题目1：_Hamlet_, _The Merchant _and _Macbeth, Othello _are 4 well-known tragedies by William Shakespeare.
题目2：The play _The Crucible _concerns a real historical incident, involving witchcraft and an attack of mass hysteria.
题目3：Lady Bracknell is a comic character created by Oscar Wilde in his play _The Importance of Being Ernest._
题目4：“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is a protest poem against racial discrimination.
题目5：Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are well-known American poets.
题目6：In the poem “Acquainted with the Night”, the speaker expressed his distress at the death of his lover and bewilderment of the meaning of life.
题目7：_The Old Man and the Sea _is one of Ernest Hemmingway’s best-known works.
题目8：Scrooge is a character created by Charles Dickens in his novel _A Christmas Carol_.
题目9：The novel _The Heart of Darkness _exposes the corruption, cruelty and greed of the colonial system in Africa.
题目10：“I have a dream” is a famous speech made by President Lincoln during the American Civil War.
"题目11：Usually ______ works by starting a story at a point in the recent past, then switching the action back to an earlier time, farther back in the past.
"题目12：________ occurs when a writer repeats a particular grammatical or phonological pattern in close proximity.
"题目13：___________________ can be established by describing the place where the action takes place, or the situation at the start of the story.
: Point of view
"题目14：_____ is the point in a play or novel where everything comes to a head, where the maximum emotional reaction of the reader is created.
"题目15：A writer can show character by giving a physical description, through _________ and through deeds.
; point of view
"题目16：_____ is an example of simile.
: “She has a heart of stone.”
; “Her eyes twinkled like stars.”
; “ Her tongue is a sharp knife.”
; “ The windows waves violently in the wind.”"
"题目17：_____ is an example of parallelism.
: “He has a heart of stone.”
; “Childhood is like a swiftly passing dream.”
; “Government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth”
; “Soon night will steal hours from the day.”"
"题目18：_______ contains an example of alliteration.
: “He was secret, self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.”
; “United we stand, divided we fall.”
; Better late than never.
; “ Her tongue is like a sharp knife.”"
"题目19：_____ contains examples of metaphor
: “The Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.
; “The street shone out, like a fire in the forest.”
; “ Her tongue is like a sharp knife.”
; “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” "
"题目20：_____ is an example of personification.
: “Childhood is like a swiftly passing dream.”
; “The years have silvered her hair.”
; “My face is an open book.”
; “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women are merely players.”"
"题目21：In this text, the writer depicts character through _________.
: what the characters say and how they say it
; what the characters say
; how the characters look"
"题目22：At the beginning of the text, Nick says to Marjorie “ _You know everything_.” This line can reveal that __________.
: Nick is proud of Marjorie’s wide range of knowledge
; Nick is accusing Marjorie of hiding her knowledge
; Nick is irritated that his relationship with Marjorie is not going on well"
"题目23：What does Nick’s line “ _Oh, go away, Bill! Go away for a while._” reveal about Nick’s true feelings?
: Nick is upset by Bill’s insistent question.
; Nick is confused by what Bill says.
; Nick is irritated by Bill’s friendship and intimacy with Marjorie."
"题目24：From the dialogue between Nick and Marjorie, we can be sure ________.
: Nick is making up for his past neglect of Marjorie
; there is tension between them
; Marjorie is madly in love with Nick"
"题目25：In the text, we get just the barebones of __________, we rarely get _________.
: the characters’ future intentions, how the characters are feeling
; the setting , the narrator’s attitude towards the characters
; what the character says, how the words are spoken"
"题目26：The text is taken from ______.
: _Lord of the Flies_
; _Heart of Darkness_
; _The Pearl_"
"题目27：It is obvious that the three dealers _________.
: conspired together to cheat Kino.
; were not interested in Kino’s pearl.
; didn’t know much about the shapes and sizes of pearls."
"题目28：Which of the following is true of the third dealers?
: He just went through the prearranged plot with other buyers.
; He wanted to pay Kino only after his clients had paid him
; He was not interested in Kino’s pearl."
"题目29：In context, the word "played” is closest in meaning to ______.
: conspired together to cheat
; behaved playfully
; bargain playfully"
"题目30：The sentences in the last paragraph suggest that _____.
: Kino was angry beyond words and was becoming violent in his anger
; the dealers and the crowd became angry and they pushed Kino out of the shop
; Kino’s wife had a violent temper and tended to get angry easily"