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When Richard Lovelace was born?

(a) 1610

(b) 1631

(c) 1620

(d) 1618

Question’s Answer: 1618

Richard Lovelace suffered imprisonment

(a) For royal disobedience

(b) Innocently

(c) For blasphemy

(d) Twice

Question’s Answer: Twice

Suckling pass away in

(a) London

(b) VGermany

(c) Tower

(d) Paris

Question’s Answer: Paris

Which poem of Lovelace uses imagery that is as much’ Petrarchan as metaphysical?

(a) “To Althea from Prison”

(b) “The Grasshopper”

(c) “On going to the Wars”

(d)  “Lucasta”

Question’s Answer: “Lucasta”

To whom did Carew pay the tribute as the poet who ‘ruled as he thought

fit/The universal monarchy of wit’?

(a) Crashaw

(b) Herrick

(c) Donne

(d) Henry Vaughan

Question’s Answer: Donne

Carew produced a blend of Jonson’s classical influence and Donne’s metaphysical influence that was appropriate for the ambiance of the Court of St. James.

(a) James I

(b) James II

(c) Charles II

(d) Charles I

Question’s Answer: Charles I

John Suckling was born in which year?

(a) 1609

(b) 1605

(c) 1613

(d) 1610

Question’s Answer: 1609

John Suckling was educated at

(a) Oxford

(b) London

(c) Harvard

(d) Cambridge

Question’s Answer: Cambridge

Robert Herrick served an apprenticeship as a

(a) Oliver Goldsmith

(b) Doctor

(c) Blacksmith

(d) Lawyer

Question’s Answer: Oliver Goldsmith

Robert Herrick turned to the classical lyric for

(a) Inspiration

(b) Entertainment

(c) Consolation

(d) Rejuvenation

Question’s Answer: Inspiration

The happiest expression of Herrick’s powers may be found in his

(a) Love poems

(b) Religious poems

(c) Secular poems

(d) Nature poems

Question’s Answer: Love poems

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