Sample Test Questions for Final Exam (Fall 2013)
Part I. Define the following terms:
Part II. Short-answer questions:
Name the three plays by Christopher Marlowe which portray heroes who passionately seek power—the power of rule, the power of money, and the power of knowledge, respectively.
Give four tragedies by William Shakespeare.
What are the major critical principles Philip Sidney expounded in “Defence of Poesy”? Explain.
Part III. Essay question:
Write an analysis of a sixteenth-century sonnet. Consider such elements as structure, diction, imagery, figures of speech and symbols, tone, versification, and the sound of the language, though not all of these are equally important, and you should concentrate on only those aspects that are truly relevant and revealing. The object is to show the means by which the poem achieves its effects—whatever meaning and feeling it conveys.
Part IV. Win extra-points
Write down from your memory Christopher Marlowe’s “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love.”
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