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Lord Byron Fathers name and nickname

John Byron, “mad jack” Byron

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Lord Byron Father’s escapades

1. Eloped with a divorced woman, had two daughters by her
2. Married an heiress, had George by her

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Lord Byron mother’s name

Catherine Gordon Byron

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Description of Byron

Lame short fat

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Lord Byron Strategies for losing weight

Wore clothes while exercising, fasted for long times, took laxatives, did dip, took laudanum

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Lord Byron Great uncle’s name and nickname

1. William Byron
2. “Wicked Lord” “Devil Byron”

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Lord Byron Friend with whom byron traveled after college

John Cam Hobhose- traveled for 2 yrs on the continent

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Lord Byron first major work

Childe Harold’s pilgrimage

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Lord Byron wife’s name

Annabella milbanke

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Lord Byron daughter’s name

Ada Augusta

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Lord Byron Half-Sister’s Name

Augusta

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Lord Byron Daughters name (by half sister)

Medora

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Lord Byron Lover’s Name

Claire Clairmont, Mary Shelley’s half sister

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Lord Byron Daughters name by lover

Allegra

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Lord Byron Lover’s Name

Teresa Guiccioli

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Lord Byron Cause of Allegras death

Byron sent her to a convent, where she caught a fever and died

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People whom byron aided in their fight for independence

Greeks

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Lord Byron Cause of death and age

Fever, 36

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Lord Byron Subject of “she walks in beauty”

Anne Wilmont, Byron’s cousin by marriage

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Lord Byron Dress of subject

Black mourning gown with spangles worn to a ball

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Subject of “darkness”

The end of the world

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Materials producing light in “darkness”

Houses, Volcanoes, Forests

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Three types of people in Darkness

1) lying down hiding their eyes and crying
2) resting chin in hands and smiling
3) rushing around feeding fires and falling down howling (went crazy)

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Examples of Darkness as the great equalizer

1) birds cant fly
2) brutes becoming tame
3) snakes hissing but stingless

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Only faithful animal in darkness

Dog who stays with master till he dies

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Sketch Donna Inez

Learned lady, hen-pecks her husband, doesn’t like him, tries to get him declared mad then tries to divorce him

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Sketch of Don Jose

A gentleman of a noble bloodline, doesn’t like wife, wishes she was dead, dies of fever, Don Juan inherits everything

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Sketch of Don Juan

Impish monkey kid, both parents loved him, learned all sorts of thing, can’t read anything inappropriate, 16 falls in love with Donna Julia

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Sketch of Donna Julia

Moorish origin, beautiful woman, 23 yrs old

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Sketch of Don Alfonso

50 yrs old, jealous of his young wife

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Ending of Canto 1

1) claims for the epic nature of Don Juan
2) “Ten Commandments” for poets
3) similar advice to Ecclesiastes

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Poem about the Bible

“The destruction of Sennacherib”

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Plot of the destruction of Sennacherib

Assyrian comes down on the people of Judah, God sent an angel of the Lord to kill his army, so many died that the Assyrians went home

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Parody of the destruction of Sennacherib

“Very like a whale” by Ogden Nash

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Shelley’s nicknames

1) mad Shelley
2) Shelley the atheist

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Shelley’s best friend at oxford

Thomas Jefferson Hogg

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Shelley’s pamphlet written with best friend

The necessity of atheism

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Results of “the necessity of atheism”

1) sent copies to bishops and deans
2) called in for questioning
3) dismissed from oxford

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Shelley’s first wife’s name

Harriet’s Westbrook

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Shelley’s Daughters name (by first wife)

Ianthe Eliza

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Shelley’s love interest

Mary Godwin

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Shelley’s Reaction to love interest

1) tried to divorce wife
2) took laudanum in a suicide attempt

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4 children by Mary Shelly

1) unnamed baby
2) William (died at 3)
3) Clara
4) Percy Florence

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Cause of Harriet’s death

Drowned in a lake in London (Shelley didn’t get custody of 2 kids)

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Shelley’s closet drama

Prometheus unbound

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Shelley’s for stage drama

The cenci

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Background for the Cenci

Beatrice Cenci is executed for the premeditated murder of her father

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Italian women who Shelley was friends with

Emilia Viviani (father locked her in a convent till she would marry someone he chose)

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Shelley’s tribute to Emilia Viviani

Epipsychidion

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Shelley’s cause of death

Sailing on the Don Juan with Edward Williams in Italy

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Person taking care of the funeral

Edward trelawny

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Poem about change

Mutability

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Reason for “to Wordsworth”

Sonnet to him after he “sold out” to the government by taking job as stamp distributor

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Subject for Mont Blanc

Response to “Tintern Abbey” in which Wordsworth claims that nature is gentle and kind, Shelley’s says its kind but not always gentle

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River in “Mont Blanc”

Arve river

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“Mont Blanc” is similar to

Kubla khan

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Poem about a proud old king

Ozymandias

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Remaining parts of king and his dynasty

1) stone legs and part of face (art)
2) inscription on the sculpture (language)

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Poem about England

England in 1819

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King referenced in England in 1819

George III

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4 effects of the wind in “Ode to the West Wind”

1) land
2) sky
3) sea
4) the poet

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Poem about a bird

Ode to a sky lark

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4 comparisons of the sky lark

1) poet
2) maiden
3) glow-worm
4) rose

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Effects of the poem (sky lark)

Sheer joy

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Poem about John Keats

Adonais

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Connections btwn Shelley and Keats

1) acquaintances
2) invited Keats to live at his house when Keats got sick
3) had a copy of some of Keats poems in his pockets when he died

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Mourners for adonais

1) Urania, his mom
2) the mountain shepherds

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Foreshadowing in the last verse

Seems to predict Shelley’s own death in a year from sailing

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John Keats best friend at school

Charles Cowden Clarke

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John Keats cause of death of all his fam

Tuberculosis

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Profession Keats studied

Medicine

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John Keats friend and publisher

Leigh hunt

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John Keats first long poem

Endymion

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Subject of Endymion subject of Endymion

Some guy loves the moon goddess

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John Keats only love

Fanny Brawne

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John Keats nickname for his love

Bright star

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Poem written after reading homers works

“On first looking into Chapman’s homer

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Two comparisons of himself in this poem (Chapman’s homer)

1) astronomer finding new planets
2) explorer finding new worlds

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John Keats mistake in the poem

Balboa discovered the pacific not Cortez

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Poem written about Keats early death

“When I have fears that I may cease to be”

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Occasion for writing “when I have fears”

1) both parents died early and his brother
2) after seeing a beautiful women at the amusement park

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Prediction of “when I have fears”

He would die within three years

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Subject of the title “the eve of st Agnes”

Young virgin raped sentenced to death then rescued

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Rituals for eve of St. Agnes

1) fasting
2) going to bed without looking behind her
3) lying on her back facing upward

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Results of the ritual

Her lover would appear to her in a dream

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Hero of the eve of st Agnes

Porphyro

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Heroine of the poem

Madeline

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Minor characters in poem

1) Angela, maid
2) the old beadsman
3) Madeline’s father
4) the revelers

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Gothic elements of the Eve of St. Agnes

1) takes place late at night
2) takes place in a castle
3) really bad weather
4) virgin as the heroine
5) has her drunken father as the villain
6) supernatural elements
7) includes death: the deaths of Angela and beadsman

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Reasons for secrecy

Porphyro is considered an enemy by Madeline’s fam

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How Angela helps porphyro

1) hides him in a secret room
2) hides him in the closet in Madeline’s room

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What porphyro does fro Madeline

1) sets up a table with food
2) plays the lute
3) drops to his knees and cries cause she’s pretty

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End of st Agnes

Porphyro and Madeline flee into the night
Death of Angela and beadsman

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Two characters in “la belle dame sans merci”

1) the lady
2) a knight

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What knight loses from encounter

1) horse
2) sense of well being

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Occasion for writing “ode to a nightingale”

1) living with Charles brown and a nightingale lived nearby
2) sorrow over death of brother

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4 things on the urn

1) pipers piping
2) youth under trees that will never be bare
3) youth chasing maiden but can’t kiss her
4) priest leading a heifer to be sacrificed

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Most important characteristics of “to autumn”

Rich descriptions of:
1) pre-harvest
2) harvest
3) post-harvest