Flashcards in FINAL LIT Deck (268)
(T/F) The poems by Emily Dickinson suggest that she was much preoccupid with her many friendships
(T/F) Emily DIckinson was born, raised, and lived her life in Massachusetts
(T/F) Dickinson did not want any recognition
(T/F) In Her poems, Dickinson frequently examines the relationship between events of everyday life and the things of the Spirit
(T/F) Dickinson used slant rhyme but no formal rhythmic meter of any kind ever in her work.
(T/F) Dickinson always dressed in white
(T/F) In her mid-twenties, Dickinson entered Harvard
(T/F) Emily Dickinson wrote only 100 poems
(T/F) A characteristic of DIckinson's poems that immediately strikes the reader is her frequent use of rhyming couplets
(T/F) Whitman's book of poetry, Leaves of Grass, was a financial failure and was considered crude and gross
(T/F) In the line, "The varied carols I hear" from 'I Hear America Singing', one can see the use of anastrophe
(T/F) Whitman pays tribute to various common workers of America in the poem, "I hear south america singing"
(T/F) WHitman brings unity to his poems by the repetition of a rhyme scheme
(T/F) In 'A noiseless Patient Spider', Whitman compares the spider to the poet's own soul
(T/F) Whitman experimented with the Sonnet Form
(T/F) Whitman embraced the ideal of Puritan ehtic
(T/F) The poem appearing in 'Leaves of Grass' that consisted of 52 stanzas of celebrating the poet was 'Song of Myself'
(T/F) Thoreau concluded that his experiment of living in the woods was a failure
(T/F) Thoreau had a high regard for civilized urban life
(T/F) Thoreau advised people to follow their intuitions, however unusual those intuitions seem to be
(T/F) Thoreau went to live in the woods so that he could confront the essential facts of life
(T/F) Emerson brought the idea of transcendentalism back to America from Europe
(T/F) Emerson's works are very abstract and difficult to follow
(T/F) Emerson was the first American author to call for independence of expression in Am. Literature
(T/F) Emerson was originally a Puritan minister
(T/F) Emerson was the fountainhead of transcendentalism in American Literature
(T/F) Transcendentalism was in opposition to Rationalism which was all brain and no spirit
(T/F) Unitarians believed in the basic goodness and innate free will of the individual
(T/F) Transcendentalists believed that man could reach God by communing with statues
(T/F) Utopian communities were founded by the Unitarians
(T/F) Unitarianism believed in a Binary God
(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
(T/F) Unitarianism rejected Original Sin and Determinism
(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance;, Emerson refers to the source of virtue and life by using the following words: instinct and intuition
(T/F) According to 'Self-Reliance', the greatest obstacle to self-trust is society
(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance', Emerson urges people to trust themselves
(T/F) In 'Self-Reliance', Emerson exhorts human beings to strive for absolute consistency
(T/F) In 'Nature', Emerson states that there are absolutely no possibilities for man to group spiritually
(T/F) Emerson sees in nature evidence of God's presence
(T/F) As a result of communions with nature, Emerson tells us that his egotism grows by leaps and bounds
(T/F) In 'Nature', Emerson claims that he becomes part of particle of God
(T/F) As a part of Transcendental Protest, Thoreau refused to pay his poll tax and went to jail
(T/F) Thoreau spoke in defence of the abolitionist, Terry McClain, when it was not politically correct to do so
(T/F) Thoreau wrote in a concrete style and tested what he believed
(T/F) Poe was raised by his natural parents
(T/F) Poe argued that a short story should be constructed to achieve a single effect
(T/F) Poe was an editor for a series of magazines where he endeavored to expose literary pretensions of certain authors
(T/F) Por married his sixteen year old cousin
(T/F) Poe is the inventor of the romance novel
(T/F) Poe's own life was as dark and dismal as the fiction he wrote
(T/F) Poe was an alcoholic
(T/F) In Ligeia, the narrator's first wife reutrned from the grave by changing places with his second wifes
(T/F) in Ligeia, the narrator witnessed three ruby red drops of some liquid falling into his wife's wine glass
(T/F) Ligeia believes that a strong enough will can conquer even death
(T/F) In Ligeia, the narrator lived his second wife as much as he lived his first wife
(T/F) Longfellow is the least important Fireside poet
(T/F) Longfellow list his first wife to illness
(T/F) In his lifetime, Longfellow was considered the best loved American poet
(T/F) Longfellow taught at Harvard University
(T/F) Longfellow lost his second wife through dicorce
(T/F) Longfellow could never rise above the tragedies of his life
(T/F) The concept of Nature was extremely important to Bryant
(T/F) Bryant published a savage poem criticizing President jefferson and his administration
(T/F) Bryant is one of our major Colonial authors
(T/F) Bryant was a journalist for fifty years and wrote for reform for many social causes
(T/F) Bryant wrote 'Thanatopsis', at the age of thirty
(T/F) Bryant was considered the father of American poetry
(T/F) Tom's gang follows through on the orders contained in the oath
(T/F) Jim is superstitious and believes in witches
(T/F) Huckleberry Finn contains a social comment deeper than a simple adventure story
(T/F) Tom insists on being practical and efficient in freeing Jim
(T/F) The Duke and Dauphin are displaced royalty
(T/F) Tom and Huck's fortune comes from a twelve thousand dollar inheritance
(T/F) Jim thinks he will become rich someday
(T/F) Huck prefers the Widow Douglas' God of Miss Watson's
(T/F) tom represents the Establishment, and Huck is shocked at his willingness to aid in the rescue plot
(T/F) Besides being a farmer, Silas Phelps is also a preacher
(T/F) Huck tells the Duke and Dauphin the truth about himself and Jim
(ROMANTICISM) Which sentence best summarizes the prologue to "The Song of Hiawatha"?
The prologue introduces traditional stories from Native American culture.
(ROMANTICISM) The stories to be told in "The Song of Hiawatha" are taken from what sources?
Native American legends
(ROMANTICISM) Which sentence best summarizes the prologue to "The Song of Hiawatha"?
The prologue introduces traditional stories from Native American culture.
(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
(ROMANTICISM) Which word best describes Longfellow's attitude toward death in "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls"?
(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
(ROMANTICISM) Which statement does not apply to the stanzas in "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls"?
The stanzas have no regular pattern of rhyme.
(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"
(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.
(ROMANTICISM) In "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls," when does the curlew call?
(ROMANTICISM) The five-line stanzas of "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls" are called
(ROMANTICISM) According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," what will happen to him after death?
His body will become part of nature.
(ROMANTICISM) According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," what will happen to all people after they die?
They will become part of the earth.
(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.
(ROMANTICISM) What kind of ship is "Old Ironsides"?
(ROMANTICISM) The title "Thanatopsis" means
A vision of death
(ROMANTICISM) Which of these statements best expresses the speaker's view in "Old Ironsides"?
A remarkable national relic should be saved.
(ROMANTICISM) Which of these qualities does Holmes's poem attribute to "Old Ironsides"?
(ROMANTICISM) "Old Ironsides" was the nickname of
The U.S.S. Constitution, a War of 1812 battleship
(ROMANTICISM) In the last stanza, the image of the "flaming forge" is associated with
The threshing floor
(ROMANTICISM) The smith's heart rejoices when his daughter sings because
Her voice is so beautiful.
(ROMANTICISM) Why doesn't the smith's wife attend church with him?
She has died.
(ROMANTICISM) In the last stanza, the speaker thanks the smith for his life lesson and shows admiration for his
(ROMANTICISM) What is the "lesson" to which the speaker refers in the final stanza?
The example of the smith's honest and simple life
(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
(POE) In "The Fall of the House of Usher," the narrator discovers that Roderick is all of the following except
(POE) Before he enters the Usher mansion, the narrator notes "a barely perceptible fissure" in the building; this is an example of
(POE) The mood that is sustained throughout "The Fall of the House of Usher" is one of pervasive
Horror and gloom
(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.
(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.
(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.
(POE) Ashtophet, a goddess mentioned in Poe's description of the narrator's first wife, was the goddess of
Love and fertility
(POE) The narrator's first wife taught him
Metaphysics and transcendentalism
(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
(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
(POE) We can infer from the ending of "The Raven" that
The speaker will never escape his despair
(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
(POE) Which of the following lines does not have internal rhyme?
"And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor."
(POE) The visitor in "The Raven" is called all of the following except a
Soul in mourning
(POE) The final stanza of "The Raven" ends upon a note of complete
(POE) In which lines below are the underlined words an example of alliteration?
"What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore"
(POE) The speaker in "The Raven" can best be described as a
Melancholy person trying to forget a tragedy
(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..."
(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
(POE) "In pace requiescat"
(POE) Carnivale in Italy
(POE) Germany and England
(POE) Premature burial - revenge
(POE) A strong enough will can conquer death.
(POE) A man mourns his lost love
(POE) A story within a story
(POE) Idolatrous love
(POE) Single effect of irony
(POE) No one can harm me unpunished.
(POE) Premature burial - catalepsy
(POE) A court jester costume
(POE) Pallas Athena
(EMERSON & THOREAU) The prose excerpts show that Emerson never abandoned his belief in
Unlimited human possibility
(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?
(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?
(EMERSON & THOREAU) With which statement would you expect Transcendentalists to agree?
There is a spiritual relationship between humanity and nature.
(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these quotations reflects a key idea of Transcendentalism?
"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind."
(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which view of nature does Emerson take?
Nature can inspire the human spirit.
(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;..."
(EMERSON & THOREAU) Emerson's romanticism is most clearly displayed in his
Reliance on emotional truth
(EMERSON & THOREAU) In the excerpt from "Self-Reliance," Emerson says, "Trust ____; every heart vibrates to that iron string."
(EMERSON & THOREAU) Which of these statements best characterizes the central idea of "Self-Reliance"?
Rely on your own instincts.
(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
(EMERSON & THOREAU) The excerpt (Walden) primarily is concerned with
A search for the essence of reality
(EMERSON & THOREAU) Walden's closing image of the morning star leaves readers feeling
(EMERSON & THOREAU) The man who hears a "different drummer" is best described as
(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.
(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."
(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
(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.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does the sea probably symbolize in this final sentence from the selection (Moby Dick)?
Nature's power over humanity
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The white whale against whom Ahab seeks vengeance
Caused Ahab to lose his leg in a previous encounter.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Melville's deepest philosophical concern is with the
Nature of evil
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Ahab's rambling monologues show that he is
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which of these aspects of nature does the white whale not symbolize?
(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.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which of these choices lists characters from Moby-Dick in descending rank?
(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"
(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.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) To Ahab's mind, Moby-Dick symbolizes a wall that
Must be broken through to reach the truth behind it.
(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.
(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.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The most likely allegorical meaning of the entire story concerns
Youth and age
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does Dr. Heidegger mean by referring to his subjects' potential "peculiar advantages"?
They would experience youth for the second time.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What does the water symbolize?
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Dr. Heidegger suggests that the experiment could benefit
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The four people who drink the doctor's water are symbols for
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Why are the elderly people "inclined to swallow" the water "at once"?
They are impatient to regain their youth.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) What positive effect does the veil have?
Parson Hooper is able to convert more sinners.
(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
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Based on this story, how would you describe Hawthorne's view of human nature?
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) Which statement expresses a central theme of the story?
People are often unwilling to face the truth about themselves.
(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.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) The narrator implies that in wearing the veil, the minister
Performs a symbolic act.
(HAWTHORNE & MELVILLE) When is the veil removed?
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) The phrase "barbaric yawp" in "Song of Myself" is an example of Whitman's
(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
(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
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) The central comparison in "A Noiseless Patient Spider" is between
The spider and the speaker's soul
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Whitman's free verse in "Song of Myself" uses all of the following devices except
(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.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "I Hear America Singing," Whitman implies that Americans are all of the following except
(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
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following is the main literary device used in "A Noiseless Patient Spider"?
(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?
(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
(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.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Structurally speaking, what makes "Song of Myself" a typical Whitman poem?
Its use of the natural cadences of human speech
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) "The singing" the speaker hears in "I Hear American Singing" is
The individuality of Americans in different walks of life.
(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.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In "Because I could not stop for Death-," Death is personified as
A polite gentleman
(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.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which of the following images is the central image in "Because I could not stop for Death-"?
A carriage ride
(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
(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.
(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"
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) To which senses do the images in the stanza appeal?
Sight, sound, and touch
(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.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) What is the subject of the second stanza (Wild Nights)?
A found love
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) Which is not a true statement (Wild Nights)?
The poem is written in free verse.
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) How many lines of the poem have the same exact rhyme?
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In line 5, what are futile winds?
No desire to find a different person to love
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) According to the first stanza, what situation does not allow the speaker to experience "luxury"?
Separation from her lover
(DICKINSON & WHITMAN) In line 6, what is meant by "a heart in port"?
Someone who has found love
(HUCK FINN) Painted nude in the "Royal Nonesuch"
(HUCK FINN) Pretends to be "Uncle William"
(HUCK FINN) Runs away from Miss Watson
(HUCK FINN) Is first one to "sivilize" Huck
(HUCK FINN) Is Miss Sophia's boyfriend
(HUCK FINN) Is killed in the feud
(HUCK FINN) Narrates the story
(HUCK FINN) Is Tom's uncle
(HUCK FINN) Sets her slave free in her will
(HUCK FINN) Plans the evasion
(HUCK FINN) The reward for Jim's return is
(HUCK FINN) Whenever Huck thinks about helping Jim to freedom he feels
Confused and ashamed
(HUCK FINN) Peter Wilks' money is hidden in
All of these
(HUCK FINN) Everyone in town accepts the Duke and Dauphin as Peter Wilks' brothers except
(HUCK FINN) At the end of the novel, Jim is set free because
Miss Watson has freed him in her will
(HUCK FINN) Huck sells his fortune to the Judge because
Pap is back
(HUCK FINN) Jim regrets striking his daughter because
She is deaf
(HUCK FINN) One of Mark Twain's most useful methods to achieve "local color" is his
Use of dialect
(HUCK FINN) One example of Huck's humanity is his
Regret over seeing the duke and king tarred and feathered
(HUCK FINN) Huck and Jim attribute their bad luck to
Touching a snakeskin
(HUCK FINN) Tom's prize trophy from the "evasion" is
(HUCK FINN) When Huck forgets his new name at the Grangerfords, he shows his cleverness by
Asking Buck how to spell his name
(HUCK FINN) Huck justifies his stealing by saying
He is just borrowing
(HUCK FINN) Huck ends up living with Pap because
His father kidnaps him
(HUCK FINN) Huck finally gets rid of the Duke and the Dauphin when
They sell Jim
(HUCK FINN) When Tommy Barnes threatens to tell the gang's secrets, Tom
Gives him five cents
(HUCK FINN) Twain's attitude toward slavery and the "slave code" and Huck's dilemma is revealed through
Ironic and satiric commentary
(HUCK FINN) Jim doesn't want Huck to see the dead man's face in the flooded house because it
(HUCK FINN) Jim and Huck originally plan to travel the river as far as
(T/F) Starbuck is Ahab's most outspoken supporter.
(T/F) The true purpose of the voyage is to hunt and kill Moby-Dick.
(T/F) Tashtego is one of the harpooners.
(T/F) To Ahab, Moby-Dick is merely a dumb animal.
(T/F) Ahab offers a Spanish gold coin to the sailor who first sights Moby-Dick.
(T/F) Tashtego is the sailor to identify the white whale by name.
(T/F) Starbuck objects to Ahab's announcement by claiming that his business is to hunt whales, not the captain's vengeance.
(T/F) The bad omen that Starbuck observes is the hawk pecking at the red flag.
(T/F) On the third day of the chase, the Pequod comes upon a large number of sharks.
(T/F) Ahab succeeds in killing Moby-Dick.
(T/F) After Ahab's death, the Pequod sails back to Nantucket.
(T/F) Ahab dies when he is caught by the harpoon line and pulled into the sea with the whale.
(T/F) Starbuck says that Ahab has a "Hear of wrought steel" when he orders the lowering of the boat among hungry sharks.
(T/F) Ahab nailing a gold coin to the mast is NOT one of the omens of disaster.
(T/F) Hawthorne wrote from the Puritan view of human goodness.
(T/F) Hawthorne's writings contain the theme of sin and the guilt that is the result.
(T/F) Hawthorne had a Puritan imagination and a dark view of human nature and Mathematics.
(T/F) Hawthorne was Melville's mentor.
(T/F) Melville was concerned with the origin and nature of evil in itself.
(T/F) Melville was most popular when he wrote simple adventure stories.
(T/F) In Moby Dick, good and evil are not linked.
(T/F) Melville came from a Calvinist background which was similar to Puritanism.
(T/F) Melville dedicated Moby Dick to Dickinson.
(T/F) Anti-transcendentalists criticized transcendental philosophy for refusing to account for the active presence of evil in the world.