Introduction to Drama for NU 2nd Year Part- A Brief 2021

Introduction to Drama for NU 2nd Year Part- A Brief 2021

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  1. 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?

Ans. Beowulf.

  • 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.

Ruhul Amin
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This is Ruhul Amin, working and researching for English literature to make it discovered and available to the world.

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