MTEL Reading Specialist: Literary Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a characteristic of classical drama?

Question 2 2. The four main genres in literature are:

Question 3 3. What is a hybrid genre?

Question 4 4. A work of fiction is ____.

Question 5 5. Which genre uses figurative language?

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Question 6 6. Shakespeare used both prose and verse in his plays, but mainly verse. Why did he sometimes use prose?

Question 7 7. An article you read in a magazine where a celebrity answers questions is an example of what type of nonfiction?

Question 8 8. Which is a characteristic of all nonfiction?

Question 9 9. How is literary nonfiction different from fiction?

Question 10 10. The word genre comes from the French, meaning:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following tends to run about 20,000 to 50,000 words, usually between 60 and 120 pages, and to have a more complex plot or storyline and more characters?

Question 12 12. Why is the classification of art into genre categories so important?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

Question 14 14. Why is it important to know about genres?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a work of fiction that contains over 50,000 words or 120 pages and typically has more than one plot or storyline and many well-developed characters?

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Question 16 16. What are the two types of nonfiction?

Question 17 17. How is drama different from poetry and prose?

Question 18 18. Which are types of informative nonfiction?

Question 19 19. Why is epic poetry a sub-genre of poetry?

Question 20 20. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

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Question 21 21. In which of the following media is drama NOT performed?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is defined as metered lines which make a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a type of literary genre?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 25 25. Why do genres evolve and change over time?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Literary Genres Chapter Exam Instructions

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