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Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Victorian literature have?
Victorian literature
Hell Looks a Lot Like L.A.
Crucifixion With a Donor
Member of Parliament for Linlithgowshire

Question 3: [4] After W. S. Gilbert, ________ became the leading poet and dramatist of the late Victorian period.
Edgar Allan PoeWillie WildeLord Alfred DouglasOscar Wilde

Question 4: It forms a link and transition between the writers of the romantic period and the very different ________.
199020th century in literatureAmerican literature1989

Question 5: The 19th century is often regarded as a high point in ________ as well as in other countries such as France, the United States and Russia.
British literatureScotlandEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 6: His first real novel, ________, written at only twenty-five, was an overnight success, and all his subsequent works sold extremely well.
The Pickwick PapersNicholas NicklebyCharles DickensThe Old Curiosity Shop

Question 7: Both Matthew Arnold and ________ wrote poems which sit somewhere in between the exultation of nature of the romantic Poetry and the Georgian Poetry of the early 20th century.
Gerard Manley HopkinsJohn Henry NewmanEnglandLiverpool

Question 8: One other important and monumental work begun in this era was the Oxford English Dictionary which would eventually become the most important historical dictionary of the ________.
CanadaAmerican EnglishSouth AfricaEnglish language

Question 9: Arnold's works hearken forward to some of the themes of these later poets while Hopkins drew inspiration from verse forms of Old English poetry such as ________.
Finnesburg FragmentWidsithBeowulf (hero)Beowulf

Question 10: The Victorians loved the heroic, ________ stories of knights of old and they hoped to regain some of that noble, courtly behaviour and impress it upon the people both at home and in the wider empire.
ChivalryGawainMiddle AgesHoly Grail
















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