Romantics Quiz – English

John Milton
this Paradise Lost author is invoked in Wordsworth’s “London, 1802”

5 years
the number of years that have passed between the speaker’s 1st and 2nd visits to Tintern Abbey

his sister Dorothy
the person to whom the speaker is speaking in Tintern Abbey

This is the value that the speaker warns us about in his “The World is Too Much With Us”

Henry Clerval
“Tintern Abbey” is alluded to in Frankenstein when Victor is talking about this romantic charcter

this is the event at which the Mariner tells his story

the type of bird that the Mariner kills for no reason

crime against nature
the Mariner must wear the dead bird around his neck. it symbolized his sin of this

appreciation of nature by praying/blessing the water snakes
the act that relieves the Mariner, allowing the bird to fall from his neck into the sea

the characters from Frankenstein who says “I am going to the land of mist and snow… you will laugh at my allusion”

the shore of the ocean
this is where the speaker goes to find relief and calm at the end of “When I have fears that I may cease to be”

Rameses II
the Egyptian name for Ozymandias

a guy playing a pipe under a tree, a guy chasing a girl, a priest taking a cow to be sacrificed
these are the 3 scenes on Keats’s urn

time and nature are more powerful than any political or human thing
the irony of the line, “look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair”

the name of Kubla Khan’s palace

the healing power of nature
in “Tintern Abbey,” Wordsworth focuses on the healing power of this

seeking the exotic of faraway
Coleridge’s setting of his “Kubla Khan” exemplifies this Romantic value

John Keats
this 2nd generation romantic poet was not so rebellious and outcasted, at least compared to his contemportaries

forbidden knowledge
Victor’s experiment is an example in his attempts to gain this

the common person
Romantics wrote in simple, accessible language (at least according to them) because they honored this type of person

Lord Byron
the romantic writer that was “mad, bad, and dangerous to know”

William Wordsworth
the father of romanticism

Percy Shelly, Lord Byron, and John Keats
the names of the THREE romantic writers who died before the age of forty

Byron is not in love with the woman, Objectifying, she is beautiful because she is INNOCENT
the reason “She Walks in Beauty” is NOT a love poem

byronic hero
the game for a “brooding figure whose ironic attitude and hidden sorrow only adds to (his or her charm”

Rebels and Dreamers
The Romantic Period poets are known as

William Wordsworth
wrote “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”, “The World is Too Much With Us”, and London, 1802″

awe, memory/past, change and transformation, and man v. the natural world
themes of “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”

mortality, man v.

the natural world, technology/consumerism, malaise

themes of “The World is Too Much With Us”

patriotism, morality/ethics, malaise
themes of “London, 1802”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
wrote Rime of the Ancient Mariner and “Kubla Khan”

sin, atonement, alienation/lonlieness, imagination, and nature and unity in nature
themes of Rime of the Ancient Mariner

art and music, time, versions of reality, man v the natural world
themes of “Kubla Khan”

Lord Byron
wrote “She Walks in Beauty”

light and darkness, appearances, awe, women, principles, innocent love
themes of “She Walks in Beauty”

Percy Shelley
wrote “Ozymandias” and “Ode on a Grecian Urn”

transcience, art and culture, man v. the natural world, and pride
themes of “Ozymandias”

innocence, transcience, man v. the natural world, wisdom and knowledge, sex, and art and culture
themes of “Ode on a Grecian Urn”

John Keats
wrote “When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be”

love, ambition, transcience, man v. the natural world
themes of “When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be”