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Alfred Lord Tennyson; Brief-answer Questions

Alfred Lord Tennyson

1. What is the duration of Victorian Age?

Ans: The duration of Victorian age is roughly from 1837 to 1901.

2. When was Tennyson named as the Poet Laureate?

Ans: Tennyson was named as the Poet Laureate in 1850.

3. When was Tennyson awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal?

Ans: Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal in 1829 for “Timbuctoo”. 

4. What do you mean by Victorian spirit?

Ans: Victorian spirit refers to the general tendencies found among the people of the Victorian age. These tendencies include refined sensibilities, self-confidence, resistance to the rationalism, liberty etc.

5. What is meant by Victorian Compromise? [NU 2013]

Ans: Victorian Compromise is the compromise between reason and emotion, religion and science, faith and doubt, freedom and restriction etc.