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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1858-1859-395

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INGLIS SCHOLARSHIP 397 difference between the two Queens Trace the same difference in the writers of the two periods In what sense was literature neutral ground on which men of opposite political principles could unite How was it con- tinually invaded by the jealousy of party and to what ill effect Illustrate by instances In what do the excellences of Addison's writings consist How did his temper and the circumstances of his life and education contribute to these excellences Compare Addison's genius with Pope's and Swift's and show in what respect it was inferior in what respect superior to theirs Show from Addison's life and writings that his own genial and sympathising disposition caused him to take more cheerful view of nature and of his fellow-men which resulted in more truthful habits of thought and composition 10 Compare him in this respect with his great contemporaries and illustrate by examples 11 Show how the Spectator in its plan object tone and matter variety of subject and characters introduced is superior to similar works of the time and in all but one respect the most perfect illustration of the state of society in the reign of Queen Anne 12 Give sketch of the different imaginary contributors to the Spectator 13 Contrast the country gentleman of the Spectator's time with the country gentleman of Queen Elizabeth's James Charles II and George II 's time 14 What subjects are treated by the Spectator with the greatest what with the least success what subjects are alto- gether omitted State the reasons for both 15 Has the Spectator produced any permanent effects on English literature if so where are they to be found 16 What great change was introduced into the form of writing consequent upon the state of society to whom it was addressed
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