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9th Grade English - Prose: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. This quote from Bram Stoker's Dracula is an example of _____.

Question 4 4. The play The Importance of Being Ernest is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

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Question 6 6. The Daily Show is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 8 8. Anne Frank's book is a nonfiction example of a _____.

Question 9 9. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 10 10. A dark and gloomy setting, like a graveyard on a rainy winter evening, usually evokes a _____ mood in the reader.

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Question 11 11. How are novellas different from novels?

Question 12 12. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the common tools of satire?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following is an example of a parody?

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Question 16 16. Why does the character of Estella in Great Expectations represent the unattainable?

Question 17 17. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 18 18. How do spoofs and parodies differ?

Question 19 19. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

Question 20 20. The author's overall attitude toward a subject is called _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Why do writers of fiction sometimes use the diary format?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

Question 27 27. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

Question 28 28. Instructive letters, formal in tone and found in the Bible are called _____.

Question 29 29. 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 you reading?

Question 30 30. Why might an author use foreshadowing?

9th Grade English - Prose: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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