Praxis 0041: The Age of Reason (America) and The Romantic Period

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  1. America's Age of Reason took place in what time period?
    A. 1750-1800
    B. 1800-1875
    C. 1600-1750
    D. 1850-1925
    A. 1750-1800
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  2. Genres and styles of the Age of Reason were typically:
    A. religious pamphlets, unrequited love, development of human potential, and poetry
    B. political pamphlets, essays, travel writing, speeches, and highly ornate writing
    C. essays, soliloquys, romantic triangles, and bigamous marriages
    B. political pamphlets, essays, travel writing, speeches, and highly ornate writing
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  3. Which of these was not a literary work of the Age of Reason?
    A. The Declaration of Independence
    B. Common Sense by Thomas Paine
    C. Poor Richard's Almanac by Ben Franklin
    D. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
    D. Canterbury Tales
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  4. True or False: Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, campaigned for women's rights using letters to her husband and Congress.
    True
  5. Which of these sayings was NOT coined by Ben Franklin?
    A. Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
    B. These are the times that try men's souls.
    C. Haste makes waste.
    D. God helps them that help themselves.
    B. These are the times was Thomas Paine
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  6. Who was the first African-American  poet to publish their writing, a volume called Poems and Various Subjects (1773)?
    A. Georgia Douglas Johnson
    B. Langston Hughes
    C. Countee Cullen
    D. Phyllis Wheatley
    D. Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784)
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  7. What was the time span for the Romantic literary period?
    A. 1785-1830
    B. 1775-1820
    C. 1750-1850
    D. 1750-1901
    A. 1785-1830
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  8. What was the time span for the British Gothic Literary period, though it lasted longer in America?
    A. 1750-1901
    B. 1785-1830
    C. 1785-1820
    D. 1775-1825
    C. 1785-1820
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  9. Which is NOT a genre or style of the Romantic Period?
    A. imagination over reason and intuition over fact
    B. short stories, novels, poetry
    C. Gothic literature
    D. focus on inner feelings
    E. political pamphlets and speeches
    E. political pamphlets and speeches
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  10. Which author did NOT write in the Romantic period?
    A. Jane Austen
    B. William Wordsworth
    C. Elizabeth Barret Browning
    D. William Blake
    E. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    C. Elizabeth Barret Browning
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  11. Which author did NOT write in the Romantic period?
    A. Percy Shelley
    B. Lord Byron
    C. John Keats
    D. Charles Dickens
    E. Mary Shelley
    D. Charles Dickens
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  12. Which author DID write in the Romantic period?
    A. Edgar Allen Poe
    B. Robert Louis Stevenson
    C. George Elliot
    D. Alfred Lord Tennyson
    E. Oscar Wilde
    A. Edgar Allen Poe (gothic)
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  13. Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
    A. William Wordsworth
    B. Lordy Bryon
    C. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    D. William Blake
    C. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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  14. Who wrote Frankenstien?
    A. Mary Shelley
    B. James Fenimore Cooper
    C. Percy Shelley
    D. Edgar Allen Poe
    A. Mary Shelley
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  15. American author James Fenimore Cooper is best known for writing which novel in the Romantic period?
    A. She Walks in Beauty
    B. Kubla Kahn
    C. The Last of the Mohicans
    D. The Monk
    E. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    C. The Last of the Mohicans
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  16. The following lines were written by which Romantic poet?
    "I wandered lonely as a cloud
    That floats on high o'er vales and hills
    When all at once I saw a cloud,
    A host, of golden daffodils"
    a. William Blake
    b. Lord Byron
    c. William Wordsworth
    d. John Keats
    e. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    c. William Wordsworth
  17. The following lines were written by which Romantic poet?
    "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
    A stately pleasure-dome decree:
    Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
    Through caverns measureless to man
      Down to a sunless sea"
    a. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    b. John Keats
    c. Lord Byron
    d. William Wordsworth
    e. Percy Shelley
    a. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  18. Which Romantic poet wrote "Ode to a Nightingale"?
    A. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    B. John Keats
    C. Percy Shelley
    D. Jane Austen
    E. Mary Shelley
    B. John Keats
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  19. Which Romantic author wrote the lines:
    "Pavement slipp'ry, people sneezing,
    Lords in ermine, beggars freezing;
    Title gluttons dainties carving,
    Genius in a garret starving"
    A. Mary Wollstonecraft
    B. Mary Robinson
    C. Charlotte Smith
    D. Mary Shelley
    B. Mary Robinson
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  20. Which is NOT a genre or style of the Romantic period?
    A. use of the supernatural
    B. focus on the fantastic of the human experience
    C. writing that can be interpreted 2 ways (surface and depth)
    D. sermons, diaries, slave narratives
    D. sermons, diaries, slave narratives
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