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Study Helps for British Lit Final Exam!

Who proposed the idea of transcendentalism and one World Spirit? Immanuel Kant
In what period was Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur written? Victorian
In which era did coffeehouses become the place to meet? Neoclassical
What era was considered the "Age of Reason"? Neoclassical
In which era was the Industrial Revolution? Neoclassical
Who wrote Gulliver's Travels? Jonathan Swift
Who wrote Robinson Crusoe? Daniel Defoe
Who wrote Paradise Lost? John Milton
Who wrote The Pilgrim's Progress? John Bunyan
Who wrote "She Walks in Beauty"? George Gordon, Lord Byron
Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner? Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What was Isaac Watts known for? Hymns
What was Charles Wesley known for? Hymns
Who wrote "Crossing the Bar"? Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Who wrote "The Lamb" and "The Tyger"? William Blake
Who wrote "To a Mouse" and "To a Louse"? Robert Burns
In what age did Pantheism (the false idea that Nature is God) come about? Romantic
In what era did people write more from the heart than from intellect? Romantic
Who credited nature as being the major formative influence on his writing? William Wordsworth
In what era did novels become popular? Romantic
Who wrote Ozymandias? Percy Bysshe Shelley
What is the primary subject of the Romantic poem? the poet
Who was the longest running English monarch? Victoria
In what period did the middle class start to rise? Victorian
In what age was there a deeply conservative morality? Victorian
When did the British Empire cover 1/4 of the globe? Victorian Age
When did people start to trust science more than Scripture? Victorian Age
In what era was Pride and Prejudice written? well, what do you think? :)
In what era was Macbeth written? Renaissance
In what era was Fellowship of the Ring written? Modern
Who wrote "Crossing the Bar"? Alfred, Lord Tennyson
When was poetry sung, not written? Old English
When did people worship Wyrd or Fate? Old English
When was Beowulf written/told? Old English
Which was the age of Chivalry? Middle English
What was the age of lyrical, folk ballads? Middle English
When did John Wycliffe translate the Bible from Latin to English? Middle English
When was Malory's Morte d'Arthur written? Middle English
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales? Geoffrey Chaucer
What was the era of rebirth? Renaissance
When was Queen Elizabeth the monarch? Renaissance
Who wrote The Faerie Queene? Edmund Spenser
When was Foxe's Book of Martyrs published? Renaissance
In what era did Shakespeare write? Renaissance
In which era was the sonnet perfected? Renaissance
What was printed in 1611? King James Version of the Bible
Who wrote Lyrical Ballads? Wordsworth and Coleridge
Be familiar with characters from Macbeth Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Macduff, Lady Macduff, Banquo, Fleance, Weird Sisters, Malcolm
Be familiar with characters from Fellowship of the Ring Frodo, Gandalf, Boromir, Gimli, Legolas, Samwise, Merry, Pippin, Gollum
Be familiar with characters from Pride & Prejudice Elizabeth, Jane, Lydia, Mrs. Bennet, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Mr. Collins, Mr. Bingley, Mr. Wickham
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