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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
The following is an excerpt from “The Cambridge History of English and American Literature” with a focus on the Age of Johnson. This particular section is about English Drama and Voltaire.

Which of the following statements is true about Voltaire?

A

Voltaire was one of the greatest English writers of the 18th century.

B

Voltaire had more freedom to discuss ideas that were not acceptable in Shakespeare's day.

C

Voltaire was a plagiarist of William Shakespeare's dramas.

D

Voltaire changed the way English and French dramas were produced for the stage.

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