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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

by Thomas Gray

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard: Who's this Thomas Gray Guy, Again? True or False

1. When did Thomas Gray live and write?During the 18th century
2. What other famous writer was Thomas Gray buds with from school?Horace Walpole
3. What other major poet tends to upstage Thomas Gray in eighteenth-century literature?Alfred Lord Tennyson
4. What family member did Thomas Gray NOT get along with?his father
5. Why did he publish his "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"?Because he knew it would be incredibly influential

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