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Question 11.The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?
Question 22.In The Knight's Tale from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, cousins Arcite and Palamon end up staging a battle for the heart of which lady?
Question 33.Which of the following works of Ben Jonson's did Samuel Taylor Coleridge refer to as one of the most perfect plots in all of literature?
Question 44.In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the Brobdingnagians are primarily characterized by what trait?
Question 55.Which of the following is NOT an element of Gothic literature?
Question 66.Which one of the following is a major negative force in Blake's Songs of Experience?
Question 77.Which of the following is NOT a theme related to Yeats' 'The Second Coming'?
Question 88.Who do critics consider the most important figure of the English Renaissance?
Question 99.In Woolf's To the Lighthouse, what kind of artist is Lily Briscoe?
Question 1010.In Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, why doesn't Catherine marry Heathcliff even though she loves him?
Question 1111.Which of Marlowe's plays do critics consider a turning point for thematic and plot complexity in Elizabethan theater?
Question 1212.Which of the following is a poem in dedication to something that has passed?
Question 1313.'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times' is a line from what Victorian novel?
Question 1414.Which of the following is the BEST description of Byron's poem Beppo?
Question 1515.In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Jane accepts a job as a governess at Thornfield Hall after leaving where?
Question 1616._____ is an example of a Shakespearean _____, typically categorized by a happy ending, in comparison to _____, which is known as a tragedy because of the deaths of most of the characters.
Question 1717.Which of the following describes Byron's Don Juan?
Question 1818.In Dickens' Oliver Twist, which character removes Oliver from the workhouse?
Question 1919.A narrator who describes the main character using the word, 'you,' is a _____ person narrator.
Question 2020.Charles Dickens became well-known for consistently utilizing what theme throughout his writings?
Question 2121.What is the reason for Charles Darnay changing his name?
Question 2222.How did the Romantic period differ from the Age of Enlightenment?
Question 2323.How is the set in Waiting for Godot different from the kinds of sets one sees in the traditional theater of the time?
Question 2424.In which type of novel would one most likely see a red herring?
Question 2525.Why might someone write an elegy?
In T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, the following lines are an example of which Modernist device?
'What are you thinking of? What thinking? What? / I never know what you are thinking. Think.' I think we are in rats' alley / Where the dead men lost their bones.'
Question 2727.In Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn, in the scene with two lovers beneath a tree, why don't they kiss?
Question 2828.Which of the following is the best description of dramatic irony in British drama?
Question 2929.Which of the following is NOT a strategy to answer multiple-choice literature questions?
The following lines is from what Romantic text?
'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.'
Question 3131.Why did magical realism originate in Latin America?
Question 3232.What is the most important take-away from Coleridge's Kubla Khan?
Question 3333.In Tennyson's poem, why does Ulysses (the narrator) hunger for adventure?
Question 3434.In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, how do Viola and Sebastian end up on Illyria?
Question 3535.In Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, why does Septimus tries to kill himself after seeing his psychiatrist, Dr. Bradshaw?
Question 3636.Why is Sir Walter Scott's genre (the modern historical novel) is still popular today?
Question 3737.In 'The Nun's Priest's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, how do Chauntecleer and the fox's actions depict the moral of the story -- Don't trust a flatterer?
Question 3838.Which line (or lines) from T. S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' may offer an explanation of the poem's disjointed structure and inclusion of countless snippets of other texts?
Question 3939.How would you describe Mark Antony's funeral speech in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar?
Question 4040.William Langland's Piers Plowman is which an allegorical poem, which differs from other kinds of poems because allegorical poems are _____.
Question 4141.In a surprise twist in Dickens' Great Expectations, which character is revealed to be the child of Magwitch?
Question 4242.The reason that songs many times can be made out of poems is because of the _____.
Question 4343.In Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, what does Malvolio want Sir Toby to stop doing?
Question 4444.How does E. M. Forster's A Passage to India differ from his other novels?
Question 4545.In Dickens' David Copperfield, who acts as an early mother figure for David?
Question 4646.What is the rhythm of a poem?
Question 4747.Both Great Expectations and David Copperfield are what kind of novels?
Question 4848.In Dickens' Great Expectations, why does Magwitch gives Pip money?
Question 4949.What is the moral of 'The Nun's Priest's Tale?'
Question 5050.In The Miller's Tale of 'The Canterbury Tales', when Absalon arrives at the window to ask for a kiss, Alisoun presents her _____.
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