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17th and 18th Century English Literature Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. One of the most popular and vulgar examples of Restoration comedy is William Wycherley's _____.

Question 2 2. In Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock,' what prized possession does the wicked Baron steal from Belinda?

Question 3 3. Why is Pamela considered to be an epistolary novel?

Question 4 4. Which term do you think would be the best synonym for 'explained supernatural'?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is one of the things Romantic thinkers appreciated about Milton's writing?

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Question 6 6. What is the term for a highly sexualized, womanizing male character found in a Restoration comedy?

Question 7 7. Pope's main satirical source for 'The Rape of the Lock' comes from _____.

Question 8 8. In John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, the character known as Evangelist is BEST interpreted as a(n) _____.

Question 9 9. In Milton's 'Paradise Lost,' whom does Satan directly tempt (while in the form of a serpent) to get revenge on God and mankind?

Question 10 10. Who was England's first official poet laureate?

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Question 11 11. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the Brobdingnagians are primarily characterized by what trait?

Question 12 12. What is Pope's ultimate position in An Essay on Man?

Question 13 13. Which Defoe poem uses satire to support King William III?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is one of John Milton's unpopular beliefs?

Question 15 15. How does Swift's 'A Modest Proposal' function as a piece of satire?

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Question 16 16. In Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, who does Crusoe meet when shipwrecked that becomes his companion?

Question 17 17. Which Defoe novel is written from a woman's perspective?

Question 18 18. During the English Civil War, why did John Milton support Oliver Cromwell?

Question 19 19. How do you know that John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory and not just a story?

Question 20 20. Pope's big financial break came from _____?

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Question 21 21. To what genre does Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock' belong?

Question 22 22. Which writer did Milton particularly draw inspiration from in 'Paradise Lost'?

Question 23 23. In Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, who is the character Robinson Crusoe based on?

Question 24 24. Which novel is based on Defoe's own experience?

Question 25 25. What did the Conventicle Act prohibit?

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Question 26 26. Pope was known for embracing what poetic style?

Question 27 27. Which work caused Defoe to be thrown in jail?

Question 28 28. What exactly is the 'modest proposal' named in the title of Swift's essay?

Question 29 29. In Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, why did Crusoe go to the trouble of building a house, learning to cook, making his own clothes, raising goats and planting crops even though he was alone on the island?

Question 30 30. The Monmouth Rebellion was _____.

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