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AP English - American Literary Periods and Movements: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which characteristics of the Romantic movement were expressed through a focus on nature?

Question 2 2. W. E. B. Dubois is famous for all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. How did Americans react to the Age of Reason fifty years after the Revolutionary War?

Question 4 4. In contemporary American literature, what is the hero often on a quest for?

Question 5 5. What is a common theme that runs through many different American Indian literature pieces?

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Question 6 6. What is Amy Lowell's poem Autumn about?

Question 7 7. When did modernism in American literature take place?

Question 8 8. What was the countercultural movement in the contemporary period called?

Question 9 9. According to the Transcendentalists, what is the 'eternal ONE'?

Question 10 10. How do the works of Dark Romantic writers differ from others during the American Renaissance?

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Question 11 11. What is Imagism?

Question 12 12. What is Regionalism?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a reason Mark Twain is considered to be a realist writer?

Question 14 14. Which of the following did NOT fuel the growth of modernism in literature in the United States?

Question 15 15. What happens to the main character in Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart?

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Question 16 16. What does the term 'The Lost Generation' refer to?

Question 17 17. How did Realism differ from Romanticism?

Question 18 18. Which author coined the phrase 'The Human Beast'?

Question 19 19. All of the following are naturalist works, EXCEPT _____.

Question 20 20. Why is the use of language in H.D.'s Oread considered unique?

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Question 21 21. Which of the choices below would most likely be used as a symbol in a Dark Romantic piece of writing?

Question 22 22. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 23 23. How was Thanatopsis typical of Romantic literature?

Question 24 24. Zora Neale Hurston is famous for writing _____.

Question 25 25. The contemporary period of American literature grew out of what trends of modernist literature?

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Question 26 26. How did changes in the country give rise to the literary movement described as Realism?

Question 27 27. All of the following are examples of traditional American values at the beginning of the contemporary period, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. When did the contemporary period of American literature start?

Question 29 29. What of the following is NOT a naturalist author?

Question 30 30. How did Jim Crow laws play a role in the emergence of the Harlem Renaissance?

AP English - American Literary Periods and Movements: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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