April 2, 2015

Homework Help: English/Lit

Posted by Adam on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 11:31am.

In "Holy Sonnet 10" (John Donne) the way the speaker addresses death is:
a) respectful

I chose d.

The Puritans believed:
a)the doctorine of predestination
b)God sympathized with Catholic views
c)the Roman Catholic rituals need to be removed
d) both a and c

I chose a.
b-it was Charles I that sympathized, not God
c-they needed to be "purified" but not removed

According to Donne, death is nothing to be afraid of because:
a) it is a short rest, then eternal life
b)a person will not feel anything
c) humans are always in control
d) fearing death is a waste of time

I chose a.

In "Mediation 17," the phrase "ask not for whom the bell tolls, the bell tolls for thee" means:
a)everyone needs to do his or her part
b)one man's death should affect us all since we are all mankind
c)death comes to all of us
d)both b and c

I think it is just b, but could it possibly be d?

In "The Pilgrim's Progress," Christian's journey symbolizes:
a)heaven and hell
b)any sinner's passage through life
c)the wicked ways of the world
d)both b and c

I think it is only b.

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