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Literary Genre & Form Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is a literary form different from genre?

Question 2 2. If you're experiencing a piece of fiction that's being performed on stage, joining monologues and dialogues by characters with stage directions, then what kind of fiction are you experiencing?

Question 3 3. 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?

Question 4 4. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are you reading?

Question 5 5. Which type of literary nonfiction is not meant to be published or shared?

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Question 6 6. Which type of literary nonfiction is written on a daily basis?

Question 7 7. Biographies are written in which point of view?

Question 8 8. What is the difference between the subject and the biographer?

Question 9 9. A reference book is:

Question 10 10. Read the statements below and choose which one is NOT true about reference books.

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Question 11 11. The word genre comes from the French, meaning:

Question 12 12. The four main genres in literature are:

Question 13 13. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

Question 14 14. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 15 15. How are novellas different from novels?

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Question 16 16. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 17 17. What type of traditional literature is based on real people or real events in recent history?

Question 18 18. Which of the following themes would be considered 'universal' and would most likely appear in traditional literature?

Question 19 19. Why should stereotypes be avoided?

Question 20 20. In The Kite Runner, what is one possible reason Amir and Hassan are close friends despite the difference in their social class?

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Question 21 21. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Question 22 22. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 23 23. Mysteries, fantasies, fairy tales, and romances are genres of which literary form?

Question 24 24. You hear a story about an ant that teaches a lesson to a grasshopper. The tale is about a grasshopper who sings and plays all summer while the ant works to store food. When winter comes, the grasshopper has nothing to eat. The ant tells him, he should have worked and saved. This account is an example of a _____.

Question 25 25. Which type of literary nonfiction is a short piece on a single topic?

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Question 26 26. Autobiographies are written in which point of view?

Question 27 27. In an atlas, a Map Legend is...

Question 28 28. Why is epic poetry a sub-genre of poetry?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Literary Genre & Form Chapter Exam Instructions

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