ENGL 201 Test 3

ENGL 201 Test 3 Liberty University

  1. E pluribus unum, Latin for “one from many,” is thematized in this poem_______
  2. Described poetry as “The Rhythmical Creation of Beauty”
  3. Author of “Leaves of Grass.”
  4. We slowly drove – He knew no haste
    And I had put away
    My labor and my leisure too,
    For His Civility –
    The “He” in the poem is an example of ________
  5. Author of “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”
  6. Argued that the scholar derives truth about himself and democratic America through nature
  7. We slowly drove – He knew no haste
    And I had put away
    My labor and my leisure too,
    For His Civility –
    The “He” in the poem refers to ________
  8. Says life aboard ship (on sea) was “his Harvard and his Yale.”
  9. “Rip Van Winkle” exhibits elements of legend and folklore.
  10. Exaltation of emotion over reason is one of the characteristic of Romanticism.
  11. To him who in the love of Nature holds
    Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
    A various language; for his gayer hours
    She has a voice of gladness, and a smile
    And eloquence of beauty, and she glides
    Into his darker musings, with a mild
    And healing sympathy, that steals away
    Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
    According to the excerpt, “Nature…/… speaks” “various language,” such as
  12. “Annabel Lee” uses rhyme, alliteration, assonance, and repetition.
  13. “Bartleby, the Scrivener” is about an individual’s rebellion against society, custom, and authority.
  14. Uses references to walls as symbols/metaphors of confinement
  15. This lecture was delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Cambridge
  16. Edgar Allan Poe considered this poet greater than any other American poet.
  17. Argued that the scholar derives scholarly truth about himself and democratic America through nature, action and, intuition.
  18. In his “Civil Disobedience” Thoreau applies transcendentalism to politics.
  19. E pluribus unum, Latin for “one from many,” is thematized in this poem_______
  20. Ralph Waldo Emerson praised solitude, being alone in nature to experience true harmony with the world and inner peace.
  21. Transcendentalism is the belief that man has the capacity of attaining knowledge that transcends the senses.
  22. The American Renaissance was a time writers began showing enthusiasm about portraying a unique American literature and national life.
  23. Wrote “The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent”
  24. His graduation poem expressed religious views of orthodox Puritanism.
  25. One of the major characters in Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener” is a Lawyer.
  26. In “Civil Disobedience,” Thoreau uses the Civil War as an example of a 19th century injustice.
  27. Once attempted to become a scrivener
  28. The poem “When Lilacs Last at the Dooryard Bloom’d” thematizes the death of __________
  29. Which of the following is/are major Romantic characteristics of Washington Irving’s writing:
  30. Only published 7 poems when s/he was alive
  31. Expresses idea of the expansive or plural self in his poetry.
  32. Says the scholar’s main duty is to inspire man to higher levels of knowledge.
  33. Oliver Wendell Holmes describes his essay as “our intellectual Declaration of Independence.”
  34. William Cullen Bryant started writing poetry when he was a teenager.
  35. Writers from this period of American literature believed that nature is great teacher; therefore, one needs to live closer to nature.
  36. I was a child and she was a child,
    In this kingdom by the sea:
    But we loved with a love that was more than love…
    With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven
    Coveted her and me.
    And this was the reason that, long ago,
    In this kingdom by the sea,
    A wind blew out of a cloud, …
    And bore her away from me,
    To shut her up in a sepulchre
    In this kingdom by the sea
    According to the speaker of the poem, his beloved was killed by________
  37. To him who in the love of Nature holds
    Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
    A various language; for his gayer hours
    She has a voice of gladness, and a smile
    And eloquence of beauty, and she glides
    Into his darker musings, with a mild
    And healing sympathy, that steals away
    Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
    Which period of American literature does this poem best exemplify?
  38. This poet suggests that only the defeated truly understand the blessings of victory.
  39. “Thanatopsis” was written when William Cullen Bryant was 27 years old.
  40. To him who in the love of Nature holds
    Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
    A various language; for his gayer hours
    She has a voice of gladness, and a smile
    And eloquence of beauty, and she glides
    Into his darker musings, with a mild
    And healing sympathy, that steals away
    Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
    According to the excerpt, “Nature…/… speaks” “various language,” such as
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