John Dryden And Alexander Pope Quiz

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John Dryden and Alexander Pope Quiz

  
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1.  In which year was The Act of Union passed, joining the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland into a single, united kingdom named “Great Britain”?
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2.  Which of the following adjectives best describes 18th century English Augustan poetry? 
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3.  In John Dryden’s Absalom and Achitophel, the character of Ishbosheth represents which of the following historical figures?
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4.  In Absalom and Achitophel, radical puritans are indirectly blamed for the Civil War. True or false?
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5.  In Dryden’s An Essay of Dramatic Poesie, which character supports English drama because of its variety?
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6.  English tragedies usually take place over the course of 24 hours. True or false?
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7.  How many versions of The Rape of the Lock did Alexander Pope publish?
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8.  In The Rape of the Lock, a mock epic, Alexander Pope imitates the characteristics of which of the following texts?
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9.  Who is the muse of The Rape of the Lock?
10.  In Canto III of The Rape of the Lock, which monarch “dost sometimes counsel take—and sometimes tea” at Hampton Court?
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