Characteristics of Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When did the concept of concrete poetry originate?

Question 2 2. Who is often identified as the 'father' of modern concrete poetry?

Question 3 3. Expository text could best be compared to

Question 4 4. One way to differentiate between expository text and narrative text is

Question 5 5. Autobiographies are written in which point of view?

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between the subject and the biographer?

Question 7 7. This unit of structure is a small piece of the overall story. You can tell when it changes because there's a different set of characters on stage or the location depicted on stage has changed.

Question 8 8. Which part of the play happens before the story starts?

Question 9 9. In general, how many paragraphs is a formal essay?

Question 10 10. What is a thesis statement?

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Question 11 11. In persuasive journalism, journalists use _____, _____ and _____ to give readers reasons to adopt or reinforce a viewpoint.

Question 12 12. In persuasive journalism, you might see _____ and _____ in hopes of reinforcing a claim by giving you another person's opinion. These devices can be seen as forms of evidence.

Question 13 13. Why is epic poetry a sub-genre of poetry?

Question 14 14. Which genre uses figurative language?

Question 15 15. What meter is used in haikus?

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Question 16 16. What is a couplet?

Question 17 17. Bigfoot is an example of:

Question 18 18. A _____ is a story that explains natural events or the origin of a culture's traditions.

Question 19 19. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

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Question 21 21. Why might a poet use punctuation in the middle of a line in a poem but not at the end?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an option for correct capitalization in a poem?

Question 23 23. In T.S. Eliot's The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, J. Alfred Prufrock could be described as _____ in this monologue.

Question 24 24. A dramatic monologue allows us to see the _____ of characters.

Question 25 25. During the Renaissance, concrete poets became particularly fond of a type of visual poetry representative of its typically religious subject, known as which one of the following?

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Question 26 26. The following statement is the best example of exposition

Question 27 27. Biographies are written in which point of view?

Question 28 28. This is the term for the large sections of a play. Some plays only need one section, but others need as many as five (or even more).

Question 29 29. What is the purpose of body paragraphs?

Question 30 30. Rhetorical questions and persuasive pronouns both:

Characteristics of Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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