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Short Story Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which story is an allegory?
    • A. 

      The Pedestrian- because he is a symbol for the good left in the world

    • B. 

      The Yellow Wallpaper- because she keeps trying to figure out what the symbols on the wallpaper means

    • C. 

      Flowers for Algernon- because he is a symbol of bravery

    • D. 

      To Build a Fire- because the fire is symbolic towards success but the man keeps failing to build a fire so he isn't successful and dies

  • 2. 
    What does allusion mean, and what story is it from?
    • A. 

      The Pedestrian- to be happy

    • B. 

      The Masque of the Red Death- when an author makes reference to another work of literature

    • C. 

      The Necklace- to loose

    • D. 

      The Masque of the Red Death- the pretend to be

  • 3. 
    What is the point of view of Flowers for Algernon?
  • 4. 
    What are some elements of exposition in The Necklace?
    • A. 

      Paris, Loisel, Dramatic Irony, Needs necklace to wear

    • B. 

      Paris, France, Mme Loisel, necklace

    • C. 

      Loisel, necklace, dram. irony

    • D. 

      Mme Forestier, needs necklace to wear, Paris, dram. irony

  • 5. 
    What are the character named in Blues Ain't No Mockin' Bird?
  • 6. 
    What is the story structure of Masque of the Red Death?
  • 7. 
    In which stories do the protagonists not have names?
    • A. 

      The Yellow Wallpaper, The Pedestrian

    • B. 

      The Stone Boy, The Masque of the Red Death, The Bet

    • C. 

      The Bet, The Yellow Wallpaper, To Build a Fire, Dreams of Distant Lives

    • D. 

      To Build a Fire, The Stone Boy

  • 8. 
    What is the woman protagonists name in Thank You M'am?
  • 9. 
    What could be the climax in Blues Ain't No Mockin' Bird?
    • A. 

      When the reporter and cameraman come

    • B. 

      What climax?

    • C. 

      When Grandaddy Cain wrecks the camera

    • D. 

      None of the above

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