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2002年7月自考英美文学选读试卷

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  Ⅰ.Find the items in the right column which fit the left column the best and write the letters on the answer sheet.(10%)

  1.Because I could not stop for Death

  A.William Wordsworth

  2.local colorist

  B.sentimentalists

  3.international theme

  C.Ezra Pound

  4.Graveyard School

  D.Mark Twain

  5.worshipper of nature

  E.William Faulkner

  6.A Rose for Emily

  F.Henry James

  7.Charles Lamb

  G.Emily Dickinson

  8.The Sketch Book

  H.essayist

  9.Imagist

  I.William Blake

  10.Songs of Innocence

  J.Washington Irving

  Ⅱ.Complete each of the following statements with a proper word or a phrase according to the textbook.Then write your answer on theAnswer Sheet.(20%)

  1.____was the first American writer toconceive his career in international terms.

  2.In the plays of Shakespeare's last period,there is a prevalent ____ teaching of atonement.

  3.John Bunyan wrote his ____ during his second term in prison.

  4.____'s essays is the frist example of that genre in English Literature,which has been recognized as an important landmark in the development of English prose.

  5.Henry adopted ____,in which the author becomes the “all-knowing God.”

  6.____is regarded as the first American prose epic.

  7.This particular concern about the local character of aregion came about as “____,”a unique variation of American literary realism.

  8.Human sexuality was,to Lawrence,a symbol of ____.

  9.The characters in Charles' works are impressive not only because they are true to life,but also because they are often ____.

  10.As a leading Romanticist,Byron's chief contribution is his creation of the “____,” a proud,mysterious rebel figure of noble origin.

  Ⅲ.Each of the statements below is followed by four alternative answers.Choose the one that would best complete the statement and write you answer on the Answer Sheet.(10%)

  1.Shakespeare's ____ are mainly written under the principle that national unity under a mighty and just sovereign is a necessity.

  A.history playsB.tragedies

  C.comediesD.plays

  2.Wordsworth thought that ____ is the only subject of literary interest.

  A.nationB.past experience

  C.common lifeD.nature

  3.____ is the first important English essayist and the founder of modern science in England.

  A.Francis BaconB.Edmund Spenser

  C.William CarxtonD.Sidney

  4.Which of the below is NOT written by James Joyce?

  A.Dubliners

  B.A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  C.Ulysses

  D.Leather-Stocking Tales

  5.____is regarded as the first American prose epic.

  A.WastelandB.Moby-Dick

  C.Song of MyselfD.The Scarlet Letter

  6.____has always been regarded as a writer who “perfected the best classic style that American Literature ever produced.”

  A.Washington IrvingB.Emerson

  C.HawthorneD.Joyce

  7.Which is not the main concern of Emily Dickinson' poetry?

  A.her own experienceB.nature

  C.loveD.industrialization

  8.The Catcher in the Rye is regarded as a ____.

  A.Jewish's classicB.black's classic

  C.student's classicD.student's herald

  9.Fitzgerald never spared an intimate touch in his fiction to deal with ____ of the American Dream.

  A.the bankruptcyB.the success

  C.the fulfillmentD.the forming

  10.____ is Hemingway's first true novel.

  A.In Our TimeB.For Whom the Bell Tolls

  C.The Sun Also RisesD.The Old Man and the Sea

  Ⅳ.For each of the questions listed below please give the name of the author and the title of the literary work.Then write your answer on the Answer Sheet.(20%)

  1.“For oft,when on my couch I lie

  In vacant or in pensive mood,

  They flash upon that inward eye

  Which is the bliss of solitude;

  And then my heart with pleasure fills,

  And dances with the daffodils.“

  2.“It is a truth universally acknowledged,that a single man in possession of a good fortune,must be in want of a wife.

  However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on hisfirst entering a neighborhood,this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families,that he is considered as the rightful property of some one or other of their daughters.“

  3.“Do you think I can stay to become nothing to you?Doyou think I am an automaton?-a machine without feelings?And can bear to have my morsel of bread snatched from my lips,and my drop of living water dashed from my cup?Do you think,because I am poor,obscure,plain,and little,I am soulless and heartless?-You think wrong!”

  4.“…Oh sir,she smiled,no doubt,

  Whene'er I passed her;but who passed without

  Much the same smile?This grew,I gave commands

  Then all smiles stopped together.“

  5.“But she began to spare her hands.They,too,were work-gnarled now,the skin was shiny with so much hot water, the knuckles rather swollen.But she began to be careful to keep them out of soda.She regretted what they had been-so samll and exquisite.”

  Ⅴ.Give brief answers to the following questions.Write your answer on the Answer Sheet.(20%)

  1.What are the major themes of modernist literature?

  2.What's the theme of The Waste Land?

  3.How do you philosophically define Transcendentalism?

  4.What's the style of Emerson's essays?

  Ⅵ.Short Essay Questions:Write the answer on the Answer Sheet. (20%)

  1.List the main qualities of Edmund Spenser's Poetry.

  2.Give a brief discussion of Whitman's style and language.

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