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Analyzing and Interpreting

Literature Sample CLEP Test


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analyzing and interpreting literautre CLEP study guide

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature CLEP Practice Test

1) Which term indicates the main character?

A) Round character
B) Antagonist
C) Minor character
D) Protagonist
E) Flat character

2) Which of the following terms indicates the adversary or opponent of the main

A) Antagonist
B) Protagonist
C) Flat character
D) Round character
E) Major Character

3) In early Greek drama, the hero was always noble. There were no lower-class
protagonists. However, in modern times, the character in this role has sometimes
been less than heroic. Which of the following terms designates this kind
of protagonist?

A) Dynamic character
B) Static character
C) Anti-hero
D) Antagonist
E) Flat Character

4) Sometimes a story is about the evolution of a character. He/she may attain
self-knowledge and become a different character, or something may happen to
that character in the course of the story that has the impact of bringing about a
change. An unsympathetic character may become more sympathetic. A weak
character may become strong. Which of the following terms designates this
kind of character?

A) Round character
B) Flat character
C) Minor character
D) Static character
E) Dynamic character

5) In Othello, why is Iago so angry at Othello that he sets out to destroy him?

A) He resented him because he was black.
B) He didn’t want to leave Venice.
C) He was in love with Desdemona.
D) He thought Othello was having an affair with his wife, Emilia.
E) Othello passed him over for Cassio for the position of chief lieutenant.

6) In Romeo and Juliet, who is the girl that Romeo goes looking for when he finds
Juliet instead?

A) Annette
B) Elizabeth
C) Rosalind
D) Regan
E) Maria

7) In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Fall of the House of Usher,” what does the house symbolize?

A) Roderick, the current inhabitant
B) The Usher family
C) The illness of Roderick and his sister
D) The narrator
E) The area where it was located



CLEP Practice Test Answer Key:

1. D

2. A

3. C

4. E

5. E

6. C

7. B

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