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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1875-1876-533

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inglis scholarships 529 Arrange the Minor Poems in their chronological ord with the actual or approximate date of each Point out the changes in the poet's moods from tlie com- position of the Allegro to that of the Lycidas What are the topics dwelt upon in the Allegro and how far are they consistent with the Puritanism ascribed to Milton What is the strict meaning of II Penseroso and how is it illustrated by the poem Explain the moral and political allegory in Comm What is the meaning of the title Comus What illus- tration does it receive from Milton's times What alterations are observable in Milton's poetic canons brtween the Comus and the Lycidas Give brief account of tbe circumstances under which the Lycidas was composed 10 Explain ny references to the poem itself the meaning of these lines He touched the tender stops of various quills With eager thought warbling his Doric lay 11 Show by quotations the attempt made by Milton in this poem to naturalize the classical metres 12 Explain the allusions in the following passages Were it not better done as others use To sport with Amaryllis in the shade Or with the tangles of Neajra's hair The hungry sheep look up and are not fed Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Devours apace and nothing's said Return Alpheus the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams return Sicilian men II -Clarenfcon'iS &tsiton of tljt 3&dnllte CRITIQUE on the first and second books of Clarendon's History of the Rebellion embracing the following topics The circumstances under which they were composed The causes which led to the Rebellion according to Clarendon
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