Answer: a, b, d
c) is incorrect because the writer says that individual gardens expressed their owners’ political affiliations, but this was not an influence on the English landscape garden . e) is incorrect because no mention is made of gardens from classical Greece and Rome, only of classical Greek and Roman temples and statues.
a) is correct because the speaker says: There then came a backlash against this rigid formality, led by, among others, the poet Alexander Pope. Pope and his allies argued for a more natural nature. b) is correct because the speaker says: Until the picturesque style emerged as part and parcel of the Romantic Movement, gardens had been strictly formal … There then came a backlash against this rigid formality … .
d) is correct because the speaker says: Lord Burlington was a major figure in the landscape garden movement, and he was famously influenced by … the picturesque or romanticized landscapes of Italian classical painting.