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Life Works Themes Historical Context Guess That Quote
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C. Thomas Sterns
What Does the T.S. in T.S. Elliot Stand For?

A. Tom Sawyer
B. Tech Services
C. Thomas Sterns
D. Theodore Stevens
100
B. The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
This Poem is in the "Stream of Consciousness" form about a man etherised on a medical table.

A. The Wasteland
B. The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
C. The Hollow Men
D. Four Quartets
100
C. The Damaged Psyche of Humanity
Elliot wanted his poetry to express ____ because of the passing of Victorian Ideals and the trauma of WW1

A. Happiness
B. Despair
C. The Damaged Psyche of Humanity
D. Nothing
100
C. Washington Monument
Which Monument Officially Opened The Same Year Elliot Was Born? (1888)

A. Lincoln Memorial
B. Jefferson Memorial
C. Washington Monument
D. Mount Rushmore
100
True
True Or False: After winning the Nobel Prize Elliot is quoted as saying "The Nobel is a ticket to one's own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it."
200
A. Harvard
From Which Ivy League School Did Elliot Graduate?

A. Harvard
B. Yale
C. Dartmouth
D. Colombia
200
C. The Wasteland
This Poem Was Written By Elliot While He Was Suffering from Nervous Disorders

A. Hollow Men
B. Four Quartets
C. The Wasteland
D. Old Possum's Book of Practical Black Cats
200
D. Allusions
Elliot had great reverence for the Literary Western Canon, He showed this through using _____.

A. Palindromes
B. Similes
C. He Actually Hated Literary History
D. Allusions
200
A. World War 1
Which Event Influenced the Disillusionment Found in Many of His Works?

A. World War 1
B. Spanish American War
C. The Great Depression
D. World War 2
200
True
True Or False: Elliot is quoted as describing is marriage "To her, the marriage brought no happiness. To me, it brought the state of mind out of which came The Waste Land."
300
B. 2 Months
How Long Did Elliot Know His Wife Before They Were Married?

A. 2 Years
B. 2 Months
C. 6 Months
D. 1 Year
300
A. Hollow Men
Which of Elliot's Poems references Guy Fawkes (The attempted arsonist of the English Parliament) multiple times?

A. Hollow Men
B. The Wasteland
C. Ash-Wednesday
D. Four Quartets
300
A. Fragmentation
Elliot used ____ in his works to demonstrate the chaotic state of modern existence

A. Fragmentation
B. Broken Glass
C. Spilled Milk
D. Allegories
300
D. Charles Lindbergh
Who Was the Pilot of the First Flight Over The Atlantic?

A. T.S. Elliot
B. Bertrand Russell
C. Amelia Earhart
D. Charles Lindbergh
300
Hollow Men
Which T.S. Elliot Poem Concludes with "This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper."
400
D. Unitarianism
From What Denomination Did Elliot Convert to Anglicanism?

A. Presbyterian
B. Baptist
C. Catholic
D. Unitarianism
400
B. Ash Wednesday
WhIch Poem Was the First Poem Written By Elliot After His Anglican Conversion?

A. The Conversion
B. Ash Wednesday
C. Palm Sunday
D. Jesus Loves Me
400
B. Water
Elliot uses what Symbol to represent Life and Death throughout His Works?

A. Blood
B. Water
C. Tombstone
D. Hospital
400
D. Egypt
This Country Officially Became a Free State in 1922 From The British Empire

A. India
B. Philippines
C. Congo
D. Egypt
400
The Waste Land
Which T.S. Elliot Poem Begins "April Is The Cruelest Month"
500
E. None of The Above
Which of These Awards Did Elliot NOT Win?

A. Nobel Prize
B. Order of Merit
C. Tony Award
D. A Star On The St. Louis Walk Of Fame
E. None of The Above
500
C. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Which Of Elliot's Works were Adapter By Andrew Lloyd Weber to a Broadway Play?

A. The Hollow Men
B. The Wasteland
C. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
D. Four Quartets
500
C. Music
Elliot used ____ to symbolize the divide between High Culture and Low Culture

A. Money
B. Mud
C. Music
D. Malice
500
C. Italy
The First Facist Government was Established in What Country in 1922

A. Germany
B. Russia
C. Italy
D. Japan
500
Ash Wednesday
Which of T.S. Elliot's Poems Concludes With "Even among these rocks,
Our peace in His will
And even among these rocks
Sister, mother
And spirit of the river, spirit of the sea,
Suffer me not to be separated
And let my cry come unto Thee."




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