5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Anne Bradstreet
- William Shakespeare
- Lawrence Wright
- John Winthrop
- Louise Erdrich
- a "Dear John Wayne".
- b Othello.
- c "A Model of Christian Charity" (City on a Hill).
- d "Letter from Jerusalem: Forcing the End".
- e "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
5 Multiple choice questions
- "Landscape and Desire: The European Imagination and the New World". -his idea of paradise -eroticism of nature and the land
- "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God".
- "This Is What It Means To Say Pheonix, Arizona". *Symbols/motifs: -fathers and sons -fire, ashes, rebirth -last image= salmon swimming upstream
- "The Sheriff's Children". *Themes: -racism -identity -moral and responsibility
- . -Juan Gines de Sepulveda= against Indians -Bartolome de Las Casas= pro Indian
5 True/False questions
Nathaniel Hawthorne → The Scarlet Letter. Motifs: -civilization vs. the wilderness -night vs. day Symbols: -scarlet letter -the meteor -Pearl -rosebush next to the prison door
Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain → "Cannibalism in the Cars".
Edgar Allen Poe → "The Fall of the House of Usher". House= 1) buildings 2) minds 3) family doppelganger (incest [both spiritual and actual], house and its flaw, twin)
Edward Taylor → "Huswifery". -extended metaphor of process of saving your own soul
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."