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Section A. Match the proper description(s) with the corresponding...

Section A. Match the proper description(s) with the corresponding text. Note: some texts will require more than one description, but each description will only be used once. (4 points each)

1. Chaucer's "The Pardoner's Tale"__________________________________________________________

2. Chaucer's "The Wife of Bath's Tale" _______________________________________________________

3. Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" ____________________________________________

4. Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" _____________________________________________


5. Beowulf ______________________________________________________________________________


6. Milton's "L'Allegro" ___________________________________________________________________


7. Milton's "Il Penseroso" __________________________________________________________________


8. Swift's "A Modest Proposal" _____________________________________________________________


A. This would be the most appropriate text for Valentine's Day; it is conventionally romantic (lower case "r").


B. Describes a "glass-half-full," optimistic person.


C. The absolute oldest text we have read so far this term; this text is so old that we are not even quite sure exactly who wrote it.


D. A satirical essay written by a famed satirist; intended to criticize governmental greed and corruption.


E. Much like The Odyssey, Dante's Inferno, and Paradise Lost, this text is completely and thoroughly epic.


F. This text would be most proud of the "Women's suffrage" movement. (Hint: Women's suffrage is the right for women to vote in elections.) 


G. Describes a "glass-half-empty," pessimistic person.


H. Written by an individual who is actually better known for his political service rather than his poetry; you are more likely to encounter this individual in a history class versus a literature class.


I. This poem is about love but would likely rolls its eyes at overly-sentimental romantic movies like Titanic.


J. This text is all about hypocrisy; something about something being the root of all something.


K. Chronologically, the "newest" text we read this term; or in other words, this text was written after everything else from the list above.


L. Includes the literary device known as personification

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