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Romantic Poetry in English Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which one of the following is a major negative force in Blake's Songs of Experience?

Question 2 2. What historical event inspired Shelley to write Ode to the West Wind?

Question 3 3. What are the poems in Blake's Songs of Innocence mostly about?

Question 4 4. What historical event was one of the main sparks for the birth of Romantic poetry?

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. What happens at the end of Lord Byron's poem titled ''Don Juan?''

Question 7 7. Romantic poet William Blake was also known for his work in what other occupation?

Question 8 8.

The following lines are from what Romantic poem?

''When old age shall this generation waste,

Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe

Than ours, a friend to man...

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'--that is all

Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.''

Question 9 9. What two Romantic poets published the famous book of poetry called Lyrical Ballads?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is the BEST description of Byron's poem Beppo?

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Question 11 11. In William Blake's The Tyger, why is the speaker questioning God's creation of the title creature?

Question 12 12. Describe why Keats compares himself to Cortez.

Question 13 13. In ''On First Looking into Chapman's Homer,'' what does John Keats compare to reading Chapman's translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey?

Question 14 14. Which poem in Blake's Songs of Experience describes an invisible worm that flies in the night?

Question 15 15. Who might the fictitious woman represent in Wordsworth's Lucy poems?

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Question 16 16. Adonaïs is an elegy that Percy Shelley wrote following the death of the poet _____.

Question 17 17. Which Wordsworth poem is about John Milton?

Question 18 18. What is Percy Shelley's great poem ''Ozymandias'' about?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of a personification of nature in 'Ode on Melancholy'?

Question 20 20. How do odes differ from other kinds of poems?

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Question 21 21. In 'Ode on Melancholy', the Greek goddess Psyche is personified as _____.

Question 22 22. In regards to Coleridge's Kubla Khan, where is the Alph river?

Question 23 23. BOTH 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey' both focus on what Romantic ideal?

Question 24 24.

What do the following lines from William Blake's ''The Tyger'' mean?

''Tyger, tyger, burning bright

In the forests of the night:

What immortal hand or eye,

Could frame thy fearful symmetry?''

Question 25 25. Which figure is introduced in the final stanza of Coleridge's Kubla Khan?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which Coleridge poem is most notably influenced by opium?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a Romantic poet?

Question 29 29. What is one of the major Romantic themes of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ''Kubla Khan?''

Question 30 30. What is the first part of Ozymandias that is described in Shelley's poem, and what is a reasonable explanation?

Romantic Poetry in English Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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