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Abeka English 12 Final Exam Literature

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