Turn-of-the-Century Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which Oscar Wilde play is a farcical satire about two friends leading double lives?

Question 2 2. Aesthetic literature is literature that is written _____.

Question 3 3. What is Oscar Wilde's only novel?

Question 4 4. What is the central question of Forster's A Passage to India?

Question 5 5. Which of the following artistic movements correlates with Yeats poem 'The Second Coming'?

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Question 6 6. In Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, why does Dorian hide the painting?

Question 7 7. The title of Yeats' 'The Second Coming' is a reference to what event?

Question 8 8.

The Second Coming is said to be:

A) A reflection of Europe post-World War I.

B) A metaphysical treatise on the nature of reality.

C) A poem about fairies.

Question 9 9. What are Forster's primary concerns in Howards End?

Question 10 10. What seems to be Forster's critique of British colonial practices in A Passage to India?

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Question 11 11. What is Forster's purpose for writing the novel 'Howards End'?

Question 12 12. How does the imprisonment of Henry's son affect Henry?

Question 13 13. In Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, who does Dorian kill?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a theme related to Yeats' 'The Second Coming'?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is among Yeats' political accomplishments?

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Question 16 16. In Conrad's Heart of Darkness, when Marlow finally finds Kurtz, what does he discover?

Question 17 17. How does E. M. Forster's A Passage to India differ from his other novels?

Question 18 18. Why does Yeats' use a gyre as his conception of time?

Question 19 19. All of the following E.M. Forster novels were adapted into films, EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. In Forster's Howards End, this family is upper-middle-class and obsessed with work and business.

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Question 21 21. How does Conrad examine colonialism in Heart of Darkness?

Question 22 22. Though many of E. M. Forster's novels involve travel, two in particular feature female English tourists visiting one country. What country is that?

Question 23 23. Which answer choice best reflects the main plot of Conrad's Heart of Darkness?

Question 24 24. What is W.B. Yeats' most famous poem?

Question 25 25. How did George Bernard Shaw first find financial success?

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Question 26 26. George Bernard Shaw's 'Man and Superman' presents his take on what classic story?

Question 27 27. What popular musical did George Bernard Shaw's play 'Pygmalion' inspire?

Question 28 28. Who publicly accused Oscar Wilde of being a homosexual?

Question 29 29. What historical event is considered largely responsible for the sentiment expressed in Yeats' 'The Second Coming'?

Question 30 30. The storytelling device used to set up Conrad's Heart of Darkness is called _____.

Turn-of-the-Century Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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