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Question 1: It is generally studied by folklorists, or by scholars committed to ________ and ethnopoetics, including linguists, anthropologists, and even sociologists.
MarxismCultural studiesCritical theoryCulture

Question 2: The term oral literature refers not to written, but to oral traditions, which includes different types of epic, poetry and drama, folktales, ________, legends, jokes, and other genres of folklore.
18th centuryBallad operaEnglandBallad

Question 3: ________ in 1938 saw the advent of literature written for radio broadcast, and many works of Drama have been adapted for film or television.
The War of the Worlds (radio)Grover's Mill, New JerseyWar of the Worlds (2005 film)The War of the Worlds

Question 4: The Art of Literature: Essay from Encyclopædia Britannica by ________.
Kenneth RexrothLawrence FerlinghettiTristan TzaraAllen Ginsberg

Question 5: Some poetry uses specific forms: the ________, the limerick, or the sonnet, for example.

Question 6: The exotic nature of romance flourished from the ________ onwards, whereas the Age of Reason manufactured nationalistic epics and philosophical tracts.
Middle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle Ages

Question 7: Earlier collections of tales, such as the One Thousand and One Nights, ________'s Decameron and Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, have comparable forms and would classify as novels if written today.
Dante AlighieriPetrarchGiovanni BoccaccioFlorence

Question 8: During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, opera developed as a combination of poetry, drama, and ________.
MusicMusic theoryClassical musicMusical notation

Question 9: One cannot readily characterize ________ precisely.
Lyric poetryNovelLiteraturePoetry

Question 10: The Universal Library, by ________
Point Park UniversityCarnegie Mellon UniversityHeinz FieldRobert Morris University

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