Kubla Khan Poem Quiz

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What did the person from Porlock do?

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Compared to the outside world, Xanadu is described as

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Who wrote the book Coleridge read that inspired the poem?

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When did Coleridge write "Kubla Khan

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What role did opium play in 'Kubla Khan'?

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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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What was the outstanding feature of the property?

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What mountain did the maid sing of?

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Where is the Alph river?

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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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What instrument did the Abyssinian maid play?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What does ‘Harlem Renaissance’ refer to?

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

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

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Tenses Quiz in English

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The things which will happen tomorrow will be in

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

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The time of your birth is

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Present Tense is divided into ______ parts.

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Tense means

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Which of the following is NOT a type of Tense?

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Which Tense is also known as "Progressive Tense"?

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How many types a Tense has?

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Which Tense is also known as "Simple Tense"?

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

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Dr Faustus Quiz by Christopher Marlowe

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How does Faustus humiliate this skeptic?

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What does Faustus offer in return for this service?

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

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

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Why does Mephistopheles refuse to answer this question?

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

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

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How long does Faustus demand that Mephistopheles serve him?

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

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What does Faustus fetch for the Duchess of Vanholt?

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Which city does Faustus visit extensively in scene 7?

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

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What happens to Faustus at the end of the play?

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

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Which characters instruct Faustus in the dark arts?

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Where, according to Mephistopheles, is hell?

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

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

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What does Mephistopheles refuse to tell Faustus?

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

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Which character is publicly skeptical of Faustus’s powers?

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

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

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How does Faustus sign his compact with Lucifer?

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

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The Man Who Knew Too Much Quiz

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

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What is the original speed of the rifle?

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Where did the writer meet private Quelch?

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In which shape did they stand first?

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

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Corporal was taking a lesson on?

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What is the position below the Sergeant rank?

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Who announced the name of the plane?

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What was their first lesson in camp?

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Whom did the officer nominate for permanent cook house duties?

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

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How many parts are there in a hand grenade?

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Who is known as ‘Ordinary Officer’?

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How did the Professor identify the plane?

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Who was Private Quelch?

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Metaphysical Poetry Quiz

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Richard Crashaw was born in

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Crashaw was expelled from his Fellowship for

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George Herbert was educated at

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Vaughan died in

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Herbert died at the early age of

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John Donne was imprisoned for his

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Donne's poetry falls into divisions

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Henry Vaughan studied law and became a

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With Donne, it may be said Caroline poetry

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

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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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Crashaw's secular poems were called

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Richard Crashaw was an eloquent

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Andrew Marvell was the son of

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Marvell's finest poem is the noble

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

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John Donne revolted against the tradition of

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Marvell's political satires look forward to those of

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Vaughan was at heart a

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Cowley's imitations of Pindar set the style for the

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

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

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Marvell became Latin Secretary to Milton and Memoa of Parliament 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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Which work of John Donne was highly approved by James I as a contribution to anti-Catholic controversy

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

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Silex Scintillans was a collection of Vaughan's

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Henry Vaughan regarded himself as a disciple of

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Richard Crashaw was a

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Cavalier Poetry Quiz

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The Cavalier Poets called themselves

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Cavalier poets wrote poems for publicity.

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

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John Suckling was educated at

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John Suckling was born in

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

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Robert Herrick served an apprenticeship as a

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

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Cavalier Poets were aristocrats

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Cavalier Poets were known as "Royalists"

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

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

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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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"Pleasure" was the main theme of Cavalier Poetry

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Richard Lovelace was born in

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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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Richard Lovelace suffered imprisonment

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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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Suckling died in

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Puritan Literature Quiz | John Milton

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Puritanism has Milton as its

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

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Which Milton's poem is based on patience

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

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Milton's "Comus” was published in

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Which poet helped Milton in writing when he became blind?

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Christian struggle for salvation is the theme of

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"Comus" was published in 1637

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

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Which one is Milton's elegy on Edward King?

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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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"Lycidas" of Milton is an/a

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

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

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Milton invokes the muses in "Paradise Lost"

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

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The Lady of Light was the nickname of

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How many books are there in "Paradise Lost"

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

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

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Restoration Satire Quiz

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

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"Mac Flecknoe" is 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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In "Absalom & Achitophel" the Biblical character Saul refers to

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

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In Dryden's "Mac Flecknoe" Mac means

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James, the Duke of York was a/an

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The slogan "follow nature" can be applied to

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Which of the following has not been authored by John Dryden

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

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

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The age of Dryden is called

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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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Who was king during the Restoration period?

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In "Absalom & Achitophel" Dryden attacked

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In what year did the Restoration period begin?

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

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Francis Bacon Essays Quiz

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Bacon's The Advancement of Learning appeared in

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The only essay of Bacon which is personal is

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

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Which work of Bacon is another Utopia?

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Bacon's History of Henry VII appeared in

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Bacon's general conception of essay was borrowed from

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Which writing of Bacon is philosophical?

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

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

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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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New Atlantis is modelled on

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Counsels, civil and moral is the subtitle given to

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

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

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Bacon became a member of Parliament in

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Bacon's The Advancement of Learning is embodied in his

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Which of the following is NOT an essay by Bacon

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

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The first edition of Bacon's essays were published in

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Where did Francis Bacon die?

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