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NYSTCE English Language Arts: World Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

Question 2 2. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

Question 3 3. In The Argonautica, in order for the Argonauts to escape the sirens,

Question 4 4. How is Aeneas different from Odysseus?

Question 5 5. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

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Question 6 6. In what way is 'The Aeneid' similar to Christianity?

Question 7 7. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 8 8. Which classic literary text is the second half of 'The Aeneid' modeled upon?

Question 9 9. In The Iliad, Xenia is

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

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Question 11 11. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight because

Question 12 12. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 13 13. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

Question 14 14. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

Question 15 15. In The Odyssey, each time Odysseus gets close to home, his hopes are dashed by the actions of

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Question 16 16. In early Greek literature, poetic form, stock phrases, and redundant epithets are all signs that

Question 17 17. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 18 18. Why did Octavian want Virgil to write 'The Aeneid'?

Question 19 19. In The Argonautica, the Argo is a magical ship because

Question 20 20. In The Argonautica, Pelias fears Jason because

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Question 21 21. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight until

Question 22 22. In The Iliad, to help her son gain immortality, the goddess Thetis does all of the following EXCEPT

Question 23 23. Why does Dido commit suicide in 'The Aeneid'?

Question 24 24. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

Question 25 25. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written around:

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Question 26 26. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

Question 27 27. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 28 28. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is

Question 29 29. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 30 30. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

NYSTCE English Language Arts: World Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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