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AP Lit Works (Midterm) Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. Herman Melville
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  3. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  4. Edward Taylor
  5. William Bradford
  1. a "Song of the Sky Loom". -family/creation -seasonal renewal -weaving conceit (warp/weft)
  2. b "Bartelby the Scrivener". Themes: -charity -work ethics -middle class boredom Motifs: -grayness -food Symbols: -dead letters -Alexandro Aranda's skeleton Quote: "I prefer not to."
  3. c "On Plymouth Plantations".
  4. d "The Yellow Wallpaper".
  5. e "Huswifery". -extended metaphor of process of saving your own soul

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. "Verses Upon the Burning of Our House, July 18th, 1666". -2 Houses: 1) burns, in this world 2) doesn't burn, eternal salvation/heaven one
  2. "The Fall of the House of Usher". House= 1) buildings 2) minds 3) family doppelganger (incest [both spiritual and actual], house and its flaw, twin)
  3. The Scarlet Letter. Motifs: -civilization vs. the wilderness -night vs. day Symbols: -scarlet letter -the meteor -Pearl -rosebush next to the prison door
  4. "Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land
  5. "Cannibalism in the Cars".

5 True/False Questions

  1. Sherman Alexie"Bartelby the Scrivener". Themes: -charity -work ethics -middle class boredom Motifs: -grayness -food Symbols: -dead letters -Alexandro Aranda's skeleton Quote: "I prefer not to."

          

  2. Johnathan Edwards"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".

          

  3. Charles Chesnutt"The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility

          

  4. Kate Chopin"The Story of an Hour". Themes: repression of women in a male-dominated society Symbols: -springtime -patches of blue sky

          

  5. Michael Wigglesworth"The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility

          

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