LTRE 421 Final Exam Week 8 Latest-DeVry



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LTRE 421 Final Exam Week 8 Latest-DeVry

LTRE 421 Final Exam Week 8 Latest-DeVry


LTRE 421 Final Exam Week 8 Latest-DeVry

Week 8 Final Exam

Question 1

5 pts

(TCO 3) The character against whom the protagonist’s struggle is directed is called what?

  • Conflict
  • Antagonist
  • Structure
  • Organic unity

Question 2

5 pts

(TCO 3) Free verse is defined as

  • poetry with no regular meter or rhyme scheme.
  • poetry in heightened language.
  • poetry with a regular meter and rhyme scheme.
  • poetry written for specific occasions.

Question 3

5 pts

(TCO 1) Which of the following is not a major genre of literature?

  • Technical and scientific articles
  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • Prose fiction

Question 4

5 pts

(TCO 2) Situations in a play in which characters have only partial, misguided, or incorrect understanding of what is happening are called

  • contextual symbols.
  • themes.
  • complications.
  • dramatic ironies.

Question 5

5 pts

(TCO 1) When one thing is described with the properties of another thing that it is not, this is a

  • theme.
  • metaphor.
  • symbol.
  • figure of speech.

Question 6

5 pts

(TCOs 3 and 5) In Freytag’s Pyramid of dramatic structure, exposition refers to

  • the part of a drama that introduces a play’s background, characters, and situations.
  • the point of view that the play expresses.
  • the end of the play’s central conflict.
  • the circumstances that force a play’s protagonist to recognize what needs to be done to resolve the conflict.

Question 7

5 pts

(TCO 5) Which of the following is not a feature of blank verse as used in Hamlet?

  • Iambic, using two syllables vocalized in the pattern unstressed, stressed
  • Ends up to be 10 syllable lines
  • Rhymed verse
  • Each unstressed-stressed syllabic pair makes a foot pentameter (5 feet to a line)

Question 8

5 pts

(TCO 6) A literary critic using the structuralist

  • critical approach would look for which of the following features of a literary work?
  • The ways that content and form in a literary work provide insights for evaluating the quality of the work
  • The potential message or lesson the work has about leading a better life
  • The relationships and connections among elements that otherwise appear separate and unique
  • The historical circumstances in which the literary work was created

Question 9

5 pts

(TCO 6) The critical approach that focuses on the patterns in a story that are similar throughout various cultures and historical times would be

  • structuralist.
  • psychological and psychoanalytic.
  • archetypal and symbolic and mythic.
  • feminist criticism and gender studies and queer theory.

Question 10

5 pts

(TCO 6) The focus on the social classes of characters in a literary work is an example of

  • psychological and psychoanalytic critical approach.
  • topical and historical critical approach.
  • economic determinist and Marxist critical approach.
  • moral and intellectual critical approach.

Question 11

50 pts

(TCO 4) What were the characteristics of Renaissance theater? How does Hamlet reveal that it was written specifically for Renaissance theater? Use specific examples from the play to show how the play would be performed.

Question 12

50 pts

(TCO 7) Compare the families in Sandra Cisneros’ Mericans and August Wilson’s Fences. Describe the concept of family that each work presents. What good and bad effects are produced within the families? What are the internal struggles of the families? Are these struggles resolved?

Question 13

50 pts

(TCO 8) Modern literature will often indirectly lead a reader to seeing the subject or main idea of the literary work. Consider Seamus Heaney’s Mid-Term Break and Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man is Hard to Find and how the authors delay the punch until the very end. Discuss the clues the authors give early in the works that lead to the conclusions or foreshadow the endings. What are the advantages of this delaying tactic in literature?