ENGL 202 Test 1


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Liberty University

ENGL 202 Test 1 Liberty University

  1. Of what illness does Mrs. Miller warn her daughter when she goes out walking the Roman streets at night?
  2. As more and more Native Americans were forced onto reservations, some authors chose to represent the perspectives of the indigenous tribes in order to fight back against their persecution. Which of the following was not an author who criticized American reservation policy?
  3. Jim Smiley has an addiction to what behavior?
  4. Where does Winterbourne take Daisy on their first “date”?
  5. What evidence does Winterbourne’s aunt Mrs. Costello provide that the Millers are “common”? (Daisy Miller)
  6. Where did Editha get her pro-war arguments from?
  7. The Realistic period of American literature rejected the Romantic period’s reliance on what literary device?
  8. What was the name of Jim’s frog? (in “The Notorious Jumping Frog”)
  9. Which event in the history of American territorial expansion occurred first?
  10. Who is Eugenio (in Daisy Miller)?
  11. What is the name of the man Twain’s narrator is looking for at the mining camp?
  12. In Twain’s story, the person the narrator was looking for, Leonidas Smiley, held what vocational position?
  13. Which of the following was not a key distinction between American life in the Romantic Period and American life in the Realistic Period?
  14. Which of the following monopolies was not consolidated during the period 1865−1914?
  15. Which of the following is not one of the effects of industrialization?
  16. Though Jim’s dog was a good fighter (in Twain’s story), what accounted for his first lost fight?
  17. Which of Daisy’s actions convinces Winterbourne that she is a “flirt”? (Daisy Miller)
  18. What about Editha’s encounter with George’s mother does the portrait painter find “vulgar”?
  19. The ______________ made possible almost instant communication across the country in 1861 and across continents in 1866.
  20. Late nineteenth century American writers differed from earlier American authors in what key regard?
  21. Which of the following best describes the differing views of human nature in the Romantic and Realistic periods?
  22. The population of New York City increased from half a million people in 1865 to 3.5 million in 1900. Where did these new New Yorkers come from?
  23. What is the central question that Winterbourne has about Daisy–around this question all other questions revolve.
  24. Which of these fictional elements most reinforces the conflict that governs “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”?
  25. Which of the following is one of the ways in which Daisy Miller stands out from Winterbourne and the society he’s familiar with.
  26. Which of the following was not a major historical event that impacted life and art in America at the end of the 19th century?
  27. For what was Jim Smiley notorious?
  28. This object symbolizes Editha’s overly romanticized view of war.
  29. Which of the following is not one ways in which the federal government expanded after the Civil War?
  30. This story depicts the changing attitude of late nineteenth-century America, contrasting through its characters the traditional East Coast values with the newly emerging western frontier values and allowing the character representing the western values to outsmart the East Coast one.
  31. After Mrs. Walker bars Daisy from her drawing room parties, what does Winterbourne conclude about Daisy’s behavior? (Daisy Miller)
  32. Which of the following is not one of the reasons for the increased publication and circulation of periodicals at the end of the nineteenth century in America?
  33. This was the goal of art during the Realistic period of American literature.
  34. Who is Randolph?
  35. Which monopoly did Frank Norris take on in his novel The Octopus because of its inhumane pricing policies and malicious treatment of Midwest, Great Plains, and California farmers?
  36. What did the man betting against Jim do to ensure that his frog won the race, and Jim’s frog lost?
  37. With whom do the Millers speak on a personal level, a behavior Mrs. Costello finds socially problematic?
  38. Where does Winterbourne live?
  39. What literary movement did William Dean Howells describe as “nothing more and nothing less than the truthful treatment of material”?
  40. After many awkward attempts at conversation, Winterbourne succeeds at drawing out Mrs. Miller on which subject at a dinner party? (Daisy Miller)