Quiz: Preface to Introduction: What is Literature?
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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. According to Eagleton, formalism is the application of what to the study of literature?
2. Eagleton argues that if literature includes much factual writing, it also excludes "quite a lot of" what?
3. For Eagleton, opposition between "historical" and "artistic" truth does NOT apply to what?
b) Middle English.
c) Early Icelandic sagas.
d) Late Victorian novels.
4. According to Eagleton, what does his book try to demonstrate about a body of literary theory?
a) That there is sometimes a body of literary theory that springs from and is applicable to literature alone.
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