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16秋《英美文学选读》作业3

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16 秋《英美文学选读》作业 3 一、单选题(共 20 道试题,共 100 分。 ) 1. Which of the following is not written by Robert Frost? A. To Autumn B. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening C. Mending Wall D. A Boy's Will 正确答案:A 2. Mark Twain, one of the greatest 19th century American writers, is well known for his ____. A. international theme B. waste-land imagery C. local color D. symbolism 正确答案:C 3. When we say that a poor young man from the West tried to make his fortune in the East but was disillusioned in the quest of an idealized dream, we are probably discussing about ______'s thematic concern in his fiction writing. A. Henry James B. Scott Fitzgerald C. Ernest Hemingway D. William Faulkner 正确答案:B 4. Robert Frost is a regional poet in the sense that his poems are mainly concerned about the _______. A. life in New York B. country life in New England C. sea adventures D. life on the Mississippi 正确答案:B 5. What's the name of Hester and Dimmesdale 's daughter? A. Amy B. Pearl C. Nina D. Berry 正确答案:B 6. The poem Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening is selected from____ A. A Witness Tree B. Steeple Bush C. New Hampshire D. A Further Range 正确答案:C 7. Which of the following statements about writers in 1920s is true? A. Mark Twain published his last and most important novel. B. F. Scott Fitzgerald received the Nobel Prize. C. Freudian psychology influenced many modern writers. D. Most writers were politically radical. 正确答案:C 8. American writers of the first postwar era who were devoid of faith and alienated from the civilization were commonly called ______. A. sons of liberty B. fatherless children C. a beat generation D. a lost generation 正确答案:D 9. In Sister Carrie, Hurstwood, extremely hopeless and totally devastated, ends his life by turning on the gas, while at the same time Carrie is rocking comfortably in her luxurious hotel room before she boards a ship for _______. A. New York B. London C. Paris D. Geneva 正确答案:B 10. According to Mark Twain, in river towns up and down the Mississippi, it was every boy's dream to some day grow up to be ______. A. Methodist preacher B. a justice of the peace C. a riverboat pilot D. a pirate on the Indian ocean 正确答案:C 11. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both ...In the above two lines of Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken, the poet, by implication, was referring to _______. A. a travel experience B. a marriage decision C. a middle-age crisis D. one's course of life 正确答案:D 12. Which book marked the turning point of Hawthornw



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