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Spanish Literary Terminology for Narrative Genres Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. La novela y el cuento are written in:

Question 2 2. Omnisciente y primera persona are types of:

Question 3 3.

Complete the following sentence with the appropriate meaning of 'author':

García Márquez, Carlos Fuentes, Isabel Allende son _____ de muchos libros importantes en la literatura latinoamericana. (García Márquez, Fuentes, Cortázar are _____ of many important books in Latin-american literature.)

Question 4 4. The plural form of el cuento (the short story) is:

Question 5 5.

Complete the following statement with the most appropriate form of the word 'novel' in Spanish:

Prefiero _____porque tienen menos de 150 páginas. Means: I prefer _____ because they have fewer than 150 pages.

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Question 6 6. Yo soy un pícaro y un ladrón, me gusta la exageración y la fantasía. (I am a rogue and a thief, I like exaggeration and fantasy.) What type of narrator is this?

Question 7 7. A novel consisting of a set of letters, newspaper clippings, and documents is q _____.

Question 8 8. If to explain the importance of constant work, we tell a story about the ants that are prepared for the winter, we are using a _____.

Question 9 9. Conocí al príncipe hace muchos años. Viví junto a él y le vi participar en la aventura que ahora voy a contar. (I met the prince many years ago. I lived with him and I saw him participate in the adventure that I am now going to tell.) What type of narrator is this?

Question 10 10. Escúchame con atención María, es importante lo que estoy contando. Era un día lluvioso y ... me oyes, María? (Listen to me María, it is important what I am telling. It was a rainy day and ... can you hear me, María?) What role does María play in this text?

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Question 11 11. The narrative genre that tells historic events in chronological order is:

Question 12 12. The passage Crecí rodeado de lujos y absolutamente ajeno a la idea de pobreza. (I was raised surrounded by luxury and absolutely away from the idea of poverty) reflects this type of narrator:

Question 13 13. You read a story about a mother who speaks to her adult child. In their conversation about their relationship, the mother makes reference to the number of times the child preferred the father. This is a literary tool called:

Question 14 14. Consider the passage: Parece que el viento va a ser demasiado fuerte y densas nubes van a formarse. (It seems that the wind is going to be too strong and heavy clouds are going to form.) This passage uses this literary tool:

Question 15 15. A character in a story says No me interesa el arrepentimiento de ella ahora. Es demasiado tarde porque no supo reconocer sus errores a tiempo (I am not interested in her feelings of regret now. It is too late, as she didn't admit her mistakes in time.). This uses this literary tool:

Spanish Literary Terminology for Narrative Genres Chapter Exam Instructions

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