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GRE Literature: Subject Test Authors And Works

Subjects : gre, literature
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Ovid'S Metamorphoses - basis for Manciple'S tale in Canterbury Tales






2. Gulliver'S Travels - everyone is 6' tall and cruel






3. Gerard Manley Hopkins






4. John Keats






5. Henry Wadsworth Longsfellow






6. Dedication of Shakespeare'S sonnets






7. Alexander Pope






8. George Etherege 'The Man of Mode -' 1676






9. Vladimir Nabokov






10. Winterbourne courts young - flirtatious - nouveau-riche American girl in Europe






11. William Congreve






12. Henry David Thoreau






13. Samuel Butler






14. T.E. Lawrence






15. Ezra Pound






16. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe






17. Daniel Defoe






18. Christopher Marlowe






19. John Donne sermon - 'Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions'






20. Lawrence/Laurence Sterne






21. Rudyard Kipling






22. Sean O'Casey






23. Nathaniel Hawthorne






24. Oscar Wilde






25. Marcel Proust






26. Malcom Lowry






27. Virginia Woolf






28. First line of William Langland'S Piers Plowman






29. Robert Browning






30. Alfred - Lord Tennyson






31. James Boswell






32. John Donne






33. William Blake






34. Mansfield Park






35. Charlotte Bronte






36. Robert Louis Stevenson






37. John Henry - Cardinal Newman






38. 'The Way of the World' by William Congreve - 1700






39. Philip Sidney






40. Kate Chopin






41. Jeffrey Aspern - Modeled after Lord Byron) as long-dead famous poet - biographer is trying to secure some papers from Aspern'S former mistress and homely daughter. Set in Venice.






42. Upton Sinclair






43. Honor de Balzac






44. Rainer Maria Rilke






45. Henry Fielding






46. Opening of Canterbury Tales






47. William Butler Yeats - The Lake Isle of Innisfree






48. Club formed by Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift - dedicated to the ridicule of folly/satire






49. Early English translator of Homer






50. Opening lines of Dryden'S Mae Flecknoe