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

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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. 1600-1750
    B. 1800-1875
    C. 1850-1925
    D. 1750-1800
    D. 1750-1800
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  2. Genres and styles of the Age of Reason were typically:
    A. political pamphlets, essays, travel writing, speeches, and highly ornate writing
    B. essays, soliloquys, romantic triangles, and bigamous marriages
    C. religious pamphlets, unrequited love, development of human potential, and poetry
    A. 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. Common Sense by Thomas Paine
    B. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
    C. The Declaration of Independence
    D. Poor Richard's Almanac by Ben Franklin
    B. 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. God helps them that help themselves.
    D. Haste makes waste.
    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. Phyllis Wheatley
    B. Langston Hughes
    C. Countee Cullen
    D. Georgia Douglas Johnson
    A. Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784)
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  7. What was the time span for the Romantic literary period?
    A. 1785-1830
    B. 1750-1901
    C. 1750-1850
    D. 1775-1820
    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. short stories, novels, poetry
    B. imagination over reason and intuition over fact
    C. focus on inner feelings
    D. Gothic literature
    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. Elizabeth Barret Browning
    B. William Blake
    C. Jane Austen
    D. William Wordsworth
    E. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    A. Elizabeth Barret Browning
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  11. Which author did NOT write in the Romantic period?
    A. Lord Byron
    B. Charles Dickens
    C. Mary Shelley
    D. Percy Shelley
    E. John Keats
    B. Charles Dickens
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  12. Which author DID write in the Romantic period?
    A. Robert Louis Stevenson
    B. Edgar Allen Poe
    C. George Elliot
    D. Oscar Wilde
    E. Alfred Lord Tennyson
    B. Edgar Allen Poe (gothic)
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  13. Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
    A. William Wordsworth
    B. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    C. Lordy Bryon
    D. William Blake
    B. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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  14. Who wrote Frankenstien?
    A. Edgar Allen Poe
    B. James Fenimore Cooper
    C. Percy Shelley
    D. Mary Shelley
    D. Mary Shelley
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  15. American author James Fenimore Cooper is best known for writing which novel in the Romantic period?
    A. The Last of the Mohicans
    B. Kubla Kahn
    C. She Walks in Beauty
    D. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    E. The Monk
    A. 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. Jane Austen
    B. Percy Shelley
    C. Mary Shelley
    D. John Keats
    E. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    D. 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 Shelley
    B. Mary Robinson
    C. Charlotte Smith
    D. Mary Wollstonecraft
    B. Mary Robinson
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  20. Which is NOT a genre or style of the Romantic period?
    A. focus on the fantastic of the human experience
    B. sermons, diaries, slave narratives
    C. use of the supernatural
    D. writing that can be interpreted 2 ways (surface and depth)
    B. sermons, diaries, slave narratives
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