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Final Exam - American Literature

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PLAY
Smith
The General History of Virginia
Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation
Bradstreet
To my Dear and Loving Husband
Taylor
Huswifery
Edwards
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Franklin
Autobiography
Paine
Common Sense/American Crisis "Number 1"
Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
Irving
Rip Van Winkle
Cooper
Leatherstocking Tales
Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Lincoln
Gettysburg Address
Emerson
Self-Reliance
Thoreau
Walden
Whitman
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed
Poe
The Raven
Melville
Bartleby, The Scrivener
Hawthorne
The Scarlett Letter
Clemens
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Howells
Editha
James
Daisy Miller: A Study
Crane
The Open Boat
Frost
The Road Not Taken
Pound
Salutation, In a Station of the Metro
Cather
Neighbor Rosicky
Hughes
I, Too
Welty
Death of a Traveling Salesman
Conflict
1. External-either between characters or between a character(s) and an opposing force such as fate or environment (nature, society, or circumstances)
2. Internal-within the character
Character
characters are representations of persons that serve as agents of the plot
Metaphor
an expression of one thing in terms of another-the stated or implied equivalence of two things (key word-"is"
Simile
a stated comparison of two things using a linking word or phrase (key words "like," "as," "as if," etc.)
Personification
giving personal characteristics to something that is not a person
Symbol
an image with a number of related meanings and therefore with a value independent of any one of them (A symbol means something in addition to itself.)
Allusion
a brief reference, explicit or indirect, in a work to something outside it-to a person, place, or event or to another literary work (Biblical, historical, classical, etc.)
Irony
hiding what is actually the case, not to deceive, but to achieve special rhetorical or artistic effects
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of stressed syllables
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that sound like what they mean