Literary Theory Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

Question 2 2. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

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

Question 4 4. Why is imagery important?

Question 5 5. Why is it important to read a multiple choice test closely for literature?

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Question 6 6. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

Question 7 7. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 8 8. What is often considered the first work of literature in the English language?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would a reader NOT do in the second phase in the literary analysis process?

Question 10 10. What do we call the tale of the conflict or the clash of characters or ideas in a story?

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Question 11 11. According to most modern schools of literary theory, how important is a text's author in determining its intent?

Question 12 12. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Underlining _____ will help you select the proper response in a multiple-choice question, thus avoiding _____, or incorrect responses.

Question 15 15. When taking a multiple choice test in literature, which of the following is NOT a way to increase comprehension of a piece when reading for a test?

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Question 16 16. Which buzzword is associated with new criticism?

Question 17 17. What is one of the primary interests of postmodern literary theory?

Question 18 18. Why might someone write an elegy?

Question 19 19. Why does it matter what literary period a work is written in?

Question 20 20. When answering multiple-choice questions for literature, in what order should the material be read?

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Question 21 21. What are four very common types of multiple-choice questions used for literature?

Question 22 22. The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?

Question 23 23. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

Question 24 24. Which branch of literary criticism are you primarily practicing when analyzing a text through the lens of class relations?

Question 25 25. T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' is a crucial example of which period?

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Question 26 26. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 27 27. What does the last phase of literary analysis involve?

Question 28 28. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Question 29 29. In what period did the novel really become the dominant literary form?

Question 30 30. What style of writing was Shakespeare primarily known for?

Literary Theory Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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