5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sherman Alexie
- Washington Irving
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- William Bradford
- Edgar Allen Poe
- a The Scarlet Letter. Motifs: -civilization vs. the wilderness -night vs. day Symbols: -scarlet letter -the meteor -Pearl -rosebush next to the prison door
- b "The Devil and Tom Walker". -faust story (sells his soul to the devil)
- c "This Is What It Means To Say Pheonix, Arizona". *Symbols/motifs: -fathers and sons -fire, ashes, rebirth -last image= salmon swimming upstream
- 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)
- e "On Plymouth Plantations".
5 Multiple choice questions
- "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."
- "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
- "The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility
- "Dear John Wayne".
- "Song of the Sky Loom". -family/creation -seasonal renewal -weaving conceit (warp/weft)
5 True/False questions
Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain → "Cannibalism in the Cars".
Edward Taylor → "Huswifery". -extended metaphor of process of saving your own soul
Lawrence Wright → "Dear John Wayne".
John Winthrop → "A Model of Christian Charity" (City on a Hill).
Columbus → "Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land