Whic king was beheaded resulting in the abolition of monarchy?
The Glorious revolution took place in what years?
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Name 4 characteristics of the Glorious Revolution
Took place in 1688BloodlessProtestant took the throneParliment was NOT stripped of all power
Name 4 characteristics of the Restoration Era
Two factions were formed in ParlimentEnlightenment Age had begunTechnological advancements increased food supplyFactories did NOT improve the live of thousands of people
What era did the Metaphysical poetry emerge?
The Restoration Era
What era had mixed religios and Humanistic themes?
The restoration era
What writing did the Restoration Era mirror after?
Roman and Greek classics
What were the types of literature in the Restoration Era?
poems, plays, and masques
What is the message of Holy Sonnet 10?
An idea is debated by likening it to and argument but finally powerless tyrant
In Meditation 17, God is represented as who?
Whats the motive for Meditation 17?
importantce of death and suffering in the spiritual existence
in On my first son, what is the best peice of poetry
What is the theme of Song to Celia?
Sensuous pleasure of love
What can u determine about the speaker in Song to Celia
He unrealisticly idealizes his lady
The speaker in Song to Celia prefers what?
a natural appearance
In To His Coy Mistress the winged chariot refers to what
the approach of death
What does the flower in To The Virgins…. represent
The length of human life
What is the theme of Paradise Lost
Good and evil
What style is paradise lost written in?
What is the theme of Sonnet XIX
One does not have to accomplish great things to serve God
What is the attitude of Sonnet VII
The regret of the lack of maturity
What the overall goal in Eve’s Apology in Defence of Women?
Reveal unfair treatment of women in society
In Rape of the Lock the soldiers are the mock-epic substitute for what?
What is the purpose of Rape of the Lock?
Poke fun at the spoiled upper class
What point does the author make in Rape of the Lock?
The rich have too much time on their hands and not enough to think about
Elegy Written in a Church Courtyard is like other elegies because?
It shows the contemplation of the natural world
The theme of an Elegy Written in a Church Courtyard is what?
The great and lowly find equality in death
English poets who supported Charles I were known as?
Define Calvalier poets?
Poets who supported Charles I during the revolution and had a light-hearted attitude towards life
Define Metaphysical poets
Poets who used intellect and imagination as it relates to science, philosophy, and legend.
Describe the historical events of the Restoration period
Charles I took the throneFollowed by Oliver Cromwell who came up with Common WealthThen Charles the II took the throneHis son James the II took the throne but gave it away to Mary and William of Orange
Define and Italian Sonnet
A sonnet consisting of a octave and sestet, the octave presents a question and the sestet provides the answer
List and Define athe three themes of To his Coy Mistress
Carpe Diem- Seize the DayTempus Fugit- Time FliesMomento Mori- Reminder of death
List 5 characteristics of Metaphysical poetry
Sounds sweetSense of DignityArgumentReveals wittiness, realism, and ironyHold to central tradition of Elizabethan poetry
formal defense of a point
Two contradictory statements put next to each other to make a point
form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly
repetition of a word or phrase as the beginning of successive clauses
Reference to something outside the work
List 4 characteristics of the Romantic period
England lost the American coloniesThe French Revolution happenedEngland experienced economic shifts in populationEnglands monarch did NOT die of small pox
What were Romantic poets known as?
Mind poetsNature poetsLyrical poets NOT escapist poets
What is the most important Romantic work?
What is the theme of The Lamb?
Kindness of the creator
In The Tyger, what overcame the stars?
What is the theme of The World is Too Much With Us?
Frenzied quest for wealth
Why did Wordsworth support the Revolution?
It claimed to support rights and importance of individuals
What is the theme of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Sanctity of all ancient creatures
What is the tone of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
fresh horror and awe
What does the Albatross represent?
Luck, nature, and guilt
What is the theme of She Walks in Beauty?
What is the theme of Don Juan
The heart has lost its power to feel
What is the political message of Ozymandias?
No dictator can rule absolutely
What does the West Wind represent?
Its destructiveness can make new life possible
What is the author worries about in When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be?
Not living long enough
What type of ode it Ode on a Grecian Urn?
What is the theme of Ode on a Grecian Urn?
Eternal Youth and Hope
What are the characteristics of a Byronic Hero?
Struggles with integrityDashingly handsome characterDistaste for social norms
Explain the Octave and Sestet in The World is Too Much with Us
Octave: laments getting and spending of the materialistic worldSestet: Experience nature and restore mankind
What were Wordsworth’s 4 main themes of his writing?
Faith in the common manNatureEmotionsSocial justice
Describe the Romantice period. What were the economic and political climates of the time? What themes did the writers embrace?
Economic: Shift from agrarian to industryPolitical: Lost American Colonies Feared repercussions of French RevolutionThemes: Focused on use of imagination Prized experience of the beauty of nature Interested in thoughts and feelings
What is the common idea between to a skylark and ode to west wind?
Describe the Woman in She Walks in Beauty
She is very pretty on the outside which means she is beautiful on the inside and pure
List the Four Characteristics of the Romantic Period
Focused on emotion, imagination, intuition and freedom
A work of literature that applies the characteristics and conventions of epic poetry to trivial subject matter for the sake of humor, irony, parody, or satire.
A long formal lyric poem with a serious theme
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
rhyme within a line
What was In Memoriam A.H.H. written to commemorate?
A dead close friend
Who is the speaker of In Memoriam A.H.
The poet himself
What is the theme of In Memoriam A.H.H.
Although his friend is dead the speaker holds his memory close
What is the 2 theme of Tears, Idle Tears
Events end and die and we learn from it,The pain of remembrance
What is the speaker like in My Last Dutchess?
Arrogant and Patronizing
What type of poem is My last Dutchess?
a Dramatic Monologue
What does the speaker in Love among the ruins value?
Values love above fame or power
What do the alternating lines in Love among the ruins contrast?
Past and present
What is the theme of Sonnet 43?
Values of love over religion
What is the view of the world in Dover Beach
The world does not contain joy, love, or peace to those who dwell in it
What is ironic about the Darkling Thrush?
The mood changes unexpectedly
What is the mood of the Darkling Thrush?
What is the purpose of Are you Digging on My Grave?
Undercut sentimental assumptions
What is the theme of To an Athelete Dying Young?
Glory doesnt last
What is the tone of When I was One a Twenty?
What class embraced the novel?
List 4 characteristics of the Victorian Era
British formed colonies to gain raw materialsBritish fought in the Crimean WarBritish believed they were superiorBritish did NOT own colonies on every continent
Improvements were made about what in the Victorian Era? And farmers were given what?
Factory conditionsFree trade
_________ attended universities during the Victorian Era
_____ were not Over-hauled during the Victorian Era
Who was the poet best known for his love of poetry?
Alfred Lord Tennyson
What are the 4 main genres of the Victorian Era
Which religious controversy emerged during the Victorian era and how did it effect literature and authors?
Darwins theory of evolution emerged and it caused writers to about everyday problems and not about moral issues like in the Romantic period
Describe the Advice the speaker recieved in When i was One and Twenty, did he follow it?
He said to not give your heart away easily to other people. No he did not, he learned the hard way by not heeding the advice
Describe the two symbols in Dover Beach
1st stanza: The serene picture of nature represents the world as a dream that it will once be2nd Stanza: Darkling plain describes how the world is today
Describe the historical context of the Victorian time period. Provide political, economical and technological advancements.
Political: Queen Victoria reigned 64 years, Factory abuses were exposed, women got rightsEconomical: middle class developed, free trade to farmers, COuntry expanded in size, economy boomed, Britian gained World Power
One line of verse carries into another
A part representing a whole
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences
A poem which an imaginary character speaks to a silent listener, in which he reveals his true thougts and feelings
rhythmic flow of a sequence of sounds or words
Word or phrase used in place of a term that could be considered harsh or offensive
Who took the throne after queen Victoria
Name 3 things that were invented in the Edwardian Age
Telephone, Airplanes, electricity
What happened after the Edwardian Age
World War I
What treaty ended WWI
Treaty of Versailles
Who was the Lost Generation?
Hemingway and Fitzgerald
When did hitler invade poland
When could women vote in England?
When did France fall in WWII?
Name 2 postwar problems for england
Left weakFood shortages
Who gained Independence from England?
Who came into power, and what did he/she do to govt
Margaret Thatcher came into power and she de-regulated government
Whats the definition of Modernism?
Literary movement where writers believed the world offered false hope and promise
What are the three characteristics of Modernism?
Alienation/DisconnectionUse of fragments and stream of conciousness and interior dialogueBreak away from traditional writings
What was the Auden generation?
Writers concerned with political and social issues
Who were part of the Auden Generation
What did The Movement capture?
Who was part of the Edwardian Age?
Joeseph ConradD.H. LawrenceE.M.
Who wrote about psycological realism?
What is the theme of Preludes?
People of the modern world live dirty hopeless lives of unfulfilling routines
What is the theme of “Journey of the Magi”?
Alienation and powerlessness
What is the theme of Do Not Go Gentle Into That Night?
He asks his father not to die yet cause there was more he could live for
What is the theme of The Lagoon?
Death is inescapeable
Who wrote Holy sonnet X?
Who wrote A Valediction Forbidding Mourning?
Who wrote Meditation XVII
Who wrote On My First Son
Who wrote Song to Celia?
Who wrote Still to be Neat?
Who wrote To His Coy Mistress?
Who wrote To the Virgins; To Make Much of Time
Who wrote Delight in Disorder?
Who Wrote Eve’s Apology in Defense of Women?
Who wrote Rape of the Lock?
who wrote paradise lost?`
who wrote Sonnet VII
Who wrote Sonner XIX
who wrote a modest proposal?
who wrote and elegy written in a church courtyard?
Who wrote the lamb?
Who wrote the tyger
who wrote rime of the ancient mariner?
Samuel taylor coleridge
who wrote the world is too much with us?
who wrote London 1802?
Who wrote she walks in beauty?
who wrote don juan
Who wrote Ozymandias?
Who wrote Ode to the West wind?
Who wrote To a skylark?
who wrote when i ahve fears that i may cease to be?
who wrote ode on a grecian urn?
Who wrote pride and prejudice?
who wrote in memoriam A.H.H.
Who wrote Ulysses
who wrote tears idle tears?
who wrote my last dutchess?
who wrote sonnet 43
who wrote Dover beach?
who wrote the darkling thrush?
who wrote are u digging on my grave?
who wrote to an athlete dying young?
who wrote when i was one and twent?
who wrote when you are old?
who wrote the lake isle of innisfree?
who wrote the second coming
Who wrote sailing to byzantium?
Who wrote journey of the magi?
Who wrote the lagoon?
Who wrote the rocking horse winner?
Who wrote the lady in the looking glass?
who wrote do not go gentle into that good night?