Abeka English 12 Literature Test 7 Study Guide

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

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