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Modernist Prose and Plays: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is John Steinbeck's non-fiction account of his journey across America in 1960?

Question 2 2. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 3 3. Eugene O'Neill won Pulitzer Prizes for all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. In William Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying', Addie and Reverend Whitfield's affair resulted in whose birth?

Question 5 5. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

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Question 6 6. With which one of the following is the development of The Lost Generation most closely associated?

Question 7 7. In Long Day's Journey into Night, what characteristic of Tyrone's has the most bearing on his family's health?

Question 8 8. What does the green light signify in The Great Gatsby?

Question 9 9. The title 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' is a reference to a poem by _____.

Question 10 10. In William Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying', all of the following happen while the family is fording the river, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 11 11. Which heavily autobiographical Eugene O'Neill play includes characters based on his family members?

Question 12 12. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 13 13. Many consider Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio to be a part of which literary movement, and why?

Question 14 14. In For Whom the Bell Tolls, whose death prompts Robert Jordan to believe the fascists know of the Republican plan?

Question 15 15. How did modernist writers differ from previous generations of writers?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is TRUE about Yoknapatawpha County?

Question 17 17. How does A Farewell to Arms end?

Question 18 18. Fitzgerald reached a wide audience with short stories published in which magazine?

Question 19 19. What is the setting that influenced Hemingway for the novel For Whom The Bell Tolls?

Question 20 20. What was the final novel Fitzgerald completed during his lifetime?

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Question 21 21. How does Hemingway portray the value of life in 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'?

Question 22 22. Which aspect of the character of Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms was NOT inspired by Hemingway's own life?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is a characteristic of literary modernism?

Question 24 24. Who introduced the term 'The Lost Generation'?

Question 25 25. In Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, what is the pipe dream shared by the Boer War veterans?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

Question 27 27. Which member of Eugene O'Neill's real-life family had tuberculosis?

Question 28 28. Who wrote The Great Gatsby?

Question 29 29. 'As I Lay Dying' is written using which of the following Modernist element?

Question 30 30. Why does much of Steinbeck's work focus on the lives of farmers and migrant workers?

Modernist Prose and Plays: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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