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Analyzing American Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, which character is described as having a spindle neck, huge ears, and a scarecrow's frame?

Question 2 2. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' what is Fortunato's fate?

Question 3 3. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 4 4. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, why is Hester forced to wear the letter A?

Question 5 5. The Great Gatsby is conveyed from the perspective of Nick Carraway, which means what?

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Question 6 6. What happened when Henry David Thoreau refused to pay the poll tax?

Question 7 7. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

Question 8 8. Why is 'The Cask of Amontillado' regarded as a Dark Romantic piece?

Question 9 9. What Romantic characteristic fuels the feel of escapism in the story 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving?

Question 10 10. Transcendentalists valued all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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Question 11 11. Edgar Allan Poe was of the opinion that all parts of the writing process should be intentional, this writing method is called _____.

Question 12 12. What are the major themes of Langston Hughes' writing?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about the Emily Dickinson poem Because I could not stop for Death is TRUE?

Question 14 14. What is the prevailing moral dilemma that plagues Huck throughout the novel?

Question 15 15. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, where does the unnamed narrator find inspiration for his story?

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Question 16 16. How did 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn make a clear break from the formality of romanticism?

Question 17 17. In Captain's Ahab mind, what does Moby Dick symbolize that motivates his obsession with the beast?

Question 18 18. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, which of the following best explains Dimmesdale's ill health?

Question 19 19. How does Poe utilize the unity of effect in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was a theme that ran through dark romantic novels such as Moby Dick?

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Question 21 21.

In the following stanza from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem Paul Revere's Ride, which of the following words are an example of end rhyme?

He said to his friend, If the British march

By land or sea from the town to-night,

Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch

Of the North Church tower as a signal light,--

Question 22 22. What is the basic message of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Question 23 23. How does Tim Burton's film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving differ from the original?

Question 24 24. In I, Too, Sing America, what is Hughes saying through the lines They send me to eat in the kitchen/When company comes?

Question 25 25. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

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Question 26 26. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' what war does Rip Van Winkle sleep through?

Question 27 27. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, who is likely the Headless Horseman?

Question 28 28. How does the imagery with which Irving described the mountains and forests in ''Rip Van Winkle'' contribute to the story?

Question 29 29. Why does the narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven eventually go mad?

Question 30 30. Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven includes various Dark Romantic characteristics, including the supernatural. Which of the following is the best example of the supernatural in the poem?

Analyzing American Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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