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Abeka English Literature Test 10 Flashcard

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Theme for “Ballad of East and West”
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A Colonel’s horse is stolen and retrieved by his son; men realize and respect the strength of the other
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Theme for “Crossing the Bar”
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the barrier between this life and the next
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Theme for “Dover Beach”
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not an age of faith, but an age of skepticism
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Theme for “The Hound of Heaven”
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the pursuit of God for every soul for whom Christ died
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Theme for “In Memoriam”
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questions of grief and doubt restored to faith
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Theme for “Prospice”
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Christian faith in eternal life
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Theme for “The Toys”
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father’s love for his son;
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Theme for “Ulysses”
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keep striving no matter the end
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Who wrote “The Three Enemies”?
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Christina Rossetti
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Who are the three “enemies”?
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the flesh, the world, and the devil
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Who wrote “The Importance of Being Earnest”?
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Oscar Wilde
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Who wrote “Sonnets from the Portuguese”?
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Elizabeth Barret Browning
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Who wrote “The Wind Hover”?
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Gerard Manley Hopkins
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What poem did Tennyson want placed at the end of all his works?
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“Crossing the Bar”
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In “Idylls of the King,” what character represents the spirit in the battle between the flesh and the spirit?
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Arthur
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Who is the “Hound of Heaven”?
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God
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Dennis de Beaulieu is from:
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“The Sire de Maletroit’s Door”
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Gwendolin Farifax is from:
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“The Importance of Being Earnest”
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Annie is from:
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“Enoch Arden”
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Sir Richard Greenville is from:
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“The Revenge”
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Sir Lancelot is from:
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“Idylls of the King”; “The Passing of Arthur”
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Jack Worthing is from:
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“The Importance of Being Earnest”
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Blanche is from
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“The Sire de Maletroit’s Door”
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Sir Mordred is from:
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“The Passing of Arthur”; “Idylls of the King”
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The Student is from:
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“The Nightingale and the Rose”
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Marium Lane is from:
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“Enoch Arden”
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What poem describes the moment when Jesus saw Peter after he denied him 3x?
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“The Look”
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How many years had Enoch Arden been lost at sea?
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ten years
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How many times did Arthur tell Bedivere to throw Excalibur into the sea?
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three
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What selection by Oscar Wilde is a sattire of British social structure?
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“The Importance of Being Earnest”
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Explain how “My Last Duchess” describes a dramatic monologue.
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You answer this on your own; know author
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“God’s in his heaven– All’s right with the world!”
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author: Robert Browning
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“Because God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.”
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author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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“I am the master of my fate:I am the captain of my soul.”
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author:William Ernest Henley
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“Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all”
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author: Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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“Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter home from the hill.”
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Author: Robert Louis Stevenson