Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Quiz

Peter Barry
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Which of the following works of T.S. Eliot was a collage of juxtaposed, incomplete stories, or fragments of stories according to the chapter titled "Postmodernism"? (from Postmodernism)

2.

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)

3.

________ read major works from an ecocritic point of view and extend the application of concepts to areas other than the natural world. (from Ecocriticism)

4.

The chapter "Feminist Criticism" informs the reader that "for her notion of the basic opposition between semiotic and the symbolic Kristeva was indebted to Jacques Lacan and his distinction between two realms, the ________ and the ________. (from Feminist criticism)

5.

According to the chapter titled "Marxist Criticism," what was the name of the group that had flourished in the 1920s until disbanded by the Party, even though their work was not strictly Marxist in spirit? (from Marxist criticism)

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