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ENG2351 Setting Mindtap quiz
Terms in this set (10)
What is setting?
Setting is where and when a story takes place.
Setting can influence the reader's understanding of a character's actions.
Which of the following passages from Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat" is an example of physical setting?
d. "Their eyes glanced level, and were fastened upon the waves that swept toward them. These waves were of the hue of slate, save for the tops, which were of foaming white, and all of the men knew the colors of the sea." (par. 1)
Which of the following passages from Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat" is an example of geographical setting?
Far ahead, where coast-line, sea, and sky formed their mighty angle, there were little dots which seemed to indicate a city on the shore. 'St. Augustine?' The captain shook his head. 'Too near Mosquito Inlet.'" (pars. 79-81)
What is historical setting?
Historical setting is the time period in which a story takes place.
In Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," the survivors of a shipwreck are adrift in a small boat. This boat is an example of what type of setting?
This boat is an example of physical setting.
Physical setting tells us on what continent, and in what country, a story takes place.
Which of the following passages from Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat" indicates that the characters are in conflict with their setting?
"A night on the sea in an open boat is a long night."
A writer should always describe the setting in as much detail as possible.
Writers can write effectively about which of the following settings?
Writers can write effectively about all of the above
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