Adam Smith’s policy of laissez faire advocated the role of what by government ?
Noninterference in business
Who was a major factor in the communication revolution in England ?
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 ?
What does utilitarianism evaluates ?
The goodness or badness of an action based on its production of happiness
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
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
What is the common element in all areas of romantic thinking - political, philosophical, and artistic ?
What did Rousseau, the promoter of primitivism, believe ?
Human misery was caused not by sin but by society
Characteristics of romantic poetry include:
The poet himself as a primary subject
A highly individual perspective
An awe inspiring atmosphere
The publication of what launched the second great era of English song ?
Who are the authors of Lyrical Ballad ?
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What did Wordsworth created nature as ?
Being the major formative influence on his writing
What is the most poetic achievement of British romanticism ?
Wordsworth use the simile of stars to describe what in “II Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” ?
In Wordsworth definition of the poetic process, what reflects dislike of control ?
The deception of poetry as “the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings”
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
According to Sonnet 1, what is the key difference between the child and the adult ?
The child communes with nature directly
According to the speaker in “The World Is Too Much With Us” what do we have exchanged for our hearts ?
Lucy’s identity, of the Lucy poems, has never been what ?
Established and is probably fictional
What did Charles and Mary Lamb collaborate on ?
A children’s version of Shakespeare’s work
What is the primary mood of Lamb’s essays ?
What was the name Lamb wrote under so he would not embarrass his brother, an employee of the South Sea House ?
What is the major theme of “Old China” ?
The superiority of the old days of youth and poverty
Wordsworth admired Lamb’s writing. How did he see Lamb ?
As a kindred spirit and his essays a literary world similar to his own
The Byronic hero is characterized by what ?
Arrogance, anguish, sullenness, solitude, self-will and rebellion
Who was the mock-heroic work that emphasized Byron’s disillusionment with his own lifestyle ?
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 ?
In “She Walks in Beauty” the poetic device - simile governs what ?
Imagery in stanza 1
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
“Childe Herold’s Pilgrimage” was written as a result of what ?
Byron’s travels to the Mediterranean from 1809-11
“England in 1819” was inspired by what historical event ?
How is William Godwin’s position against matrimony ironic ?
HIs displeasure when his own daughter ran off with Shelly
“Adonais” is Shelly’s elegy on death of what ?
“Ozymandias” has the following absurdities:
Legs which support nothing
An empire which is now only desert
The highest part of the statue is now the lowest
Theme and most famous rhetorical question in English Literature for “Ode to the West Wind” is what ?
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
What does section IV of “Ode to the West Wind” revel ?
Shelly’s agreement with the romantic belief in the superiority of childhood innocence and communism with nature