Key Terms And Ideas In Postmodernism

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Key Terms And Ideas In Postmodernism

This quiz will test your understanding of postmodernism and how texts can or cannot be labelled postmodern. Remember that in your essays you need to be able to use these topic specific terms.


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  • 1. 
    Which French Philosopher argued that there were no meta or grand narratives, only micro narratives?
    • A. 

      Jean Baudrillard

    • B. 

      John the Baptist

    • C. 

      Jean-Fran├žois Lyotard

    • D. 

      Jean Jacques Rousseau

    • E. 

      Jacques Derrida

  • 2. 
    Which term means that player loses track of time while playing in the hyperreal world of video games?
    • A. 

      Submersion

    • B. 

      Immersion

    • C. 

      Flow

    • D. 

      Subversion

    • E. 

      Sandbox

  • 3. 
    What is spectacle and where might you find it in postmodernism?
  • 4. 
    Which French Philosopher argued that there were no meta or grand narratives, only micro narratives?
    • A. 

      Jean Baudrillard

    • B. 

      John the Baptist

    • C. 

      Jean-Fran├žois Lyotard

    • D. 

      Jean Jacques Rousseau

    • E. 

      Jacques Derrida

  • 5. 
    Which answer does NOT refer to intertextuality?
    • A. 

      Parody

    • B. 

      Cultural references and events such as 9/11

    • C. 

      Niche audiences

    • D. 

      Reflexivity

    • E. 

      Pastiche

  • 6. 
    How does this advert connect with audiences?
    • A. 

      Rationally

    • B. 

      Emotionally

    • C. 

      Logically

    • D. 

      Foolishly

    • E. 

      Passively

  • 7. 
    What is spectacle and where might you find it in postmodernism?
  • 8. 
    Which answer does NOT refer to intertextuality?
    • A. 

      Parody

    • B. 

      Cultural references and events such as 9/11

    • C. 

      Niche audiences

    • D. 

      Reflexivity

    • E. 

      Pastiche

  • 9. 
    Baudrillard's simulacra means
    • A. 

      Something unique and individual

    • B. 

      The sign that creates the perception of reality than reality itself

    • C. 

      A type of car

    • D. 

      Truth

    • E. 

      A lie

  • 10. 
    How does this advert connect with audiences?
    • A. 

      Rationally

    • B. 

      Emotionally

    • C. 

      Logically

    • D. 

      Foolishly

    • E. 

      Passively

  • 11. 
    Baudrillard's simulacra means
    • A. 

      Something unique and individual

    • B. 

      The sign that creates the perception of reality than reality itself

    • C. 

      A type of car

    • D. 

      Truth

    • E. 

      A lie