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Romantic poets would have enjoyed, agreed with, and perhaps written about which of the following figures as depicted?
Goethe's Faust in Faust, who is sinful because he attempts to exceed the bounds of human knowledge by making a pact with the devil but is nonetheless redeemed in his striving to break free of the bounds of mortality
Icarus, who is killed in attempting to fly because only Gods have the power to fly and mortals must be taught the limitations of human existence
Prometheus, who succeeds in stealing fire from the Gods and thereby surpasses the limitations placed on humans by the Gods
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In which Dickens novel does Pip appear?
A Tale of Two Cities
The Pickwick Papers
Which philosopher had a particular influence on Coleridge?
John Dryden wrote "Absalom and Achitophel." Who was Achitophel, historically speaking?
King David's son
A Judge of Israel
Bathsheba's first husband
In which work do you read: "My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!"?
The Man of Feeling
Song to Aella
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