1- Aristotle's Poetics ----------
 
 
 
 
2- The English 18th-century Joseph Addison ----------
 
 
 
 
3- Which of the following about mid-twentieth-century New Critics is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
4- As a reader-oriented critical concept developed by Louise M. Rosenblatt, a poem is basically defined as the result of a(n) ----------.
 
 
 
 
5- Which if the following concepts best matches Wolfgang Iser's definition of a reader who 'embodies all those predispositions necessary for a literary work to exercise its effect—predispositions laid down, not by empirical outside reality but by text itself …. has his or her roots firmly implanted in the structure of the text'?
 
 
 
 
6- In his The Wretched of the Earth (1961), the postcolonial writer Franz Fanon ----------.
 
 
 
 
7- Which of the following statements is NOT REJECTED by cultural poetics?
 
 
 
 
8- The New Historicism of the last decades of the 20th century CANNOT be associated with the canon and critical ideas of ----------.
 
 
 
 
9- The ideological idea of 'false consciousness' as developed by Marx and Engels in the 19th century would describe the way that the ----------
 
 
 
 
10- The American structuralist critic Jonathan Culler is mainly concerned with ---------- in his writings.
 
 
 
 
11- Northrop Fry's concept of monomyth, diagrammed as a circle containing four separate phases, does NOT include a section associated with ----------.
 
 
 
 
12- Roland Barthes contribution to structuralist theory can be summed up in the term ----------.
 
 
 
 
13- The period in American literature which signals the emergence of a national imaginative literature (including the first American comedy, the earliest American novel, and the establishment of the first enduring American magazines) is termed the ----------.
 
 
 
 
14- Which of the following statements about 'oral formulaic poetry' is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
15- Which of the following types of play is applied only to dramas based on the Bible?
 
 
 
 
16- Issac Watts, Charles and John Wesley, and William Cowper are noted among English hymnists for ----------.
 
 
 
 
17- Which of the following about the term 'melodrama' is TRUE?
 
 
 
 
18- Which of the following about 'doggerel' is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
19- The recurrent materials of medieval chivalric romances have been divided by scholars into four classes of subjects, which does NOT include ----------.
 
 
 
 
20- The vogue for the term 'bathos' started in England with a famous essay by ---------.
 
 
 
 
21- Which of the following works is NOT by the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer?
 
 
 
 
22- According to the Elizabethan conception of art, and of the relation between art and nature ----------.
 
 
 
 
23- As far as the Elizabethan concern with models, conventions, and literary tradition goes, it could be stated that the writers of the period ----------.
 
 
 
 
24- Which of the following about the characteristic English Renaissance genre, the complaint, is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
25- The main figure the 17th c. poet John Milton would reach back to for poetic inspiration was ----------.
 
 
 
 
26- Which of the following about the birth and death of literary forms in 17th century English literature is TRUE?
 
 
 
 
27- Which of the following works is NOT a Restoration comedy?
 
 
 
 
28- The 18th c. literary figure Thomas Chatterton ----------.
 
 
 
 
29- John Bunyan's Grace Abounding in the Chief of Sinners (1666) is ----------.
 
 
 
 
30- William Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion (1793) has direct affinities with ----------.
 
 
 
 
31- Which of the following about Dorothy Wordsworth's (1771-1855) journals best describes it?
 
 
 
 
32- Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was in the decades after 1800 mainly in opposition to the idea of ----------.
 
 
 
 
33- The Romantic figure ---------- wrote of the French Revolution that "I started my life with the French Revolution, and I have lived, alas! to see the end of it … Since then, I confess, I have no longer felt myself young, for with that my hopes fell."
 
 
 
 
34- John Ruskin's Modern Painters (1843) would ----------
 
 
 
 
35- All of the following statements about William Morris (1834-1896) is TRUE EXCEPT that he was ----------
 
 
 
 
36- The symbolist movement of the end of the nineteenth century in England would best include all following figures EXCEPT ----------.
 
 
 
 
37- In his 'Tradition and the Individual Talent' (1920), T. S. Eliot ----------
 
 
 
 
38- The English poetry of the 1940s is associated with ----------.
 
 
 
 
39- Which of the following statements about Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
40- Which of the following figures wrote poems for musical entertainment, Façade, in collaboration with the composer William Walton?
 
 
 
 
41- Which of the following characters is the narrator in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847)?
 
 
 
 
42- Charles Dickens's novel Little Dorrit (1855-7) is ----------
 
 
 
 
43- 'Novel / Character(s)' DO NOT match in George Eliot's ----------.
 
 
 
 
44- Thomas Hardy's Return of the Native (1878) ----------
 
 
 
 
45- The Patna, a ship full of pilgrims travelling to Mecca for the hajj, appears in Conrad's novel ----------.
 
 
 
 
46- Which of the following about Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932) is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
47- Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966) wrote all the following EXCEPT ----------.
 
 
 
 
48- Character / character description match in William Shakespeare's Othello (1603) in ----------.
 
 
 
 
49- Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus (published 1604) ----------
 
 
 
 
50- John Millington Synge's ---------- contains a character who claims he is on the run because he has killed his own father, but is eventually found out that he has been lying about it and is called a coward.
 
 
 
 
51- Harold Pinter's No Man's Land (1975) takes place in a ----------
 
 
 
 
52- The contemporary play A Mouthful of Birds is by the British playwright ----------.
 
 
 
 
53- Which of the following statements about John Keats's Hyperion is NOT TRUE?
 
 
 
 
54- The English poetic form 'roundel' (based on the repetition of refrains) was invented in the ---------- by ----------.
 
 
 
 
55- W. B. Yeats's The Wild Swans at Coole (1917) opens with ----------.
 
 
 
 
56- T. S. Eliot's Gerontion ----------
 
 
 
 
57- The lines 'She looked over his shoulder / for vines and olive trees / Marble well-governed cities / And ships upon untamed seas' open ----------.
 
 
 
 
58- Craig Raine's A Martian Sends a Postcard Home (1979) ends in ----------.
 
 
 
 
59- Which of the following poets wrote a poem during the 1984-1985 miners strike in England describing his visit to his parents' grave in a Leeds cemetery now "vandalized by obscene graffiti"?
 
 
 
 
60- The English poet Ted Hughes (1930-1998) ----------
 
 
 
 

 

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