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1

The Middle Ages:

450-1485

2

The Old English Period:

450-1100

3

The Middle English Period:

1100-1485

4

The Renaissance:

1485-1688

5

The Tudor Period:

1485-1603

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The Stuart Period:

1603-1688

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The Age of Revolution:

1688-1832

8

The Neoclassical Priod

1688-1789

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The Romantic Period:

1789-1832

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The Age of Reform:

1832-Present

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The Victorian Period:

1832-1914

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The Modern Period:

1914-Present

13

Rationalism can be defined as the _________ of _________ in all areas of ___________.

Rule/reason/life

14

How did England's domination of the seas help advance the industrial revolution?

By crowding out the French, Dutch, and Spanish from valuable markets and sources of raw materials

15

What three main beliefs of scripture did the deists reject?

The Deity of Christ
Christ death and bodily Resurrection
Miracles of Scripture

16

What is the purpose of satire?

To upbraid and to warn.

17

What was Daniel Defoe's most lasting contribution to the novel?

Journalistic Realism

18

The essays found in Addison and Steele's "The Tatler and The Spectator" are much like our present-day _____________.

Editorials

19

What is the purpose of Swift's "Gulliver's Travels"?

Was to vex the world rather than to entertain it

20

What fundamental question does "An Essay on Man" seek to answer?

"Why does evil exist?"

21

List the reasons that the eighteenth century became a great age hymnody.

Hymns provided a response to the neoclassical emphasis on rational control
The neoclassical qualities important to good writing were important to writing a good hymn
Issac watts hymnody

22

What creature is used as an example in illustrating the truth taught in Watts' "Against Idleness and Mischief"?

A bee

23

The line "Thither the household feathery people crowd" is an example of what?

Periphrasis

24

Over what issue did the Wesleys and Whitefield Sharply disagree?

About the Calvinistic doctrine of limited atonement

25

According to John Wesley's journal, he had a grasp of ___________ and enjoyed _____________ as well as ____________ reading.

Greek
Secular
Sacred

26

Name the hymns written by Charles Wesley listed in your notes/textbook.

"And Can It Be That I Should Gain"
"Jesus, Lover of My Soul"
"Soldiers of Christ, Arise"
"Behold the Man!"
"The Beatific Sight"

27

Which of Pope's characteristics did Dryden lack, according to Samuel Johnson?

Diligence

28

What book did Boswell write as a result of traveling with Johnson?

"Journal of a tour to the Hebrides"

29

What is the verse form of "The Deserted Village"?

Heroic couplets

30

According to Boswell, what trait of Johnson's overshadows his shortcomings?

His disdain for the Bible
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