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






2. Sense and Sensibility






3. Richard Wright






4. Samuel Beckett






5. John Fenimore Cooper






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






7. Mark Twain






8. John Keats






9. Herman Melville






10. T.E. Lawrence






11. Lord Byron






12. Christopher Marlowe






13. Charles Dickens






14. Rainer Maria Rilke






15. Anthony Trollope






16. First line of The Iliad






17. Alexander Pope'S The Rape of the Lock - 1717






18. Walt Whitman - 'Song of Myself'






19. Kate Chopin






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






21. Nadine Gordimer






22. George Bernard Shaw






23. Edith Wharton






24. Honor de Balzac






25. Nathaniel Hawthorne






26. George Meredith






27. Richard Sheridan 'The School for Scandal' 1777






28. Chinua Achebe'S retelling of Nigerian independence






29. Daniel Defoe






30. Countee Cullen






31. Charlotte Bronte






32. Upton Sinclair






33. Algernon Charles Swinburne






34. Eugene O'Neill






35. Eric Arthur Blair






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






37. William Carlos Williams






38. John Skelton






39. Henry James






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






41. Matthew Arnold






42. First Englishwoman to publish a substantial volume of original poems (1611)






43. John Ruskin in Modern Painters






44. Alexander Pope






45. Ernest Hemingway






46. Dylan Thomas






47. John Stuart Mill






48. Gulliver'S Travels - intelligent - clean-living horses






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






50. Anonymous author of Cleanness and Patience - Pearl