English 101 Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Katherine Mansfield was most famous for writing in which form?

Question 2 2. Pope's main satirical source for 'The Rape of the Lock' comes from _____.

Question 3 3. Byron died while fighting alongside the soldiers of _____.

Question 4 4. What explains some of Tennyson's unrest with typical religious notions?

Question 5 5. After Charles Dickens' family was released from prison, why did he return to working at the factory?

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Question 6 6. _____ kills Tybalt, which leads to him being punished by _____.

Question 7 7. How are the opening lines of T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock meant to affect the reader?

Question 8 8. Which of the following women was Percy Shelley's second wife?

Question 9 9. Shakespearean comedies differ from comedies today in that _____.

Question 10 10. What is the most important take-away from Coleridge's Kubla Khan?

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Question 11 11. What is the central question of Forster's A Passage to India?

Question 12 12. Francis Bacon's ideas became the foundation of the modern study of _____.

Question 13 13. Why hadn't Keats fully experienced Homer's language before?

Question 14 14. Which Hopkins poem contains the line 'o Christ, Christ, come quickly'?

Question 15 15. In T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (1942), which poem is about water?

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Question 16 16. In Dickens' Great Expectations, why did Miss Havisham raised Estella?

Question 17 17. The storytelling device used to set up Conrad's Heart of Darkness is called _____.

Question 18 18. Which major world event had a profound influence on the modernist movement?

Question 19 19. Why do some people in theater refer to Macbeth as 'the Scottish play'?

Question 20 20. What is the first part of Ozymandias that is described in Shelley's poem, and what is a reasonable explanation?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?

Question 22 22. In Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' what are Kurtz's famous last words?

Question 23 23. In Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, why was Septimus Smith traumatized?

Question 24 24. Before Samuel Richardson started writing Pamela, what kind of work was it intended to be?

Question 25 25. Which Radcliffe character is said to delight in 'the difficulties and tempests of life, which wreck the happiness of others'?

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Question 26 26. In Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, what is Dorian's Faustian bargain?

Question 27 27. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 28 28. In Tennyson's poem, why does Ulysses (the narrator) hunger for adventure?

Question 29 29. How did J. R. R. Tolkien influence Beowulf scholarship?

Question 30 30. In 'Ode on Melancholy,' which emotion is inextricably linked to melancholy?

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Question 31 31. In Songs of Innocence, a _____ is used as a contrast against the tiger from Blake's Songs of Experience.

Question 32 32. 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 33 33. What is the prevailing theme in Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus?

Question 34 34. What style of play is Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' and why?

Question 35 35. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' how does Heathcliff end up owning Wuthering Heights?

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Question 36 36. Which of the following is a recurring trait in most of Conrad's main characters?

Question 37 37. In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Bingley takes an immediate liking to which Bennet sister?

Question 38 38. Virginia Woolf was a member of a bohemian group of artists, writers, and thinkers called the _____.

Question 39 39. Which novel was the first work by D.H. Lawrence to be condemned for obscenity?

Question 40 40. In 'Ode on Melancholy', the Greek goddess Psyche is personified as _____.

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Question 41 41. What theme is George Eliot discussing in Middlemarch when she describes the light placed on the surface of a scratched mirror?

Question 42 42. All of the following Romantic themes are present in Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' EXCEPT:

Question 43 43. What code name do the revolutionaries use?

Question 44 44. In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the Bennets are excited when _____ moves in to Netherfield Hall?

Question 45 45. In Shakespeare's 'The Tempest,' which character did Prospero rescue from being imprisoned in a tree?

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Question 46 46. What historical event inspired Shelley to write Ode to the West Wind?

Question 47 47. What happened to Samuel Beckett during WWII?

Question 48 48. 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 49 49. How is the set in Waiting for Godot different from the kinds of sets one sees in the traditional theater of the time?

Question 50 50. 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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