AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Types of Literary Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Science fiction can be said to speculate on the nature and direction of what?

Question 2 2. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 3 3. What term identifies a highly allegorical dramatization of typically religious ethical principles?

Question 4 4. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 5 5. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of crime fiction?

Question 7 7. The mystery sub genre that revolves around seemingly impossible crimes are called:

Question 8 8. Who is credited with creating the detective fiction genre?

Question 9 9. Who is often mistakenly credited as the originator of science fiction?

Question 10 10. By what other term is the genre of science fiction identified?

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Question 11 11. Why is it important to have more than one suspect in a crime novel?

Question 12 12. Mysteries that include light-hearted plots, amateur sleuths, and small town settings are called:

Question 13 13. Which two characteristics below are elements of realistic fiction?

Question 14 14. 'Inverted detective' fiction is unique because _____.

Question 15 15. How are novellas different from novels?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would be considered a 'significant' enough crime to be novelized in crime fiction?

Question 17 17. The term Gothic was first used as a

Question 18 18. What two basic beliefs are fundamental to all works of Christian fiction?

Question 19 19. What is realistic fiction?

Question 20 20. The element of Romanticism in Gothic fiction took the form of which of the following?

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Question 21 21. Gothic fiction began in the

Question 22 22. Gothic authors include

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a characteristic of detective fiction?

Question 24 24. Which writer is considered to have written the first crime novel?

Question 25 25. Mystery fiction typically includes the following standard traits, EXCEPT for which one of the following

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Question 26 26. A mystery fiction that is gritty, realistic, and violent would fall under which category?

Question 27 27. Although detective fiction is still popular today, how has it changed?

Question 28 28. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 29 29. Which of these subgenres of science fiction did H.G. Wells' novel The Time Machine give rise to?

Question 30 30. Amish romance refers to a subgenre of Christian fiction which comprises narratives centered on notions of…

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Types of Literary Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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