AP English - Examples of English Literary Analysis: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which character was driven mad after 18 years in the Bastille?

Question 2 2. Which of the following witchy lines is from Shakespeare's Macbeth?

Question 3 3. Even though Satan is, in theory, a really bad guy, why might Milton sympathize with him in 'Paradise Lost?'

Question 4 4. What do the witches NOT tell or show Macbeth the second time he goes to see them?

Question 5 5. In Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, why did Crusoe go to the trouble of building a house, learning to cook, making his own clothes, raising goats and planting crops even though he was alone on the island?

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Question 6 6. What are two reoccurring themes in Defoe's Robinson Crusoe?

Question 7 7. Why is Byron's Don Juan dedicated to Robert Southey?

Question 8 8. In Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' why did the sailors hang the albatross around the mariner's neck?

Question 9 9. In Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Stephen's last name, Dedalus, is a reference to which Greek myth?

Question 10 10. In The Wife of Bath's Tale in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, as a punishment for _____ the knight is charged with figuring out what women most want in the world.

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Question 11 11. Why does Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man begin: ''Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road''?

Question 12 12. In Byron's Don Juan, how is Don Juan able to live the rich life, socializing with England's Lords and Ladies?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14. In Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' who steers the ship towards home?

Question 15 15. In a surprise twist in Dickens' Great Expectations, which character is revealed to be the child of Magwitch?

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Question 16 16. What is the defining feature of alliterative verse?

Question 17 17. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' what happens to Catherine after she gets bitten by a dog?

Question 18 18. The opening line of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, 'April is the cruellest month,' is an allusion to which work of medieval literature?

Question 19 19. Who narrates Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'?

Question 20 20. Which of the following BEST explains the frame narrative of The Canterbury Tales presented in the General Prologue?

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Question 21 21. In the end, what is the best description of Ulysses' character in Tennyson's Ulysses?

Question 22 22. In Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, which of the following is NOT a chapter-ending 'triumph' for Stephen?

Question 23 23. At the end of the play, both Romeo and Juliet are dead. Which of the following is a factor that contributed to this ending?

Question 24 24. In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, why is Romeo upset at the start of the play?

Question 25 25. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' despite Nelly's concern, which characters are encouraged to marry by Heathcliff?

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Question 26 26. All of the following Romantic themes are present in Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' which character is jealous of the young Heathcliff?

Question 28 28. In Milton's 'Paradise Lost,' whom does Satan directly tempt (while in the form of a serpent) to get revenge on God and mankind?

Question 29 29. In the General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales, the Wife of Bath is quite interesting and one of the only female characters who gets to tell stories. All of the following are true about the Wife of Bath EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. A medieval chivalric romance is closest to which modern genre, and why?

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