A Set of 26 Objective Questions & Answers
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1. ‘The Testament of Beauty’, is generally considered Robert Seymour Bridges’s masterpiece. In 1918 Bridges published a complete edition of the poetry of his friend from Oxford, Gerard Manley Hopkins, thus bringing it out of obscurity.
2. English poet Geoffrey Chaucer writes ‘The Canterbury Tales’, a collection of stories told by pilgrims en route to Canterbury Cathedral. A literary classic, the work’s genius lies in the interaction between the tales and the framing story.
3. English philosopher and statesman Thomas More pens Utopia1516 satirizing British life in a story of a mythical, perfect society. More’s moral beliefs later cost him his life; after failing to support King Henry VIII’s break from Rome, More is executed.