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Abeka 12th English Literature Test 2 Study List

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rhyme
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the correspondence of sounds
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rhythm
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the reoccurrence of sounds
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blank verse
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unrhymed iambic pentameter
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drama
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form of literature written in prose or poetry or a combination of the two which relies on action to portray life or character
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dialogue
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the speeches between two or more characters or all the speeches of the play taken collectively
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soliloquy
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a speech by one character alone on the stage
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action
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the actual movements and speech of characters performing or “acting out” situations on the stage
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plot
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arrangement of events
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tragedy
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a play that ends unhappily; events with great significance
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comedy
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a play that ends happily
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pastoral
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a classical love song dealing with shepherds and rustic life
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madrigal
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a favorite type of love song popular in Elizabethan times, which consisted of five or six voice parts sung independently without accompaniment
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Sir Thomas More
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“Utopia” was written by
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Thomas Cranmer
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“The Book of Common Prayer” was written by
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John Foxe
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“The Book of Martyrs” was written by
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Edmund Spenser
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“The Faerie Queene” was written by
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Christopher Marlowe
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“Doctor Faustus” and “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” were written by
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Sir Walter Raleigh
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“The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” and “On the Life of Man” were written by
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Sir Philip Sidney
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“Leave Me O Love” was written by
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Robert Southwell
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“The Burning Babe” was written by
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William Shakespeare
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“Balthazar’s Song”, “Sonnet 18”, “Sonnet 29”, “Sonnet 116”, and “Sonnet 146” were written by
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Shakespearean or Petrarchin
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What are the two main types of sonnets?
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Francis Bacon
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Who wrote the first essays?
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Dr. Rowland Taylor
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Who was the pastor in the town of Hadley who was persecuted for his faith?
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1485-1625
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What where the dates for the Elizabethan period?
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the Faerie Queen
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What work is known as a great allegorical epic romance?
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Gloriana
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In the Faerie Queen, who was it that sent the knight on his mission?
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Queen Elizabeth
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Who in real life does Gloriana represent?
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Una
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Who traveled with the knight on his quest?
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the dragon Error
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With what enemy did the knight battle?
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holiness
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What did the red cross knight represent?
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his blood clotted
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What happened when Faustus tried to sign the agreement with Mephistopheles?
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The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd
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What poem by Sir Walter Raleigh presents a realistic attitude towards life?
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On the Life of Man
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Which poem compares a man’s life to a play of passion?
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eternal love is better than earthly love
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What was Sydney’s theme in “Leave Me Oh Love”?
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Jesus
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In Southwell’s poem, “The Burning Babe,” what is the babe that the speaker describes?
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Christ’s love
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What is represented in the fire of “The Burning Babe”?
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A Hymn to God the Father
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What poem is a response to God’s chastening?
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Coverdale
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What Bible translator was responsible for the Great Bible?
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Thomas Cramner
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Which major author developed the Book of Common Prayer?
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Ben Johnson
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Who was a playwright of lyrical comedies? Who was England’s first poet lauriet? “Song to Celia”, and “A Hymn to God the Father” were written by
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Foster
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Who was the catholic lawyer who conspired to introduce catholic influences in Hadley?