Praxis 0041: The Age of Reason (America) and The Romantic Period

  1. America's Age of Reason took place in what time period?



    C. 1750-1800
  2. Genres and styles of the Age of Reason were typically:


    C. political pamphlets, essays, travel writing, speeches, and highly ornate writing
  3. Which of these was not a literary work of the Age of Reason?



    A. Canterbury Tales
  4. True or False: Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, campaigned for women's rights using letters to her husband and Congress.
    True
  5. Which of these sayings was NOT coined by Ben Franklin?



    B. These are the times was Thomas Paine
  6. Who was the first African-American  poet to publish their writing, a volume called Poems and Various Subjects (1773)?



    D. Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784)
  7. What was the time span for the Romantic literary period?



    C. 1785-1830
  8. What was the time span for the British Gothic Literary period, though it lasted longer in America?



    D. 1785-1820
  9. Which is NOT a genre or style of the Romantic Period?




    E. political pamphlets and speeches
  10. Which author did NOT write in the Romantic period?




    C. Elizabeth Barret Browning
  11. Which author did NOT write in the Romantic period?




    D. Charles Dickens
  12. Which author DID write in the Romantic period?




    B. Edgar Allen Poe (gothic)
  13. Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?



    C. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  14. Who wrote Frankenstien?



    C. Mary Shelley
  15. American author James Fenimore Cooper is best known for writing which novel in the Romantic period?




    C. The Last of the Mohicans
  16. The following lines were written by which Romantic poet?
    "I wandered lonely as a cloud
    That floats on high o'er vales and hills
    When all at once I saw a cloud,
    A host, of golden daffodils"
    a. William Blake
    b. Lord Byron
    c. William Wordsworth
    d. John Keats
    e. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    c. William Wordsworth
  17. The following lines were written by which Romantic poet?
    "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
    A stately pleasure-dome decree:
    Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
    Through caverns measureless to man
      Down to a sunless sea"
    a. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    b. John Keats
    c. Lord Byron
    d. William Wordsworth
    e. Percy Shelley
    a. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  18. Which Romantic poet wrote "Ode to a Nightingale"?




    B. John Keats
  19. Which Romantic author wrote the lines:
    "Pavement slipp'ry, people sneezing,
    Lords in ermine, beggars freezing;
    Title gluttons dainties carving,
    Genius in a garret starving"



    B. Mary Robinson
  20. Which is NOT a genre or style of the Romantic period?



    C. sermons, diaries, slave narratives
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