English Literature 19th and 20th century poets quiz

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Hello, this is an English Literature quiz, mainly based on the 19th and the 20th century poets.

  • 1
    A famous 19th century Eglish poet had separated his collections into the 'Songs of Innocence' and the 'Songs of Experience'.Who was he?
  • 2
    Along with Wordsworth, who was the other poet who published 'The Prelude' and 'Lyrical Ballads'?
  • 3
    What was the name of the beloved of W. B. Yeats who inspired some of his best poems like 'Broken Dreams' and 'He Wishes for The Cloths of Heaven'?

  • 4
    Poet D.H. Lawrence was very famous for a particular type of verse-form. What was it?
  • 5
    Poet W.H. Auden had remarked about a poet, that he had 'hawk's vision' and he was able 'To see the individual life related not only to the local social life of its time, but to the whole of human history.....gives one both humility and self-confidence. 'A famous collection of this particular poet is 'Wessex Poems". Who is this poet?
  • 6
    Who was the American poet whom Ted Hughes had married, but she later committed suicide by asphyxiation?

  • 7
    Who has written the poems 'Dockery and Son' and 'Poetry of Departures'?
  • 8
    Poet W.B. Yeats had written a poem called 'A Coat'. In the poem, the richly embroidered 'coat' is actually a metaphor for something much deeper he wishes to say. What is it that he wishes to express?
  • 9
    The poem 'Mariana' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson was inspired by a work of Shakespeare. Which is that play?
  • 10
    What is the main theme of Wordsworth's poem, 'Nutting'?

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