"Lady Windermer's Fan" was staged on

  • 20th February 1892
  • 13th November 1890
  • 10th January, 1880
  • 29th July 1885

    "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories" was written by:

  • David Cecil
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Ezra Pound
  • Walter Allen

    ____ is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy.

  • William Shakespeare
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Charles Dickens
  • Francis Bacon

    "The Death of a Toad" was written by:

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Ted Hughes

    Charles Dickens had expressed his wish to be buried at _______ his request was disregarded, apparently owing to his fame.

  • Hertfordshire
  • Berkshire
  • Gad's Hill
  • Northamptonshire

    Who said? "No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace, As I have seen in one autumnal face."

  • Earnest Hemingway in his novel
  • John Keats in his poem
  • John Donne in his poem
  • Shakespeare in Hamlet

    What does Vaughan refer to as a "Sweet, sacred hill"?

  • Mount Sinai
  • The Mount of Olives
  • Calvary
  • Golgotha

    How does Dr. Faustus punish the insolent knight?

  • He turns him into a dog
  • He turns his skin green
  • He makes him unable to speak
  • He makes antlers sprout from his head

    Why does Mephistopheles refuse to answer this question? Who made the world?

  • He teases Dr. Faustus for not giving him the answer
  • He does not know the answer
  • Answer is too terrifying for Faustus
  • He says the answer is "against our kingdom"

    Possible co-writer of "Dido, Queen of Carthage" is

  • None of them
  • Arthur Miller
  • Thomas Nashe
  • Ben Johnson

    "Death Be Not Proud" is a poem written by:

  • D.H. Lawrence
  • William Wordsworth
  • John Donne
  • Emily Dickinson

    ____wrote "One short sleep past, we wake eternally, and Death shall be no more: Death, thou shalt die."

  • John Donne
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • William Shakespeare

    Author of "More than kisses, letters mingle souls." is:

  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Ted Hughes
  • John Donne
  • Sylvia Plath

    Alexander Pope used supernatural elements in "The Rape of the Lock".

  • It is true
  • No supernatural element is used
  • It is false
  • It is Partially true

    who was converted to Roman Catholic faith?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Anton Chekhov
  • Bertrand Russell
  • T. S. Eliot

    "Ejaculation, Reply, and Song" is written by:

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Ted Hughes
  • Adrienne Rich

    "Historia von D. Johan Fausten" was published in year:

  • 1587
  • 1586
  • 1590
  • 1588

    "Twicknam Garden" is a:

  • Drama by Samuel Beckett
  • Novel by Earnest Hemingway
  • Poem by John Donne
  • Book by Jonathan Swift

    one of the 20th century's premier logicians is:

  • Marcel Proust
  • James Joyce
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Virginia Woolf

    "Looking into History" is written by:

  • Ted Hughes
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Sylvia Plath

    Idea of world government was presented by:

  • Bertrand Russell
  • Philip Sydney
  • Samuel Pepys
  • Mathew Arnold

    "On Education" is a book, written by

  • Philip Larkin
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Thomas Hardy

    Which American Poet wrote " “When in your neighborhood you hear a neigh,”"?

  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath

    In Dr. Faustus, it is said that _____ stands on seven hills.

  • Amsterdam
  • Berlin
  • Jerusalem
  • Rome

    "Satire: Of Religion" is a(n):

  • Essay, written by Sir Francis Bacon
  • Book written by Raymond William
  • Poem from "Satire" by John Donne
  • Poem from "Satirical Essays" by T. S. Eliot

    Who said "Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing."?

  • John Keats
  • William Shakespeare
  • William Wordsworth
  • John Donne

    "An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth" is a book by

  • Chinua Achebe
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Francis Bacon
  • Jonathan Swift

    Which American Poet wrote "Year’s End"?

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Earnest Hemingway

    Which American Poet wrote "We"?

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Adrienne Rich
  • Sylvia Plath

    Which american poet wrote "Marginalia"?

  • John Ashbery
  • Ted Hughes
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath

    b“Because he swings so neatly through the trees,”" is writteny:

  • Ted Hughes
  • Richard Wilbur
  • John Donne
  • Sylvia Plath

    From which poem are these lines taken? "When love with one another so Interanimates two souls, That abler soul, which thence doth flow, Defects of lonliness controls."

  • The Sunne Rising
  • The Canonization
  • The Flea
  • The Ecstasy

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Alas, alas who's injur'd by my love? What merchant's ships have my sighs drown'd? Who says my tears have overflow'd his ground?"

  • The Canonization
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Flea
  • The Sunne Rising

    "Busy old foo, unruly sun..." Which group of people does Donne not suggest as more suitable objects of the sun's intrusion than the lovers in "The Sun Rising"?

  • Country ants
  • Court huntsmen
  • Late schoolboys
  • Idle Princes

    "A Courtyard Thaw" was written by:

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Ted Hughes
  • Adrienne Rich

    "Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time." is from

  • Rime of Ancient Mariner by Coleridge
  • Othello by William Shakespeare
  • Ode to Psyche by John Keats
  • The Sun Rising by by John Donne

    "Ode on solitude" was written by:

  • John Milton
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Alexander Pope
  • John Keats

    ____ poetry is limited; he wrote only on religious themes.

  • George Herbert's
  • John Donn's
  • Henry Vaughan's
  • Andrew Marvell

    ___is the author of "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories"

  • William Blake
  • Oscar Wilde
  • William Shakespeare
  • George Bernard Shaw

    Christopher Marlowe is also known as

  • None of them
  • W. H. Marlow
  • Dr. Faustus
  • Kit Marlowe

    The play "Edward the Second" was written by:

  • Christopher Marlow
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • William Shakespeare
  • Dr. Johnson

    Richard Purdy Wilbur was born on:

  • October 10, 1929
  • March 1, 1921
  • July 29, 1917
  • January 12, 1920

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Must to thy motions lovers' seasons run?" Saucy pedantic wretch, go chide Late school-boys and sour prentices."

  • The Ecstasy
  • The Canonization
  • The Flea
  • The Sunne Rising

    "The Ballad of Reading Goal" was published on

  • May, 1872
  • September, 1898
  • January, 1890
  • February, 1898

    The book "An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth" was published in year

  • 1935
  • 1940
  • 1930
  • 1932

    Oscar Wilde was a(n)

  • None of them
  • British playwright and critic
  • Irish poet and playwright
  • American poet and novelist

    Bertrand Russell died on

  • 2 February, 1971
  • 2 February, 1972
  • 2 February, 1917
  • 2 February, 1970

    From which sonnet are these lines taken? "Repair me now, for now mine end doth haste; I run to death, and death meets me as fast, And all my pleasures are like yesterday."

  • Thou hast made me (Holy Sonnet I)
  • Batter my heart (Holy Sonnet XIV)
  • I am a little world made cunningly (Holy Sonnet V)
  • Death, be not proud (Holy Sonnet X)

    "Marginalia" is a poem written by:

  • Richard Wilbur
  • Ted Hughes
  • John Donne
  • Sylvia Plath

    What happens to Dr. Faustus at the end of play?

  • His soul carried off to hell
  • He repents and is saved
  • He becomes emperor of Germany
  • He kills himself

    "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" was written in:

  • the 1620-40s
  • the 1580-90s
  • 1601
  • the 1340-50s

    ___ went to prison for pacifism.

  • Anton Chekhov
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Philip Larkin

    John Donne also wrote some beautiful religious poetry. On what day did he compose the lines: "But that Christ on this Crosse did rise and fall, Sinne had eternally benighted all."

  • Pentecost
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Epiphany

    Alexander Pope, in "The Rape of the Lock" had targeted the:

  • Aristocratic society
  • Middle Class society
  • Lower Class society
  • None of them

    Why does the Paris mob kill Foulon? (A Tale of Two Cities)

  • Because he said starving people should eat grass
  • Because he is a spy
  • He collected high taxes from the peasants
  • His carriage ran down a child

    Whose image(s) does Faustus call up before the Emperor?

  • Alexander and his paramour
  • Alexander only
  • Alexander and Helen
  • Helen and Menelaus

    Christopher Marlowe was born on

  • 26 February, 1564
  • 20 January, 1583
  • 10 December, 1594
  • 20 August, 1583

    Bertrand Russell is grandson of

  • Lord Vincy
  • Lord Richard
  • Lord John Russell
  • Lord Stanley Russell

    ___wrote "Still, Citizen Sparrow"

  • Adrienne Rich
  • John Ashbery
  • Richard Wilbur
  • Sylvia Plath

    "Our Knowledge of the External World" is a book, written by:

  • John Locke
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Sir Francis Bacon