CLEP Realism and Naturalism Period (1870-1910) Prose Analysis, continued/Literary Interpretation Part 1 Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 22/04/2019 21:49:57
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1) "Who are Raphael and Uriel here?Uriel.Why camest thou then? 50 Raphael.Since earth is dear to me. Sometimes it seems?Treading the prairie’s autumn sibilance‚Or when the tongues of summer lightning speak In the corners of the cloud?I could forget My station ?mid the deathless hierarchies‚ 55 And change into a clot of anxious clay.Uriel.Mock not‚ sweet brother! thou who knowest well?Better than I or Michael or the rest?The throes that shake these clots of passionate clay;Knowest their lewd harsh blood‚ their shell of sense 60 So frail‚ so piteously contrived for pain.Raphael.I dare to say how little jest it was.Oft‚ as I leave these sliding shafts of dark‚And homeward climb the immaterial cliffs‚My heart makes question which were worthier state 65For a free soul to choose‚?angelic calm‚Angelic vision‚ ebbless‚ increscent‚Or earth-life with its reachings and recoils‚Its lewd harsh blood so swift to change and flower At the least touch of love‚ its shell of sense 70 So subtly led to minister to them delight‚So frail‚ so piteously contrived for pain.Uriel.Brother‚ thou dost not well to wander here.If thou wilt roam‚ choose some less troubled star. . . ."
2) In the book about the Alaskan half-wolf‚ half-dog White Fang (1906)‚ which of the following are characters this book by Jack London ? (Click all that apply.)
3) ?Tales of Chinese Children‚? was written by Edith Maude_______ (pseudonym Sui-Sin Far)‚ who had a British father and a Chinese mother. Her collection of short stories about children‚ in Mrs. Spring Fragrance (1912)‚ her only book. Edith’s stories explored Asian assimilation and struggle for identity‚ the economic abuses suffered by Chinese immigrants in the United States was exposed in her stories.
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4) ?An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge? (1890) and ?Chickamauga? (1889)‚ Civil War stories‚ as well as his popular Devil’s Dictionary (1911)‚ which contains pessimistic social and philosophical criticism. His favorite themes included war‚ the supernatural‚ and irony. These were authored by The bitter‚ pessimistic journalist Ambrose_______.
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5) Stephen Crane uses the bleak pessimism of Naturalism and the Deterministic inability to alter one’s circumstances to expose the futility of life. In________ ‚ A Girl of the Streets (1893)‚ the first American novel to realistically portray life in the slums.
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6) Margaret Deland’s first and most well-known novel was‚_________ (1888)‚ it focuses on religious and social concerns and its about a Calvinist minister and his liberal wife John Ward.
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7) In books such as My Opinions and Betsy Bobbet’s: Designed as a Beacon Light‚ To guide Women to Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness‚ But which May Be read by Members of the Sterner Sect‚ Without Injury to Themselves of This Book (1873) and Samantha at Saratoga or Flirtin’ With Fashion (1887)‚ which was perhaps her most-liked book.The pseudonym ?Josiah Allen’s Wife? referred to the popular Marietta___________ ‚ one of America’s early female humorists‚ who philosophized on temperance and woman suffrage through her popular character‚ Samantha Allen.
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8) " In line 3‚ what emotion is personalized?Oh‚ dere’s lots o’ keer an’ trouble In dis world to swaller down; An’ ol’ Sorrer’s purty lively In her way o’ gittin’ roun’. Yet dere’s times when I furgit ?em5 Aches an’ pains an’ troubles all‚?An’ it’s when I tek at ebenin’ My ol’ banjo f’om de wall. ?Bout de time dat night is fallin. An’ my daily wu’k is done‚ 10 An’ above de shady hilltops I kin see de settin’ sun; When de quiet‚ restful shadders Is beginnin’ jes’ to fall‚?Den I take de little banjo 15 F’om its place upon de wall. Den my fam’ly gadders roun’ me In de fadin’ o’ de light‚ Ez I strike de strings to try ?em Ef dey all is tuned er-right.20 An’ it seems we’re so nigh heaben We kin hyeah de angels sing When de music o’ dat banjo Sets my cabin all er-ring. An’ my wife an’ all de othahs‚? 25 Male an’ female‚ small an’ big‚?Even up to gray-haired granny‚ Seem jes’ boun’ to do a jig; ?Twell I change de style o’ music‚ Change de movement an’ de time‚ 30 An’ de ringin’ little banjo Plays an ol’ hea’t-feelin’ hime. An’ somehow my th’oat gits choky‚ An’ a lump keeps tryin’ to rise Lak it wan’ed to ketch de water 35Dat was flowin’ to my eyes; An’ I feel dat I could sorter Knock de socks clean off o’ sin Ez I hyeah my po’ ol’ granny Wif huh tremblin’ voice jine in. . . . 40"
9) This novel told of the economic hardships experienced by California wheat farmers‚ whose profits were thwarted by the greed and abuses of the Southern Pacific Railroad. This novel is The______ (1901)‚ by Frank Norris‚ which is most impressive novel from his proposed trilogy ?The Epic of Wheat‚?.
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10) ____________ Strether is sent to Europe to fetch his wealthy fianc?’s son‚ Chad‚ who has lived abroad for several years. Strether discovers the appeal of the Old World and the attention of Maria Gostrey‚ and Mrs. Newsome sends Chad’s sisters to Europe to try to bring both men home. This is in Henry James’ novel The Ambassadors (1903).
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11) The Copperhead (1893)‚ about a New York farmer who opposes abolitionism during the Civil War; and The Damnation of______ Ware (1896)‚ his most popular work‚ about a Methodist preacher who questions the beliefs of the Methodist religion. This is by the Realist writer Harold Frederic and his best works include Seth’s Brother’s Wife (1887)‚ about New York farm life and politics.
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12) Stephen Crane wrote a short story and it inclided characters like a correspondent‚ an oiler‚ a cook‚ and a captain. Which is this short story.
13) "This excerpt is from what medieval legendary poem?Once more he saw with tightened heart The fretted spires of Brittomarte; Once more saw stout Sir Raguenel‚ Once more saw blue-eyed Yvernelle. Then restless grew‚ and vexed at heart‚ And from the others kept apart‚ And oft was thoughtful‚ stern‚ and cold‚ And oft was tender as of old. At times from revels fled away‚ At times was feverishly gay ; To Guhaldrada oft was curt‚ To her entreaties answered short. Until she ceased to question him‚ Stirred by suspicion vague and dim‚ Fixed on him sidelong‚ searching look That seemed to read him as a book."
14) An__________ Man (1883)‚ about two lawyers was written by the jurist Robert Grant ‚ who was first recognized as an author with his successful book. He also wrote Unleavened Bread (1900)‚ The Chippendales (1909)‚ and several other novels that addressed American culture.
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15) ?The Yellow__________ ? (1892)‚ is a psychological exploration of a woman who is having a mental breakdown while on a ?rest-cure? for postpartum depression. This story expressed feelings of confinement‚ frustration‚ and despair regarding women’s roles at the time. This is The feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s most famous short story.
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16) "Who is the ?mighty woman with a torch? in line 4?Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame With conquering limbs astride from land to land;Here at our sea-washed‚ sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch‚ whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning‚ and her name 5 Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame‚?Keep‚ ancient lands‚ your storied pomp!? cries she With silent lips. ?Give me your tired‚ your poor‚ 10 Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free‚The wretched refuse of your teeming shore‚Send these‚ the homeless‚ tempest-tossed to me‚I lift my lamp beside the golden door!?"
17) The title character in William Dean Howells’ novel______ (1905) uses idealist assertions to urge her fianc?‚ George Gearson‚ to join the fight. Although a conscientious objector‚ Gearson acquiesces to his fianc?’s pleas and is killed in his first battle. Gearson’s mother rails against the title heroine for her foolish romanticism‚ upon reading yellow journalism accounts of the Spanish-American War (1898).
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18) ?To Build a___________ ? (1910)‚ is about a gold prospector who ignores warnings and attempts a long journey during a cold spell (75 degrees below zero) with only his dog. When the man cannot start a fire after becoming wet‚ he freezes to death; however‚ the dog relies on instinct and returns to the camp alive. This is one of Jack London’s most popular short stories.
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19) The famous tales ?The Gift of the Magi? (1906)‚ ?The Furnished Room? (1906)‚ and ?The Ransom of Red Chief? (1910)‚ was written by William Sydney Porter (pseudonym O._________ )who is the writer of ironic short stories with surprising plot endings. Nnumerous short stories tell of life in Texas‚ South America‚ New York‚ and prison was also written by Porter’s .
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20) The Wonderful Wizard of _________(1900) was written by L. Frank Baum which is the whimsical children’s book and many other tales about an imaginary land. A movie musical starring Judy Garland was made adopting his book.
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21) "?The New Colossus? symbolized ________ ‚ Unlike the original Colossus.Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame With conquering limbs astride from land to land;Here at our sea-washed‚ sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch‚ whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning‚ and her name 5Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame‚?Keep‚ ancient lands‚ your storied pomp!? cries she With silent lips. ?Give me your tired‚ your poor‚ 10 Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free‚The wretched refuse of your teeming shore‚Send these‚ the homeless‚ tempest-tossed to me‚I lift my lamp beside the golden door!?"
22) Characters in this include Basil Ransom‚ his cousins Mrs. Luna and Olive Chancellor‚ Miss Birdseye‚ and Verena Tarrant. In dramatic Naturalism style‚ The Bostonians (1886)‚ by Henry James‚ explores the_______ movement and social reform.
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23) "?troubled star? is referenced in line 74. What is this referring to?Uriel.Why camest thou then? 50Raphael.Since earth is dear to me. Sometimes it seems?Treading the prairie’s autumn sibilance‚Or when the tongues of summer lightning speak In the corners of the cloud?I could forget My station ?mid the deathless hierarchies‚55 And change into a clot of anxious clay.Uriel.Mock not‚ sweet brother! thou who knowest well?Better than I or Michael or the rest?The throes that shake these clots of passionate clay;Knowest their lewd harsh blood‚ their shell of sense60 So frail‚ so piteously contrived for pain. Raphael.I dare to say how little jest it was.Oft‚ as I leave these sliding shafts of dark‚And homeward climb the immaterial cliffs‚My heart makes question which were worthier state 65 For a free soul to choose‚?angelic calm‚Angelic vision‚ ebbless‚ increscent‚Or earth-life with its reachings and recoils‚Its lewd harsh blood so swift to change and flower At the least touch of love‚ its shell of sense 70 So subtly led to minister to them delight‚So frail‚ so piteously contrived for pain.Uriel.Brother‚ thou dost not well to wander here.If thou wilt roam‚ choose some less troubled star. . . ."
24) " Playing the banjo instigates which of the following ? according to the speaker. (Click all that apply.)Oh‚ dere’s lots o’ keer an’ trouble In dis world to swaller down; An’ ol’ Sorrer’s purty lively In her way o’ gittin’ roun’. Yet dere’s times when I furgit ?em 5 Aches an’ pains an’ troubles all‚?An’ it’s when I tek at ebenin’ My ol’ banjo f’om de wall. ?Bout de time dat night is fallin. An’ my daily wu’k is done‚10 An’ above de shady hilltops I kin see de settin’ sun; When de quiet‚ restful shadders Is beginnin’ jes’ to fall‚?Den I take de little banjo 15 F’om its place upon de wall. Den my fam’ly gadders roun’ me In de fadin’ o’ de light‚ Ez I strike de strings to try ?em Ef dey all is tuned er-right. 20 An’ it seems we’re so nigh heaben We kin hyeah de angels sing When de music o’ dat banjo Sets my cabin all er-ring. An’ my wife an’ all de othahs‚? 25 Male an’ female‚ small an’ big‚?Even up to gray-haired granny‚ Seem jes’ boun’ to do a jig; ?Twell I change de style o’ music‚ Change de movement an’ de time‚ 30An’ de ringin’ little banjo Plays an ol’ hea’t-feelin’ hime. An’ somehow my th’oat gits choky‚ An’ a lump keeps tryin’ to rise Lak it wan’ed to ketch de water 35 Dat was flowin’ to my eyes; An’ I feel dat I could sorter Knock de socks clean off o’ sin Ez I hyeah my po’ ol’ granny Wif huh tremblin’ voice jine in. . . . 40"
25) "This poem From The Black Riders and Other Lines (1895)‚ illustrates Stephen Crane’s perception of the_________ of Nature and of God.?A man said to the universe:?Sir‚ I exist!’?However‚’ replied the universe‚?The fact has not created in meA sense of obligation.’?"

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