English III S2: Studies In The American Novel Test

James Fenimore Cooper wrote the Leatherstocking Tales.
True

The Leatherstocking Tales include _____.
The Deerslayer
The Last of the Mohicans
The Pathfinder

The book that first brought recognition to Mark Twain was ______.
Tom Sawyer

The Pearl was based on a Mexican folktale.
True

An analogy ______.
compares two things that are alike

Interpretation, analysis, and evaluation are types of criticism.
True

Nathaniel Hawthorne thought himself a romancer.
True

Interpretation deals with _____.
content and meaning

Match the author or character to the novel.
1. Captain Ahab
2. Natty Bumpo
3. Mark Twain
4. Imlay
5. Dreiser
6. Stephen Crane
7. Hawthorne
8. Harriet Beecher Stowe
9. Wila Cather
10. Stienbeck
2. The Last of the Mohicans
5. The American Tragedy
4. The Emigrants
9. 0 Pioneers!
7. The Marble Faun
10. The Pearl
1. Moby-Dick
8. Dred
6. The Red Badge of Courage
3. Joan of Arc

Three approaches to criticism are ______.
analysis
evaluation
interpetation

The Nathaniel Hawthorne novel that most famously deals with the effects of guilt is ______.
The Scarlet Letter

The fish is a symbol for _____.
the man’s life

Herman Melville was a reporter.
True

The bird is a sign of ______.
life

The old man is ______.
ascetic

A metaphor is ______.
implied analogy

The Old Man and the Sea is a gothic novel.
False

Pamela wrote the first American novel.
False

Samuel Clemens was Mark Twain.
True

Evaluation deals with ______.
worth

A figurative image ______.
“turns” the obvious meaning

What does the sea symbolize in The Old Man and the Sea?
existence

The Old Man and the Sea takes place in Cuba.
True

Analysis deals with ______.
style and technique

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is a satire.
True

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