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2nd Semester Test Review English 11
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Who is Walt Whitman?
Wrote Leaves of Grass, Song of Myself . Celebrated oneself and their interconnection with humanity. 1830-1892
Who is Emily Dickinson?
1830-1886. Known as Belle of Amherst. Wrote " This is my letter to the world". Her letter is poetry. Also wrote I heard a fly buzz when I died.
Who is Huck Finn?
Real Name is Samuel Clemens, From Mississippi, famous works is Huck Finn. Died at age 75, 2 weeks after comet hit.
When was Huck Finn published?
Who were the major characters and what they represent?
Huck- adventure, unruleness
Symbols in Huck Finn
Sally- Want to civilize Tom
Jim - Represents freedom and dream
What is Realism?
A response to Romanticism.
Turns from strange to realistic.
Normal average people.
What is Naturalism?
Uncontrollable force that is indifferent to human suffering.
What did Kate Chopin write?
A pair of Silk Stockings
What did Jack London write?
To Build a Fire.
Call off the Wild.
The setting was in Yukon.
What did Hamlin Garland write?
Under the Lions Paws.
Struggle of farmers in the midwest.
What did Stephen Crane write?
The Red Badge of Courage
Died of TB at age 28
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
Main character in a story
The time and place of a story
The main idea of the story
point of view
the perspective from which a story is told
Sequence of events in a story
A struggle the main character under goes.
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Background information presented in a literary work.
What is a round character?
What is a flat character?
a character that does not change
"Sees all Knows all"
What did Willa Cather write?
What did Thornton Wilder write?
What does Our Town represent?
Celebrates the importance of everyday.
What did F.Scott Fitzgerald write?
The Great Gatsby.
Took place during the 1920's.
Who was Robert Frost?
Road not Taken, Fire and Ice, Mending wall
Earned 4 pulitzer prices
Who was John Steinbeck?
He wrote Mice of Men.
To bring to mind
Full of health and strength to pass on.
Full of health
To make a guess
Person who withdraws from world
To insert or introduce
Results in violence
What one feels when false beliefs are shattered
forming of ideas
poignantly contrary to what was expected or intended
the qualities idealized by knighthood such as bravery and gallantry toward women
Feeling of great need or happiness
a sense of impending evil or misfortune
Work where vices, follies
To trick someone
money not real
care of gentle guidance of god
Moderation and self restraint
Difficult, involving hard work
Big of showy piece that stands out
contrary to nature, reason, or common sense; absurd
Having no particular interest or concern
suffering the loss of a loved one
Show or to prove
free from disturbance; calm
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