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Analyzing Reading Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When reading a book about the U.S. Civil War, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

Question 2 2. In which point of view does the narrator describe the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character, usually the main character?

Question 3 3. What is poetic meaning?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an element that contributes to a poem's form?

Question 5 5. Mysteries, fantasies, fairy tales, and romances are genres of which literary form?

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Question 6 6. What is an author's attitude?

Question 7 7. What is a text's biographical context?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an element that contributes to a poem's content?

Question 9 9. An inconsistency in a text occurs when a writer ____.

Question 10 10. Why would it help to use color coding when teaching structural analysis?

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Question 11 11. In fiction texts, gaps are present when ____ is missing or underdeveloped.

Question 12 12. A gap in a text happens when a writer ____.

Question 13 13. If you're experiencing a piece of fiction that's being performed on stage, joining monologues and dialogues by characters with stage directions, then what kind of fiction are you experiencing?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a specific idea?

Question 15 15. For a reader, what is a text's context?

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Question 16 16. Gaps in informational texts happen when writers ____.

Question 17 17. Which part of an argument states the position to be argued?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a deliberate overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 19 19. How is a literary form different from genre?

Question 20 20. Why is the historical context of the Diary of Anne Frank, a story of a Jewish girl in Nazi Germany, important?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a strong claim for a short essay?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a type of specific evidence that can be used to define and prove a general or main idea?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about assumptions in written work is FALSE?

Question 24 24.

Consider the following passage:

I felt a sudden chill, and looked to my left. In the distance I saw a tall figure, dimly lit by the street lights, running straight towards me. I turned and ran.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

Question 25 25. Strong reasons ____.

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Question 26 26. Lyrics, odes, and epics are genres of which literary form?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a strong reason to support the claim that Sarah Smith is the best candidate for mayor?

Question 28 28. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 29 29. All of the following indicators point to bias in written work EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. An informal and subjective attitude often exhibits which of the following?

Analyzing Reading Chapter Exam Instructions

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