Category: English Literature Mcqs
Which poem testifies to the profound doubts and uncertainties attending Donne’s conversion from Catholicism to Protestantism ?
A. Air and Angels
B. Satire 3
C. The Apparition
D. The Indifferent
The intellectual movement that believed that the observation of nature elevates the nature of humans, that deep truths can be grasped through intuition, and that God, Nature and humanity are united in a shared universe is______________?
A. The dramaturge and playwright had to be related.
B. All of the actors were male.
C. All of the actors were British.
D. The play was spoken.
______________________is a processes of word formation by which new words are formed by attaching prefixes or suffixes to the base form?
A. A term first used by literary theorists William Wimsatt and Monroe Beardsley
B. A term that suggests that a critic should study the structural and thematic elements of a poem rather than the effect it has on the emotions of the reader
C. An important term in the field of New Historicism
D. All of the above answers are correct.
When there was a momentary calm in that tempestuous sea of sound, the leader gave the sign, the procession resumed its march. On they went, like fiends that throng in mockery around some dead potentate, mighty no more, but majestic still in his agony. On they went, in counterfeited pomp, in senseless uproar, in frenzied merriment, trampling all on an old man’s heart. This is______________?
A. Historical fiction
B. A fairy tale
C. An autobiography
D. A detective story
A. Anthony and Cleopatra
B. Hero and Leander
C. Troilus and Cressida
D. Apollo and Hyacinth