Realism in Literature Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. What is one common theme in Naturalist works?

Question 2 2. What adjective would best describe Antonia from Willa Cather's My Antonia?

Question 3 3. What proved to be the most important skill that Frederick Douglass learned as a young child?

Question 4 4. Charlotte Perkins Gilman and what other Realist writer could be considered feminists?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that Kate Chopin's The Awakening gained so much attention?

Page 2

Question 6 6. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, when Edna's family gives her time alone, in what ways is it clear that she is changing?

Question 7 7. What are two of the motifs in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Question 8 8. Why was A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass such a groundbreaking work?

Question 9 9. What is the juxtaposition that takes place in many of Henry James' works?

Question 10 10. How did Frederick Douglass escape his life as a slave?

Page 3

Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of Mark Twain's writing?

Question 12 12. Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour' can be categorized as all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. What of the following is NOT a naturalist author?

Question 14 14. Why was 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' popular with readers?

Question 15 15. What major historical event did Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin influence?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Which of the following writers is NOT a Realist?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the BEST description of Ethan Frome?

Question 18 18. What was Mark Twain's given name?

Question 19 19. Why is Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe still regarded as one of the most important works of fiction ever published?

Question 20 20. How does The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn end?

Page 5

Question 21 21. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' what was the one thing the narrator was able to keep for herself?

Question 22 22. What did writer Kate Chopin have in common with many of her protagonists?

Question 23 23. In Mark Twain's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,' about whom did old Simon Wheeler eventually tell stories?

Question 24 24. In Henry James' Daisy Miller, why is Winterbourne drawn to Daisy?

Question 25 25. What Realist is known for having the first truly 'American' voice?

Page 6

Question 26 26. What was a pivotal moment in the speaking life of Frederick Douglass?

Question 27 27. True or False: Edith Wharton mocked upper class society in her novels.

Question 28 28. In Mark Twain's ''The Million Pound Bank Note,'' how do Londoners respond to Henry Adams' possession of the note?

Question 29 29. In Henry James' Daisy Miller, how was Daisy perceived by Winterbourne's aunt?

Question 30 30. In Mark Twain's 'The Million Pound Bank Note,' what is the surprise relationship that is revealed at the end of the story?

Realism in Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

English 102: American Literature  /  English Courses
Support