5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain
- Sherman Alexie
- Anne Bradstreet
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- a "Cannibalism in the Cars".
- b "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
- 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 "This Is What It Means To Say Pheonix, Arizona". *Symbols/motifs: -fathers and sons -fire, ashes, rebirth -last image= salmon swimming upstream
- e "Song of the Sky Loom". -family/creation -seasonal renewal -weaving conceit (warp/weft)
5 Multiple choice questions
- "On Plymouth Plantations".
- "The Story of an Hour". Themes: repression of women in a male-dominated society Symbols: -springtime -patches of blue sky
- "Dear John Wayne".
- "Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land
5 True/False questions
Johnathan Edwards → "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".
John Winthrop → "A Model of Christian Charity" (City on a Hill).
Washington Irving → "The Devil and Tom Walker". -faust story (sells his soul to the devil)
Herman Melville → "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."
Charles Chesnutt → "The Story of an Hour". Themes: repression of women in a male-dominated society Symbols: -springtime -patches of blue sky