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"The American author Stephen Crane was a popular naturalist writer. Please take this quiz about his life and work. Good luck!"
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Stephen Crane was born in 1871 in the city of Newark. In which U.S. state was this famous writer born?
Which one of these statements about Stephen Crane's early adult life is true?
His father was a prominent attorney.
He briefly attended Syracuse University.
He graduated from Yale University with honors.
He was interested in studying medicine.
In 1893, Stephen Crane published his first novel, entitled "A Girl of the Streets." Who is the title character in this book?
In 1895, Stephen Crane's novel "The Red Badge of Courage" was published. Which war provides the setting for this classic story?
The U.S. Civil War
The War of 1812
The American Revolutionary War
The Mexican-American War
The protagonist in Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage" is Henry Fleming. How does Fleming receive his battle wound?
from a bullet fired by a Union soldier
from a rifle butt
from a Confederate soldier's bayonet
from a sword
In 1897, Stephen Crane's short story "The Open Boat" was published. Which character, named Billie, drowns at the end of this tale?
Which well-known Stephen Crane 1898 short story about a card game in a front room / lobby features the characters Scully, Johnnie and the Swede?
The Blue Hotel
The Black Riders
The Third Violet
In April and May 1898, Stephen Crane served as a newspaper reporter covering a European war which lasted only 30 days. Which two countries fought the war?
Germany and France
Russia and Poland
Spain and England
Greece and Turkey
In May 1900, Stephen Crane died at a spa in Germany. Which disease, also known as consumption, caused his death?
The author of "Heart of Darkness" was one of Stephen Crane's best friends and commented that Crane had "a clear eye...an easy imagination... and sharp cut images..." Who was this writer who praised Crane?
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