Literature Questions Essay example

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Which of the following words from the poem “Home Burial” give the reader insight into the relationship between the man and woman? Mark all that apply.
Select one or more:
a. opening
b. mounting
c. arguing
d. shrinking
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The correct answer is: mounting, shrinking
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The poem “The Weary Blues,” by Langston Hughes, focuses on all but the following elements of modernism:
Select one or more:
a. fragmentary nature of thought
b. erasing the disctinction between high and low art
c. using the first person voice
d. subjectivity
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The correct answer is: fragmentary nature of thought, subjectivity
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All of the following are characteristics of postmodernism:
Select one or more:
a. fragmentation
b. subjectivity
c. objectivity
d. pessimism
e. universal truth
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The correct answer is: fragmentation, subjectivity




Which of the following was not a common literary form in American literature from 1865 to 1914?
Select one:
a. Newspapers
b. Telegrams
c. Magazines
d. Novels
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The correct answer is: Telegrams
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The work of Henry James can be most precisely characterized as
Select one:
a. dramatic realism
b. psychological realism
c. understated realism
d. natural realism
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The correct answer is: psychological realism
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"The girl" in "Hills Like White Elephants" is also called:
Select one:
a. Jig
b. Sedonia
c. the American
d. the Spaniard
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The correct answer is: Jig
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By 1915, regionalism as a theme in American literature completely died out.
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