Anti-transcendentalism Test Quiz

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Anti-transcendentalism Test Quiz

Two men by the name of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville are said to have played a large role in the literary anti-transcendentalism movement. Anti-Transcendentalism is often referred to as Dark Romanticism, and its believers Brooding Romantics. See how much you know about this movement through the quiz below. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anti-Transcendentalism is a literary movement that focused mainly on the dark side of the human society?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Another word for Anti-Transcendentalism is dark literature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    During this time, many writers spent their time writing about injustice and corrupted government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The writers of this time believed that being evil was active in the universe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    One of the main authors during this time was Herman Hawthorne.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Writers were called the Dark Romantics throughout this time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How many syllables in the word transcendentalism?
  • 8. 
    What were one of the books written by one of the three main authors of the time?
  • 9. 
    When did this era begin?
  • 10. 
    Do anti-transcendentalists believe in individual or universal truths?