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                                Exam Review: Magic Square #1: Authors
Directions: Read each description and determine the writer to whom it refers. Place the number of that author (from your
study guide) in the corresponding grid of the Magic Square. When you are done, the sum of the grids in each row, the sum
of the grids in each column, and the sum of the grids in each diagonal should be the same.

A.           B.            C.           D.            E.               A. A paragon of British metaphysicals and a former
                                                                           Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, this poet
                                                                           often mixed sexual and spiritual themes.
                                                                       B. Perhaps the most influential author of the 20th
F.            G.             H.           I.            J.                 century, this Irish Modernist perfected stream of
                                                                           consciousness and free indirect discourse.
                                                                       C. A well-known Romantic novelist, this author was
K.            L.             M.           N.            O.                 married to an equally well-known Second Generation
                                                                           Romantic poet.
                                                                       D. This Second Generation Romantic, of the “Cockney
                                                                           School,” died far too young of tuberculosis.
P.            Q.             R.           S.            T.             E. This Second Generation Romantic, of the “Satanic
                                                                           School,” was “mad, bad, and dangerous to know.”
                                                                       F. America’s first published poet, this member of the
U.            V.             W.           X.            Y.                 Massachusetts Bay Colony added metaphysical
                                                                           elements to the Puritan plain style.
                                                                       G. Inventor of the modern detective story, this poet and
                                                                           short story master perfected the technique of creating
                                                                           a “single effect,” generally Gothic.
H.   This founder of Romanticism from England’s Lake District was honored with the title of Poet Laureate.
I.   America’s first Inaugural poet, this writer is famous for seemingly simple depictions of rustic New England.
J.   This Irish novelist and playwright, a leading figure of the Aestheticism movement, was imprisoned for homosexuality.
K.   One of America’s leading Romantics, this author shunned Transcendentalism in favor of brooding, Gothic themes,
     often featuring Puritans.
L.   Oliver Cromwell relied on this writer for secretarial work during the English Interregnum; later, “God’s poet”
     produced the greatest English epic.
M.   Ironically, very little is known of this writer’s life, though the poet and playwright was “not of an age, but for all time.”
N.   This WWI “Trench Poet” showcased a Modernist style tinged with Romanticism but died in battle one week before the
O.   This former schoolteacher and governess went on to become a Victorian novelist, offending some readers with strong,
     independent heroines.
P.   The epitome of a Nestbeschmutzer, this novelist captivated the Lost Generation with stream of consciousness and other
     Modern techniques.
Q.   This Poet Laureate of England was a Victorian by date but a Romantic by style, writing masterful and extremely
     popular elegies.
R.   Technically a Realist/Naturalist but often considered an early Modernist, this author is known for Regional works set in
S.   Temporarily blinded as a teenager, this author went on to write dystopian literature, later moving to America and
     experimenting with LSD.
T.   This “Belle of Amherst” wrote 1,775 poems—many full of slant rhyme—but claimed they should all be destroyed
U.   This politically radical Second Generation Romantic poet, of the “Satanic School,” was married to a famous Gothic
V.   One of “Queen Anne’s Wits” from the early 18th century, this poet dominated the neoclassical style, adding clever and
     even scathing humor.
W.   A childhood resident of America’s first black township, this Harlem Renaissance novelist and folklorist died in poor
X.   The most-photographed American author from the nineteenth century, this “Bard of Democracy” introduced free verse
     to America.
Y.   An addiction to opium brought this co-founder of Romanticism misfortune, but earlier the poet had been involved in a
     Utopian movement.

                                                                                                                Currin/AP Lit
                                   Magic Square #2: Literary Terms
Directions: Read each definition and, using the list on your study guide, place the number of the matching term in the
corresponding grid of the Magic Square. When you are done, the sum of the grids in each row, the sum of the grids in each
column, and the sum of the grids in each diagonal should be the same. This square has a different “magic number.” 

A.                    B.                    C.                   D.

E.                    F.                    G.                   H.

I.                    J.                    K.                   L.

M.                    N.                    O.                   P.

     A.   humorous narrative—often with animals—told to teach a moral
     B.   a concise statement of principle or truth
     C.   a tragic hero’s recognition of the truth of his situation
     D.   a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art
     E.   universal symbol that evokes deep or unconscious response
     F.   an elaborate or complex metaphor
     G.   language unique to a specific region, group, or social class
     H.   literary motif used to promote the idea of “seizing the day”
     I.   the audience’s release of pity and fear at the end of a tragedy
     J.   a character speaks aloud while others are distracted or unaware
     K.   from the Latin for “to sing,” a division within a long poem
     L.   character’s “ghostly” double
     M.   direct address of an absent person or nonhuman entity
     N.   a brief, cleverly expressed, and usually memorable statement
     O.   the highest form of poetry, beginning with an invocation
     P.   an enriching reference to something outside of a text

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