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What's the difference between a lyric and a ballad?
A lyric is associated with song, it's pastoral and self-conscious. Ballads are more public and narrative.
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Where is Rime of the Ancient Mariner moved to?
It was the first poem but in the second edition it was moved to the back
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Which critic would not regard it as poetry and why?
Charles Burney could not regard it as poetry because it was the language and conversation of lower classes.
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Who said Lyrical Ballads was experimental?
William Hazlitt
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How many editions were there of Lyrical Ballads?
3. 1798 was publishes anonymously. 1800, Wordsworth added more poems.1802, Lyrical Ballads with Pastoral and other poems in two volumes.
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What was William Blake's career?
He was a print maker.
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What is different about Songs of Innocence and Experience?
They're are many illustrations. The poems are meant to be seen as well as heard
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What did Byron's wife do after he left her?
Started rumours that there is something in his past that she could use against him.
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What was Byron obsessed with?
How he looked, what ever people thought of him, diets etc.
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What other rumours were there about Byron?
That he was sleeping with his half-sister.
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What doesn't Byron like about Wordsworth?
His egotism and being too focussed on himself.
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Who else doesn't Byron like?
Southey, he says he makes the things he writes about sound higher than they are.
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What was a Byronic hero?
An obsessive love for an individual woman.
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What structure does Byron use in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage?
The spensarian stanza
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What form does Byron use in Don Juan?
Octavia Rima.
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How many cantos is Don Juan?
Byron makes it to 17 stanzas before his death. Infinished.
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What is different about Byron's Don Juan to the legend?
In the legend, Don Juan is a womaniser. In this he's a victim of feminine lust.
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Who was Ann Yearsley's patron and why did they fall out?
Hannah More, because of a trust fund. They end up in competition.
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What is a Bluestocking?
An intelligent prominent woman in society in the late 18th century.
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What structure does Ann Yearsley use?
Blank verse. Iambic pentameter and no rhyme. Influenced by Milton.
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How many copies of Robert Bloomfields 'Farmer's Boy' were sold at first?
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What was John Clare bad at?
Spelling, diction, grammar and remembering things so he always wrote things down.
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Who was Clare's publisher?
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Why did Clare experience a sense of dislocation?
He moved house and suddenly everything felt different to him.
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Where did Clare think the end of the world was?
At the horizon's edge. He went on a journey but got lost so returned home after a day.
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What happened after Clare was sent to an asylum?
He escaped by foot and walked for 4 days. He made it hoping he would be reunited with Mary, his childhood sweetheart.
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Who did Clare think he was?
He thought he was Byron, he even wrote versions of his poems.
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Why is Keats mocked?
He is of lower class than other wirters, he doesn't know Greek or Latin
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Who was Keats's publisher?
James Hessey
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Who did Keats have sonnet competitions with?
Leigh Hunt
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When and how did Shelley die?
Died in 1822 by drowning.
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Who did Shelley have poetry competitions with?
Byron and Horace Smith
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Who published a dissertation on Fingal when it was published?
Hugh Blair
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What is the follow up to Fingal called?
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How many books are there of Ossian?
6 books which are accompanied by 16 lyrical and dramatic pieces.
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Who was Ossian?
A 3rd century bard who was the son to Fingal, King of Morran.
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Who is the battle between in Ossian?
Ireland and Scandinavia
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What careers did Walter Scott have before being a novelist?
A lawyer and an Antiquarian.
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Which other novelist did Scott admire?
Jane Austen
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When is the novel set?
60 years before it was published in 1814. States in the title 'Tis 60 Years Since'
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What did Bronte think of Austen?
That she knew nothing about passion
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Who was impressed with Austen's attention to minute detail?
Walter Scott
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When was Ossian published?
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When are the first two Jacobite rebellions?
1st in 1715 and 2nd in 1745.
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What religion were the Jacobites?
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When did the French Revolution begin?
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When were Charlotte Smith's Elegiac Sonnets published?
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What does Shelley publish in 1821
Adonais, after Keats death in the same year.
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Who was part of the Lake School of Poetry?
Coleridge, Southey and Wordsworth
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What year did Hannah More and Ann Yearsley both publish on the slave trade?
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What year does John Clare publish Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery?
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Who said that Southey and Wordsworth try to rewrite themselves in their poetry?
Tim Fulford
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Why is Shelley expelled from Oxford?
For co-writing the Necessity of Atheism in 1811.
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What does Byron publish anonymously in 1819?
Don Juan Cantos 1 & 2.
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What does Francis Jeffrey say about Wordsworth's poetry?
Poetry should elevate you but Wordsworth just brings people down
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What years were Waverley and Emma published?
1814 and 1815.
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What poem of Keats is published in 1818?
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Who reviews Endymion?
John Wilson Croker in the Quarterly Review.
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What year does Byron leave his wife and go to Europe?
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