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Ch 14: GACE English: Romantic Poetry in English Literature

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Let us help you review the great romantic poets and their poems as you prepare for the GACE English exam. Use these video lessons to learn what you'll need to correctly answer questions on this topic.

GACE English: Romantic Poetry in English Literature - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to brush up on your knowledge of romantic poetry and poets as you prepare for the GACE English exam. Our videos and quizzes offer information that can help you tackle questions on romantic poets and their works, including:

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Lord Byron
  • Percy Shelley
  • John Keats
  • William Wordsworth
  • William Blake

You can watch these lessons on a computer or mobile device. They're not long, only about five minutes on average, and taught by experts who know what the exam requires. Clickable timelines make it easy to return to the lessons to review key portions, and the instructors are available to answer any additional questions you might have.

GACE English: Romantic Poetry in English Literature Chapter Objectives

Georgia requires passing the GACE English exam as a condition for certification to teach the subject in grades 6-12. The exam is divided into two tests, and questions on romantic poetry are in Test I's subarea on Reading for Literature. This subarea accounts for 37.5% of Test I's total scoring.

All questions but two on Test I are multiple choice, and the exam is computer delivered. The quizzes that follow each of our lessons offer the opportunity for practice answering questions in this format. You'll also be able to assess your learning and see where you need extra review before test day.

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: GACE English: Romantic Poetry in English Literature
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Introduction to Romantic Poetry: Overview of Authors and Works

1. Introduction to Romantic Poetry: Overview of Authors and Works

Like the French Revolution that helped inspire it, the Romantic poetry movement signaled massive, controversial changes with ramifications that are still being felt today. Watch this video lesson for an introduction to Romantic poetry, including descriptions of the major authors and significant works.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography

2. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Romantic poet or rock star? Ok, he's a Romantic poet. In this lesson, you'll learn about one of the founders of the Romantic movement and how his life, full of drugs, women and poetry, is not too different from today's rock stars.

Lord Byron: Poems and Biography

3. Lord Byron: Poems and Biography

Lord Byron was once called 'mad, bad and dangerous to know.' In this lesson, you'll learn about this poet who is one of English Romanticism's most celebrated and prolific figures.

Biography of Percy Shelley

4. Biography of Percy Shelley

If Percy Shelley were around today, you might find him at a Wall Street protest, buying quinoa at Whole Foods or falling in love with your sister. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this major Romantic poet, who followed his heart and ideals, no matter the outcome.

John Keats: Poems, Biography and Quotes

5. John Keats: Poems, Biography and Quotes

Lots of poets only write for a few years, get discouraged by terrible reviews and never amount to much. And then there's John Keats. Despite a short life with an abbreviated literary career and ridicule from prominent critics, Keats' work would come to symbolize the Romantic poetry movement. Watch this lesson to learn more.

William Wordsworth: Poetry and Biography

6. William Wordsworth: Poetry and Biography

In this lesson, you'll learn about William Wordsworth, one of the founders and chief architects of the Romantic poetry movement in England and England's poet laureate from 1843-1850.

William Blake: Poems, Quotes and Biography

7. William Blake: Poems, Quotes and Biography

Who is William Blake? He's a Romantic poet, an illustrator and a mystic. He used words, drawings and an innovative relief etching style, called illuminated printing, to create some of the most unusual and creative works of the Romantic era.

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