It is believed that Marlowe worked for the :

  • Sign painter
  • Government as spy
  • Engineer
  • Theological adviser

    Henry Vaughan experienced a spiritual awakening inspired by the poems of what metaphysical poet?

  • John Donne
  • His own
  • Thomas Carew
  • George Herbert

    Which American poet wrote "Ceremony and other poems"?

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Richard Wilbur
  • John Ashbery
  • W. S. Merwin

    "Conjuration" was written by:

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

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

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

    Which of the following genre best fit for the play, "Edward the Second",?

  • Tragedy
  • Tragi-Comedy
  • Historical Play
  • Comedy

    John Donne died in London, England on

  • 28 February 1631
  • 31 March 1631
  • 31 April 1631
  • 28 June 1631

    Charles Dickens died of ______ in June, 1870.

  • Amoebiasis
  • Smallpox
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Typhoid fever

    Which of the following books is written by Bertrand Russell?

  • The Principle of Mathematics
  • Am I Really a Christian?
  • Political Theory
  • The Idea of World Government

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

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

    Which american poet wrote "Lying"?

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

    Which American Poet wrote "Weather Bird"?

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

    "A Tale of Two Cities" was originally serialized in the author's own periodical:

  • Blackwood Magazine
  • Saturday Review
  • All the Year Round
  • Oxford Literary Review

    “If you’re fond of road-blocks, this one can’t be beat:”" is written by:

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

    After his death, accusations surfaced that Marlowe was:

  • An Irishman
  • An atheist
  • A Catholic
  • A misogynist

    The Devil Faustus summons:

  • Satan
  • Mephistopheles
  • Beelzebub
  • Lucifer

    Which character instruct Faustus in the dark arts?

  • The scholars
  • Cornelius and Valdes
  • The good and bad angels
  • Wagner and Robin

    Oscar Wilde born at

  • 2682 Meadow Drive, Stillwater
  • Westland Row, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 4150 Sydney, Australia
  • 3629 Aspen Court, Massachusetts

    ___wrote "Still, Citizen Sparrow"

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

    In writing Elegies, John Donne was influenced by:

  • Aemilius
  • Ovid
  • Macer
  • Cowley

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Though use make you apt to kill me, Let not to that self-murder added be, And sacrilege, three sins in killing three."

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

    ___ went to prison for pacifism.

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

    In "Rape of the Lock", Miss Arabella Fermor is presented as:

  • Miss Arabella
  • Miss Prism
  • Belinda
  • Nymph

    Bertrand Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in year:

  • 1965
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1956

    What does the meaning of the words "homo fuge"?

  • Prince of Darkness
  • You are doomed
  • Satan's own
  • Fly, man

    A heroic couplet is a unit of

  • Two rhyming lines in iambic pentameter
  • Two rhyming lines in blank verse
  • Four rhyming lines in iambic pentameter
  • Three rhyming lines in iambic pentameter

    "Five Women Bathing in Moonlight" is written by:

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

    ___was charged for homosexuality.

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Earnest Hemingway
  • Bertrand Russell

    Idea of world government was presented by:

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

    The sylph who is assigned to guard Belinda’s “fav’rite Lock”, in "Rape of the Lock" is:

  • Clarissa
  • Brillante
  • Crispissa
  • Momentilla

    First Canto of "Rape of the lock" shows:

  • Preparing for the conquest
  • None of them
  • Achieving a goal
  • Discloses love of Belinda

    Which poem of John Donne is a play on Marlowe's "Passionate Shepherd to His Love"?

  • The Funeral
  • The Ecstasy
  • The Bait
  • Song

    Who tries to persuade Dr. Faustus to repent just before he reseals his pact with Lucifer?

  • Wagner
  • The good angel
  • Valdes
  • An old man

    From which poem are these lines taken? "Yet this enjoys before it woo, And pamper'd swells with one blood made of two; And this, alas! is more than we would do"

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

    "Love Calls Us to the Things of This World" is written by:

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

    "The Rape of the Lock" is a:

  • Tragi-Comedy
  • Tragedy
  • Satire on society
  • Romantic Poem

    Oscar Wilde was born on

  • October 16, 1854
  • October 8, 1853
  • November 22, 1856
  • August 15, 1858

    Dr. Faustus asks Mephistopheles to appear:

  • As a winged creature with horns
  • In the shape of a Franciscan friar
  • In the shape of a beautiful woman
  • As a handsome young man

    The theme of duality is manifest in Dickens's recourse to the device of:

  • Round characters
  • Twinned characters
  • Psychological characters
  • Flat characters

    Poem Song: "Goe And Catche A Falling Star" is written by:

  • Samuel Johnson
  • John Donne
  • Alexander Pope
  • Thomas Hardy

    What two cities does the title of "A Tale of Two Cities" refers to?

  • Manchester and Paris
  • London and Paris
  • Edinburgh and Paris
  • Paris and Nice

    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 Flea
  • The Sunne Rising
  • The Canonization
  • The Ecstasy

    Who lends the Baron the pair of scissors with which he cuts Belinda’s hair? (Rape of the Lock)

  • Sir Plume
  • Clarissa
  • Crispissa
  • Shock

    What Donne poem contains these lines: "If ever any beauty I did see, Which I desired, and got 'twas but a dream of thee."

  • The Sun Rising
  • The Canonization
  • The Good Morrow
  • The Flea

    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 loneliness controls"

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

    John Donne wrote:

  • Mr. Bleaney
  • The Ambulances
  • The Triple Fool
  • Toome Road

    Russell's "Marriage and Morals" was published in year

  • 1929
  • 1918
  • 1914
  • 1920

    "Salome" was originally written in

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • English

    Bertrand Russell is son of

  • John Luke
  • Viscount Amberley
  • William Stanley
  • Martin Luther

    From which sonnet are these lines taken? "Reason,your viceroy in me, me should defend, But is captived, and prove weak or untrue."

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

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

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

    "Walking to Sleep" was written by:

  • Richard Wilbur
  • John Donne
  • John Keats
  • Ted Hughes

    "A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz" is written by:

  • Ivan Turgenev
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Francis Bacon
  • W. Somerset Maugham

    "After the Last Bulletins" was written by:

  • John Ashbery
  • John Keats
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Richard Wilbur

    "Looking into History" is written by:

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

    "Dunciad" is a mock epic poem, written by:

  • Iliad
  • Virgil
  • Alexander Pope
  • John Milton

    From which poem are these lines taken? "We can die by it, if not live by love, And if unfit for tombs and hearse Our legend be, it will be fit for verse."

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

    "America has produced another Shakespeare." The statement is about:

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Adrienne Rich
  • None of the above
  • Robert Frost

    "Ideas That Have Harmed Mankind" is an essay of:

  • Marcel Proust
  • Beatrix Potter
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Bertrand Russell

    From which sonnet are these lines taken? "Despair behind, and death before doth cast Such terror and my feeble flesh doth waste By sin in it, which it towards hell doth weight"

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