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General & Historical Literary Terms in Spanish Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Select the correct term for this definition:

_____ is a literary device consisting of beginning a narrative work by going straight into the middle of the story, usually a conflict or a crucial situation.

Question 2 2. What is a fábula?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a feminine noun?

Question 4 4. Select the right spelling for 'ambiguity' in Spanish:

Question 5 5. How do we say 'denouement' in Spanish?

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Question 6 6. The protagonist of Sin noticias de Gurb (No News of Gurb) is an alien who lives several lives taking the form of different people. This is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. In order to say that a character is already an old man, the poet might say that he is ''in an autumn garden full of withered leaves.'' This is an example of what?

Question 8 8. In Campos de Castilla (Castilla's Fields) by Antonio Machado, the Spanish region of Castilla, its landscapes, its people, and its customs, appears continuously. This is an example of what?

Question 9 9. In the play Luces de bohemia (Bohemian Light), the characters talk about the theater. This is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. Tenía los pies tan grandes que cada zapato podía ser la tumba de un enemigo (His feet were so big that each shoe could be the grave of an enemy). This description is a _____.

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Question 11 11. _____ is representative of costumbrismo, which refers to the traditions and customs of a particular region or country.

Question 12 12. Nicolás Guillén and Osvaldo Dragún are representatives of the movement that looks for new forms of literary expression such as absurdity. The movement is called _____.

Question 13 13. The literary movement in which authors decided to go back to the didactic and simple forms of writing of a past period is known as _____.

Question 14 14. The unreliable narrator (narrador no fidedigno) is widely used by authors of _____.

Question 15 15. The two following literary tendencies happen in the context of the Spanish Baroque:

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Question 16 16. What is the protagonist of the novela picaresca (picaresque novel) like?

Question 17 17. In Doce cuentos peregrinos (Strange Pilgrims) we read that some children sail with great naturalness in the light, as if it were something habitual. This is a sample of _____.

Question 18 18. What does Siglo de Oro (Golden Age) refer to?

Question 19 19. If a novel has a poor, sick hero who lives in a marginalized area, and this novel tells all the problems of this situation in a very crude way, this novel probably belongs to the _____.

Question 20 20. In Spanish literature, modernismo (modernismo) is _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a feminine noun?

Question 22 22. Select the best definition for ambiente:

Question 23 23. How do we say 'reader' in Spanish?

Question 24 24. Which of the following works belongs to the genre of drama?

Question 25 25. Select the option below that includes the main géneros:

General & Historical Literary Terms in Spanish Chapter Exam Instructions

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