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19th Century American Literature Flashcards - Summary
The flashcard sets in this chapter cover American literary trends, short stories, poems and novels from the 19th century. As you work through these flashcard sets, you'll also review and memorize related literature vocabulary. You'll study some of the following topics:
- American Romanticism
- ''A Retrieved Reformation''
- Characters from Little Women
- ''The Tell-Tale Heart,'' ''The Raven'' and ''The Cask of Amontillado'' vocabulary
- Vocabulary from Tom Sawyer
How They Work
You're encouraged to work through these American literature flashcards at your own pace and repeat difficult flashcards until you've memorized the facts about 19th century works.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
- Identify the image or word on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
A Retrieved Reformation Flashcards
''A Retrieved Reformation,'' a short story written by O. Henry, follows the story of Jimmy Valentine, a convicted and incarcerated criminal. These flashcards include both a summary of the story and several themes that are present in this tale of the human ability to recondition its own behaviors.
American Romanticism Flashcards
What is American Romanticism? This set of flashcards explores this literary movement that influenced American writing during the 1830s-1870s. Learn about its key features and major writers.
Little Women Character List & Flashcards
Are you reading or studying ''Little Women'' by Louisa May Alcott? It is considered one of America's classic and best-loved novels. This flashcard set can help you to review all of the major characters and how they are related in this novel.
The Cask of Amontillado Vocabulary Flashcards
'The Cask of Amontillado' by Edgar Allen Poe contains many unfamiliar words which may cause readers to miss vital details. These flashcards will familiarize you with many of the difficult terms and provide in-text citations of where the words are used.
The Raven Flashcards
These flashcards guide the reader through Poe's symbolism, imagery, themes, and symbols in the famous, dark romantic poem The Raven. Literary terms and symbolism specific to The Raven are included.
The Raven Vocabulary Flashcards
This flashcard set contains cards that will help readers of Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven understand some tricky vocabulary and unravel the poetic devices that bind this American classic.
The Tell-Tale Heart Vocabulary Flashcards
This flashcard set covers some of the more advanced vocabulary words from Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart'. You can use this set to study some of the unique vocabulary from the story.
Tom Sawyer Vocabulary Flashcards
These flashcards review some of the more challenging words found in Mark Twain's classic novel, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'. Study this set to expand your vocabulary with terms from this famous and often-read children's novel.
Life in the Iron Mills Character List & Flashcards
These flashcards contain information on the main characters in the short story 'Life in the Iron Mills'. If you need to work on memorizing who the main characters are, their relation to one another and specific character traits, this flashcard set is for you!
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