Romanticism

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Romanticism

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Romantics were often polytheists, seeing the divine in everything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The painter David depicted Napoleon and his deeds in a realistic way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Women in literature if this period were always depicted as gentle and kind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Romanticism was a response to increasing industrialism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote "Ode to the West Wind" where he asks the wind to scatter his words like sparks from a fire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Walt Whitman wrote euphoric poetry which celebrated the pleasures of the body as well as the spirit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Nationalism was an important element of Romanticism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    As an artistic style Romanticism is fascinated with the exotic, and the fantastic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Romantic heroes are unlike earlier epic heroes because Romantic heroes often challenge the conventions of their society rather than embody them. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Constable made many studies of clouds for his landscape paintings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Transcendentalism was an American version of Romanticism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Lord Byron begins his famous poem with the line, "I sing the body electric."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Romantics prized reason over intuition
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Friedrich was known for taking his easel outside to paint in nature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    White artists and poets are fascinated with Native Americans whom they depict as noble savages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Abolitionists in the United States looked to outlaw the sale of alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Percy Shelley "walked the walk" as well as talking the talk when it came to defying societal conventions 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Some women writers used male pseudonyms so as to be taken seriously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Friedrich's use of little dots of white paint as highlights became known as "Friedrich's snow" by the critics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Turner's later paintings were very painterly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False