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QUESTION 1

  1. ____________ critics believe that society is controlled by its economy and governed by a class system. Since literature texts represent the ideologies of the cultures which produce them, they see literature as a way to explore our limited view of society's structures.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 2

  1. ____________ critics are interested in the ways nineteenth-century European empires and political domination affects the lives of people living in former colonies, particularly in the ways those without power are portrayed as inferior.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points

QUESTION 3

  1. __________ critics disagree with the "New Criticism" belief that the text itself has an inherent meaning. Instead, these critics maintain that what a text means cannot be separated from the reading process and that the text is not an object but an event that occurs in readers over time.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points

QUESTION 4

  1. __________ critics see literature as a kind of dream filled with symbolic elements that often mask their real meaning.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points

QUESTION 5

  1. __________ sees both the writer's intention and the reader's personal response as irrelevant in analyzing a text. These critics believe that each text has one inherent meaning and that a "close reading" of the text will reveal that meaning to the reader.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.Feminist

2 points

QUESTION 6

  1. __________ critics are interested in gender roles and the ways characters in literary texts are defined by their genders. They assert that gender roles are primarily learned rather than inherent.
    a.
    b.Reader-response
    c.
    d.

2 points

QUESTION 7

  1. __________ philosophers believe that language filters, distorts, and alters our perception of the world, and therefore texts have no fixed definition and no absolute meaning.
    a.
    b.
    c.New criticism
    d.Feminist

2 points

QUESTION 8

  1. __________ assert that culture permeates all texts and that literature is one of the texts in a culture that shapes our views and which critics investigate to unearth cultural power struggles.
    a.
    b.
    c.New Historicism
    d.



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