1、Beowulf is an epic of 3182 lines, which is the greatest work of literature of the Old English Period.
2、The year 1066 marks the beginning of the Middle English or Anglo-Norman Period.
3、Robin Hood is the hero in the collection of 15th-century medieval romances.
4、The Canterbury Tales is a masterpiece by Geoffrey Chaucer, the first preeminent English poet in history.
5、The structure of The Canterbury Tales is similar to Boccacio's Decameron.
6、( ) refers to a long narrative poem celebrating the great deeds of some legendary heroes.
7、( ) is also known as “head rhyme” or “initial rhyme”.
8、Who introduced heroic couplet into England?
B、Alfred the Great
9、Which of the following works belong to the Old English Period?
10、Which of the following literary works come from the Middle English Period?
A、The Ecclesiastical History of England
B、Piers the Plowman
C、Chanson de Roland
D、The Legend of St. Elena第二章测试
1、The Faerie Queene, fusing adroitly the strands of legend, fable, and praise of Elizabeth I's England in iteself, is a masterpiece written by Thomas Wyatt, who introduced sonnet into English poetry.
2、“University Wits” were all graduates from Oxford or Cambridge during the 1580s; Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene, George Peele, Thomas Lodge, Thomas Nash, and Ben Jonson were outstanding representatives of this school.
3、Tamburlanine the Great, The Jew of Malta, and The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus are great tragedies written by Christopher Marlowe, the most prominent figure among the "University Wits."
4、William Shakespeare had produced 154 sonnets in total, and the first 126 sonnets seem to be addressed to a young woman, who possesses extreme beauty.
5、All Shakespeare's plays take place in England.
6、( ) is a nine-line stanza of eight lines of iambic pentameter plus an iambic hexameter.
7、Who coined the term "Metaphysical Poets"?
8、Who is the most popular and most widely respected writer in all English literature?
9、Which of the following adjectives can be used to describe Francis Bacon's essays?
10、Who were dramatists during the Elizabethan Age?
1、Alexander Pope was the representative poet of the neo-classical school, and the early 18th century has often been named as the Age of Pope.
2、Gulliver's Travels is the most enduring work by Jonathan Swift, which is a savage satire in the form of a fabulous travelogue.
3、Henry Fielding is regarded as the father of English fiction by Sir Walter Scott, and he had applied first-person narration in his novels.
4、William Blake is renowned now for his Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience.
5、Robert Burns wrote in Scottish dialect, and he followed the Scottish song tradition in his poetry.
6、( ) refers to a lyric poem lamenting a dead friend, or a public figure.
7、Who defined novel as a genre?
8、"Auld Lang Syne" praises ( ).
9、Which of the following are the features of Enlightenment?
A、Profound faith in the powers of human reason.
B、Strong belief in imagination.
C、A devotion to harmony, proportion, and balance.
D、Strong belief in the clarity of thought.
10、Who are writers of neo-classicism?
1、The Romantic Age began with the publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798 and ended with the death of Sir Walter Scott in 1832.
2、The romantic poets paid great attention on reason or rationality in their poetry.
3、In the preface for the first edition of Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth put forward his principles of poetry.
4、The Revolt of Islam is P. B. Shelley's first long poem of importance.
5、Jane Austen is the first important English woman novelist, who wrote altogether six novels.
6、Who is the author of Biographia Literaria?
B、S. T. Coleridge
D、P. B. Shelley
7、Which of the following novel by Scott has its spatial setting in England?
8、Which of the following are ideals advocated by the French Revolution?
9、Which of the following are characters from Prometheus Unbound?
10、Which work made Byron famous?
B、The Revolt of Islam
C、A Defense of Poetry
D、Childe Harold's Pilgrimage第五章测试
1、The critical realists criticised the capitalist social system from a proletarian point of view.
2、Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, and John Ruskin were all eminent figures among the Victorian poets.
3、Dickens took the French Revolution as the background of A Tale of Two Cities, and the two cities are Paris and London.
4、Wuthering Heights, the masterpiece of Emily Brontë, narrates the tragic love story of a governess.
5、Thomas Hardy is one of the representatives of English critical realism in the early part of the Victorian period.
6、Which is the most popular form of all the literary art during the Victorian period?
7、Who wrote the bewitching Sherlock Holmes cycle of detective stories?
D、Robert Louis Stevenson
8、What is an archetypal Dickensian hero like?
9、Which of the following are spatial settings in Jane Eyre?
10、Which of the following characters are included in The Importance of Being Earnest?
1、Realism and modernism coexisted in the 20th-century British literature.
2、The theoretical base of modernism is rationalism.
3、Sons and Lovers, an autobiographical novel by D. H. Lawrence, deals with a story of a father's dominant and debilitating love over the sons.
4、The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot's masterpiece, uses the past as a yardstick to measure the present and underscore what is missing from the present.
5、W. B. Yeats played a major role in the Irish literay revival.
6、Who wrote The Time Machine?
A、H. G. Wells
7、Who won the Nobel Pize in 1923?
A、T. S. Eliot
C、W. B. Yeats
8、Which of the following work suggests Eliot had turned conservative?
A、The Cocktail Party
C、The Confidential Clerk
D、Murder in the Cathedral
9、Who were "Edwardians" as termed by Woolf?
B、H. G. Wells
D、E. M. Forster
10、Which of the following poems are written by Yeats?
A、The Waste Land
B、"Sailing to Byzantium"
D、"The Second Coming"