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Healy Lit Test #3

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1630
When did John Winthrop land in Salem?
great, great, great grandfather
What relation does William Hathorne have to Nathaniel Hawthorne?
Hathorne
What was the Hawthorne family's original last name?
1804
When was Nathaniel Hawthorne born?
Salem
Where was Nathaniel Hawthorne born?
True
True/False: When he was 4, Nathaniel Hawthorne's father died off French Guiana.
Mannings
With which family did Nathaniel Hawthorne live after his father died?
9
At what age did Nathaniel Hawthorne acquire a foot injury?
3
For how many years did Nathaniel Hawthorne have his foot injury?
12
How old was Nathaniel Hawthorne when his family moved to Maine (the wilderness)?
True
True/False: Since he was previously an invalid and unable to walk, Nathaniel Hawthorne loved exploring the forests of Maine.
15
At what age did Nathaniel Hawthorne move back to Salem and begin attending a prep school?
Puritan
Salem was previously ______________ so education was strongly emphasized.
Bowdoin College
Which college did Nathaniel Hawthorne attend?
False (he was fined for excessive partying)
True/False: Nathaniel Hawthorne was given a prestigious award for acting like a gentlemen throughout his time at Bowdoin College.
18 (out of 38)
Which place did Nathaniel Hawthorne finish in his class?
Franklin Pierce
Nathaniel Hawthorne met which future US president at Bowdoin College?
False (he was miserable, lonely, and isolated while his short stories were very unsuccessful)
True/False: After college, Nathaniel Hawthorne was incredibly happy since he was beginning a rather successful career.
1837
When does Nathaniel Hawthorne publish Twice Told Tales (it was unsuccesful)?
33 (not married, unsuccessful, living at home, and no real job)
At what age was Nathaniel Hawthorne when he was at an EXTREMELY low point in his life?
1839-1841
In what years did Nathaniel Hawthorne work in the Boston Custom's House?
1841 (he invested $1500)
In what year did Nathaniel Hawthorne invest in Brook Farm (a Romantic commune)?
Sophia Peabody
Who did Nathaniel Hawthorne marry?
1842
When did Nathaniel Hawthorne marry Sophia Peabody?
True (they were huge Transcendentalists)
True/False: The Peabody's were one of Emerson's first followers.
Franklin Pierce
On whose campaign did Nathaniel Hawthorne work?
Liverpool
To which consulate was Nathaniel Hawthorne appointed (by Franklin Pierce)?
1852
When did Nathaniel Hawthorne publish Blithedale Romance?
1852
When did Nathaniel Hawthorne publish Scarlet Letter?
1852-1856
In which years did Nathaniel Hawthorne work at the Liverpool consulate?
1860
When did Nathaniel Hawthorne go back to the United States (to New England)?
1864
In what year did Nathaniel Hawthorne die?
False (she did publish them, but it was later discovered that she fixed his writings)
True/False: Sophia Peabody published Nathaniel Hawthorne's notebooks without editing them.
False (he died a forgotten, minor author)
True/False: Nathaniel Hawthorne died a famous author.
Randall Stewart (1930's)
Whose doctoral dissertation includes Nathaniel Hawthorne's work?
1948 (by Randall Stewart)
When was the first Nathaniel Hawthorne biography published?
1819
When was Herman Melville born?
New York City
Where was Herman Melville born?
Melvill
Before changing his last name, what was Herman Melville's original surname?
True
True/False: Allan Melville (Herman Melville's father) received thousands of dollars from his wife's mother, which allowed the family to live comfortably.
12
At what age did Herman Melville stop attending school?
1832 (leaves family in debt)
When did Herman Melville's father (Allan Melville) die?
1834
When did Herman Melville (and his family) move to Albany where he attended Albany Classical School?
1837
When did the Melville family business go bankrupt under Gansevoort's supervision?
1839
When did Herman Melville become a cabin boy on a ship headed for Liverpool?
1841
In what year did Herman Melville sail the South Seas (and eventually jump ship)?
1844
When did Herman Melville return to Boston after his adventures on the South Seas?
1846
In what year did Herman Melville publish Typee (about his adventures on the South Seas)?
1847
In what year did Herman Melville publish Omoo (also about his adventures on the South Seas)?
Elizabeth Knapp Shaw
Who did Herman Melville marry?
Mardi
Which of Herman Melville's novels received poor reviews due to its philosophical aspects of travel?
1849
When did Herman Melville publish Mardi?
1850
When did Herman Melville meet Nathaniel Hawthorne?
1851
When did Herman Melville published Moby-Dick?
1852
When did Herman Melville publish Pierre?
True
True/False: After publishing Pierre, Herman Melville was considered insane by many.
short stories
After writing novels, which was next type of literature Herman Melville focused on?
Harper's and Putnam's
For which two magazines did Herman Melville work?
1891
When did Herman Melville die?
New York City
Where did Herman Melville die?
1920's
When did the "Melville revival" take place?
Florida, Missouri
Where was Mark Twain born?
1835
When was Mark Twain born?
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
What was Mark Twain's real name?
two fathoms deep
What does Mark Twain's name mean?
1847
When did Mark Twain's father (John Clemens) die?
typesetting
Which profession did Mark Twain take up that so many other authors had also done?
1851
When did Mark Twain become a typesetter?
1856-1861 (Civil War begins so his route is essentially cut)
Between which years did Mark Twain become a steamboat pilot?
1861
When did the Civil War began?
1861 (beginning of Civil War)
When did Romanticism end?
2 weeks
How long did Mark Twain last in the Confederate army?
Nevada
After his brief stay in the Confederate army, where did Mark Twain go?
1863
When did Mark Twain start to write for a newspaper?
1865
When did Mark Twain publish "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"?
1870
When did Mark Twain marry Olivia Langdon?
1876
When did Mark Twain publish Tom Sawyer?
1885
When did Mark Twain publish Huckleberry Finn?
1893
In which year did Mark Twain go bankrupt, his wife became an invalid, his daughter became epileptic, and his other daughter died?
1910
When did Mark Twain die?
Unpardonable Sin
Define: a sin of pride, a pride which becomes all so consuming that it causes its victim to place his own intellect and idea above every other person or thing (a way of living that a person develops over time)