Interpreting Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 2 2. What is tone?

Question 3 3. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 4 4. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 5 5.

Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:

He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.

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Question 6 6. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Question 8 8. To the residents of Fort Lauderdale, which of the following would not be a connotation of the word 'Sistrunk'?

Question 9 9.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 10 10. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

Question 12 12. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 13 13. What is denotation?

Question 14 14. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 15 15. What does it mean to interpret literature?

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Question 16 16. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

Question 17 17. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 18 18. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 19 19. Why is visualization important?

Question 20 20. An author creating a structure is NOT similar to:

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Question 21 21. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 22 22. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 23 23. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 24 24.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 25 25.

What is the mood of the following passage?

Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.

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Question 26 26. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 27 27. Which of the following literary elements are NOT included in structure?

Question 28 28. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a connotation associated with the word grave?

Question 30 30. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Interpreting Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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