Literary Terms - 1 (Unit 5)
Refer to M H Abram's A Glossary of Literary Terms (Google Classroom Quiz)
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6. ________ criticism, concerns itself with the discussion of particular works and writers; in an applied critique, the theoretical principles controlling the mode of the analysis, interpretation, and evaluation are often left implicit, or brought in only as the occasion demands.
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11. ____ criticism views the literary work as an imitation, or reflection,or representation of the world and human life, and the primary criterion applied to a work is the "truth" of its representation to the subject matter that it represents, or should represent
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9. About which sort of criticism William Hazlitt said this in his essay "On Genius and Common Sense" (1824): "You decide from feeling,and not from reason; that is, from the impression of a number of things on the mind . . . though you may not be able to analyze or account for it in the several particulars."
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4. Match the most influential theoretical critics with their countries
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Greece
Rome
France
Germany
England
America
Longinus
Horace
Boileau & Sainte-Beuve
Goethe
S Johnson, Coleridge, M Arnold
Poe and Emerson
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5. Match landmarks of theoretical criticism in the first half of 20th century with their writers
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Principals of Literary Criticism (1924)
The Philosophy of Literary Form (1941)
Mimesis *1946)
Critics and Criticism (1952)
Anatomy of Criticism (1957)
I A Richards
Kenneth Burke
Eric Auerbach
R.S. Crane
Northrop Frye
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16. Match the works with the literary theorists
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M H Abrams
Rene Wellek and Austin Warren
David Lodge
Jonathan Culler
The Mirror and the Lamp
Theory of Literature
Modern Criticism and Theory
Structuralist Poetics
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2. ________ criticism proposes an explicit theory of literature, in the sense of general principles, together with a set of terms, distinctions, and categories, to be applied to identifying and analyzing works of literature, as well as the criteria (the standards, or norms) by which these works and their writers are to be evaluated.
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3. The earliest, and enduringly important, treatise of theoretical criticism was _____
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12. ____ criticism views the work as something which is constructed in order to achieve certain effects on the audience (effects such as aesthetic pleasure, instruction, or kinds of emotion), and it tends to judge the value of the work according to its success in achieving that aim
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8. ________ criticism attempts to represent in words the felt qualities of a particular passage or work, and to express the responses (the "impression")that the work directly evokes from the critic.
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17. The tradition in Greek drama wherein 'divine intervention to resolve crisis in plot' was played is known as _____
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10. _______ criticism, attempts not merely to communicate,but to analyze and explain the effects of a work by reference to its subject,organization, techniques, and style, and to base the critic's individual judgments on specified criteria of literary excellence.
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1. _______, is the overall term for studies concerned with defining, classifying, analyzing, interpreting, and
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7. Match the notable works of Practical criticism with the critics
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Lives of the English Poets
An Essay
Bipgraphia Literaria (chapters on Wordsworth and Shakespeare)
Essay in Criticism
Practical Criticism
Selected Essays
Samuel Johnson
Dryden
Coleridge
Matthew Arnold
I A Richards
T S Eliot
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15. _____ criticism deals with a work of literature as something which stands free from what is often called "extrinsic" relations to the poet, or to the audience, or to the environing world
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13. The _____ approach has also been adopted by some structuralists who analyze a literary text as a systematic play of codes which effect the interpretative responses of the reader
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14. _____ criticism treats a literary work primarily in relation to its author. It defines poetry as an expression, or overflow, or utterance of feelings, or as the product of the poet's imagination operating on his or her perceptions, thoughts, and feelings; it tends to judge the work by its sincerity, or its adequacy to the poet's individual vision or state of mind; and it often seeks in the work evidences of the particular temperament and experiences of the author who, consciously or unconsciously,has revealed himself or herself in it.
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