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英语专业八级人文知识练习题1(美国文学)

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2012-09-19 11:59  作者:  来源:考试大  字号:T|T

练习题:
  1.The Old Man and the Sea is one of the great works by ____
  A Jack London
  B Charles Dickens
  C Samuel Coleridge
  D Ernest Hemingway
  2.In which novel can "Yahoo" be found?
  A John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress
  B Edmund Spencer's The Faerie Queen
  C Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels
  D Henry Fielding's Tom Jones
  3.The Catcher in the Rye is written by ____
  A J.D. Salinger
  B Jack London
  C Flannery O'Connor
  D Saul Bellow
  4.The image of the famous "henpecked husband" is created by____
  A Washington Irving
  B Fennimore Cooper
  C Edith Wharton
  D William Dean Howells
  5.The literary spokesman of the Jazz is often thought to be ____
  A O'Neil
  B Pound
  C Robert Frost
  D Scott Fitzgerald
  6.____ is the most important person of the transcendental club.
  A Hawthorn
  B Whitman
  C Emerson
  D Hemingway
  7. The main theme of Emily Dickinson is the following except____
  A fridendship
  B love and marriage
  C life and death
  D war and peace
  8.Robert Frost is a famous ____
  A novelist
  B playwright
  C poet
  D literary critic
  9.Dover Beach is written by ____
  A Robert
  Browning
  B Alfred Tennyson
  C Mathew Arnold D Dylan Thomas
  10.The period from 1865-1914 has been referred to as the ____ in the literary history of the United States.
  A Age of Realism
  B Age of Clasicalism
  C Age of Romanticism
  D Age of Renaissance
  练习题答案:
  1.D 《老人与海》是海明威的作品。
  2.C Jonathan Swift的Gulliver's Travels(《格列弗游记》)中yahoo暗指人类,集人类丑陋面于一身,服务于动物的一类生物。
  3.A The Catcher in the Rye(《麦田里的守望者》)是J.D. Salinger(J.D. 赛琳格)的名著。
  4.A henpecked husband 是指“怕老婆的男人”,改典型形象出自Washington Irving 的Rip Van Winkle。
  5.D 二十世纪出现Jazz Age,这一代的年轻人物欲膨胀,沉迷酒色。Scott Fitzgerald的 Great Gatsby《了不起的盖茨比》根据时代特征,对深深讽刺了所谓的美国梦。
  6.C Emerson是超验主义的重要代表,所著Nature《论自然》代表了他的哲学观。
  7.D Emily Dickinson(1709-1784),美国女诗人,终生未嫁。主要诗歌包括:I Could Not Sto for Death还有,I'm Nobody. Who Are You?
  诗歌主题为:爱情,自然,友谊,死亡与不朽。
  8.C Robert Frost是十九世纪的美国诗人,后因父亲过世已经英国,在新英格兰享有很高名望。主要作品有:The Road Not Taken,Mending Wall。
  9.C Dover Beach(《多弗的海滩》)是Mathew Arnold 的作品。
  10.A 1865-1914,也就是美国内战结束之后,第一次世界大战爆发之前。这个时候涌现的作家,比如Mark Twain刻画出美国经济政治发展引发的社会现实问题,包括“Gold Rush”。

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