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”?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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.