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Question 1 1. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' where does Montresor take Fortunato?

Question 2 2. What was the collection of previously published Nathaniel Hawthorne short stories called?

Question 3 3. 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?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the works written by Dark Romantic authors?

Question 5 5. Which of the choices below would most likely be used as a symbol in a Dark Romantic piece of writing?

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Question 6 6. Why did Nathaniel Hawthorne change his last name from 'Hathorne'?

Question 7 7. Herman Melville is known for his experimental writing about the fundamentals of nature; this is known as _____.

Question 8 8. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a POEM by Edgar Allan Poe?

Question 10 10. Why does the narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven eventually go mad?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following Dark Romantic characteristics is NOT found in the story The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe?

Question 12 12. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

Question 13 13. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' what is Fortunato's fate?

Question 14 14. How does Captain Ahab reflect Dark Romantic ideas?

Question 15 15. What element of Edgar Allan Poe's writing sets him apart from other writers of his time?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a book by Herman Melville?

Question 17 17. How were Herman Melville's earliest novels different from those he wrote later in life?

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

Question 19 19. How can the Old Testament of the Bible be applied as a moral allegory to Herman Melville's Moby Dick?

Question 20 20. Nathaniel Hawthorne's work can be classified as _____ writing.

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Question 21 21. Edgar Allan Poe's work influenced which of the following 20th century authors?

Question 22 22. Why does Poe personify the house in The Fall of the House of Usher?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a symbol in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter?

Question 24 24. How does Poe utilize the unity of effect in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 25 25. How do the works of Dark Romantic writers differ from others during the American Renaissance?

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Question 26 26. Why is 'The Cask of Amontillado' regarded as a Dark Romantic piece?

Question 27 27. Edgar Allan Poe was of the opinion that all parts of the writing process should be intentional, this writing method is called _____.

Question 28 28.

What poetic device is demonstrated in this line taken from The Raven?


'Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before'

Question 29 29. What other Dark Romantic writer inspired Herman Melville to write the novel Moby Dick?

Question 30 30. Which of the following works by Nathaniel Hawthorne is about a woman with an illegitimate daughter overcoming social discrimination?

Dark Romantics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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