Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Quiz

Peter Barry
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

________ focalization is classic narrative called omniscient narration, according to the narrator in the chapter titled "Narratology." (from Narratology)

2.

In the following statement found in the chapter "New Historicism and Cultural Materialism," what does the word "panoptic" mean: "Michel Foucault's pervasive image of the state is that of 'panoptic'"? (from New historicism and cultural materialism)

3.

According to Plato, "a state of language anterior to the Word" is called ________. (from Feminist criticism)

4.

The British critic ________ described cultural materialism as "a politicized form of historiography." (from New historicism and cultural materialism)

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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