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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The critic Norman Douglas writes an open letter to which author?
(a) Leo Tolstoy.
(b) Charles Dickens.
(c) Lawrence Sterne.
(d) D.H. Lawrence.

2. The historian ______________, while the novelist creates.
(a) Records.
(b) Receives.
(c) Regrets.
(d) Retreats.

3. Forster surmises that the character Moll was born out the author's experience in _____________.
(a) War.
(b) Politics.
(c) Prison.
(d) College.

4. Forster refers to characters as ________ created by the novelist.
(a) Creatures.
(b) Babies.
(c) Children.
(d) Word masses.

5. Which author has numerous flat characters who can express themselves in a single sentence?
(a) Tolstoy.
(b) Dickens.
(c) Austen.
(d) Proust.

6. Characters _______ daily life, not coincide with it.
(a) Propel.
(b) Paint.
(c) Parallel.
(d) Process.

7. Which author does the critic Percy Lubbock feel does not do a good job with point of view?
(a) Dickens.
(b) Lawrence.
(c) Melville.
(d) Tolstoy.

8. Forster contends that while The Antiquary has suspense, it lacks what?
(a) Theme.
(b) Passion.
(c) Story.
(d) Marketability.

9. Where is Moll sent after she is caught stealing?
(a) Florida.
(b) Cuba.
(c) Virginia.
(d) Australia.

10. Which characters in The Antiquary does Forster say Scott introduced artlessly?
(a) The Glenwoods.
(b) The Gallentry.
(c) The Gallenhalls.
(d) The Glenallans.

11. What is the occupation of the husband Moll loves deeply in the novel?
(a) Doctor.
(b) Highwayman.
(c) Pickpocket.
(d) Barkeeper.

12. William George Clark is best known for being what?
(a) Minister.
(b) Shakespearean Scholar.
(c) Novelist.
(d) Humorist.

13. Which character from the novel Evan Harrington is a good example of a memorable flat character?
(a) The Countess.
(b) The Count of Denmark.
(c) Jane Elliot.
(d) Becky Sharp.

14. What is the name of the Jane Austen character that Forster uses to illustrate "life like" aspects of characters?
(a) Mrs. Bennet.
(b) Elizabeth Bennet.
(c) Mr. Baker.
(d) Miss Bates.

15. What are flat characters called in the seventeenth century?
(a) Paper thin.
(b) Humorous.
(c) Humans.
(d) Flaties.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the highest common factor to all novels?

2. To be a true critic of literature, one must do what?

3. What is the silliest way Forster believes there is to classify novels?

4. Forster compares the story as the _________ of the novel.

5. What is the name of the young man in the first sentence of The Antiquary?

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