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Q: Read these lines from Alexander Pope's "The Dunciad." How hints, like spawn, scarce quick in embryo lie, How newborn nonsense first is taught to cry, Maggots half formed in rhyme exactly
meet, And learn to crawl upon poetic feet. Which of these is being satirized in these lines? the beginning of life maggot eggs crying babies poorly written poetry Question #6MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from "Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes." Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise; Sleep, pretty wantons, do not cry, And I will sing a lullaby: Rock them, rock them, lullaby. Which of these poetic devices is clearly illustrated in these lines? alliterationpersonificationimageryallusion Question #7MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn." Fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leave Thy song, nor ever can those trees be bare; Bold Lover, never, never canst thou kiss, Though winning near the goal—yet, do not grieve; She cannot fade, though thou hast not thy bliss, Forever wilt thou love, and she be fair! Which best explains these lines in the context of this poem? Do not mourn for what you cannot have.Young love is fleeting.Art captures beauty and preserves it.The memory of a moment can last forever. Question #8MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind." O thou Who chariotest to their dark wintry bed The winged seeds, where they lie cold and low, Each like a corpse within its grave, Which best explains the metaphor in these lines? The wind is compared to a chariot that carries the seeds of Nature to their winter grave.The storm is compared to winter which buries Nature in a coffin of snow until Spring arrives.Nature is compared to a grave that houses life during the winter.A chariot is compared to a hearse that arrives to bury the fall for the winter. Question #9Matching Score: Match the type of grammar with its description. 1. traditional based on rules for linguistic constructions 2. structural based on mechanics and sentence structure 3. transformational based on Latin Question #10MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from Byron's "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage." 'Tis to create, and in creating live A being more intense that we endow With form our fancy, gaining as we give The life we image, even as I do now. What am I? Nothing: but not so art thou, Soul of my thought with whom I traverse earth, Invisible, but gazing, as I glow Mixed with thy spirit, blended with thy birth, And feeling still with thee in my crushed feelings' dearth. What creation is Byron referring to in these lines? his daughter AdaByron himselfimaginationChilde Harold Question #11MultipleChoice Score: Who was Lord Chamberlain? the playwright who wrote a scathing attack of Shakespeare in 1592the man responsible for building theatres throughout London during the Renaissancethe patron of the acting company to which Shakespeare belongedthe husband of Shakespeare's oldest daughter, Susanna Question #12MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from "The Deserted Village," by Oliver Goldsmith. Those gentle hours that plenty bade to bloom, Those calm desires that asked but little room, Those healthful sports that graced the peaceful scene, Lived in each look, and brightened all the green; These, far departing, seek a kinder shore, And rural mirth and manners are no more. What is "no more" according to these lines? the simplicity and beauty of rural lifethe speaker's youththe color and life of summerthe joy of first love Question #13MultipleChoice Score: What does it mean to say that during the Elizabethan age, costuming was "anachronistic"? Costumes did not necessarily match the time period in which the drama was set.Costumes were only worn during performances for the queen.Dressing for a part did not become popular until much later.All Elizabethan actors wore the same costume, no matter the performance. Question #14MultipleChoice Score: Read the lines from Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey." The sounding cataract Haunted me like a passion: the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood, Their colours and their forms, were then to me An appetite: a feeling and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm, By thought supplied, or any interest Unborrowed from the eye.— Which of these best describes the speaker's relationship to nature in these lines? physicalemotionalspiritualintellectual Question #15MultipleChoice Score: Read the stanza from John Donne's "The Flea." MARK but this flea, and mark in this, How little that which thou deniest me is; It suck'd me first, and now sucks thee, And in this flea our two bloods mingled be. Thou know'st that this cannot be said A sin, nor shame, nor loss of maidenhead; Yet this enjoys before it woo, And pamper'd swells with one blood made of two; And this, alas ! is more than we would do. How does the flea function in this poem? as an allusion to the relationship between the speaker and the women to whom he addresses the poemas a personification of the relationship between the speaker and the women to whom he addresses the poemas a metaphor for the relationship between the speaker and the woman to whom he addresses the poemas imagery describing the relationship between the speaker and the women to whom he addresses the poem Question #16MultipleChoice Score: Skipped Read the lines from Act I, where Ophelia is responding to her brother's advice to be wary of Hamlet's affection. I shall th' effect of this good lesson keep As watchman to my heart. But, good my brother, Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven; Whilst, like a puff'd and reckless libertine, Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads And recks not his own read. In other words, _____ I will follow your advice and guard my heart—you do the same.You are a good teacher, but you are beginning to sound a little preachy.I believe Hamlet's affection is real, but I will watch myself around him.You may think I do not appreciate your good advice, but I do. Question #17MultipleChoice Score: Imagine you are the Count's representative in Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess." Having met the Duke and listened to his story about his first wife, which of these would be best for you to advise the Count to do regarding his daughter's engagement to the Duke? Tell his daughter to direct all of her smiles to the Duke.Welcome the Duke; he will make a great son-in-law.Just make sure her dowry is sufficient.Break it off—quickly! Question #18MultipleChoice Score: Read the quotation from Victorian philosopher Thomas Carlyle. "Not the external and physical alone is now managed by machinery, but the internal and spiritual also...Men are grown mechanical in head and in heart, as well as in hand." What, according to Carlyle, has brought about this spiritual deprivation? political conflictthe industrial revolutionexpansion into other territoriesthe demands of prudence Question #19MultipleChoice Score: The purpose of Swift's satires is to _____. effect changemock weaknessentertainall of the above Question #20MultipleChoice Score: Written in English by Layamon, _____ traced British history back to Troy. Proverbs of AlfredPeterborough ChronicleBrutHistory of the Kings of Britain Question #21MultipleChoice Score: Skipped Read the exchange between Hamlet and Claudius in Act IV. Ham. A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm. King What dost thou mean by this? Ham. Nothing but to show you how a king may go a progress through the guts of a beggar. What point does Hamlet seem to be making in this exchange? You never know what you may be eating.A beggar is as good of a fisherman as a king.Death reduces everyone, even kings, to worm food.A fish is not particular about the worms it eats. Question #22MultipleChoice Score: Skipped Read the lines, spoken by Bernardo to Horatio, from Act I of Hamlet. Last night of all, When yond same star that's westward from the pole Had made his course to illume that part of heaven Where now it burns, Marcellus and myself, The bell then beating one,—.... What is the purpose of these lines? to describe the time of nightto explain the progress of a starto foreshadow the appearance of the ghostto convince Horatio of the existence of ghosts Question #23MultipleChoice Score: Which of these provides the source for poetry, according to William Wordsworth? the need to teachpowerful feelingsthe desire to pleaseobjective observation Question #24MultipleChoice Score: What was John Wesley's motivation for breaking from the Anglican Church to form the Methodist Church? He sought complete separation of church and state.He objected to the Church's association with what he considered an immoral Monarchy.He believed the Anglican Church was too ritualistic.He felt the Anglican Church was not reaching the masses of poor people. Question #25MultipleChoice Score: What were the circumstances that inspired Coleridge to write "Kubla Khan." He read and then dreamed about Kubla Khan.He traveled to China and visited Kubla Khan.He and Wordsworth created this imaginary land together.The images came to him in a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling." Question #26MultipleChoice Score: In Anglo-Saxon society, the _____ was responsible for carrying on the history, culture, beliefs, and legends of the English people. kenningscopcomitatuswitan Question #27MultipleChoice Score: Read the sonnet by Sir Philip Sydney. VII When Nature made her chief worke, Stellas eyes, In colour blacke why wrapt she beames so bright? Would she in beamy blacke, like Painter wise, Frame daintiest lustre, mixt of shades and light? Or did she else that sober hue devise, In obiect best to knitt and strength our sight; Least, if no vaile these brave gleames did disguise, They, sunlike, should more dazle then delight? Or would she her miraculous power show, That, whereas blacke seems Beauties contrary, She even in black doth make all beauties flow? Both so, and thus, she, minding Love should be Plac'd ever there, gave him this mourning weede To honour all their deaths who for her bleed. Identify the correct rhyme scheme. abab ccbb dede ddabcb cbdb dede eeaabb cbcb ddee ddabab abab cdcd ee Question #28MultipleChoice Score: Which of these statements is an opinion? Reading is a process.Reading word for word slows the reading and comprehension process.Facts can change.A good reader can determine if a book has merit after reading the first page. Question #29MultipleChoice Score: Milton's pastoral elegy Lycidas is his reaction to which of these? his blindnessthe end of the Commonwealththe death of a friendthose who choose vice over virtue Question #30MultipleSelect Score: Which of these distinguish language from other forms of communication? Select all that apply. It is systematic.It is arbitrary.It is a tool.It changes over time. Question #31MultipleSelect Score: Which of these poets would be classified as Romantic? Select all that apply. WordsworthTennysonKeatsByronShelleyBrowningColeridge Question #32Paragraph Score: Write a clerihew. when the snow falls
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