Restoration and 18th Century
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Which of the following is not a common feature of neoclassical poetry?
Imitation of classical forms and allusion to mythology
An effort to represent human nature
Use of the rhymed couplet
Why didn't Alexander Pope attend an English university?
He lived in Italy until the age of 27
Asthma, headaches, and spinal deformity made him an invalid
He was a Catholic, and therefore forbidden from attending
He just wasn't bright enough
In the late seventeenth century, a "battle of the books" erupted between which two groups?
abolitionists and enthusiasts for slavery
round-earthers and flat-earthers
the Welsh and the Scots
champions of ancient and modern learning
Which poet, critic and translator brought England a modern literature between 1660 and 1700?
What name is given to the English literary period that emulated the Rome of Virgil, Horace, and Ovid?
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