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Literature Lessons for Grades 11-12: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.10 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which character was driven mad after 18 years in the Bastille?

Question 2 2. In what popular Christopher Marlowe play does his subject sell his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge?

Question 3 3. Why was Conrad's Heart of Darkness so easily adaptable into the film Apocalypse Now?

Question 4 4. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' which character is jealous of the young Heathcliff?

Question 5 5. Morality is a central theme in Dickens' Great Expectations. Which of the following is an example of a character exhibiting moral behavior?

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Question 6 6. T. S. Eliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' is an example of which kind of poetry?

Question 7 7. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' what happens to Catherine after she gets bitten by a dog?

Question 8 8. Which poets are considered part of the second generation of English Romantics?

Question 9 9. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, which of the following is NOT an example of Hamlet's indecision?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was the new art of Modernism directly responding to?

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Question 11 11. What is the title of John Milton's epic poem about the fall of mankind?

Question 12 12. The storytelling device used to set up Conrad's Heart of Darkness is called _____.

Question 13 13. In Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, who does Crusoe meet when shipwrecked that becomes his companion?

Question 14 14. In Dickens' Great Expectations, why does Magwitch gives Pip money?

Question 15 15. What historical event was one of the main sparks for the birth of Romantic poetry?

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Question 16 16. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, why are the gravediggers digging a grave?

Question 17 17. William Langland's Piers Plowman is an allegorical poem that differs from other kinds of poems because allegorical poems are _____.

Question 18 18. In The Wife of Bath's Tale in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, as a punishment for _____ the knight is charged with figuring out what women most want in the world.

Question 19 19. What writer is credited with putting together the standard English dictionary until Oxford came along in the late 19th century?

Question 20 20. In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, who torments Jane while she is at Lowood?

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Question 21 21. A medieval chivalric romance is closest to which modern genre, and why?

Question 22 22. Why was Lady Chatterley's Lover controversial?

Question 23 23. How is T. S. Eliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' organized?

Question 24 24. Julian of Norwich is quoted by which twentieth-century poet?

Question 25 25. What is a caesura?

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Question 26 26. How are the various different kinds of irony similar?

Question 27 27. In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the Bennets are excited when _____ moves in to Netherfield Hall?

Question 28 28. In a surprise twist in Dickens' Great Expectations, which character is revealed to be the child of Magwitch?

Question 29 29. In Conrad's Heart of Darkness, when Marlow finally finds Kurtz, what does he discover?

Question 30 30. Who was England's first official poet laureate?

Literature Lessons for Grades 11-12: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.10 Chapter Exam Instructions

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