one page for the first Question
two pages for the second Question
I.Definitions (75 pts)
Briefly explain/define 5 of the following events, people, and terms. Connect each definition to a text(s) and/or author(s) read for the course. Give specific examples.
1)John Ruskin and Definition of the Greatness of Art and J. M. W. Turners Slave Ship
3)Colonel Herncastle, Druscilla Clack, Godfrey Ablewhite, Ezra Jennings
4)Runaway Slave at Pilgrim Point
5)In Memoriam stanza
6)Condition of England
II.Essay (25 pts)
Write on one of the following topics. Write as much as you need to in order to prove your point or fully explain your understanding.
Compare the role and function of art during the Victorian period as defined by Oscar Wilde and John Ruskin. How are their arguments the same, how are they different?
Discuss one of the following themes/elements of Victorian literature. Make specific mention of at least three texts, at least one of which we must have read prior to the midterm:
1.Beauty as linked with death
2.Private versus public sphere
3.Quest for a hero
4.Faith and doubt
5.Interest in historical and legendary stories from the past, also nostalgia for personal and cultural past
6.Views of love in different Victorian works
7.Development of 19th-century realism in poetry and fiction
8.Links and conflicts between life and art
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