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American Novels for 9th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which aspect of the character of Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms was NOT inspired by Hemingway's own life?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the BEST description of Ethan Frome?

Question 3 3. As a result of Mark Twain's writing style and story choices, what literary movements did he help to create?

Question 4 4. What was Edith Wharton's breakthrough novel, published in 1905?

Question 5 5. Why does much of Steinbeck's work focus on the lives of farmers and migrant workers?

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Question 6 6. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

Question 7 7. How does The Custom of the Country satirize the institution of marriage?

Question 8 8. How does A Farewell to Arms end?

Question 9 9. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

Question 10 10. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

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Question 11 11. In the novel, Of Mice and Men,what dream do Lennie and George share?

Question 12 12. How do Huck and Jim show that they really care for one another?

Question 13 13. What motivated Jim during his journey?

Question 14 14. Scout and Jem are taunted at school because:

Question 15 15. Which of the following experiences had the biggest influence on Mark Twain's writing?

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Question 16 16. What was Mark Twain's given name?

Question 17 17. How does The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn end?

Question 18 18. Why is Paul's friend Kat an important character in the novel?

Question 19 19. In A Farewell to Arms, where do Catherine and Frederic run away to after Frederic leaves the army? Why?

Question 20 20. Which novel is widely considered to have established Hemingway's legacy as a great American writer?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about Edith Wharton is TRUE?

Question 22 22. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 23 23. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 24 24. What does the novel's title refer to?

Question 25 25. What is one way in which Santiago demonstrates his determination while at sea?

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Question 26 26. How did Hemingway's journalism background likely affect his work?

Question 27 27. What are the two main themes discussed in All Quiet on the Western Front?

Question 28 28. Which novel earned Edith Wharton the Pulitzer Prize?

Question 29 29. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Tom Joad conclude he is destined to be?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was a theme that ran through dark romantic novels such as Moby Dick?

American Novels for 9th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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