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MTEL English: Dark Romanticism & Transcendentalism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are most Emily Dickinson poems identified?

Question 2 2. According to the Transcendentalists, what is the 'eternal ONE'?

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

Question 4 4. How did Thoreau's Civil Disobedience encourage Americans to oppose immoral government spending?

Question 5 5. How did Thoreau make money during his time near Walden pond?

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Question 6 6. Edgar Allan Poe's work influenced which of the following 20th century authors?

Question 7 7. What did Ezra Pound mean when he said, Walt Whitman IS America?

Question 8 8. Why did Emerson admire children?

Question 9 9. Why did the people of Emily Dickinson's hometown disapprove of her?

Question 10 10. Why did some people burn their copy of Leaves of Grass after reading it when it was initially published?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following works by Nathaniel Hawthorne is about a woman with an illegitimate daughter overcoming social discrimination?

Question 12 12. What was the collection of previously published Nathaniel Hawthorne short stories called?

Question 13 13. Which of the choices below would most likely be used as a symbol in a Dark Romantic piece of writing?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about the Emily Dickinson poem Because I could not stop for Death is TRUE?

Question 15 15. Herman Melville is known for his experimental writing about the fundamentals of nature; this is known as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following accurately describes Whitman?

Question 17 17. What literary movement did Henry David Thoreau belong to?

Question 18 18. How were Herman Melville's earliest novels different from those he wrote later in life?

Question 19 19. Which of the following stories was influenced by Nathaniel Hawthorne's time at the utopian community Brook Farm?

Question 20 20. How do the works of Dark Romantic writers differ from others during the American Renaissance?

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Question 21 21. How do Dark Romantics differ from Transcendentalists?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about Thoreau's time near Walden Pond is FALSE?

Question 23 23. Which of the following are transcendentalist themes written about by Whitman?

Question 24 24. Why are characters in Dark Romantic literature often mad or deranged?

Question 25 25. Ralph Waldo Emerson was the central figure in what artistic and philosophical movement of the mid-19th century that stressed the concept of universal unity and the value of intuitive over prescribed experiences?

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Question 26 26. In what way did Emerson believe intuition was useful?

Question 27 27. How have people's perceptions of Leaves of Grass changed over the years?

Question 28 28. Why did Henry David Thoreau choose to spend two years in a cabin?

Question 29 29. Ralph Waldo Emerson is a leading figure in the intellectual history of what country?

Question 30 30. Transcendentalists valued all of the following EXCEPT _____.

MTEL English: Dark Romanticism & Transcendentalism Chapter Exam Instructions

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