British Literature II -- Romantic Exam

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British Literature II -- Romantic Exam

This is a quiz to prepare me for my first exam in Brit Lit II. The quiz is over Romantic Poetry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote: "Songs of Innocence," "Songs of Experience," and "Visions of the Daughters of Albion?"
    • A. 

      Mary Wollstonecraft

    • B. 

      Lord Byron

    • C. 

      William Blake

  • 2. 
    Who wrote "A Vindication of the Rights of Women?"
    • A. 

      Joanna Baillie

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Mary Wollstonecraft

  • 3. 
    Who wrote "To a Mouse," "To a Louse," and "A Red, Red Rose?"
    • A. 

      Robert Burns

    • B. 

      Lord Byron

    • C. 

      John Keats

  • 4. 
    Who wrote "Tinturn Abbey," "The Lucy Poems," "The World is too Much With Us," and "Surprised by Joy?"
    • A. 

      Dorothy Wordsworth

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the journals?
    • A. 

      Thomas De Quincey

    • B. 

      Percy Shelley

    • C. 

      Dorothy Wordsworth

  • 6. 
    Who wrote "Kubla Khan," "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," "Dejection Ode," and "The Pains of Sleep?"
    • A. 

      William Blake

    • B. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • C. 

      John Keats

  • 7. 
    Who wrote "Confessions of an English Opium Eater?"
    • A. 

      Thomas De Quincey

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Lord Byron

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage?"
    • A. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • B. 

      Lord Byron

    • C. 

      Percy Shelley

  • 9. 
    Who wrote "Hymn to an Intellectual Beauty," "To a Skylark," "A Defence of Poetry," and "To Wordworth?"
    • A. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • B. 

      John Keats

    • C. 

      Thomas De Quincey

  • 10. 
    Who wrote "La Belle Dame Sans Merci," "Sonnet to Sleep," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," "A Thing of Beauty," and "Ode to a Nightingale?"
    • A. 

      William Wordsworth

    • B. 

      John Keats

    • C. 

      William Blake

  • 11. 
    Who said, "A poem is the expression of "negative capability, that is when man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason?""
    • A. 

      Lord Byron

    • B. 

      William Blake

    • C. 

      John Keats

  • 12. 
    Who said, "Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds?"
    • A. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • 13. 
    Who said, "'Tis to create, and in creating live / a being more intense?"
    • A. 

      Lord Byron

    • B. 

      William Blake

    • C. 

      John Keats

  • 14. 
    Who said, "Simple, sensuous, passionate and by its imagery elicit truth at a flash?"
    • A. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • 15. 
    Who said, "The spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings... recollection in tranquility?"
    • A. 

      William Blake

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • 16. 
    Who said, "Poetry is the experience of the spirit and life... (of the) Real Man: The Imagination which liveth forever?"
    • A. 

      John Keats

    • B. 

      William Blake

    • C. 

      Lord Byron

  • 17. 
    What are words and language that were once in regular use but are now relatively rare and suggestive of an earlier style or period?
    • A. 

      Archaisms

    • B. 

      Internal rhyme

    • C. 

      Medievalism

  • 18. 
    What are songs in Scots dialect collected by Robert Burns?
    • A. 

      Iambic pentameter

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Ayres

  • 19. 
    What is a popular four-line verse form using alternating rhyme associated with fold songs/hymn?
    • A. 

      Heroic couplet

    • B. 

      Ballad

    • C. 

      Sonnet

  • 20. 
    What are poems written by professional poets that imitate the story-telling techniques of traditional ballads?
    • A. 

      Art ballads

    • B. 

      Incremental repetition

    • C. 

      Archaisms

  • 21. 
    What is an unrhymed iambic pentameter?
    • A. 

      Platonism

    • B. 

      Mythic pattern

    • C. 

      Blank verse

  • 22. 
    What is a pause usually in the middle of a line of verse indicated by a pause in sense?
    • A. 

      Enjambment

    • B. 

      Gothicism

    • C. 

      Caesura

  • 23. 
    What is a technique used in ballads in which the narrative is presented through a question and answer exchange?
    • A. 

      Dialogue format

    • B. 

      Spenserian stanza

    • C. 

      Orientalism

  • 24. 
    What is the running over of two or more lines of verse without end punctuation?
    • A. 

      Enjambment

    • B. 

      Ayres

    • C. 

      Pisan circle

  • 25. 
    What is an imaginative type of essay popular during the Romantic period? E.g. Thomas De Quincey's "The Confessions of an English Opium Eater."
    • A. 

      Iambic pentameter

    • B. 

      Familar essay

    • C. 

      Mythic pattern