Which is the oldest poem in the English language?
C:The Canterbury Tales
The first christian writer is ______.
答案: 【Caedmon 】
__________ embellish the whole of Beowulf. For example the sea is often “swan’sway” or “whale-path”; a soldier is often a “ shield-hololder or battle-hero” , etc.
The chief form of medieval English literature is ____.
_____ is the father of English poetry.
答案: 【Geoffrey Chaucer】
The sketch of a middle-class woman in Chaucer’s time was vividly reflected in the tale told by ______.
B:the wife of Bath
C:the Oxford scholar
答案: 【the wife of Bath】
_______ began to come in large bands with the deliberate purpose of permanent settlement.
答案: 【Angles ;
______ introduced into English poetry the sonnet form from the Italian.
________ has been chiefly remembered as the first poet to use the English sonnet form.
________ best represented the spirit of the Elizabethan Age.
________, a master of poetic art and great poet in English renaissance, was acclaimed to be the poet’s poet.
_____ is NOT one of the great four comedies of Shakespeare.
B:The Comedy of Errors
C:The Merchant of Venice
D:A Midsummer Night’s Dream
答案: 【The Comedy of Errors】
_______, which has been recognized as an important landmark in the development of English prose.
A:“The Defence of Poetry”
B:The Faerie Queene
C:The Winter’s Tale
_______are great poets in the English Renaissance period.
The third period of Shakespeare’s career includes most of his tragedies and two comedies. With the focus upon the tragic figure Shakespeare dramatizes_____.
A:the weakness or bias of the hero
B:the sharp conflicts between the individual and the evil force in the society
C:the whole world around the hero
D:his pessimistic view towards human life and society
答案: 【the weakness or bias of the hero;
the sharp conflicts between the individual and the evil force in the society;
the whole world around the hero】
Thomas More’s masterpiece is Utopia which tells of a journey to an imaginary island named Utopia, an ideal capitalist society.
Renaissance, in essence, was a historical period in which the European humanist thinkers and scholars made attempts to get rid of conservatism in feudal Europe and introduce new ideas that expressed the interests of the rising bourgeoisie.