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english lit final
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What are some of the features of the Iroquois Creation Story?
all of these options are true Correct
b. a dying mother whose body is divided into sun, moon and stars
d. a turtle that expands into islands
e. a good twin and an evil twin
How does Christopher Columbus describe the New World in his "Letter of Discovery"?
b. Beautiful, fertile and full of resources Correct
How does Christopher Columbus describe the Native Americans he encounters?
What is the main difference between the Enlightenment era and the Puritan era?
c. faith vs. reason Correct
Who wrote "A Model of Christian Charity"?
What is the central metaphor for "A Model of Christian Charity"?
d. a city on a hill Correct
William Bradford was a Separatist which meant that he...
a. believed the English church was too corrupt to reform
Mary Rowlandson is captured during a series of attacks called the ...
d. King Philip's War
What is the metaphor that Jonathan Edwards uses to illustrate a sinner in the hands of an angry God?
e. a spider suspended over the pit of hell Correct
John Locke's "tabula rasa" challenges the Puritan idea of...
Who wrote, "To My Dear and Loving Husband"?
b. Anne Bradstreet
Phillis Wheatley's poetry astonished many readers because...
c. She was a slave
The subject of Edward Taylor's poem "Upon Wedlock and the Death of Children" is ...
d. The duties of a father
Who wrote Poor Richard's Almanack?
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography inspired...
a. Rags to Riches stories
"I have sometimes quoted myself with great gravity" was said by...
The reason Benjamin Franklin gives for writing his autobiography is...
a. To inform his son about his life so far
What was Benjamin Franklin's father's business?
c. Soap and candle maker
Because young Ben liked to read so much, his father thought he should be a...
When Franklin originally wrote out his list of Virtues to strive for, he left one out. What was the Virtue that Franklin needed to add to his list?
These are the times that try men's souls" comes from
b. "The Crisis"
Thomas Jefferson is a controversial figure because he
e. stood for equality but kept slaves
Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" is
a. a call to revolution
The Tone of "Letters From An American Farmer" changes dramatically when he starts talking about
In "The Last of the Mohicans," Natty Bumppo is a
b. white man
In "Rip Van Winkle," the sign on the door of the Inn has changed
e. a portrait of King George to a portrait of General George Washington
A Tory is
J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur answers the question
what is an american
Frederick Douglass asks why
c. he should celebrate the 4th of July
How much time did Thoreau spend at Walden?
The house that Thoreau built at Walden cost him
According to Thoreau, the more things you have
the poorer you are
Thoreau says he went to the woods because he wanted to
a. live deliberately
In Hawthorne's story, the person who confronts the Minister about his black veil is
At the end of the story, Young Goodman Brown
a. dies a miserable old man
In "Young Goodman Brown" Goody Cloyse is
d. his catechism teacher
The elder traveler in "Young Goodman Brown"
c. carries a serpent shaped staff
In "Bartleby the Scrivener," the character of Turkey
b. only works well in the morning
The illness that Roderick suffers from is
In Dickinson's poem, "I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed," the liquor refers to
In Dickinson's poem, "There's a Certain Slant of Light," she describes the light as
In "The Soul Selects her own Society," the soul closes the valves of her attention like
In "Much Madness is Divinest Sense," what happens if you do not agree with the majority?
c. you are handled with a chain
In Chapter 1, the Widow Douglas tells Huck a story about
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