Quiz: Preface to Chapter 2, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Reception Theory
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. What is "imaginative" literature or literature that is not necessarily true?
2. According to Eagleton, the sentence "this is awfully squiggly handwriting" from Knut Hamsun's "Hunger" tells him its literary because of what reason?
a) The ideas.
b) The facts.
c) The context.
d) The content.
3. During the last decades of the eighteenth-century, the word prosaic begins to acquire what a kind of connotation?
a) A negative connotation.
b) A familiar connotation.
c) A positive connotation.
d) A unfamiliar connotation.
4. For Eagleton, how did the romantics usher a "forestalling of reasoned critical enquiry"?
a) Because the text was regarded as a...
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