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5 Matching questions

  1. Shiftless
  2. Sentence
  3. Age of Reason
  4. Acquiescence
  5. Innuendo
  1. a An indirect intimation about a person or thing
  2. b 1750-1800
    Intellectual energy
    Question previously accepted truths about who should run government
    Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson
  3. c Group of words that has a subject, verb, expresses a complete thought, capitalized first letter, and ends with period, question mark, or exclamation point
  4. d Giving tacit assent, agreeing by silence
  5. e Lazy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1800-1860
    Emphasis on self-knowledge and self-expression
    Against authority by elite classes
    Value of individualism
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, Thoreau
    "Age of First Person Singular"
    Emotional intensity
  2. Incapable of being expressed in words
  3. Disturbed
  4. Disagree angrily
  5. Making or having a harsh sound

5 True/False questions

  1. The Great Gatsby1920s, New York
    Narrated by Nick Carraway
    Gatsby, Nick, Daisy, Tom
    Themes: American Dream, Hollowness of Upper Class, East vs West Egg, Green Light, Valley of Ashes, Eyes,


  2. Harlem Renaissance1918-1929
    Cultural center of African-American life
    Produce unique forms of expressing Harlem
    WEB Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, Charles S Johnson, Langston Hughes
    Promote equality
    New Negro: sophisticated and well-educated African American with strong racial pride and self awareness
    Ended by economic collapse of Great Depression


  3. PersonificationOwner of business establishment


  4. Transcendentalism1865-1910
    Irving, Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe
    Accurately represent speech, manners, habits, history, folklore, and beliefs of people in specific geographical area
    Offshoot of realism
    Importance of setting
    Use of dialects--distinctive forms of language spoken in particular areas or by particular groups of people


  5. Imagism1865-1910
    Accurate and detailed portrayal of actual life
    Didn't want to glorify anything
    Depict reality no matter how ordinary
    Shed light on greater social issues
    Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Henry James
    Complex characters in ordinary places
    Character exploration and development
    Ordinary settings
    True-to-life dialogue
    Detached narration to sound unbiased


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