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Intro to English Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which character in the poem does Grendel NOT attempt to kill and devour?

Question 2 2. Why is Grendel considered by many critics and readers of Beowulf to be an interesting character?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is NOT a motivation for Grendel's actions in Beowulf?

Question 4 4. The Neoclassical age in literature covered the years____~.

Question 5 5. In which of his epic poems did Lord Byron first introduce the literary model of the Byronic hero?

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Question 6 6. The Neoclassical period in literature ended in 1798 when ____~.

Question 7 7. How is Grendel finally killed in Beowulf?

Question 8 8. What element does the metaphysical poetry of John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell and Henry Vaughan have in common?

Question 9 9. Grendel and his mother are identified by the narrator of the poem as which of the following?

Question 10 10. There are ____stages of Neoclassical literature.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following fictional characters might NOT be considered a Byronic hero?

Question 12 12. According to literary critics and biographers, why did Lord Byron develop the archetype of the Byronic hero?

Question 13 13. Which of the following would NOT be considered a metaphysical question?

Question 14 14. Metaphysical poetry:

Question 15 15. Which of these is a typical type of literature in the Neoclassical age?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is untrue of metaphysical poetry?

Question 17 17. How are Byronic heroes different from traditional Romantic heroes?

Question 18 18. The Neoclassical era was so named because ____~.

Question 19 19. Who is known as the founder and master of metaphysical poetry?

Intro to English Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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