文学 TPO20-L3 NORWEGIAN FOLK TALES

TPO20-L3

Norwegian Folk Tales



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. The role played by folktales in contemporary Norwegian society.
  • B. A description of the major types of Norwegian folktales.
  • C. A comparison of Norwegian folktales and Norwegian folk legends.
  • D. An illustration of the differences between oral literature and written literature.

 

  1. What does the professor find appealing about folk legends?
  • A. They are very imaginative.
  • B. They are somewhat realistic.
  • C. They stress what is important in a culture.
  • D. They show similarities between otherwise diverse societies.

 

  1. How is the story of the bear and the fox characteristic of Norwegian animal stories?
  • A. It explains the origin of a physical characteristic of an animal.
  • B. It uses animal behavior to explain human characteristics.
  • C. It shows how animals were domesticated by people.
  • D. It contains episodes of animals changing into people.

 

  1. Why does the professor mention a folktale called “East of the Sun and West of the Moon”?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. To point out conventions found in most folktales.
  • B. To point out differences between animals stories and comical stories.
  • C. To give an example of a transformation story.
  • D. To give an example of a story published in the first collection of Norwegian folktales.

 

  1. What does the professor say about the characters in Norwegian folktales?
  • A. They usually behave in playful and amusing ways.
  • B. They usually behave the way that real Norwegian people behave.
  • C. Most are giants, trolls, or dragons.
  • D. Most are based on actual historical figures.

 

  1. What does the professor imply happened as a result of the Romantic movement’s spreading to Norway?
  • A. Children’s literature became less popular.
  • B. Attempts were made to modernize the plots of traditional folktales.
  • C. Folktales began to be regarded as an important aspect of Norwegian culture.
  • D. Folktales in Norway became more similar to folktales from other parts of Europe.

答案:
B B A AC B C

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