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English Literature Test 7 (Pages 114-182)

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Modified True/False (5) a. The first novel to gain worldwide recognition b. The greatest English prose satirist c. The Father of Modern Literary Criticism d. The two greatest literary forms during the 18th century e. Who laid the foundation for English realistic fiction
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a. Robinson Crusoe b. Johnathan Swift c. John Dryden d. Journalism and novel e. Daniel Defoe
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Multiple Choice (10) a. Definition of a novel b. Definition of an ode c. Types of characters d. The Tatler and the Spectator e. Robinson Crusoe’s personal growth f. Definition of satire, epigram, irony g. Sir Roger de Coverly h. Addison and Steele i. Jonathan Swift’s writing j. Yahoos
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a. the most enduring popular genre of modern time b. one of the most formal and most complex types pf lyrical poetry. It has a fixed purpose and deals with one dignified theme. c. “Static” character – remains essentially the same throughout the story. “Dynamic” character – undergoes some change and is different at the end of the story. d. (author and what its about) e. f. Satire: the ridicule of human folly or vie with the purpose of correcting it Epigram: a concise saying that is often witty or satiric Irony: g. h. i. Many of his works satirize society’s institutions – the church (“A Tale of the Tub”), government and politics (“A Modest Proposal”), and others found in literary circles (“The Battle of the Books”) j. Yahoos are the human-like creatures not recognizing their link with humanity
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Matching a. Commentaries on the Laws of England b. Gulliver’s Travels c. Robinson Crusoe d. The Spectator e. The Tatler
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a. classic known for its brilliance of thought and it elegance of style b. Political satire c. first English novel to gain worldwide recognition and the first dictionary narrative in which and ordinary person’s daily activities are center of interest d. less political than The Tatler, more planned as well added a moral purpose e. Contained domestic and foreign news, poetry, entertainment, and light satires on miscellaneous subjects. “Whatever men do is the subject of this book.”
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Short Answer (10) a. Definitions of the elements of a novel b. Characteristics of different people groups in Gulliver’s Travels c. Events in Gulliver’s Travels d. Onomatopoeia
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a. Plot Structure: the arrangement of incidents or events, or the sequence of related actions. Setting: the physical background against which the events of a novel take place. Characterization: imaginary persons who carry out the action of the plot. Theme: central idea which gives a work meaning; it is interpretation of the events (plot) and persons (characters) in the story from which we learn some truth of human experience. b. Lilliput (little people), Brobingnag (giants), Laputa (flying island of intellectuals, and Houyhnhnmland (Yahos and Houyhnhnms) c. d. using words that sound like what they mean
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Matching — Author and Title a. William Blackstone b. Daniel Defoe c. John Dryden d. Alexander Pope e. Richard Steele f. Jonathan Swift
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a. Commentaries on the Laws of England b. Robinson Crusoe c. A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day, 1687 d. An Essay on Man, On a Certain Lady in Court, Epigrams e. The Tatler f. Gulliver’s Travels
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Essay: Robinson Crusoe’s spiritual growth
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Theme of Robinson Crusoe – the dominance of man over nature as he depends upon God’s providence He is first rebellious, then atones for his sins, and then converts himself and others to Christianity. We begin the novel with Crusoe’s rebellion: defiance of his father’s plan for him, an act that is framed as going against the authority of God himself. Crusoe then suffers the vicissitudes of fate – a series of misfortunes that land him on the deserted island. Once there, he finally atones for his sins and undergoes a serious religious conversion. The novel then becomes a collection of religious observations. We see Crusoe turn into a teacher, as he converts Friday upon meeting the guy.