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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Significant Literary Works Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

Question 2 2. What motivated Jim during his journey?

Question 3 3. How does The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn end?

Question 4 4. What exactly is the 'modest proposal' named in the title of Swift's essay?

Question 5 5. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' the presence of Henry Hudson's men in the woods is an example of which Romantic characteristic?

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Question 6 6. How does the imagery with which Irving described the mountains and forests in ''Rip Van Winkle'' contribute to the story?

Question 7 7. Why did Huck feel the need to leave St. Petersburg?

Question 8 8. How was Longfellow influenced by the Romantic period?

Question 9 9. Why does the narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven eventually go mad?

Question 10 10. Edgar Allan Poe was of the opinion that all parts of the writing process should be intentional, this writing method is called _____.

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Question 11 11. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, which character is described as having a spindle neck, huge ears, and a scarecrow's frame?

Question 12 12. Why does Hughes use an infected sore to describe what happens to deferred dreams?

Question 13 13. How did Longfellow change Paul Revere's story in order to transform the historical Revere into an appropriate hero for his poem?

Question 14 14. What Romantic characteristic fuels the feel of escapism in the story 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving?

Question 15 15. How are most Emily Dickinson poems identified?

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Question 16 16. What did Ezra Pound mean when he said, Walt Whitman IS America?

Question 17 17. What are two reoccurring themes in Defoe's Robinson Crusoe?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetry was popular during his time?

Question 19 19. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the Brobdingnagians are primarily characterized by what trait?

Question 20 20. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' what war does Rip Van Winkle sleep through?

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Question 21 21. In the story, Rip Van Winkle's personality, goals, and experiences exemplify this Romantic characteristic:

Question 22 22. How did 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn make a clear break from the formality of romanticism?

Question 23 23. Which Romantic characteristic is NOT found in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving?

Question 24 24. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 25 25. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

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Question 26 26. Emily Dickinson used _____to illustrate how we are all interrelated.

Question 27 27. Who were the Duke and the King?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about the Emily Dickinson poem Because I could not stop for Death is TRUE?

Question 29 29. How does Tim Burton's film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving differ from the original?

Question 30 30. One of the devices used in poetry is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line of the poem. What is the name for this poetic device?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Significant Literary Works Chapter Exam Instructions

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