Introduction to Drama for NU 2nd Year Part- A Brief 2021
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- Who is Milton?
Ans. The greatest epic poet in English literature.
Who was Oliver Cromwell?
Ans. Oliver Cromwell was a puritan leader who came in power after the death of Charles – 1 and his ruling time is called “Common Wealth Period (1649-1760).
- What is the first comedy of English Literature?
Ans. “Ralph Roister Doister” written by Nicholas Udall.
- What is Miracle play?
Ans. Miracle play means representing Biblical stories or the lives of the saints. It was very popular in medieval period.
- What is a ‘Ballas’?
Ans. The ballad is a narrative poem.
- Who were the contemporary poets of Geoffrey Chaucer?
Ans. William Langland and John Gower.
- What is Puritanism?
Ans. A doctrine of the protestant Christians.
- Who is called the father of English poetry?
Ans. Geoffrey Chaucer.
- Give the names of two Anglo-Saxon poems.
Ans. Beowulf and The Seafarer.
- Who was firs translator of Bible?
Ans. John Wycliffe.
- What is “Utopia”?
Ans. A novel by Sir Thomas More.
- What is “The Rape of the Lock”?
Ans. A mock-epic poem by Alexander Pope.
- What is Oxford Movement?
Ans. A religious movement of the Victorian Age.
- What is Robinson Crusoe?
Ans. A novel by Daniel Defoe.
- What does ‘feminism’ mean?
Ans. Feminism means the advocacy for the social, political and economic rights of women.
- Who are called Brontes?
Ans. The three sisters – Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte and Anne Bronte.
- What is “A Passage to India”?
Ans. A novel by E. M. Foster.
- When were the political parties “The Whigs” and “The Tories” formed?
Ans. In Restoration Period.
- How does Wordsworth define poetry?
Ans. The spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings recollected in tranquility.
- What is the most popular book of the 17th century?
Ans. “Paradise Lost”.
- Who wrote the first tragedy of English literature “Gorboduc”?
Ans. Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville.
- Who were the major poets of Victorian Age?
Ans. Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning and Matthew Arnold.
- What was slogan of French Revolution?
Ans. Liberty, equality and fraternity.
- Name two plays by T. S. Eliot.
Ans. Murder in the Cathedral and The Family Reunion.
- Which age is called the golden age of English literature?
Ans. Elizabethan Age.
- What is Pantheism?
Ans. A belief that God exists in nature.
- What is Dramatic Monologue?
Ans. A kind of poem in which a speaker talks about his crisis in front of a silent listener or listeners.
- What is Lampoon?
Ans. A kind of personal satire.
- What do you mean by Heroic Couplet?
Ans. Rhyming pair of lines in iambic pentameter.
- What is modernism?
Ans. Modernism means a doctrine of reflecting new and changed tendencies of society, politics, technology, science and religion.
- What is humanism?
Ans. A set of ethics about how people should live and act.
- Who is called the poet of poets?
Ans. Edmund Spenser.
- What is “Troilus and Criseyde”?
Ans. A poem by Geoffrey Chaucer.
- Who are Cavalier poets?
Ans. A group of poets who supported King Charles – 1.
- What is Black Death?
Ans. The outbreak of plague in which one third of the world’s population died.
- Who are the dominant poets of Modern Age?
Ans. T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats and W. H. Auden.
- Who is the founder of Abbey Theatre?
Ans. W. B. Yeats, Isabella Augusta and Lady Gregory.
- Who are called lake poets?
Ans. William Wordsworth and S. T. Coleridge.
- What is Renaissance?
Ans. Rebirth or regeneration or revival of learning.
- Name two important poems of T. S. Eliot?
Ans. The Waste Land and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
- What is ‘Hyperion’?
Ans. A narrative poem John Keats.
- What is the earliest literary work of Old English Period?
- What is interlude?
Ans. Beginning speech of a play.
- What is Victorian Compromise?
Ans. A compromise primely between science and religion.
- What is Anglo-Saxon Chronicle?
Ans. First remarkable stage of English Prose.
- What is Abbey Theatre?
Ans. National Theatre of Ireland.
- Who are the leading modern novelists?
Ans. James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence.
- Who is called the father of English prose?
Ans. Francis Bacon.
- Who popularized comedy of manners?
Ans. William Congreve.
- Who is poet of dream?
Ans. S. T. Coleridge.