English 11 A Final Review

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 Romanticism
B. American Realism
C. American Classicism
D. 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. Romanticism
B. Transcendentalism
C. Regionalism
D. Modernism
C. Regionalism

Which of the following authors was most influential to the start of the American Revolution?
A. Nathaniel Hawthorne
B. Jonathan Edwards
C. Thomas Paine
D. Washington Irving
C. Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was a major influence on the
A. American Revolution
B. War of 1812
C. Civil War
D. French and Indian War
A. American Revolution

Which of the following poets is best known for writing poetry in free verse?
A. Phillis Wheatley
B. Edgar Allan Poe
C. Walt Whitman
D. Jonathan Edwards
C. Walt Whitman

Emily Dickinson’s poetry is frequently written in which of the following forms?
A. Iambic pentameter
B. Free verse
C. Rhymed couplets
D. Prose
B. Free verse

Which of the authors is best known for is narrative of his journey to America?
A. Walt Whitman
B. Thomas Paine
C. Jonathan Edwards
D. Olaudah Equiano
D. Olaudah Equiano

Which two authors wrote narratives of their journeys to America?
A. Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman
B. Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Paine
C. Olaudah Equiano and William Bradford
D. 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 Whitman
B. William Bradford and Olaudah Equiano
C. Ambrose Bierce and Edgar Allan Poe
D. 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 Romanticism
B. Classicism and Colonialism
C. Puritanism and Gothic Romance
D. Romanticism and Modernism

The arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem is the
A. Rhyme
B. Rhythm
C. Form
D. 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 Americans
B. They disrespect Native American Traditions
C. They reflect the history of Native Americans
D. They are reverent of Native American cultures
B. They disrespect Native American Traditions

A theme of “Young Goodman Brown” is that
A. Patience is better than happiness
B. The truth can be hard to see
C. Luck wins over goodness
D. Wise people learn from sadness

THIS 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 Literature
B. American Romanticism
C. Transcendentalism
D. Realism
E. 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 Literature
B. American Romanticism
C. Transcendentalism
D. Realism
E. Regionalism
D. Realism
AND
E. Regionalism

What literary movement did Walt Whitman’s poetry happen in?
A. Early American and Colonial Literature
B. American Romanticism
C. Transcendentalism
D. Realism
E. Regionalism
B. American Romanticism

What literary movement did Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” happen in?
A. Early American and Colonial Literature
B. American Romanticism
C. Transcendentalism
D. Realism
E. 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 Literature
B. American Romanticism
C. Transcendentalism
D. Realism
E. 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 Bierce
B. Mark Twain
C. Charles Waddell Chesnutt
D. Cedric Yamanaka
E. 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 Bierce
B. Mark Twain
C. Charles Waddell Chesnutt
D. Cedric Yamanaka
E. 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 Bierce
B. Mark Twain
C. Charles Waddell Chesnutt
D. Cedric Yamanaka
E. Sarah Orne Jewett
C. Charles Waddell Chesnutt

What is the difference between denotation and connotation?
Denotation: Dictionary definition
Connotation: 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. Conformist
B. Individualistic
C. Materialistic
D. Passive
B. Individualistic

Which of the authors is a transcendentalist?
A. Ralph Waldo Emerson
B. Olaudah Equiano
C. Phillis Wheatley
D. Sarah Orne Jewett
A. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Which of the author’s writings is NOT influenced by transcedentalism?
A. Ralph Waldo Emerson
B. Walt Whitman
C. Henry David Thoreau
D. Cotton Mather
D. Cotton Mather

Which of the following authors was most influential to the start of the American Revolution?
A. Nathaniel Hawthorne
B. Jonathan Edwards
C. Thomas Paine
D. Washington Irving
C. Thomas Paine

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