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Dates of the Victorian period

1830-1901

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Dates of Victoria’s life

1819-1901

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Dates of Victoria’s reign

1837-1901

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Victorias Husbands name

Prince Albert

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How long were Victoria and Albert married

21 years

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How many kids did Victoria and Albert have

9

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Cause of alberts death

1) went to Cambridge to yell at his son and caught a chill
2) developed typhoid

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Where did Victoria live after Albert died

Isle of Wight

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First nickname for Victoria

Widow of Windsor- sometimes visited Windsor palace but never buckingham

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Second nickname for Victoria

Grandmother of Europe- so many of her heirs sat on thrones in the countries governed by England

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King after Victoria’s death

Edward VII

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Movement that reformed many of England’s working conditions

Chartist movement

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Religious movement that emphasized pleasure

Utilitarianism

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Two men who began the chartist movement

1) Jeremy Bentham
2) James mill

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When was the origin of species published

1859

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Best friend of Charles Darwin

Thomas Henry Huxley

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Two goals of Thomas Henry Huxley

1) spread the theories of Darwin
2) Promote advanced education for women

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Date of first women’s college in London

1848

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The perfect novel

David Copperfield by Charles dickens

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main poetic accomplishment of the period

Dramatic monologue

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Two writers of dramatic monologue

1) Robert browning
2) Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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Writing team of comic operas

1) W. S. Gilbert
2) Arthur Sullivan

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Operas by this team

1) H M S Pinafore
2) the pirates of Penzance
3) The mikado
4) the gondoliers

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Writer of limericks

Edward Lear

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Famous child author

Lewis Carroll

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Parody of this author of a poem by Robert Southey

Father William

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EBB fathers business

Owned sugar cane plantations mostly in Jamaica

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EBB family size

12 children

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Name of early family home (EBB)

Hope end

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Fathers odd belief (EBB)

Didn’t ever want his kids to marry

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Name of Elizabeth’s dog

Flush

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Name of Elizabeth’s favorite brother

Edward (Bro)

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What happened to Bro

Died in a sailing accident

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Famous London home (EBB)

50 wimpole street

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American Admirer (EBB)

Edgar Allen Poe

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Elizabeths cousin and Roberts friend

John Kenyon

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Name of house in Florence (EBB)

Casa Guidi

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Name of son (EBB)

Robert Wiedman Barrett Browning (pen)

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Long Narrative Poem (Ebb)

Aurora Leigh

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Subjects of Aurora Leigh

Female poet, unwed mother

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Poem written about children (EBB)

The cry of the children

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Two locations the children worked

Coal mines, factories

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Poem about slavery (EBB)

Runaway slave at Pilgrims point

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Number of Sonnets in the collection “sonnets from the Portuguese”

44

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Type of sonnets (EBB)

Petrarchan-octave with question or problem; seset with answer or solution

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Message of sonnet 1

Not captured by death, but by love

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Message Sonnet 3

He is a great musician and she is a tired singer

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Message of sonnet 14

Don’t love me for physical beauty or for cleverness of thought or because you feel sorry for me. Love me for loves sake

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Message of sonnet 21

Keeping repeating that you love me because she needs to hear it

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Message of sonnet 22

Our souls are facing each other with points of our angel wings touching each other and forming perfectly

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Message of sonnet 28

Elizabeth is looking over her letters and reminiscing them

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Message of sonnet 32

The first time Robert told her he loved her the sun was shining but she feared that when the moon came he would change his mind but he like a great musician is constant

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Message of sonnet 35

Elizabeth questions if she should leave her home to make a home with Robert

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Message of sonnet 38

She remembers when Robert kissed her hand her hair and then her lips

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Message of sonnet 43

She counts the ways she loves Robert

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Occupation of Robert Browning’s grandfather

Slave owner in West Indies

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Occupation of Robert Browning’s father

Clerk in the Bank of England and an abolitionist

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Robert Browning’s education

Mostly at home from his fathers library and his mothers interest in music an art, went to university of London briefly

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Two friends browning tried to convert to atheism

1) Eliza flower-ignored him
2) Sarah flower-was confused for a time but eventually wrote nearer my God to thee

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Robert Browning’s strange diet

For two years he was a vegetarian who lived on bread and potatoes and it hurt his eyesight

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Location of Robert Browning’s death

Venice-at the home of his son pen

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Location of Robert Browning’s funeral

Poets corner of west minister abbey in London (beside Tennyson)

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Robert Browning’s first volume of poetry

Pauline

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Robert Browning’s first play

Stratford

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Robert Browning’s series of pamphlets

Bells and pomegranates

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Robert Browning’s first volume in Bells and Pomegranates

Pippa passes

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Robert Browning’s famous children’s poem

The pied piper of Hamlin

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Robert browning famous long poem

The ring and the book- based on a true story about a trial of a crazy man who accused his wife of an affair then killed her her unborn child and parents

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Brownings main contribution to literature

Dramatic monologue

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Setting of Porphyria’s lover

In a cottage in the country on a stormy night

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What porphyria does

1) comes in and takes off her cloak shawl and gloves
2) Takes off her hat and lets her blonde hair fall
3) bares her shoulder o her lover, puts his head on her shoulder and spreads her hair over him
4) tells him that she has overcome social pressures for the moment but does not promise to love him forever

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What Porphyrias lover does

1) realizes that she worships him and wants to keep it that way
2) ties her hair around her neck three times and strangles her
3) opens her blue eyes
4) removes the hair so that the color comes back in her cheeks
5) props her body up against his side
6) sits with her the rest of the night

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Setting of Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister

A monastery

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The good monk

Brother Lawrence

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What the good monk likes to do

Grow flowers and vegetables

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What the bad monk accuses him of

1) Having sexual fantasies for two Spanish women, Dolores and Sanchicha
2) Having bad manners at the table

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What the bad monk has done or will do

1) has snipped the ends off the good monks melon plants
2) wants to find a damnation, among the 29 damnations in Galatians to convict him of
3) wants to plant a sexy French novel in his cloak
4) would like to make a bargain with the devil to hurt the good monk

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What the bad monk calls the good monk

Swine

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Setting of my last duchess

The home of the duke of Ferreira where he’s showing his house off to an emissary for a new wife for the duke

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Name for the duke and duchess

Alfonso II and Lucrezia

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Portrait painter of the duchess

Fra Pandolf

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Ways the duchess behaved badly

1) smiled during the whole day that her portrait was being painted
2) smiled at the sun setting
3) smiled when a servant brought her cherries
4) smiled when she rode her white mule around the terrace

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Why the duke disapproved of her

She didnt seem to regard his gift of a 900-year old name of any more value

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What might have happened to the duchess

1) the duke had her killed
2) the duke sent her to a convent

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What the duke hopes to receive

A good dowry from his new wife

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What the duke points out after leaving his wife’s portrait

A sculpture of Neptune taming a sea horse

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Subject of the lost leader

William Wordsworth

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Occasion for the lost leader

1) Wordsworth was a stamp distributor
2) Wordsworth had accepted the position of poet laureate

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Biblical allusion in the lost leader

Judas’ betrayal of Christ for 30 pieces of silver

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Examples of poets who didn’t sell out

1) Shakespeare
2) Milton
3) burns
4) Shelley

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Conclusion of the lost leader

Wordsworth will eventually be pardoned in heaven

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Setting of the bishop orders his tomb at saint praxed church

Bishop on his deathbed in the church

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What the bishop calls the apprentice priests

Nephews and sons

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The name of the young priest who may have been the bishops son

Anselm

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The previous bishop

Gandolf

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Confusion of the bishops mind as he dies

Attributes the sermon on the mount to st praxed instead of Jesus

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Character of Caliban

The half man half beasts slave of prospero in The Tempest

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Name of Calibans Mother

Sycorax

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Name of a higher god

The Quiet

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Activity of Caliban

Makes a drink and gets drunk

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Musing of Caliban about what he could do with creatures of nature

1) could make a bird from clay then could break his legs and give him a new one or three more or none
2) could watch crabs pass by him letting 20 go by and then stoning the 21st
3) cuts a hollow branch and attracts enemies of the blue jay
4) spares a squirrel then steal nuts from him
5) spares a hedgehog
6) sees two flies on a flower and kills them
7) sees two beetles and moves a stick for them

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Occupation of Alfred Lord Tennysons father

Preacher with a drinking problem

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Alfred Lord Tennyson’s family size

12 children

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Where ALT got his education

At home

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ALT went to school where

Cambridge

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Secret organization in college dedicated to poetry

The apostles

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Best friend of ALT

Arthur Hallum

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What happened the Arthur Hallum

1) got engaged to Emilia, ALT sister
2) died off stroke at age 22

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Poem dedicated to ALT best friends memory

In memorium

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Name of ALT wife

Emily Sellwood

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Two important events in 1850

1) named poet laureate
2) married Emily sellwood

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Name of ALT house on the Isle of Wight

Farringford

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Famous visitor at ALT home

Prince Albert

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Background for lady of Shalott

Based on Sir Thomas Mallory’s account of the love of Elaine, the maid of Astolat, for Lancelot

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Definition of “shalott”

An island in the river on which a lady lives in a castle

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What the lady of shalott does

Weaves a tapestry from the things she sees in her mirror

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Why she doesn’t look out the window

A curse will come upon her if she ever looks towards Camelot

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Knight in the poem

Sir Lancelot

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What happens when she looks

The loom flies out, the mirror cracks

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What the lady does then

1) lies down in a boat and writes lady of shalott on the prow
2) lies down dressed in white
3) sings as she floats down the river
4)dies

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What the knights do

Cross themselves for fear

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Background for Ulysses

Greek warrior who fought in the battle of Troy goes home to his wife Penelope

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Title for the warrior now

King of Ithaca

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Reason for Ulysses unhappiness

Wants to go back and conquer more worlds; wants to drink life to the lees (bottom of the cup)

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Ulysses plan for the future

Leave the kingdom in the hands of his son telemanchus

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Time to set sail

At the end of the day

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Story’s conclusion in Dantes Inferno

Ulysses sets sail with his men and then a whirlwind sinks the boat

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Background for Tithonus

Tithonus was a Trojan prince loved by aurora goddess of the dawn. She obtained a gift from Zeus the gift of eternal life for Tithonus but didnt ask for eternal youth

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Conclusion of Tithonus

Aurora finally transformed him into a grasshopper

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Setting for Tithonus

Tithonus is lying in the arms of aurora and he is complaining that while she is renewed every morning growing older and older

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The request of Tithonus

That he can die

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The problem of Tithonus

The gods cant recall gifts

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What Tithonus wants

To die and be buried while aurora continues to renew herself every morning

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Background of charge of the light brigade

During the Crimean war 3/4th of the 600 British horseman died at the hands of Russian soldiers

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Occasion for charge of the light brigade

Part of Tennyson’s responsibilities as poet laureate

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The final poem in Tennyson’s collection

Crossing the bar

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Setting for Locksley Hall

The story of a young man being jilted by a woman who has dumped him to marry for money-story inspired by either
A. Brother Fredrick’s jilting by his cousin or
B. Tennyson’s own jilting by another woman

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Description of the women’s marriage to her new guy

He would love her “something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse

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Matthew Arnold occupation of father

Headmaster at rugby school where Arnold attended

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What did Matthew Arnold attend college

Oxford

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Name of Matthew Arnold’s wife

Frances wightman

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Matthew Arnold’s job offer

Professor of poetry at oxford

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How did Matthew Arnold die

Heart attack

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Background for the scholar gypsy

The story of a 17th century oxford student who left the university and joined a band of gypsies

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First character in the scholar gypsy

A shepherd who has helped him search for traces of the scholar gypsy

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Rumor of the scholar gypsy

Said that he would write a book and tell the secret of the gypsies art

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Second character addressed in the scholar gypsy

The scholar gypsy

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People who’ve seen the scholar gypsy

1) oxford ferry riders coming home from work in summer
2) maidens in may
3) men cutting hay in fields in June
4) a housewife from her open door
5) children in April
6) a blackbird in autumn
7)na poet in winter

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Impossibilities of sighting the scholar gypsy

The scholar gypsy would have to be about 200 yrs old

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Appeals to the senses of Dover beach

1) sees the moonlight on the French coast and the cliffs of England
2) smells the sweet night air
3) feels the spray of the water
4) hears the roar of the pebbles as the waves retreat

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Comparison of the poem to the past (Dover beach)

Sophocles heard these same sounds on the Aegean Sea

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Comparison in the poem to religion (Dover beach)

The sea of faith was once full and lapped the whole world in peace, but it is retreating now

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Mother of Christina Rossetti

Frances polidori, a sister of john polidori who was Byron’s physician and wrote the vampyre

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Occupation of Rossetti

Both an artist an a poet like her brother

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Christina Rossetti first love

James Collinson-decided to become a catholic priest but then married someone else

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Christina Rossetti volunteer work

1) church work (church of england)
2) gave up theater, opera, and chess
3) spent 20 years volunteering at a penitentiary for prostitutes

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Who has Christina Rossetti been compared to (American author)

Emily Dickinson

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Who has Rossetti been compared to (British author)

George Herbert

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How did Rossetti die

Breast cancer

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Subject of after death

After she’s died she speaks of a man bending over her and crying. He didnt love her in life but her pities her in death but she doesn’t care about him

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Subject of in an artist studio

Refers to the studio of her brother Dante Gabriel all of who’s portraits bear the face of his wife Elizabeth siddal

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3 characters in goblin market

1) Laura-eats the fruit
2) Lizzie-doesn’t eat
3) ate the fruit then pined for it till she died, no grass will grow on her grave

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How Laura purchased the fruit

A lock of her golden hair

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Effects of Laura

1) longing for the night
2) forgetting her chores
3) growing older
4)cannot hear the goblins even though Lizzie can
5) planting one kernel but it wont grow

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What Lizzie does for Laura

Takes a penny to buy the fruit

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What the goblins do to Lizzie

1)try and make her sit down to eat
2) tries to give back her penny
3) squeeze fruit on her mouth

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What Lizzie does

1) asks Laura to suck the juice from her face but it doesn’t taste good anymore
2) Laura swoons and becomes unconscious
3) the next morning he wakes up as if from a dream

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Conclusion to goblin market

Years later Laura tells her own children that a sister is a best friend

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Odd religious belief of Gerald Manley Hopkins

Aestheticism (asbtined from worldly pleasure)

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Odd habits of Gerald Manley Hopkins

Abstained from drinking and abstained from salt for a week

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Gerald Manley Hopkins professor at Harvard

Matthew Arnold

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Gerald Manley Hopkins change in religion

Church of England to catholic to a Jesuit priest

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Gerald Manley Hopkins occupation

Professor of classics at university college in Dublin

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Belief in Inscape

The design of each person to make him or her unique

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Belief in instress

The ability to see ones own uniqueness as part of the divine

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Use of sprung rhythm

A revisiting of the old Angelo Saxon rhythms

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Comparisons of God in Gods Grandeur

1) an electric current
2) a rich oil

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Image of shoes

Causing a spiritual separation in nature

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Image of God (the Holy Spirit) at the end of the poem

A mother hen brooding over the world

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Message of pied beauty

The beauty of all Gods creation even the things that do not seem so beautiful to men

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Arrangement of pied beauty

1) praise to God
2) description of the various creatures
3) praise to God

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Unusual verbs in “as kingfishers catch fire”

1) to “serve” (to fulfills ones own originality)
2) to “justice” (to act justly)