Ch 2: 20th Century American Literature Flashcards

About This Chapter

Improve your ability to excel on an assignment, test or quiz that covers 20th century American literature with help from these interactive flashcard sets. The flashcards enable you to memorize key details and effectively strengthen your understanding of this subject.

20th Century American Literature Flashcards - Summary

This short chapter is filled with fun flashcard sets designed to boost your knowledge of 20th century American literature. Discover or get reacquainted with important literary works like The Tropic of Orange, The Old Man and the Sea and The Outsiders by taking advantage of this engaging study resource. Reviewing these flashcards gives you the power to study at your own pace. After completing this chapter, you should fully understand the following:

  • Vocabulary in Chocolate Fever
  • Death of a Salesman characters and vocabulary
  • Harrison Bergeron vocabulary
  • Invisible Man and Paradise characters
  • Characters and vocabulary in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Vocabulary for The Most Dangerous Game

How They Work

Flashcards enable you to choose specific 20th century American literature topics, strengthen your knowledge through repetition and memorization, and easily revisit concepts you don't fully understand.

  • Open a flashcard set for the 20th century American lit topic you're studying.
  • Identify the image, word, name or event 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.

12 Lessons in Chapter 2: 20th Century American Literature Flashcards
Chocolate Fever Vocabulary Flashcards

Chocolate Fever Vocabulary Flashcards

This flashcard set will help students define words in Chocolate Fever by Robert Kimmel Smith. Chocolate Fever is a novel which explores the story of Henry Green, a boy whose parents let him eat as much chocolate as he wants, leading to unexpected consequences.

Death of a Salesman Character List & Flashcards

Death of a Salesman Character List & Flashcards

These flashcards cover the characters and quotes from Arthur Miller's play, ''Death of a Salesman.'' Check your understanding of these intricate characters and the meaning behind some important life lessons alluded in character quotes.

Death of a Salesman Vocabulary Flashcards

Death of a Salesman Vocabulary Flashcards

Are you a student reading Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman'? This flashcard set is designed to help you study and learn a number of the more challenging words found in this classic American drama.

Harrison Bergeron Vocabulary Flashcards

Harrison Bergeron Vocabulary Flashcards

These flashcards will help you to build your vocabulary and understand Vonnegut's complex short story, 'Harrison Bergeron'. Terms are accompanied by definitions and examples from the text, as well as a pronunciation guide to assist reading aloud.

Invisible Man Character List & Flashcards

Invisible Man Character List & Flashcards

This set of flashcards will take you through the complex characters created in Ralph Ellison's novel, ''Invisible Man.'' Test your knowledge of these symbolic characters and the context that they are interacting in.

Paradise Character List & Flashcards

Paradise Character List & Flashcards

This flashcard set is designed to review some of the most important characters in Toni Morrison's novel, 'Paradise.' The novel has a lengthy cast of characters who live in the Convent and surrounding town of Ruby.

The Grapes of Wrath Character List & Flashcards

The Grapes of Wrath Character List & Flashcards

These flashcards are a tool to guide you through the plot, themes and characters in the depression-era novel, ''The Grapes of Wrath.'' Gauge your understanding of this Pulitzer Prize winning story.

The Grapes of Wrath Vocabulary Flashcards

The Grapes of Wrath Vocabulary Flashcards

Are you picking up John Steinbeck's novel, ''The Grapes of Wrath''? This set of flashcards can help you to review vocabulary from the book that is not commonly used today, including 1930s slang, tools, and terms.

The Most Dangerous Game Vocabulary Flashcards

The Most Dangerous Game Vocabulary Flashcards

Most American students don't graduate from high school without having read the short story 'The Most Dangerous Game' by Richard Connell. One reason for its popularity is the suspenseful plot--and the vocabulary greatly contributes to the story's dark mood. These flashcards will familiarize you with the story's vocabulary.

The Old Man and the Sea Flashcards

The Old Man and the Sea Flashcards

This set of flashcards can be used to study the main characters and topics associated with Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. Use these flashcards to review the major characters and their symbolism from the novel.

The Outsiders Flashcards

The Outsiders Flashcards

This flashcard set will take you through each character from ''The Outsiders'' as well as key plot details. Learn about how gangs were back in the 1960s and some of the challenges they faced.

The Tropic of Orange Flashcards

The Tropic of Orange Flashcards

This flashcard set will take you through the characters and events in the novel The Tropic of Orange. The novel is about a single orange and seven characters who somehow connect, based on the movement of the orange.

Chapter Practice Exam
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