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Literary Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the major difference between a musical and an opera?

Question 2 2. Which of the following dramatic arts diminished the difference between performers and audience with extensive interaction and encouraging the audience to yell out to the characters on stage.

Question 3 3. What two dramatic arts tell a story without the performers speaking?

Question 4 4. Biographies are written in which point of view?

Question 5 5. Why might an autobiography be biased?

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Question 6 6. Autobiographies are written in which point of view?

Question 7 7. Which type of essay tries to convince the reader to believe or do something?

Question 8 8. Which type of literary nonfiction is written on a daily basis?

Question 9 9. Which type of literary nonfiction is a short piece on a single topic?

Question 10 10. What are the two types of nonfiction?

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Question 11 11. Which is a characteristic of all nonfiction?

Question 12 12. An article you read in a magazine where a celebrity answers questions is an example of what type of nonfiction?

Question 13 13. Which genre uses figurative language?

Question 14 14. The four main genres in literature are:

Question 15 15. Why is epic poetry a sub-genre of poetry?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of a parody?

Question 17 17. The Daily Show is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. The play The Importance of Being Ernest is an example of _____.

Question 19 19. How do legends differ from the other kinds of stories explored in this lesson?

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 23 23. How are novellas different from novels?

Question 24 24. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 25 25. Which of the following dramatic arts does not use a script?

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between the subject and the biographer?

Question 27 27. Which is not autobiographical literary nonfiction?

Question 28 28. How is literary nonfiction different from fiction?

Question 29 29. Why is it important to know about genres?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT one of the common tools of satire?

Literary Genres Chapter Exam Instructions

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