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  • 1. 

    Who wrote "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket"?

    • A.

      John Milton

    • B.

      John Keats

    • C.

      John Wycliffe

    • D.

      John Updike

    Correct Answer
    B. John Keats
    Explanation
    John Keats wrote "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket."

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  • 2. 

    What author wrote "The Alter" and "Easter Wings"?

    Correct Answer
    George Herbert
    Herbert
    Explanation
    The correct answer is George Herbert. George Herbert is the author who wrote "The Alter" and "Easter Wings". Herbert is a renowned poet known for his religious poetry, and these two poems are among his notable works. "The Alter" is a poem that explores themes of devotion and faith, while "Easter Wings" is a visual poem that takes the shape of angel wings and reflects on the resurrection of Christ. Both poems showcase Herbert's talent for combining intricate wordplay with profound spiritual insights.

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  • 3. 

    Who wrote "i thank You God for most this amazing"?

    • A.

      William Burford

    • B.

      Lord Byron

    • C.

      W. B. Yeats

    • D.

      E. E. Cummings

    Correct Answer
    D. E. E. Cummings
    Explanation
    E. E. Cummings wrote the poem "i thank You God for most this amazing". Cummings was an American poet known for his unique style of writing, which often included unconventional punctuation, capitalization, and syntax. In this particular poem, Cummings expresses his gratitude to God for the wonders of nature and the beauty of the world. His use of lowercase letters and lack of punctuation in the title and throughout the poem are characteristic of his experimental and innovative approach to poetry.

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  • 4. 

    Who wrote "The Rainy Day"?

    Correct Answer
    Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He is the author of the poem "The Rainy Day".

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  • 5. 

    Who wrote "Lochinvar"?

    • A.

      Gerard Manley Hopkins

    • B.

      Issac Watts

    • C.

      Sir Walter Scott

    • D.

      Lord Byron

    Correct Answer
    C. Sir Walter Scott
    Explanation
    Sir Walter Scott is the correct answer because he is the author of the poem "Lochinvar." Scott was a Scottish novelist, poet, and historian who is considered one of the greatest literary figures of the 19th century. He wrote numerous works, including famous novels such as "Ivanhoe" and "Rob Roy." "Lochinvar" is a romantic ballad that tells the story of a knight who rides to a wedding to win back his lost love.

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  • 6. 

    Who wrote "God's Grandeur"?

    Correct Answer
    Gerard Manley Hopkins
    Gerard Hopkins
    Hopkins
    Explanation
    Gerard Manley Hopkins is the correct answer. He was a renowned English poet and Jesuit priest who wrote "God's Grandeur." His unique style of poetry, characterized by the use of innovative language and vivid imagery, made him a significant figure in Victorian literature. His works often explore themes of nature, spirituality, and the divine.

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  • 7. 

    Who wrote "Upon His Departure Hence"?

    • A.

      Robert Herrick

    • B.

      Christina Rossetti

    • C.

      Paul Laurence Dunbar

    • D.

      Victor Hugo

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Herrick
    Explanation
    "Upon His Departure Hence" is a poem written by Robert Herrick.

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  • 8. 

    Who wrote "The Bells"?

    Correct Answer
    Edgar Allan Poe
    Poe
    Explanation
    Edgar Allan Poe is the correct answer for the question "who wrote 'The Bells'?" Poe is a well-known American writer and poet, famous for his dark and macabre themes. "The Bells" is one of his notable works, a poem that explores the different sounds and emotions associated with various types of bells.

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  • 9. 

    Whoe wrote "After the Battle"?

    • A.

      Leo Tolstoy

    • B.

      Robert Browning

    • C.

      Sir Walter Scott

    • D.

      Victor Hugo

    Correct Answer
    D. Victor Hugo
    Explanation
    Victor Hugo wrote "After the Battle."

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  • 10. 

    Who wrote "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"?

    Correct Answer
    Robert Frost
    Frost
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robert Frost. Robert Frost is the author of the poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." He is a renowned American poet known for his use of nature imagery and deep contemplation of life's complexities. His works often explore themes of isolation, mortality, and the human experience. "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is one of his most popular and widely studied poems, capturing the beauty and tranquility of a snowy winter landscape while also delving into existential questions.

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