MTEL Middle School Humanities: World Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What form of folk literature often involves humans performing superhuman feats?

Question 2 2. Which of these can be an example of folk literature?

Question 3 3. Folk literature is concerned with the preservation of…

Question 4 4. Before they're written down, the oral songs and stories recorded in folk literature are collectively known as…

Question 5 5. Which of these is NOT a folk song?

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Question 6 6. Contemporary world literature can be written by which of the following groups?

Question 7 7. Which of the following would NOT be an example of post-colonial writing?

Question 8 8. A relatively new and popular type of contemporary world literature is the _____, which uses illustrations and dialogue to create the story.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a genre or style that can be used in contemporary world literature to help represent the perspective of minorities or people in non-Western countries?

Question 10 10. One of the biggest thematic trends of contemporary world literature is _____, which seeks to represent minorities, oppressed peoples, and people from non-Western countries.

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Question 11 11. Scholar of myth Joseph Campbell laid out a pattern for how he understood the plot of most stories. It was called the monomyth, or _____.

Question 12 12. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings was heavily inspired by Norse mythology, specifically from his reading of the Poetic Edda from Iceland, and _____.

Question 13 13. In literature studies, another term for a recurring personality type or theme is _____.

Question 14 14. In literature, who was one of the first modern authors to use the term mythopoeia?

Question 15 15. Classical Mythology is the mythology of _____ culture.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: World Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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