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Unformatted text preview: novels like A Connecticut true statement about the reception of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
C Twain's overall message in A Connecticut
○ Yankee in King Arthur's Court by the American public?
○ The public had too strong a belief in the doctrine of
progress to accept the cynicism demonstrated at the Yankee in King Arthur's Court is one that
had a profound impact on the American public.
○ Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's conclusion of Twain's novel.
○ Twain's novel received little public recognition until
the work was adapted for motion pictures and plays.
○ Although the public enjoyed Twain's humor, his use Court has been a more popular version of the
Arthurian legends than has Malory's Morte d'Arthur
○ A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court of both sixth-century and nineteenth-century has been accepted as an enjoyable and humorous tale characters confused many people. in versions that have omitted the anarchy at the D
○ The public has continued to enjoy Twain's story, but novel's conclusion the last part of the novel seems too violent to
E Because of the cynicism at the end of the book, the
public rejected Twain's work in favor of the work of
Thomas Malory. 77 Exercise 14
F or each of Questions 1-3, select one answer choice
unless otherwise instructed. F or the following question, consider each of the
choices separately and select all that apply Questions 1 to 3 are based on the following reading
passage. 1. It can be inferred that the author of the passage
would describe Brown Girl, Brownstones as being Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959) was A
□ highly influenced by novels written in the early a landmark in the depiction of female characters in Black twentieth century American literature. Marshall avoided the oppressed and B
□ important in the late 1950's but dated today
□ an important influence on novels written in Line tragic heroine in conflict with White society that had been
5 typical of the protest novels of early twentieth century. the1970's Like her immediate predecessors, Zora Neale Hurston
and Gwendolyn Brooks, she focused her novel on an 2. According to the passage, Hurston, Brooks, and ordinary Black woman's search for identity within the Marshall are alike in that they
○ did not examine the effects of White culture on context of a Black community. But Marshall extended the
10 analysis of Black female characters begun by Hurston and their characters' lives Brooks by depicting her heroine's development in terms B
○ were heavily influenced by the protest novels of of the relationship between her Barbadian American the early twentieth century parents, and by exploring how male and female roles C
○ used Black communities as the settings for their were defined by their immigrant culture, which in turn
D wrote primarily about the difficulties their char○ was influenced by the materialism of White America. By
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