四川外语学院成都学院 2008－2009 学年第一学期 《英美文学》期末考试试卷(本)(A) 考试时间： 90 分钟 年级：_ 班级： 姓名： ___________
I. Multiple Choice: from a, b, c or d, choose the best one to complete the statements below. (1×50, 50 points) 1. ----d----- is the first important religious poet in English literature. a. John Donne b. George Herbert c. Caedmon d. Milton 2. The literature of the Anglo-Saxon period falls naturally into two divisions, -------a--- and Christian. a. Pagan b. Roman c. French d. Danish 3. “--------a--” is the oldest poem in the English language, and also the surviving epic in the English language. a. Beowulf b. Sir Gawain and Green Knight c. The Canterbury Tales d. Hamlet 4. Fielding has been regarded by some as the “------b----” for his contribution to the establishment of the form of the modern novel. a. Best Writer of English Novel b. Father of English Novel c. Father of English Poetry d. Father of English Essay 5. All of the following three writers except ------c---- are the most famous dramatists in the Renaissance England. a. Marlowe b. Shakespeare c. Bacon d. Thomas Kyd 6. Byronic Hero was created by Lord Byron in one of his following works -----a----. a. Don Juan b. Ode to the West wind c. She Walks in Beauty d. Daffodils 7. Which play is not Shakespeare’s tragedy? ----b-----a. Othello b. The Merchant of Venice c. Romeo and Juliet d. King Lear 8. The literary form of The Faerie Queen is ------c----. a. lyric poem b. narrative poem c. epic poem d. elegy 9. Which of the following cannot correctly describe the English Enlightenment Movement -----a-----? a. It flourished in France. b. It was a furtherance of the Renaissance. c. Its purpose was to enlighten the whole world. d. It emphasized “reason & order.”
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10. “Blindness, partiality, prejudice and absurdity” in the novel Pride and Prejudice are most likely to be the characteristics of -------a---. a. Elizabeth b. Darcy c. Mrs. Bennet d. Lydia 11. The prevailing form of Medieval English literature is the -----c-----. a. French b. Latin c. romance d. science 12. The story of “------a----” is the culmination of the Arthurian metrical romances. a. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight b. Beowulf c. Piers the Plowman d. The Canterbury 13. Chaucer, the ‘father of English poetry’ and one of the greatest ------c---- poets of England, was born in London about 1340, and was the first to be buried in the Poet’s Corner of Westminster Abbey. a. lyrical b. blank verse c. narrative d. ballad 14. Which kind of metrical form was adopted by Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales? b a. London dialect b. Heroic Couplet c. sonnet d. elegy 15. Generally speaking, Chaucer’s works fall into three main groups corresponding roughly to the three periods of his adult life. Which period is wrong? d a. The period of French influence (1359-1372) b. The period of Italian influence (1372-1386) c. The period of English influence (1386-1400) d. The period of American influence (1371-1382) 16. --------- was the first to introduce the sonnet into English literature. a a. Thomas Wyatt b. William Shakespeare c. Philip Sidney d. Thomas Campion 17. The epoch of Renaissance witnessed a particular development of English drama. It was ------c---- who made blank verse the principal vehicle of expression in drama. a. Edmund Spenser b. Thomas Lodge c. Christopher Marlowe d. Thomas More 18. Absolute monarchy in England reached its summit during the reign of Queen ------b----. a. Mary b. Elizabeth c. Victoria d. William 19. English Renaissance Period was an age of ------b----. a. prose and novel b. poetry and drama c. essays and journals d. ballads and songs 20. From the following, choose the one that is not Francis Bacon’s work. -------d--a. The Advancement of Learning b. Essays c. Maxims of the Law d. Othello 21. English Renaissance Period was not an age of prose,
but Thomas More wrote his famous prose work --d--------. a. Of Studies b. Robinson Crusoe c. Gulliver’s Travels d. Utopia 22. Which play is not Shakespeare’s comedy? -----c---a. A Midsummer Night’s Dream b. The Merchant of
Venice c. Romeo and Juliet
d. As You Like It
23. -------d---, considered John Milton’s masterpiece, vividly tells the story of Satan’s rebellion against God and his tempting of Adam and Eve to eat the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge. a. Paradise Regained b. Bible c. The Pilgrim’s Progress d. Paradise Lost 24. ------b---- was a progressive intellectual movement th throughout Western Europe in the 18 century. a. The Renaissance b. The Enlightenment c. The Religious Reformation d. The Chartist Movement 25. In the last 20 years of the 18th century, England produces two great pre-romantic poets. They were -------d---. a. Johnson and Blake b. Grey and Young c. Pope and Goldsmith d. Blake and Burns 26. The 18th-century witnessed that in England there appeared two political parties, ----a------, which were satirized by Swift in his Gulliver’s Travels. a. The Whigs and the Tories b. The senate and the House of Representatives c. The upper House and lower House d. The House of Lords and theth House of Commons 27. The critical realism in 19 -century England has been considered as the 3rd important literary achievement after the ancient Greek tragedy and the Renaissance drama. It has some basic characteristics as follows except: ------d--a. Truthful reflection of the society with superb artistic style b. Violent exposure and criticism with profound humanism c. Harmonious unity between the characters and situation d. The use of simple and common language 28. The Romantic Age began with the publication of Lyrical Ballads, which was written by ----d------. a. William Wordsworth b. Samuel Johnson c. Samuel Taylor Coleridge d. Wordsworth
and Coleridge 29. Which poet did not belong to the Lakers? d a. Coleridge b. Wordsworth c. Southey d. Keats 30. Choose the ode that is not written by Keats. ----a-----a. Ode to the West Wind b. Ode to a Nightingale c. To Autumn d. Ode on a Grecian Urn 31. Choose the work that was not written by Jane Austen. -------d--a. Emma b. Sense and Sensibility c. Mansfield Park d. Jane Eyre 32. English critical realism found its expression chiefly in the form of -------a---. a. novel b. drama c. poetry d. prose 33. Which of the following writers did not belong to English critical realists? c a. Charles Dickens b. Charlotte Bronte c. Daniel Defoe d. W. M. Thackeray 34. Dickens’s David Copperfield is often regarded as the semi-autobiography of the writer in which the early life of the hero is largely based on the author’s early life, while his -----d---- is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. a. Oliver Twist b. Great Expectations c. Hard Times d. A Tale of Two Cities 35. The sub-title of Vanity Fair is ‘------c----’. a. A Pure Woman Faithfully Portrayed b. The Spirit
subject matters to express as follows except -------b---. a. pours a great deal of her own experience b. criticizes the American bourgeois system of education c. shows that true love is the foundation of marriage d. shows that women should have equal rights with men 37. James Joyce was one of the foremost writers of -------c-- novels. a. critical realist b. Gothic c. stream of consciousness d. romantic historical 38. The first English essayist Francis Bacon composed, during his lifetime, numerous prose work, and -----a---is unmistakably among the most eloquent and elegant essays produced in English Renaissance. a. Of Studies b. Ode to the West Wind c. The Tiger d. Don Juan 39. Among the following 20th-century Irish writers, who is the spokesman for the school of “Art for Art’s Sake”? -------b--a. Bernard Shaw b. Oscar Wilde c. James Joyce d. W. B. Yeats
and the Flesh c. A Novel Without a Hero d. Sense and Sensibility 36. In the novel Jane Eyre, Charlotte has some basic
40. Wordsworth believes that ----a------ can inspires poetry, and it is his nurse, guide, guardian and anchor of his thoughts. a. nature b. God c. love d. wealth 41. Although writing from different points of view and with different techniques, writers in the Victorian Period shared one thing in common, that is, they were all concerned about ------c----. a. the love story of the rich b. the future of their country c. the fate of common people d. the love-making of the middle class people 42. -------b--- lays the foundation for modern science with his insistence on scientific way of thinking and fresh observation rather than authority as a basis for obtaining knowledge. a. Charles Dickens b. Francis Bacon c. Thomas Hardy d. Thomas More 43. The following comments on Daniel Defoe are true except ----b-----. a. Robinson Crusoe is his first novel. b. He is a member of the upper class. c. Robinson Crusoe is universally considered his masterpiece. d. He embarked on a new career—the writing of novel—when he was 60. 44. The term “metaphysical poetry” is commonly used to name the work of the 17th-century writers who wrote under the influence of ------a----. a. John Donne b. John Keats c. John Milton d. John Bunyan 45. The cradle of the Renaissance is ------c----. a. Germany b. England c. Italy d. France 46. The middle of the 18th century was predominated by a newly rising literary form that is the modern English --------b--, which gives a realistic presentation of life of the common English people. a. prose b. novel c. tragicomedy d. drama 47. Which of the following writings did Wordsworth not create? ------c--a. I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud b. The Solitary d. The Prelude 48. Which of the following writings is not the work by Dickens? c a. A Tale of Two Cities b. Hard Times c. Sons and Lovers d. Oliver Twist 49. The Victorian Age was largely an age of ------d----, eminently represented by Dickens and Thackeray.
Reaper c. The Chimney Sweeper
a. poetry b. drama c. essay d. novel 50. The 23-year-old Austen composed three novels, and among them, First Impressions was early version of --a------. a. Pride & Prejudice b. Sense & Sensibility c. Emma d. Northanger Abbey Ⅱ. Reading Comprehension: read the following selected parts carefully, and give the best answer to the relevant questions. (0.5×50, 25 points) Part 1 Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimmed, And every fair from fair sometime declines, By chance, or nature's changing course untrimmed: But thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st, Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade, When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st, So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. Questions: 51. This is one of Shakespeare’s best known ------a----. a. sonnets b. ballads c. songs 52. It runs in iambic pentameter rhymed ------b----. a. abba abba cdcd cd b. abab cdcd efef gg 53. The 14 lines include three quatrains together with the last two lines as -----b----- which completes the sense of the lines above. a. prelude b. couplet c. epigraph 54. The theme of this poem is ------a----. a. love b. friendship c. immortality of arts Part 2 I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. Questions: 55. This is the first two stanza of a poem that is written by ----b----. a. Byron b. Wordsworth c. Keats 56. The title of the poem is ----b------. a. To Autumn b. I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
c. The Solitary Reaper 57. The poem’s theme is about ----a------. a. beauty of nature b. country life c. love 58. The poet adopts one kind of figure of speech: -------a--- to describe the flowers in the poem. a. personification b. alliteration c. conceit 59. The rhyme scheme in each stanza is -------b---. a. ababab b. ababcc c. abcdcd
Part 3 IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighborhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters. Questions: 60. This passage is the opening of a novel entitled -------b---. a. Sense and Sensibility b. Pride and Prejudice c. Jane Eyre 61. The writer of the novel is the first famous woman novelist—-----c----. a. George Eliot b. Charlotte Bronte c. Jane Austen 62. The story in this novel is based on the lovemaking of the young people in the ---a---families in 18th-century England. a. upper-middle-class b. aristocratic c. royal
That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now: Frà Pandolf's hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. Will 't please you sit and look at her? I said 'Frà Pandolf' by design, for never read Strangers like you that pictured countenance, Questions: 63. These lines are quoted from the poem entitled----b---. a. Song b. My Last Duchess c. When We Two
64. It was composed by the outstanding poet --a-----. a. Robert Browning b. Lord Byron c. William Wordsworth 65. In the famous piece, the form of ---b---- is skillfully employed. a. ballad b. dramatic monologue c. blank verse Part 5 GO and catch a falling star, Get with child a mandrake root, Tell me where all past years are, Or who cleft the devil's foot, Teach me to hear mermaids singing, Or to keep off envy's stinging, And find What wind Serves to advance an honest mind.
If thou be'st born to strange sights, Things invisible to see, Ride ten thousand days and nights, Till age snow white hairs on thee, Thou, when thou return'st, wilt tell me, All strange wonders that befell thee, And swear, No where Lives a woman true and fair. Questions: 66. These are the first 2 stanzas of the poem written by -----b-- in 17th-century England. a. John Milton b. John Donne c. John Bunyan 67. The poet is the most outstanding figure of the poetic school of “---b----” during this period. a. Graveyard Poets b. Metaphysical Poets c. Romantic poets 68. He was appointed by King James I in 1621 as the dean of ---b---- and he held this post till his
last day. a. Westminster Abbey b. St. Paul Cathedral c. Canterbury Cathedral 69. Besides his unique love poetry, he is also famous for his religious ----a---. a. poetry b. sermons c. plays 70. This group of poets prefers to use an elaborate and surprising figure of speech, ---a----, to express ideas in a sharp and harsh manner, by comparing two very dissimilar things. a. conceit b. similar c. alliteration Part 6 "I tell you I must go!" I retorted, roused to something like passion. "Do you think I can stay to become nothing to you? Do you think I am an automaton?--a machine without feelings? and can bear to have my morsel of bread snatched from my lips, and my drop of living water dashed from my cup? Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong!--I have as much soul as you,--and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you. I am not talking to you now through the medium of custom, conventionalities, nor even of mortal flesh;--it is my spirit that addresses your spirit; just as if both had passed through the grave, and we stood at God's feet, equal,--as we are!" Questions: 71. This passage is taken from the novel “---c----”. a. Emma b. Wuthering Heights c.
The author of the work is --c-----. a. Jane Austen b. Emily Bronte c. Charlotte Bronte 73. The speaker in the passage is --c-----. a. Cathy b. Lydia c. Jane 74. The character is passionately emphasizing the significance of ----b--- between men and women. a. marriage b. equality c. relationship 75. The character is speaking to -----a--. a. Mr. Rochester b. Mr. Bingley c. Mr. Bennet Part 7 `I have been hoping, longing, praying, to make you happy!
I have thought what joy it will be to do it, what an unworthy wife I shall be if I do not! That's what I have felt, Angel!' `I know that.' `I thought, Angel, that you loved me - me, my very self! If it is I you do love, O how can it be that you look and speak so? It frightens me! Having begun to love you, I love you for ever - in all changes, in all disgraces, because you are yourself. I ask no more. Then how can you, O my own husband, stop loving me?' `I repeat, the woman I have been loving is not you.' `But who?' `Another woman in your shape.' Questions: 76. This passage is taken from the novel “----b---”. a. Sons and Lovers b. Tess of the D’Urbervilles c. Jane Eyre 77. The author of the work is --b-----. a. William Thackeray b. Thomas Hardy c. Charles Dickens 78. The female speaker in the passage is ----a----. a. Tess b. Elizabeth c. Jane 79. The novel reveals women’s dreadful life in -----a-England. a.th 19th-century b. 18th-century c.17 -century Part 8 Her only gift was knowing people almost by instinct, she thought, walking on. If you put her in a room with some one, up went her back like a cat’s; or she purred. Devonshire House, Bath House, the house with the china cockatoo, she had seen them all lit up once; and remembered Sylvia, Fred, Sally Seton—such hosts of people; and dancing all night; and the waggons plodding past to market; and driving home across the Park. She remembered once throwing a shilling into the Serpentine. But every one remembered; what she loved was this, here, now, in front of her; the fat lady in the cab. Did it matter then, she asked herself, walking towards Bond Street, did it matter that she must inevitably cease completely; all this must go on without her; did she resent it; or did it not become consoling to believe that death ended absolutely? Questions: 80. This passage is taken from the novel “----b---”. a. Sons and Lovers b. Mrs. Dalloway c. Dubliners 81. The author of the work is ---c----. a. James Joyce b. D. H. Lawrence c. Virginia Woolf
The writer is the representative figure of ----a--novelists in 20th-century England. a. steam-of-consciousness b. critical realism c. aestheticism 83. This passage reveals the inner spiritual world of ----a----. a. Clarissa b. Tess c. Jane Eyre 84. The author of the novel committed suicide by drowning because of -----a---. a. her insanity b. marriage c. poverty Part 9 He was a comely handsome Fellow, perfectly well made; with straight strong Limbs, not too large; tall and well shap'd, and as I reckon, about twenty six Years of Age. He had a very good Countenance, not a fierce and surly Aspect; but seem'd to have something very manly in his Face, and yet he had all the Sweetness and Softness of an European in his Countenance too, especially when he smil'd. His Hair was long and black, not curl'd like Wool; his Forehead very high, and large, and a great Vivacity and sparkling Sharpness in his Eyes. The Colour of his Skin was not quite black, but very tawny; and yet not of an ugly yellow nauseous tawny, as the Brasilians, and Virginians,and other Natives of America are; but of a bright kind of a dun olive Colour, that had in it something very agreeable; tho' not very easy to describe. His Face was round, and plump; his Nose small, not flat like the Negroes, a very good Mouth, thin Lips, and his line Teeth well set, and white as Ivory. Questions: 85. This passage is taken from the novel “-----a----”. a. Robinson Crusoe b. Ulysses c. 86. The author of the work is -----a----. a. Daniel Defoe b. Henry Fielding c. Charles Dickens 87. The writer was the representative figure of realistic novelists in ---b--- century England. th a. 17 b. 18th c. th 19 88. The point of view used in this novel is the ----a-----. a. first-person b. third-person c. second-person 89. The character described in this passage is ------b-- who is saved by the narrator. a. Crusoe b. Friday c. the slave trader
To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, 'tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish'd. To die, to sleep; To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub; Questions: 90. These lines are taken from a famous play named ----a------. a. Hamlet b. King Lear c. Othello 91. The author of the play is ----c------. a. Marlowe b. Wyatt c. Shakespeare 92. In the play these lines are uttered by -----b-----. a. Ophelia b. Hamlet c. Gertrude 93. These lines are written in --b--- which was introduced firstly by Christopher Marlow from French literature. a. ode b. blank verse c. elegy 94. This play is a ----c------. a. comedy b. tragicomedy c. O, my luve is like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; O, my luve is like the melodie That's sweetly played in tune. Questions: 95. This is the first stanza of a poem that is written by a pre-romantic poet ---b--. a. Byron b. Burns c. Keats 96. The poem is written in the form of -----a-----. a. ballad metre b. sonnet c.
97. The “red, red rose” in the poem is a token of -----b----. a. friendship b. love c. happiness 98. The poet was cultivated by ---a----culture. a. Scottish b. English c. Welsh 99. He spent his life among the common people in the countryside and is thus regarded as
a ----b---- poet. a. aristocratic b. peasant c. lake 100. He created a great deal of poems from the resource of the folksong in his homeland. Among them, -----a---- has become a world-famous one. a. Auld Lang Syne b. To a Mouse c.
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III. True or False: if the statement is True, please mark A on the answer sheet; if it is False, please mark B on the answer sheet. (0.5×50, 25 points) 1. Imperialism and the demand for social reform are the two factors that had a large influence on modern English literature. T 2. The slogan of aesthetic literature is “Art for Art’s Sake”. T 3. Modern English novel is a natural product of the Industrial Revolution and a symbol of the growing importance of the English (bourgeoisie) middle class. T 4. Self-acknowledge is one of the major themes of Pride and Prejudice. T 5. Robert Burn’s passionate poem, My Heart's in the Highlands, opens with the lines: “My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, / My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer”. T 6. The central character in a romance is usually a knight. T 7. Many of famous verses by John Keats are crafted in the form of ode. T 8. Walter Scott is called the Father of English Prose. F 9. It is in The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling that Henry Fielding succeeds best in creating “a comic epic in prose”. T 10. In Gulliver’s Travels, Yahoos are the creatures living on Laputa. F 11. In “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning”, John Donne compares the souls of lovers to a pair of compasses. T 12. Bacon’s Essays has been recognized as an important landmark
in the development of English essay. T 13. The most important poet in the Victorian age is Robert Browning. Next to him is Alfred Tennyson. F 14. Popular ballad is an important stream of English medieval literature. Of all the ballads, those of Robin Hood are of paramount importance. T 15. The difficulty of knowing the truth, the connection between thought and action, revenge, and death are all the themes explored in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. T 16. Thomas Gray’s poetry is bone of the bone and flesh of the flesh of the Scottish people. F 17. An elegy is a poem in which the poet mourns the death of a specific person. T 18. Much like Jane, Mr. Bingley in Pride and Prejudice is an amiable and good-tempered person. T 19. Shelley’s most famous lyrics include To a Skylark and The Cloud. T 20. Robert Burns wrote under the influence of Scottish folk traditions and old Scottish poetry. T 21. The literary technique with which authors represent the flow of sensations and ideas is called stream of consciousness. T 22. The end of the 19th century is a period of struggle between Romantic and Realistic trends in literature. F 23. Optimism and positivism are strongly reflected in Hardy’s writings. F 24. Both The Waves and Women in Love are stream-of-consciousness novels. F 25. Thomas Carlyle and Matthew Arnold are famous prose writers in the Victorian period. T 26. Thomas Hardy succeeded Tennyson and George Bernard Shaw as president of the Society of Authors. T 27. In 1850 Wordsworth, who had been poet-laureate after Southey, died; and Tennyson took the laurel. T 28. The title Ulysses has been adopted by two British writers—one is Tennyson the poet in his famous monologue; the other D. H. Laurence in his famous
stream-of-consciousness novel. F 29. The Bronte sisters published their first work—Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell in 1846. T 30. Besides E. M. Foster, Virginia Woolf is also an active member of the “Bloomsbury Group”. T 31. Dubliners—the starting point of Wilde’s writing career — is a collection of sharp realistic sketches about the Dublin life. F 32. The principal writers of the 17th-century English Gothic novel included Horace Walpole — author of The Castle of Otranto, and Ann Radcliffe — author of The Mysteries of Udolpho. F 33. Wilde’s most excellent success was as a writer of novels, esp. in The Portrait of Dorian Gray. F 34. Jane Eyre, the masterpiece of Charlotte Bronte and an immediate success in her time, has been dedicated to Thackeray—the author of Vanity Fair. T 35. Because of the reception of Tess and Jude, Hardy turned with relief to the writing of experimental lyrical poetry in 1896. F 36. George Eliot, pseudonym of Mary Ann or Marian Evans, was one of the best 19th-century English novelists, whose best-known works are Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, and Silas Marner. T 37. Sir Walter Scott, the author of Waverley and Rob Roy, was the first major historical novelist. T 38. The hero of the poem, Don Juan, was the first example of what came to be known as the Byronic hero. T 39. Mrs. Browning is most famous for her Sonnets from the Portuguese as well as Aurora Leigh. T 40. John Galsworthy, the first serious British writer on sex, was equally prolific as a dramatist who for many years rivaled Bernard Shaw. F 41. Charles Dickens was the first to gain fame and popularity before other prominent Victorian novelists, including Thackeray, George Eliot and Emily Bronte. T 42. The central figure in Vanity Fair is Rebecca Sharp who
is simple-hearted and na?ve. F 43. John Bunyan—the author of Paradise Lost—is the representative writer of prose in 17th-century England. F 44. Tales from Shakespeare written by Charles and Mary Lamb is a guidance book for the Shakespeare-lovers in the world. T 45. An Ideal Husband is one of G. Bernard Shaw’s famous comedies. F 46. The Gothic novel in the British Enlightenment is also known as “a novel of horrors”. T 47. Rivals and The School for Scandal by Sheridan, along with She Stoops to Conquer by Goldsmith, are the only plays of the 20th-century that have been kept alive upon the modern stage. F 48. The story of Hamlet takes place in Denmark. T 49. Symbolism has been applied in Blake’s representative poem—The Tiger. T 50. Laurence Sterne was the most outstanding figure of English sentimentalism, a new literary tendency of the middle 18th century. T