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American Literature

written by: Ejane4u
 
This quiz contains questions on American authors and their works. Give it a try!

Question 1:


Who wrote the Southern Gothic novel "Absalom, Absalom!"?
Booth Tarkington
William Faulkner
Ernest Hemingway
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Question 2:


Which of these plays were written by Arthur Miller?
"The Skin of our Teeth" and "Our Town"
"The Night of the Iguana" and "The Rose Tattoo"
"Strange Interlude" and "Desire Under the Elms"
"The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman"

Question 3:


What statement about James Thurber and Dorothy Parker is true?
They were playwrights.
They were communists.
They were humorists.
They were poets.

Question 4:


Who wrote the modernist poem "The Waste Land"?
Carl Sandburg
Robert Frost
George Eliot
T.S. Eliot

Question 5:


Ernest Hemingway's writing style is characterized by which of the following?
biting wit and sarcasm
understatement and terseness
flowing imagery
sentimentality

Question 6:


"The Call of the Wild" and "The Sea Wolf" are novels by John Steinbeck.
False
True

Question 7:


Langston Hughes wrote poetry, plays, and novels.
False
True

Question 8:


Some of Willa Cather's novels deal with frontier life on the Great Plains.
False
True

Question 9:


A major theme of "The Great Gatsby" is the corruption of American innocence through the pursuit of wealth.
True
False

Question 10:


"Rabbit, Run" and "The Centaur" were both written by Bernard Malamud.
False
True

 


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