The Victorian Novel

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?
A
Chemistry, electricity, engineering, and architecture
B
Empiricism, enlightenment, and romanticism
C
Alcoholics Anonymous, the World Health Organization, and NATO
D
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?
A
It is not important to pay attention to point of view, and narrative voice is only important if it is a first person narrator.
B
We identify better with first person narrators.
C
If it is an all-knowing narrator, then the story will be "preachy" and moralistic.
D
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?
A
Tabloid journalism
B
Notorious trials such as that of the poisoner Palmer
C
New weekly and monthly (often illustrated) literary magazines
D
All of these
Question 74 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best describes the Tory political perspective?
A
Hostility to dissenters
B
Complete non-resistance to the monarchy
C
Support for Jacobites
D
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?
A
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.
B
Most of the Victorian illustrations were done with wood blocks.
C
From mid-century, two styles of woodblock illustration occur, the old vignette and the pen-and-ink drawing.
D
All of the above statements are accurate descriptions of this art book period.
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