Which of the following novels by Charles Dickens critiques the social and economic conditions of the industrial revolution, focusing on the lives of workers and factory owners in Coketown? Who is the author of the Middle English poem "The Canterbury Tales", which tells the story of a group of pilgrims traveling from London to Canterbury Cathedral? Which play by Samuel Beckett, premiering in 1949, exemplifies the Theatre of the Absurd and features two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, waiting for someone named Godot who never arrives? Which work by Elizabeth Barrett Browning is a novel in verse that follows the life of an aspiring female poet and addresses issues such as gender roles and social injustice? Which poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, reflects on the theme of loss and mourning and was written in response to the death of his close friend Arthur Hallam? Which Old English poem is a lament for the loss of a loved one and features the lines "Where has thy beauty gone, thy strength, thy valour?" Which of these themes is NOT commonly associated with the works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge? Which Middle English poem is a dream vision that tells the story of a narrator who falls asleep and has a vision of a garden, where he meets a woman named White Lady? Which of the following works is considered the first English novel and was written by Daniel Defoe? Which Middle English poem is a allegorical work that tells the story of a dreamer who falls asleep and has a vision of a mountain, where he meets a character named Will, who represents the narrator's own will? Which modernist poet wrote "The Waste Land," a seminal work that reflects the disillusionment and fragmentation of post-World War I Europe, famously beginning with the line "April is the cruellest month"? Who is considered the greatest satirist of the Restoration period and the author of "Absalom and Achitophel"? Which 18th-century novel by Samuel Richardson is known for its epistolary form and is considered one of the first psychological novels in English literature? Which novel by Thomas Pynchon is considered a landmark work of postmodern fiction, featuring a sprawling narrative that explores themes of paranoia and conspiracy in the context of World War II and beyond? Who is the author of the Middle English poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight", which tells the story of a knight who accepts a challenge from a green knight and must journey to find him a year later? Which Virginia Woolf novel is renowned for its pioneering use of stream-of-consciousness narrative and explores the inner lives of its characters, particularly focusing on Clarissa Dalloway's preparations for a party? Which work by Lord Byron is a long narrative poem that satirizes contemporary society and is considered one of the greatest comic poems in English literature? Which novel by James Joyce is often considered one of the most challenging works of modernist literature, utilizing stream-of-consciousness technique to follow the lives of Leopold Bloom and other characters on a single day in Dublin? Which work by Don DeLillo examines the media-saturated culture of contemporary America, exploring themes of identity, reality, and consumerism through the life of the protagonist, Jack Gladney? Which work by Jonathan Swift critiques human nature and the pettiness of human disputes through the travels of Lemuel Gulliver? Which novel by Margaret Atwood explores a dystopian future where women are subjugated under a totalitarian regime, focusing on the experiences of the protagonist, Offred? Which literary figure's work is characterized by heroic couplets and the mock-heroic form, particularly in "The Rape of the Lock"? In which of Thomas Hardy's novels does the character Tess Durbeyfield struggle against social norms and injustices, ultimately facing a tragic end? Which novel by Salman Rushdie, blending magical realism with historical fiction, was highly controversial and led to significant political and religious backlash upon its publication in 1988? What is the name of the epic poem that tells the story of the hero Beowulf and his battles against the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother? What is the name of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which is a collection of annals that records the history of England from the 5th to the 11th centuries? Which Middle English poem is a satirical work that criticizes the corruption and greed of the Catholic Church, and features a character named Lady Meed? In D.H. Lawrence's "Sons and Lovers," which character's relationship with his mother profoundly affects his romantic relationships, reflecting the novel's exploration of Oedipal themes? Which novel by George Eliot examines the moral complexities and social fabric of a provincial town through the intersecting lives of characters like Dorothea Brooke and Tertius Lydgate? Who is the author of the Renaissance poem "The Faerie Queene", which tells the story of a knight named Redcrosse and his journey to defeat the dragon that has been terrorizing the land? Who is the author of the Renaissance poem "The Sun Rising", which describes the sun's rise over the horizon and its effects on the natural world? Which poem by John Keats is notable for its vivid imagery and meditation on the fleeting nature of life and beauty? What is the name of the Old English poem that tells the story of a battle fought in 991 AD between the English and the Vikings? Which of the following novels by Mary Shelley is considered a pioneering work of science fiction and explores themes of creation, ambition, and isolation? Which Renaissance playwright wrote the tragedy "Titus Andronicus", which tells the story of a Roman general who seeks revenge for the death of his sons? Which novel by David Foster Wallace is known for its complex narrative structure, extensive use of footnotes, and exploration of themes such as addiction, entertainment, and the search for meaning in a media-saturated world? Which Renaissance playwright wrote the tragedy "Doctor Faustus", which tells the story of a scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power? Which of the following poems by William Wordsworth is considered a manifesto of the Romantic movement, emphasizing the connection between nature and human emotion? Which Old English poem tells the story of a sailor who is forced to spend the winter on a ship and features the lines "I have never known a more sorrowful winter, nor a more cruel one"? Which Renaissance playwright wrote the comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream", which tells the story of four young lovers who become entangled in a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies?