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5 Matching questions

  1. Sherman Alexie
  2. Washington Irving
  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  4. William Bradford
  5. Edgar Allen Poe
  1. a The Scarlet Letter. Motifs: -civilization vs. the wilderness -night vs. day Symbols: -scarlet letter -the meteor -Pearl -rosebush next to the prison door
  2. b "The Devil and Tom Walker". -faust story (sells his soul to the devil)
  3. c "This Is What It Means To Say Pheonix, Arizona". *Symbols/motifs: -fathers and sons -fire, ashes, rebirth -last image= salmon swimming upstream
  4. d "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)
  5. e "On Plymouth Plantations".

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "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. "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
  3. "The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility
  4. "Dear John Wayne".
  5. "Song of the Sky Loom". -family/creation -seasonal renewal -weaving conceit (warp/weft)

5 True/False questions

  1. Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain"Cannibalism in the Cars".

          

  2. Edward Taylor"Huswifery". -extended metaphor of process of saving your own soul

          

  3. Lawrence Wright"Dear John Wayne".

          

  4. John Winthrop"A Model of Christian Charity" (City on a Hill).

          

  5. Columbus"Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land

          

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