Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Quiz

Peter Barry
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The narrator reveals that the modern period began with the ________. (from Postmodernism)

2.

The institutional acceptance of the term "queer" dates to a 1990 conference on "queer theory" at what major university? (from Lesbian/gay criticism)

3.

Which of the following terms best fit the following definition: "a form of literary criticism which uses some of the techniques of psychoanalysis in the interpretation of literature"? (from Psychoanalytic criticism)

4.

Which of the following term is about "lexical items" (words) which cross the boundaries between sentences, binding them into a single continuous utterance, even though they are grammatically separate sentences? (from Stylistics)

5.

The chapter titled "Psychoanalytic Criticism" discusses the use by the unconscious of these linguistic means of self-expression is part of ________'s evidence for the claim that the unconscious is structured like a language. (from Psychoanalytic criticism)

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