NU 2nd Year Romantic Poetry Brief Suggestions Exam 2021

NU 2nd Year Romantic Poetry Brief Suggestions Exam 2021

  • What does the tiger symbolize?

Ans. The tiger symbolizes the cruelty of the Creator.

  • Why is Jesus Christ called the lamb?

Ans. Because of his qualities of gentleness and meekness.

  • Who are the ‘Lake poets’?

Ans. Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southy.

  • Where is Tintern Abbey situated?

Ans. On the bank of the river Wye in Monmouthshire, England.

  • What do the meanest flowers reveal to the poet?

Ans. The spirit of God.

  • How many sailors were on board of the ship?

Ans. Two hundred sailors.

  • What was the Abyssinian maid doing?

Ans. The Abyssinian maid was playing on her dulcimer and singing of Mount Abora.

  • What are the features of a Byronic hero?

Ans. The Byronic hero is arrogant, violent, reckless, seductive, traumatized, and self-serving.

  • What is meant by ‘Love-laden soul’?

Ans. It means a heart full of pangs of love.

  • Who is Adonais?

Ans. Shelley refers to Keats as Adonais in the poem “Adonais”.

  • “No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist” who does Keats address here?

Ans. The person who seeks melancholy.

  • What is Urn?

Ans. A tall vase-like container for holding the ashes of a dead person.

  • Who is called the poet of supernaturalism?

Ans. S.T. Coleridge.

  • How did the Ancient Mariner begin his story?

Ans. Abruptly or suddenly.

  • What was Dona Inez’s noblest virtue?

Ans. Kind, generous, and forgiving.

  • Why does Keats’ have heartache?

Ans. Because of excessive of the nightingale?

  • What evils of society are attacked in the poem “London” by William Blake?

Ans. Three great evils such as anarchy, separation, and prostitution.

  • Why does England need Milton?

Ans. To restore morality and spirituality.

  • Why is the “Urn” called “Cold Pastoral”?

Ans. Because the evergreen depicted rural scenes on it.

  • What type of poet is William Blake?

Ans. Pre–romantic poet.

  • Whom are the children compared to in the poem “Holy Thursday”?

Ans. Flowers, lambs, and angels.

  • Who is responsible for the miseries of the chimney sweepers?

Ans. Priests and King.

  • Who is considered to be the father of Romanticism?

Ans. The French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

  • What is the full title of Wordsworth’s “Immortality Ode”?

Ans. “Ode: Intimation of Immortality from Recollection of Early Childhood”>

  • Whom does the poet address in the poem “London 1802”?

Ans. Late poet John Milton.

  • How did the Ancient Mariner stop one of the three wedding guests?

Ans. By his glittering eye.

  • What is the moral of the poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”?

Ans. To be passionate and compassionate to all creatures for being the best prayer.

  • Why was Shelley expelled from Oxford University?

Ans. For his pamphlet “The Necessity of Atheism” (1811).

  • Why is Keats called a pure poet?

Ans. Because his poetry is concerned with reality and truth only.

  • What is Ode?

Ans. A long narrative poem that addresses someone with a praising term and ends with consolation.

  • Who is Carline?

Ans. Daughter of Wordsworth.

  • What is a fen?

Ans. An area of low flat wetland.

  • Who were the crew of the specter ship?

Ans. A woman and her companion, death.

  • Who was Proserpine?

Ans. An earthly Goddess.

  • What is Arcadia?

Ans.  Symbolic term of heaven.

  • Who is Bacchus?

Ans. God of wine.

  • What is dryad?

Ans. Tree-nymphs in accordance with Greek Mythology.

  • Who is Ruth?

Ans. A biblical sad character.

  • What is pastoral poetry?

Ans. A kind of literary work that deals with shepherds and the simplicity of life.

  • Who was Kubla Khan?

Ans. Emperor of Xanadu.

  • What is a ballad?

Ans. A kind of poem or song that tells a story.

  • What do you know about Dorothy?

Ans. Sister of Wordsworth.

  • What is a Bard?

Ans. A poet.

  • What is meant by ‘Unbodied joy’?

Ans. A happy spirit or soul.

      42. What happened to Julia at the end of Canto 1?

Ans. She was sent to a convent for purification.

43. what is an Abbey?

Ans. A large church.

  • What does the Holy Word signify?

Ans. The speech of Christ in Eden with Adam and Eve.

  • What does ‘Eternal Winter’ mean?

Ans. Death, coldness, and decay.

  • What is sensuousness?

Ans. Five human senses such as hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch.

  • Who is Lucy?

Ans. An idealized English girl.

  • What is the moral of the poem “Holy Thursday”?

Ans. To show sympathy to any child.

  • What is the central theme of the poem ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’?

Ans. The contrast between life and art. To put it differently, the contrast between reality and ideality.

  • What is Romanticism?

Ans. A literary movement against Neo-Classicism.

  • In Blake’s poem, what does the child on a cloud represent?

Ans. Jesus Christ.

  • Why did the dead albatross fall off from the Ancient Mariner’s neck?

Ans. Because of Mariner’s sympathy to the slimy creatures.

  • What does ‘the dewy grass’ symbolize in Blake’s “Songs of Experience”?

Ans. Materialism.

  • What are the stages of life mentioned in “The Immortality Ode”?

Ans. Infancy, boyhood, youth and manhood.

  • What do the lamb and tiger symbolize in Blake’s poem?

Ans. Innocence and grace and cruelty of God.

  • What is hemlock?

Ans. A plant used in the ancient world to produce poisonous juice.

  • What are the two voices in the poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”?

Ans. Justice and Mercy.

  • How many sailors were on the board of the ship including Ancient Mariner?

Ans. 201.

  • What does the phrase “Abrams Bosom” mean?

Ans. A blissful abode from a religious point of view.

  • Who was Antonia?

Ans. The maidservant of Julia.

  • What is Seville famous for?

Ans. Seville is famous for oranges and women.

  • Who is Maenad?

Ans. Female of follower of god wine Bacchus.

  • Why is child called the best philosopher?

Ans. Because of knowing the truths of life by virtue.

  • Why is the Skylark compared to rose?

Ans. Because of unseen melody of the bird.

  • Who wins the play at dice?

Ans. Life-in-Death.

  • What is the Alp?

Ans. A contradictory river of Arcadia.

  • What is requiem?

Ans. A mourning song.

  • What is Shrine?

Ans. A holy place for praying.

  • What is Hellenism?

Ans. Greek culture, civilization, language, art and literature.

  • What is an elegy?

Ans. Mournful poem regarding the death of nearest and dearest one.

  • What is Xanadu?

Ans. The capital city of Kubla Khan.

  • How was Juan in his childhood?

Ans. Curly-haired child.

  • What did Tom see in his dream?

Ans. An angel with a bright key.

  • Where was Don Juan born?

Ans. In a pleasant city of Spain named Seville.

  • What is fathom?

Ans. A unit of length equal to six feet or 1.8 meters.

  • What is a phantom ship?

Ans. A phantom ship is a vessel with no living crew abroad.

  • What does Shelley mean by ‘blithe spirit’?

Ans. A joyous spirit or soul.

  • What is the full title of the poem “Tintern Abbey”?

Ans. “Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, on Revising the Banks of the Wye during a Tour, July 13, 1798.

  • How does Keats enjoy Homer?

Ans. Through Chapman’s translation of Homer.

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