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Abeka English Literature Unit 4 Test Questions

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*A Procession of Queen Elizabeth I*
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painting that shows the splendor of the Elizabethan Age
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Robert Peake the Elder
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painter of *A Procession of Queen Elizabeth I*
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English Reformation, English Renaissance, Tudor Age, and Elizabethan Period
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four terms for the period from the end of the fifteenth century through the beginning of the seventeenth century in England
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Reformation
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It is significant that the Renaissance came at the same time as the _______ in England.
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new literary art forms
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The renewed interest in learning during the English Renaissance demanded the creation of __ ______ __ ____.
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sonnet, lyric poetry, romantic allegory, literary criticism, essay, and drama
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six literary forms that were developed during the English Renaissance
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Sir Thomas More
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author of the first “utopia” of English literature
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Edmund Spenser
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author of the first romantic allegory, *The Faerie Queen* who was called the “new poet” during the 16th century
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Sir Philip Sidney
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man who wrote the first piece of literary criticism
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Francis Bacon
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author who introduced the essay to England
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drama
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the literary genre that reached its zenith during the Elizabethan Period
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secular, religious
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The emphasis of drama during the English Renaissance gradually became more ______ than _______.
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William Shakespeare
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the preeminent author of Renaissance drama, the greatest sonnet writer in English literature, the outstanding author of the Elizabethan period and the *greatest writer of all time*
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fifty-four
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number of cities on the island in *Utopia*
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two
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At the towns in *Utopia*, people moved from the town to the city, or vise versa, every __ years.
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Amaurot
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name of the primary town in *Utopia*
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William Tyndale
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man who spent the greater part of his life translating and printing the Bible in English
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Miles Coverdale
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man who presented England with the first printed English translation of the entire Bible
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Geneva Bible
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the Bible translation of Shakespeare, Cromwell, Milton, Bunyan, and the American Pilgrims
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King James (Authorized) Version
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the most widely-used English translation of the Bible
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Thomas Cranmer
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man who developed *The Book of Common Prayer* but was martyred by the Catholic Queen Mary
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*The Book of Common Prayer*
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book that contains the order of services for the Anglican church, Scripture readings, prayers, and other aids for congregational and personal worship
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John Foxe
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author of *The Book of Martyrs* who fled England during the period of Protestant persecution under Queen Mary I
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Rowland Taylor
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name of the pastor who was martyred in the excerpt from *The Book of Martyrs*
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Hadleigh
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name of the devout Christian town where Dr. Rowland Taylor lived
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Foster and Clerk
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the names of the two men who conspired to send a Roman Catholic priest to the town of Hadleigh in the excerpt from *The Book of Martyrs*
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John Averth
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name of the Roman Catholic priest who tried to perform a mass in the church at Hadleigh
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Palm Monday
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On what day did the Roman Catholics build an altar in Hadleigh, according the *The Book of Martyrs*?
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No
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Did Dr. Rowland Taylor submit to the demands of the Roman church?
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flee
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What did Dr. Rowland Taylor’s friends counsel him to do in the excerpt from *The Book of Martyrs*?
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John Hull
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the name of Dr. Rowland Taylor’s servant in *The Book of Martyrs*
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Stephen Gardiner
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name of the bishop of Winchester, lord chancellor of England, who condemned Dr. Rowland Taylor, according to *The Book of Martyrs*
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Edward VI
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name of the good king of England who encouraged Christianity in the excerpt from *The Book of Martyrs*
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Henry VIII
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name of the king of England who promoted Roman Catholicism and condemned Christianity in the excerpt from *The Book of Martyrs*
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two years
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How long did Dr. Rowland Taylor lie in prison?
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Sir John Shelton
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Who struck Rowland Taylor on the lips as he was dying?
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Soyce
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Who struck Dr. Rowland Taylor on the head as he was dying, according to the *Book of Martyrs*?
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He was burned at the stake.
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How did Dr. Rowland Taylor die, according to *The Book of Martyrs*?
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rhyme
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term meaning the correspondence of sounds
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rhythm
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term for the regular recurrence of sounds
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end rhyme
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term for the repetition of the accented or stressed vowel sound and all succeeding sounds in words which come at the ends of lines of poetry
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meter
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term meaning the measured rhythm of a poem
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foot
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term for the pattern in a line of poetry consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables
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iamb, trochee, anapest, dactyl, spondee, and monosyllabic foot
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six types of feet
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iambic pentameter
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the favorite meter of English poets that is especially suited to the natural movement of our language
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blank verse
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term for unrhymed iambic pentameter
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iamb
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foot that consists of one unaccented syllable followed by accented syllable
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trochee
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foot that consists of an accented syllable followed by an unaccented one
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anapest
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foot that consists of two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one
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dactyl
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foot that consists of an accented syllable followed by two unaccented ones
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spondee
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foot that consists of two accented syllables
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monosyllabic foot
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foot that consists of one accented syllable
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Spenserian stanza
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poetic form consisting of a nine-line stanza with the first eight lines in iambic pentameter, and the ninth in iambic hexameter (used in *Faerie Queen*)
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moral virtues
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Edmund Spenser intended for each of his books to develop one of the twelve ____ _____.
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Gloriana
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the name of the Faerie Queen
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holiness
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virtue that the Red Cross Knight depicts in *The Faerie Queen*
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Una
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the name of the lovely virgin in *The Faerie Queen*
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truth
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virtue that the virgin Una depicts in *The Faerie Queen*
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error
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What does the hideous monster represent in *The Faerie Queen*?
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cave
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In the excerpt from *The Faerie Queen*, the knight and the lovely lady decide to take shelter in a ___.
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Una
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Who warns the Red Cross Knight not to enter the cave?
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one thousand
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How many babies does the hideous monster have in *The Faerie Queen*?
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black poison
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What does the hideous monster “spew out of her filthy maw” in *The Faerie Queen*?
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drama
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a form of literature written in prose, poetry, or a combination of the two which relies on action to portray life or character and tells a story by actions and dialogue
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stage directions
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aid in producing a play and help the reader to visualize the setting of scenes by giving details of time, place, and the entrances and exits of characters and other pointers
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dialogue
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term for the speeches between two or more characters or all the speeches of a play taken collectively
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soliloquy
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term meaning a speech by one character alone on the stage
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action
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term for the actual movements and speech of characters performing or “acting out” situations on the stage
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aside
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part of a play where a character either directly addresses the audience or another character to comment on the action
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plot
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term for the arrangement of events in a play
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exposition
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part of a play that introduces the characters and conflict and provides the necessary background
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tragedy and comedy
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two types of drama
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tragedy
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term for a play that ends unhappily and deals with the universal questions of life
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comedy
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term for a play that ends happily
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Christopher Marlowe
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author of *Doctor Faustus* and “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” whose plays portray man’s desire for power
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Mephistopheles
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name of Dr. Faustus’ servant, a devil
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Good Angel and Bad Angel
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the two characters who try to persuade Dr. Faustus to choose good or evil
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to get rich and control the world
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What are Dr. Faustus’ main goals in life?
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the Devil (Lucifer)
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Dr. Faustus sells his soul to __ ____.
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twenty-four
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Dr. Faustus is allowed to live for _____ years after he sells his soul to Lucifer.
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demons, hell
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At the end of the play *Dr. Faustus*, Faustus is dragged off by ____ to ____.
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at midnight
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When is Dr. Faustus taken to hell?
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Sir Walter Raleigh
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explorer to wrote “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd,” “On the Life of Man,” and “Verses Found in His Bible”
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passion
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Sir Walter Raleigh describes life as a play of _____.
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Sir Thomas Wyatt
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man who gave England the Italian sonnet form
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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
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the inventor of blank verse and the English sonnet form
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pastoral
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term for a classical love song dealing with shepherd and rustic life and often presenting an idealized concept of rural life
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Edmund Spenser, Sir Philip Sidney, Christopher Marlowe, and Sir Walter Raleigh
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four authors of pastorals during the Elizabethan Period
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madrigal
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a favorite type of song popular in Elizabethan times which consisted of five or six voice parts sung independently without accompaniment and woven into an intricate musical pattern
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William Shakespeare and Ben Johnson
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two Elizabethan song writers
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*Young Man among Roses*
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painting that depicts the young Elizabethan lover
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Nicholas Hilliard
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painter of *Young Man among Roses*
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Sir Philip Sidney
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author of “Leave Me O Love” who was the epitome of a perfect Renaissance gentleman
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Robert Southwell
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Roman Catholic priest who wrote “The Burning Babe”
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Jesus Christ
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Who is the “burning Babe”?
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Ben Johnson
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England’s first poet laureate who wrote “Song to Celia” and “A Hymn to God the Father”
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sonnet
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term for a fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter with a definite pattern of two basic varieties, Italian or English
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Italian (Petrarchan) sonnet
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type of sonnet that has two parts, and octave and a sestet, which represent a division in thought
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English (Shakespearean) sonnet
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type of sonnet that is made up of three quatrains and a couplet and presents three examples or ideas and a conclusion
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human nature, universiality
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William Shakespeare is considered to be such a great writer because of his effective portrayal of ____ ____ and the ______ of his themes.
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the Globe
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name of Shakespeare’s theater
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Stratford-on-Avon
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William Shakespeare’s birthplace
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Sir John Millais
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painter of *Ophelia*
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Trinity Church on the River Avon
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William Shakespeare’s burial place
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essay
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term for a work of moderate length in which the writer tries to develop his own thoughts on some subject
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delight, ornament, and ability
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three main uses of studies, according to Francis Bacon
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horse
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“My kingdom for a ___!” — William Shakespeare (from *Richard III*)
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love, smooth
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“The course of true ___ never did run ____.” — William Shakespeare
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borrower, lender
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“Neither a ____, nor a ___ be.” — William Shakespeare
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discretion
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“The better part of valour is _____.” — William Shakespeare
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stage, players
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“All the world’s a ___, and all the men and women merely ____.” — William Shakespeare
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woman
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“Frailty, thy name is ___!” — William Shakespeare
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sin, virtue
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“Some rise by __, and some by ____ fall.” — William Shakespeare