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World Literature Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

Question 2 2. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 3 3. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 4 4. In The Odyssey, which of the following characters did NOT help Odysseus kill the suitors?

Question 5 5. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

Question 7 7. Which is the term for the literary era that focused on reason and structure?

Question 8 8. What has influenced the spread of ideas among writers?

Question 9 9. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a true statement about great world literature?

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Question 11 11. What is one trait that all examples of classic world literature have in common?

Question 12 12. In the epic poem, Beowulf, Beowulf fights Grendel, who is:

Question 13 13. Which event may have started the dark turn in world literature?

Question 14 14. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 15 15. Which of the selections mentioned touches on attraction, relationships, and mistaken identities? These are all elements found in modern romantic comedies.

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Question 16 16. What sets world literature apart from the regular literature of a country?

Question 17 17. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh has a friend Enkidu who:

Question 18 18. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 19 19. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

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Question 21 21. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 22 22. The Nigeria novel Things Fall Apart is one of the great works of world literature. Which of the following traits is the most necessary to earn that recognition?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about The Odyssey?

Question 24 24. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

Question 25 25. In The Odyssey, the main character, Odysseus, is trying to:

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Question 26 26. The Norwegian play A Doll's House' is a great work of world literature. What is the main issue in the play?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best helps a book gain popularity outside of its native country?

Question 28 28. Which word best describes modern world literature?

Question 29 29. Which example of world literature sparked an obscenity trial?

Question 30 30. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

World Literature Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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