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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What variation is Opera English replacing in Exercises in Style?
(a) West Indian.
2. How is the man's neck described in Olfactory?
(b) Disturbingly long.
(c) Long and juvenile.
3. What is true about the words used in More or Less?
(a) The letters are out of order in each word.
(b) They are made-up words.
(c) They are written in random order.
(d) They are real words.
4. What is wrong with the button in Philosophic?
(a) It is sociologically too low.
(b) It is sociologically too high.
(c) It is psychologically unbalanced.
(d) It is economically too high.
5. What is one characteristic of Casual?
(a) Visual comedy.
(b) Vivid descriptions.
(c) Frequent dialogue.
(d) Long paragraphs.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the narrator of Feminine describe the man's friend?
2. How is the man's hat described in Abusive?
3. What does the rhyming slang replace in Rhyming Slang?
4. What tinges the hat's plaited cord in Gustatory?
5. What language is used in Dog Latin?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how the author can write the variation "Gustatory" without tasting anything that happens in the story?
2. Compare and contrast "Back Slang" and "Dog Latin."
3. What makes the variation "Awkward" seem awkward?
4. Explain the variation "Reactionary," and why it is titled "Reactionary."
5. Explain the variation "Olfactory."
6. Why is the variation "For Ze Frrensh" considered comical? Why is this variation put in place of "Poor lay Zanglay" in the English version of Exercises in Style?
7. What makes the narrator in the variation "Biased" a biased narrator?
8. Why do you think the author includes the variation "Feminine?"
9. What makes the variation "Abusive" so confrontational?
10. Explain how the basic story is changed in "Antiphrasis."
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