1.__________split with Henry VIII, and then was imprisoned for the so called guilty of treason and beheaded.
2.Among the great Middle English poets, Geoffrey Chaucer is known for his production of ___.
B.Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
D.The Canterbury Tales
3.Alfred the Great is the king of__________.
4.____ had supplied Shakespeare with the material for Julius Caesar.
A.Lives of Greek and Roan Heroes
B.Miscellany of Songs and Sonnets
D.History of the World
5.In his lifetime Chaucer served in a great variety of occupations that had impact on the wide range of his writings. Which one is not his career? ____.
6.Chaucer’s earliest work of any length is his _____, a translation of the French Roman de la Rose by Gaillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, which was a love allegory enjoying widespread popularity in the 13th and 14th centuries not only in France but throughout Europe.
A.The Romaunt of the Rose
B.“A Red, Red Rose”
C.The Legend of Good Women
D.The Book of the Duchess
7."What is democracy" points out that "the main political system of Athens in the fifth and sixth centuries B.C. was the assembly of citizens, which was usually composed of 5000 to 6000 members all adult male citizens. It is almost impossible for a citizen's assembly to get a simple majority subject to any legal restrictions, and determine any internal issues. " This shows that the general assembly of citizens_____
A.is the highest authority in Athens
B.guarantees the rights and interests of all residents
C.is not subject to any law
D.has the highest judicial power in Athens
8.In the middle of the 17th century, which country was the richest and the most powerful country in Europe?________
9.Chaucer died on October 25th, 1400, and was buried in ____.
10.To the pilgrims of Christianity, Jewish people and Muslims, __________ is the most holy place for them to fight with each other.
11.The whole work of The Canterbury Tales consists of a prologue and__________tales in__________
12.Which of the following figures was regarded as “ the master of those who know ” by Dante?
13.In the 14th century, the most important writer (poet) is ____ .
14.“A good painter has two chief objects—to paint man and the intention of his soul. The former is easy, the latter hard, for it must be expressedby gestures and the movement of limbs…” Who is the owner of this passage of words.
15._____has been called the summit of the English Renaissance.
16.During the period of Renaissance,the absolute authority of __________ was shakened.
17.________ was called “ the greatest historian that ever lived ” by Macaulay.
18.According to the Medieval Church, meat should not be touched on__________, and on__________everyone went to the church to worship God.
1.________considered the fundamental limitations of the “old”materialism.
2._________are the features of Delacroix's art
A.lavish in colour
B.grand in conception
C.meticulous in description
D.exuberant in composition
3.What are the major reasons of the rise and development of American realism?
A.The rise and development of American literary realism was the inexorable product
B.of the change in Amerian politics and economics development
C.The development of the far west between the Mississippi and the Pacific
D.The scientific progress gave multi-faceted influnced upon American literature
E.It was the product of opposing “genteelism” , advocating eminent family and elegance
4._______were satisfied with abstract thinking, appeals tosensuous contemplation.
5.________ are writers appeared during the second wave of romantic writers in Germany.
1.The winner of the Crusades is the Christian pilgrims, and they also took control of the city of Palestine finally during the Middle Ages.
2.Church was not just a place of worship, but also the center of business and communication