Kubla Khan Poem Quiz

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What did the person from Porlock do?

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What was the outstanding feature of the property?

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Where is the Alph river?

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What is the sacred river where it was built?

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Which figure is introduced in the final stanza of the poem?

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Who wrote the book Coleridge read that inspired the poem?

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What instrument did the Abyssinian maid play?

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Compared to the outside world, Xanadu is described as

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What role did opium play in 'Kubla Khan'?

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What mountain did the maid sing of?

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When did Coleridge write "Kubla Khan

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A traveler asked the poet for directions and much of the vision's images were lost. Where was this anonymous but legendary traveler from?

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UGC NET English Question Paper 2019 June

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Which of the following plays 18 characterized by the exclusivity of a Single character talking to himself?

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Which one of the following groups of novelists has, in the given order, Captain Ahab, Hester Prynne, Roderick Usher and Daisy Miller as characters in their novels?

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Identify the stage that falls between the imaginary and symbolic stages according to Jacques Lacan :

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In which of the following paired terms, the relationship between the active and passive forms of a sentence can be best established?

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Which of the following aptly names the language resulting from the contact of two mutually unintelligible language systems?

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In which play, other than Julius Caesar, has Shakespeare depicted the Romans better than the Roman writers themselves have done?

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Which of the following books is written by an Englishman in universal Latin, is further added to by the Flemish Peter Giles, is revised by the Dutch Erasmus, is printed at Louvain in 1516, later at Paris, still later at Basie, where it was illustrated by two woodcuts from the hand of the German Holbein?

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Which one of the following paired terms is correct in its explication?

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What is the name of the poetic style characterized by short staccato rhymed lines, as shown below? What can it avayle To dryve forth a snayie, Or to make a sayle Of a herynges tayle?

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Who is the author of the essay, The Rationale of the Copy-Text?

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While looking for publication details of a book, a researcher may consult the book’s copyright page, which may appear

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Which novel by J . G. Farrell describes the experiences of a polio Victim?

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What, in sum, is Sidney’s point in the following? “Nature never set forth the earth in so rich tapestry as divers poets have done; neither with pleasant rivets, fruitless trees, sweet—smelling flowers, not what so ever else may make the too-much-loved earth more lovely. Her world is brazen, the poets only deliver a golden” (Philip Sidney)

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In Eliot’s Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock who among the following painters is the subject of conversation among the perambulating women?

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Which one of the following is the right definition of ‘peer review“?

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Which version of the Lyrical Ballads was the first one to have the Preface by Wordsworth?

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Considering the story of the novel, what does the title Dombey and Son stand for?

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What term used by Ferdinand de Saussure corresponds to Noam Chomsky’s term ‘performance’?

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Who among the following is celebrated in John Keats’s Lines on the Mermaid Tavern?

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“Culture is ordinary: that is the first fact.” Which one of the following is the source of this statement?

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Read the following lines : IN A STATION OF THE METRO The apparition of these faces in the crowd : Petals on a wet, black bough. Which of the following poetic programmes is illustrated by the above lines?

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Which of the following works is reviewed in George Orwell’s essay, Inside the Whale?

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Which of the following two points Were emphasised by ‘Wood’s Despatch of 1854’?

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Who among the following analysed the naturalizing of connotative meanings into myths?

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Which one of the following correctly describes the meaning of Macbeth’s words ‘Life is but a walking shadow’?

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What does ‘Harlem Renaissance’ refer to?

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Who’s the author of the short story, The Ghost of Firozsha Bang?

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What was Gramsci’s term for cultural consensus supporting capitalism?

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Identify the two names from the following who are associated with Hermeneutics :

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From among the following, identify the two correct statements in Johnson’s criticism of Shakespeare :

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Which two writers have written essays on the defence of poetry?

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From which Greek word does the term ‘comedy’ derive and what does it mean?

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What is the meaning of ‘langue’ in Saussurean linguistics?

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What is the meaning of Ziauddin Sardar’s statement? “Cultural studies started as a dissenting intellectual tradition outside academia, dedicated to exposing power in all its cultural forms. But it has now become a discipline and a part of the academic establishment and its power structure.”

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Which one of the following is the source of the passage given below? “I have observed with growing anxiety the career of this word culture during the past six of seven years. We may find it natural, and significant, that during a period of unparalleled destructiveness, this word should come to have an important role. . .”

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Which of the following novels by Iris Murdoch tells the story of an ageing theatre celebrity who withdraws into a life of seclusion and writes a diary/journal/novel?

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In Which of Anita Desai’s novels does an insane wife kill her husband?

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Which artistic technique best describes the interplay of light and shade in the following lines? “I have looked at it so long I think it is part of my heart. But it flickers. Faces and darkness separate us over and over A woman bends over me, Searching my reaches for what she really is Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon. I see her back, and reflect it faithfully.”

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Which of the following sociologists’ ideas on the practice of receiving and giving gifts are used by J. Hillis Miller to reinforce her arguments in the essay, Critic as Host

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Who among the following is mourned in Walt Whitman’s 0 Captain! My Captain!?

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What, according to Raymond Williams, is the right description of the term ‘Cultural Materialism’?

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By which two of the following processes, according to Michel Foucault, does power operate?

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Identify the author in whose works the character Ashenden appears many times :

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“The great English novelists are Jane Austen, George Eliot, Henry James and Joseph Conrad.” Which one of the following critical texts begins with the above assertion?

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“He that is not with us is against us. He that is not against us is with us.” Who said this?

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“The last temptation is the greatest treason To do the right deed for the wrong reason.” (T . S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral) Why is the ‘temptation’, ‘treason’ for the speaker of the lines?

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Who of the following are being talked about in the following lines? “. .. you seem to misunderstand me, By each at once her choppy finger laying Upon her skinny lips: you should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so.”

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For which one of the following reasons, in Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Gray breaks down when he sees his finished portrait?

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Which one of the following novels of Jane Austen was abandoned unfinished?

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Which type of textual copy is concerned With an assessment of the physical details of the books and their exact relationship to the condition in which the book was planned to appear at the time of its initial publication?

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Tenses Quiz in English

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Which of the following is NOT a type of Tense?

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The time of your birth is

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Tense means "Kaal" in Hindi and "Zamana" in Urdu

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Which of the following is NOT a type of Present Tense?

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Present Tense is divided into ______ parts.

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Which Tense is also known as "Simple Tense"?

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Which Tense is also known as "Progressive Tense"?

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Tense means

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How many types a Tense has?

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The things which will happen tomorrow will be in

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Dr Faustus Quiz by Christopher Marlowe

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What happens to Faustus at the end of the play?

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What happens to the horse that Faustus sells to the horse-courser?

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What trick does Faustus, while invisible, play on the pope?

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What does Mephistopheles refuse to tell Faustus?

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What is the name of the ruler of hell in Doctor Faustus?

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Where, according to Mephistopheles, is hell?

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Which city does Faustus visit extensively in scene 7?

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In the Prologue, who introduces the story of Doctor Faustus?

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How does Faustus humiliate this skeptic?

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What does the horse-courser think he is removing from Faustus’s body after Faustus wakes?

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Who agrees, under duress, to become Wagner’s servant?

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How does Faustus sign his compact with Lucifer?

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Which character is publicly skeptical of Faustus’s powers?

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What is the meaning of the words that appear on Faustus’s arm in Latin?

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Which characters instruct Faustus in the dark arts?

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How long does Faustus demand that Mephistopheles serve him?

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Who tries to persuade Faustus to repent just before he reseals his pact with Lucifer?

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When he first summons Mephistopheles, how does Faustus ask him to appear?

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What famous beauty does Mephistopheles present to Faustus in scene 12?

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Which historical figure does Faustus conjure up for the emperor to see?

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To which Greek mythological character is Faustus compared in the Prologue?

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What fields of learning does Faustus consider before he turns to magic?

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What does Faustus fetch for the Duchess of Vanholt?

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Why does Mephistopheles refuse to answer this question?

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What does Faustus offer in return for this service?

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The Man Who Knew Too Much Quiz

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When did the turning point come in the Professor’s life?

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What was their first lesson in camp?

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What is the original speed of the rifle?

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What is the position below the Sergeant rank?

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Who was Private Quelch?

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Who questioned the professor that, “You had any training before”?

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Who announced the name of the plane?

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What is the speed of riffle as told by the sergeant?

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Where did the writer meet private Quelch?

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Whom did the officer nominate for permanent cook house duties?

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How did the Professor identify the plane?

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Who is known as ‘Ordinary Officer’?

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How many parts are there in a hand grenade?

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In which shape did they stand first?

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Corporal was taking a lesson on?

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Metaphysical Poetry Quiz

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John Donne revolted against the tradition of

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Henry Vaughan studied law and became a

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Richard Crashaw was a

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Donne's poetry falls into divisions

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A serious illness in .... led to Vaughan's deep religious fervour.

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Richard Crashaw was born in

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A Priest to the Temple: or the Country Parson, his Character and Rule of Holy Life is a..... of George Herbert.

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Vaughan's "The Retreat" has been compared to Wordsworth's

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Richard Crashaw was an eloquent

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Marvell's finest poem is the noble

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Marvell became Latin Secretary to Milton and Memoa of Parliament in

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Marvell's political satires look forward to those of

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Annihilating all that's made, To a green thought in a green shade. These lines occur in Marvell's

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Herbert's collection of religious poems The Temple, Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations was published in

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Vaughan was at heart a

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Donne's The Progress of the Soul and Metempsychosis are illustrations of his

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Crashaw's secular poems were called

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About Cowley's collection of poems The Mistress, who remarked that it had no power of seduction?

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George Herbert was educated at

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Which work of John Donne was highly approved by James I as a contribution to anti-Catholic controversy

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Vaughan died in

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Cowley's imitations of Pindar set the style for the

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John Donne was imprisoned for his

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With Donne, it may be said Caroline poetry

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Herbert died at the early age of

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Henry Vaughan regarded himself as a disciple of

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Crashaw was expelled from his Fellowship for

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Silex Scintillans was a collection of Vaughan's

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Steps to the Temple was the name given to his collection of

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Andrew Marvell was the son of

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Cavalier Poetry Quiz

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Richard Lovelace suffered imprisonment

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Cavalier Poets were aristocrats

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Cavalier poets wrote poems for publicity.

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John Suckling was born in

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Richard Lovelace was born in

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The common format of Cavaliers for poetry was "Roses are red, violets are blue"

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John Suckling was educated at

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Which of the following Cavalier Poets wrote both Secular as well as Religious Poems?

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Carew produced a mixture of classical influence of Jonson with the metaphysical influence of Donne suited to the atmosphere of the Court of

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The Cavalier Poets called themselves

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The happiest expression of Herrick's powers may found in his

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Which of the following was NOT a role model of Cavalier Poets?

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Robert Herrick served an apprenticeship as a

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To whom did Carew pay the tribute as the poet who "ruled as he thought fit The universal monarchy of wit'?

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Cavalier Poets lived at the court of Charles II

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Robert Herrick turned to the classical lyric for

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Suckling died in

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Which poem of Lovelace uses imagery that is as much Petrarchan as metaphysical?

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Cavalier Poets were known as "Royalists"

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"Pleasure" was the main theme of Cavalier Poetry

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Puritan Literature Quiz | John Milton

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'I was born in London of an honest family. I hardly ever left my studies or went to bed before midnight.' Milton said in

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Milton's "Comus” was published in

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"Comus" was published in 1637

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Which Milton's work is without a trace of Puritanism?

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What did God do to invoke Satan's disobedience in "Paradise Lost"?

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Puritanism has Milton as its

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In "Lycidas", the King has been presented as a

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In "Paradise Lost", Adam forgives Eve for her sin.

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Satan is portrayed as being wholly evil in "Paradise Lost".

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In "Paradise Lost", Satan and his fallen ones cannot redeem themselves.

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The Lady of Light was the nickname of

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"Lycidas" of Milton is an/a

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Milton's "On his Blindness" is a/an

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Milton invokes the muses in "Paradise Lost"

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Which Milton's poem is based on patience

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"Paradise Regained" and "Samson Agonistes" were published together in

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Which one is Milton's elegy on Edward King?

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Christian struggle for salvation is the theme of

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Name the one Seraph who stands up to Satan in the name of God in "Paradise Lost".

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Which poet helped Milton in writing when he became blind?

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How many books are there in "Paradise Lost"

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Restoration Satire Quiz

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In "Absalom & Achitophel" Dryden attacked

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In "Absalom & Achitophel" David in Old Testament allegorically refers to

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In "Absalom & Achitophel" the character of Achitophel refers to

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Each line of a heroic couplet is

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Neo-Classical Age is also called

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Which of the following has not been authored by John Dryden

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The slogan "follow nature" can be applied to

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In what year did the Restoration period begin?

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Dryden's "Absalom & Achitophel" alludes to the Biblical

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Dryden's Mac Flecknoe has been written in

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In this line taken from Dryden's "Mac Flecknoe", 'this aged Prince' refers to

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In "Absalom & Achitophel" the Biblical character Saul refers to

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"Mac Flecknoe" is a personal satire. It is dedicated

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During Augustan Age ... came to be regarded as an essential quality of English Literature.

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"Mac Flecknoe" is a/an

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James, the Duke of York was a/an

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"All human things are subject to decay And, when fate summons, monarchs must obey" These lines occur in

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Who was king during the Restoration period?

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Which of the following is called the Father of English criticism?

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The age of Dryden is called

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In Dryden's "Mac Flecknoe" Mac means

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Francis Bacon Essays Quiz

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Which work of Bacon is another Utopia?

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Bacon's The Advancement of Learning is embodied in his

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Bacon's essays in first edition are ______ in number.

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Which of the following is NOT an essay by Bacon

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New Atlantis is modelled on

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Bacon became a member of Parliament in

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Which essayist wrote both in Latin and English?

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Where was Francis Bacon born?

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Which work of Bacon was left incomplete due to his sudden death?

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Bacon's general conception of essay was borrowed from

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The only essay of Bacon which is personal is

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Which writing of Bacon is philosophical?

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The first edition of Bacon's essays were published in

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Who called Bacon the first essayist, as he remains for sheer mass and weight of genius?

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Counsels, civil and moral is the subtitle given to

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Bacon's The Advancement of Learning appeared in

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Bacon's History of Henry VII appeared in

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Where did Francis Bacon die?

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"Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man." Who said?

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Francis Bacon was born in

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How much fine Francis Bacon had to pay when he was found guilty of corruption?

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Where does Bacon advise one to divide with the reason between self-love and society'?

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Who called Bacon's style an index of the emergence of the modern world?

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