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AP English - Examples of American Literary Analysis: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

Question 2 2. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' the presence of Henry Hudson's men in the woods is an example of which Romantic characteristic?

Question 3 3. How does the imagery with which Irving described the mountains and forests in ''Rip Van Winkle'' contribute to the story?

Question 4 4. How was Longfellow influenced by the Romantic period?

Question 5 5. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' what is Fortunato's fate?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. 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 8 8. In the story, Rip Van Winkle's personality, goals, and experiences exemplify this Romantic characteristic:

Question 9 9. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT example of irony in Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a symbol in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that the plot reveals the hypocrisies of the time period?

Question 13 13. Why was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn banned from schools and libraries?

Question 14 14. In I, Too, Sing America, what is Hughes saying through the lines They send me to eat in the kitchen/When company comes?

Question 15 15. What Romantic characteristic fuels the feel of escapism in the story 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving?

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Question 16 16. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, who is Jay Gatsby's love interest?

Question 17 17. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, who is likely the Headless Horseman?

Question 18 18. In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, who tells Willy that he's not a leader of men, but just a hard-working, average guy?

Question 19 19. In the novel, Of Mice and Men,what dream do Lennie and George share?

Question 20 20. How did Longfellow change Paul Revere's story in order to transform the historical Revere into an appropriate hero for his poem?

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Question 21 21. How does Poe utilize the unity of effect in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 22 22. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

Question 23 23. Henry David Thoreau was opposed to government spending on which of the following?

Question 24 24. Emily Dickinson used _____to illustrate how we are all interrelated.

Question 25 25. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

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Question 26 26. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 27 27. ,In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman', what does Willy see as the key to success in America?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, where does the unnamed narrator find inspiration for his story?

Question 30 30. Which Romantic characteristic is NOT found in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving?

AP English - Examples of American Literary Analysis: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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