PROGRAM 40, Dreiser QUIZ

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  • Theodore Dreiser QUIZ
  • 13 SUAL 20 MINUTE
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1.

Cowperwood, still married to his estranged wife Aileen, lives with Berenice. He decides to move to London, England, where he intends to take over and develop the underground railway system. Berenice becomes close to Earl Stane, while Frank has an affair with Lorna Maris, a relative of his.....

2.

Published in 1912, ....., a novel by Theodore Dreiser, is the first volume of the Trilogy of Desire, which includes The Titan(1914) and The Stoic (1947).

3.

Dreiser based the book on a notorious criminal case. On July 11, 1906, resort owners found an overturned boat and the body of Grace Brown at Big Moose Lake in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. Chester Gillette was put on trial, and convicted of killing Brown, though he claimed that her death was a suicide. Gillette was executed by electric chair on March 30, 1908....

4.

....is a collection of short stories by Theodore Dreiser, first published in 1927.

5.

....s a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress. It has been called the "greatest of all American urban novels"

6.

His second novel Jennie Gerhardt was published in....

7.

Which work is this passage from? < Ambitious, but ill-educated, naïve, and immature, Clyde Griffiths is raised by poor and devoutly religious parents to help in their street missionary work. As a young adult, Clyde must, to help support his family, take menial jobs as a soda jerk, then a bellhop at a prestigious Kansas City hotel. There, his more sophisticated colleagues introduce him to ..... >

8.

In which Novel are these characters? "Caroline Meeber, Minnie Hanson, Sven Hanson, Charles H. Drouet, George W. Hurstwood, Julia Hurstwood"

9.

The Trilogy of Desire is a series of three novels by Theodore Dreiser (Open end tests by Hasan Aliosy)

10.

.....   is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, first published in 1947. It is the conclusion of his Trilogy of Desire, a series of novels about Frank Cowperwood, a businessman based on the real-life streetcartycoon Charles Yerkes. Dreiser completed .... only days before his death in 1945 and the book was published posthumously.

11.

Dreiser wrote the short story "Nigger Jeff"....

12.

 Dreiser Looks at Russia 

13.

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser  was born and died


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