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1

The religious climate of the nineteenth-century showed:

The period's evangelicalism produced England's greatest missionary effect
Some of England's finest hymns were produced
Concerns for social goals were displacing the mission of the church among "high church" Anglicans and "broad church" liberals

2

By the end of Victoria's reign, why was England less able to meet the trails of the new century ?

Of her high transition from a a religious to an increasingly secularistic nation

3

What theory did Darwin's "origin of species" supported ?

Evolution of animal species from common origins and created a receptive climate for Karl Marx's theory

4

What are the Chartists ?

The radicals who organized mass demonstrations and presented Parliament with petitions demanding reform

5

Missionaries sent out by evangelicals in Victorian England:

William Carey in India
Hudson Taylor in China
David Livingston in Africa

6

What took seventy years to complete and is possibly the most challenging work of scholarship ever accomplished ?

The Oxford English Dictionary

7

Who was the famous Victorian preacher who contributed greatly to the arrow the sermon ?

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

8

What does today Victorianism in language suggests ?

A stifling obsession with rules of correctness

9

The chief Victorian innovators in language, both at home and aboard, were who ?

Were not the writers who invested few words, but the scientists

10

Who had a even more devastating effect on orthodox Christianity of the Victorian period than did Darwin's ideas ?

German Biblical scholars

11

What is Carlyle autobiography?

"Sartor Resartus"

12

In "The Hero as Divinity" Carlyle's controlling image is what ?

The hero is like lightning acting kindling

13

Carlyle's areas of what had the greatest impact on Victorian England ?

Religious thought and social criticism

14

Why was Lord Tennyson's poetry deepened and enriched ?

The death of his best friend

15

How did William Wordsworth preceded Tennyson ?

As poet laureate

16

Who was the main influence upon Tennyson's religious thought ?

Thomas Carlyle

17

What personal record of the experience that shaped Tennyson into the poet-prophet predicted by Carlyle ?

In Memoriam

18

A celebration of the hero is what which are grasped by reason in the poem In Memorian ?

A doubter and the insistence on truths deeper than those
(It also offers reassurance of immorality through mystic insight)

19

In Morte de Arthur, What did Tennyson express ?

Optimism concerning Victorian faith in human progress

20

In Crossing the Bar, the "pilot" is what ?

The "divine and unseen Who is always guiding us"

21

The basis of Tennyson's beliefs is what ?

Intuition rather than reason or revelation

22

Carroll was an what ?

Oxford lecturer in mathematics

23

Carroll was a what ?

Ordained Anglican deacon

24

What was Carroll known for ?

His treaties in symbolic logic

25

Most of Carroll's poems in the Alice books are best described as what ?

Parodies

26

Characteristics of an effective parody:

A close relation in form between the original and the parody
A distinct difference in tone between the original and the parody

27

"Child of the Pure Unclouded Brow" reflects Carroll's ability to compose what ?

Serious verse

28

What did Hardy do in his youth ?

Taught Sunday school and planned to enter the ministry

29

What did hardy study ?

Architecture

30

What is Hardy's fictional setting for his novels ?

Wessex