Praxis 0041: Victorian Literature

  1. The Victorian Literature period spanned what time period?

    A. 1832-1901
  2. Which author did NOT write during the Victorian period?

    E. Jane Austen
  3. Which author did NOT write during the Victorian period?

    A. James Fenimore Cooper
  4. Which genre/style was NOT typical of the Victorian period?

    A. hard work and simple/no frills living (neoclassical)
  5. Which genre/style was NOT typcial of Victorian Literature?

    D. use of reason as opposed to faith alone (age of reason/America)
  6. Which is NOT a reason that Victorian literature began to reach the masses?

    D. overwhelming technological advancements (modern)
  7. Which work was NOT written by Charles Dickens?

    C. The Sun Also Rises
  8. Who wrote the famous lines:
    "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

    E. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  9. Who wrote The Lady of Shallott?

    D. Alfred Lord Tennyson
  10. "My Last Duchess" was a poem written by which Victorian author?

    B. Robert Browning
  11. George Eliot was a penname for which author?

    D. Marian Evans
  12. Whose wrote "The Origin of Species"?

    D. Charles Darwin
  13. Who wrote "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"?

    B. Robert Loius Stevenson
  14. Robert Loius Stevenson did NOT write which work?

    B. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  15. Algernon, Cecily, Jack, and Miss Prism are characters in which work?

    D. The Importance of Being Earnest
  16. Who wrote "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray"?

    E. Oscar Wilde
  17. Which is NOT a work of Rudyard Kipling?

    A. Pied Piper of Hamelin (Robert Browning)
  18. "Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
    The jaws that bite, the claws that snatch!
    Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
    The frumious Bandersnatch!"
    was written by which author?

    E. Lewis Carroll
  19. Which sub-era was NOT in the Victorian era?

    C. Age of Reason (America 1750-1800)
  20. Which American author did NOT write in the Victorian Era?

    D. Joseph Conrad (Naturalism 1901-1914)
  21. Which work is not authored by Samuel Langhorne Clemens?

    C. The Open Boat
  22. Who wrote "The Red Badge of Courage" and openly attacked patriotism, individualism, and organized religion?

    A. Stephen Crane
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Praxis 0041: Victorian Literature
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