CLEP Realism and Naturalism Period (1870-1910) Historical Development/Poetry and Prose Analysis Part 2 Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 22:21:49
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1) Local-color short stories of the French near the Great Lakes (Castle Nowhere [1875])‚ the South prior to and after the Civil War (Rodman the Keeper: Southern Sketches [1880])‚ and Americans in Italy (The Front Yard [1895] and Dorothy [1896]) was written by the grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper‚ Constance Fenimore_________ .
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2) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)‚ what are some of the adventures described ? (Click all that apply.)
3) Her collections of short stories‚ including in the Tennessee Mountains (1884)‚ The Mystery of Witch-Face Mountain (1895)‚ The Young Mountaineers (1897)‚ and The Frontiersmen (1904)‚ were romantic‚ but her careful attention to detail and to dialect gave them a realistic flavor. Under the pseudonym Charles Egbert Craddock‚ Mary Noailles___________ wrote local-color short stories about Tennessee mountain people in the Cumberland Mountains.
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4) She exposed the government’s betrayal of California Indians and the injustices inflicted upon the Native Americans in A Century of Dishonor (1881). The author of a travel book‚ children’s books‚ and poetry‚ Helen Hunt____________ is best known for her romance Ramona (1884)‚ which explores governmental mistreatment of Native Americans.
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5) His were among the first works to include scoundrels‚ such as gamblers and prostitutes‚ sanctified in the minds of his audience because of the characters’ innate goodness. Harte’s themes included moral contrasts‚ chance‚ and death. Bret Harte sentimentally depicted the legendary Old in____________ his local-color stories about coarse California mining towns in The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1869) and The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches (1870).
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6) Who is the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) ? (Click all that apply.)
7) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) was written by whom ? (Click all that apply.)
8) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) nevertheless realistically explores racial and ethical issues of its day‚ it is controversial for its criticism of the South and of the hypocrisy of religion‚ and for inclusion of racial terms of the time period‚ while showcasing Samuel Clemens’ (aka Mark Twain’s) skill in using exaggeration and_____________ .
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9) Her most well-known book‚ Land of Little_________ (1903)‚ describes the beauties of the desert in her tales of typical Native American inhabitants of the Mojave Desert. She was The regionalist writer Mary Hunter Austin who wrote about Native Americans in the Southwest.
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10) Her fine depictions of characters and settings in Maine are showcased in A White Heron (1886)‚ her most popular short story. Jewett’s masterpiece was a collection of stories‚ The Country of the Pointed __________ (1896).Sarah Orne Jewett earned recognition for her gentle nostalgic local-color sketches of fictional rural coastal towns in New England‚ collected in Deephaven (1877).
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11) The short stories she wrote over her 50-year literary career evolved from sentimental to realistic. She is Rose Terry Cooke (1827-1892) wrote tales of simple life in rural New_____________ .
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12) His works include Zury: The Meanest Man in Spring County (1887)‚ its sequel The McVeys (1888)‚ and The Captain of Company K (1888)‚ reminiscent of Joseph’s experiences in the American Civil War. Joseph____________ ’s novels realistically describe the Middle West (Illinois). They are based on his experiences and observations.
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13) Poetry (using language specific to a region)___________ about the pre-Civil War South was written by Dunbar ‚ later deemed controversial for its representation of slaves who were content to serve their masters.
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14) He is best known for The_______ Woman (1899)‚ slavery stories told in dialect by the character of a black gardener to his Northern employers. He is one of the most talented late-19th-century authors of fiction‚ Charles W. Chesnutt used irony and humor to portray slavery.
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15) His descriptions of destitute rural conditions were based on the frustrating and fruitless experiences of his family on farms in Wisconsin‚ Iowa‚ and South Dakota.He wrote Naturalistic local-color stories‚ collected in Main Traveled Roads (1891) and in other books‚ of hardship and deprivation on bleak farms in the Midwest. He is Hamlin__________ .
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16) Which of the following characters in The Awakening (1899) by Kate Chopin is included ? (Click all that apply.)
17) In The Awakening (1899)‚ what is a primary symbol ?
18) In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)‚ Which of the following are the characters? (Click all that apply.)
19) The poet wrote about African-American themes‚ including plantation life. His collections of poetry include Oak and Ivy (1893)‚ Majors and Minors (1895)‚ and Lyrics of Lowly Life (1896)‚ which was introduced by William Dean Howells. This prolific poet Paul Laurence_________ was the son of former slaves.
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20) The __________ (1899) by feminist Kate Chopin is one woman’s search for her true self; it explores themes of conflict‚ loneliness‚ independence‚ self-expression‚ and choice‚ and illustrates the double standards society imposes on men and on women. This is criticized for its unconventional moral stance.
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21) Her best-known books‚ which all focus on women‚ include A Humble Romance (1887) and ?A New England Nun? and Other Stories (1891). She is another New England local colorist‚ Mary Eleanor Wilkins_____________ ‚ who described the lives of dignified‚ poverty-stricken older women. She wrote about strict religious codes‚ frustration‚ and impulsive rebellion in New England villages.
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22) Written between the Ages of__________ and Sixteen (1866)‚ Jewish-American poet Emma Lazarus’ father proudly published her first collection of poetry‚ Poems and Translations . . . copies to distinguished poets of the day were sent by Emma.
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23) Her books include Monsieur Motte (1888)‚ Tales of a Time and Place (1892)‚ Balcony Stories (1893)‚ and The Pleasant Ways of St. M?dard (1916). Grace King wrote local-color short stories and novels‚ often about wealthy New Orleans families who became destitute as a result of the ____________ War.
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24) "His vivid articles‚ short stories‚ and novels include The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky (1892)‚ Flute and Violin (1891)‚ A Kentucky Cardinal (1894)‚ Aftermath (1896)‚ and The Choir Invisible (1897). Allen’s realistic descriptions and accurate portrayal of dialect depict his native state‚__________ . He is the local-colorist James Lane Allen who wrote about humanity’s interdependence with nature."
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25) His books include Old Creole Days (1879)‚ The Creoles of Louisiana (1884)‚ The Silent South (1885)‚ The Negro Question (1890)‚ The Cavalier (1901)‚ and The Flower of the Chapdelaines (1918). He was a leading local-color author‚ the Confederate veteran George Washington Cable delighted Northerners and angered Creoles (French-speaking people in Louisiana) by his portrayal of Creole culture and________ life.
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26) Mar?a Amparo Ruiz de Burton wrote two novels‚ the historical romances Who Would Have Thought It? (1872) and The Squatter and the Don (1885). She is the first female ___________-American to write in English‚and a play‚ Don Quixote de la Mancha: A Comedy in Five Acts: Taken From Cervantes’ Novel of That Name (1876). Racial issues for conquered Mexicans living in the United States were included in her novels.
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27) While is ‚ it also The Awakening (1899) reflects Naturalism in Edna’s pessimistic outlook on life and in her inability to alter fate and achieve the freedom she so desperately seeks. This novel is written by Kate Chopin’s also known as a local-color novel that portrays___________ culture and dialect in New Orleans.
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