English Literature Quiz 21

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English Literature Quiz 21

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Which of the following statements is/are TRUE concerning John Milton?s ideal republic ?

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Gunter Grass got Nobel Prize in________?

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Who wrote the following statement: ?When you asked me to speak about women and fiction I sat down on the banks of a river and began to wonder what the words meant? ?

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Reflections on Language is a book written by Noam Choamsky in__________?

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As a mode of literary criticism or theory, gender theory attempts to bring which of the following to literary texts ?

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The Oxford Movement was started by______________?

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Which of the following best defines satire ?

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The ?r? in red is articulated as a______________?

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The words denoting the colour ?red? and the past__tense of the verb ?read? ; ?right? and? ?write?; and ?site? and sight? are examples for________________?

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How many narrative arcs does Paradise Lost have ?

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In the narrative poem, ?The Rape of Lucrece,? who is Lucretia ?

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How many poets were included in Jhonson?s ?The Lives of Most Eminent English Poets? ?

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What was most frequently considered a source of pleasure and an object of inquiry by Augustan poets ?

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______________________is used to designate words pronounced differently though identically?

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The complex ranking system that Elizabethans believed ordered every single thing in the universe was known as_______________?

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Crime was ardently followed by punishment. Elizabethans had devised various ways to fine, humiliate, torture, and kill offenders. Which crime was punishable by death ?

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Dumas, whose father was a General in the French Army, is a Mulatto; Soulie, a Quadroon. He went from New-Orleans, where, though to the eye a white man, yet, as known to have African blood in his veins, he could never have enjoyed the privileges due to a human being. A Mulatto is a person who has one white parent and one black parent; what, then, is a Quadroon ?

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How did the increase in universities affect most middle-class women ?

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Which on of the following is first long poem in English ?

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Which of the following statements does NOT accurately characterize a lyric poem ?

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At the beginning of the play, the Scots are at war with which country ?

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According to Aristotle the unravelling of the plot_____________?

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The styles of The Owl and the Nightingale and Ancrene Riwle show what about the poetry and prose written around the year 1200 ?

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Which of the following offers the best definition of a theatrical tragedy ?

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Which of the following is true of Arthur Rimbaud?s poem ?Eternity? ?

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Which of the following was NOT a prominent theme of American and English modernist poetry ?

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According to the myth, how did frogs loose their teeth ?

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A person who writes about his own life writes ______________?

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Ultimately, the literary theory of deconstruction argues that___________?

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Who is the main protagonist of Paradise Lost ?

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Both the Gothic and sentimental fiction emphasize which of the following ?

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Why do most scholars assume that Radcliffe favored ?explained supernaturalism? ?

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Which of the following statements best defines the poetic form of the villanelle ?

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Who was appointed as Poet-Laureate after William Wordsworth ?

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______________________is a processes of word formation by which new words are formed by attaching prefixes or suffixes to the base form?

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Which novel did T. S. Eliot praise for utilizing a new ?mythical method? in place of the old ?narrative method? and demonstrates the use of ancient mythology in modernist fiction to think about ?making the modern world possible for art? ?

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For I have learned/To look on nature, not as in the hour/Of thoughtless youth; but hearing oftentimes/The sad, still music of humanity? ?

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In the phrase, ?thy seed shall bruise our foe,? ?thy? refers to__________________?

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The story is told from the point of view of________________?

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Postmodern writing often uses and as literary devices ?

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Tennyson?s ?Ulysses? can be characterized in all of the following ways, EXCEPT________________?

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Radcliffe?s version of the Gothic differs most from Walpole?s in its use of which of the following ?

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Which of the following is NOT a tenet of F.T. Marinetti?s ?Futurist Manifesto? ?

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Psychoanalytic criticism during its earliest stages tended to focus on_____________?

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?Fl?neur,? according to Dr. Heather Marcelle Crickenberger in her essay ?The Fl?neur,? is a term the French understand to mean which of the following ?

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The ?en in strengthen is a __________?

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Who wrote ?Shakespeare?s Later Comedies? ?

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How was the philosophical and popular emphasis on sensibility in the 18th century related to the development of the novel ?

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Thomas Paine?s ?The Rights of Man? argues that ________________?

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The consonant /l/ is called ____________?

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