5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sepulveda vs. De Las Casas
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- Herman Melville
- Louise Erdrich
- a "Dear John Wayne".
- 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."
- c The Scarlet Letter. Motifs: -civilization vs. the wilderness -night vs. day Symbols: -scarlet letter -the meteor -Pearl -rosebush next to the prison door
- d . -Juan Gines de Sepulveda= against Indians -Bartolome de Las Casas= pro Indian
- e "Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land
5 Multiple choice questions
- "The Devil and Tom Walker". -faust story (sells his soul to the devil)
- "The Day of Doom" & "God's Controversy with New England".
- "Song of the Sky Loom". -family/creation -seasonal renewal -weaving conceit (warp/weft)
- "Huswifery". -extended metaphor of process of saving your own soul
- "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
5 True/False questions
Charles Chesnutt → "The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility
Charlotte Perkins Gilman → "The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility
William Shakespeare → Othello.
Edgar Allen Poe → "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)
John Winthrop → "A Model of Christian Charity" (City on a Hill).