MTTC English: Literary Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Aristotle's Poetics is considered the earliest extant work in:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not an example of hyperbole?

Question 3 3. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 4 4. Aristotle's Poetics and Rhetoric are works dedicated to what branch of philosophy concerned with the concept of beauty and other artistic principles?

Question 5 5. Mimêsis is a Greek term often translated as:

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Question 6 6. There are ____stages of Neoclassical literature.

Question 7 7. Traditional critics _____.

Question 8 8. What does it mean to interpret literature?

Question 9 9. Aristotle used what Greek word to describe the release of emotions incurred by poetry and other arts?

Question 10 10. Which of these is a typical type of literature in the Neoclassical age?

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Question 11 11. The Neoclassical age in literature covered the years____~.

Question 12 12. Reader-response criticism _____.

Question 13 13. Which is not an example of an oxymoron?

Question 14 14. What should you be able to do once you've finished interpreting a piece of literature?

Question 15 15. Marcus Quintilian felt that to achieve true rhetoric, a speaker must have which of the following attributes above all else?

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Question 16 16. The Neoclassical period in literature ended in 1798 when ____~.

Question 17 17. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?

Question 18 18. Which is an example of a metaphor?

Question 19 19. How long has literary criticism been around?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements best defines New Criticism?

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Question 21 21. Though Aristotle mentions others, the Poetics is primarily concerned with what genre?

Question 22 22. What is the main goal of a Marxist critic?

Question 23 23. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

Question 24 24. The Neoclassical era was so named because ____~.

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is false?

MTTC English: Literary Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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