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Question 11.Katherine Mansfield was most famous for writing in which form?
Question 22.Pope's main satirical source for 'The Rape of the Lock' comes from _____.
Question 33.Byron died while fighting alongside the soldiers of _____.
Question 44.What explains some of Tennyson's unrest with typical religious notions?
Question 55.After Charles Dickens' family was released from prison, why did he return to working at the factory?
Question 66._____ kills Tybalt, which leads to him being punished by _____.
Question 77.How are the opening lines of T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock meant to affect the reader?
Question 88.Which of the following women was Percy Shelley's second wife?
Question 99.Shakespearean comedies differ from comedies today in that _____.
Question 1010.What is the most important take-away from Coleridge's Kubla Khan?
Question 1111.What is the central question of Forster's A Passage to India?
Question 1212.Francis Bacon's ideas became the foundation of the modern study of _____.
Question 1313.Why hadn't Keats fully experienced Homer's language before?
Question 1414.Which Hopkins poem contains the line 'o Christ, Christ, come quickly'?
Question 1515.In T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (1942), which poem is about water?
Question 1616.In Dickens' Great Expectations, why did Miss Havisham raised Estella?
Question 1717.The storytelling device used to set up Conrad's Heart of Darkness is called _____.
Question 1818.Which major world event had a profound influence on the modernist movement?
Question 1919.Why do some people in theater refer to Macbeth as 'the Scottish play'?
Question 2020.What is the first part of Ozymandias that is described in Shelley's poem, and what is a reasonable explanation?
Question 2121.Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?
Question 2222.In Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' what are Kurtz's famous last words?
Question 2323.In Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, why was Septimus Smith traumatized?
Question 2424.Before Samuel Richardson started writing Pamela, what kind of work was it intended to be?
Question 2525.Which Radcliffe character is said to delight in 'the difficulties and tempests of life, which wreck the happiness of others'?
Question 2626.In Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, what is Dorian's Faustian bargain?
Question 2727.In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?
Question 2828.In Tennyson's poem, why does Ulysses (the narrator) hunger for adventure?
Question 2929.How did J. R. R. Tolkien influence Beowulf scholarship?
Question 3030.In 'Ode on Melancholy,' which emotion is inextricably linked to melancholy?
Question 3131.In Songs of Innocence, a _____ is used as a contrast against the tiger from Blake's Songs of Experience.
Question 3232.In 'The Prioress's Tale' in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, after being killed, the little boy miraculously keeps singing a hymn in praise of whom?
Question 3333.What is the prevailing theme in Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus?
Question 3434.What style of play is Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' and why?
Question 3535.In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' how does Heathcliff end up owning Wuthering Heights?
Question 3636.Which of the following is a recurring trait in most of Conrad's main characters?
Question 3737.In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Bingley takes an immediate liking to which Bennet sister?
Question 3838.Virginia Woolf was a member of a bohemian group of artists, writers, and thinkers called the _____.
Question 3939.Which novel was the first work by D.H. Lawrence to be condemned for obscenity?
Question 4040.In 'Ode on Melancholy', the Greek goddess Psyche is personified as _____.
Question 4141.What theme is George Eliot discussing in Middlemarch when she describes the light placed on the surface of a scratched mirror?
Question 4242.All of the following Romantic themes are present in Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' EXCEPT:
Question 4343.What code name do the revolutionaries use?
Question 4444.In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the Bennets are excited when _____ moves in to Netherfield Hall?
Question 4545.In Shakespeare's 'The Tempest,' which character did Prospero rescue from being imprisoned in a tree?
Question 4646.What historical event inspired Shelley to write Ode to the West Wind?
Question 4747.What happened to Samuel Beckett during WWII?
Question 4848.Why does Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man begin: ''Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road''?
Question 4949.How is the set in Waiting for Godot different from the kinds of sets one sees in the traditional theater of the time?
Question 5050.In Wordsworth's 'Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey,' why does Wordsworth perform 'little, nameless, unremembered, acts / Of kindness and love'?
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