The Victorian Novel
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Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
The Woman's Suffrage Movement:
supported women's right to vote.
supported the end of slavery.
intended to end suffering.
Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Non-fiction works like Mayhew's London Labor and the London Poor and fiction works like Dickens' Hard Times often depict similar kinds of things. Which of the following best explains this relationship?
Novels were more fun to read than non-fiction, so all writing attempted to look like a novel when it was published.
Because Victorians were interested in social responsibility, and because they believed problems afforded solutions, they were more likely to focus on social realities in both fiction and non-fiction than the Romantic-era writers before them.
Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew were friends.
People were frightened by progress and enjoyed reading novels and non-fiction with horrifying narratives about technology. This was called sensationalism.
Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
In the novel Dracula, we see a surprising reversal of the gothic's use of place. Which of the following best describes this reversal and why it is important?
Harker travels from the west to the east, and his arrival at Castle Dracula represents the progress of the British Empire and the expansion of colonies.
Mina travels from her home to her friend's home, and this represents the social mobility of women and of the middle classes.
Van Helsing travels to London, and this represents the power of medical men and their ability to thwart myth and superstition.
The count travels from the east to the west, and his invasion of London can be linked to fears of the "other" and the fall of the British Empire.
Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Between 1870 and 1900, the formal Empire expanded to occupy an area of 4 million square miles. Which of the following is NOT one of the factors that contributed to expansion?
The development of Britain's relationship with the United States of America
A desire to defend the financial interests abroad
The threat posed by emerging world powers
The Industrial Revolution
Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
In The Sign of Four, the mystery revolves around things that happen abroad. Which of the following events leads Jonathon Small to flee (and initiate the pact with the Sikhs?)
The dissolve of the East India Trading Company in 1873
The Indian Rebellion of 1857
The crowning of Queen Victoria as Empress of India in 1877
The Indian National Congress of 1885
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