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MRS. DESMOND LANGUAGE ARTS

REALISM AND NATURALISM QUIZ
FLASHCARDS

PLEASE CUT APART AND STUDY.
Know the differences between REALSIM and NATURALISM.
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Know two REALIST authors along with their works.
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Know two NATURALIST authors along with their works.
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True or False - A Realist writer has to find meaning and entertaining elements in the commonplace.
True
True or False - A Realist has to be acutely observant and deal honestly with his/her characters.
True
True or False - Naturalists did not have their universe defined and questioned fate.
False (corrected, it should read: Naturalists did have their universe defined and did not question fate.)
True or False - Frank Norris was an author who used local color and regionalsim.
False (corrected, it should read: Frank Norris was an author who did not use local color and regionalism.)
True or False - Bret Harte wrote "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
False (corrected, it should read: Mark Twain wrote "The Jumping Frog of Calaceras County."
True or False - Local color is a part of regionalism.
True
True or False - Regionalism in literature is the tendency among certain authors to write about specific geographic areas.
True
True or False - Willa Cather wrote "The
Awakening."
False (corrected it should read: Kate Chopin wrote "The Awakening."
True or False - Dialect is a part of local color.
True
True or False - Local color is the use in a literary work of characters and details unique to a particular geographic area. Local color can only be created through dialect and customs.
False - (Local color can be created through dialect, customs, scenery, clothing, etc.)
Naturalists believed a person's fate was controlled by: ____________________________________.
environment, heredity, and change
Realsim came about as a reaction against __________ after being disillusioned by _______________________.
romanticism
the Civil War
Naturalism began with the philosophy of _____________,
Emile Zola
Characters in naturalist works are:
(1) shaped by forces beyond their control

(2) powerless and insecure
Characters in naturalist works usually conduct themselves with......
(1) strength and dignity in the face of struggle.
(2) a sense of control, even though they do not possess any.
The leading realist author in this era was:
William Dean Howells
Samuel Langhorne Clemens' pen name came from,,,,,,,
the verbal "call" made announcing safety in steamboat travel.
Realsim came about as a reaction against __________ after being disillusioned by _______________________.
romanticism
the Civil War
Naturalism began with the philosophy of _____________,
Emile Zola
Characters in naturalist works are:
(1) shaped by forces beyond their control

(2) powerless and insecure
Characters in naturalist works usually conduct themselves with......
(1) strength and dignity in the face of struggle.
(2) a sense of control, even though they do not possess any.
The leading realist author in this era was:
William Dean Howells
Samuel Langhorne Clemens' pen name came from,,,,,,,
the verbal "call" made announcing safety in steamboat travel.
Technique where the the reader is observing the thoughts of the character, directly as theycome from his or her mind.
dream of consciousness
Point of view that is third person, but only reveals the thought and feeling of only one character.
limited
When Mrs. Mallard suddenly dies, this type of irony is used.
situational
When we know that Mrs. Mallard feels freedom and the characters have no idea of her revelation, this type of irony is used.
dramatic
The source of inspiration for most of Twain's works
boyhood experiences
Kate Chopinb's theme of choice which ran through many of her works.
feminism or Louisiana
The author in this era whose death remaiins a mystery to this day. He was last seen in Mexico.
Ambrose Bierce
Another name for Union soldiers or the Union side during the Civil War...
Federal or Yankee
"Slice of life" literature isknown as this...
Realism
The naturalist novel that earned over one million dollars for its author....
"The Call of the Wild"
Writing meant to evoke laughter
humor
His pen name literally means "safe water."
Mark Twain
What is it called when an author exaggerates on purpose for effect?
hyperbole
What technique is this an example of....."I said nuthin', feller,"
dialect
What is it called when a narrator shows no emotion during his/her storytellilng?
deadpan
Write 5 literary eras.
1. realsim 2. naturalism
3. transcendentalism 4. Puritan plain style 5. romanticism 6. modernism
7. contemporary
Be able to write a paragraph on "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," Use at least 2 realist techniques used with examples from the story.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.
Be able to present two themes in "The Story of an Hour". Discuss the significance of these themes to the reader by providiing clear examples.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.
Discuss the man's relationship in "To Build a Fire" with nature, analyzing how the short story follows naturalist theory.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.
Write 5 literary eras.
1. realsim 2. naturalism
3. transcendentalism 4. Puritan plain style 5. romanticism 6. modernism
7. contemporary
Be able to write a paragraph on "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," Use at least 2 realist techniques used with examples from the story.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.
Be able to present two themes in "The Story of an Hour". Discuss the significance of these themes to the reader by providiing clear examples.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.
Discuss the man's relationship in "To Build a Fire" with nature, analyzing how the short story follows naturalist theory.
Paragraph should be 7 sentences long. Include an introduction and conclusion sentence along with examples of coordination and subordination.