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English Literature Test 12 (Final Exam)

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Theme
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The central idea in a work
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Couplet
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Two rhyming lines which express a complete thought
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Comedy
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A play that ends happily
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Madrigal
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A popular Elizabethan love song consisting of voice parts woven together
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Kenning
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Metaphorical compound words or phrases used in Anglo-Saxon poetry
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Satire
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The ridicule of human folly
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Protagonist
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A hero in conflict with another character
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Dialogue
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Speeches between two or more characters in a play
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Setting
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The physical background of a work
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Pantheism
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God dwells in nature
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Sonnet
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A fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter
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Plot
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The arrangement of events in a story
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Pastoral
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A classic love song dealing with shepherds and rustic life
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Conceit
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An elaborate comparison of two things which superficially have little in common
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Soliloquy
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A speech by one character alone
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Nesbit
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Who wrote “The Railway Children”
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Doyle
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Who wrote “His Last Bow”
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Conrad
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Who wrote “The Lagoon”
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Robert Burns
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Who was Scotland’s greatest poet
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Paradise Lost
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What is the greatest epic in English literature
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Everyman
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What is perhaps the best known morality play
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Beowulf
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What is the greatest Anglo-Saxon poem
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Byron
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Who created the Byronic hero
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The Romantic Age
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William Wordsworth (time period)
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The Twentieth Century
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Pygmalion (time period)
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The Age of Puritans
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Metaphysical conceit (time period)
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The Elizabethan Period
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The Faerie Queen (time period)
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The Age of Puritans
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John Milton (time period)
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The Victorian Era
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Age of prose (time period)
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The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
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Robinson Crusoe (time period)
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The Romantic Age
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (time period)
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The Medieval Period
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The Pearl Poet (time period)
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The Anglo-Saxon Period
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Scop (time period)
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To an Athlete Dying Young
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Irony of fame and glory
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Paradise Lost
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Justifying the ways of God to men
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
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Memorial to the obscure, humble people who lie buried
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The Pardoner’s Tale
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The love of money is the root of all evil
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The Pulley
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Man’s need for rest
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The Deserted Village
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Times of lament are no more and the simplicity of rural life
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Ode on a Grecian Urn
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Permanence in a world of change satisfied through art
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The Task
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The love which should bind together all created things
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Arsat
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Who is haunted by the memories of the death of his brother in “The Lagoon”
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Doublethink
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In “Nineteen Eighty-Four”, what is the term that means “the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and excepting both of them?”
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Germany
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In “His Last Bow”, what country was Von Bork collecting information from?
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Sealed roll
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In “The Pilgrim’s Progress”, what symbolized assurance of salvation
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Evangelist
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Who directed Christian to the Wicked-Gate
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Lady Macbeth
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From “Macbeth, what character suffers from sleepwalking because of guilt?
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Banquo
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What character is told that his children will be kings
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The drama
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What literary genre reached its peak during the Elizabethan period
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Poetry
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What was the first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
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Sickness
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In “Robinson Crusoe”, what caused Crusoe to ask for God’s help
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Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales
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John Milton
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Paradise Lost
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John Keats
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“When I Have Fears”
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William Shakespeare
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Macbeth
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John Newton
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“Amazing Grace”
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Charles Dickens
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David Copperfield
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John Bunyan
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The Pilgrim’s Progress
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Robert Burns
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“The Cotter’s Saturday Night”
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Alfred,Lord Tennyson
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Idylls of the King
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Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver’s Travels
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Percy Shelley
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The Book of Martyrs
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Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe
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William Yeats
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“The Second Coming”
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Jane Austen
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Pride and Prejudice
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Robert Browning
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“My Last Duchess”
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Wordsworth
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Considered the world’s supreme poet of nature
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24
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Doctor Faustus sales his soul to the devil for ______ earthly years of glory
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Higgins
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In Pygmalion, _____ teaches Eliza to speak correctly
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Third
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In Morte Darthur, Sir Bedivere threw Excalibur into the lake the _____ time
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Titanic
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Thomas Hardy wrote “The Convergence of the Twain” about the _____
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“Ode to the West Wind”
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“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
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In Memoriam
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“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
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The Deserted Village
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“I’ll fares the land, to hast’ning ills a prey, where will accumulates, and men decay”
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“Ode on a Grecian Urn”
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“Beauty is truth, truth beauty”
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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“Water, water, everywhere nor any drop to drink”
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“To a Mouse”
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“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men, gang aft agley”