ⅢQuestions and answers（24 points in all,6 for each）
Give brief answers to each of the following questions in English.Write your answers in the corresponding space on the answer sheet.
45.As a rule,an allegory is a story in verse or prose with a double meaning:a surface meaning,and an implied meaning.List two works as examples of allegory.What is the implied meaning of an allegory usually concerned with?
46.Here is the last stanza of the excerpt from Byron’s“The Isles of Greece”：
“Place me on Sunium’s marble steep,
Where nothing,save the waves and I,
May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;
There,swan-like,let me sing or die;
A land of slaves ne’er be mine—
Dash down yon cup of Samian wine.”
Determine the speaker first and then discuss BRIEFLY the main idea of the stanza or of the whole excerpt.You may want to consider the possible implications of the last two lines.
47.Why does Sister Carrie,as some critics think,best embody Dreiser’s naturalistic belief?What is Hurstwood doing when Carrie is rocking comfortably in her luxuriant hotel room before she boards a ship for London at the end of the novel?
48.William Faulkner,a Nobel Prize winner,has an important position in American literature.Name two of his major novels.Do you know anything about“Yoknapatawpha County?”What is unique of Faulkner’s fiction,historically and geographically?