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Preparation for English Lit Semester Exam

Whose ghost did Macbeth see at the banquet? Banquo
Who was murdered with her children? Lady Macduff
Who said, "But screw your courage to the sticking place." Lady Macbeth
Who told Macbeth that Lady Macbeth had died? Seyton
Who killed Macbeth? Macduff
Who wrote it? "do you see yonder wicket gate?" John Bunyan
Who wrote it? "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." Francis Bacon
Who wrote it? "Love bade me welcome; yet my soul drew back, / Guilty of dust and sin." George Herbert
Who wrote it? "Death, thou shalt die!" John Donne
Who wrote it? "When I consider how my light is spent, / Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide" John Milton
Who wrote it? "I could not love thee, dear, so much / Loved I not honor more." Richard Lovelace
AUTHOR? Ecclesiastical History of the English People the Venerable Bede
AUTHOR? Sir Gawain and the Green Knight the Pearl Poet
AUTHOR? The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
AUTHOR? "A Hymn to God the Father" Ben Jonson
AUTHOR? The Faerie Queene Edmund Spenser
AUTHOR? Piers Plowman William Langland
AUTHOR? Doctor Faustus Christopher Marlowe
AUTHOR? "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" Sir Walter Raleigh
AUTHOR? Utopia Thomas More
AUTHOR? Morte Darthur Thomas Malory
What time period? The Canterbury Tales Medieval
What time period? Cavalier Poets Puritan
What time period? morality play Medieval
What time period? Metaphysical poets Puritan
What time period? English national epic poem Anglo-Saxon
What time period? sonnet Elizabethan
What time period? feudalism Medieval
What time period? drama at its high point Elizabethan
What time period? the Commonwealth Puritan
What time period? blank verse Elizabethan
What time period? Paradise Lost Puritan
What time period? morality play Puritans
What time period? William Shakespeare Elizabethan
What time period? King James Bible Elizabethan
Who is the greatest sonnet writer in English literature? Shakespeare
In a play, a speech by one character alone on the stage is called _?_. soliloquy
The regular recurrence of sounds is _?_. rhythm
Unrhymed iambic pentameter is commonly known as _?_. blank verse
The greatest epic in English literature is _?_. Paradise Lost
Drama has traditionally been divided into two types: comedy and _?_. tragedy
The _?_ foot is made up of two syllables, the first one unaccented and the second one accented. iambic
The correspondence of sounds is _?_. rhyme
"A narrative in which the characters, places, and other items are symbols" is the description of a(n) _?_. allegory
The Metaphysical poets used striking comparisons known as Metaphysical _?_. conceits
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