20th Century Literature Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 2 2. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 3 3. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

Question 4 4. Why is This Side of Paradise considered a Modernist novel?

Question 5 5. Aesthetic literature is literature that is written _____.

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Question 6 6. In Conrad's Heart of Darkness, when Marlow finally finds Kurtz, what does he discover?

Question 7 7. Which of the following lines from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock best exhibit T. S. Eliot's use of internal and half-rhymes?

Question 8 8. Which Oscar Wilde play is a farcical satire about two friends leading double lives?

Question 9 9. In Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, why was Septimus Smith traumatized?

Question 10 10. T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land is divided into five main sections. Which of the following is NOT a section?

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Question 11 11. In T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, how does the scene in 'The Fire Sermon' section between the typist and her lover use juxtaposition and irony?

Question 12 12. Which heavily autobiographical Eugene O'Neill play includes characters based on his family members?

Question 13 13. How does A Farewell to Arms end?

Question 14 14. Over what duration of time does Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway take place?

Question 15 15. Why was The Great Gatsby not well regarded by some readers when it was originally published?

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Question 16 16. In Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' what are Kurtz's famous last words?

Question 17 17. What kind of work did the Hogarth Press, Virginia and Leonard Woolf's publishing house, publish?

Question 18 18. Which line (or lines) from T. S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' may offer an explanation of the poem's disjointed structure and inclusion of countless snippets of other texts?

Question 19 19. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Tom Joad conclude he is destined to be?

Question 20 20. In For Whom the Bell Tolls, whose death prompts Robert Jordan to believe the fascists know of the Republican plan?

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Question 21 21.

In T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, the following lines are an example of which Modernist device?

'What are you thinking of? What thinking? What? / I never know what you are thinking. Think.' I think we are in rats' alley / Where the dead men lost their bones.'

Question 22 22. In Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, which character represents lost love?

Question 23 23. Which novel is widely considered to have established Hemingway's legacy as a great American writer?

Question 24 24. T. S. Eliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' is an example of which kind of poetry?

Question 25 25. Why was Conrad's Heart of Darkness so easily adaptable into the film Apocalypse Now?

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Question 26 26. Paul Robeson rose to fame in part due to which Eugene O'Neill play?

Question 27 27. To which movement of literature does T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock most closely belong?

Question 28 28. Why is The Sound and the Fury considered a challenging novel to follow?

Question 29 29. The title 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' is a reference to a poem by _____.

Question 30 30. Virginia Woolf was a member of a bohemian group of artists, writers, and thinkers called the _____.

20th Century Literature Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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