ENG101 Modern British Literature Multiple Choice Questions

ENG101 Modern British Literature Multiple Choice Questions

Please complete all the questions in the document attached.

Wordsworth demonstrates which type of lyric in both “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “London, 1802”?

  1. Both lyric poems illustrate the elegy form.
  2. Both lyric poems illustrate the mock epic form.
  3. Both lyric poems illustrate the sonnet form.

Mary Shelley states that her introduction will be confined to topics related to Frankenstein alone, and she can “scarcely accuse [herself] of a personal intrusion.” These statements imply that

  1. she respects her readers’ privacy.
  2. she is modest.
  3. she likes to write about herself.

What fear does Keats have in “When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be”? Consider the following line: “I may never live to trace / Their shadows, with the magic hand of chance.”

a. I may never leave the shadows as long as I live. b. I may never live to write about them.
c. I may never live to paint pictures of them.

In the poem “Dover Beach,” how does Matthew Donald present the Victorian view of faith?

a. Religious faith had become more powerful, like the tides. b. Traditional religious faith was coming into question.
c. People were looking for religious faith in the wrong place.

How can the Lady in “The Lady of Shalott” be compared to an artist?

  1. She lives on a silent isle.
  2. She is robed in snowy white.
  3. She weaves a magic web.

Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey” can be described as Romantic poetry because of

  1. the description of a religious symbol–a church.
  2. the description of sharing an experience with a family member.
  3. the description of the power of nature and the emotions nature evokes.

____ 7.

What is Mr. Gradgrind’s opinion of horse riders?

  1. He does not approve of them.
  2. He is fascinated with them.
  3. He believes they have a dangerous job.

In Hard Times, what is Charles Dickens mainly criticizing?

  1. schools that focus too much on discussion
  2. schools that smother imagination and treat children like machines
  3. the lack of respect that young people have for education.

The purpose of Tennyson’s “In Memoriam, A.H.H.” is to commemorate

  1. the end of a love affair.
  2. the lives of common people.
  3. a dead close friend.

What is the speaker in “Ulysses” planning to do at the end of the poem?

  1. He plans to teach his son to be a good ruler.
  2. He plans to board his ship and sail away.
  3. He plans to retire and quietly await his death.

What type of school is Lowood in Jane Eyre?

  1. a summer school
  2. a girls’ boarding school
  3. a public high school

The ocean’s ________ is a central idea of the poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage.

  1. malice
  2. permanence
  3. generosity

Based on the description of the woman whom the speaker loves in “Life in a Love,” how do her feelings compare to his?

  1. She does not care for him.
  2. She feels the same way he does.
  3. She feels flattered by his attention.

Who would be more likely to grow up and make a change in the world, Helen Burns or Jane Eyre?

  1. Helen Burns
  2. neither
  3. Jane Eyre

What characteristic is shared between literature in the Romantic tradition and in Gothic novels?

  1. They both emphasize science and logic.
  2. They reject that science explains all aspects of life.
  3. They both emphasize society as a whole.