This Bible, named for the two cities in which its translators worked, was the Roman
Churchs most accurate translation of the Latin Vulgate [Jeromes Bible] that medieval and
renaissance Christians would have known. It is time to read cru
Restoration, 18th Century, and Drydens An Essay of Dramatic Poesy Quiz ENGL-2322_
Choose the answer that lists the dominant modes and forms of literary expression popular
during the Restoration and the eighteenth century.
essay; heroic couplet; satir
literacy, the ability to read and write a language.
orality, the literary quality of texts written to be read or sung aloud. Middle
and Early Modern English literature was almost entirely intended for oral
performance of the text, In practica
Ambrose Bierce was a celebrated journalist, storyteller and, above all, cynic. Bierce had a barbed
wit, and he often used it to kick American culture square in the teeth. In 1911, he published The
Devils Dictionary, a partial lexicon that sardonically red
Bede, Ecclesiastical History of England (excerpt from Caedmon's Hymn) Quiz
1) Who was Caedmon, who was Bede, and why would Bede think it was unusual that Caedmon
composed a hymn?
2) The language and structure of Caedmon's poem in Anglo-Saxon or Old Englis
1) Who does the poet name as Grendels ancestor?
2) Kinship relations are crucial in the world of Beowulf. The beginning of the poem establishes
Hrothgars lineage. Which of these answers
Hall of Records
BY PETER SPAGNUOLO
Theres a clever thing, stabs at her hand
on every corner now, revising the screed.
Watch her huff at the tiny screens that send
her chimpish copy up the line, to speed
the raising of the giddy, pixelled hall: