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Question 1 1. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT example of irony in Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 3 3. Henry David Thoreau was opposed to government spending on which of the following?

Question 4 4. Transcendentalists valued all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 5 5. How does Tim Burton's film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving differ from the original?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. In the novel, Of Mice and Men,what dream do Lennie and George share?

Question 9 9. Edgar Allan Poe was of the opinion that all parts of the writing process should be intentional, this writing method is called _____.

Question 10 10. What is the prevailing moral dilemma that plagues Huck throughout the novel?

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Question 11 11. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. How did Longfellow change Paul Revere's story in order to transform the historical Revere into an appropriate hero for his poem?

Question 14 14. Why was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn banned from schools and libraries?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a characteristic of lyric poems?

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Question 16 16. The narrator of 'Moby Dick' opens the story with what famous line?

Question 17 17. What happened when Henry David Thoreau refused to pay the poll tax?

Question 18 18. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, where does the unnamed narrator find inspiration for his story?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a symbol in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter?

Question 20 20. How does the poem I, Too, Sing America relate to Walt Whitman's poem I Hear America Singing?

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Question 21 21.

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


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

Question 22 22. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, why is Hester forced to wear the letter A?

Question 23 23. Which Romantic characteristic is NOT found in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving?

Question 24 24. What does Hughes say about dreams in his poem Harlem?

Question 25 25. How was Longfellow influenced by the Romantic period?

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Question 26 26. Why was The Great Gatsby not well regarded by some readers when it was originally published?

Question 27 27. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, which of the following best explains Dimmesdale's ill health?

Question 28 28. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' what war does Rip Van Winkle sleep through?

Question 29 29. One of the devices used in poetry is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line of the poem. What is the name for this poetic device?

Question 30 30. 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?

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