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Praxis English: Literary Forms and Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these novels was influenced by Native American culture and storytelling?

Question 2 2. Why are characters in Dark Romantic literature often mad or deranged?

Question 3 3. What is a common theme that runs through many different American Indian literature pieces?

Question 4 4. You hear a story about an ant that teaches a lesson to a grasshopper. The tale is about a grasshopper who sings and plays all summer while the ant works to store food. When winter comes, the grasshopper has nothing to eat. The ant tells him, he should have worked and saved. This account is an example of a _____.

Question 5 5. How did immigration affect the development of Romanticism in the United States?

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Question 6 6. How did Americans react to the Age of Reason fifty years after the Revolutionary War?

Question 7 7. How was Thanatopsis typical of Romantic literature?

Question 8 8. What do fables, folktales, myths and legends have in common?

Question 9 9. What is free verse?

Question 10 10. How does H.D.'s poetry differ from Amy Lowell's poetry?

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Question 11 11. What is Amy Lowell's poem Autumn about?

Question 12 12. How did Jim Crow laws play a role in the emergence of the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 13 13. What does the term 'The Lost Generation' refer to?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the works written by Dark Romantic authors?

Question 15 15. When did modernism in American literature take place?

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Question 16 16. What is Imagism?

Question 17 17. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are you reading?

Question 18 18. Which of the choices below would most likely be used as a symbol in a Dark Romantic piece of writing?

Question 19 19. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the rise of the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 20 20. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

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Question 21 21. How did the viewpoint of secular and religious political writers differ in the 17th and 18th centuries?

Question 22 22. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 23 23. Which statement correctly compares Ben Franklin to the character Natty Bumppo?

Question 24 24. W. E. B. Dubois is famous for all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. How do the works of Dark Romantic writers differ from others during the American Renaissance?

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Question 26 26. How are novellas different from novels?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is a characteristic of literary modernism?

Question 28 28. Zora Neale Hurston is famous for writing _____.

Question 29 29. Sally Ann Thunder is a character in a popular story. In some of her adventures, she wears a real beehive as a hat and wrestles alligators in her spare time. What kind of story is this?

Question 30 30. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Praxis English: Literary Forms and Genres Chapter Exam Instructions

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