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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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) Folklore.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Literature.
(d) Music.

2. Pilgrim's Progress is mentioned quite a bit with its references and allusions to _____.
(a) War.
(b) Thanksgiving.
(c) Germany.
(d) England.

3. When Graves recovers, he returns to his unit. Where is his unit stationed?
(a) Bethune.
(b) Somme.
(c) No answers are correct.
(d) Laventie.

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

5. What did the army give soldiers a life not complicated by?
(a) Women.
(b) Fights.
(c) Sex.
(d) Love.

6. What style does Fussell show as being the direst way of saying what transpired, instead of using symbols or allusion?
(a) Antithetical.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Unethical.
(d) Ethical.

7. Where does Graves study English literature?
(a) Oxford.
(b) Berkely.
(c) Harvard.
(d) Yale.

8. What is looting usually associated with?
(a) Peace.
(b) War.
(c) Sexuality.
(d) Rape.

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

10. What Greek god was young male beauty exemplified by?
(a) Hercules.
(b) All answers are correct.
(c) Uranian.
(d) Eros.

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

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

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

14. After he returns to his unit, what does Graves get sent to the hospital for?
(a) Mental illness.
(b) Bronchitis.
(c) Severe fever.
(d) Appendicitus.

15. Who was British and was said to contribute to theater in Britain, basically being considered a national asset?
(a) Whitman.
(b) Blunden.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Graves.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Robert Graves enters the military, where is he first stationed?

2. Who is the author of "But It Still Goes On?"

3. "Death was denoted as going west, going out of it, or going under." Fussell uses these to show examples of _____.

4. Who does Fussell mention is a very popular author of the time?

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

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