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The Red Death it is based on a rare form on the Black Plague called ___________ plague, which attacked the blood stream

Septicemic

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The author writes without the intent to make things symbolic, but the reader can draw symbols from the story

Projected symbolism

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The author writes with the intent to make things symbolic or representative of something else

Indented Symbolism

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Allegory is a story with ____ meanings, a ____ meaning and a ____ meaning

Two; literal; symbolic

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Prince Prospero represents ______, ______, and ______. On a deeper level he represents _________.

wealth, prosperity, and the aristocrats; man's futile attempt to escape death

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The rooms in MORD represent the ______________.
Blue represents ______
Purple represents a transition to _______
Green represents the _____________
Orange represents ______________
White is ______
Violet is the _________
The red and black room representing the ____________________

seven stages of life; birth, transition to royalty, growth of youth, strength and maturity, purity, last stage, death and knowledge and wisdom with age

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Name one aspect of Theory two and the seven deadly sins

Anger - the Prince becomes angry with the uninvited guest and attacks it.

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The clock represents the __________, minute by minute

ticking away of life

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The guess at the party was dressed as the ________

Red Death

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He wrote several stories that hold popularity,
_______ and _______

Washington Irving; Legend of Sleepy Hollow and
Rip Van Winkle

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It should be noted that Irving was the first American to reach _____________.

International literary celebrity status

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In “The Devil and Tom Walker” Irving uses _____ to show how hypocritical the Puritans of this era had become.

satire

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Greedy

Avarice

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Washington Irving used ___________ in his work

Stock Characters

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Stock characters are characters who represent _______________

one human emotion or characteristics

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Toms wife is a stock character for ______

greed

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Is a body of stories, legends, myths, ballads, songs, riddles, sayings, and other works arising out of the oral traditions of people around the globe

Folklore

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The main character of ________ refuses to be a


Devil and Tom Walker; slave trader

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The devil is called

Old Scratch in Devil and Tom Walker

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Tom Walker finds a _______ tied in an apron

heart and liver

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In _________ a man sleeps for twenty years

Rip Van Winkle

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In _________ a character plays nine pins with little men in the mountains

Rip Van Winkle

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The poem begins at Midnight in December

The Raven

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Name four examples of light in the Raven

Lenore-radiant beauty
White bust of Pallas
Lamplight
Angels

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Give three examples of darkness in the Raven

The Raven
December at midnight
The bird's shadow

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The narrator finds the bird to be a _________ that has come to take him away

demonic force

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The narrator slowly loses his ability to fight against the

darkness

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The end of this poem is a vision of the phycological effects of complete ____________________

emotional, spiritual paralysis and despair

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There are 3 Main Characters in Fall of House of Usher.....

Rodrick Usher
Madeline Usher
Narrator- a boyhood friend of Usher

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The ________ is symbolic as the embodiment of an individual

Usher House

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What does Madeline Usher symbolize?

A family secret and a dark urge

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Tales of moving from the city to the country…

American Romanticism

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What are the 5 I's of Romanticism

Intuition
Imagination
Innocence
Inspiration from nature
Inner experience

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The ___________ took a turn toward the phycological exploration of the Human Mind

American Gothics

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The most famous American Gothic was

Edgar Allan Poe

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Was one of the most famous Romantic writers

James Fenimore Cooper

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He wrote books about Westward expansion with the hero __________.

James Fenimore Cooper; Natty Bumppo

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________ is considered the first true American Hero

Bumppo

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The American Hero is…

young, innocent and pure of purpose, has a sense of honor based not only on society's rules but on a higher principle, has a knowledge of people and life based on deep, intuitive, understanding, loves nature and avoids towns, quests for higher truth in the natural world

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Fireside poets had....

American settings

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Fireside Poets/Poems

Families would read these poems aloud by the fire

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These gothic tales often used ancient settings like ______, ______, ______, that had been privy to years of sinister or supernatural events.

castles, dungeons, or cathedrals

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His mother died while he was 13

Poe

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He married his 13 year old ________, who later died of _____________.

Poe; Virginia; tuberculosis

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Poe was a…

Critic
Poet
Writer

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He believed that every character, detail and incident in the story should contribute to the overall feel of the story

Poe; The Single Effect

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__________ are often employed by Poe

Sound Devices

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The repetition of beginning consonant sounds

Alliteration

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The repetition of consonant sounds

Consonance

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The repetition of vowel sounds in words

Assonance

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