, clauses, and sentences is called____________?
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How does New Historicism differ from traditional historicism ?
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The foundation story of what poem is the Genesis account of the Creation of the world and of Adam and Eve, culminating in the drama of their temptation and fall ?
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In the Middle Ages, what was the status of a married woman in relation to her husband ?
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Who is Mr. Tench in The Power and the Glory ?
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Which of the following is the earliest comedy of Shakespeare ?
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There are ______ consonant sounds in English IPA.
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This is the name of the report by Cotton Mather about the trial accusing Martha Carrier of witchcraft_______________?
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Which of the following controversial ideas surround the life and work of William Shakespeare ?
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The theory of Transformational Generative Grammar is contained in ____________?
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Milton in ?Samson Agonistes? uses a Chorus, which he borrows from what previous genre ?
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The cloud-spirits peeped from their silvery islands, as the congregated mirth went roaring up the sky! The Man in the Moon heard the far bellow. ?Oho,? quoth he, ?the old earth is frolicsome to-night!? This is_______________?
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Which of the following poetic lines is an example of a couplet ?
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Which literary form, developed in the fifteenth century, personified vices and virtues ?
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Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne of England after_____________?
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Whom does Mr.Haley choose from among Shelby?s slaves ?
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