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American Literature: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.9 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does Zora Neale Hurston address gender roles in Their Eyes Were Watching God?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a symbol in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter?

Question 3 3. How does H.D.'s poetry differ from Amy Lowell's poetry?

Question 4 4. In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, who tells Willy that he's not a leader of men, but just a hard-working, average guy?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the works written by Dark Romantic authors?

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Question 6 6. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 7 7. When did the contemporary period of American literature start?

Question 8 8. How does Poe utilize the unity of effect in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 9 9. What happens to the main character in Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 10 10. Which of Uncle Tom's personal characteristics guided his interactions with others and his responses to his circumstances?

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Question 11 11. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' what is Fortunato's fate?

Question 12 12. Despite the fact that the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin had great impact at the time, what was NOT a consequence of the book's popularity?

Question 13 13. Why did some people burn their copy of Leaves of Grass after reading it when it was initially published?

Question 14 14. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, why is Hester forced to wear the letter A?

Question 15 15. What did Ezra Pound mean when he said, Walt Whitman IS America?

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Question 16 16. The line 'Once I redemption neither sought nor knew' means all of the following, EXCEPT that _____.

Question 17 17. Henry David Thoreau's Walden experiment helped him to become an expert _____.

Question 18 18. What is the basic message of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Question 19 19. How did 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn make a clear break from the formality of romanticism?

Question 20 20. What does the green light signify in The Great Gatsby?

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Question 21 21. What is a common theme that runs through many different American Indian literature pieces?

Question 22 22. How did immigration affect the development of Romanticism in the United States?

Question 23 23. Why did people question their faith in humanity throughout the end of modernism?

Question 24 24. How did the viewpoint of secular and religious political writers differ in the 17th and 18th centuries?

Question 25 25. In contemporary American literature, what is the hero often on a quest for?

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Question 26 26. What was the countercultural movement in the contemporary period called?

Question 27 27. How did modernist writers differ from previous generations of writers?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is a characteristic of literary modernism?

Question 29 29. Zora Neale Hurston is famous for writing _____.

Question 30 30. According to the Transcendentalists, what is the 'eternal ONE'?

American Literature: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.9 Chapter Exam Instructions

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