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5 Matching questions

  1. The Great Gatsby
  2. Turbulent
  3. Melodramatic
  4. Tone
  5. Laudable
  1. a Disturbed
  2. b The author's attitude toward the subject and toward the audience implied in a work. Helps to establish the mood of the poem.
  3. c Praiseworthy
  4. d 1920s, 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,
  5. e Exaggerated and emotional

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Haughtily disdainful
  2. 1650-1750
    Directed very aspect of their lives
    Bible would help them through human weakness
    Hard work, thrift, and responsibility
    Inflexible in religious faith
    Intolerant of viewpoints other than their own
    Led to Salem Witch Trials
    Jonathan Edwards
    "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
  3. 1909-1918
    Focus on raw image
    Forgets metrics, stanzas, and sentimentality
    Power of suggestion rather than definite statement
    Eastern influence of the haiku
    Expressing emotion indirectly but precisely
    Presenting images without authorial commentary
    Ezra Pound
    Use no words that don't contribute
    No sequence of metronome
  4. A recurring idea, symbol, thing, concept in a novel that helps the reader to better understand the meaning behind the novel
  5. Excessively talkative

5 True/False questions

  1. SymbolA concrete person, place, object, animal, or activity that has a concrete meaning in itself and also stands for something beyond itself, such as an idea or feeling


  2. ThemeCentral idea, message, or lesson underlying a literary work


  3. Modernism1910-1960
    Ezra Pound was father of modernism
    Freud, Marx, Darwin, and Nietzsche, TS Eliot
    Stream-of-consciousness narration
    Concerned with accelerating pace of society toward destruction and meaninglessness
    What could inspire construction for a new society


  4. Romanticism1800-1860
    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


  5. BickeringAngry quarrel