please check the attachment below for full paper.The speaker of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage admires the ocean becauseit is beautiful and its sounds are soothing.it is unchanged by human activities.many people depend on fish from the ocean for food.For Keats, in “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” the lovers pictured on the urn symbolizeeternal youth and hope.maturation and full fruition.despair and frustrated desire.Why does the poet describe the past as “Death in Life” in the poem “Tears, Idle Tears”?The speaker’s life no longer has meaning to him.We experience the “death” of the past while we are still living.Our lives have more meaning after death.Which type of modern writing does Frankenstein resemble most closely?science fictioninformative essayinformative speechMary Shelley writes that she can “scarcely accuse [herself] of a personal intrusion,” and that her introduction will be confined to topics related to Frankenstein alone. These statements imply thatshe respects her readers’ privacy.she likes to write about herself.she is modest.Based on the description of the woman whom the speaker loves in “Life in a Love,” how do her feelings compare to his?a. She does not care for him.b. She feels the same way he does. c. She feels flattered by his attention.Mary Shelley was in this type of mental state when she created the idea for Frankenstein:a. daytime nap b. deep slumber c. waking dream____ 8.In Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Khan,” Romanticism is represented in themoderate and reasonable.faraway and the exotic.classical and the mythological.What assumption does Jane Eyre make that a modern-day student would also make?One must stand up for oneself against injustice.Every student is well versed in the Bible.She must learn to be less rebellious.Dickens has Gradgrind refer to Sissy Jupe as “girl number twenty” in Hard Times as a way toshow the readers the school’s emphasis on teaching mathematics.emphasize Gradgrind’s inability to remember names and faces.criticize that students in the overpop
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Course Name: Twelfth Grade English 2: Modern British
Literature
Student: Omar Hassan
Course ID:
ENGH044060
ID: E93324820
Submittal:
51
Progress Test 1
This Progress Test covers the course materials that were assigned in Units 1 and 2. Although the progress test is
similar in style to the unit evaluations, the progress test is a closed-book, proctored test. You may not have access to
notes or any of the course materials while you are taking the test. It is important that you do your own work. Select
the response that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 1.
The speaker of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage admires the ocean because
a.
b.
c.
____ 2.
For Keats, in “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” the lovers pictured on the urn symbolize
a.
b.
c.
____ 3.
she respects her readers’ privacy.
she likes to write about herself.
she is modest.
Based on the description of the woman whom the speaker loves in “Life in a Love,” how do her feelings
compare to his?
a.
b.
c.
____ 7.
science fiction
informative essay
informative speech
Mary Shelley writes that she can “scarcely accuse [herself] of a personal intrusion,” and that her introduction
will be confined to topics related to Frankenstein alone. These statements imply that
a.
b.
c.
____ 6.
The speaker’s life no longer has meaning to him.
We experience the “death” of the past while we are still living.
Our lives have more meaning after death.
Which type of modern writing does Frankenstein resemble most closely?
a.
b.
c.
____ 5.
eternal youth and hope.
maturation and full fruition.
despair and frustrated desire.
Why does the poet describe the past as “Death in Life” in the poem “Tears, Idle Tears”?
a.
b.
c.
____ 4.
it is beautiful and its sounds are soothing.
it is unchanged by human activities.
many people depend on fish from the ocean for food.
She does not care for him.
She feels the same way he does.
She feels flattered by his attention.
Mary Shelley was in this type of mental state when she created the idea for Frankenstein:
a.
b.
c.
daytime nap
deep slumber
waking dream
____ 8.
In Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Khan,” Romanticism is represented in the
a.
b.
c.
____ 9.
moderate and reasonable.
faraway and the exotic.
classical and the mythological.
What assumption does Jane Eyre make that a modern-day student would also make?
a.
b.
c.
One must stand up for oneself against injustice.
Every student is well versed in the Bible.
She must learn to be less rebellious.
____ 10. Dickens has Gradgrind refer to Sissy Jupe as “girl number twenty” in Hard Times as a way to
a.
b.
c.
show the readers the school’s emphasis on teaching mathematics.
emphasize Gradgrind’s inability to remember names and faces.
criticize that students in the overpopulated school are treated as numbers, not individuals.
____ 11. Which image does Percy Shelley use in “To a Skylark” to represent the skylark’s music being everywhere at
once?
a.
b.
c.
“Like a glowworm golden / In a dell of dew . . . ”
“Like a rose embowered / In its own green leaves . . . ”
“As from thy presence showers a rain of melody.”
____ 12. Robert Browning creates a contrast between _____________ in “Porphyria’s Lover.”
a.
b.
c.
the stormy weather and the peaceful love
the way each of the lovers demonstrates love
what Porphyria says and what she does
____ 13. How could Mr. Gradgrind’s opinion of horse riders be described?
a.
b.
c.
He is fascinated with them.
He does not approve of them.
He believes they have a dangerous job.
____ 14. What does the speaker plan to do in “Ulysses”?
a.
b.
c.
He plans to board his ship and sail away.
He plans to teach his son to be a good ruler.
He plans to retire and quietly await his death.
____ 15. What is Thomas Gradgrind’s teaching style?
a.
b.
c.
Teach boys and girls to respect their elders.
Teach boys and girls nothing but facts.
Teach boys and girls gently but firmly.
____ 16. In the poem “Dover Beach,” how does Matthew Donald present the Victorian view of faith?
a.
b.
c.
Religious faith had become more powerful, like the tides.
Traditional religious faith was coming into question.
People were looking for religious faith in the wrong place.
____ 17. Samuel Coleridge uses internal rhyme in which of the following lines from “The Rime of the Ancient
Mariner”?
a.
b.
c.
“Sweet sounds rose slowly through their mouths&nhellips;”
“And listens like a three years’ child&nhellips;”
“Ah wretch! said they, the bird to slay . . . ”
____ 18. Which phrase from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” contains alliteration?
a.
b.
c.
“Hither to work us weal”
“It cracked and growled, and roared and howled”
“The guests are met, the feast is set”
____ 19. Tennyson wrote “In Memoriam, A.H.H.” to commemorate
a.
b.
c.
the end of a love affair.
a dead close friend.
the lives of common people.
____ 20. What is the speaker’s view of the world in “Dover Beach”?
a.
b.
c.
The world is a place of sadness, misery, and violence.
The world is a place of peace and calm for those who seek it.
The world is a calm, forgiving, and beautiful home.
____ 21. According to this line from “Dover Beach,” what is the one piece of hope the world has? “Ah, love, let us be
true / to one another . . .”
a.
b.
c.
love
faith
nature
____ 22. What characteristic is shared between literature in the Romantic tradition and in Gothic novels?
a.
b.
c.
They both emphasize science and logic.
They reject that science explains all aspects of life.
They both emphasize society as a whole.
____ 23. Wordsworth uses this type of lyric in “The World Is Too Much With Us” and “London, 1802”.
a.
b.
c.
Mock epic
Sonnet
Elegy
____ 24. Throughout the story, what does the reader learn about the school that Jane Eyre attends?
a.
b.
c.
It is a great opportunity for poor children.
It is too expensive for families and society.
It denies children both respect and compassion.
____ 25. Which line from “Ulysses” could be considered the main idea of the poem?
a.
b.
c.
“Much have I seen and known”
“Free hearts, free foreheads – you and I are old”
“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield”
____ 26. In what way do lines 70-74 of Wordsworth’s The Prelude relate to the Romantic Movement?
a.
b.
c.
the following of “Nature’s way by outward accidents”
the acceptance of products of reason such as “precepts, judgments, maxims, and creeds”
the questioning products of reason such as “precepts, judgments, maxims, and creeds”
____ 27. When you compare the following two lines, what do the speakers have in common? “I gave commands; /
Then all smiles stopped together” (from “My Last Duchess”) and “Escape me? / Never-” (from “Life in a
Love”)
a.
b.
c.
dominance
playfulness
generosity
____ 28. Which statement best summarizes Shelley’s depiction of the West Wind in “Ode to the West Wind”?
a.
b.
c.
The West Wind represents the goodness of nature.
The West Wind’s destructiveness makes new life possible.
The West Wind represents death and hopelessness.
____ 29. A central idea of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage is the ocean’s ________.
a.
b.
c.
permanence
malice
generosity
____ 30. What is Charles Dickens mainly criticizing in Hard Times?
a.
b.
c.
schools that smother imagination and treat children like machines
schools that focus too much on discussion
the lack of respect that young people have for education
____ 31. Which of the following questions does the speaker answer in “Sonnet 43”?
a.
b.
c.
What is the meaning of love?
Does love survive death?
In what ways do I love you?
____ 32. What do you learn about the speaker in “Porphyria’s Lover”?
a.
b.
c.
He loves someone else.
He wants what is best for Porphyria.
He is mentally unstable.
____ 33. What two things are being compared in “Dover Beach”?
a.
b.
c.
the ocean and the land
the tides and human life
the sea and war
____ 34. In Jane Eyre, why does Brontë describe the cold bedroom, the meals, and the daily tasks?
a.
b.
c.
to show the discomforts at Lowood
to explain how education took place
to show that life was interesting
____ 35. The predominant theme of “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey” can best be described as
a.
b.
c.
the renewing and uplifting power of nature.
the educational and religious benefits of solitude.
the wondrous and fleeting emotions of childhood.
____ 36. Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey” can be described as Romantic poetry
because of
a.
b.
c.
the description of a religious symbol–a church.
the description of sharing an experience with a family member.
the description of the power of nature and the emotions nature evokes.
____ 37. What fear does Keats have in “When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be”? Consider the following line: “I
may never live to trace / Their shadows, with the magic hand of chance.”
a.
b.
c.
I may never leave the shadows as long as I live.
I may never live to write about them.
I may never live to paint pictures of them.
____ 38. One of the most important ideas of “Ozymandias” is the
a.
b.
c.
meaninglessness of earthly power.
insignificance of physical death.
permanence of sculpted monuments.
____ 39. What are “the realms of gold” in “On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer”?
a.
b.
c.
tropical oceans
literary classics
foreign countries
____ 40. According to Hard Times, what does Dickens believe happens to students only exposed to factual learning?
a.
b.
c.
They become well educated.
They lose their creativity and individuality.
They become great teachers.
____ 41. What type of school is Lowood in Jane Eyre?
a.
b.
c.
a summer school
a girls’ boarding school
a public high school
____ 42. In what way is the Lady in “The Lady of Shalott” like an artist?
a.
b.
c.
She weaves a magic web.
She lives on a silent isle.
She is robed in snowy white.
____ 43. In “My Last Duchess,” the speaker’s monologue is about
a.
b.
c.
the father of the woman he wants to marry.
someone who is in love with his wife.
a portrait of his dead wife.
____ 44. The speaker in the excerpt from Don Juan reveals himself to be
a.
b.
c.
brave and virtuous
weary and reflective
unselfish and caring
____ 45. What is the meaning of the following line in “In Memoriam, A.H.H.”? “Far off thou art, but ever nigh”?
a.
b.
c.
Although A.H.H. is dead, the speaker holds his memory close.
The speaker regrets that A.H.H. ever left the country.
Death and life are closer than it may seem.
____ 46. The poem “Tears, Idle Tears” by Tennyson is mostly about
a.
b.
c.
the futility of crying
the horror of death
the pain of remembrance
____ 47. What is preventing the Lady in “The Lady of Shalott” from leaving the island?
a.
b.
c.
She is too overburdened with her weaving to do so.
She has no means of transport at the beginning of the poem.
She has curse is on her that forbids her doing so.
____ 48. Between Helen Burns and Jane Eyre, which would be more likely to grow up and make a change in the
world?
a.
b.
c.
Helen Burns
Jane Eyre
neither
____ 49. Samuel Coleridge puts ________________ as the central theme of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”
a.
b.
c.
the equality of all human beings
the excitement of all imaginative voyages
the sanctity of all living creatures
____ 50. What favorite aim of the Romantic poets did Mary Shelley exhibit when writing Frankenstein?
a.
b.
c.
to evoke intense and vivid feelings
to write for the intellectual elite
to use reason, logic, and objective thinking
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