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English Literature Quiz 60

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The 18th century work ?Tom Jones? was written by whom ?

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______________are words which differ only in one phoneme ?

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The Lyrical Ballads was published in____________________?

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Which of these Kings was the subject of a play by Marlowe ?

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?Paradise Lost? is considered a______________?

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The poem ?Chicago? is written by________________?

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Which one of the following writers is not woman ?

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The Battle of Baladava in the Crimean War finds its reference in the poem__________?

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What is the original meaning of the word ?Gothic? ?

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Which writer was not active under both Elizabeth I and James I ?

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Which British philosopher of the Romantic era despised monarchies, believed that the best form of government was no government at all, and argued that change can only come from people treating each other with sincerity and benevolence ?

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Oscar Wilde?s ?The Picture of Dorian Gray? is an example of which of the following literary trends ?

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Sounds articulated by the tip of the tongue placed against the upper teeth are called___________________?

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Which of the following is the best example of a mystery play ?

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In which of the following ways does Radcliffe?s The Mysteries of Udolpho combine the features of the Gothic and the sentimental ?

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The title of Carlyle?s ?Sartor Resartus? means ?

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Which poet would most likely express an adherence to atheism in his writing ?

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The term ______________is used to designate words which are spelt differently but pronounced alike and which are different in meaning ?

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In her text, ?History of the Novel?, How does Dr. Agatha Taormina define the novel ?

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The use of ?whale-road?for sea and ?lifehouse? for body are examples of what literary technique, popular in Old English poetry ?

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In the play, ?Macbeth,? who becomes king immediately after Duncan?s murder ?

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Which of the following themes/motifs was/were often found in literature of ?courtly love? ?

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Which of the following themes or subjects was not common in the works of Cavalier poets, such as Thomas Carew, Sir John Denham, Edmund Walter, Sir John Suckling, James Shirely, Richard Lovelace, and Robert Herrick ?

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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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She was a blooming lass of fresh eighteen, plump as a partridge, ripe and melting and rosy-cheeked as one of her father?s peaches, and universally famed, not merely for her beauty, but her vast expectations. . . . She wore ornaments of pure yellow gold to set off her charms, and a provokingly short petticoat to display the prettiest foot and ankle in the country round. This is_______________?

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Who were the Two Nationsreferred to in the subtitle of Disraeli?s Sybil (1845) ?

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It was the very witching time of night that he, heavyhearted and crestfallen, pursued his travel homeward. Far below, the Tappan Zee spread its dusky waters. In the dead hush of midnight he could hear the faint barking of a watchdog from the opposite shore. The night grew darker and darker; the stars seemed to sink deeper in the sky, and driving clouds occasionally hid them from his sight. This passage is from________________?

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Which of the following would most likely be the theme of a medieval romance ?

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Which writer arranged for the publication of The Dubliners ?

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In ?The Wife of Bath?s Tale,? what does Alisoun say women want most ?

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In Beowulf, what does the representation of Hrothgar suggest about rulers ?

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The narrator returns home during the_______________?

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Which of the following texts is an example of epic poetry ?

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Choose the best answer. Which of the following statements is true concerning epic poetry ?

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In __________ year Shakespeare bought the largest house in Stratford, called New place ?

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In which year did Chaucer fought in Hundred Years? War between France and England ?

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Which of the following is an important component of John Foxe?s martyrology ?

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Violet Cristoforo was honored for collecting what kind of poetry in her anthology ?May Sky? ?

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John Donne is, in some sense, the originator of metaphysical poetry. But who is most closely associated with the ?founding? of neoclassical poetry ?

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How has Stephen Dunn been described in ?the Oxford Companion to 20th Century Poetry ?

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In which the the famous work Lyrical Ballads published ?

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Which of the following poets would most likely be categorized as a late-Victorian poet ?

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?Poetry is emotions recollected in tranquility.? Who has defined poetry in these words ?

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Of the two, reverend Sir,? said the voice like the deacon?s, ?I had rather miss an ordination-dinner than to-night?s meeting. They tell me that some of our community are to be here from Falmouth and beyond, and others from Connecticut and Rhode-Island; besides several of the Indian powows, who, after their fashion, know almost as much deviltry as the best of us. A ?powow? in this context is___________?

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In her essay ?The Poem as Event,? Louise M. Rosenblatt sees the reader as performing what function ?

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What Renaissance text uses martyrology as a device to historicize the conflict between the true Church and the false Church in England ?

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Who is called the father of English Poetry ?

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The crisis over the Exclusion Bill effectively divided the country into which two political parties ?

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What is false consciousness ?

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is the end of fame_______________?

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