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Introduction to Literary Criticism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All are popular purposes for the static character except:

Question 2 2. What do we call the tale of the conflict or the clash of characters or ideas in a story?

Question 3 3. T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' is a crucial example of which period?

Question 4 4. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 5 5. Most correctly, art criticism:

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Question 6 6. What is often considered the first work of literature in the English language?

Question 7 7. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

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

Question 9 9. What is one of the primary interests of postmodern literary theory?

Question 10 10. The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?

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Question 11 11. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Question 12 12. Why is imagery important?

Question 13 13. A foil is defined as:

Question 14 14. in The Lion King, because he does not change from start to finish, Scar is an example of a:

Question 15 15. Why might someone write an elegy?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Which branch of literary criticism are you primarily practicing when analyzing a text through the lens of class relations?

Question 18 18. Why is the history of art criticism important?

Question 19 19. Which list puts 3 literary movements in the correct order?

Question 20 20. When it comes to assessing film, television, opera, a play, or a dance performance, what do you need to do in addition to following the four steps?

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Question 21 21. Static characters differ from dynamic ones because:

Question 22 22. In what period did the novel really become the dominant literary form?

Question 23 23. What style of writing was Shakespeare primarily known for?

Question 24 24. According to most modern schools of literary theory, how important is a text's author in determining its intent?

Question 25 25. What are the four steps used in art criticism?

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Question 26 26. Why does it matter what literary period a work is written in?

Question 27 27. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 28 28. Musical criticism is:

Question 29 29. A static character can be used:

Question 30 30. Which buzzword is associated with new criticism?

Introduction to Literary Criticism Chapter Exam Instructions

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