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Romanticism unit test
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What year did romanticism begin?
What year did romanticism end?
who published lyrical ballads with a few other poems
William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When was Lyrical Ballads by Wordsworth and Coleridge first published?
What was included in Lyrical ballads with a few other poems
The rime of the ancient mariner
Describe the marriage between king George and Caroline
Which Austen novel was dedicated to the king
Why did king william succeed his brother
At what age did william ascend the throne
Name of King williams wife
Don't have full power
Who were constitutional sovereigns
King George IV
King William IV
Dues ex machina
an unexpected power or event saving a seemingly hopeless situation, especially as a contrived plot device in a play or novel.
Prior to the introduction of the novel, what did literature include
What contributed to the popularity of the novel
Rising literacy rates
Better education systems
Rise of middle class buying novels
Gentry class had increased leisure time
Employment of servants
What genre of literature did Austen support
What novelistic tendencies did Austen object and what styles did she dislike
Cult of sensibility where men cried and women fainted
Gothic novels that included bouts of insanity, creepy houses, and supernatural events
Unlike the constitutional monarchs in England, the French were what
Brutally oppressed by their soveriegns
The French Revolution led to the execution of who
King Louis XVI
Who rose after the execution of King Louis XVI
What did Napoleon take power in
Where was Napoleon exiled to?
Island of Elba
Where was Napoleon's final defeat?
Battle of Waterloo
Some people declared napoleon a what while pother declared him this
A hero, a tyrant
A royalist who supported the French monarchy
Percy bysshe Shelley
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Was an important British Romantic poet. His works include "She walks in Beauty" and the unfinished "Don Juan." Many consider him to embody the spirit of Romanticism. He died from an illness contracted while in Greece, where he was supporting their independence movement.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
English Romantic poet who rebelled against English politics and conservative values. Shelley was considered with his friend Lord Byron a pariah for his life style. He drew no essential distinction between poetry and politics, and his work reflected the radical ideas and revolutionary optimism of the era. Like many poets of his day, Shelley employed mythological themes and figures from Greek poetry that gave an exalted tone for his visions.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English Romantic poet and very good friends with William Wodsworth. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan, Biographia Literaria.
William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads.
Robert Burns (1759-1796)
Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a light Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland. He also wrote in standard English, and in these writings his political or civil commentary is often at its bluntest. He is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic movement, and after his death he became a great source of inspiration to the founders of both liberalism and socialism, and a cultural icon in Scotland and among the Scottish diaspora around the world. As well as making original compositions, he also collected folk songs from across Scotland, often revising or adapting them. His poem (and song) "Auld Lang Syne" is often sung at Hogmanay (the last day of the year), and "Scots Wha Hae" served for a long time as an unofficial national anthem of the country.
"Lines ________ a Few _____ _______ Abbey"
"Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey"
A coating, like dew
Where was Robert Walton headed
Where is the ancient mariner headed
The south pole
Who is being forced to listen to the mariners story
Two occupants of the ghost ship
(two meanings) a seabird; a constant burden
What two things happened after the albatross showed up
How many of the crew dropped dead
Four beneficial things that happen after the albatross falls
Three occupants in the pilots boat
Why is the destruction of the boat fortuitous
Theme of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Potential consequences of a single unthinking act
In "Kubla Khan," Coleridge uses alliteration to create —
an enchanted mood
(1215-1294) Grandson of Genghis Khan and founder of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty in China.
1. British writer, philosopher, and feminist who wrote "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman"
2. Argued that women are not naturally inferior to men
3. Maintained that women deserve the same fundamental rights as men
Mary Shelley's father
Why were the English citizens scandalized by the actions of Mary and Percy bysshe shelley
Why was Frankenstein written?
responding to a challenge by lord Byron to write the best scary story anyone had ever seen
Percy Shelley's Death
Name the son who spent considerable time Shelley
Three goals of Robert Walton's great purpose
creator of the monster
An orphan, four to five years younger than Victor, whom the Frankensteins adopt. In the 1818 edition of the novel, Elizabeth is Victor's cousin, the child of Alphonse Frankenstein's sister. In the 1831 edition, Victor's mother rescues Elizabeth from a destitute peasant cottage in Italy. Elizabeth embodies the novel's motif of passive women, as she waits patiently for Victor's attention.
Victor's younger brother by six years. He is the only Frankenstein to survive the novel.
Victor's boyhood friend, who nurses Victor back to health in Ingolstadt. After working unhappily for his father, Henry begins to follow in Victor's footsteps as a scientist. His cheerfulness counters Victor's moroseness.
adopted into the Frankenstein family, blamed for William's death and executed
Felix De Lacey
The loving son of De Lacey. He marries Safie after helping her father escape from France.
Agatha De Lacey
The daughter of De Lacey. She is a mild-mannered and sweet girl.
Safie De lacey
Father De Lacey
How does Alphonse die?
from the grief of elizabeths death
How does Caroline die?
She catches scarlet fever from Elizabeth and her deathbed, asks Elizabeth to take her matriacrhal role, which she does
How does victor die?
in search of his monster
How does Elizabeth die?
She is strangled to death by the creature
How does William die?
The creature/monster strangles him in the woods outside Geneva.
How does Henry clerval die?
How does Justine die?
Hanged for killing William
What four specific ways does Henry try to lift victors spirits
What two reasons victor remains silent about the monster even after William is found dead
What four reasons for William listening to the monsters story
Three positive attributes of fire
Four reasons that Safie wishes to marry a christian
What are three specific arguments that convince Frankenstein to create a female monster
Five specific reasons Frankenstein changes his mind about the female monster
First successful screen adaptation of frankenstein
Famous makeup artist who created the look for the first Frankenstein
Three ways Frankenstein differs from modern adaptations
Herman and Lily Munster were on what tv sitcom
Sense and Sensibility
The Count of Monte Cristo
How did Percy bysshe Shelley describe King George III
An old mad blind man
What did English laws start to forbid
Due to his fathers insanity, king George IV served his country as prince regent from 1811 to what year
During the napoleonanic war, napoleon Bonaparte was briefly exiled to what island
How did the economic effects of the industrial revolution differ for the middle and upper class as opposed to the lower classes
The lower class were replaced by the machines
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, author of the rime of the ancient mariner, teamed with William Wordsworth to write what famous poetry collection
Lyrical ballads and a few other poems
Coleridge explained that their poems focused on what two aspects of the human experience
Although a neoclassicism, which of Austen's characters in sense and sensibility is given a romantic, passionate nature, more keeping with the romantic age
Mary Shelley's gothic novel Frankenstein can be read as a horror story, as a treatise on passion versus, but also as a warning against what
Taking science too far
What scandalous thing did Mary Shelley do at age 16
She sloped with Percy bysshe shelley
Mary and Percy were visiting what famous author when, to pass the time, they began telling ghost stories, the result of which became frankenstein
Childhood nickname was jenny
Minister and tutor
George Austen, SR.
Her sisterly bond with Jane Austen mirrors that of elinor and Marianne in sense and sensibility or Jane and Elizabeth in pride and prejudice
Owner of the godmersham park
Wrote a short posthumous biography of Jane austen
Captain of the pheonix
Give two subjects listed in the notes over Jane auste her life in letters
What home was she gifetd
The women took possession of their new home on July 7th of what year
Which novel was published first in 1811
Sense and sensibility
What was Austen's second novel
Pride and prejudice
Who was Emma dedicated to
Which two novels were published psothumously
What is the title of janes unfinished book
Where is Jane austen buried
Why is the gift of the horse not practical at all
No money for food
No money for stablehand
No money for stable
What is the unspoken and more important reason to refuse the gift based on propriety
Because it implies there should be some sexual favors in exchange
List three intimacies that were not allowed unless a couple was officially engaged
Being alone without a chaperone
Exchanging locks of hair
How do willoughby and Marian act in ways they maybe shouldnt
They go outside together
They were left in a room alone
She writes him many letters
Mrs.jennings two daughters
What does it mean to be confined
To stay home when pregnant because its improper to been seen pregnant
What is a beau
A young male suitor
What is colonel Brandon's ability to serve peaches and strawberries an indication to his wealth
What secret does Lucy Steele reveal to elinor
She is engaged to edward
How old is Anne Steele
How old is Lucy steele
Describe the painstaking process of writing by hand during the 19th century, a process that Jane austen employed for all of her novels
She had to repetitively keep the pen in ink because it runs out fast
Who is robert ferrars
The snobby brother of the group
A very clumsy not put together man
a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose.
Describe willoughbys reaction to Marianne at the London party
He tries very hard to dismiss her and push her away, because another lady is standing there
Edward Ferrari's is likely not at the London party for two reasdons
The wealthy heiress whom Willoughby marries after abandoning Marianne.
Three reasons Jane was hesitant to dedicate the book to the prince regent
He had too many lovers
He wasn't in good standing with his mother
He was a very loyal person
King George IV's marriage was contentious, and the couple lived apart. Who was the wife
Princess Caroline of Brunswich
What was the act called
How did king Georges daughter charlotte die
What age did George become kinf
King Williams wife
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