ENG 225 Week 4 quiz.docx - Question 1 1 1 pts Why was The Birth of a Nation such a controversial film in spite of its technical brilliance It is deeply

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Question 1 1 / 1 pts Why was The Birth of a Nation such a controversial film, in spite of its technical brilliance? It is deeply critical of the United States It tells a story tinged with racism It advocates communis It is sexually explicit Question 2 1 / 1 pts Which female auteur is best known for staking out traditionally male territory in her films? Nicole Holofcener Sophia Coppola Kathryn Bigelow Nora Ephron Question 3 1 / 1 pts Which of the following is the “outer circle,” or minimal requirement, of Andrew Sarris’s model of the auteur theory? Interior meaning Distinguishable personality
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Technical competence Popularity with audiences Question 4 1 / 1 pts Which critic is best known for opposing the auteur theory? Roger Ebert Francois Truffaut Andrew Sarris Pauline Kael Question 5 1 / 1 pts Which director is credited with largely setting the stage for what we think of as the modern film director? D.W. Griffith Orson Welles Alfred Hitchcock Steven Spielberg Question 6 1 / 1 pts In which auteur’s films are you most likely to encounter gritty, urban subject matter?
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