After Blenheim -the Battle of Blenheim

After Blenheim

by Robert Southey

After Blenheim Quiz


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1. “After Blenheim” is a/an

 
 
 
 

2. When and where did the Battle of Blenheim take place?

 
 
 
 

3. Who defeated whom in the Battle of Blenheim?

 
 
 
 

4. Robert Southey in his poem “After Blenheim” criticizes

 
 
 
 

5. The poet in the poem “After Blenheim” hails

 
 
 
 

6. The line “’twas a famous victory” is repeated several times in the poem. It is called a

 
 
 
 

7. Who indoctrinated the ideals of heroism and patriotism in war in Old Kaspar?

 
 
 
 

8. Old Kaspar is a man who lacks

 
 
 
 

9. Kaspar termed the battle of Blenheim as a ‘famous victory’ because

 
 
 
 

10. The world now needs

 
 
 
 

11. Peterkin found a large and round skull of

 
 
 
 

12. The ‘natural sigh’ of Kaspar indicates that he was

 
 
 
 

13. Seemingly, Old Kaspar was

 
 
 
 

14. Kaspar is here a static character representing

 
 
 
 

15. Peterkin and Wilhelmine are presented for their

 
 
 
 

16. Who termed the war as a ‘wicked thing’?

 
 
 
 

17. Which literary device is used in the line “‘Nay…nay…my little girl,’ quoth he”?

 
 
 
 

18. “They say it was a shocking sight” is an example of

 
 
 
 

19. Through the repetition of the words ‘famous victory’ the poet highlights

 
 
 
 

20. Through the depiction of destruction and loss of lives in the battle, the poet highlights

 
 
 
 

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