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George III

Reigned 60 years, nicknamed farmer George, wife Charlotte Sophia, lover Sarah Lennox

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George IV

Reigned 10 years, nicknamed Prinny, wife Caroline of Brunswick, lovers Mary Robinson and Maria Fitzberbert

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William IV

Reigned 7 years, nicknamed sailor king, wife Princess Adelaide, lover Dorothea Bland

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William Blake had visions of

1. God
2. Ezekiel
3. Angels

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William Blakes wife

Catherine Boucher

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3 facts about Blake’s wife

1. Fell in love with Blake at first sight
2. Illiterate
3. Learned from Blake how to read, write, and helped with his engraving

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Soldier who Blake wanted to fight

John Schofield

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Type of printing Blake did

Illuminated

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3 illustrations drawn by Blake

1. Chaucer’s Canterbury Pilgrims
2. Book of job
3. Dante’s Devine comedy

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Blakes famous book of poems

Songs of innocence and of experience

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Two writers who influenced Blake

1. Emanuel Swedenborg
2. Isaac Watts

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7 characteristics of Blakes poetry

1. Simple vocabulary
2. Simple sentence structure
3. Repetition
4. Parallel phrasing
5. Rhyme scheme
6. Short lines
7. Refrains

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Stock characters in Blake poems

1. Jesus as the lamb of god
2. God as the father
3. Nature as the nurse
4. Guardian angels

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Symbol of innocence

Lamb

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Symbol of experience

Tyger

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Chimney sweepers name

Tom dacre

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Reason this child cried

Had his head shaved

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Poem about Chimney sweepers in church

“Holy Thursday”

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Symbol of selflessness

Clod

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Symbol of selfishness

Pebble

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Symbols of London’s downward trend in “London”

1. Chimney sweeper-blackens the church walls as he cleans the chimneys
2. Solider-leaves blood on the palace walls due to his mistreatment
3. Harlot-cursing newborn child with prenatal blindness due to venereal disease

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Eventual state of the garden of love

Turned into a chapel surrounded by a graveyard

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Symbol of anger

Apple-grows from anger held in the heart against a friend and then causes the friends eventual death

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Wordsworth school locatation

Hawkshead

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Wordsworth boarded at who’s home

Ann Tyson

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French Love Interest

Annette Vallon

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Sister’s Name

Dorthy Wordsworth

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Wordsworth Best friend’s name

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Collaborative Work and Date

Lyrical Ballads; 1798

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Series of poems to an unknown girl

Lucy poems

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Possible source of Lucy poems

Peggy Hutchinson, sister of his wife, who died

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Fear of the Poet in “strange fits of passion have i known”

That Lucy might be dead when he finally gets to her house

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Wordsworth wife’s name

Mary Hutchinson

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Wordsworth honors

1. Stamp distributors
2. Honorary Doctorate from Oxford
3. Poet Laureate of England

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Title of poem (nice old lady, horrible boi)

Goody Blake; Harry Gill

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Source of Harry Gill’s anger

Goody Blake took sticks from his hedge

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Problem Harry Gill has now

Can’t get warm

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Title of poem (child’s view of death)

“We are seven”

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Problem with the title of “we are seven”

Two of the kids are dead

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Place Wordsworth loved and revisited with Dorothy after five years

Intern abbey

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Characters in Michael

1. Michael (84 yr old shepherd)
2. Isabel, his wife (20 years younger)
3. Luke, their only son who leaves home at 18 years old

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Name of cottage in Michael

Evening Star

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Symbol of Michael’s love of land

Evening star

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Reason for the sad ending

Luke has to leave to pay his families debt then he falls into the wrong crowd

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Alternate name for the leech gatherer

Resolution and independence

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Two dead poets mentioned in resolution and independence

Thomas chatterton
Robert burns

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Inspiration for my heart leaps up

Rainbow

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Poem that describes the stages of mans life

Ode: intimations of immortality

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Location of one of Wordsworth’s most famous sonnets

Westminster bridge

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Subject of apostrophe in “London, 1802”

John Milton

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Symbols in “London, 1802”.
Altar, sword, pen, fireside, heroic wealth of hall and bower

1. Altar-church
2. Sword-government
3. Pen-poets
4. Fireside-commoners
5. Heroic wealth of hall and bower-royalty

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Two gods mentioned in “the world is too much with us”

1. Proteus
2. Triton

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Nature never did betray / the heart that loved her

Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey

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The child is father of the man

My heart leaps up

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge first good friend

Charles lamb

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STC first lover interest

Mary Evans (didn’t like him back)

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Military grp STC joined

The light dragoons

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STC changed his name to what during his military stint

Silas Tomkyn Comberbache

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STC’s second good friend

Robert Southey

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What was the democratic community in PA called (planned by STC)

Pantisocracy

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STC wife

Sara Fricker sister of Robert Southy

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STC best friend

William Wordsworth

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STC love interest

Sara Hutchinson

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STC reason for taking opium

Rheumatism

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STC last home

High gate

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Who did STC live with for the end of his life

Dr and Mrs James Gillman

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Who was The Eolian Harp dedicated to

Sara Fricker

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Two ways the Mariner holds the wedding guest

1. His hand
2. His glittering eye

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Where is the Mariner sailing to

South to Cape Horn

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Symbols of blessing and cursing (rime of the ancient mariner)

1. Moon-blessing
2. Sun-cursing

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How did the albatross die

The mariner shot it with his crossbow

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Creatures in the water

Slimy things

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Colors of the water (rime of the ancient mariner)

Green blue and white

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Who was on the skeleton ship

Death and death-in-life

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What two spirits are moving the ship after everyone dies

1. First voice-judgement of God (law)
2. Second voice-grace of God (love)

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Passengers in the rescue boat (ancient mariner)

Pilot, pilot’s boy, hermit

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What Kubla Khan built

Pleasure-dome

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Instrument of the damsel

Dulcimer

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4 characters in Christabel

1. Christabel
2. Geraldine
3. Sir Leoline
4. Brady

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What does Christabel go into the woods

To pray for her betrothed knight

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4 signs that Geraldine is a witch

1. Has to be carried over threshold
2. Moaning of dog
3. Blazing of fire
4. Shrinking from the lamp in the room and the angel on the wall

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What did Coleridge write “the pains of sleep” about

Withdrawal from Opium

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What is the speaker doing at the beginning of the poem (twa corbies)

Walking alone

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What are the crows called (twa corbies)

Corbies

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What color do we assume the crows are (twa corbies)

Black

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How many crows are there (twa corbies)

Two

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What are the crows doing (twa corbies)

Moaning

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What question does one crow ask the other (twa corbies)

Where shall we go to dine today

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What is the answer to where they shall dine today (twa corbies)

A knight is freshly dead

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Where is the knights body (twa corbies)

A nearby ditch

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Who knows that the knight is in a ditch (twa corbies)

His hawk his hound and his lady

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Where have the hawk and hound gone (twa corbies)

Hunting

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What has the lady done already (twa corbies)

Found another man

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Where does one crow suggest the other one sit (twa corbies)

On the knights breast bone

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What does the same crow say he will do (twa corbies)

Peck out the knights blue eyes

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What does he suggest the other crow do (twa corbies)

Pull out his blonde hair

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Why pull out the knights hair (twa corbies)

To put in their nest

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Will the knight be mourned in his death (twa corbies)

Yes but no one will know where he is

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What will happen to the knights bones (twa corbies)

The wind will blow over them forever

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How many ravens are there (the three ravens)

Three

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Where are the ravens sitting (the three ravens)

On a tree

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What color are the ravens (the three ravens)

Black

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To whom does one of the ravens speak (the three ravens)

His mate

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Where is the dead knight (the three ravens)

A green field

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What’s on top of him (the three ravens)

His shield

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What animal comes to where the knight is (the three ravens)

A doe who is pregnant

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What does the doe do for the knight (the three ravens)

Raises his head and kisses his wounds

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What does the doe do to lay the knight to rest (the three ravens)

Takes his body to an earthen lake and buries him

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What happens to the doe after (the three ravens)

The effort kills her

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What is the prayer at the end (the three ravens)

That God send every knight a good hound, hawk, and lady

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Who is the doe actually (the three ravens)

The knight’s lover

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Where is the king (Sir Patrick Spens)

Dunfermline

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What is the king doing (Sir Patrick Spens)

Drinking the blood red wine

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What question does the king ask (Sir Patrick Spens)

Where can I find a good skipper to sail my ship

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Who gives him an answer (Sir Patrick Spens)

An older knight

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Whom does the knight suggest (Sir Patrick Spens)

(Sir Patrick Spens)

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How does the king contact sir Patrick spens

A letter

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Where is Patrick spens when he opens this letter

Walking on the sand

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What does Sir Patrick Spens do when he reads the letter

Laughs then cries

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How soon is Patrick Spens to sail

The next morning

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What omen does one of the sailors tell him about and what does the omen mean (Sir Patrick Spens)

New moon with old moon in his arms, the ship will come to harm

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When the ship goes down what is floating on the water (Sir Patrick Spens)

Sailors hats

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What to the ladies have in their hair and in their hands

Gold combs and fans

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How deep is the water where they sank (Sir Patrick Spens)

50 fathoms

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When does this ballad take place (get up and bar the door)

Feast of St. Martin (Nov. 11)

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Does the ballad begin in the daytime or nighttime (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Daytime

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What is the wife doing (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Boiling white and black pudding

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Why is the door open in the first place (Get Up and Bar the Door)

The wind is blowing hard and it blows the door open

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How long does the wife say the door can stay open before she bars it (Get Up and Bar the Door)

100 years

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What pact do the husband and wife make (Get Up and Bar the Door)

The first one to speak must get up and bar the door

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How many gentlemen come to the house, and what time is it (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Two, midnight

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What do the gentlemen notice about the house (Get Up and Bar the Door)

There’s no coal lit or candle burning

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What question do they ask the couple (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Is it a rich mans house or a poor mans house

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What pudding do they eat first? Second? (Get Up and Bar the Door)

White pudding then black pudding

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What does one gentleman do to the man (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Cut off his beard

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What does he plan to do for water (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Use the pudding water

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What does the gentleman plan to do to the women (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Kiss her

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Who speaks first (Get Up and Bar the Door)

The man

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What does the women do (Get Up and Bar the Door)

Skips three times on the floor and tells her husband to get up and bar the door

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When is the beginning of the romantic period as discussed in class

1785