Abeka English 12 Final Exam Literature

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Who wrote David Copperfield?
Charles Dickens
Who wrote The Book of Martyrs?
John Foxe
Who was Scotland’s greatest poet?
Robert Burns
Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?
Chaucer
This writer wrote during The Age of the Puritans
John Milton
Who wrote Pilgrim’s Progress?
John Bunyan
Who directed Christian to the wicket gate?
Evangelist
The theme of this work is “the love of money is the root of all evil”
“The Pardoner’s Tale”
In “His Last Bow”, what country was Von Bork collecting information from?
England
Thomas Hardy wrote “The Convergence of the Twain” about the TITANIC.
True
what is the central idea of a work?
theme
What era is Pygmalion from?
The Twentieth Century
The theme of this work is “Irony of fame and glory”
To an Athlete Dying Young
Lines from work: “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
Ode to the West Wind
What era is William Wordsworth from?
Romantic Age
The line from this poem: “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
In Memoriam
What are metaphorical, compound words or phrases used in Anglo Saxon poetry?
Kennings
What is a fourteen line poem written in iambic pentameter?
Sonnet
The theme of this work is “The love which should bind together all created things”
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
(From MacBeth) Which character suffers from sleepwalking because of guilt?
Lady MacBeth
The Pearl Poet was from this era
Medieval Period
This era was “The Age of Prose”
Victorian Era
In Robinson Crusoe, what caused Crusoe to ask for God’s help?
Sickness
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE is considered the world’s supreme poet of nature.
William Wordsworth
Who wrote “The Lagoon”?
Joseph Conrad
In 1984, what is the term that means “the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously and accepting them”?
doublethink
Robinson Crusoe is from this era
Restoration and the 18th Century
What is the greatest Anglo Saxon Poem?
Beowulf
What type of poem is a classic love song dealing with shepherds and rustic life?
Pastoral
What poem is the line “Beauty is truth; truth is beauty” from?
Ode on a Grecian Urn
What era is a scop from?
The Anglo-Saxon Period
The belief that “God dwells in nature”
Pantheism
Who wrote “Idylls of the King”?
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Line from poem: “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men, gang aft agley”
“To a Mouse”
Who wrote “The Railway Children”?
E. Nesbit
What is a speech by one character alone?
soliloquy
What is a speech between two or more characters in a play?
dialogue
What is two rhyming lines which express a complete thought?
Couplet
What is the ridicule of human folly?
Satire
Line from poem: “Water, water, every where nor any drop to drink.”
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Who wrote “His Last Bow”?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The theme of this work is “permanence in a world of change satisfied through art”
Ode on a Grecian Urn
What era is “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” from?
Romantic Age
In “The Lagoon,” who is haunted by the memory of the death of his brother?
Arsat
In Morte Darthur, Sir Bedinere threw Excalibur into the lake the THIRD time
True
Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels?
Jonathan Swift
The theme of this work is “Justifying the ways of God to men”
Paradise Lost
In “Pilgrim’s Progress”, what symbolizes assurance of salvation?
The sealed scroll
Who wrote Amazing Grace?
Isaac Newton
what is a play that ends happily?
Comedy
what is a popular Elizabethan love song consisting of voice parts woven together?
Madrigal
What is a hero in conflict with another character?
protagonist
What is the physical background of a work?
Setting
What is the arrangement of events in a story?
Plot
What is an elaborate comparison of two things which superficially have little in common?
Conceit
What is the greatest epic in English literature?
Paradise Lost
What is perhaps the best known morality play?
Everyman
Who created the Byronic Hero?
George Gordon, Lord Byron
What era is the metaphysical conceit from?
Age of Puritans
What era is the Faerie Queen from?
The Elizabethan Period
The theme of this work is “memorial to the obscure humble people who lie here”
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
The theme of this work is “man’s need for rest”
The Pulley
The theme of this work is “times of lament are no more and the simplicity of rural life”
The Deserted Village
What character is told that his children will be kings?
Banquo
What era is John Milton from?
Age of Puritans
What literary genre reached its peak during the Elizabethan period?
Drama
What was the first literature of the Anglo Saxons?
Poetry
Who wrote Paradise Lost?
John Milton
Who wrote “When I Have Fears”?
John Keats
Who wrote MacBeth?
William Shakespeare
Who wrote The Cotter’s Saturday Night?
Robert Burns
Who wrote Robinson Crusoe?
Daniel Defoe
Who wrote The Second Coming?
William Butler Yeats
Who wrote Pride and Prejudice?
Jane Austen
Who wrote My Last Duchess?
Robert Browning
Doctor Faustus sells his soul to the devil for TWENTY FOUR years.
True
In Pygmalion, Professor PICKERING teaches Eliza to speak correctly.
Higgins
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