Literary Genres: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true about the Iroquois story of the Owl?

Question 2 2. The play The Importance of Being Ernest is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a parody?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. How do spoofs and parodies differ?

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Question 6 6. Which of these novels was influenced by Native American culture and storytelling?

Question 7 7. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 8 8. Why do writers of fiction sometimes use the diary format?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about epistolary writing is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of the common tools of satire?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal. This quote from Bram Stoker's Dracula is an example of _____.

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

Question 14 14. Anne Frank's book is a nonfiction example of a _____.

Question 15 15. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 18 18. How did Native Americans use stories passed down through the oral tradition?

Question 19 19. Why did early American authors adopt some of their style from that of the Native American oral tradition?

Question 20 20. The Daily Show is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. Instructive letters, formal in tone and found in the Bible are called _____.

Question 22 22. How are novellas different from novels?

Question 23 23. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 24 24. What themes are common in Native American storytelling?

Question 25 25. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Literary Genres: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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