English Literature

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10 Questions

Which work is considered the most famous in Old English literature?

Who is considered a significant figure in the development of the legitimacy of vernacular Middle English?

Which event led to French becoming the standard language of courts, parliament, and polite society in England?

Which work helped to standardize the English language?

What was the London-based form of English that became widespread in the 1470s?

Where was William Shakespeare born and raised?

How many children did William Shakespeare have with Anne Hathaway?

At what age did William Shakespeare appear to retire to Stratford?

What is the name of the playing company Shakespeare was part-owner of in London?

How many sonnets are attributed to William Shakespeare?


Test your knowledge of English literature with this quiz! From Old English classics like Beowulf to modern works, challenge yourself with questions about famous authors, literary movements, and iconic literary works from the English-speaking world.

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