Naturalism was a literary movement that grew out of __.
Which was not a difference between naturalism and realism?
- Naturalism examined the role of society, biology, and environment on shaping experience.
- Naturalism focused on marginalized groups, including the lower classes.
- Naturalism placed greater emphasis on social conflict and violence.
- Naturalism was more focused on portraying life as it should be, rather than how it is.
Naturalism placed __ emphasis on __ than realism did.
- more; plot
- less; plot
- less; form
- more; form
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets opens with a fight between __.
- Maggie and her mother
- Jimmy and his mother
- Maggie and her father
- boys from Devil’s Row and boys from Rum Alley
Which answer best describes how the Johnson family treat each other in Ch. 2?
- They are kind to each other.
- They are indifferent to each other.
- They love each other, but do not show it.
- They are physically, mentally, and emotionally abusive to each other.
Which member of the Johnson family dies first?
- The father
- The mother
As a young adult, what kind of work does Jimmy do?
- He drives a horse-drawn truck.
- He does not work.
- He is a thief.
- He works in a grocery.
When Maggie first goes to work, what kind of job does she get?
- She works as a teacher.
- She works as a prostitute.
- She works as a seamstress making collars.
- She works in a factory making buttons.
Maggie’s feelings for Pete make her more aware of __.
- how much she wants to live the city.
- how drab her home is.
- how much her mother loves her.
- how much she likes her job.
What is ironic about Maggie’s perception of Pete at the dance hall?
- He is disinterested, but she sees him as attentive.
- He is rude to her, but kind to others.
- His behavior is rude, but she sees him as a gentleman.
- He doesn’t spend money, but she sees him as generous.
Why does Pete think Maggie might have tricked him or “played [him] fer a duffer”?
- She will not kiss him after the show.
- She will not marry him.
- She is dating another man.
- She does not really like him.
Why do Maggie’s mother and brother think she has “gone to the devil”?
- They believe she’s quit her job.
- They believe she’s stopped going to church.
- They believe she’s run away.
- They believe she’s had sex with Pete.
How does Jimmy respond when he finds out about Maggie and Pete’s relationship?
- Jimmy doesn’t find out that Maggie and Pete are in a relationship.
- He is supportive of Maggie and Pete’s relationship.
- He is sad that Maggie did not find a better match.
- He is angry and wonders if he’s “ruined” anyone’s sister.
What is ironic about Maggie’s mother’s response to Maggie’s relationship with Pete?
- Maggie’s mother insists Maggie was raised well in a good home, without acknowledging her violence and alcoholism.
- Maggie’s mother gets angry about little things, but is calm about Maggie and Pete.
- Maggie’s mother is in jail when the neighbors start gossiping, so she is unable to help.
- Maggie’s mother also had a sexual relationship before marriage.
Why does Pete leave Maggie?
- Maggie starts drinking.
- Another woman he knows comes back to town.
- Maggie gets pregnant.
- Maggie wants to get married.
What happens when Maggie comes back home after living with Pete?
- Her mother and Jimmy humiliate her and kick her out.
- Jimmy lets her stay, against their mother’s wishes.
- Her mother lets her stay, against Jimmy’s wishes.
- She finds that her mother has died.
What does Pete keep repeating while out with Nell and the girls?
- He repeats that he’s in love with Maggie.
- He repeats that he’s sorry for what he did.
- He repeats that he’s in love with Nell.
- He repeats that he’s a good person who treats people well.
What work does Maggie do after she’s kicked out of her mother’s house?
- She goes back to work sewing clothes.
- She becomes a prostitute.
- She becomes a teacher.
- She becomes a nun.
Why does Maggie’s mother forgive her?
- She stops drinking and realizes the harm she has done her daughter.
- She finds out Maggie is ill.
- She finds out Maggie is dead.
- She finds out Maggie is pregnant.
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is an example of naturalism because __.
- all of these
- it focuses on the lower classes
- it shows how society shapes a person’s life
- it emphasizes conflict and violence