ENGL 201 Test 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. John Winthrop deemed the “calling” of women in Colonial New England as attending to “household affairs and such things as belong to women.”
  2. This author did not want his works published because s/he considered them to be private spiritual diary
  3. Examples of writers of the colonial period of American literature include the following: Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards
  4. Edward Taylor authored The General History of VA &  N. England
  5. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. This account was prepared ______
  6. Work described as “the most famous sermon ever preached in English-speaking North America.”
  7. The poem “The Flesh and the Spirit” is a poetic debate between two sisters.
  8. Pastoral is a genre of literature expressing peace, simplicity, and virtues of an innocent, idyllic life.  Another name for term pastoral is
  9. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. This excerpt is from a book that existed only in manuscript for how many years?
  10. In the moneth of Aprill, 1614. with two Ships from London, of a few Marchants, I chanced to arriue in New-England, a parte of Ameryca, at the Ile of Monahiggan, in 43 1/2 of Northerly latitude: our plot was there to take Whales and make tryalls of a Myne of Gold and Copper. This excerpt is from a book authored by __________
  11. In his Of Plimoth Plantation, William Bradford catalogs animals, furs, plants, fruits, minerals, and abundant resources such as building materials.
  12. Unlike Captain John Smith who depicted the New World as a land of opportunity, this author rather portrayed it as a land of spiritual testing.
  13. In the moneth of Aprill, 1614. with two Ships from London, of a few Marchants, I chanced to arriue in New-England, a parte of Ameryca, at the Ile of Monahiggan, in 43 1/2 of Northerly latitude: our plot was there to take Whales and make tryalls of a Myne of Gold and Copper. This excerpt is from a book titled __________
  14. Anne Bradstreet self-published her collection of poetry.
  15. You are reading a poem entitled “The Day of Doom” and you think a Puritan might have written it during the colonial period of American Literature.  The plain style might help you determine that a Puritan indeed wrote it during the colonial period.
  16. Examples of writers of the colonial period of American literature include the following: William Bradford, Anne Bradstreet, and Walt Whitman.
  17. Captain John Smith authored A True Relation…of Virginia (1608)
  18. Which poem by Edward Taylor is developed through a series of legal images that some find significant and interesting?
  19. In his writings, Captain John Smith portrayed English North America as a land of endless bounty.
  20. Evoked fear in his poem, “The Day of Doom,” to warn sinners of God’s impending wrath.
  21. Authored “Contemplations” that, inter alia, thematizes meditative contrasts between antediluvian man versus modern man.
  22. The first permanent settlement in New England was established at Virginia Beach.
  23. Cotton Mather called this author the “American Nehemiah”:
  24. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. It took the author how many years to write the book that this excerpt is taken from?
  25. Writing described as “sensual” and “erotic.”
  26. Which of the following poem by Edward Taylor thematizes God choosing the “elect” and the conflicts the elect go through?
  27. Argues “there is nothing that keeps wicked men …out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God.”
  28. Cotton Mather considered Edward Taylor’s poetry as “grateful entertainments unto the ingenious.”
  29. In his works, Captain John Smith indirectly criticizes idle youth wasting away in England.
  30. Thou ill-form’d offspring of my feeble brain,
    Who after birth didst by my side remain,
    Till snatched from thence by friends, less wise than true,
    Who thee abroad, expos’d to publick view,
    Made thee in raggs, halting to th’ press to trudge,
    Where errors were not lessened (all may judg).
    At thy return my blushing was not small,
    My rambling brat (in print) should mother call,
    This excerpt is from a poem titled __________
  31. Which of the following ancient myth(s) does Captain John Smith appropriate or draw upon to portray a paradisiacal image of the New World?
  32. In his works, Captain John Smith alludes to ancient myths of gardens of joy, eternal life, and riches.
  33. Jonathan Edwards’s sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” was popular during the colonial period.  That reputation, however, has diminished appreciably over the last century.  What possible factor(s) account for this diminished reputation?
  34. John Winthrop disapproved of women giving themselves “wholly to reading and writing.”
  35. Work described as First Native American “best-seller.”
  36. The following is a genre of American literature of the colonial period: sermons
  37. Thou ill-form’d offspring of my feeble brain,
    Who after birth didst by my side remain,
    Till snatched from thence by friends, less wise than true,
    Who thee abroad, expos’d to publick view,
    Made thee in raggs, halting to th’ press to trudge,
    Where errors were not lessened (all may judg).
    At thy return my blushing was not small,
    My rambling brat (in print) should mother call,
    This excerpt suggests that __________
  38. The words secular and obscure adequately describe Literature of the Colonial Period.
  39. 1750 was the year the first English settlement was established.
  40. Pastoral is a genre of literature expressing peace, simplicity, and virtues of an innocent, idyllic life.  Another name for term pastoral is

Set 2

  1. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. This excerpt is from ______
  2. One theme found in the works of Captain John Smith is new lands, new people.
  3. Which of the following poem(s) is/are example(s) of domestic poem(s) by Anne Bradstreet:
  4. Bradford records the Pilgrims’ or Separatists’ experiences and is, therefore, a hagiographer.
  5. In his works, Captain John Smith appropriates ancient stories that blend myth and historical fact and adopts the long tradition of exaggerated exploration reports.
  6. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. This excerpt is from a book that gave account of __________
  7. This writer conceived of himself as a mere “Crumb of dust”:
  8. Authored The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America (1650)
  9. Authored “Contemplations” that, inter alia, thematizes meditative contrasts between antediluvian man versus modern man.
  10. Pastoral is a genre of literature expressing peace, simplicity, and virtues of an innocent, idyllic life.  Another name for term pastoral is
  11. Says “reprobate infants” would be cast into the “easiest room in hell.”
  12. The first part of the narrative, Of Plimoth Plantation, documents the following as the reason(s) the pilgrims left Holland:
  13. From my years young in days of youth,
    God did make known to me this truth,
    And call’d me from my native place
    For to enjoy the means of grace.
    In wilderness he did me guide,
    And in strange lands for me provide,
    In fears and wants, through weal and woe,
    A Pilgrim passed I to and fro.
    This poem was written by_________
  14. In his works, Captain John Smith alludes to ancient myths of gardens of joy, eternal life, and riches.
  15. And first of the occasion and inducements thereunto; the which that I may truly unfould, I must begine at the very roote & rise of the same. The which I shall endevor to manefest in a plaine stile, with singuler regard unto the simple truth in all things, at least as near as my slender judgmente can attaine the same. It took the author how many years to write the book that this excerpt is taken from?
  16. The riches and pleasures of the New World are thematized in the works of Captain John Smith
  17. Sidney used the “Venus and Adonis” stanza form in his poem titled “Arcadia.”
  18. In which of the following poems does Anne Bradstreet show affection not commonly/openly expressed in the Colonial Period?
  19. Thou ill-form’d offspring of my feeble brain,
    Who after birth didst by my side remain,
    Till snatched from thence by friends, less wise than true,
    Who thee abroad, expos’d to publick view,
    Made thee in raggs, halting to th’ press to trudge,
    Where errors were not lessened (all may judg).
    At thy return my blushing was not small,
    My rambling brat (in print) should mother call,
    In this excerpt, the poet or speaker refers to the poem as _________
  20. Example(s) of doctrines of Puritanism and Calvinism thematized in the literature of the colonial include the following:
  21. Literature of the Colonial Period may be defined as a literary record of the period from the founding of Jamestown to the Age of Reason or Revolution.
  22. The Englanders was the name of the group that established the first permanent settlement in New England.
  23. His poetry, such as “God’s Determinations Touching his Elect,” dwells on the elect rather
    than on the damned.
  24. The first permanent English settlement was established at Jamestown.
  25. Examples of writers of the colonial period of American literature include the following: Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards
  26. Therefore lett us choose life, that wee and our seede may live by obeying his voyce and cleaveing to him, for hee is our life and our prosperity. These are the concluding words of ______
  27. Captain John Smith’s report of exploration is described as the first distinctly American writing in English.
  28. Example(s) of doctrines of Puritanism and Calvinism thematized in the literature of the colonial include the following:
  29. In the moneth of Aprill, 1614. with two Ships from London, of a few Marchants, I chanced to arriue in New-England, a parte of Ameryca, at the Ile of Monahiggan, in 43 1/2 of Northerly latitude: our plot was there means:
  30. This poet is perceived as the “greatest” American poet before the 19th century
  31. “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” uses the Ministerial Three Method.
  32. Copy of
  33. In his Of Plimoth Plantation, William Bradford catalogs animals, furs, plants, fruits, minerals, and abundant resources such as building materials.
  34. Examples of writers of the colonial period of American literature include the following: Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor
  35. Captain John Smith’s motives for writing included economic reasons such as employment without taxes and fines; and acquisition of property and wealth;
  36. The meaning of the word “Charity” in John Winthrop’s “A Model of Christian Charity [Love]” is
  37. Therefore lett us choose life, that wee and our seede may live by obeying his voyce and cleaveing to him, for hee is our life and our prosperity. Whose “voice [voice] is referenced in this passage?
  38. Captain John Smith established the Indian Captivity Narrative
  39. Thou ill-form’d offspring of my feeble brain,
    Who after birth didst by my side remain,
    Till snatched from thence by friends, less wise than true,
    Who thee abroad, expos’d to publick view,
    Made thee in raggs, halting to th’ press to trudge,
    Where errors were not lessened (all may judg).
    At thy return my blushing was not small,
    My rambling brat (in print) should mother call,
    This excerpt is from a poem titled __________
  40. You are reading a poem entitled “The Day of Doom” and you think a Puritan might have written it during the colonial period of American Literature.  The plain style might help you determine that a Puritan indeed wrote it during the colonial period.