Overview of Major International Literary Movements


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This famous figure orchestrated a lot of dialogue between American and European writers in the modernist era:

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1. Postmodernism is primarily known for its embrace of _____.

2. This American novelist is often credited for initiating the movement of New Sincerity fiction:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer quiz questions on international literary movements to see how much you know about this subject. Questions will bring to light certain areas like an important literary figure in the era of modernism and what postmodernism was all about.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to know about:

  • New Sincerity fiction
  • Fiction that deals with imperialism
  • What was challenged by postmodernism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on international literary movements
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding New Sincerity fiction
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as modernism and postmodernism

Additional Learning

Learn more about literary movements with the lesson named Overview of Major International Literary Movements, which will help you with these areas of study:

  • 19th century literary movements
  • How literary movements changed after the first world war
  • The trans-Atlantic spread of disconnection amidst the literature of the time
  • The use of irony in postmodern fiction
  • Ethos of honesty in New Sincerity fiction