English 11 A Final Review

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What is a literary movement?
A particular set of shared ideas, concerns, or characteristics written during a certain period of literature.

Which literary movement began after the Civil War?A. American RomanticismB. American RealismC.

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American ClassicismD. American Transcendentalism

B. American Realism.

What started the realism movement and when?
Mark Twain’s publication of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” on September 14th, 1865

Which literary movement began JUST after the Civil War?A. RomanticismB.

TranscendentalismC. RegionalismD. Modernism

C.

Regionalism

Which of the following authors was most influential to the start of the American Revolution?A. Nathaniel HawthorneB. Jonathan EdwardsC.

Thomas PaineD. Washington Irving

C. Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was a major influence on theA. American RevolutionB. War of 1812C. Civil WarD. French and Indian War
A. American Revolution

Which of the following poets is best known for writing poetry in free verse?A.

Phillis WheatleyB. Edgar Allan PoeC. Walt WhitmanD. Jonathan Edwards

C. Walt Whitman

Emily Dickinson’s poetry is frequently written in which of the following forms?A. Iambic pentameterB. Free verseC. Rhymed coupletsD.

Prose

B. Free verse

Which of the authors is best known for is narrative of his journey to America?A. Walt WhitmanB. Thomas PaineC. Jonathan EdwardsD. Olaudah Equiano
D. Olaudah Equiano

Which two authors wrote narratives of their journeys to America?A.

Edgar Allan Poe and Walt WhitmanB. Olaudah Equiano and Thomas PaineC. Olaudah Equiano and William BradfordD. Jonathan Edwards and Phillis Wheatley

C. Olaudah Equiano and William Bradford

Which two authors share stylistic similarities, despite their work in different literary movements?A. Emily Dickinson and Walt WhitmanB. William Bradford and Olaudah EquianoC.

Ambrose Bierce and Edgar Allan PoeD. Henry James and Sarah Orne Jewett

C. Ambrose Bierce and Edgar Allan Poe

Amrbose Bierce and Edgar Allan Poe share stylistic similarities despite being part of two different literary movements,A. Realism and RomanticismB. Classicism and ColonialismC. Puritanism and Gothic RomanceD. Romanticism and Modernism

The arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem is theA. RhymeB.

RhythmC. FormD. Meter

D.

Meter

In “Indians Are People, Not Mascots,” which of the following assertions does Fred Veilleaux make about Native Americans?A. They realistically portray Native AmericansB. They disrespect Native American TraditionsC. They reflect the history of Native AmericansD. They are reverent of Native American cultures
B.

They disrespect Native American Traditions

A theme of “Young Goodman Brown” is thatA. Patience is better than happinessB. The truth can be hard to seeC. Luck wins over goodnessD. Wise people learn from sadnessTHIS QUESTION WILL BE GIVEN FULL CREDIT NO MATTER WHAT ANSWER IS GIVEN, SINCE NO ANSWERS FIT.
C.

Luck wins over goodness

What literary movement did Phillis Wheatley’s poetry happen in?A. Early American and Colonial LiteratureB. American RomanticismC. TranscendentalismD.

RealismE. Regionalism

A. Early American and Colonial Literature

What literary movement did Mark Twain’s “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” happen in?A.

Early American and Colonial LiteratureB. American RomanticismC. TranscendentalismD. RealismE. Regionalism

D.

RealismANDE. Regionalism

What literary movement did Walt Whitman’s poetry happen in?A. Early American and Colonial LiteratureB. American RomanticismC. TranscendentalismD.

RealismE. Regionalism

B. American Romanticism

What literary movement did Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” happen in?A. Early American and Colonial LiteratureB.

American RomanticismC. TranscendentalismD. RealismE. Regionalism

C. TranscendentalismC. Transcendentalism

What literary movement did the sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” by Jonathan Edwards happen in?A. Early American and Colonial LiteratureB. American RomanticismC.

TranscendentalismD. RealismE. Regionalism

A. Early American and Colonial Literature

“One day, when I was one kid, I was climbing some rocks looking out at da ocean.

Down Malaekahana side. All of a sudden, my bruddah start screaming, ‘Get down from deah. No good. Da rocks sacred.'”A. Ambrose BierceB. Mark TwainC. Charles Waddell ChesnuttD.

Cedric YamanakaE. Sarah Orne Jewett

D. Cedric Yamanaka

“The feller took the money and started away; and when he was going out at the door, he sorter jerked his thumb over his shoulder–so–at Dan’l, and says again, very deliberate, ‘Well,’ he says, ‘I don’t see no p’ints about that frog and that’s any better’n any other frog.'”A. Ambrose BierceB. Mark TwainC. Charles Waddell ChesnuttD. Cedric YamanakaE.

Sarah Orne Jewett

B. Mark Twain

“‘Scuse me, suh, I’s lookin’ for my husban’. I heerd you wuz a big man an’ had libbed heah a long time, an’ I ‘lowed you wouldn’t min’ ef I’d come roun’ an’ ax you ef you’d eber heerd of a merlatter man by de name er Sam Taylor ‘quirin’ roun’ in de chu’ches ermongs’ de people fer his wife ‘Liza Jane?”A. Ambrose BierceB. Mark TwainC. Charles Waddell ChesnuttD. Cedric YamanakaE.

Sarah Orne Jewett

C. Charles Waddell Chesnutt

What is the difference between denotation and connotation?
Denotation: Dictionary definitionConnotation: Cultural meaning

What is the difference between assonance and consonance?
Consonance: repetition of consonant sounds.Consonance: repetition of vowel sounds.

Define “Alleged”
Of an incident or a person) said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality.

Define “Affirmation”
The action of stating as a fact; asserting strongly and publicly.

Define “Pejorative”
Expressing contempt or disapproval.

Define “Insidious”
Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects.

Define “Assail”
Make a concerted or violent attack on.

Which of the following adjectives best describes Transcendentalist beliefs?A. ConformistB. IndividualisticC. MaterialisticD.

Passive

B. Individualistic

Which of the authors is a transcendentalist?A. Ralph Waldo EmersonB. Olaudah EquianoC. Phillis WheatleyD. Sarah Orne Jewett
A. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Which of the author’s writings is NOT influenced by transcedentalism?A.

Ralph Waldo EmersonB. Walt WhitmanC. Henry David ThoreauD. Cotton Mather

D. Cotton Mather

Which of the following authors was most influential to the start of the American Revolution?A. Nathaniel HawthorneB. Jonathan EdwardsC. Thomas PaineD.

Washington Irving

C. Thomas Paine

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