Part-II: Literature # 15
Literary Periods, Terms and Writers
- The Romantic Age in English literature began with the publication of - Preface to Lyrical Ballads.
- William Wordsworth was inspired by - The French Revolution.
- ‘Restoration period’ in English literature refers to - 1660-1700.
- The oldest period in English literature - Anglo-Saxon.
- Jacobean period of English literature refers to - 1603-1625.
- Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson Belonged to the age of - Victorian Period.
Authors, Works and Types
- ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ was written by - William Shakespeare.
- William Shakespeare is famous mostly for his - Plays.
- The drama ‘You Never Can Tell’ was written by - Christopher Marlowe.
- ‘Silent Woman’ was written by - Ben Jonson.
- Alexander Pope’s ‘An Essay on a Man’ is a - Poem.
- The most famous satirist in English literature is - Jonathan Swift.
- ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’ written by - Thomas Gray.
- ‘The Solitary Reaper’ is a poem written by - William Wordsworth.
- ‘Biographia Literaria’ was written by - S.T. Coleridge.
- A famous English poet who was professionally known s a man of medicine is - John Keats.
- ‘Waiting for Godot’ is - An absurd drama.
- ‘Paradise Lost’ attempted to - Justify the ways of God to man.
- The poet who was a painter William Blake.
- The composer of ‘Andrea Del Sarto’ - Robert Browning.
- ‘A Tate of Two Cities’ refers to - London and Paris.
- The greatest modern English dramatist is - G.B. Shaw.
- The poem ‘Isle of Innisfree’ is written by - W.B. Yeats.
- T.S. Eliot is famous for - Theory of Objective Corelative.
- ‘The Sun Also Rises’ is a novel written by - Ernest Hemingway.
- Leo Tolstoy is a novelist from - Russia.
- ‘In Memoriam’ was written by - Alfred Tennyson.
-Justice delayed is justice denied. - William Gladstone.
- A little learning is a dangerous thing. - Alexander Pope
- Good fences make good neighbours. - Robert Frost
- But love is blind, and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit. - William Shakespeare
- Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle
- Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day. - John Milton
- Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry. - Oliver Goldsmith
- Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. - Alexander Pope