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Realism in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that Kate Chopin's The Awakening gained so much attention?

Question 2 2. Which novel earned Edith Wharton the Pulitzer Prize?

Question 3 3. Why did Huck feel the need to leave St. Petersburg?

Question 4 4. How did Frederick Douglass escape his life as a slave?

Question 5 5. Why did Kate Chopin's 'The Awakening' initially cause controversy?

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Question 6 6. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' what was the one thing the narrator was able to keep for herself?

Question 7 7. What of the following is NOT a naturalist author?

Question 8 8. In Mark Twain's 'The Million Pound Bank Note,' what is the surprise relationship that is revealed at the end of the story?

Question 9 9. Frederick Douglass should be remembered as all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. In Mark Twain's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,' who did the narrator inquire about?

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Question 11 11. What kind of story is Henry James well known for?

Question 12 12. Why is Willa Cather's My Antonia such a lasting literary masterpiece?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about Edith Wharton is TRUE?

Question 14 14. How did changes in the country give rise to the literary movement described as Realism?

Question 15 15. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, why doesn't Robert pursue an affair with Edna?

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Question 16 16. At the end of Mark Twain's 'The Million Pound Bank Note,' what does Henry judge to be the best part of having possessed the banknote?

Question 17 17. Why was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn banned from schools and libraries?

Question 18 18. Who were the protagonists of Kate Chopin's stories?

Question 19 19. What was Mark Twain's given name?

Question 20 20. All of the following are elements of naturalism, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a reason Mark Twain is considered to be a realist writer?

Question 22 22. How does Daisy Miller end?

Question 23 23. In Henry James' Daisy Miller, how was Daisy perceived by Winterbourne's aunt?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT how Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' can be described?

Question 25 25. Eliza and Tom jointly choose different ways to deal with their impending sale to a slave trader. Although they take differing paths, how could their actions be considered similar?

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Question 26 26. Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour' can be categorized as all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, why is Edna dissatisfied with her life?

Question 28 28. How did 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn make a clear break from the formality of romanticism?

Question 29 29. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' why did John believe a rest cure was the best possible option for the narrator?

Question 30 30. What is Regionalism?

Realism in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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