SAT Subject US History Practice Question 320: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 320

31. All the following are classic novels of U.S. partici pation in war EXCEPT:

A. One of Ours by Willa Cather
B. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
C. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
D. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
E. Hiroshimaby John Hersey

Correct Answer: E


Hiroshima is a piece of nonfiction reporting, not a novel, and it deals not with U.S. participation in the war but with the effect of the atom bomb on Japanese civilians.

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