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Author of Macbeth Shakespeare
Genre of Macbeth tragedy
historical source of macbeth Holinshed's Chronicles
“To beguile the time,/Look like the time; beat welcome in your eye./Your hand, our tongue. Look like the innocent/Flower, but be the serpent urder’t.” Macbeth
“Infected be the air whereon they ride;/And damned all those that trust them.” Macbeth
“The Thane of Cawdor lives; why do you dress me/In borrowed robes?” Macbeth
Author of "A Modest Proposal" Swift
Deaf author Swift
dean of St. Patrick's Swift
genre of "A Modest Proposal" juvenalian satire
“After all, I am not so violently bent upon my own opinion as to reject any offer proposed by wise men, which shall be found equally innocent, cheap, easy, and effectual” "A Modest Proposal"
“Thus the squire will learn to be a good landlord and grow popular among his tenant; the mother will have eight shilling net profit and be fit for work til she produces another child” "A Modest Proposal"
Who wrote "Will Wimble"? Addison
what author was secretary of state? Addison
What author founded the spectator club? Addison
what genre is "Will Wimble"? periodic essay
what literary device does "Will Wimble" use? epigraphs
is the case of man a younger brother of a great family, who had rather see their children starve like gentlemen than thrive in a trade or profession that is beneath their dignity "Will Wimble"
author of "Alexander Selkirk" Steele
what genre is "Alexander Selkirk"? periodic essay
“...he is happiest who confines his wants to natural necessities and he that goes further in his desires increases his wants in proportion to his acquisitions…” "Alexander Selkirk"
author of Rape of the Lock Pope
who perfected the heroic couplet? pope
who was a dwarf? pope
who was the crippled catholic? pope
who was the "Wasp of Twickenham"? Pope
genre of rape of the lock Horatian Satire, Mock Epic
who was the muse in rape of the lock? John Caryll, incident between Arabelle Fermer and baron
“What dire offenses from amorous causes springs,/What might contests rise from trivial things.” rape of the lock
“This casket India’s gems unlocks./ And all Arabia breathes from yonder box./ The tortoise here and the elephant unite,/ Transformed to combs, the speckled and the white.” rape of the lock
Who wrote the dictionary? Johnson
who wrote the rambler? Johnson
who is the greatest man of letters? Johnson
who founded the Literary Club at Turk’s Head Coffee House johnson
“...was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patron age of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelters of academic bowers, but amidst the inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and sorrow.” johnson
who wrote "The Letter to Chesterfield" johnson
“Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?” "Letter to Chesterfield"
Who wrote the life of samuel johnson boswell
what genre is the life of samuel johnson biography
“No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” life of samuel johnson
who wrote the elegy written in a country churchyard? gray
who was the transitional poet from the age of reason to the romantic period gray
“Far from the maddening crowd’s ignoble strife,/ Their sober wishes never learned to stray./ Along the cool sequestered vale of life/ They kept the noiseless tenor of their ways.” the elegy
who wrote journal of the plague year defoe
what genre is the journal of the plague year satire
"He mourned heartily, as it was easy to see, but with a kind of masculine grief that could not give itself vent by tears; and calmly defying buriers to let him alone, said he would only see the bodies thrown in and go away…” journal of the plague year
who wrote the diary pepys
who wrote "to a mouse" burns
who is the national poet of scotland burns
who is a farmer burns
who uses dialect burns
“The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry,/ And leave us nought but grief and pain/ For promised joy.” the mouse
“Still thou are blest, compared wi’ me!/ The present only toucheth thee:/ But och! I backward cast my e’e/ On prospects drear!/ An’ forward though I canna see,/ I guess an’ fear.” the mouse
who wrote the lamb blake
who was an engraver blake
who used repetition, imagery, and biblical allusions blake
“Dost thou know who made thee/ Gave thee life & bid thee feed,/ By the stream & o’er the mead;/ Gave thee clothing of delight,/ Softest clothing, wooly, bright...” the lamb
“He became a little child:/ I a child & thou a lamb,/ We are called by his name.” the lamb
“ When the stars threw down their spears/ And watered heaven with their tears:/ Did he smile his work to see?/ Did he who made the Lamb make thee?” the tyger
who wrote the tyger blake
who wrote tinturn abbey wordsworth
who wrote lyrical ballads wordsworth, coleridge
who was the poet laureate of the romantic period wordsworth
who was in paris on the first anniversary of the storming of the bastille wordsworth
Though changed, no doubt, from what I was when first/ I came among these hills; when like a roe/ I bounded o'er the mountains, by the sides/ Of the deep rivers, and the lonely streams, /Wherever nature led: more like a man tinturn abbey
“Five years have past; five summers, with the length/ Of five long winters! and again I hear/ These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs /With a soft inland murmur.” tinturn abbey
“Nor wilt thou then forget,/ That after many wanderings, many years/ Of absence, these steep woods and lofty cliffs,/ And this green pastoral landscape, were to me/ More dear, both for themselves and for thy sake!” tinturn abbey
who wrote rime of the ancient mariner coleridge
what genre is rime? ballad
“Day after day, day after day,/ We stuck, nor breath nor motion;/ As idle as a painted ship/ Upon a painted ocean.” rime
“The ice was here, the ice was there,/The ice was all around:/It cracked and growled, and roared and howled,/Like noises in a swound!” rime
“The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew,/The furrow followed free;/ We were the first that ever burst/ Into that silent sea.” rime
“Water, water, every where,/ And all the boards did shrink;/Water, water, every where,/ Nor any drop to drink.” rime
who is a greek national hero byron
who is the prototype of literary romanticism byron
who writes about relationship byron
“Some women use their tongues--she looked a lecture, /Each eye a sermon, and her brow a homily…” don juan
who wrote don juan byron
“A little curly-headed, good-for-nothing, /And mischief-making monkey from his birth; / His parents ne'er agreed except in doting / Upon the most unquiet imp on earth; / Instead of quarreling, had they been but both in don juan
“The languages, especially the dead, / The sciences, and most of all the abstruse, / The arts, at least all such as could be said / To be the most remote from common use,/ In all these he was much and deeply read don juan
who wrote she walks in beauty byron
“She walks in beauty, like the night/ Of cloudless climes and starry skies;/ And all that’s best of dark and bright/ Meet in her aspect and her eyes;/Thus mellowed to that tender light/Which heaven to gaudy day denies.” she walks in beauty
“And on that cheek, and o’er that brow,/So soft, so calm, yet eloquent,/ The smiles that win, the tints that glow,/ But tell of days in goodness spent,/A mind at peace with all below,/ A heart whose love is innocent!” she walks in beauty
who wrote about tyrrany shelley
who was expelled from oxford shelley
who wrote "ode to the west wind" shelley
which piece had terza rima west wind
“Wild Spirit, which art moving everywhere;/Destroyer and preserver; hear, oh hear!” west wind
what genre is ozymandius sonnet
“Nothing beside remains. Round the decay/ Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare/ The lone and level sands stretch far away.” ozymandius
“Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,/ And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,/ Tell that its sculptor well those passions read/ Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,/ The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed....” ozymandius
who wrote ozymandius shelley
whose major themes are death, art and the importance of art in life keats
who wrote about negative capability keats
who wrote "ode to a nightingale" keats
“Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird!/ No hungry generations tread thee down... In ancient days by emperor and clown:/ Perhaps the self-same song that found a path/ Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home ode to a nightingale
“Darkling I listen; and, for many a time/ I have been half in love with easeful Death,/ Call'd him soft names in many a mused rhyme,/ To take into the air my quiet breath;/ Now more than ever seems it rich to die...” ode to a nightingale
“Away! away! for I will fly to thee,/ Not charioted by Bacchus and his pards,/ But on the viewless wings of Poesy,/Though the dull brain perplexes and retards...” ode to a nightingale
who wrote chapman's homer? keats
“Then felt I like some watcher of the skies,/ When a new planet swims into his ken;/ Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes/ He star'd at the Pacific—and all his men/ Look'd at each other with a wild surmise—/ Silent, upon a peak in Darien.” chapman's homer
“Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold,/ And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;/ Round many western islands have I been/ Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold.” chapman's homer
who wrote dream children lamb
who wrote the vindication? wollstonecreaft
who wrote on knocking at the gate in macbeth? dequincey
who wrote mayor of casterbridge hardy
who wrote a picture of dorian gray? wilde
who wrote brave new world? huxley
Created by: swimmingninja42