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British Poetry for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What led to Tennyson's recognition as England's Poet Laureate?

Question 2 2. Why did Spenser write 'The Faerie Queene'?

Question 3 3. At the beginning of the poem 'Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey,' what does Wordsworth describe in detail?

Question 4 4. Byron died while fighting alongside the soldiers of _____.

Question 5 5. In Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' who steers the ship towards home?

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Question 6 6. During which period did Spenser write?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the BEST description of Byron's poem Beppo?

Question 8 8. What best explains Tennyson's position on religion by the conclusion of In Memoriam, A.H.H.?

Question 9 9. In Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' why did the sailors hang the albatross around the mariner's neck?

Question 10 10. All of the following poems were written by Keats EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. When Wordsworth visited Tintern Abbey, what was it like?

Question 12 12. The line, 'Tis better to have loved and lost / Than never to have loved at all' comes from what work?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a characteristic trait of a Byronic Hero?

Question 14 14. The lasting success of Tennyson's In Memoriam, A.H.H. can be contributed to which of the following?

Question 15 15. All of the following are examples of supernatural forces in Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. Based on general consensus, was the Person from Porlock a real person or a literary device? What might be a reasonable justification?

Question 17 17. Which moment is Keats alluding to when he describes himself as being 'like some watcher of the skies' in the sonnet 'On First Looking into Chapman's Homer'?

Question 18 18. In 'Ode on Melancholy,' why does the narration speak directly to the reader?

Question 19 19. How is Tennyson's work most identified?

Question 20 20. What is the most important take-away from Coleridge's Kubla Khan?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following works by William Blake presents hell as a place that is not so bad?

Question 22 22. What explains some of Tennyson's unrest with typical religious notions?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is Edmund Spenser's most famous work?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. In Ode on a Grecian Urn, all of the following are images that Keats described on the urn, EXCEPT a _____.

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Question 26 26. In the final stanza of Shelley's Ode to the West Wind, what are the 'dead thoughts' that the speaker compares to 'wither'd leaves'?

Question 27 27. Why is Byron's Don Juan dedicated to Robert Southey?

Question 28 28. How was Keats' 'Endymion: A Poetic Romance' received by critics?

Question 29 29. Which of the following poets is not considered part of the Romanticism movement?

Question 30 30. What is one accolade for which Tennyson is well-known?

British Poetry for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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