English Literature Quiz 59
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How did the invention of the printing press affect European culture ?
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Who would be called the English Homer and father of English poetry ?
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Utopia was first printed in ?
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American Civil War was fought in_______________?
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In his essay ?The Death of the Author,? Roland Barthes argues what about literature ?
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The ?ish in the word ?childish? is ______________?
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Thoreau scales humans down to the size of ants in order to____________________?
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Thomas More?s Utopia placed the blame for society?s problems on_______________?
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Which of the following is NOT a theme of ?The Castle of Otranto? ?
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In which year Geoffrey Chaucer born ?
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Which of the following periodical publications (reviews and magazines) first appeared in the Romantic era ?
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Which of the following statements accurately characterizes the relationship between Italian Futurism and its historical context ?
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Which British philosopher believed that monarchs repressed citizens and that revolution is proper when a government does not protect its people ?
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The popularity of which Gothic novelist is parodied in Austen?s ?Northanger Abbey? ?
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?On his blindness?, a collection of sonnets is written by ?
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Which among the following is not a branch of linguistics ?
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In Acrene Wisse, what is the author?s advice regarding priests ?
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University Wits were those who ?
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In ?Samson Agonistes,? the character who tells others of Samson?s death is_____________?
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Which year Geoffrey Chaucer was born ?
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Applying human qualities to non-human things ?
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Triumph, my Britain, thou hast one to show To whom all scenes of Europe homage owe. He was not of an age, but for all time?. Who wrote above lines for Shakespeare ?
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The vivid imagery of the season is shown to_____________?
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Which of the following literary terms is NOT commonly deployed in Post- Colonial theory ?
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Which poem is considered Wordsworth?s magnum opus ?
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Who wrote ?Holy Sonnets? ?
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Hardy is a__________________?
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Whom did Aristotle consider the most tragic of the Greek dramatists ?
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Who of the following was both a poet and painter ?
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What was the relationship between Victorian poets and the Romantics ?
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To what does the phrase the stigma of printrefer ?
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W.E.B. Du Bois accuses Booker T. Washington of being______________?
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Which of the following comic playwrights made fun of Victorian values and pretensions ?
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Which of the following plays of Shakespeare has an epilogue ?
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Who was villain in Othello ?
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Which of the following periods of English literature came last ?
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Which philosopher had a particular influence on Coleridge ?
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Professor Hammer argues that Hart Crane?s poem ?Voyages? is a complex reply to which of the following modernist works ?
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Which social philosophy, dominant during the Industrial Revolution, dictated that only the free operation of economic laws would ensure the general welfare and that the government should not interfere in any person?s pursuit of their personal interests ?
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Who is the author of ?Heaven and Earth? ?
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Negative Capability to Keats, means_______________?
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Which of the following does Professor Hammer identify as one of the most important goals of Imagist poetry ?
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In Finnegans Wake, how does Joyce represent the theme of tragic love ?
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The poem ?In Flanders Fields? was written by John McCrae referring to which war ?
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Eliot was influenced by___________________?
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What name is given to the English literary period that emulated the Rome of Virgil, Horace, and Ovid ?
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Which one of the following works of Geoffrey Chaucer is an elegy written for Blanche of Lancaster ?
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He was not a Renaissance writer________________?
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How is Dante?s relationship with Beatrice an example of courtly love ?
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Where was Hamlet studying before he returned to Denmark ?
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