Salomé

by: Oscar Wilde

Wilde and the Legend of Salomé in the Nineteenth Century Quiz

Further study Wilde and the Legend of Salomé in the Nineteenth Century Quiz

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In the years before John the Baptist was widely venerated as a saint, who was assigned guilt for his death?

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Heinrich Heine asks, "Why would a woman want the head of any man she did not ___?”.

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In Huysmans’s novel, the protagonist A Rebours considers Moreau's painting of Salomé to be the spirit of ___ incarnate.

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___ was a symbolist playwright whose characters spoke with simplistic deliberateness, which some critics likened to childish prattle.

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Wilde once observed, "Of course, I plagiarize. It is the privilege of the ___.”