The Victorian Novel
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Question 71 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Victorians were interested in social justice, and therefore were likely to take action based upon perceived social wrongs. Which of the following were programs instituted in the Victorian period?
Chemistry, electricity, engineering, and architecture
Empiricism, enlightenment, and romanticism
Alcoholics Anonymous, the World Health Organization, and NATO
Democracy, feminism, unionization of workers, socialism, and Marxism
Question 72 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Why is it important to pay attention to point of view and narrative voice when reading a novel?
It is not important to pay attention to point of view, and narrative voice is only important if it is a first person narrator.
We identify better with first person narrators.
If it is an all-knowing narrator, then the story will be "preachy" and moralistic.
Knowing who is telling the story and whether they have a complete or limited perspective of the events helps you understand whether they are trustworthy and reliable narrators of the story.
Question 73 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following mid-century phenomena led to the popularity of the sensation novel?
Notorious trials such as that of the poisoner Palmer
New weekly and monthly (often illustrated) literary magazines
All of these
Question 74 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best describes the Tory political perspective?
Hostility to dissenters
Complete non-resistance to the monarchy
Support for Jacobites
A conservative, reactionary group that favored the aristocracy, whose power base was the rural squirearchy
Question 75 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Between 1850 and 1900, approximately 1, 200 "art" books were produced in Britain. Given that information, which of the following statements is most accurate?
The artist engraved his own white line illustrations on boxwood blocks, and the artist-engraver remained a common figure in book illustration until mid-century.
Most of the Victorian illustrations were done with wood blocks.
From mid-century, two styles of woodblock illustration occur, the old vignette and the pen-and-ink drawing.
All of the above statements are accurate descriptions of this art book period.
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