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翻譯:林青遐(簡介並寄信)
編輯:侯嘉玨(簡介並寄信)

期中考樣本(PDF)

第一部份(30分)

辨識出下列項目中的十個並簡短評論每個跟本科的相關性。若是引用句的話,試著辨識出它們的上下文和它們對中心主旨的貢獻

  1. 福特跟康拉德的關係

  2. 克爾茲的未婚妻

  3. 比利•費雪

  4. <神秘分身>

  5. 敘述的戲劇性

  6. 全知敘事者

  7. 模仿

  8. 我不會挑剔塵土中的老傢伙

  9. 深綠色的眼睛

  10. 我知道,我用非常漫無邊際的方式述說這個故事,以至於對任何人來說都很難找到通過有些混亂的道路。我忍不住。

  11. 星夜

  12. 最初的兩個星期,他的父母都不肯進入他的房間,他經常聽見他們對他妹妹的行動表示欣賞,而之前他們卻常罵她是個…不太中用的女兒

第二部份(70 分)

回答下列問題之一,引用特定的場景、事件和段落來支持你的論點

  1. 比較《黑暗之心》和《王者》。這些故事都有哪些要素?你會如何描述並評價他們的差別?

  2. 「現代小說是極嘲諷又反英雄的,比較像是在揭露人性的弱點跟缺點而不是將成就與成功戲劇化地呈現」。討論這項陳述,最少要提到我們所探討的作家中的3人

期末考樣本(PDF)

第一部份(30分)


辨識出下列項目中的十個並簡短評論每個跟本科的相關性。若是引用句的話,試著辨識出它們的上下文和它們對中心主旨的貢獻

  1. 《黃金夢》

  2. 〈兩個浪人〉的結局

  3. 布盧姆斯伯里集團

  4. 巴別爾藝術的觀點

  5. 「是啊」,另一個人說道:「他也不用自誇嘛。」

  6. 整幅畫都以此為重心。表面上看它應該美麗而明快,如羽毛般輕盈而易消散,一種顏色溶化在另一種顏色之中,如蝴蝶翅膀上的顏色一般;但是背後的結構卻必須像是用鐵條鉗住般堅固。

  7. 老天爺,請救我一把,擺脫這種事兒吧

  8. 他帶著木柴和死兔子回來時,包裹在長袍裡的嬰孩卡在兩支柏樹樹根間,而女人不見蹤影…

  9. 德?加茨

  10. 摩爾德萬卡地區

  11. 贊巴拉

  12. 〈夕陽〉中的小孩

第二部份(70 分)


回答下列問題之一,引用特定的段落和其他細節來支持你的論點

  1. 我們的文本充滿了典禮:抵達、離別、慶典或紀念儀式、正式和非正式的分享食物。寫篇論文探索在我們討論的作家中至少3人的書中,一個或多個這樣的儀式場合的重要性。提示、建議:晚宴、作早餐、第一隻鵝、旅行和遠足、葬禮、婚禮…

  2. 「我們不可想像生命在通常被認為偉大的事物中會比在通常被認為渺小的事物裡來得更完整。」維吉尼亞•吳爾芙的這句話如何闡述主題思想和許多現代主義者的文本形式?你必須在答案中討論至少三位不同的作家。


Sample Midterm Exam (PDF)

Part One (30 points)

Identify ten of the following items and comment briefly on the relevance of each to our course. In the case of quotations, try to identify their context and their contribution to central themes.

  1. Ford's relation to Conrad
  2. Kurtz's Intended
  3. Billy Fish
  4. "The Secret Sharer"
  5. drama of the telling
  6. omniscient narrator
  7. mimesis
  8. I would not knock old fellows in the dust
  9. bottle-green eyes
  10. I have, I am aware, told this story in a very rambling way so that it may be difficult for anyone to find his path through what may be a sort of maze. I cannot help it.
  11. Starry Night
  12. For the first fortnight his parents could not bring themselves to the point of entering his room, and he often heard them expressing their appreciation of his sister's activities, whereas formerly they had frequently scolded her for being ... a somewhat useless daughter.


Part Two (70 points)

Answer one of the following questions, citing specific scenes, events and passages to support your argument.

  1. Compare Heart of Darkness to The Man Who Would Be King. What elements do these tales share? How would you describe and evaluate their differences?
  2. "Modern fiction is deeply ironic and anti-heroic, more likely to expose human weaknesses and failings than to dramatize achievement and success." Discuss this statement with reference to at least three of our writers.


Sample Final Exam (PDF)

Part One (30 points)

Identify ten of the following items and comment briefly on the relevance of each to our course. In the case of quotations, try to identify the context, the speaker or thinker of the passage, and its contribution to central themes.

  1. Timon of Athens
  2. The ending of "Two Gallants"
  3. The Bloomsbury Group
  4. Babel's idea of art
  5. 'Yah,' another said. 'He don’t have to brag'
  6. The whole mass of the picture was poised upon that weight. Beautiful and bright it should be on the surface, feathery and evanescent, one colour melting into another like the colours on a butterfly's wing; but beneath the fabric must be clamped together with bolts of iron.
  7. O Jamesey Let me up out of this pooh
  8. When he returned with the wood and the dead rabbit, the baby, wrapped in the tunic, lay wedged between two cypress-knees and the woman was not in sight . . .
  9. Dlugacz
  10. the Moldavanka district
  11. Zembla
  12. the children in "That Evening Sun"


Part Two (70 points)

Answer one of the following questions, citing specific passages and other details to support your argument.

  1. Our texts are full of ceremonies: arrivals, leave-takings, celebrations or memorials, the formal and informal sharing of food. Write an essay exploring the significance of one or more such ceremonial occasion in at least three of our authors. Hints, suggestions: dinner parties, breakfast-making, a first goose, trips and outings, funerals, weddings . . .
  2. "Let us not imagine that life exists more fully in what is commonly thought big than in what is commonly thought small." How does this remark by Virginia Woolf illuminate the subject matter and the form of many modernist texts? You must discuss at least three different authors in your answer.



 
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