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Question 11.In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, a caged parrot and mockingbird, a pigeon house, and a broken-winged bird are all symbols representing _____.
Question 22.Which of the following is NOT a motif from Sense and Sensibility?
Question 33.How does symbolism make writing stronger?
Question 44.The sun was bright and the sky was clear. Joan jogged down the path with Rex at her side and smiled about last night's victory. The tone of this excerpt can be best described as _____.
Question 55.Which of the following is NOT a symbol commonly used to represent the United States?
Question 66.Which of these is NOT a characteristic of a tragic hero?
Question 77.When does the process of analyzing a text begin?
Question 88.What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?
Question 99.What is mood?
Question 1010.The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.
Question 1111.Who was first responsible for describing the characteristics of a tragic hero?
Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:
He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?
Question 1414.What emotions are tragic heroes supposed to elicit in an audience?
Question 1515.Which of the following might you use as a motif if writing a story about unrequited love, and why?
Question 1616.What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?
Question 1717.What Greek term often misinterpreted as 'tragic flaw' actually represents the tragic hero's tendency to 'miss the mark' in regards to his judgment?
Question 1818.What does the imagery in the poem Harlem by Langston Hughes symbolize?
Question 1919.A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.
How would you describe the mood in this passage:
Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.
Question 2121.Which of the following terms might be another word for 'motif'?
Question 2222.Which statement best describes what we can learn about themes from Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'?
Question 2323.A tragic hero is the protagonist of a:
Question 2424.Which of the following does NOT describe a theme?
Question 2525.Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?
Question 2626.What does it mean to interpret literature?
Question 2727.Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?
Question 2828.Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?
Question 2929.What is tone?
Question 3030.How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?
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