Glossary of ABeka Lit 11 - Chapter 2 - Identify
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- Conversation between characters
- Unexpected twist at the end of the story which goes contrary to the reader's expectations
- surprise ending
- First American writer to become famous throughout the world and the inventor of the short story
- Washington Irving
- Type of painting which depicts scenes of everyday life and often treats lighthearted, humorous subjects and portrays healthy, active people enjoying some activity in their home, at work, or at play
- genre painting
- Artist who protrayed smalltown political events and riverboat life in Missouri in the middle of the nineteenth century and who represented the pioneering spirit of the Western movement in "Daniel Boone Escorting a Band of Pioneers into the Western C
- George Caleb Bingham
- Real name of Mark Twain
- Samuel Langhorn Clemens
- Verse with no metrical pattern
- Free verse
- Author of "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
- Samuel Langhorn Clemens
- Pen name of Henry W. Shaw, a popular newspaper humorist, lecturer, and author
- Josh Billings
- Nineteenth-century painter of everyday life in New York and the East, such as "Eel Spearing at Setauket"
- William Sydney Mount
- Humorist who was part Indian and was famous for his home-spun philosophy
- Will Rogers
- What was left of Tom Walker's wealth at the end of "The Devil and Tom Walker"
- his bonds and mortgages were found reduced to cinders; his gold and silver that was kept in a chest, but all that was found in the chest was chips and shavings; two skeletons lay in his stable instead of his half-starved horses; and his house took fire and burned to the ground
- Person who was taken away to an institution at the end of "The Unicorn in the Garden"
- the man's wife
- Character who tells the story to the narrator in "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
- Simon Wheeler
- Humorist and catoon illustrator famous for the story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
- James Thurber
- Character in "The Devil and Tom Walker" who disappeared after bargaining with the devil
- Tom's wife
- Arrangement of incidents or events which can usually be divided into a beginning, middle, and end
- Nineteenth-century painter who used literary works as the inspiration for many of his paintings which are known for their hazy, golden glow, such as "The Devil and Tom Walker"
- John Quidor
- Words and pronunciations which are peculiar to people in a certain section of the country or a certain class of people
- dialect (also called regional language and regional dialect)
- Pen name and character of humorist Charles Farrar Browne
- Artemus Ward
- One of America's first great artists and the painter of the first archaeological dig in the United States in "Exhuming the First American Mastodon"
- Charles Willson Peale
- Poet known for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and his poems, "Chicago," "Fog," and "The People, Yes"
- Carl Sandburg
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