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a cause for which Swift wrote
the devaluation of Irish coins
Swift’s, Johnson’s, Goldsmith’s political party
subject of the Deserted Village
destruction of village life
a political satire
“labouring swain” is an example
johnson believed literature should appeal mainly to this person
political events of second half of the eighteenth century
growing British empire
published by Johnson
A dictionary of the English language
published by Goldsmith
The Vicar of Wakefield
a comparison using like or as
In “On the morning of Christ’s nativity,” what did Christ forsake and what did he choose?
He left Heaven to live in darkness as a mortal
In “On His Blindness,” Milton regrets
that his blindness restricts his work
The repetition of initial consonants is
Verse having units of two rhyming lines with five iambic feet in each line is written in
to give something human characteristics is to _______ it
a story in which things represent parts of a doctrine or theme is
a type of literature that ridicules something to correct behavior is
an poem with fourteen lines, either Italian or English, is
Periodicals and the novel became more popular as the more powerful ______ class began to read.
Milton was imprisoned because of his previous position in the
Charles II was ________ to the throne in 1660
When public land was ________ for private estates, many of the rural poor were driven away
John Bunyan studied _________ after the civil war
The Commonwealth and the Industrial Revolution helped to create a
more strong middle class
The poet takes the loss of The Deserted Village personally because
he planned to retire there
How are Bunyan’s characters in Pilgrim’s Progress more than just symbols?
They are described very realistically
What is one country or group people that Swift used in Gulliver’s Travels to satirize English society?
the Brobgingians, the Lilliputians, and their emperor, Laputans
In Pilgrim’s Progress what does the character Christian represent?
He represents a man trying to overcome inner obstacles, trying to save his soul
T:F/ In The Deserted Village, the villagers are driven from their homes because the Enclosure Acts have enabled a wealthy landowner to buy the public property.
T:F/ In that same poem, the poet says the villagers will either go to America or to crowded, corrupted charity homes.
T:F/ In Gullivers Travels, the king of Brobdingnag observes that most men are morally qualified for their careers.
T/F: Goldsmith wrote a novel entitled The Vicar of Wakefield, about a parson’s family.
T/F: At the end of The Deserted Village, poetry lives with the rural virtues and the displaced villagers because people left in England are too corrupted by wealth to appreciate art.
T/F: The Puritans felt that the Anglican Church was corrupted
T/F: Oliver Goldsmith believed that extreme wealth is destructive.
T/F: Oliver Goldsmith wrote very few periodical essays.
T/F: In The Deserted Village, Goldsmith insults the sentimental village preacher
T/F: Samuel Johnson wrote periodical essays in numerous newspapers