- Luther is praised as a hero by Carlyle in his lecture on the ‘Hero as King’.
- Ruskin’s Modem Painters began as a defence of contemporary landscape artist especially Turner.
- The term ‘the Palliser Novels’ is used to describe the political novels of Charles Dickens.
- Identify the poet, whom Queen Victoria, regarded as the perfect poet of ‘love and loss’—Tennyson
- A verse form using stanza of eight lines, each with eleven syllables, is known as Rhyme Royal.
- Sir Thomas Wyatt first used blank verse in English poetry.
- The Aesthetic Movement which blossomed during the 1880s was not influenced by The Pre-Raphaelites
- The expression "ancestral voices prophesying war" occurs in : Kubla khan.
- The posthumously published novel of Jane Austen is : Northanger Abbey.
- Carlyle.s Sartor Resartus means : The tailor retailored.
- The woman character who is an artist by profession in Virgnniia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse is : Lily Briscoe
- The poet who said, “My poems are not about violence, but vitality,. is :Ted Hughes
- Pinter’s Care Taker can be called a : comedy of menace
- Toni Morrison used male narrator for the first time in: Song of Solomon.
- The soul of tragedy, according to Aristotle is :Plot
- United we stand, divided we fall. is an example of :Antithesis
- A metre in which an unaccented syllable precedes the accented is called :iambic
- Sense and Sensibility-- Pride and Prejudice --Mansfield Park--Northanger Abbey
- Shakespeare criticism by : Bradley --Spurgeon --T.S. Eliot -- Stephen Greenblatt
- Oxford Movement -- Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood -- Imagism -- Movement Poetry
- Portable Theatre--Closet drama -- Epic Theatre -- Theatre of the Absurd
- Thomas Kyd - Marlowe --Thomas Nashe -- Ben Jonson
- A Idylls of the King -- Robert Browning
- The Castle of Otranto-- Gothic novel
- Magic Realism-- Galriel Garcia Marquez is known for his use of magic realism, a style that blends fantastic elements with realistic narrative, although much of his writing contains social analysis as well. His masterpiece, Cien años de soledad (1967; One Hundred Years of Solitude, 1970), tells the story of a family and the village in which they live as well as describing much of Colombia’s history, analyzing its successes and failures as an independent republic.
- Periodical Essays--Perhaps the most famous of the essay periodicals of the 18th century were the British publications The Tatler (1709-1711) and The Spectator (1711-1712, 1714), the creations of renowned essayists Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison; and The Rambler (1750-1752) and The Idler (1758-1760), founded by writer Samuel Johnson.
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