Types & Analysis of Literature & Nonfiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What point of view are lyric poems in?

Question 2 2. If an author writes on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, this would be an example of which informational text pattern?

Question 3 3. All of the following are elements of an effective argument EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Which genre uses figurative language?

Question 5 5. What features might an author use when writing an informational text?

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Question 6 6. Ethan is trying to convince Serena to go to a movie with him instead of studying for her mid-terms. This situation is an example of:

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of a text?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements would you expect to see in a problem and solution essay?

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Question 11 11. Which is not an article in a reference book?

Question 12 12. What makes a speech different from an article?

Question 13 13. Shakespeare used both prose and verse in his plays, but mainly verse. Why did he sometimes use prose?

Question 14 14. What makes an editorial different from the other types of articles?

Question 15 15. How is literary nonfiction different from fiction?

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Question 16 16. What is the topic for Walt Whitman's elegy O Captain! My Captain!

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of a claim?

Question 18 18. How is drama different from poetry and prose?

Question 19 19. Why is an informed opinion more trustworthy than an opinion?

Question 20 20. The artist's depiction of Napoleon in this work makes him look…

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Question 21 21. Many rhetorical devices rely on repetition for their desired effects. Which of these is NOT repeated in one or more rhetorical devices?

Question 22 22. Liza, a school librarian, believes a series of certain books should be made available to the students and that the principal has the authority to make that decision. Liza believes the books will encourage students to think outside the box and read more just for fun. She expects the school administration and students to also hold these _____ as acknowledgement of her argument.

Question 23 23. Which is not a characteristic of a lyric poem?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of persuasion through the use of logos ('logos' as in philosophy, not trademarks)?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

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Question 26 26. In The Kite Runner, what is one possible reason Amir and Hassan are close friends despite the difference in their social class?

Question 27 27. Which is not a type of article?

Question 28 28. What are the benefits of reading multicultural literature?

Question 29 29. Which questions should you ask yourself when determining the meaning of a piece of visual media?

Question 30 30. What might be one possible reason Gabriel Garcia Marquez shifts between the past, present, and future in One Hundred Years of Solitude?

Types & Analysis of Literature & Nonfiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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