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English 3 CP ULTIMATE STUDY GUIDE!!!!
Terms in this set (88)
-branch of romanticism
-power to the individual
-focuses on nature
-pro non conformity
-Ralph Waldo Emerson - father of movemet
What does the clock represent
-fear of death
-you cant slow down time
-time ticking away
What does the prince of Prospero represent
What does the Red Death represent
-death comes to everyone no matter how rich/ poor you are
What do the seven rooms represent
- life -> death
-east- sun rises / west- sunsets
Lesson learned from The masqurade of the red death
Powerlessness of humans to escape death
Huck Finn Themes/ Motifs
-Nature vs Society
-Twains social commentary
-Man vs Himself
Five traits of the Frontier dwellers
Definition of Realism
A literary movement that sought to portray ordinary life as real people live it and attempted to show characters and events in an objective, almost factual way. This movement also included naturalism and regionalism.
Definition of Naturalism
Part of realism, but more intense. Showed life as the working out of natural forces beyond our control
Definition of Regionalism
Through the use of dialect and vivid landscape descriptions, these stories attempted to capture the essence of life in a particular region
-focus on nature
-1865 -> 1910
- the scarlet letter
Hester on the scaffold
-treatment of women : how they are shown
-starts off the novel, sets the stage
-Hester described as beautiful
-she's compared to the virgin Mary
Hester + Chillingworth in Jail
-learns Chill is her husband
-he is scholarly/ wise/ he forgives her
-revenge ultimately destroys him
Chill & Dimmes at home
-finds out dimmes is the father
-argument about guilt, god, confession
-confession only between you and god (not a priest)
-chill uncovers the "A" on dims chest
-transformation: Chill --> devil
Dimm on scaffold @ night
-hester and peral joins Dim, Chill sees them
-meteor/ night time
-1st time as a family
Hester + Chill by river
-novels turning point
-she tells him she knows what he's doing
-she blames herself for him being like this
-says she is going to tell dimm
Hester + Dimm in forest
-hester tells him about chill
- decide to run away together
-takes A off
- pearl unhappy
Dimm walks home from forest
-sinful thoughts: teaches kids bad language
-says mean things to women
- giving into temptation
Why does Jim trust huck and tom?
because they're white
In his new disguise, huck says that he was
in a boating accident
huck is very nervous at the phelps because he is afraid
that tom sawyer will arrive
what does tom think happened to Huck?
How does tom fall "considerable, in [hucks] estimation"?
tom agrees to help free Jim
Why does Aunt sally get so upset?
Tom kisses her
What does Huck see has happened to the king and the duke?
they are tarred and feathered
Who comes up with a plan to help Jim?
From where does Tom get his ideas?
Why does tom think jim needs a shirt?
to write a journal on
As a prisoner, what can Jim do that is different from most people being held captive?
unchain himself and walk around
what does huck find down by the river that he hides and plans to use later?
what animal does Huck kill in chapter 7?
why does he spread the animal blood all over paps cabin?
Huck is faking his own murder to escape
what are all of the people from town doing on the ferry boat?
searching for hucks body
why is jim so surprised to see huck?
Jim thought he was dead
Why is Jim on the island?
He overheard Miss Watson say that she was going to sell him so he fled
Why does Jim consider himself rich?
He is worth $800 to slave traders
How does Jim get bit by a rattlesnake?
Huck puts its dead mate in jims bedding
How does Jim ease the pain of the snake bite?
He gets drunk
What does Huck dress up like to go exploring?
a young girl
What does huck learn from the women, Judith Loftus?
Jim is suspected of killing Huck and theres a reward for his capture
Tom's aunt who raises him, honest
Aunt Sally Phelps
Tom Sawyer's aunt and Uncle Silas' wife. Jim is being kept at her house. Tom and Huck rescue Jim from a cabin on their property.
He is a drunk with a red face, who appears to be around fifty years old. He comes galloping to town on a horse, and gets teased and harassed by some of the town members for yelling and causing a ruckus. Colonel Sherburn shoots him and kills him because he won't calm down.
The smallest son of the Grangerford family. Huck becomes good friends with Buck.
A very well-dressed fifty-five year old man. H He shoots Boggs for yelling like a lunatic in the streets. Avoids consequences by telling townfolk they are all just a bunch of cowards.
She is the dead daughter of the Grangerford family. She wrote poetry and painted; her subjects were always about dead people.
Also known as Harelip. Daughter of the deceased Peter and sister to Mary Jane
one of the Shepherdson boys. He runs away with one of the Grangerford girls, Miss Sophia.
The opposing family to the Grangerfords. They fight the Grangerfords and are responsible for killing Buck, Buck's father, and his two brothers.
Miss Watson's slave, she considers selling him to slave traders from the south for $800.00: Miss Watson's slave. He runs away and journeys down the Mississippi River with Huck. Together, they have many adventures, and Huck becomes best friends with Jim.
He is charge of Huck's money. He has Huck's best interest at heart. He tries to keep Huck away from Pap, Huck's drunkard father.
Duke of Bridgewater
A younger man in trouble that Jim and Huck take on their raft. Claims to be a duke. He is very crafty and is always scheming. He pretends to be Peter Wilks' deaf and dumb brother William.
An older man in trouble that Jim and Huck take on their raft. Claims to be the Dauphin of France - Crown Prince who disappeared during the French Revolution.. He pretends to be Peter Wilks' brother, Harvey.
The lawyer who tries to ascertain the true heirs to the Wilks's fortune
Samuel Clemens, author, anti-racist, abolitionist
Sister to Widow Douglas, grouchy, picks on Huck, owns Jim and tempted to sell him for $800.00 She tries to teach Huck religion and how to spell.
Mary Jane Wilks
She is one of the sweet daughters of Peter Wilks. She trusts the King and the Duke immediately, even though they are liars. She doesn't even hesitate to give them the money that her father left in his will. Huck truly likes her and tells her that the King and the Duke are conning her family for the money her father left in his will.
Woman to whose house Huck goes in drag to find out what has been happening since he "died." She realizes he is not a girl but assumes he is a runaway apprentice.
Patsy for Pap. Gives Huck back to him and tries to reform him.
The dead man who leaves his estate to his two brothers and nieces. The King and the Duke pretend to be his long lost brothers from England.
Superstitious, drunk, vicious, thief, liar, abusive, wants Huck's money, bigoted, illiterate, anti-religion and anti-education: Huck's drunkard father.
Rev. Harvey Wilks
English brother of Peter Wilks who comes with deaf brother
Real name of Mark Twain, grew up in Hannibal, Missouri
Takes in Huck. They are in a feud with the Shepherdson family.
She is one of the beautiful Grangerford daughters, runs away with Harney Shepherdson
Huck's best friend, overactive imagination, worships the stories in books
Wealthy woman in town who takes Huck in to civilize him, kind, generous old lady, sister to Miss Watson
Uncle Silas Phelps
Tom Sawyer's uncle and Aunt Sally's husband. Jim is being kept on his property.
Deaf English brother of Peter Wilks
book's protagonist and the wearer of the scarlet letter that gives the book its title. She married an elderly scholar, Chillingworth, who sent her ahead to America to live but never followed her. While waiting for him, she had an affair with a Puritan minister named Dimmesdale, after which she gave birth to Pearl.
Hester's illegitimate daughter she is a young girl with a moody, mischievous spirit and an ability to perceive things that others do not.
Hester's husband in disguise. He is much older than she is and had sent her to America while he settled his affairs in Europe. Because he is captured by Native Americans, he arrives in Boston belatedly and finds Hester and her illegitimate child being displayed on the scaffold. He lusts for revenge, and thus decides to stay in Boston despite his wife's betrayal and disgrace.
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale
A young man who achieved fame in England as a theologian and then emigrated to America. In a moment of weakness, he and Hester became lovers. Although he will not confess it publicly, he is the father of her child. He deals with his guilt by tormenting himself physically and psychologically, developing a heart condition as a result.
A wealthy, elderly gentleman who spends much of his time consulting with the other town fathers. He very much resembles a traditional English aristocrat. He tends to strictly adhere to the rules, but he is easily swayed by Dimmesdale's eloquence.
A widow who lives with her brother. She is commonly known to be a witch who ventures into the forest at night to ride with the "Black Man." Her appearances at public occasions remind the reader of the hypocrisy and hidden evil in Puritan society.
Reverend Mr. John Wilson
He is a stereotypical Puritan father, a literary version of the stiff, starkly painted portraits of American patriarchs. Like Governor Bellingham, he follows the community's rules strictly but can be swayed by Dimmesdale's eloquence. He preaches hellfire and damnation and advocates harsh punishment of sinners.
Huck and Jim are ultimately trying to get where?
to the east
what does huck steal at night?
huck and jim decide to climb onto
a crashed steamboat
huck overhears men debating whether or not to
kill a man
what does huck temporarily lose in this section ? (ch12-14)
How does Huck try to save the criminals on the Walter Scott?
he tells the watchman that his family is on board
What does Jim believe about King Solomon?
The duke and king dress Jim up as
a sick arab
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