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English III Midterm Review Part 2
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What two characters were shot during Huck Finn?
Tom Sawyer and Pop
At the end of the novel, why does Huck travel to Indian territory?
He doesn't want to be "sivilized"
When Twain wrote about the older of the 2 con artists that ride the river with Huck and Jim, who was he satirizing?
the king - French royalty
By describing the feud between the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons, what statement was Twain trying to make concerning society?
upbringing and social status do not keep a person from having bad behavior
This novel is considered an example of what due to Twain's focus on events happening primarily along the Mississippi River?
Why could this novel be considered the American Odyssey?
Both stories involve journeys filled with adventures. Both describe a personal growth of the hero
What were the typical characteristics of Puritan beliefs?
hard work is morally good. God and the Bible answer all questions. Puritans were chosen by God to lead the world.
What type of literature did Native Americans typically create
Children's songs. Tales of legendary deeds. Creation stories.
The Puritans used what style when writing?
What types of literature did Puritans commonly write?
Vivid sermons, Spiritual poetry, Plain journals
WHat types of literature were common during the Revolutionary period?
Editorials about equality. Narratives about slavery. Pamphlets that urged revolution
The Declaration of Independence introduced what idea that states that people are born with inalienable rights?
Of Plymouth Plantation is written in the third-person perspective for what reason?
to keep it from appearing biased
What type of appeal does Edwards use in his sermon when he emphasizes the fury and eternal nature of God's wrath?
appeal to emotion
What characteristics of The World on the Turtle's Back made it a creation story?
Explains the creation of the world. Explains why the Iroquois had certain rituals. Supernatural events and characters.
When the author lists the complaints against the king in The Declaration of Independence, he is using what technique to link them all together?
What are the characteristics of a creation story?
Explains why things happen in nature. Describes the beginning of man or the world. Supernatural characters and events. Explains rituals.
In The World on the Turtle's Back, what native American view do the twins represent?
Who wrote The Crucible?
When and where is the play set?
1690s in Salem, Mass.
What did Parris see in the forest?
1. Girls dancing. 2. Something in the 'soup'. 3. Dress in the grass
How can the Proctors' marriage be described early in the play? At the end?
Early - uncomfortable and strained.
End - strong
Why has John refused to baptize his youngest son?
he doesn't believe Parris is holy enough to do it.
What does Cheever find that convinces him that Elizabeth is guilty of the charges against her?
A doll with a needle in it
Why is Elizabeth spared from hanging?
Describe Hale's changing views of the Salem witch trials
He wants to find the truth at first. He begins to see that it is a fraud
Why does Hale return to the town in Act IV.
to convince the accused to confess to save their lives
What factors contributed to the witch trials in the play?
1. land disputes. 2. Political rivalry. 3. Romantic jealousy. 4. Mob mentality
What factors contributed to the witch trials in real life
1. Land disputes. 2. Political rivalry. 3. bread mold. 4. mob mentality
How does Elizabeth react to John's impending death?
she accepts his goodness
What does Judge Hathorne ask Mary Warren to do that she cannot?
faint in court
What news does Parris reveal in Act IV and how does it affect the trials?
Mercy and Abigail have run off. It creates doubt in the truth of the trials.
What are the characters in the play based on?
real-life people of Salem at the time of the trials.
The Crucible is a story about what two low points in American history?
1. Salem witch trials. 2. McCarthyism and the Red Scare
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