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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Class distinctions applied in the military also as class determined their positions where?
(a) Service.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Battle.
(d) Rank.

2. Who are the two main characters of "But It Still Goes On?"
(a) David and Charlotte.
(b) John and Lisa.
(c) James and Katherine.
(d) Jack and Diane.

3. Who was Robert Graves Lieutenant when he joins the First Battalion?
(a) Anthony Burgess.
(b) David Thomas.
(c) George Adams.
(d) George Sherston.

4. Who does Robert Graves meet when he joins the First Battalion?
(a) Anthony Burgess.
(b) George Sherston.
(c) Siegfried Sassoon.
(d) George Adams.

5. The war changed the language and people tried to find terms that did what?
(a) Tried to focus on peace.
(b) Softened the effects of the realities of the war.
(c) No answers are correct.
(d) Focused on forgiveness.

6. The war began for the British in terms of language following the assassination of _____.
(a) Thomas Hardy.
(b) Archduke Ferdinand.
(c) George Sherston.
(d) Siegfried Sassoon.

7. Sheep and shepherds by themselves are not pastoral. What might you add to them to make them pastoral?
(a) Flowers.
(b) Gardens.
(c) Birds.
(d) Songs.

8. What type of soldiers are considered vulnerable in wartime literature?
(a) Injured soldiers.
(b) Bathing soldiers.
(c) Weak soldiers.
(d) Naked soldiers.

9. One movement that occurred in England at the time of the Great War promoted a belief that education should consist of classical and English _____.
(a) No answers are correct.
(b) Music.
(c) Folklore.
(d) Literature.

10. What soldiers are said to have a flair for theatrics?
(a) United States.
(b) British.
(c) German.
(d) France.

11. Who allowed the publication of Wilfred Owen's works after his death?
(a) Commanding officer.
(b) Publisher.
(c) Mother.
(d) Father.

12. What does the soldier seek as a way of countering loneliness and terror in the battle field?
(a) Sex.
(b) Communication.
(c) Love.
(d) Affection.

13. Who does Fussell mention is a very popular author of the time?
(a) Siegfried Sassoon.
(b) Evelyn Waugh.
(c) George Sherston.
(d) Thomas Hardy.

14. What does the speaker at an elegy become aware of?
(a) His own creativity.
(b) His own sensitivity.
(c) His own empathy.
(d) His own mortality.

15. What is barbed wire discussed in terms of within English pastoral literature?
(a) Gardens.
(b) Roses.
(c) Thickets.
(d) Flowers.

Short Answer Questions

1. In actuality, what was an eighteen square mile enclosure in which troops were trapped and subject to shelling from all sides?

2. What happened to some of the new language adapted from the war?

3. What type of flower is associated with the pastoral?

4. Who are referred to as shepherds tending to their sheep?

5. After Graves is released from the hospital the second time, where does Graves spend the remainder of the war?

(see the answer keys)

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