Writers, Eras, and Literary Devices Review

Writers, Eras, and Literary Devices Review

Writers, Eras, and Literary Devices Review Exam Format: Entirely Objective (Scantron)

13 matching of author to text 18 quote identification: choose author or story title for

each quote 4 author compare/contrast 12 literary device identification 7 literary era identification: match era to description of it 50 story plot/character/theme questions/ 11 character matching: Into the Wild 20 vocabulary matching: word to definition

She wrote Upon the Burning of Our Hous e. Anne Bradstreet

He wrote The Devil and Tom Walker. Washington Irving He wrote Self-Reliance. Emerson

He wrote The Interesting Narrative of Gustavus Vassa. Olaudah Equiano

He wrote Walden. Henry David Thoreau

Wrote To the Honorable General Washington Phillis Wheatley He wrote The Autobiography of

Benjamin Franklin He wrote The Crucible Arthur Miller

Thomas Paine belonged to this literary movement: Age of Reason Note: Phillis Wheatley also belonged to this movement. She encouraged George

Washington in the fighting of the Revolution. This person outlined a plan for moral perfection in his autobiography

Benjamin Franklin He wrote Into the Wild Jon Krakauer

These three writers incorporated Gothic elements into their short stories and poetry (name at least two). Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving and Edgar Allan Poe

The relationship between Emerson and _______________ was like a __________ and a student. Thoreau; teacher

The phrase Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship is an example of a(n): aphorism

What literary device is this? I looked upon the scene before me - upon the mere house, and the simple landscape features of the domain - upon the bleak walls - upon the vacant eye-like windows. In this quote,

the vacant eye-like windows Personification Literary device? My cognisance of the pit had become known to the inquisitorial

agents -- THE PIT, whose horrors had been destined for so bold a recusant as myself, THE PIT, typical of hell, and regarded by rumour as the Ultima Thule of all their punishments. In this quote, the pit is a: symbol

Which rhetorical appeal is used in this quote: God Almighty will not give up a people to military destruction, or leave them unsupportedly to perish? Pathos

What is the term that refers to the souls connection with God and nature? The Over Soul

These two stories are based on, and are supposed to feel like, folktales: The Devil and Tom Walker and Rip Van Winkle

The Chosen One, the Nagging Wife, and the Christ Figure are all examples of: Stock characters

The poetic form of this verse is: The world no longer let me love, / My hope and treasure lies above. Note: The slash indicates the end of a line of poetry Couplet

In this era, reason and intellect are considered mankinds most important faculty (talent). Age of Reason

In this era, emotions and feelings deserve more attention than reason and intellect. Romanticism

In this era, writing is balanced between light, optimistic writing and dark, sinister writing. Romanticism

In this era, the government was a theocracy. Puritanism

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