一、单选题（共 20 道试题，共 100 分。）V 1. The story of the Scarlet Letter is set in___|
A. New York
D. Salt lake City
2. What＇s the name of Hester and Dimmesdale ＇s daughter?
3. Which of the following statements about The Scarlet Letter is NOT true?
A. It explores man＇s never-ending search for the satisfaction of materialistic desires.
B. It relates the conflicts between the society and the individual.
C. It is about the effect of sin on the people involved and the society as a whole.
D. It presents a p
4. 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
5. The pen name Mark Twain means___
B. safe water
D. clear water
6. O Captain, My Capain is written by___
A. Robert Burns
B. Robert Frost
C. Walt Whitman
D. John Keats
7. Dreiser＇s Trilogy of Desire includes three novels. They are The Financier, The Titan and _______ .
A. The Genius
B. The Tycoon
C. The Stoic
D. The Giant
8. In American literature, escaping from the society and returning to nature is a common subject. The following titles are all related, in one way or another, to the subject except _______.
A. Mark Twain＇s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
B. Dreiser＇s Sister Carrie
C. Copper＇s Leather-Stocking Tales
D. Thoreau＇s Walden
9. As a naturalist writer, Theodore Dreiser was greatly influenced by _______.
A. Nathaniel Hawthorne
B. Charles Darwin
C. Henry James
D. Ralph Waldo Emerson
10. Great Gatsby, written by Fitzgerald in 1925, is a story about ______ who was destroyed by the influence of the wealthy, pleasure-seeking people around him.
A. a vagabond
B. an idealist
C. an eccentric
D. an opportunist
11. 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
12. Robert Frost won___ Plitzer prices.
13. Robert Frost combined traditional verse forms - the sonnet, rhyming couplets, blank verse - with a clear American local speech rhythm, the speech of _______ farmers with its idiosyncratic diction and syntax.
C. New Hampshire
D. New England
14. 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
15. "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
16. In Fitzgerald＇s The Great Gatsby, there are detailed descriptions of big parties. The purpose of such descriptions is so show _______.
A. emptiness of life
B. the corruption of the upper class
C. contrast of the rich and the poor
D. the happy days of the Jazz Age
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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.
20. 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
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