CLEP Modernism Period (1910-1945) Historical Development/Literary Analysis Part 2  Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 23:15:04
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1) " Other poetry such as The Pangolin‚ and Other Verse (1936)‚ showed her emphasis on careful observation‚ often contrasting the beauty of animals’ existence with the shortcomings of humans. This is Marianne Moore’s poetic ____________(1924) and her collections."
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2) This novel is The Age of_________ (1920)‚ by Edith Wharton. While engaged to May Welland‚ Newland Archer meets the Polish Countess Ellen Olenska‚ who is unhappy in her marriage. Although May and Newland do marry‚ he is in love with Ellen. Ellen moves to Paris when she learns May is pregnant with the couple’s son‚ Dallas. After May’s death‚ Newland and Dallas travel to Paris. Although Ellen invites them to visit her‚ Newland sends Dallas alone‚ preferring his memories of Ellen to reality.
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3) In this novel‚ the charming Lily Bart seeks wealth and position in society through______________ . In her novels‚ Edith Wharton emphasizes the hypocritical values often esteemed among high society. The House of Mirth (1905) can be defined as a tragedy.
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4) Edith Wharton creates tragedies through her examination of false values and ethical dilemmas in the lives of wealthy aristocrats‚ Like Henry James. Her tragic tale of Zenobia (Zeena) and Ethan’s unhappy marriage; Zeena’s jealousy at Ethan’s friendship with her cousin‚ Mattie; and Ethan and Mattie’s failed suicide attempt that results in their crippled confinement for the rest of their lives under Zeena’s supervision . This is her famous novelette‚ Ethan______________ (1911).
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5) The Bohemian immigrant ?ntonia Shimerda’s cheerful outlook on life and her untiring diligence despite numerous setbacks establishes her as one of America’s well-loved heroines. She marries the Czech farmer Anton Cuzak‚ and they raise a large family on their Nebraska farm. ?ntonia’s childhood friend‚ Jim Burden‚ experiences a very different lifestyle of prosperity‚ yet is always fond of ?ntonia‚ recognizing her rich personality. This is one of Willa Cather’s most popular novels‚ The ____________(1918).
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6) " ________forms‚ such as sonnets‚ rhymed couplets‚ and quatrains‚ to portray black themes were used by the well-educated ?black Keats‚? Countee Cullen. His collections of poetry include Color (1925)‚ Copper Sun (1927)‚ The Ballad of the Brown Girl (1928)‚ The Black Christ (1929)‚ The Medea and Some Poems (1935)‚ and the anthology of African-American poetry Caroling Dusk (1927)."
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7) Realistic sketch of the injustices and oppression that often instigated the rage and violence feared by whites was showed by Richard_________‚ through the eyes of lower-class African-Americans‚ unlike other black authors of his day.
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8) Satirical novels such as Babbitt (1922)‚ about a typical American businessman‚ and Arrowsmith (1925)‚ about the discoveries and struggles of a medical doctor were written by Sinclair Lewis ‚ about the frustration and absence of values among the American__________ -class in realistic.
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9) "Some of the most popular poetry by the Modernist William Carlos Williams includes his Pulitzer-Prize-winner‚ Pictures from Brueghel (1962)‚ and the five-volume Paterson (1946-1958)‚ about his New Jersey hometown. The pediatrician and Imagist proponent of ?no ideas but in ‚_____________? the Modernist William Carlos Williams wrote rhythmic poetry using details and vernacular (language patterns reflective of a specific region). "
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10) "Realistic sketch of the injustices and oppression that often instigated the rage and violence feared by whites‚ was showed by Richard__________ through the eyes of lower-class African-Americans‚ unlike other black authors of his day."
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11) The French ____________prose was often used by The Imagist poet John Gould Fletcher ‚ and he uses poetic devices such as alliteration and free-verse written as rhythmic prose that follows a mood rather than a meter .
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12) "The novels of Charles Gilman Norris include Salt (1917)‚ Brass (1921)‚ Bread (1923)‚ Pig Iron (1925)‚ Zelda Marsh (1927)‚ Seed (1930)‚ Bricks Without Straw (1938)‚ and Flint (1944).These novels addressed_______ issues such as education‚ influences on business‚ the role of women in business‚ birth control‚ and ethics."
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13) The character Frank _______________‚ a deceptive businessman who enjoys societal acclaim and wealth‚ is followed in Theodore Dreiser’s muckraking trilogy The Financier (1912)‚ The Titan (1914)‚ and The Stoic (1947).
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14) "A trip across America and throughout its history by written by Hart Crane in the epic metaphorical poem The _____________(1930)‚ to show the unifying creativity of humankind. He asserted that metaphors had replaced logic‚ using images to create emotional responses."
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15) The concise free-verse poetry such as Sword Blades and Poppy Seeds (1914); Men‚ Women‚ and Ghosts (1916); Pictures of the Floating World (1919); What’s O’Clock (1925) (Pulitzer prize?1926); and Ballads for Sale (1927) was written by a leader within the Imagist movement‚ Amy__________ collected the Imagist anthology and some Imagist Poets (1915‚ 1916‚ 1917).
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16) " A poetry uses distinct images to address familiar topics. Scrambled spellings and interrupted words create puzzles for the reader. The fragmented‚ often humorous poetry of e.e.________ experiments with capitalization‚ punctuation‚ and grammar."
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17) A wide range of subjects and styles‚ from guiltless sex to political speeches ‚ and the self-supporting ?modern? woman was symbolized by Edna St. Vincent_______ . She used traditional poetic forms‚ often writing English sonnets.
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18) ?The Love Song of J. Alfred ?____________ (1915) was written by The Symbolist and Harvard graduate T.S. Eliot‚ which is the fragmented monologue of a self-conscious middle-aged man who was frustrated by his timidity.
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19) Popular African-American expression‚ such as jazz‚ blues‚ and spirituals were reflected in The folk themes and black dialect of the professor Sterling ______________’s poetry‚ while distinguishing him as an accomplished scholar. Southern Road (1932)‚ The Last Ride of Wild Bill (1975)‚ and Collected Poems (1980) are his books of poetry.
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20) "___________ forms‚ such as sonnets‚ rhymed couplets‚ and quatrains‚ to portray black themes were used by the well-educated ?black Keats‚? Countee Cullen. His collections of poetry include Color (1925)‚ Copper Sun (1927)‚ The Ballad of the Brown Girl (1928)‚ The Black Christ (1929)‚ The Medea and Some Poems (1935)‚ and the anthology of African-American poetry Caroling Dusk (1927)."
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21) ?Stopping by __________on a Snowy Evening? (1923)‚ which contains the famous lines ?But I have promises to keep‚ And miles to go before I sleep.? is a well-known poem by Robert Frost.
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22) "This novel is The Age of _________(1920)‚ by Edith Wharton.While engaged to May Welland‚ Newland Archer meets the Polish Countess Ellen Olenska‚ who is unhappy in her marriage. Although May and Newland do marry‚ he is in love with Ellen. Ellen moves to Paris when she learns May is pregnant with the couple’s son‚ Dallas. After May’s death‚ Newland and Dallas travel to Paris. Although Ellen invites them to visit her‚ Newland sends Dallas alone‚ preferring his memories of Ellen to reality."
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23) "Edith Wharton creates tragedies through her examination of false values and ethical dilemmas in the lives of wealthy aristocrats‚ like Henry James. Her tragic tale of Zenobia (Zeena) and Ethan’s unhappy marriage; Zeena’s jealousy at Ethan’s friendship with her cousin‚ Mattie; and Ethan and Mattie’s failed suicide attempt that results in their crippled confinement for the rest of their lives under Zeena’s supervision . This is her famous novelette‚ Ethan______________ (1911)."
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24) The expatriate Ezra Pound was the leader of the Imagist movement‚ and his poetry is characterized by disciplined experimentation of technical poetic forms. His leading Imagist poem is ?In a Station of the Metro? (1913)‚ two lines that use distinct images to form an impression. Pound was known for his cry‚ ?Make it__________ !?.
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25) "Sherwood Anderson uses Freudian psychology to voice the quest for self-improvement and the conflicts of small-town ordinary people against the industrial age‚ in his loose collection of simple short stories‚__________ ‚ Ohio (1919) . Seen through the eyes of the young reporter‚ George Willard‚ these individual accounts represent the ?grotesque? of all small American towns."
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26) H.D. (Hilda___________ )‚ a primary Modernist poet and leading Imagist‚ poetry includes Sea Garden (1916)‚ Hymen (1921)‚ and Heliodora and Other Poems (1924). Other popular poetry includes her trilogy on World War II‚ The Walls Do Not Fall (1944); Tribute to the Angels (1945); The Flowering of the Rod (1946); and Helen in Egypt (1961)‚ which gives a voice to the woman who was the cause of the Greek and Trojan war at Troy.
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27) "Social commentary‚ mythology‚ and history‚ sprinkled with words from many languages is weaved together in Ezra Pound’s free-verse ____________(1925). The fragmented effect is consistent with Imagism‚ the portrayal of distinct images rather than discussion about them."
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28) The Bohemian immigrant ?ntonia Shimerda’s cheerful outlook on life and her untiring diligence despite numerous setbacks establishes her as one of America’s well-loved heroines. She marries the Czech farmer Anton Cuzak‚ and they raise a large family on their Nebraska farm. ?ntonia’s childhood friend‚ Jim Burden‚ experiences a very different lifestyle of prosperity‚ yet is always fond of ?ntonia‚ recognizing her rich personality. This is one of Willa Cather’s most popular novels‚ the nostalgic My ___________(1918).
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29) In this novel‚ Kit Carson and the Indian guide Jacinto help the missionaries. The experiences of the French Roman Catholic Bishop Jean Latour and his priest‚ Father Joseph Vaillant‚ among Hopi and Navajo Native Americans in New Mexico are chronicled in___________ Comes for the Archbishop (1927)‚ by Willa Cather.
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30) Poetry such as The Pangolin‚ and Other Verse (1936)‚ showed her emphasis on careful observation‚ often contrasting the beauty of animals’ existence with the shortcomings of humans. This is Marianne Moore’s poetic ____________(1924) and her collections.
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