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American Novels for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did Hemingway's journalism background likely affect his work?

Question 2 2. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was a theme that ran through dark romantic novels such as Moby Dick?

Question 4 4. Why did Huck feel the need to leave St. Petersburg?

Question 5 5. All of the following people could have been members of the Lost Generation along with Ernest Hemingway EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what quote most relates to the meaning of the title?

Question 7 7. How does A Farewell to Arms end?

Question 8 8. How does The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn end?

Question 9 9. Who were the Duke and the King?

Question 10 10. Which aspect of the character of Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms was NOT inspired by Hemingway's own life?

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Question 11 11. What are two main themes conveyed in 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 12 12. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is common criticism of the character of Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms?

Question 14 14. What is new objectivity?

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

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Question 16 16. Scout diffuses the scene with the lynch mob when she recognizes:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

Question 18 18. In Captain's Ahab mind, what does Moby Dick symbolize that motivates his obsession with the beast?

Question 19 19. Hemingway was said to posses a minimalist writing style. What does that mean?

Question 20 20. What does the rain signify in A Farewell to Arms?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the BEST description of Ethan Frome?

Question 22 22. What motivated Jim during his journey?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about Edith Wharton is TRUE?

Question 24 24. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

Question 25 25. What was Edith Wharton's breakthrough novel, published in 1905?

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Question 26 26. Why does much of Steinbeck's work focus on the lives of farmers and migrant workers?

Question 27 27. The Ewell family are outcasts in Maycomb because they are:

Question 28 28. As a result of Mark Twain's writing style and story choices, what literary movements did he help to create?

Question 29 29. In A Farewell to Arms, where do Catherine and Frederic run away to after Frederic leaves the army? Why?

Question 30 30. What are the two main themes discussed in All Quiet on the Western Front?

American Novels for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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