MTTC English: Victorian Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The line 'Theirs not to reason why / Theirs but to do or die' comes from what work?

Question 2 2. Which famous Victorian figure did Robert Browning marry?

Question 3 3. Hopkins's poems, like Hurrahing the Harvest and Harry Ploughman, combine which of the following themes?

Question 4 4. What is George Eliot's real name?

Question 5 5. Who was Ellen Ternan?

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Question 6 6. What led to Tennyson's recognition as England's Poet Laureate?

Question 7 7. What was particularly scandalous about George Eliot's life?

Question 8 8. Conrad is often considered a precursor to what literary movement?

Question 9 9. Why are Browning's dramatic monologues challenging?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is among Yeats' political accomplishments?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are three notable Victorian poets?

Question 12 12. Hopkins's poem Pied Beauty consists primarily of which of the following?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements best encapsulates E. M. Forster's take on class division?

Question 14 14. What theme/trope really drives George Eliot's work?

Question 15 15. How does The Second Coming portray Yeats' view of reality?

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Question 16 16.

The Second Coming is said to be:

A) A reflection of Europe post-World War I.

B) A metaphysical treatise on the nature of reality.

C) A poem about fairies.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the primary concern of sprung rhythm?

Question 18 18. How does E. M. Forster's A Passage to India differ from his other novels?

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

Question 20 20. Charles Dickens became well-known for consistently utilizing what theme throughout his writings?

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Question 21 21. Given Robert Browning's typical poetic subjects, what did he seem to have a fascination with?

Question 22 22. During the Victorian era, improvements in technology increased rapidly. In what way was British society altered as a result of these changes?

Question 23 23. What was the format for most of Dickens' published work?

Question 24 24. What is W.B. Yeats' most famous poem?

Question 25 25. All of the following E.M. Forster novels were adapted into films, EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. Why did Dickens use satire in his work?

Question 27 27. Why is Gerard Manley Hopkins considered to be a forerunner of modernist poetry?

Question 28 28. What is one accolade for which Tennyson is well-known?

Question 29 29. Yeats' middle period of poetry is marked by _____.

Question 30 30. Which E. M. Forster novel puts a romantic homosexual relationship front-and-center?

MTTC English: Victorian Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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