Introduction to Literary Theory

Introduction to Literary Theory

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Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
What is hermeneutics?
A
A term that describes the absence of racial others in the canon
B
A term that describes the attempt to read homosexuality into literature
C
A term that describes the effect of autobiography on text
D
A term that describes the interpretation of meaning
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements best describes Cleanth Brooks's attitude towards studying literature?
A
Critics should examine historical information surrounding a literary work.
B
Critics should develop universal readings of texts.
C
Critics should consider evolving notions of a text over time.
D
Critics should attempt to paraphrase texts in order to find out what they mean.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which school of literary theory is associated with the phrase "to make the stones stonier"?
A
Humanism
B
Formalism
C
Structuralism
D
Poststructuralism
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best describes the difference between literary criticism and literary theory?
A
Literary criticism is concerned only with the meaning of a literary work, while literary theory is concerned only with the structure of a literary work.
B
Literary criticism draws upon research derived from sources outside literature, while literary theory draws upon sources within a text.
C
Literary criticism is concerned with how characters in a text act, while literary theory is concerned with why characters act.
D
Literary theory is concerned with the method used to interpret a work, while literary criticism is the application of literary theory.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Trauma theory is tremendously influenced by which theoretical school?
A
Psychoanalysis
B
Marxism
C
Feminism
D
Deconstruction
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