American Prose for 10th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Other than exposing the evils of slavery in the American South, what motivation likely drove Harriet Beecher Stowe to write Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Question 2 2. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 3 3. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' what image begins to haunt the narrator?

Question 4 4. In Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour,' what does Louise discovers after her husband's death?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that Kate Chopin's The Awakening gained so much attention?

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Question 6 6. What are two main themes conveyed in 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

Question 8 8. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, why doesn't Robert pursue an affair with Edna?

Question 9 9. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about Thoreau's time near Walden Pond is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. How does The Custom of the Country satirize the institution of marriage?

Question 12 12. Why is Paul's friend Kat an important character in the novel?

Question 13 13. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

Question 14 14. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' why did Gilman use postpartum depression as the source of the narrator's sickness?

Question 15 15. How can the Old Testament of the Bible be applied as a moral allegory to Herman Melville's Moby Dick?

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Question 16 16. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, which of the following is NOT one of the reasons Edna chose to walk into the water?

Question 17 17. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 18 18. How does Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour' communicate the idea that marriage can be oppressive for women?

Question 19 19. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

Question 20 20. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

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Question 21 21. How do we get a glimpse into Hemingway's mind by reading 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 22 22. What are the two main themes discussed in All Quiet on the Western Front?

Question 23 23. Which novel earned Edith Wharton the Pulitzer Prize?

Question 24 24. In Captain's Ahab mind, what does Moby Dick symbolize that motivates his obsession with the beast?

Question 25 25. Which short story of Chopin captures the emotions of a female protagonist as she copes with her husband's supposed death?

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Question 26 26. Why do so many people call this novel the greatest war novel?

Question 27 27. Why did Kate Chopin's 'The Awakening' initially cause controversy?

Question 28 28. How did Thoreau's Civil Disobedience encourage Americans to oppose immoral government spending?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was a theme that ran through dark romantic novels such as Moby Dick?

Question 30 30. In Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour,' what would a happy ending for the protagonist look like?

American Prose for 10th Grade: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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