English 102: American Literature Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick considered to be an allegory?

Question 2 2. Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven includes various Dark Romantic characteristics, including the supernatural. Which of the following is the best example of the supernatural in the poem?

Question 3 3. How were Herman Melville's earliest novels different from those he wrote later in life?

Question 4 4. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 5 5. Which is the best example of using a rhetorical device effectively, and why?

Question 6 6. Which of the following expressions uses metaphor?

Question 7 7. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 8 8. All of the following people could have been members of the Lost Generation along with Ernest Hemingway EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. When did modernism in American literature take place?

Question 10 10. How was Longfellow influenced by the Romantic period?

Question 11 11. How did the style and content of Irving's writing relate to those of the American literary formats that preceded him?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetry was popular during his time?

Question 13 13. Claude McKay's poem 'If We Must Die' was:

Question 14 14. What is the main motivating factor for Janie in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God?

Question 15 15. In I, Too, Sing America, what is Hughes saying through the lines They send me to eat in the kitchen/When company comes?

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