Unit One: Rebellion v Conformity Exam Review
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In "Self Reliance," Emerson indicates that genius is something that comes from...
within a person
In "Self Reliance," Emerson asserts that society encourages people to...
Emerson says, "You will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it." He says this to explain that....
being an individual is difficult.
A major theme of self-reliance is...
to thine ownself be true.
Patrick Henry believes that putting off an armed struggle with Britain will...
make such a struggle more difficult to win.
At the time this speech was written, Patrick Henry believed that Britain was...
preparing for war.
Patrick Henry believes that the issue facing the Convention calls for ....
action, individual sacrifice, and the open and honest airing of views.
What is the theme or main idea of Patrick Henry's speech?
The colonists must fight for their freedom from Britain.
Henry David Thoreau went to live at Walden Pond because he felt the need to...
find the true meaning of life.
Henry David Thoreau's experience at Walden Pond convinced him that advancing in the direction of one's dream is likely to...
lead to unexpected success.
Thoreau would probably enjoy....
sitting still in a forest setting.
Thoreau's tone in Walden was....
Thomas Paine uses the terms "summer soldier" and "sunshine patriot" to describe those who ...
flee from crises.
According to Thomas Paine, paying a high price to obtain freedom will result in....
the treasure of freedom.
Thomas Paine claims that a benefit of panics is that they...
reveal what people are really like.
Thomas Paine hopes that the colonies and colonists will be unified by the fact that...
their fate, good or bad, will be the same.
When Reverend Parris sees his daughter and the other girls dancing in the forest, he concludes that they .....
Reverend Parris fears the villagers' response to the rumor that his daughter has come under a spell because....
it could cost him his ministry and his daughter her life.
Reverend Parris sends for Reverend John Hale of Beverly because...
Hale is an authority on witches.
The dialogue between Parris, Proctor, Putnam and Corey in Act I in which they disagree about matters of money and real estate, emphasizes...
the overall atmosphere of greed and frustration.
What conclusion can you draw about Abigail's discharge from the Proctor's?
Goody Proctor suspected the relationship between her husband and Abigail.
At the very beginning of Act 2, Elizabeth Proctor wants her husband to go to Salem because she wants him to...
find out about the trial proceedings.
The real reason John Proctor avoids going to Salem is that he
fears that Abigail will reveal their adulterous affair.
What was the evidence used against Elizabeth Proctor to accuse her of being a witch?
She possesses a poppet with a needle in its belly, she says Abigail must be ripped out of the world, and Abigail pulls a needle out of her own belly.
According to Elizabeth Proctor, the motivation behind Abigail's accusation against her is Abigail's.....
desire for Elizabeth to die so that she can marry John Proctor.
Danforth represents and symbolizes what in court?
Proctor rejects the compromise that would grant his wife freedom for one year because he ...
realizes that he must also stand up for his friends and their accused wives.
When someone offers evidence that questions the court's authority, the ....
person is then suspected of being a witch.
What impact does Danforth's argument that witchcraft is an invisible crime have on Proctor's case?
It enables Danforth to refuse legal representation for Proctor.
In court, Proctor accuses Abigail of what Danforth calls a "Marvelous cool plot to...."
Mary Warren's accusation against Proctor might be interpreted as the climax of the play because it ...
creates the point of greatest emotional intensity.
What conclusion about current life in Salem can be drawn from the fact that orphans beg for food and cows roam in the streets?
the community is in a state of chaos.
Through her test of character, Elizabeth has learned that...
her cold heart was partly to blame for her husband's infidelity.
John Proctor retracts his confession because...
It also condemns his friends as witches.
In the final scene, Elizabeth will not plead with her husband because...
She does not want to take away her husband's chance for salvation.
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