AP English - Interpreting Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 2 2. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 4 4.

What is the mood of the following passage?

Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.

Question 5 5. Why is visualization important?

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Question 6 6. What is tone?

Question 7 7. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

Question 8 8. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 9 9. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:

He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 12 12. What is the structure of a story?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a connotation associated with the word grave?

Question 14 14.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Question 15 15. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

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Question 16 16. What is denotation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following BEST demonstrates a reader who is using a big picture reading strategy?

Question 18 18. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 19 19. What is mood?

Question 20 20. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?

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Question 21 21. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 22 22. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 23 23. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

Question 24 24. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 27 27. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 28 28. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 29 29. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 30 30. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

AP English - Interpreting Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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