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Test Review.  What were the dates for the Restoration Period?  1660-1798  Who was in reign at the beginning of the Restoration Period?  Charles II.

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2  What were the dates for the Restoration Period?  1660-1798  Who was in reign at the beginning of the Restoration Period?  Charles II  What did the Bill of Rights do for the propertied classes?  Allowed them to rule Parliament through electing Parliamentary officials  What did the Act of Settlement state?  The throne could not be inhabited by a Roman Catholic  What was the Act of Union?  When Scotland and England joined to create the Kingdom of Great Britain

3  What did the Industrial revolution do for this time period? Be specific. Give at least 2 examples.  Technology, Factories, Class Distinctions  What was it called and what year did it take place when 70,000 people died from being bitten by fleas that had sucked rats’ blood?  The Plague of 1665  Give the title of the event when a fire broke out in a bakery and burnt down 13,000 houses and 88 churched in 4 days.  The Great Fire of 1666  What object did King Louis XIV introduce?  Wig

4  Which of the following social problems does Swift's proposal not address?  (A) Poverty  (B) Unemployment  (C) Population  (D) Homosexuality  Who, according to Swift, are the "principle Breeders of the Nations"?  (A) Catholics  (B) Dissenting Protestants  (C) Anglicans  (D) Hindus  What will be the average price of a child, according to Swift's calculations?  (A) Five shillings  (B) Eight shillings  (C) Two pounds  (D) Five pounds

5  At what age does Swift suggest that children should be sold?  (A) At birth  (B) At one year  (C) At five years  (D) At twelve years  Why does the author reject the idea of eating teenagers?  (A) Because they are old enough to feel pain  (B) Because the children might fight back  (C) Because their meat is tough  (D) Because they are more valuable as farm labor  Of the children who will be allowed to survive, what will be the ratio of males to females?  (A) 1:1  (B) 2:1  (C) 1:2  (D) 1:4

6  What does the author suggest can be made out of the skin of the butchered infants?  (A) Sausage casings  (B) Men's hats  (C) Diapers  (D) Ladies' gloves  Who will be the primary consumers of human flesh, according to the proposal?  (A) The rich  (B) Welfare recipients  (C) The old and infirm  (D) Atheists  Where will the meat of babies not be consumed?  (A) In Dublin  (B) In the countryside  (C) In taverns  (D) In England  At what age can a child normally begin a career as a thief?  (A) FourB. SixC. ElevenD. Fifteen

7  What is happening to Gulliver at the beginning of the Lilliput story?  He is tied down and little people are on top of him trying to see what he is and what he looks like.  When the Lilliputs read the rules to Gulliver, why might he find some of the articles not so honorable?  Because he is being made a servant and it is a blow to his pride.  In which voyage was Gulliver a giant?  Voyage to Lilliput  In which voyage was Gulliver tiny?  Voyage to Brodingnag

8  What is this poem about?  Humans being in a state between goodness and baseness.  What does Pope imply in the last line of the poem?  That humans are superior and inferior and are impossible to figure out.  What advice does the speaker offer in the following lines? “Know then thyself, presume not God to scam;/ The proper study of mankind is man”  Know yourself.  What is the human condition compared to in the following line? “Placed on this isthmus of a middle state,/ A being darkly wise, and rudely great:”  Humanity is compared to an isthmus- a narrow strip of land that connects to 2 larger land masses.

9  What characteristic is most prominent in the fox?  Trickery/ Wit  What fault does the raven have?  Vanity  What lesson is learned in this fable?  Don’t be fooled by flattery  What does the fox want from the raven?  Cheese  How does the fox characterize the raven? Give at least 2 characteristics  Beautiful, Eyes are bright, neck is charming  What quality does the fox say the raven lacks?  Sense

10  On Pg 555 what figure of speech does Montagu use when she talks about marriage?  Metaphor…marriage to the lottery  What is Montagu’s reaction to the news that her granddaughter is good at arithmetic?  Please because knowledge of arithmetic is evidence of cognitive thinking  Why does Montagu say that languages out to be called “vehicles of learning” rather than “learning” itself?  Learning languages is a way to communicate and a way to learn more.  Why does Montagu tell her daughter to inform her daughter to hide her learning and knowledge? (2 reasons)  People will be envious and jealous and hate her for it. Also, women were not educated at the time.  Besides being taught to read books, what else does Montagu expect her granddaughter to learn?  Sewing, needle work, drawing

11  What is Pepys political stance?  Supporter of the restoration of the monarchy.  Where was the Coronation held?  Westminister Abby  When does the Coronation happen?  4:00 am  Why would some Londoners stay at home “till the very fire touched them”?  Many were poor and had no place to go and no possessions to save. Some may have hoped that the fire would have been stopped before it got to them.  How are some people attempting to make money from the fire?  By making carts available to those who are fleeing with their possessions.

12  When Pepys first views the fire burning in the distance, what does he do?  Goes back to bed  When Pepys goes to see the burning city, what does he notice most people doing? (Hint: 3 kinds of people)  Some are trying to fight the fire, some are no attempt to do anything, and others are crowding the streets with all their possessions  When Pepys goes to see the burning city, what does he notice about the pigeons?  They were burned in the fire  What does Pepys compare the fire to that took place during the night on September 2?  He compares the line of fire to an arch or bow

13  What is the difference between a diary and a notebook?  A diary is for keeping a factual account; whereas a notebook is for recording personal impressions.

14  How does Defoe try to make the reader believe that was he is writing is historically accurate?  He tells the skeptics to go talk to the survivors.  What is ironic about Defoe?  He wants to stay away from danger, but he does to look at the burial sites at night.  How is the cloaked man a symbol? What does he symbolize?  Death and the plague that is affecting all the people.  Why was the great pit dug in the churchyard of the parish?  The plague took so many lives that a mass burial site was needed  What reason does the narrator give the sexton for visiting the great pit in the churchyard?  Says it may be an instructing site to him  Why does the initial order of forbidding people to see the pit become more necessary as time passes?  As the plague spread many dying people came to the pit and threw themselves in to await death  How were the plague victims buried?  In masses and thrown in there…not laid

15  What is the rhyme scheme?  ABAB  Is the following alliteration, assonance, allusion, or consonance? “And all the air a solemn stillness holds,”  Alliteration  Is the following alliteration, assonance, allusion, or consonance? “Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight.”  Assonance  What allusions does Gray draw on in his elegy?  Milton, Cromwell, Hampden  At what time of day is the poem set?  Evening

16  What mood is evoked in this poem?  Calm, Serene  In the lines 17-28 what sights, sounds, and feelings, does the speaker say the dead have left behind?  The dead no longer feel the breeze, hear the swallows, rise to the crowing cock, enjoy the fire, or have interaction with their family  What purpose does the speaker hope the elegy will fulfill?  To memorialize common people.


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