Romantic Period in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the style and content of Irving's writing relate to those of the American literary formats that preceded him?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a characteristic of lyric poems?

Question 3 3. In 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving, what does Tom represent late in his life?

Question 4 4. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, which character trait leads to Ichabod's downfall?

Question 5 5. What does the swamp symbolize in 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving?

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Question 6 6. How does the imagery with which Irving described the mountains and forests in ''Rip Van Winkle'' contribute to the story?

Question 7 7. How does Tim Burton's film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving differ from the original?

Question 8 8. Which characteristics of the Romantic movement were expressed through a focus on nature?

Question 9 9. Which statement correctly compares Ben Franklin to the character Natty Bumppo?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetry was popular during his time?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. The fact that the devil is an actual character in 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving represents what type of Romantic characteristic?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Which pseudonym did Washington Irving use for The Sketch Book?

Question 15 15.

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,--

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Question 16 16. How was Thanatopsis typical of Romantic literature?

Question 17 17. How did Irving's travels in Europe contribute to his later development of an American style of writing?

Question 18 18. How was Longfellow influenced by the Romantic period?

Question 19 19. What area of the United States influenced Washington Irving's imagery?

Question 20 20. How did Americans react to the Age of Reason fifty years after the Revolutionary War?

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Question 21 21. Why is Washington Irving known as the father of American literature?

Question 22 22. How did Longfellow change Paul Revere's story in order to transform the historical Revere into an appropriate hero for his poem?

Question 23 23. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, who is likely the Headless Horseman?

Question 24 24. In Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle,' what war does Rip Van Winkle sleep through?

Question 25 25. What do we call someone who rarely spends money, even when it's necessary?

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Question 26 26. How did immigration affect the development of Romanticism in the United States?

Question 27 27. In the story, Rip Van Winkle's personality, goals, and experiences exemplify this Romantic characteristic:

Question 28 28. Which Romantic characteristic is NOT found in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving?

Question 29 29. Why is 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving an allegory?

Question 30 30. What Romantic characteristic fuels the feel of escapism in the story 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving?

Romantic Period in Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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