A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 2

 A Set of 26 Objective Questions & Answers

a. Pope’s Essay on Criticism is written in heroic couplet.

b. Chaucer wrote during the reigns of Edward III, Richard II and Henry IV.

c. There are 24 tales in The Canterbury Tales.

d. The Canterbury Tales is narrative poetry.

e. Chaucer is often called the grand father of English novel.

f.  Chaucer was realistic writer.

g. The Faerie Queen by Spenser is a poem of the type of allegorical.

h. The Faerie Queen was dedicated to Elizabeth I.

i.  Milton acted as Latin secretary to Oliver Cromwell.

j.  Milton is Lycidas is Elegiac poem on the death of King Edward.

       k. At the age of 44 Milton became blind.

     l.  Prince Arthur is the protagonist of The Faerie Queen.

       m. The Rape of the Lock is a mock epic.

       n. Belinda is the heroin of The Rape of the Lock.

       o. In 1798 Lyrical Ballads was published.

      p. The eighteenth century is called century of the prose and reasoning says Dr. Johnson .

q. Chaucer is called the morning star of Renaissance.

r.  Chaucer got inspiration from Boccaccio's Decameron is writing his The Canterbury Tales.

s. Wycliffe is called the morning star of Reformation.

t.  Renaissance and Reformation spirit are there is Paradise lost.
u. The Bard (Gray) and Ode to Evening are the two example of Pindaric ode.
v.  Spenser is called poets poet.
w. Gray and cooling were both precursory of the Romantic Movement.
x. Romantic poetry appeals to heart.
y. The neo-classical poetry of the 18th century is conspicuously didactic and satiric.
z. The heroine of Hamlet is Ophelia.

A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 1


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