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  • 1. 

    Words or passages an author uses to activate emotions are....

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pathos, pathos." Pathos refers to the use of words or passages by an author to evoke emotions in the reader. By repeating the word "pathos," the answer emphasizes the importance of this literary technique in activating emotions.

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  • 2. 

    Style used by the Purtians containing simple words, references to religion, references to daily tasks, extended metaphors and similes, analogies, and allusions. 

    • A.

      Blank Verse

    • B.

      Plain Style

    • C.

      Point of View

    • D.

      Writing in letters that are scarlet

    Correct Answer
    B. Plain Style
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Plain Style. The plain style refers to a writing style used by the Puritans, characterized by the use of simple words, references to religion, references to daily tasks, extended metaphors and similes, analogies, and allusions. This style was preferred by the Puritans as it allowed them to communicate their religious beliefs and ideas effectively to a wide audience. It emphasized clarity and simplicity in writing, making it accessible to both educated and uneducated readers.

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  • 3. 

    This movement's writing was mainly persuasive, public, and political.

    • A.

      Romanticism

    • B.

      Individualism

    • C.

      Realism

    • D.

      Nationalism

    Correct Answer
    D. Nationalism
    Explanation
    The movement that fits the description of having persuasive, public, and political writing is Nationalism. Nationalism is a political ideology that emphasizes the interests and unity of a particular nation or group of people. During the time of this movement, writers often used their persuasive skills to promote nationalist ideas, advocate for political change, and inspire patriotism among the public. Therefore, Nationalism is the most suitable answer based on the given description.

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  • 4. 

    A short, witty statement to teach a moral is called a(n)....

    Correct Answer
    Aphorism
    aphorism
    Explanation
    An aphorism is a concise and clever statement that conveys a moral or a lesson. It is a brief and memorable saying that offers wisdom or insight in a humorous or thought-provoking way. It is often used to encapsulate a complex idea or truth in a few words, making it easier to remember and apply in daily life.

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  • 5. 

    This movement was a reaction to the Age of Reason, and was defined by: imagintion, emotion, and expression. Emphasized feelings more.

    • A.

      Realism

    • B.

      Romanticism

    • C.

      Naturalism

    • D.

      Puritanism

    Correct Answer
    B. Romanticism
    Explanation
    Romanticism is the correct answer because it was a movement that emerged as a response to the Age of Reason. It emphasized imagination, emotion, and expression, giving more importance to feelings rather than rationality. Romanticism celebrated individualism, nature, and the supernatural, and sought to explore the depths of human emotions and experiences. It rejected the strict rules and conventions of the previous era and embraced a more subjective and passionate approach to art, literature, and philosophy.

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  • 6. 

    Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were the two writers in this movement. It is seen in I Hear America Singing by Whitman

    Correct Answer
    Individualism
    individualism
    Explanation
    Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson were both writers associated with the literary movement of Individualism. This movement emphasized the importance of the individual and their unique experiences and perspectives. In the poem "I Hear America Singing" by Whitman, he celebrates the diverse voices and contributions of the American people, highlighting their individuality and the collective spirit of the nation. Therefore, the correct answer is Individualism, which can be written as individualism without capitalization.

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  • 7. 

    A persuasive appeal based on the character's or projected character's credibility or trustworthiness

    Correct Answer
    Ethos
    ethos
    Explanation
    Ethos refers to a persuasive appeal that relies on the character or projected character's credibility or trustworthiness. In other words, it involves establishing the speaker or writer as knowledgeable, reliable, and trustworthy in order to gain the audience's trust and persuade them. This can be achieved through demonstrating expertise, sharing personal experiences, or presenting evidence of one's qualifications or achievements. By using ethos, the speaker or writer aims to establish themselves as a credible and trustworthy source, making their argument more convincing to the audience.

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  • 8. 

    The use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence

    • A.

      Polysyndeton

    • B.

      Asyndeton

    • C.

      Conjunction Junction

    • D.

      Antidisestablishmentarianism (longest word in the dictionary)

    Correct Answer
    A. Polysyndeton
    Explanation
    Polysyndeton is the correct answer because it refers to the use of multiple conjunctions in a sentence to create a deliberate and emphatic effect. This technique adds weight and intensity to the sentence, making it more impactful and memorable. It differs from asyndeton, which involves the deliberate omission of conjunctions, and conjunction junction, which is not a term related to grammar or language. Antidisestablishmentarianism, although the longest word in the dictionary, is not relevant to the given question.

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  • 9. 

    The characteristics of this movement are Unity of Nature, Goodness of Humanity, and Supremacy of Insight over Logic and Reason

    Correct Answer
    Transcendentalism
    transcendentalism
    Explanation
    This movement, known as transcendentalism, emphasizes the unity of nature, the goodness of humanity, and the supremacy of insight over logic and reason. Transcendentalists believe in the inherent goodness of individuals and their ability to connect with the divine through intuition and personal experience. They reject societal norms and institutions that they believe restrict individual freedom and spiritual growth. Transcendentalism encourages individuals to seek truth and meaning through a direct and personal relationship with nature and the universe.

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  • 10. 

    A persuasive appeal to logic and reasoning

    • A.

      Logos

    • B.

      Ethos

    • C.

      Logicos

    • D.

      Oreos

    Correct Answer
    A. Logos
    Explanation
    Logos is the correct answer because it refers to a persuasive appeal that relies on logic and reasoning. This type of appeal aims to convince the audience by presenting logical arguments, facts, and evidence. Using logos in an argument can help establish credibility and persuade others based on rational thinking and sound judgment. Ethos, on the other hand, refers to appealing to ethics and credibility, while Logicos and Oreos are not valid terms in this context.

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  • 11. 

    A rhythym of accented and unaccented syllables which are organized into patterns, called feet.

    • A.

      Inches

    • B.

      Iambic

    • C.

      Meter

    • D.

      Miles

    Correct Answer
    C. Meter
    Explanation
    Meter refers to the rhythmic pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry. It organizes these syllables into patterns known as feet. This answer correctly identifies the concept of meter as the rhythmic structure of a poem. The other options, inches, iambic, and miles, are unrelated to the given definition of meter.

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  • 12. 

    This movement started at the end of the Civil War because Transcendentalists were getting annoying. Its techniques are settings that are familiar to the writers, ordinary characters, real truth about setting (unbiased author), and responsible morality

    • A.

      Naturalism

    • B.

      Realism

    • C.

      Transcendentalism

    • D.

      I hate Swegarden's tests

    Correct Answer
    B. Realism
    Explanation
    Realism is the correct answer because the movement described in the question aligns with the characteristics of Realism. Realism emerged after the Civil War as a reaction against the idealistic and spiritual beliefs of Transcendentalism. Realist writers sought to depict ordinary characters and settings that were familiar and realistic. They aimed to present the truth about the setting in an unbiased manner and explore responsible morality. Therefore, Realism is the most fitting choice based on the given description.

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  • 13. 

    The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses

    Correct Answer
    Anaphora
    anaphora
    Explanation
    Anaphora refers to the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses. This literary device is commonly used to create emphasis, rhythm, and to make a point more memorable to the reader or listener. By repeating the word or phrase, the author or speaker aims to reinforce the idea or concept being expressed. In this case, "anaphora" is the correct answer as it directly matches the given definition.

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  • 14. 

    An extension of Realism with the addition of pessimistic determinism. Its subject matter is usual raw and the characters are poor. 

    • A.

      Regionalism

    • B.

      Realism

    • C.

      Nationalism

    • D.

      Naturalism

    Correct Answer
    D. Naturalism
    Explanation
    Naturalism is the correct answer because it is an extension of Realism that incorporates pessimistic determinism. Naturalist literature focuses on the harsh realities of life, often depicting characters from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. The subject matter is typically raw and unfiltered, reflecting the naturalistic belief that human behavior is determined by external forces such as heredity and environment.

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  • 15. 

    This author used the "Code Hero" and was a manly man....

    Correct Answer
    Ernest Hemingway
    Hemingway
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway is known for his portrayal of the "Code Hero" in his works, which refers to a character who exhibits qualities such as courage, stoicism, and grace under pressure. Additionally, Hemingway's writing often focused on themes of masculinity and his own experiences as a manly man. Therefore, it can be inferred that the author mentioned in the question used the "Code Hero" and embodied characteristics of a manly man, similar to Hemingway.

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  • 16. 

    The artistic elimination of conjunctions in a sentence to create a particular effect.

    • A.

      Asyndeton

    • B.

      Polysyndeton

    • C.

      Alliteration

    • D.

      THE CONJUNCTION EATER

    Correct Answer
    A. Asyndeton
    Explanation
    Asyndeton refers to the deliberate omission of conjunctions in a sentence, which is done to create a specific effect. This technique helps in creating a sense of urgency, speed, or rhythm in the sentence. By removing conjunctions, the sentence becomes more concise and impactful. It allows the reader to focus on each individual element and adds a sense of emphasis to the sentence. Overall, asyndeton is a literary device used for artistic purposes to enhance the overall meaning and impact of a sentence.

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  • 17. 

    The branch of Realism that focuses on one area, its people, its common language, and its elements. Example: Notorious Jumping Frog thingy

    Correct Answer
    Regionalism
    regionalism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is regionalism. Regionalism is a branch of Realism that emphasizes a specific geographical area, its people, their dialect or common language, and the unique elements that define that particular region. This can include cultural traditions, customs, and the distinct characteristics of the people who inhabit that area. An example of regionalism is the story "Notorious Jumping Frog," which focuses on the specific regional dialect and characters of a particular area.

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  • 18. 

    This author thought Strangeness heightens beauty and wrote The Fall of the House of Usher as a Dark Romantic.

    Correct Answer
    Edgar Allen Poe
    Poe
    Explanation
    The given answer is simply restating the name of the author, Edgar Allen Poe, and his commonly used nickname, Poe. This answer does not provide any explanation or reasoning for why the author thought strangeness heightens beauty and wrote "The Fall of the House of Usher" as a Dark Romantic.

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  • 19. 

    A brief, interesting, and memorable statement.

    • A.

      Epitaph

    • B.

      Epigraph

    • C.

      Epiblah

    • D.

      Epigram

    Correct Answer
    D. Epigram
    Explanation
    An epitaph is a brief statement written on a tombstone to honor or remember a deceased person. An epigraph is a brief quotation or saying at the beginning of a book or chapter that sets the tone or theme. "Epiblah" is not a recognized word or term. An epigram, on the other hand, is a concise and witty statement or poem that often satirizes or cleverly expresses an idea. It is known for its brevity and memorable nature, making it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 20. 

    A traditional story, esp. one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon 

    • A.

      Fable

    • B.

      Myth

    • C.

      Generalization

    • D.

      Pastoral

    Correct Answer
    B. Myth
    Explanation
    A myth is a traditional story that typically explains the early history of a people or provides an explanation for natural or social phenomena. It often involves gods, goddesses, and supernatural beings and is passed down through generations. Myths are not meant to be taken literally but rather to convey symbolic or metaphorical meaning. They often serve to teach moral lessons or explain the origins of customs, rituals, and beliefs.

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  • 21. 

    Double entendre means....

    • A.

      Double Understanding

    • B.

      Double Stuffed Oreos

    • C.

      Double Meaning

    • D.

      Double Entrance

    Correct Answer
    C. Double Meaning
    Explanation
    Double entendre refers to a figure of speech or a phrase that has two possible interpretations or meanings, often one being innocent or straightforward and the other being risqué or suggestive. It is a form of wordplay that relies on the listener or reader to understand the intended meaning based on the context. Therefore, the correct answer is "Double Meaning."

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  • 22. 

    Some of these literary stories were "Earth on Turtle's Back" and the Navajo Origin Legend. They tell us how things came to be and usually contain animals in the story. 

    • A.

      Native American Myths

    • B.

      Parables

    • C.

      Allegory

    • D.

      Fables

    Correct Answer
    A. Native American Myths
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Native American Myths" because the passage mentions two specific stories, "Earth on Turtle's Back" and the Navajo Origin Legend, which are examples of Native American myths. These myths are known for explaining the origins of things and often feature animals in their narratives.

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  • 23. 

    A short narrative account of an amusing, unusual, revealing, or interesting event. Usually from personal experience 

    Correct Answer
    Anecdote
    anecdote
    Explanation
    Anecdote refers to a short narrative account that is amusing, unusual, revealing, or interesting, often based on personal experience. It is a story or incident that is shared to entertain or make a point. The term "anecdote" can be written in both uppercase and lowercase letters, as it is a common noun.

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  • 24. 

    This movement paralleled to the Renaissance. Some common pieces of literature were sermons, nonfiction narratives, diaries, biographies, and histories. NO FICTION CRAP. Plain Style!

    Correct Answer
    Puritanism
    puritanism
    Colonialism
    colonialism
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Puritanism and Colonialism. The movement being referred to in the question is the literary movement during the time of the Renaissance. Puritanism and Colonialism were two significant influences on literature during this period. Puritan literature focused on religious themes and moral instruction, often using plain and straightforward language. Colonial literature, on the other hand, reflected the experiences of early settlers in America and their interactions with the Native Americans. Both Puritanism and Colonialism produced nonfiction works such as sermons, diaries, biographies, and histories, as mentioned in the question.

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  • 25. 

    This type of poem tells emotions or feelings

    • A.

      Narrative Poem

    • B.

      Swegarden's Poem

    • C.

      Emotional Poem

    • D.

      Lyrical Poem

    Correct Answer
    D. Lyrical Poem
    Explanation
    A lyrical poem is a type of poem that expresses emotions or feelings. It is often characterized by its musical and melodic qualities, using language that is highly descriptive and evocative. Lyrical poems are often personal and introspective, allowing the reader to connect with the emotions being expressed. They can also be highly imaginative and use vivid imagery to create a sensory experience for the reader. Overall, a lyrical poem is a powerful form of expression that captures and conveys emotions in a profound and artistic way.

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  • 26. 

    This author wrote "The Prologue" in a sarcastic way during the Puritanism movement, mocking her own writing.

    • A.

      Phyllis Wheatley

    • B.

      Anne Bradstreet

    • C.

      Jack Kerouac

    • D.

      Emily Dickinson

    Correct Answer
    B. Anne Bradstreet
    Explanation
    Anne Bradstreet was a poet who lived during the Puritanism movement in colonial America. She is known for her poetry that often explored themes of religion and domestic life. "The Prologue" is one of her well-known works, where she uses a sarcastic tone to mock her own writing and the expectations placed on women writers during that time. This sarcastic approach can be seen as a way for Bradstreet to critique the limitations placed on women's creativity and expression within the Puritan society.

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  • 27. 

    Edward Taylor wrote this piece during the Puritanism movement. It expressed his love for God with many metaphors and images

    Correct Answer
    Huswifery
    huswifery
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Huswifery" because the given information states that Edward Taylor wrote this piece during the Puritanism movement. "Huswifery" is a poem written by Edward Taylor during the Puritanism movement, where he expresses his love for God using metaphors and images.

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  • 28. 

    "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" was written by him duirng the Puritanism movement. It reflected that people were losing religion,and wanted to show that people were at the mercy of God. 

    • A.

      Jonathan Edwards

    • B.

      William Bradford

    • C.

      Taylor Edwards

    • D.

      Ben Franklin

    Correct Answer
    A. Jonathan Edwards
    Explanation
    "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" is a sermon written by Jonathan Edwards during the Puritanism movement. The sermon aimed to emphasize the importance of religion and to warn people about the consequences of straying from God's path. It portrayed God as a powerful and vengeful being, highlighting the idea that individuals were entirely dependent on God's mercy for salvation. Edwards' sermon was a response to the declining religious fervor of the time and sought to rekindle faith among the people.

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  • 29. 

    This woman wrote The House on Mango Street during the Multiculturalism movement, showing a young girl coming of age in a Hispanic community. Some of the books themes were about growing up, family, and femininity. She also wrote "Straw Into Gold" or at least I think that is what it's called!

    • A.

      Selena Gomez

    • B.

      Rachel Beltz

    • C.

      Sandra Cisneros

    • D.

      Lorna Dee Cervantes

    Correct Answer
    C. Sandra Cisneros
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros is the correct answer because she wrote The House on Mango Street, a novel that depicts the coming of age of a young girl in a Hispanic community during the Multiculturalism movement. The book explores themes of growing up, family, and femininity. Additionally, the mention of "Straw Into Gold" suggests that the author has written other works, further supporting the identification of Sandra Cisneros as the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    This thing (catagorized as a movement according to Swe's study guide) was all about simply sharing feelings. Some of its characteristics were it being purgative, its emotional/personal content, alienation, personal failure, no barriers on subject matter, and its unbalanced protagonists. Example: the Bell Jar

    • A.

      Post Modernism

    • B.

      Sci-Fi

    • C.

      Confessional Poetry

    • D.

      Imagism

    Correct Answer
    C. Confessional Poetry
    Explanation
    Confessional poetry is the correct answer because it aligns with the given characteristics of the movement described in the question. Confessional poetry is known for its personal and emotional content, as well as its lack of barriers on subject matter. It often explores themes of alienation and personal failure. The reference to "the Bell Jar" further supports this answer, as it is a novel written by Sylvia Plath, who is considered one of the prominent confessional poets.

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  • 31. 

    This poetic movement was represented best by Hilda Doolittle, Wiliam Carlos Williams, and Ezra Pound. It usually is portrayed in very short poems that evoke an emotional response/capture emotions. Its style has clear expression, concrete images, everyday languages, and the direct presentation of images. 1909-1917

    Correct Answer
    Imagism
    imagism
    Explanation
    Imagism is a poetic movement that was represented by poets such as Hilda Doolittle, William Carlos Williams, and Ezra Pound. It is characterized by very short poems that evoke an emotional response and capture emotions. The style of Imagism includes clear expression, concrete images, the use of everyday language, and the direct presentation of images. This movement was prominent from 1909 to 1917.

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  • 32. 

    This movement's characteristics were alienation, fragmentation, stream of consciousness, urban experience, new subjects, and  implied themes. 

    • A.

      Modernism

    • B.

      Naturalism

    • C.

      Beat Movement

    Correct Answer
    A. Modernism
    Explanation
    Modernism is the correct answer because it aligns with the characteristics mentioned in the question. Modernism was a movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries that sought to break away from traditional forms and explore new artistic and literary techniques. It often focused on themes of alienation, fragmentation, and the urban experience, and employed techniques such as stream of consciousness. The movement also introduced new subjects and implied themes, making it the most fitting choice based on the given characteristics.

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  • 33. 

    The "New Negro Movement" in the 1920's and 1930's that was characteristice with Racial pride, the challenging of stereotypes, the black identity, and use of folk tradition and slavery. 

    Correct Answer
    The Harlem Renaissance
    Harlem Renaissance
    the Harlem Renaissance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural, social, and artistic movement that took place in Harlem, New York, during the 1920s and 1930s. It was characterized by a celebration of African American culture, racial pride, and a challenge to racial stereotypes. Artists, writers, musicians, and intellectuals used their work to explore and express the black identity, often drawing inspiration from folk traditions and the history of slavery. The Harlem Renaissance played a significant role in shaping African American art and culture and had a lasting impact on American society.

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  • 34. 

    This movement was similar to Modernism, but a little less pessimistic (according to Swe). Two key pieces during it were Death of a Salesman and The Catcher in the Rye

    Correct Answer
    Post-Modernism
    post-modernism
    post modernism
    Post Modernism
    Explanation
    The movement described in the question, which is similar to Modernism but less pessimistic, is referred to as Post-Modernism. This movement emerged after Modernism and challenged its principles by embracing a more playful and ironic approach to art and literature. "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller and "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger are considered key works of Post-Modernism.

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  • 35. 

    This movement reacted to the "blandness and conformity in America" It started in San Francisco. The authors described those who went against materialism. 

    • A.

      The Hippy Movement

    • B.

      The Heat Movement

    • C.

      Naturalism

    • D.

      The Beat Movement

    Correct Answer
    D. The Beat Movement
    Explanation
    The Beat Movement is the correct answer because it was a literary and social movement that emerged in the 1950s as a reaction against the perceived conformity and materialism of American society. It originated in San Francisco and was characterized by a rejection of mainstream culture and a focus on individuality, non-conformity, and spiritual exploration. The authors associated with the Beat Movement, such as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, wrote about their experiences and ideals, often advocating for personal freedom and social change.

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  • 36. 

    This type of writing was futuristic, seen in pieces like The Long Rain and Rocket Man

    Correct Answer
    Science Fiction
    science fiction
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Science Fiction, science fiction". This is because the question mentions that the writing style in question was futuristic, which is a characteristic often associated with science fiction. Additionally, the examples provided, "The Long Rain" and "Rocket Man," are both well-known science fiction stories. Therefore, it can be inferred that the correct answer is science fiction.

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  • 37. 

    This is a "coming of age" book. Example: The House on Mango Street

    • A.

      Growing up Story

    • B.

      Metonymy

    • C.

      Bildungnovel

    • D.

      Bildungsroman

    Correct Answer
    D. Bildungsroman
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Bildungsroman." This term refers to a genre of literature that focuses on the moral and psychological growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood. It typically involves the protagonist's journey of self-discovery, education, and maturation as they navigate through various challenges and experiences. "Coming of age" books often fall under the category of Bildungsroman as they explore the development and transformation of the main character as they transition into adulthood.

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  • 38. 

    The production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body. 

    • A.

      Scansion

    • B.

      Synesthesia

    • C.

      Prosody

    • D.

      Sensory Imagery

    Correct Answer
    B. Synesthesia
    Explanation
    Synesthesia is a neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway. It is characterized by the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body. Therefore, the given correct answer, "Synesthesia," accurately describes the phenomenon of producing a sense impression in one sense or part of the body through stimulation of another sense or part of the body.

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  • 39. 

    The patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry.  This one's a toughie!

    Correct Answer
    Prosody
    prosody
    Explanation
    Prosody refers to the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. It encompasses various elements such as meter, rhyme, and stanza structure. These elements work together to create a musical and rhythmic quality in poetry. The repetition of certain sounds and the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables contribute to the overall prosody of a poem. In this context, the correct answer is "Prosody."

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  • 40. 

    The action of scanning a line of verse to determine its rhythm.

    • A.

      SCANsion

    • B.

      Scanmeter

    • C.

      Iambic Pentameter

    • D.

      Metonymy

    Correct Answer
    A. SCANsion
    Explanation
    Scansion refers to the process of analyzing a line of verse to determine its rhythm or meter. It involves identifying and marking the stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, which helps to determine the overall pattern and structure of the verse. This process is essential in understanding the rhythmic flow and musicality of a poem, as well as interpreting its meaning and intentions.

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  • 41. 

    A story within a story, also rendered story-within-a-story, is a literary device or conceit in which one story is told during the action of another story.

    • A.

      Paradox

    • B.

      Oxymoron

    • C.

      Metanovel

    • D.

      Anecdote

    Correct Answer
    C. Metanovel
    Explanation
    A metanovel is a type of novel that self-consciously reflects on its own nature as a work of fiction. It often includes a story within a story, where the characters or events in the outer story comment on or interact with the inner story. This literary device allows the author to explore themes of storytelling, fiction, and the relationship between the author, the reader, and the characters. Therefore, a metanovel is the correct answer as it aligns with the definition provided in the explanation.

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  • 42. 

    The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant, for example suitfor business executive, or the track for horse racing.  Sorry, another tougie!

    Correct Answer
    metonymy
    Metonymy
    Explanation
    Metonymy is a figure of speech in which the name of one thing is substituted with the name of something closely associated with it. In this case, the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct is used to refer to the thing meant. For example, using "suit" to refer to a business executive or using "the track" to refer to horse racing. Metonymy allows for a more concise and impactful way of expressing ideas by using related terms that are easily understood in context.

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  • 43. 

    A hero who is not the typical type of hero, usually contrary to the archetypal hero. 

    • A.

      Weird Protagonist

    • B.

      Unique Antagonist

    • C.

      Code Hero

    • D.

      Anti Hero

    Correct Answer
    D. Anti Hero
    Explanation
    An anti-hero is a character who does not possess the typical heroic qualities and often goes against the traditional archetype of a hero. Unlike a typical hero, an anti-hero may have flaws, questionable morals, or unconventional methods. They may be reluctant or unwilling to take on the role of a hero, but ultimately end up doing what is necessary for the greater good. This contrasts with a typical hero who embodies noble qualities and always strives to do what is right.

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  • 44. 

    A poem that has a plot (by definition). It is a story-like poem, but something about it (meter or rhyme scheme for example) distinctly make it a poem

    Correct Answer
    Narrative Poem
    narrative poem
    Explanation
    A narrative poem is a type of poem that tells a story. It has a plot, similar to a story, but what sets it apart from other types of poems is its distinct poetic elements such as meter or rhyme scheme. These poetic elements give the narrative poem a poetic quality, making it more than just a simple story.

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  • 45. 

    A poetic meter consisting of a line with five feet in each of which the iamb is dominant. Most common meter pretty much!

    • A.

      Iambic Sentameter

    • B.

      Iambic Pentameter

    • C.

      Quatrain

    • D.

      Iambic Trimeter

    Correct Answer
    B. Iambic Pentameter
    Explanation
    Iambic pentameter is a poetic meter consisting of a line with five feet, and in each foot, the iamb is dominant. An iamb is a metrical foot consisting of one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable. This meter is commonly used in English poetry and is often associated with the works of William Shakespeare.

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  • 46. 

    A poem in the form of a speech or narrative by an imagined person, in which the speaker inadvertently reveals aspects of their character while describing a particular situation or series of events. Usually seen in plays!

    • A.

      Dramatic Monologue

    • B.

      Catharsis

    • C.

      Prologue

    • D.

      Dramatic Epilogue

    Correct Answer
    A. Dramatic Monologue
    Explanation
    A dramatic monologue is a type of poem where the speaker, who is an imagined person, reveals aspects of their character while describing a situation or events. This type of poem is usually seen in plays, where a character delivers a speech or narrative that provides insight into their thoughts, emotions, and motivations. It allows the audience to gain a deeper understanding of the character and their role in the story.

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  • 47. 

    This movement started  more cultural pieces of literature coming out, especially Native American, Hipsanic, and African American pieces

    Correct Answer
    Multiculturalism
    multiculturalism
    Explanation
    The movement mentioned in the question led to an increase in the production of cultural pieces of literature, particularly from Native American, Hispanic, and African American communities. This suggests that there was a growing recognition and celebration of diverse cultural identities, which aligns with the concept of multiculturalism. Multiculturalism refers to the belief or policy that encourages the inclusion and acceptance of various cultural groups within a society.

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  • 48. 

    This author wrote Blue Highways about traveling the backroads of America. I think it is considered a Multiculturalist piece....

    • A.

      William Least Heat Moon

    • B.

      Tall Grass Waving

    • C.

      Dances With Wolves

    • D.

      Geronimo

    Correct Answer
    A. William Least Heat Moon
    Explanation
    William Least Heat Moon is the correct answer because he is the author who wrote "Blue Highways" about traveling the backroads of America. The book is considered a Multiculturalist piece as it explores different cultures and communities across America during the author's journey.

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  • 49. 

    This author wrote Modernistic piece that is called As I Lay Dying

    Correct Answer
    William Faulkner
    Faulkner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Faulkner. Faulkner is the author who wrote the modernistic piece called "As I Lay Dying".

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  • 50. 

    Phyllis Wheatley wrote this Nationalistic piece praising George Washington. 

    • A.

      A Hymn to the Evening

    • B.

      To His Excellency, George Washington

    • C.

      To His Excellency, George Clooney

    • D.

      To His Excellency, General Washington

    Correct Answer
    D. To His Excellency, General Washington
    Explanation
    Phyllis Wheatley wrote the poem "To His Excellency, General Washington" as a Nationalistic piece praising George Washington. The title itself suggests that the poem is dedicated to George Washington, referring to him as "His Excellency" and "General Washington." This indicates a sense of admiration and respect for Washington's leadership and achievements. The poem likely highlights Washington's role in the American Revolution and his contributions to the nation's independence.

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