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Which of the following was a major factor in the unprecedented economic wealth of Great Britain during the eighteenth century? a) formal diplomatic relations with China b) the exploitation of colonial resources, labor, and the slave trade c) the American and French revolutions d) the creation of the bourgeois novel as a commodity e) the union of England and Wales with Scotland _______2. What was the effect of the Restoration of 1660? a) the return of Charles Stuart to England b) the trial and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots c) the resignation of Robert Walpole d) the succession of George II e) the unification of England, Wales, and Scotland _______3. Who ascended the British throne during the Glorious, or Bloodless, Revolution in 1688? a) Elizabeth I b) William and Mary c) George II d) James II e) Anne _______4. Butler, Dryden, and Rochester were among the thinkers who followed the doctrine of which philosopher of skepticism who argued that knowledge derives from our senses, but the inaccuracy of our senses makes reliable knowledge impossible to achieve? a) Voltaire b) Hobbes c) Rousseau d) Montaigne e) Bacon _______5. Which social philosophy, dominant during the Industrial Revolution, dictated that only the free operation of economic laws would ensure the general welfare and that the government should not interfere in any person's pursuit of their personal interests? a) economic independence b) the Rights of Man c) laissez-faire d) enclosure e) lazy government Who applied the term "Romantic" to the literary period dating from 1785 to 1830? a) b) c) d) e) Wordsworth because he wanted to distinguish his poetry and the poetry of his friends from that of the ancien rgime, especially satire English historians half a century after the period ended "The Satanic School" of Byron, Percy Shelley, and their followers Oliver Goldsmith in The Deserted Village (1770) Harold Bloom

_______ Which poets collaborated on the Lyrical Ballads of 1798, thus demonstrating the "spirit of the age," which, in an era of
revolutionary thinking, depended on a belief in the limitless possibilities of the poetic imagination? a) Mary Wollstonecraft and William Blake b) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley

c) William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge d) Charles Lamb and William Hazlitt e) Dorothy Wordsworth and Sally Ashburner

_______ Which of the following became the most popular Romantic poetic form, following on Wordsworth's claim that poetic
inspiration is contained within the inner feelings of the individual poet as "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings"? a) the lyric poem written in the first person b) the sonnet c) doggerel rhyme d) the political tract e) the ode Romantic poetry about the natural world uses descriptions of nature _________. a) for their own sake; to merely describe natural phenomenon b) to depict a metaphysical concept of nature by endowing it with traits normally associated with humans c) as a means to demonstrate and discuss the processes of human thinking d) symbolically to suggest that natural objects correspond to an inner, spiritual world e) b, c, and d Which setting could you not imagine a work of Romantic literature employing? a) a field of daffodils b) the "Orient" c) a graveyard d) a medieval castle e) All of the above would be appropriate settings for Romantic literature.

Which of the following descriptions would not have applied to any Romantic text? a) b) c) d) e) a spiritual autobiography written in an epic style a lyric poem written in the first person a comedy of manners a political tract demanding labor reform a novel written about the intellectual and emotional development of a monster created by a scientist

Which sorts of political reform took place during the Romantic period? a) b) c) d) e) Parliamentary reform, increasing representation of the working classes Labor reform, improving working conditions for industrial laborers Voting reform, extending suffrage to men and women Educational reform, producing a dramatic increase in literacy a and d only: Significant labor and voting reform would have to wait for the Victorian era and later.

Which of the following factors contributed to literature becoming a profitable business? a) b) c) d) e) Commercial and public lending libraries were established in order to provide for an enlarged reading public. Education reform increased literacy, thus creating a demand for commercial and public lending libraries. A new aesthetics of valuing literature for its own sake emphasized reading for pleasure. People had more leisure time to read and more disposable income to spend on reading materials. all of the above