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(T/F) The poems by Emily Dickinson suggest that she was much preoccupid with her many friendships

False

2

(T/F) Emily DIckinson was born, raised, and lived her life in Massachusetts

True

3

(T/F) Dickinson did not want any recognition

True

4

(T/F) In Her poems, Dickinson frequently examines the relationship between events of everyday life and the things of the Spirit

True

5

(T/F) Dickinson used slant rhyme but no formal rhythmic meter of any kind ever in her work.

False

6

(T/F) Dickinson always dressed in white

True

7

(T/F) In her mid-twenties, Dickinson entered Harvard

False

8

(T/F) Emily Dickinson wrote only 100 poems

False

9

(T/F) A characteristic of DIckinson's poems that immediately strikes the reader is her frequent use of rhyming couplets

False

10

(T/F) Whitman's book of poetry, Leaves of Grass, was a financial failure and was considered crude and gross

True

11

(T/F) In the line, "The varied carols I hear" from 'I Hear America Singing', one can see the use of anastrophe

True

12

(T/F) Whitman pays tribute to various common workers of America in the poem, "I hear south america singing"

False

13

(T/F) WHitman brings unity to his poems by the repetition of a rhyme scheme

False

14

(T/F) In 'A noiseless Patient Spider', Whitman compares the spider to the poet's own soul

True

15

(T/F) Whitman experimented with the Sonnet Form

False

16

(T/F) Whitman embraced the ideal of Puritan ehtic

False

17

(T/F) The poem appearing in 'Leaves of Grass' that consisted of 52 stanzas of celebrating the poet was 'Song of Myself'

False

18

(T/F) Thoreau concluded that his experiment of living in the woods was a failure

False

19

(T/F) Thoreau had a high regard for civilized urban life

False

20

(T/F) Thoreau advised people to follow their intuitions, however unusual those intuitions seem to be

True

21

(T/F) Thoreau went to live in the woods so that he could confront the essential facts of life

True

22

(T/F) Emerson brought the idea of transcendentalism back to America from Europe

True

23

(T/F) Emerson's works are very abstract and difficult to follow

True

24

(T/F) Emerson was the first American author to call for independence of expression in Am. Literature

True

25

(T/F) Emerson was originally a Puritan minister

False

26

(T/F) Emerson was the fountainhead of transcendentalism in American Literature

True

27

(T/F) Transcendentalism was in opposition to Rationalism which was all brain and no spirit

True

28

(T/F) Unitarians believed in the basic goodness and innate free will of the individual

True

29

(T/F) Transcendentalists believed that man could reach God by communing with statues

False

30

(T/F) Utopian communities were founded by the Unitarians

False

31

(T/F) Unitarianism believed in a Binary God

False

32

(T/F) Transcendentalism believed in the goodness of man, the glory of nature, the importance of free individual expression, and awareness of reality, and truth reached through intuition rather than through reason or logic

True

33

(T/F) Unitarianism rejected Original Sin and Determinism

True

34

(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance;, Emerson refers to the source of virtue and life by using the following words: instinct and intuition

True

35

(T/F) According to 'Self-Reliance', the greatest obstacle to self-trust is society

True

36

(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance', Emerson urges people to trust themselves

True

37

(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance', Emerson exhorts human beings to strive for absolute consistency

False

38

(T/F) In 'Nature', Emerson states that there are absolutely no possibilities for man to group spiritually

False

39

(T/F) Emerson sees in nature evidence of God's presence

True

40

(T/F) As a result of communions with nature, Emerson tells us that his egotism grows by leaps and bounds

False

41

(T/F) In 'Nature', Emerson claims that he becomes part of particle of God

True

42

(T/F) As a part of Transcendental Protest, Thoreau refused to pay his poll tax and went to jail

True

43

(T/F) Thoreau spoke in defence of the abolitionist, Terry McClain, when it was not politically correct to do so

False

44

(T/F) Thoreau wrote in a concrete style and tested what he believed

True

45

(T/F) Poe was raised by his natural parents

False

46

(T/F) Poe argued that a short story should be constructed to achieve a single effect

True

47

(T/F) Poe was an editor for a series of magazines where he endeavored to expose literary pretensions of certain authors

True

48

(T/F) Por married his sixteen year old cousin

False

49

(T/F) Poe is the inventor of the romance novel

False

50

(T/F) Poe's own life was as dark and dismal as the fiction he wrote

True

51

(T/F) Poe was an alcoholic

True

52

(T/F) In Ligeia, the narrator's first wife reutrned from the grave by changing places with his second wifes

True

53

(T/F) in Ligeia, the narrator witnessed three ruby red drops of some liquid falling into his wife's wine glass

True

54

(T/F) Ligeia believes that a strong enough will can conquer even death

True

55

(T/F) In Ligeia, the narrator lived his second wife as much as he lived his first wife

False

56

(T/F) Longfellow is the least important Fireside poet

False

57

(T/F) Longfellow list his first wife to illness

True

58

(T/F) In his lifetime, Longfellow was considered the best loved American poet

True

59

(T/F) Longfellow taught at Harvard University

True

60

(T/F) Longfellow lost his second wife through dicorce

False

61

(T/F) Longfellow could never rise above the tragedies of his life

False

62

(T/F) The concept of Nature was extremely important to Bryant

True

63

(T/F) Bryant published a savage poem criticizing President jefferson and his administration

True

64

(T/F) Bryant is one of our major Colonial authors

False

65

(T/F) Bryant was a journalist for fifty years and wrote for reform for many social causes

True

66

(T/F) Bryant wrote 'Thanatopsis', at the age of thirty

False

67

(T/F) Bryant was considered the father of American poetry

True

68

(T/F) Tom's gang follows through on the orders contained in the oath

False

69

(T/F) Jim is superstitious and believes in witches

True

70

(T/F) Huckleberry Finn contains a social comment deeper than a simple adventure story

True

71

(T/F) Tom insists on being practical and efficient in freeing Jim

False

72

(T/F) The Duke and Dauphin are displaced royalty

False

73

(T/F) Tom and Huck's fortune comes from a twelve thousand dollar inheritance

False

74

(T/F) Jim thinks he will become rich someday

True

75

(T/F) Huck prefers the Widow Douglas' God of Miss Watson's

True

76

(T/F) tom represents the Establishment, and Huck is shocked at his willingness to aid in the rescue plot

True

77

(T/F) Besides being a farmer, Silas Phelps is also a preacher

True

78

(T/F) Huck tells the Duke and Dauphin the truth about himself and Jim

False

79

(ROMANTICISM) Which sentence best summarizes the prologue to "The Song of Hiawatha"?

The prologue introduces traditional stories from Native American culture.

80

(ROMANTICISM) The stories to be told in "The Song of Hiawatha" are taken from what sources?

Native American legends

81

(ROMANTICISM) Which sentence best summarizes the prologue to "The Song of Hiawatha"?

The prologue introduces traditional stories from Native American culture.

82

(ROMANTICISM) In "The Song of Hiawatha," Longfellow believes that Native American tales derive their power from what source?

Nature itself, whose spirit is expressed in native peoples and their cultures

83

(ROMANTICISM) Which word best describes Longfellow's attitude toward death in "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls"?

Accepting

84

(ROMANTICISM) What broader meaning might be signified by the image of the tide in the line, "And the tide rises, the tide falls"?

Life's cyclical, enduring nature

85

(ROMANTICISM) Which statement does not apply to the stanzas in "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls"?

The stanzas have no regular pattern of rhyme.

86

(ROMANTICISM) In line 1 of the prologue to "The Song of Hiawatha," what is the meaning of the question "whence these stories"?

"Where did these stories come from"

87

(ROMANTICISM) How does the prologue's repetitive, insistent meter set the mood for "The Song of Hiawatha"?

It echoes the rhythm of tom-toms, as at a powwow.

88

(ROMANTICISM) In "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls," when does the curlew call?

Twilight

89

(ROMANTICISM) The five-line stanzas of "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls" are called

Cinquains

90

(ROMANTICISM) According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," what will happen to him after death?

His body will become part of nature.

91

(ROMANTICISM) According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," what will happen to all people after they die?

They will become part of the earth.

92

(ROMANTICISM) Which of the following statements is the best summary of these lines from "Old Ironsides"?

The ship will no longer witness people battling on her deck.

93

(ROMANTICISM) What kind of ship is "Old Ironsides"?

A warship

94

(ROMANTICISM) The title "Thanatopsis" means

A vision of death

95

(ROMANTICISM) Which of these statements best expresses the speaker's view in "Old Ironsides"?

A remarkable national relic should be saved.

96

(ROMANTICISM) Which of these qualities does Holmes's poem attribute to "Old Ironsides"?

Heroism

97

(ROMANTICISM) "Old Ironsides" was the nickname of

The U.S.S. Constitution, a War of 1812 battleship

98

(ROMANTICISM) In the last stanza, the image of the "flaming forge" is associated with

The threshing floor

99

(ROMANTICISM) The smith's heart rejoices when his daughter sings because

Her voice is so beautiful.

100

(ROMANTICISM) Why doesn't the smith's wife attend church with him?

She has died.

101

(ROMANTICISM) In the last stanza, the speaker thanks the smith for his life lesson and shows admiration for his

Honest labor

102

(ROMANTICISM) What is the "lesson" to which the speaker refers in the final stanza?

The example of the smith's honest and simple life

103

(ROMANTICISM) Which of the following statements are true of every stanza of the poem?
I. Every stanza develops a separate idea.
II. Every stanza contains six lines.
III. Every stanza contains three sentences.
IV. Every stanza has the same basic meter.

I, II, and IV

104

(POE) In "The Fall of the House of Usher," the narrator discovers that Roderick is all of the following except

Bedridden

105

(POE) Before he enters the Usher mansion, the narrator notes "a barely perceptible fissure" in the building; this is an example of

Foreshadowing

106

(POE) The mood that is sustained throughout "The Fall of the House of Usher" is one of pervasive

Horror and gloom

107

(POE) The basic facts of "The Fall of the House of Usher" include all of the following except one. Which is the exception?

Roderick has a twin sister, who dies of a cataleptic seizure the first night.

108

(POE) Which one of the following events does not occur at the end of "The Fall of the House of Usher"?

Madeline and Roderick attack the narrator.

109

(POE) The narrator's first wife paints a gruesome surreal picture of horror, despair, ultimate death & decay in her poem with "Man" as the tragedy and (the) ______ as the hero.

Conqueror Worm

110

(POE) Ashtophet, a goddess mentioned in Poe's description of the narrator's first wife, was the goddess of

Love and fertility

111

(POE) The narrator's first wife taught him

Metaphysics and transcendentalism

112

(POE) "My brain reeled...to assumptions and aspirations which mortality had never before known." To what does the narrator refer?

His wife's views about man's will in overcoming death

113

(POE) Poe attributed the opening quote, "And the will therein lieth, which dieth not. Who knoweth the mysteries of the will, with its vigor? For God is but a great will pervading all things by nature of its intentness. Math doth not yield himself to the angels, nor unto death utterly, save only through the weakness of his feeble will" to

Joseph Glanville

114

(POE) We can infer from the ending of "The Raven" that

The speaker will never escape his despair

115

(POE) Near the end of the poem, the speaker asks the Raven two questions to which the bird answers "Nevermore." These questions concern

What will happen after death

116

(POE) Which of the following lines does not have internal rhyme?

"And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor."

117

(POE) The visitor in "The Raven" is called all of the following except a

Soul in mourning

118

(POE) The final stanza of "The Raven" ends upon a note of complete

Despair

119

(POE) In which lines below are the underlined words an example of alliteration?

"What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore"

120

(POE) The speaker in "The Raven" can best be described as a

Melancholy person trying to forget a tragedy

121

(POE) Which word in the following passage is an example of onomatopoeia? "While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, / As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door..."

Tapping

122

(POE) In "The Raven," when the narrator opens the door of his chamber and peers out, he half expects to find

The deceased woman with whom he has been in love

123

(POE) Rowena

Ligeia

124

(POE) "In pace requiescat"

Amontillado

125

(POE) Fortunato

Amontillado

126

(POE) Carnivale in Italy

Amontillado

127

(POE) Germany and England

Ligeia

128

(POE) Madeline

Usher

129

(POE) Premature burial - revenge

Amontillado

130

(POE) A strong enough will can conquer death.

Ligeia

131

(POE) Montressor

Amontillado

132

(POE) A man mourns his lost love

Raven

133

(POE) "Nevermore"

Raven

134

(POE) A story within a story

Usher

135

(POE) Idolatrous love

Ligeia

136

(POE) Single effect of irony

Amontillado

137

(POE) Roderick

Usher

138

(POE) No one can harm me unpunished.

Amontillado

139

(POE) Premature burial - catalepsy

Usher

140

(POE) Catacombs

Amontillado

141

(POE) A court jester costume

Amontillado

142

(POE) Pallas Athena

Raven

143

(EMERSON & THOREAU) The prose excerpts show that Emerson never abandoned his belief in

Unlimited human possibility

144

(EMERSON & THOREAU) In Nature, Emerson writes, "Yet it is certain that the power to produce this delight does not reside in nature, but in man, or in a harmony of both." What philosophy does this statement support?

Transcendentalism

145

(EMERSON & THOREAU) In Self-Reliance, Emerson writes that society "loves not realities and creators, but names and customs." Which of these adjectives best reflects Emerson's attitude in that statement?

Disapproving

146

(EMERSON & THOREAU) With which statement would you expect Transcendentalists to agree?

There is a spiritual relationship between humanity and nature.

147

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these quotations reflects a key idea of Transcendentalism?

"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind."

148

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which view of nature does Emerson take?

Nature can inspire the human spirit.

149

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these quotations from "Nature" shows Emerson's concept of the "Over-Soul"?

"I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me;..."

150

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Emerson's romanticism is most clearly displayed in his

Reliance on emotional truth

151

(EMERSON & THOREAU) In the excerpt from "Self-Reliance," Emerson says, "Trust ____; every heart vibrates to that iron string."

Thyself

152

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these statements best characterizes the central idea of "Self-Reliance"?

Rely on your own instincts.

153

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which statements about Transcendentalism are accurate?
I. Transcendentalism was a philosophical movement.
II. Transcendentalism was an only European movement.
III. Transcendentalists were interested in the human spirit.
IV. Transcendentalists thought that an exploration of nature helped people understand universal truths.

I, III, and IV only

154

(EMERSON & THOREAU) The excerpt (Walden) primarily is concerned with

A search for the essence of reality

155

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Walden's closing image of the morning star leaves readers feeling

Inspired

156

(EMERSON & THOREAU) The man who hears a "different drummer" is best described as

A nonconformist

157

(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these statements best reflects Thoreau's philosophy as expressed in Walden?

Living a simple life close to nature lets a person concentrate on important things.

158

(EMERSON & THOREAU) What aspect of his philosophy does Thoreau express in the following statement? "if a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer."

Individualism

159

(EMERSON & THOREAU) In the excerpt from "Walden," Thoreau states that one of his chief reasons for going to live in the woods was to

Simplify his life thoroughly

160

(EMERSON & THOREAU) What does Thoreau mean in the following sentences? "I do not wish to be any more busy with my hands than is necessary. My head is hands and feet."

He views thinking as an important part of his work.

161

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does the sea probably symbolize in this final sentence from the selection (Moby Dick)?

Nature's power over humanity

162

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The white whale against whom Ahab seeks vengeance

Caused Ahab to lose his leg in a previous encounter.

163

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Melville's deepest philosophical concern is with the

Nature of evil

164

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Ahab's rambling monologues show that he is

Single-minded

165

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which of these aspects of nature does the white whale not symbolize?

Spiritual comfort

166

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) In "The Chase--Third Day," which of the following is not one of the omens of disaster?

Ahab nailing a gold coin to the mast.

167

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which of these choices lists characters from Moby-Dick in descending rank?

Ahab-Starbuck-Stub-Ishmael

168

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which detail listed in the choices bellow most clearly suggest that Ahab's footprints are symbol in the following passage?

The comparison relating them to "the footprints of his one unsleeping, ever-pacing thought"

169

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does Stubb mean when says of Ahab, "The chick that's in him pecks the shell. 'Twill soon be out"?

Something is bothering Ahab and it will son drive him to action.

170

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) To Ahab's mind, Moby-Dick symbolizes a wall that

Must be broken through to reach the truth behind it.

171

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What is the chief significance of Ahab's being drowned by his own harpoon line?

It stresses the idea that obsession and vengefulness are self-destructive.

172

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Why does Dr. Heidegger caution the four elderly people to draw up rules?

He fears they will revert to old behaviors and waste the gift.

173

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The most likely allegorical meaning of the entire story concerns

Youth and age

174

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does Dr. Heidegger mean by referring to his subjects' potential "peculiar advantages"?

They would experience youth for the second time.

175

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does the water symbolize?

Eternal youth

176

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Dr. Heidegger suggests that the experiment could benefit

Young people

177

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The four people who drink the doctor's water are symbols for

Age

178

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Why are the elderly people "inclined to swallow" the water "at once"?

They are impatient to regain their youth.

179

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What positive effect does the veil have?

Parson Hooper is able to convert more sinners.

180

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) "The Minister's Black Veil" is a parable, which means that characters, events, and details of setting

Are simplified to teach a moral lesson

181

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Based on this story, how would you describe Hawthorne's view of human nature?

Pessimistic

182

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which statement expresses a central theme of the story?

People are often unwilling to face the truth about themselves.

183

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Based on the rest of the story, what can you infer about the meaning of the following passage?

Each person hides his or her darkest secrets from others for fear of what others will think.

184

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The narrator implies that in wearing the veil, the minister

Performs a symbolic act.

185

(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) When is the veil removed?

Never

186

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) The phrase "barbaric yawp" in "Song of Myself" is an example of Whitman's

Informality

187

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following was not a prime reason why Whitman chose to write in free verse?

To imitate earlier poets he admired

188

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Based on his poetry, what can you infer about Whitman's attitude toward nature?
I. He admires nature.
II. He learns from nature.
III. He considers himself to be part of nature.
IV. He likes to spend time outdoors.

I, II, III, and IV

189

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) The central comparison in "A Noiseless Patient Spider" is between

The spider and the speaker's soul

190

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Whitman's free verse in "Song of Myself" uses all of the following devices except

Rhyme

191

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) What can you infer about the poet's attitude from these lines in "Song of Myself"?

Whitman believes that his observations are, in some sense, universally shared.

192

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "I Hear America Singing," Whitman implies that Americans are all of the following except

Musical geniuses

193

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) What situation in "By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame" prompts the thoughts of life, death, and people far away?

Being in the midst of war

194

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following is the main literary device used in "A Noiseless Patient Spider"?

Metaphor

195

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "Song of Myself," when the speaker says "I, now thirty-seven years old in perfect health begin, / Hoping to cease not till death," what do you think he is beginning?

Writing poetry

196

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following elements prevents "Song of Myself" from becoming an exercise in ego and selfishness?

The poem's linking of the individual self to a universal self

197

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Based on the details in "Song of Myself" and "I Hear America Singing," what can you infer about Whitman's attitude toward other people?

He feels affectionate toward other people.

198

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Structurally speaking, what makes "Song of Myself" a typical Whitman poem?

Its use of the natural cadences of human speech

199

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) "The singing" the speaker hears in "I Hear American Singing" is

The individuality of Americans in different walks of life.

200

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) "The Brain-is wider than the Sky-" compares the physical size of the brain to that of the sky and the sea. What point is Dickinson making when she uses these images?

The brain is infinitely large in understanding.

201

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "Because I could not stop for Death-," Death is personified as

A polite gentleman

202

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "The Soul selects her own Society-," the soul is compared to

A woman who stays in her house no matter who comes to visit her.

203

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following images is the central image in "Because I could not stop for Death-"?

A carriage ride

204

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "My life closed twice before its close-," the three closings mentioned in the title refer to

The parting of two loved ones followed by the speaker's death

205

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of these statements best expresses the central message of "My life closed twice before its close-"?

Parting may be the closest we come in life to understanding death.

206

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following poems focuses most strongly on a lesson that can be learned from nature?

"There's a certain Slant of light"

207

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) To which senses do the images in the stanza appeal?

Sight, sound, and touch

208

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "I heard a Fly buzz-when I died-," why is there a stillness in the room?

The people in the room are waiting for the speaker's final moment.

209

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) What is the subject of the second stanza (Wild Nights)?

A found love

210

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which is not a true statement (Wild Nights)?

The poem is written in free verse.

211

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) How many lines of the poem have the same exact rhyme?

Four

212

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In line 5, what are futile winds?

No desire to find a different person to love

213

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) According to the first stanza, what situation does not allow the speaker to experience "luxury"?

Separation from her lover

214

(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In line 6, what is meant by "a heart in port"?

Someone who has found love

215

(HUCK FINN) Painted nude in the "Royal Nonesuch"

Dauphin

216

(HUCK FINN) Pretends to be "Uncle William"

Duke

217

(HUCK FINN) Runs away from Miss Watson

Jim

218

(HUCK FINN) Is first one to "sivilize" Huck

Widow Douglas

219

(HUCK FINN) Is Miss Sophia's boyfriend

Harney Shepherdson

220

(HUCK FINN) Is killed in the feud

Buck Grangerford

221

(HUCK FINN) Narrates the story

Huck Finn

222

(HUCK FINN) Is Tom's uncle

Silas Phelps

223

(HUCK FINN) Sets her slave free in her will

Miss Watson

224

(HUCK FINN) Plans the evasion

Tom Sawyer

225

(HUCK FINN) The reward for Jim's return is

$300

226

(HUCK FINN) Whenever Huck thinks about helping Jim to freedom he feels

Confused and ashamed

227

(HUCK FINN) Peter Wilks' money is hidden in

All of these

228

(HUCK FINN) Everyone in town accepts the Duke and Dauphin as Peter Wilks' brothers except

The doctor

229

(HUCK FINN) At the end of the novel, Jim is set free because

Miss Watson has freed him in her will

230

(HUCK FINN) Huck sells his fortune to the Judge because

Pap is back

231

(HUCK FINN) Jim regrets striking his daughter because

She is deaf

232

(HUCK FINN) One of Mark Twain's most useful methods to achieve "local color" is his

Use of dialect

233

(HUCK FINN) One example of Huck's humanity is his

Regret over seeing the duke and king tarred and feathered

234

(HUCK FINN) Huck and Jim attribute their bad luck to

Touching a snakeskin

235

(HUCK FINN) Tom's prize trophy from the "evasion" is

A bullet

236

(HUCK FINN) When Huck forgets his new name at the Grangerfords, he shows his cleverness by

Asking Buck how to spell his name

237

(HUCK FINN) Huck justifies his stealing by saying

He is just borrowing

238

(HUCK FINN) Huck ends up living with Pap because

His father kidnaps him

239

(HUCK FINN) Huck finally gets rid of the Duke and the Dauphin when

They sell Jim

240

(HUCK FINN) When Tommy Barnes threatens to tell the gang's secrets, Tom

Gives him five cents

241

(HUCK FINN) Twain's attitude toward slavery and the "slave code" and Huck's dilemma is revealed through

Ironic and satiric commentary

242

(HUCK FINN) Jim doesn't want Huck to see the dead man's face in the flooded house because it

Is Pap

243

(HUCK FINN) Jim and Huck originally plan to travel the river as far as

Cairo

244

(T/F) Starbuck is Ahab's most outspoken supporter.

False

245

(T/F) The true purpose of the voyage is to hunt and kill Moby-Dick.

True

246

(T/F) Tashtego is one of the harpooners.

True

247

(T/F) To Ahab, Moby-Dick is merely a dumb animal.

False

248

(T/F) Ahab offers a Spanish gold coin to the sailor who first sights Moby-Dick.

True

249

(T/F) Tashtego is the sailor to identify the white whale by name.

True

250

(T/F) Starbuck objects to Ahab's announcement by claiming that his business is to hunt whales, not the captain's vengeance.

True

251

(T/F) The bad omen that Starbuck observes is the hawk pecking at the red flag.

True

252

(T/F) On the third day of the chase, the Pequod comes upon a large number of sharks.

True

253

(T/F) Ahab succeeds in killing Moby-Dick.

False

254

(T/F) After Ahab's death, the Pequod sails back to Nantucket.

False

255

(T/F) Ahab dies when he is caught by the harpoon line and pulled into the sea with the whale.

True

256

(T/F) Starbuck says that Ahab has a "Hear of wrought steel" when he orders the lowering of the boat among hungry sharks.

True

257

(T/F) Ahab nailing a gold coin to the mast is NOT one of the omens of disaster.

True

258

(T/F) Hawthorne wrote from the Puritan view of human goodness.

False

259

(T/F) Hawthorne's writings contain the theme of sin and the guilt that is the result.

True

260

(T/F) Hawthorne had a Puritan imagination and a dark view of human nature and Mathematics.

False

261

(T/F) Hawthorne was Melville's mentor.

True

262

(T/F) Melville was concerned with the origin and nature of evil in itself.

True

263

(T/F) Melville was most popular when he wrote simple adventure stories.

True

264

(T/F) In Moby Dick, good and evil are not linked.

False

265

(T/F) Melville came from a Calvinist background which was similar to Puritanism.

True

266

(T/F) Melville dedicated Moby Dick to Dickinson.

False

267

(T/F) Anti-transcendentalists criticized transcendental philosophy for refusing to account for the active presence of evil in the world.

True

268

(T/F) Two authors against transcendentalism were Hawthorne and Thoreau.

False