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Writer of The Diary of Samuel Pepys


Writer of A Journal of the Plague Year


Writer of A Modest Proposal


Writer of Gulliver's Travels


Writer of The Rape of the Lock


The appeal of a text to the credibility and character of the speaker, writer, or narrator


the quality in a work that prompts the reader to feel pity


an appeal based on logic or reason

Great Fire of London

What is The Diary of Samuel Pepys about?

Robinson Crusoe

What is Daniel Defoe most famous for?


Is The Diary of Samuel Pepys fiction or non-fiction?


Is A Journal of the Plague Year fiction or non-fiction?

King's baker's house

Where did the Great Fire of London start?

Robinson Crusoe

What is considered the first English novel?

Daniel Defoe

Who wrote Robinson Crusoe?


What genre is A Modest Proposal?


What type of satire is A Modest Proposal?

Robinson Crusoe

Gulliver's Travel is considered rebuttal to another famous work. What work is this?

eighteenth century

What century did the age of reason take place in?


What does "novel" mean?


form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly

mock epic

A work of literature that applies the characteristics and conventions of epic poetry to trivial subject matter for the sake of humor, irony, parody, or satire.


When did the Great Fire of London take place?


What is another name for this time period, referring to the form imitating Latin classics?


Where was Charles II during his exile? (He brought the culture of this place back with him)

Samuel Johnson

Who wrote the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language?


When did Charles II begin his rule?


the form of theological rationalism that believes in God on the basis of reason without reference to revelation

1 Dead in Attic

What is the name of the article published in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, copied into our textbook?


Where was Swift born?


Who abducted Swift as a baby?

Trinity College

Where did Swift study?

7 months

How long before his birth did Swift's father die?


What is the name of the first place Gulliver travels to?


Where is the second place Gulliver traverses to?


Where is Brobdingnag located?


How many times larger is everything in Brobdingnag than in England?


Which country is A Modest Proposal intended to solve the poverty problems in?

economic planner

Who is the narrator of A Modest Proposal?

Roman Catholic

What religion was Pope?


What nation do the Lilliputians request Gulliver's help defending against?

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