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When was 'Romeo and Juliet' written? (Date and era)
1595 - Renaissance
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With what era was courtly love associated with?
Medival - (1300 - 1500)
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3 'Romeo and Juliet' quotes
"Siege of loving terms" "Fire sparkling in lovers eyes" "Oh brawling love! Oh loving hate!"
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When was 'Much Ado About Nothing' written? (Date and era)
1599 - Renaissance
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How were women treated in the Renaissance era?
Marriage was seen to create ties between families as women were seen as property
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When was 'Othello' written? (Date and era)
1603 - Renaissance
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When were 'Sonnet 129' and 'Sonnet 130'? (Date and era)
1609
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'Much Ado About Nothing' quote
Beatrice: "Oh on my soul, my cousin is belied"
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'Othello' quote
"Beware my Lord, of jealousy! It is the green eyed monster"
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'Sonnet 129' quote
"Enjoy'd no sooner but despised straight...to shun the heavens that leads men to ths hell"
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3 'Sonnet 130' quotes
"If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head" "The breath that from my mistress reeks" "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun"
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When was 'To His Coy Mistress' written? (Date and era)
Exact date not known 1649-1669 - Civil war and restoration period = Metaphysical poets
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Who wrote 'To His Coy Mistress'?
Andrew Marvell
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4 'To His Coy Mistress' quotes
"Our long loves day" "I would love you before the flood" "My vegetable love should grow" "Times winged chariot"
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Names of some Metaphysical poets
John Donne ('The Flea') and Andrew Marvell ('To His Coy Mistress')
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When was 'The Way of the World' written? (Date and era)
1700 - The turn of the 18th Century (1700-1785)
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Who wrote 'The Way of the World'?
William Congreve
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'The Way of the World' quote
"Shall I kiss your hand upon the contract?"
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When was 'Tom Jones' written? (Date and era)
1749 - The 18th Century
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Who wrote 'Tom Jones'?
Henry Fielding
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3 'Tom Jones' quotes
"Discharged a volley of small charms" "Certain aerial beings" "Weapons now used to captivate the heart"
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When was 'She Was a Phantom of Delight' written? (Date and era)
1804 - The Romantic Period (1785-1830) novels became mor about creating an emotional response
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Who wrote 'She Was a Phantom of Delight'?
William Wordsworth
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3 'She Was a Phantom of Delight' quotes
"To be a moments ornament" "With something of angelic light" "Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles'
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When was 'A Dolls House' written? (Date and era)
1879 - Victorian era (1832-1901)
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The Victorian Era
1832-1901 The British Empire was at its peak and husbands and men were in charge. Many Victorian era works hghlighted the realities of the lower labouring classes
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Who wrote 'A Dolls House'?
Ibsen
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'A Dolls House' quote
"It's incredible what an expensive pet she is for a man to keep"
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When was 'Funeral Blues' written? (Date and era)
1936 - Modernism
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Who wrote 'Funeral Blues'?
W.H. Auden
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'Funeral Blues' quote
"He was my North, my South, my East and West, my working week and Sunday rest"
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When was 'Rebecca' written? (Date and era)
1938 - Modernism
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Who wrote 'Rebecca'?
DuMaurier
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'Rebecca' quote
"Maxim didnt love Rebecca. He had never loved her, never, never, never"
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When was 'Message' written? (Date and era)
1948 - Modernist (1914-1945)/Post Modernist (1950 - present day)
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Who wrote 'Message'?
Wendy Cope
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3 'Message' quotes
"Love is already turing into hate" "Another Kamikaze love affair" "Good old-fashioned men like you are rare"
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When was 'A Streetcar Named Desire' written? (Date and era)
1947 - Modernist (1914-1945)/Post Modernist (1950 - present day)
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Who wrote 'A Streetcar Names Desire'?
Tennessee Williams
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When was 'Far From The Madding Crowd' written? (Date and era)
1874 - Victorian era
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When was 'The Great Gatsby' written? (Date and era)
1925 - Modernism (1914-1945), Roaring 20s - Jazz age alcohol prohibiton, role reversals- women would cut their hair short
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When was 'Enduring Love' written? (Date and era)
1997 - Post Modernism (1950-present day)
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When was 'My Dearest Dust' written? (Date and era)
1641 - Renaissance
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Who wrote 'My Dearest Dust'?
Lady Catherine Dyer
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'My Dearest Dust' quote
"My blood gorws cold...my dearest dust; I come, I come"
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When was 'Bright Star' written? (Date and era)
Romantic movement
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Who wrote 'Broght Star'
John Keates
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'Bright Star' quote
"Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath"
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