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Nonfiction test (short stories)
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The main goal of Maya's trip to Dunkwa is...
get away from the city for a while
All God's children... is written in ___
In the story "black boy", why did Richard Wright decide to write that story?
he was bored in class
What caused a fight between the booth brothers during their last meeting?
Edwin told John that he supported Lincoln.
Which word(s) best described their feelings when he shared the story to his family?
The were disturbed and not happy
What is the POV of the following: She felt that he loved her, but he knew her heart belonged to Jon.
3rd person omniscient
Which of the stories could have been a memoir?
1) Only Daughter
3) All God's Children
in what POV is an autobiography usually written?
Which of the following stories was an historical narrative?
A brothers crime
if you see "we" in a passage, you know the POV is
What is a historical narrative
a nonfiction work that tells the story of an important event
In "Escape from Afghanistan", why does the author and her mother take so little with them?
they can only take what they can carry.
What did Edwin Booth decide to do when the theatre closed?
Return to New York to the comfort of his family
Cisneros believes her father did not reject her to going to college because he...
wanted her to get a husband (MRS degree)
What big event took place the Sunday before the opening section of "A brother's Crime?"
the Civil War ended
What is the POV of the following: the girl knew she was in trouble.
3rd person limited
Her father's response to the story about his village...
made her feel finally accepted as a writer
Sandra Cisneros believes the reason she felt lonely as a child was that she
was a girl in a family of six sons
What is a thesis in a work of non - fiction?
the main idea
"A Brother's Crime" is written in...
3rd person limited
focuses on a single incident or period in a person's life
Why is the author surprised that they have reached Pakistan?
It looks the same as Afghanistan.
A narrative essay is most like a...
What is the POV of the following: You will do well on the test.
The customs that Dunkwa and Stamps,Arkansas, have in common are
feeding and sheltering guests
When a writer uses short accounts of interesting happening in a larger story, these are known as...
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