Literary Theory: An Introduction Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


According to Eagleton, structuralism has proved that there is nothing _____ about codes. (from Chapter 3, Structuralism and Semiotics)


Why do feminists embrace the work of Jacques Lacan, despite the fact that he was contemptuous of the women's movement? (from Chapter 5, Psychoanalysis)


What literary movement, according to Eagleton, "brought structuralist and post-structuralist criticism to birth in the first place"? (from Chapter 4, Post-Structuralism)


Eagleton argues that for Stanley Fish, what a text "does" to us is a matter of what we do to what? (from Chapter 2, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Reception Theory)


In structuralism, the relationship between the sign and what it refers to is what? (from Chapter 3, Structuralism and Semiotics)

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