ENGL 102 TEST 2

Question 1 

  1. The dream in lines 11-20 is a      miniature allegory that has several analogies to the world in which the      boys live.  The “Angel who had a bright key /And … open’d the coffins      and set them all free” (line 13-14) represents __________.

 

those who exploit   the boys but would one day set them free

 

an anti-child labor   activist or legislator or benefactor or law

 

society

 

the church

1.6 points

Question 2 

  1. The dream in lines 11-20 is a      miniature allegory that has several analogies to the world in which the      boys live.  The “green plain” (line 15) represents __________.

 

hope for a better   and happier future

 

an anti-child labor   activist or legislator or benefactor or law

 

death

 

the church

1.6 points

Question 3 

  1. In line 3, the boy is calling out      his trade; instead of “sweep,” he cries “weep weep weep weep.” This is the      poet’s way of telling the reader that __________.

 

the boy is being   taught by experience

 

the boy knows his   plight and is satirizing those who take advantage of him.

 

the boy is too   young to articulate clearly, let alone sweep chimneys

 

the boy is weeping   out loud in the streets

1.6 points

Question 4 

  1. The dream in lines 11-20 is a      miniature allegory that has several analogies to the world in which the      boys live.  The “coffins of black” (line 12) represent __________.

 

the chimneys in   which the boys work

 

the boys’ hostels

 

the streets

 

life

1.6 points

Question 5 

  1. In line 3, the boy is calling out      his trade; instead of “sweep,” he cries “weep weep weep weep.” This is the      poet’s way of telling the reader that __________.

 

the boy should work   so his poverty and weeping would be rewarded

 

the boy knows his   plight and satirizes those who take advantage of him

 

the boy is pitiable   and that the reader should weep over his plight

 

the boy is weeping   out loud in the streets

1.6 points

Question 6 

  1. “To strive, to seek, to find,      and not to yield” is from what poem?

 

“Barter”

 

“Ozymandias”

 

“Ulysses”

 

“The   Tiger”

1.6 points

Question 7 

  1. M. H. Riken proposes six tools or      substructures of the art form, poem. These include paraphrase, rational,      image, metric, sound, and syntax.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 8 

  1. Lines 11-12 of Gerard Manley      Hopkins’ “God’s Grandeur” reads: “And though the last lights off the black      West went / Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs—” The images      of sunset and sunrise symbolize God’s __________.

 

imminent   destruction of the world

 

the coming of the   Lord

 

perpetual renewal   of nature

 

creation of life   and death

1.6 points

Question 9 

  1. T. S. Eliot appropriated the story      of his poem, “The Journey of the Magi,” from _______?

 

Plato

 

Aristotle

 

Sophocles

 

Matthew

1.6 points

Question 10 

  1. The images in _____ create an      impression of child labor.

 

“Autumn”

 

“The Chimney   Sweeper”

 

“Design”

 

“Stopping by   Woods on a Snowy Evening”

1.6 points

Question 11 

  1. Another name for Petrarchan sonnet      is

 

English sonnet

 

Italian sonnet

 

Shakespearean   sonnet

 

Miltonian sonnet

1.6 points

Question 12 

  1. Lyrical poetry differs from other      writing in the fairly small emotional response that it generates.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 13 

  1. The term used for a rhyme in which      the repeated accented vowel sound is in the final syllable of the words      involved (example dance-pants).

 

Masculine rhyme

 

Feminine rhyme

 

Internal rhyme

 

End rhyme

1.6 points

Question 14 

  1. When we understand all the      conditions and circumstances involved in a paradox, we find that what at      first seemed impossible is actually entirely plausible and not impossible      at all.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 15 

  1. What happens versus what the      reader knows to be true is

 

dramatic irony

 

verbal irony

 

situational irony

 

motivational irony

1.6 points

Question 16 

  1. Tropes create meaning that cannot      be expressed any other way.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 17 

  1. In this poem, the poet or persona      asks that God “o’erthrow” him, reclaim him as His own, and      “marry” him.

 

“God’s   Grandeur”

 

“Easter   Wings”

 

“Batter My   Heart, Three-Personed God”

 

“The   Lamb”

1.6 points

Question 18 

  1. The most significant literary      device in the poem, “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” is metaphor.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 19 

  1. The speaker of “The Chimney      Sweeper” is a dead boy.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 20 

  1. Line 3 of George Herbert’s      “Virtue” reads: “The dew shall weep thy fall tonight.” The word “fall”      means __________.

 

end

 

decrease

 

dawn

 

original sin

1.6 points

Question 21 

  1. A poem can be organized without      stanza breaks, refrain, or rhythm.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 22 

  1. An imagistic poem gives the verbal      representation of a sense experience, as of sight, touch, taste, smell,      and hearing.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 23 

  1. The term used for a rhyme in which      the repeated accented vowel sound is in either the second or third last      syllable of the words involved (example hurrying-scurrying).

 

Masculine rhyme

 

Feminine rhyme

 

Internal rhyme

 

End rhyme

1.6 points

Question 24 

  1. A metaphor is the imaginative      identification of two similar objects.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 25 

  1. The poem “Ode To A      Nightingale” was written by

 

William Wordsworth

 

John Keats

 

Robert Frost

 

Emily Dickinson

1.6 points

Question 26 

  1. “Journey of the Magi”      maintains that Christ’s birth was a “hard and bitter agony.”

True

False

1.6 points

Question 27 

  1. The three major types of irony are      verbal irony, dramatic irony, and irony of situation.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 28 

  1. Edwin Arlington Robinson authored      the poem “God’s Grandeur.”

True

False

1.6 points

Question 29 

  1. In _____ rhyme sounds, the      repeated sound is in the final syllable of the words involved (e.g.,      “sight” and “light”).

 

internal

 

feminine

 

approximate

 

end

1.6 points

Question 30 

  1. Irony of situation results from      the incongruity between the actual and the anticipated circumstance in      “Ozymandias.”

True

False

1.6 points

Question 31 

  1. According to the lecture notes,      the allusion in the poem “Out, Out – -” is from

 

Tennessee Williams’   The Glass Menagerie

 

The book of Revelation

 

Shakespeare’s play MacBeth

 

Yeats’   “Sailing to Byzantium”

1.6 points

Question 32 

  1. In Shakespeare’s “That Time      of Year” time is shown to pass via the stages of a plant’s life in      spring season.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 33 

  1. In “Ozymandias” the      reader gains his information from a direct observer of a great irony.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 34 

  1. In the poem, “It Sifts from      Leaden Sieves,” Dickinson compares snowfall to God’s righteousness      covering the earth.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 35 

  1. Keats died of polio.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 36 

  1. Irony is the situation or use of      language involving some kind of incongruity or discrepancy.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 37 

  1. The term used for rhymes that      occur at the ends of lines is

 

Masculine rhyme

 

End rhyme

 

Feminine rhyme

 

Internal rhyme

1.6 points

Question 38 

  1. Theme is the unifying      generalization of a literary work.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 39 

  1. Onomatopoeia is the use of words      that supposedly mimic their meaning in their sound.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 40 

  1. The term used for a rhyme in which      one or both of the rhyme-words occurs within the line is

 

Masculine rhyme

 

Feminine rhyme

 

Internal rhyme

 

In media res rhyme

1.6 points

Question 41 

  1. The poem, “Virtue,” was      written by George Herbert.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 42 

  1. Hazlitt defined poetry as      “The universal language which the heart holds with nature and      itself.”

True

False

1.6 points

Question 43 

  1. “Ode to a Nightingale”      speaks of two scenes.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 44 

  1. “Chimney Sweeper” uses a      dichotomy between the horror that the children experience and what is      said.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 45 

  1. Images evoke the senses.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 46 

  1. “Journey off the Magi”      alludes to Horace.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 47 

  1. Lines 7-8 of Gerard Manley      Hopkins’ “God’s Grandeur” reads: And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s      smell: the soil / Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod.”  “The      soil / Is bare” because __________.

 

humans have sullied   it with their commercial and industrial activities

 

the setting is   winter

 

God has sent   drought as punishment for the sins of humans

 

humans have   improved the landscape

1.6 points

Question 48 

  1. Tropes demand intellectual      involvement on the part of the reader.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 49 

  1. Which of the following poem was      written by John Donne

 

“Batter My   Heart, Three-Personed God”

 

“Dover   Beach”

 

“Redemption”

 

“Fern   Hill”

1.6 points

Question 50 

  1. To paraphrase content is to be      able to summarize a work, to offer its core idea(s).

True

False

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