文学 TPO43-L3 Theodor Seuss Geisel

TPO43-L3

Theodor Seuss Geisel



 

  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Early influences that shaped the career of Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • B. The use of Dr. Seuss books in modern elementary schools
  • C. The literary and artistic approach of Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • D. Two prominent authors of twentieth-century children’s literature

 

  1. According to the professor, why did teachers oppose using Dr. Seuss books in the classroom during the 1950s and 1960s?
  • A. Teachers thought the books were boring
  • B. Teachers associated the books with play rather than schoolwork
  • C. Dr. Seuss books used vocabulary that was not on the Dolch list.
  • D. Dr. Seuss books could not be used to teach subjects other than reading.

 

  1. Why does the professor mention the citation awarded to Geisel by the Pulitzer Prize Committee?
  • A. To emphasize how long it took for Geisel’s literary contributions to be appreciated
  • B. To emphasize the difficulty of writing books that appeal to both children and adults
  • C. To explain how authors of children’s literature were typically honored
  • D. To explain why Geisel’s books finally became popular

 

  1. What does the professor say about Geisel’s work as an illustrator?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. Geisel’s approach to drawing scenery is more sophisticated than it first appears
  • B. Geisel’s style was strongly influenced by earlier illustrators of children’s books.
  • C. Geisel’s human characters all look very much alike.
  • D. Geisel’s style is widely taught in art schools today.

 

  1. What was the connection between Geisel and John Hersey?
  • A. Their writing styles were remarkably similar.
  • B. They collaborated on an article about teaching children to read
  • C. Hersey’s article inspired Geisel to write a new kind of book.
  • D. Hersey wrote a novel that was inspired by Geisel’s career.

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion of Geisel’s book The Cat in the Hat?
  • A. It is effective because its characters are people and animals rather than imaginary creatures
  • B. it would be a better teaching tool if it had more challenging vocabulary.
  • C. It wrongly encourages children to break their parents’ rules.
  • D. It cleverly presents moral issues in an entertaining way.


答案:
C B A AC C D

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