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Literary Genres & Forms Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement correctly compares Ben Franklin to the character Natty Bumppo?

Question 2 2. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 3 3. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 4 4. How did Americans react to the Age of Reason fifty years after the Revolutionary War?

Question 5 5. Sally Ann Thunder is a character in a popular story. In some of her adventures, she wears a real beehive as a hat and wrestles alligators in her spare time. What kind of story is this?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about the Iroquois story of the Owl?

Question 7 7. What happens to the main character in Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 8 8. Why is the use of language in H.D.'s Oread considered unique?

Question 9 9. What is a common theme that runs through many different American Indian literature pieces?

Question 10 10. How was Thanatopsis typical of Romantic literature?

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Question 11 11. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a reason Mark Twain is considered to be a realist writer?

Question 13 13. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

Question 14 14. Which of the choices below would most likely be used as a symbol in a Dark Romantic piece of writing?

Question 15 15. Which of these novels was influenced by Native American culture and storytelling?

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Question 16 16. How did Realism differ from Romanticism?

Question 17 17. How did Native Americans use stories passed down through the oral tradition?

Question 18 18. How do the works of Dark Romantic writers differ from others during the American Renaissance?

Question 19 19. How did Jim Crow laws play a role in the emergence of the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 20 20. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

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Question 21 21. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 22 22. How did modernist writers differ from previous generations of writers?

Question 23 23. Which characteristics of the Romantic movement were expressed through a focus on nature?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the works written by Dark Romantic authors?

Question 25 25. Why did early American authors adopt some of their style from that of the Native American oral tradition?

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Question 26 26. Zora Neale Hurston is famous for writing _____.

Question 27 27. How does H.D.'s poetry differ from Amy Lowell's poetry?

Question 28 28. What does the term 'The Lost Generation' refer to?

Question 29 29. What is free verse?

Question 30 30. How did immigration affect the development of Romanticism in the United States?

Literary Genres & Forms Chapter Exam Instructions

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