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Glossary of American Lit: Quiz 2 Questions

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Name a famous novel about adultery written by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlett Letter
Atlanta Blues is seet in:
Atlanta
Who was America's greatest poet?
Whitman
"The Moth of Amherst" was:
Emily Dickinson's nickname
The primary cultural value of the Colonial Period was:
Religion
The POV of The Garden Angel is:
neither 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person. It is a couple of them.
The author of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE is:
Stephen Crane
The principal spokesperson of Transcendentalism was:
Emerson
Who wrote "Because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me?"
Dickinson
In the Age of Realism, which was NOT a primary social value: a) salvation b) doing one's own thing c) wealthy accumulation d) physical beauty e) sexual freedom
a) salvation
The POV of Atlanta Blues is:
1st person
What is the Turning Point in a story called?
climax
A famous poet of the Beat Generation was:
Ginsberg
Which of these is NOT an element of fiction: a) action b)exposition c) fetishism d) characterization e) action f) description g) narration
c) fetishism
Finish this sentence correctly: The measure of a story's quality is whether the author did what he/she set out to do and...
Was it worth it?
In Modern terms, what does "Transcendentalism" mean?
a search for reality through spiritual intuition
What was Fortunato's weakness?
vanity
Who wrote THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES?
Altman
The most famous American poet of the Romantic Era was:
Poe
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Another word for the denoument of a story is the:
resolution
The most revealing aspect of characterization is:
speech
The POV of LESS THAN ZERO is:
1st person

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