CSET English IV: Genres and Literary Forms Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 2 2. Which of the following activities helps the detective in a mystery story solve a crime?

Question 3 3. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

Question 4 4. Why is imagery important?

Question 5 5. T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' is a crucial example of which period?

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Question 6 6. What do we call the tale of the conflict or the clash of characters or ideas in a story?

Question 7 7. What are inference gaps in a mystery?

Question 8 8. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Which of the following would a reader NOT do in the second phase in the literary analysis process?

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Question 11 11. What style of writing was Shakespeare primarily known for?

Question 12 12. Instructive letters, formal in tone and found in the Bible are called _____.

Question 13 13. Why does it matter what literary period a work is written in?

Question 14 14. Why do writers of fiction sometimes use the diary format?

Question 15 15. Which of the following best describes the use of hidden evidence in a mystery?

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Question 16 16. Which list puts 3 literary movements in the correct order?

Question 17 17. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 18 18. As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. This quote from Bram Stoker's Dracula is an example of _____.

Question 19 19. The last line of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel 'The Great Gatsby' reads as follows: So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. What point-of-view does this line's narrator have?

Question 20 20. In what period did the novel really become the dominant literary form?

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Question 21 21. Which buzzword is associated with new criticism?

Question 22 22. The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?

Question 23 23. Which branch of literary criticism are you primarily practicing when analyzing a text through the lens of class relations?

Question 24 24. Suspense is created in a mystery novel through which of the following devices?

Question 25 25. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

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Question 26 26. What is often considered the first work of literature in the English language?

Question 27 27. What is the definition of the mystery genre?

Question 28 28. What does the last phase of literary analysis involve?

Question 29 29. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

Question 30 30. Why might someone write an elegy?

CSET English IV: Genres and Literary Forms Chapter Exam Instructions

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