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Teaching Literature & Literary Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Norwegian play A Doll's House' is a great work of world literature. What is the main issue in the play?

Question 2 2. When answering multiple-choice questions for literature, in what order should the material be read?

Question 3 3. In contemporary American literature, what is the hero often on a quest for?

Question 4 4. What is often considered the first work of literature in the English language?

Question 5 5. What strategy helps primary students with comprehension?

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Question 6 6. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

Question 7 7. Which of the following demonstrates a first-person point-of-view?

Question 8 8. What is a genre study?

Question 9 9. When an author in her own work refers to an event in another work, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 10 10. In order to show a character's search for self, contemporary American writers often use all of the following techniques, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. What do we call turning the inside out by making personal psychological experience visible?

Question 12 12. Which of the following helps high school students with literary analysis?

Question 13 13. How did modernist writers differ from previous generations of writers?

Question 14 14. Underlining _____ will help you select the proper response in a multiple-choice question, thus avoiding _____, or incorrect responses.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of a literary device?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is a characteristic of literary modernism?

Question 17 17. Which of the following examples from Ralph Ellison's The Invisible Man BEST exemplifies the use of rhythm and tone?

Question 18 18. Which of the following would a reader NOT do in the second phase in the literary analysis process?

Question 19 19. Why does it matter what literary period a work is written in?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a true statement about great world literature?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about The Odyssey?

Question 22 22. Which of the following did NOT fuel the growth of modernism in literature in the United States?

Question 23 23. What is the difference between a metaphor and simile?

Question 24 24. What are four very common types of multiple-choice questions used for literature?

Question 25 25. When did modernism in American literature take place?

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Question 26 26. Why is it important to read a multiple choice test closely for literature?

Question 27 27. When an author includes a quotation from another literary piece at the beginning of her work, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 28 28. Which list puts 3 literary movements in the correct order?

Question 29 29. What is a euphemism?

Question 30 30. T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' is a crucial example of which period?

Teaching Literature & Literary Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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