Types of Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of essay tries to convince the reader to believe or do something?

Question 2 2. Which type of literary nonfiction is not meant to be published or shared?

Question 3 3. Which is not autobiographical literary nonfiction?

Question 4 4. Which type of literary nonfiction is a short piece on a single topic?

Question 5 5. Which type of literary nonfiction is written on a daily basis?

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Question 6 6. Which of these can be an example of folk literature?

Question 7 7. Before they're written down, the oral songs and stories recorded in folk literature are collectively known as…

Question 8 8. Which of these is NOT a folk song?

Question 9 9. What form of folk literature often involves humans performing superhuman feats?

Question 10 10. Folk literature is concerned with the preservation of…

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a work of fiction that contains over 50,000 words or 120 pages and typically has more than one plot or storyline and many well-developed characters?

Question 12 12. A work of fiction is ____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

Question 14 14. Which of the following tends to run about 20,000 to 50,000 words, usually between 60 and 120 pages, and to have a more complex plot or storyline and more characters?

Question 15 15. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

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Question 16 16. Which is not an article in a reference book?

Question 17 17. Which is not a type of article?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a periodical that focuses on a specific scholarly discipline?

Question 19 19. What makes a speech different from an article?

Question 20 20. What makes an editorial different from the other types of articles?

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Question 21 21. What is the difference between the subject and the biographer?

Question 22 22. What makes literary nonfiction different from informational nonfiction?

Question 23 23. Autobiographies are written in which point of view?

Question 24 24. Biographies are written in which point of view?

Question 25 25. Why might an autobiography be biased?

Types of Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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