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Example Question #1 : Identifying Titles, Authors, Or Schools Of Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Poetry
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 #2 : Identifying Titles, Authors, Or Schools Of Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Poetry
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 #3 : Identifying Titles, Authors, Or Schools Of Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Poetry
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 #4 : 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.