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Example Question #81 : Literature
Le Morte D'Arthur was written by which of the following authors?
T. H. White
Le Morte D'Arthur ("The Death of Arthur") is a collection of stories written by Thomas Malory that chronicle the life, adventures, and death of King Arthur.
Example Question #82 : Literature
Who wash the Scottish poet who wrote the lyrics to the song "Auld Lang Syne"?
Robert Burns (1759-1796) is largely considered Scotland's national poet, and among his most famous compositions is the lyrics to the popular New Year's tune "Auld Lang Syne." Burns both compiled and edited a number of Scottish folk songs, and wrote his own lyrics to traditional tunes. Burns' birthday, January 25, is celebrated as a holiday in Scotland and around the world by the Scottish diaspora.
Example Question #83 : Literature
Who was the seventeenth-century English poet who wrote both sensual love poems and deeply religious poems?
The poet John Donne was an Anglican clergyman, and wrote many poems which reflect a deep and pious religious faith. Donne, however, also excelled at writing sonnets that fit in with a traditional sonnet form, including extremely sensual love poems filled with erotic imagery.
Example Question #1 : Identifying Titles, Authors, Or Schools Of Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Poetry
Candide, a satyrical eighteenth century novella, was writen by which Englightenment author?
Candide was written by Voltaire, a French Enlightenment author, in 1759 and systematically details a series of ills of European society. It targets religion and challenges the authority of the monarchy.