MTTC English: Modernist Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Eugene O'Neill suffered from all of the following EXCEPT

Question 2 2. Who introduced the term 'The Lost Generation'?

Question 3 3. Which writer is best known for choosing to write in seemingly simple prose, using dialogue, silences, and action to convey emotion?

Question 4 4. In the poem The Bridge by Hart Crane, what does the Brooklyn Bridge symbolize?

Question 5 5. Why does much of Steinbeck's work focus on the lives of farmers and migrant workers?

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Question 6 6. What was the focus of modernist poetry?

Question 7 7. Which novel is widely considered to have established Hemingway's legacy as a great American writer?

Question 8 8. Hart Crane's The Bridge is considered to be a response to which influential poem by T. S. Eliot?

Question 9 9. What does the term 'The Lost Generation' refer to?

Question 10 10. All of the following are confessional poets, EXCEPT for _____.

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Question 11 11. Sylvia Plath's poetry discussed all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. Why did Hart Crane disagree with T. S. Eliot?

Question 13 13. Why did Faulkner go to Hollywood to write screenplays?

Question 14 14. Requiem for a Nun is a sequel to which novel?

Question 15 15. Paul Robeson rose to fame in part due to which Eugene O'Neill play?

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Question 16 16. What was the final novel Fitzgerald completed during his lifetime?

Question 17 17. How does Robert Lowell use confessional poetry in his poem 'To Speak of Woe That is in Marriage' ?

Question 18 18. With which one of the following is the development of The Lost Generation most closely associated?

Question 19 19. Why is This Side of Paradise considered a Modernist novel?

Question 20 20. Why is the style of The Bridge by Hart Crane unique?

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Question 21 21. All of the following people could have been members of the Lost Generation along with Ernest Hemingway EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Why is Hart Crane described as a modernist romantic?

Question 23 23. What is modernist poetry?

Question 24 24. The following are all common traits of Lost Generation writing, EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Free verse is poetry _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following titles is a short story written by Ernest Hemingway?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is John Steinbeck's non-fiction account of his journey across America in 1960?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is a characteristic of literary modernism?

Question 30 30. Which of the following did NOT fuel the growth of modernism in literature in the United States?

MTTC English: Modernist Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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