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I’m studying and need help with a English question to help me learn.

Which critical approach does this thesis statement suggest?

In open double quoteThe

Death of the Ball Turret

Gunner,close double quote

the soldier falls from one womb, his mother’s, into the uncaring one of the State; Jarrell’s poem functions as a short but damning criticism of the way the government treats its armed

forceslong dashas

expendable, faceless, and barely human.

historicist

biographical

archetypal

Marxist

2.Which of the following two critical approaches does this thesis statement suggest? Choose the best answer.

In each of these sonnets, the four seasons and these seasons’ associations with various Greek gods are used to symbolize the life cycle of a love affair.

post-structuralist

and new historicist

deconstructionist and psychoanalytical

structuralist and mythological/archetypal

cultural and reader-response

3.Which of the following approaches is closely related to the work of Carl Jung?

post-structuralism

gender studies

multicultural studies

mythological/archetypal criticism

4.Which of the following critical approaches does this thesis statement suggest? Choose the best answer.

In open double quoteThe

Author to Her

Book,close double quote

Anne Bradstreet’s sharp criticisms of her

open double quotechild,close double quote

her book, point to an unconscious yet powerful sense of

inadequacylong dashbut

is this the speaker’s insecurity or the author’s?

formalist

feminist

biographical

psychoanalytical

5.Which of the following critical approaches is suggested by this thesis statement?

In open double quoteI,

Too,close double quote

Langston Hughes captures the journey toward civil rights with the smallest of word changes from the first and last line: sing (I, too, sing America) becomes am (I, too, am

America).

However, published in 1945, a decade before the advent of the

civil

rights

movement,

this poem is an argument for, not a celebration of, equality.

cultural studies

structuralist criticism

biographical criticism

deconstructionist criticism

6.Choose the pair of words that best completes the following sentence:

Cultural studies is often concerned with how ____________ voices and texts negotiate the ___________ culture.

marginalized / dominant

gendered / larger

dominant / marginalized

normal / open double quoteotherclose double quote

7.Which of the following critical approaches does this thesis statement most strongly suggest?

In open double quoteDiving

Into the

Wreck,close double quote

Rich’s speaker longs to discover what really happened in

historylong dashopen double quotethe

wreck and not the story of the

wreckclose double quote

as told by male historians to male scholars.

Marxist criticism

cultural studies

feminist criticism

multicultural criticism

8.Which type of criticism analyzes the way literature may try to challenge the dominant power structure of a society?

psychoanalytical criticism

structuralist criticism

Marxist criticism

literary criticism

9.Choose the best option to complete the following sentence:

A _______________ approach often argues that a new literary language and theory must be developed in order to discuss literary works by authors outside the dominant ethnic culture.

multicultural

formalist

historicist

structuralist

10.Which of the following definitions best describes open double quotepsychoanalytical

criticismclose double quote?

adhering closely to either a Freudian or Jungian reading of the text

researching the author’s psychological state and judging the work’s merits by an assessment of his or her relative sanity

examining the role of either an author’s or character’s unconscious to interpret a text

examining the conscious desires of the author or character(s)

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