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Liberty University ENGL 102 Test 1 Complete Solutions Correct Answers Key
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•  Question 1

 

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                The fact that most of the villagers participate in the lottery suggests that ____________.

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•  Question 2

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                Mrs. Hutchinson is representative of the whole community because ______________.

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•  Question 3

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                Which of the following is NOT true?  The story uses the symbol of the lottery to communicate ____________.

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•  Question 4

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                One of the most notable ironies about the characters is that __________.

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                That little Davy Hutchinson, the small son of the victim, is given a few pebbles to throw at his mother suggests that __________.

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                A dynamic character and developing character are synonymous, meaning they both undergo a permanent change.

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                The term used to describe the reasons a character behaves as he does

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•  Question 8

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                The protagonist is simply the central character.

                               

               

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•  Question 9

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                Which of the following authors explored the Puritan past of New England in his short story published in 1835?

                                               

               

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•  Question 10

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                Read this excerpt from “The Destructors” by Graham Greene and answer the question that follows: “The loo stood like a tomb in a neglected graveyard. The curtains were drawn. The house slept. Blackie lumbered nearer the saw and the sledge-hammer. Perhaps after all nobody had turned up; the plan had been a wild invention; they had woken wiser. But when he came close to the back door he could hear a confusion of sound hardly louder than a hive in swarm; a clickety-clack, a bang bangbang, a scraping, a creaking, a sudden painful crack.”

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•  Question 11

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                An example of a plot pattern is metaphysical structure.

                               

               

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•  Question 12

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                Mr. Summers, Old Man Warner, Mr. and Mrs. Adams, and Mrs. Hutchinson are characters in "The Lottery."

                               

               

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                The term used to describe a situation where the author tells the story using the third person, but is limited to reporting what the characters say or do; the author does not interpret their behavior or tell us their private thoughts or feelings

 

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•  Question 14

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                "Young Goodman Brown" was authored by

                               

               

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•  Question 15

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                A Bank Holiday in Britain is a four day holiday.

                                               

               

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•  Question 16

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                "The Child by Tiger" ends with General Zaroff's and Dick Prosser's deaths.

                               

               

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•  Question 17

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                According to the lectures (PointCast), literature reading forces the person to interact with material in order to sustain mental activity.

               

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•  Question 18

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                Conflict is a clash of actions, ideas, desires, or wills.

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•  Question 19

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                In "The Rocking Horse Winner," the irony of situation is manifested when Hester thinks she's lucky because she "married for love" and "had bonny children."

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                The term used to describe a situation where the author tells the story using the third person, knowing all and free to tell us anything, including what the characters are thinking...

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•  Question 21

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                Plot is about cause and effect.

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•  Question 22

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                "He sat down calmly on the bank and, as quietly as if he were seated on his cot in an Army barracks, he unlaced his shoes, took them off, placed them together neatly at his side, and then stood up like a soldier, erect, in his bare bleeding feet. . . ."

 

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•  Question 23

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                In "The Rocking-Horse Winner," Bassett is

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•  Question 24

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                A flat character and round character are synonymous.

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                The term used to describe the angle of vision from which a story is told

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                In "The Destructors" the gang has twelve members.

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•  Question 27

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                Read this excerpt from “The Destructors” by Graham Greene and answer the question that follows: “There was no sign of anybody anywhere. The loo stood like a tomb in a neglected graveyard. The curtains were drawn. The house slept.”  “The house slept” is a metaphor for __________.

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death

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quiet

                                               

•  Question 28

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                The three major areas in examining any story are character, plot, and setting.

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•  Question 29

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                The term used to describe the position from which details in a narration/short story are perceived and related is

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•  Question 30

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                The antonym (word with opposite meaning) for a round character is

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•  Question 31

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                "Dearest heart," whispered she softly and rather sadly when her lips were close to his ear, "prithee, put off your journey until sunrise, and sleep in your own bed tonight."

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•  Question 32

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                In “The Child by Tiger,” Dick Prosser's final act is removing his shoes, standing up like a soldier, and facing the mob.

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                A character that profits from experience and undergoes a change or development is called.

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•  Question 34

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                "It's got a staircase two hundred years old like a corkscrew. Nothing holds it up." This quotation appears in

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•  Question 35

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                The plot is the same as the work's content.

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•  Question 36

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                In "The Rocking-Horse Winner" the whispers are symptoms, not causes. And Paul only makes them worse.

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                A direct revelation of character is when the traits are mentioned by the author or by another character.

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•  Question 38

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                Fables are stories about animals that are often used to teach a moral.

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•  Question 39

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                "I tell you it wasn't fair. You didn't give him time enough to choose. Everybody saw that."

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                "Is luck money, mother?" he asked, rather timidly.

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•  Question 41

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                "The Most Dangerous Game" was authored by

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•  Question 42

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                "My love and my Faith,…of all nights in the year this one must I tarry away from thee." Who made this statement?

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                Climax is when a character must choose between two courses of action, both desirable.

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                Another possible name for a character who undergoes no change.

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•  Question 45

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                A "stock" character is stereotypical.

                               

               

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•  Question 46

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                In "The Rocking Horse Winner," Paul's mistake of confusing "luck" with "lucre" causes the unhappiness and tragedy in the story.

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                The American author who added an interest in people's personalities, emotions, and attitudes to the writing of short narrative fiction was the

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

                                               

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                "The Child by Tiger" continues for several pages after Dick Prosser's death.

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•  Question 49

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                According to the Instructor's Notes (or Lesson Outline), short fiction began in America with Washington Irving, who dealt with fantasy and humor.

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•  Question 50

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                Read this excerpt from “The Destructors” by Graham Greene and answer the question that follows: “There was no sign of anybody anywhere. The loo stood like a tomb in a neglected graveyard. The curtains were drawn. The house slept.”  The statement that the “loo stood like a tomb” is an example of?

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