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American Prose for 10th Grade Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Kate Chopin's The Awakening, when Edna's family gives her time alone, in what ways is it clear that she is changing?

Question 2 2. What does the novel's title refer to?

Question 3 3. Who were the protagonists of Kate Chopin's stories?

Question 4 4. What happened when Henry David Thoreau refused to pay the poll tax?

Question 5 5. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

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Question 6 6. Hemingway was said to posses a minimalist writing style. What does that mean?

Question 7 7. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

Question 8 8. Henry David Thoreau was opposed to government spending on which of the following?

Question 9 9. How do we get a glimpse into Hemingway's mind by reading 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. How does The Custom of the Country satirize the institution of marriage?

Question 12 12. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' what was the one thing the narrator was able to keep for herself?

Question 13 13. What are the two main themes discussed in All Quiet on the Western Front?

Question 14 14. Why is Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe still regarded as one of the most important works of fiction ever published?

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. In Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour,' what does Louise discovers after her husband's death?

Question 17 17. Eliza and Tom jointly choose different ways to deal with their impending sale to a slave trader. Although they take differing paths, how could their actions be considered similar?

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

Question 19 19. Why do so many people call this novel the greatest war novel?

Question 20 20. How did Thoreau make money during his time near Walden pond?

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Question 21 21. What is new objectivity?

Question 22 22. Give an example that conveys the theme of religion connecting people to the cyclical nature of life.

Question 23 23. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Tom Joad conclude he is destined to be?

Question 24 24. What is one way in which Santiago demonstrates his determination while at sea?

Question 25 25. Transcendentalists valued all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 26 26. What literary movement did Henry David Thoreau belong to?

Question 27 27. In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' why did Gilman use postpartum depression as the source of the narrator's sickness?

Question 28 28. Which prominent American writer owned the land that Thoreau lived on?

Question 29 29. What are two main themes conveyed in 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 30 30. How did Thoreau's Civil Disobedience encourage Americans to oppose immoral government spending?

American Prose for 10th Grade Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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