Category: English Literature Mcqs
A. Combat detaches a man from humanity.
B. All is fair in love and war.
C. It is honorable and just to defend your country in a war.
D. There is a right and a wrong way to throw a hand grenade.
A. A snake slithering up a tree
B. A germ infecting a body
C. A wolf leaping into a sheep’s pen
D. A fish leaping out of water
“Samson Agonistes” differs from its source material, the Biblical book of “Judges,” in what way(s) ?
A. In “Samson,” Harapha is Samson’s enemy, but he is not in “Judges.”
B. In “Samson,” Samson is a Jew, but he is not in “Judges.”
C. In “Samson,” Samson marries the Woman of Timnah, but not in “Judges.”
D. In “Samson,” Samson never worships Dagon, but he does in “Judges.”
A. Charles Dickens
B. W. M. Thackeray
C. Graham Greene
D. D. H. Lawrence
Which of the following best describes the difference between literary criticism and literary theory ?
A. Literary criticism is concerned only with the meaning of a literary work, while literary theory is concerned only with the structure of a literary work.
B. Literary criticism draws upon research derived from sources outside literature, while literary theory draws upon sources within a text.
C. Literary theory is concerned with the method used to interpret a work, while literary criticism is the application of literary theory.
D. All of the above answers are correct.
A. King Henry VIII
B. Queen Elizabeth I
C. Queen Victoria
D. King John
A. the spread of Freud’s theories
B. the increased pace of everyday life
C. the controversy over traditional ideas of certainty and morality
D. All of the Above