A. His Promethean striving to exceed human limitations as explored by Byron and Percy Shelley
B. Its suggestion that the natural order has laws beyond human control
C. His desire to create a political revolution
D. Both A and B
A. Immanuel Kant
B. John Locke
C. David Hume
D. Denis Diderot
A. revealing his interest in Chaucer.
B. enabling his 18th-century readers access to a world they would see as less rational.
C. promoting the rise of museums.
D. commenting on the French and Indian War.
A. Pope’s The Rape of the Lock
B. Swift’s “A Modest Proposal”
C. Richardson’s Pamela
D. Lewis’s The Monk
A. Its use of a medieval setting to reflect on rational progress
B. Its focus on having readers vicariously experience the dangers that a heroine faces
C. Its ambivalent treatment of its leading villain
D. Its use of the sublime
A. The Protestant Reformation
B. Religious interpretations of changes to the oceans
C. The decline of religion’s importance in the modern West
D. His lover’s betrayal
A. Repeal of the corn laws
B. Opium Wars
C. Great Exhibition
D. French Revolution
A. Ann Radcliffe
B. William Wordsworth
C. John Keats
D. Alfred Lord Tennyson
B. Travel memoir
C. Detective story
A. a radical break with 18th-century rules on elevated diction.
B. a continuity with poets such as Alexander Pope.
C. a rejection of nature in favor of society.
D. a defense of the use of elaborate figurative language.