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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 7 Study Guide

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What was the first novel to gain worldwide recognition?
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Robinson Crusoe
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Who is known for being the greatest English prose satirist?
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Jonathan Swift
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Who is known as the Father of Modern Literary Criticism
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John Dryden
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The two greatest literary forms during the eighteenth century were the novel and…
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Journalism
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Who laid the foundation for English realistic fiction?
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Daniel Defoe
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What is a type of extended prose fiction?
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Novel
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What is a formal and complex type of lyrical poetry with a fixed purpose and one dignified theme?
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Ode
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What is a concise saying that is often witty or satiric?
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Epigram
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What type of character stays essentially the same throughout the story?
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Static
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What type of character is usually the hero of the story, who is usually in conflict with another character?
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Protagonist
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Who wrote the Tatler and The Spectator along with Richard Steele?
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Joseph Addison
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Who did Richard Steele write the Tatler in honor of?
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Women
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What selection is the following quotation from: “Say first, of God above or Man below,/What can we reason but from what we know?”
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“An Essay on Man”
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What selection is the character Sir Roger de Coverley from?
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The Spectator
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What selection is the character Friday from?
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Robinson Crusoe
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In Gulliver’s Travels, what were the Yahoos?
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Humans
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In Gulliver’s Travels, what were the Houyhnhnms?
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Horses
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Which work was a political satire to expose human institutions?
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Gulliver’s Travels
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Which work was used for readers to strengthen their virtue and discretion?
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The Spectator
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Which work was reading to instruct men?
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The Tatler
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Which work was about a man shipwrecked on an island?
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Robinson Crusoe
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What is the redicule of human folly?
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Satire
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What is the arrangement of incidents or events?
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Plot
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What physical backround against which the events take place?
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Setting
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What is the central idea which gives a work meaning?
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Theme
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Who are the imaginary persons who carry out the action of the story?
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Characters
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What word refers to using words which sound like they mean?
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Onomatopoeia
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In Gulliver’s Travels, how tall were the Lilliputians?
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Six inches
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What did the Lilliputians find that belonged to Gulliver?
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His hat
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Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels?
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Jonathan Swift
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Who wrote the Tatler?
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Richard Steele
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Who wrote Commentaries on the Laws of England?
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William Blackstone
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Who wrote “An Essay on Man”?
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Alexander Pope
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Who wrote Robinson Crusoe?
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Daniel Defoe