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Literary Time Periods: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Approximately when was modernist literature produced?

Question 2 2. Why is Old English difficult for contemporary people to read?

Question 3 3. Which characteristics of the Romantic movement were expressed through a focus on nature?

Question 4 4. Which statement correctly compares Ben Franklin to the character Natty Bumppo?

Question 5 5. How did Americans react to the Age of Reason fifty years after the Revolutionary War?

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Question 6 6. How was Thanatopsis typical of Romantic literature?

Question 7 7. Julian of Norwich is quoted by which twentieth-century poet?

Question 8 8. Which major world event had a profound influence on the modernist movement?

Question 9 9. Who wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight?

Question 10 10. William Langland's Piers Plowman is an allegorical poem that differs from other kinds of poems because allegorical poems are _____.

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Question 11 11. Why was Lady Chatterley's Lover controversial?

Question 12 12. Caedmon's Hymn is the earliest recorded poem in Old English. What about its authorship makes it unique?

Question 13 13. Which two poets are credited with launching the Romantic poetry movement in England?

Question 14 14. How are the various different kinds of irony similar?

Question 15 15. 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 _____.

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

Question 17 17. Which of the following was the new art of Modernism directly responding to?

Question 18 18. Which poets are considered part of the second generation of English Romantics?

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

Question 20 20. How did immigration affect the development of Romanticism in the United States?

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