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1

Edwin Markham's concern for the plight of exploited people's became a what in his poetry?

Common theme

2

Edwin Markham proclaimed a steadfast romantic belief in man's what?

Potential to help himself

3

The specific inspiration for to write "the man with the hoe" came when he saw what?

A scribner's magazine of a painting by a French pastoral landscapist Jean Francois millet

4

What is the theme of the poem " the man with the hoe"

Oppressed mankind will someday seek redress for his wrongs

5

The basis for optimism implied in "the man with the hoe" is what?

Markham's humanistic values

6

In the first stanza Markham uses rhetorical questions to imply that the man with the hoe is what?

-is little better than an animal
-has a face that reflects a brutal nature
-has a mind that has been dulled by his burdensome toil

7

In "the man with the hoe" line 7 means what?

He is incapable of showing or feeling emotion

8

In the second stanza of "the man with the ho" Markham underscores the contrast between what?

What the man with the ho is and what God created him to be

9

In "the man with the ho" the poetic device used is what?

biblical allusion

10

In line 30 of "the man with the hoe" the what word means he has been treated with contempt and irreverence?

Profaned

11

In line 32 of "the man with the ho" implies what?

That the man with the ho protests against his present condition and will rise up against his future oppressors

12

In the poem "the man with the ho" the warning given is what?

Is that the oppressed laborer may "rise to judge" his oppressor

13

Although the dominant tone of "the man with the ho" is melancholic, the one optimistic implication is the poem's warning implies what?

That a solution to the problem presented is at least possible

14

What is William Sidney porter's pen name?

O'henry

15

William porter's writings are not just popular in America but also where?

France, England, and Russia

16

William porter's trademark in writing is what?

The surprise ending

17

The title of "the gift of the magi" is a what?

Allusion

18

The story "the gift of the magi" is found in a collection of stories entitled what?

The four million

19

William porter focuses on what in his writings?

Plot

20

What is the theme of the story "the gift of the magi"?

There is nothing wiser than a sacrificial token of love

21

The outcome of the story "the gift of the magi" is an example of what kind of irony?

Situational irony

22

Define situational irony

A contrast between supposition and reality

23

How would a naturalist end "the gift of the magi"?

A naturalist probably would have ended with the characters being bitter and pessimistic rather than appreciative and with wisdom

24

How did fanny Crosby's eyes become blind?

By an infection that scarred the corneas on her eyes at 6 weeks of age

25

The period following the civil war was a time of what?

Religious revival and renewed interest in hymn-writing

26

Fanny Crosby's hymn were effective due to what?

To their simplistic conversational language

27

What are the characteristics of fanny Crosby's poems?

-use of familiar phrases
-allusions to scripture
-appeals to the emotion

28

What are the three types of basis for songs used in church?

-psalms set to music
-hymns
-gospel songs

29

What does contrition mean?

Sincere, deep sorrow for sin

30

What is the theme for draw me nearer?

One may be brought into closer fellowship with God through the cross of Christ