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AP English - English Literary Periods and Movements: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. William Langland's Piers Plowman is an allegorical poem that differs from other kinds of poems because allegorical poems are _____.

Question 2 2. Which poets are considered part of the second generation of English Romantics?

Question 3 3. Francis Bacon's ideas became the foundation of the modern study of _____.

Question 4 4. Which of these English Renaissance figures was a well-known precise playwright, whose works include 'The Alchemist'?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was the new art of Modernism directly responding to?

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Question 6 6. Why was Lady Chatterley's Lover controversial?

Question 7 7. What crucial characteristic of Romantic literature is exemplified in Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe?

Question 8 8. Who wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight?

Question 9 9. How did the Licensing Act of 1737 contribute to the rise of the novel in the 18th century?

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

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Question 11 11. Which two poets are credited with launching the Romantic poetry movement in England?

Question 12 12. Which major world event had a profound influence on the modernist movement?

Question 13 13. Julian of Norwich is quoted by which twentieth-century poet?

Question 14 14. Which element of Romanticism is present in both Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights?

Question 15 15. How are the various different kinds of irony similar?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following poets is not considered part of the Romanticism movement?

Question 17 17. Caedmon's Hymn is the earliest recorded poem in Old English. What about its authorship makes it unique?

Question 18 18. What is the title of John Milton's epic poem about the fall of mankind?

Question 19 19. What historical event was one of the main sparks for the birth of Romantic poetry?

Question 20 20. What is the moral of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein?

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Question 21 21. Approximately when was modernist literature produced?

Question 22 22. One of the biggest difference between poetry themes from The Age of Enlightenment and the Romantic period is that the Enlightenment focused on _____ and the Romantics focused on _____.

Question 23 23. What does the term Renaissance refer to?

Question 24 24. Which of the following are three notable Victorian poets?

Question 25 25. In what popular Christopher Marlowe play does his subject sell his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge?

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Question 26 26. Why did the author of Middlemarch write under the pen name 'George Eliot?'

Question 27 27. During the Victorian era, improvements in technology increased rapidly. In what way was British society altered as a result of these changes?

Question 28 28. How did the printing press help propagate literary culture in the English Renaissance?

Question 29 29. Who do critics consider the most important figure of the English Renaissance?

Question 30 30. Why is Old English difficult for contemporary people to read?

AP English - English Literary Periods and Movements: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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