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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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1. Langston Hughes






2. Elizabeth Gaskell






3. Philip Sidney






4. Charles Lamb






5. Charles Dickens






6. John Ruskin






7. Thomas Macaulay






8. Rudyard Kipling






9. Miles and Flora seem to be haunted by ghost of their country estate'S former employees - Peter Quint and Miss Jessel. Told by their English governess






10. Gulliver'S Travels - unhappy immortals who wish they could die






11. The legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century






12. T.S. Eliot'S The Waste Land






13. Gerard Manley Hopkins






14. Ann Radcliffe






15. Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth






16. Alfred - Lord Tennyson






17. Milly Theale - an American heiress stricken with a serious disease - and her impact on the people around her (Kate Croy - Merton Densher)






18. Samuel Butler






19. W.E.B. DuBois






20. George Orwell






21. Elizabeth Barrett Browning






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






23. Charlotte Perkins Gilman






24. Aeschylus. Agamemnon - Choephoroe - The Eumenides. About the cursed house of Atreus






25. Chinua Achebe'S retelling of Nigerian independence






26. Samuel Langhorne Clemens






27. Last paragraph of James Joyce'S 'The Dead' from Dubliners






28. Henry Wadsworth Longsfellow






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






30. Arthur Rimbaud






31. William Butler Yeats - The Lake Isle of Innisfree






32. Ovid'S Metamorphoses - basis for Romeo and Juliet - play in Midsummer Night'S Dream






33. Last lines of Walt Whitman'S 'Song of Myself'






34. Upton Sinclair






35. Matthew Arnold'S Culture and Anarchy (sweetness and light originally coined by Jonathan Swift'S Battle of the Books)






36. Lord Byron






37. George Eliot






38. Gulliver'S Travels - flying island where practical projects neglected and impractical projects pursued






39. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe






40. Vladimir Nabokov






41. Charlotte Bronte






42. John Gower - 1390 - treatment of a suffering lover






43. Northanger Abbey






44. William Dean Howells






45. Andrew Marvell






46. Ernest Hemingway






47. F. Scott Fitzgerald






48. William Makepeace Thackeray






49. Oscar Wilde - 'Ballad of Reading Goal' (written as Sebastian Melmoth)






50. D.H. Lawrence