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1

Adam Smith's policy of laissez faire advocated the role of what by government ?

Noninterference in business

2

Who was a major factor in the communication revolution in England ?

Steam

3

According to Kant's philosophy of transcendentalism, which replaced deism, God is said to be within both nature and mankind and is known as what ?

World Spirit

4

What does utilitarianism evaluates ?

The goodness or badness of an action based on its production of happiness

5

Christians would agree with romantics on the following:

Human reasons has limitations (Christians recognize the fall of man and its consequences while the romantics reacted against the neoclassical emphasis on reason)
Intuition has some validity (both agree with self realization - a Christian measures his development according to Christ-likeness, the romantic measures his personal development according to his subjective self-evaluation)
The individual has value

6

How do Christians and Romantics differ on their concepts of God ?

A Christian recognizes the deity of an eternal, omnipotent , omnipresent, omniscient God - the romantic transcendentalists consider God to be a World Spirit coexistent within His creation, both mankind and nature

7

What is the common element in all areas of romantic thinking - political, philosophical, and artistic ?

Freedom

8

What did Rousseau, the promoter of primitivism, believe ?

Human misery was caused not by sin but by society

9

Characteristics of romantic poetry include:

The poet himself as a primary subject
A highly individual perspective
An awe inspiring atmosphere

10

The publication of what launched the second great era of English song ?

Lyrical Ballad

11

Who are the authors of Lyrical Ballad ?

William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

12

What did Wordsworth created nature as ?

Being the major formative influence on his writing

13

What is the most poetic achievement of British romanticism ?

The Prelude

14

Wordsworth use the simile of stars to describe what in "II Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" ?

Daffodils

15

In Wordsworth definition of the poetic process, what reflects dislike of control ?

The deception of poetry as "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings"

16

What is the theme or focus of Wordsworth's contribution to the literary revolution instigated by the romantics

The redirection of the poet's attention to himself

17

According to Sonnet 1, what is the key difference between the child and the adult ?

The child communes with nature directly

18

According to the speaker in "The World Is Too Much With Us" what do we have exchanged for our hearts ?

Materialistic cravings

19

Lucy's identity, of the Lucy poems, has never been what ?

Established and is probably fictional

20

What did Charles and Mary Lamb collaborate on ?

A children's version of Shakespeare's work

21

What is the primary mood of Lamb's essays ?

Nostalgic daydreaming

22

What was the name Lamb wrote under so he would not embarrass his brother, an employee of the South Sea House ?

Elia

23

What is the major theme of "Old China" ?

The superiority of the old days of youth and poverty

24

Wordsworth admired Lamb's writing. How did he see Lamb ?

As a kindred spirit and his essays a literary world similar to his own

25

The Byronic hero is characterized by what ?

Arrogance, anguish, sullenness, solitude, self-will and rebellion

26

Who was the mock-heroic work that emphasized Byron's disillusionment with his own lifestyle ?

Don Juan

27

In his work "On This Day" the lines "then look around, and choose thy ground, / and take thy rest" us what poetic device as the speaker attempts to achieve a sense of finality and resignation ?

Caesura

28

In "She Walks in Beauty" the poetic device - simile governs what ?

Imagery in stanza 1

29

In "She Walks in Beauty" this lyric is a compliment who ?

To the woman whose physical beauty is equaled by and indeed an expression of her beauty of soul

30

"Childe Herold's Pilgrimage" was written as a result of what ?

Byron's travels to the Mediterranean from 1809-11