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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding & Responding to Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What type of thinking is required to form a sound point of view?

Question 2 2. What is theme in literature?

Question 3 3. The title Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus exhibits what sort of intertextual relationship?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a step in synthesizing two texts?

Question 5 5. Why is the 19th century Cinderella not an example of strong women?

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Question 6 6. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 7 7. What story does Steinbeck's East of Eden roughly follow?

Question 8 8. What is the Bible?

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT a type of intertextual relationship?

Question 10 10. What is one theme in 'Ella Enchanted' that doesn't show up in 'Cinderella'?

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Question 11 11. What biblical figure might Aslan represent in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

Question 12 12. To analyze a text means:

Question 13 13. The concept of intertextuality refers to the idea that authors can use literary relationships as way to…

Question 14 14. Which is breaking down information into parts?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a step in analyzing an individual text?

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Question 16 16. In her poem 'An Altered Look About the Hills,' Emily Dickinson compares spring to _____.

Question 17 17. How's does an era's zeitgeist affect an author's work?

Question 18 18. You are reading two books about early colonist settlements and you are comparing the reasons and evidence listed in each book. Which process are you doing while reading?

Question 19 19. Who was the originator of the theory of intertextuality?

Question 20 20. What is point of view when responding to literature?

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Question 21 21. What book of the Bible does F. Scott Fitzgerald allude to when he describes the 'valley of the ashes' in The Great Gatsby?

Question 22 22. The term 'forbidden fruit' comes from the story of the temptation of _____.

Question 23 23. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 24 24. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 25 25. When we hear the term 'in the belly of the whale,' the Biblical allusion is _____.

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Question 26 26. One Biblical allusion refers to a person who wanders from the right path as a _____.

Question 27 27. What biblical story does Paradise Lost retell?

Question 28 28. What are fairy tales?

Question 29 29. What is the importance of universal themes?

Question 30 30. Analysis should be what?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding & Responding to Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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