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9th Grade English - Prose: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. On her way to work, Julia's car breaks down, her dress rips, and she is late for an important meeting. These events most likely foreshadow that Julia is going to:

Question 2 2. Anne Frank's book is a nonfiction example of a _____.

Question 3 3. Most of William Lloyd Garrison's training as a journalist was ______.

Question 4 4. A small fort often made with wood barricades is also known as a what?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

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Question 6 6. Which one of these is representative of the theme of death in Love in the Time of Cholera?

Question 7 7. When was Lewis born?

Question 8 8. The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.

Question 9 9. What is the one thing that helps Fermina begin to get over her grief for her husband's death in Love in the Time of Cholera?

Question 10 10. Why do writers of fiction sometimes use the diary format?

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Question 11 11. The play The Importance of Being Ernest is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. Despite his varied interests, Walpole is perhaps best known for his contribution to English epistolary literature, which is a genre comprised of collections of…

Question 13 13. In Treasure Island, what is the name of the one-legged cook that leads the mutineers?

Question 14 14. In which genre are S.E. Hinton's books categorized?

Question 15 15. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

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Question 16 16. Walpole was one of the earliest pioneers in what genre dedicated to tales of the horrific, the macabre, and the supernatural?

Question 17 17. Horace belonged to what politically and socially conservative party in British Parliament?

Question 18 18. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 19 19. Sally Ann Thunder is a character in a popular story. In some of her adventures, she wears a real beehive as a hat and wrestles alligators in her spare time. What kind of story is this?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

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Question 21 21. How are novellas different from novels?

Question 22 22. At the end of Love in the Time of Cholera, why does the captain ''hoist'' the yellow flag?

Question 23 23. You hear a story about an ant that teaches a lesson to a grasshopper. The tale is about a grasshopper who sings and plays all summer while the ant works to store food. When winter comes, the grasshopper has nothing to eat. The ant tells him, he should have worked and saved. This account is an example of a _____.

Question 24 24. A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.

Question 25 25. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

Question 27 27. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 28 28. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are your reading?

Question 29 29. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 30 30. Robert Louis Stevenson got his idea for Treasure Island when he visited what country?

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