CLEP Romantic Period (1830-1870) Poetry Analysis/Fiction Analysis Part 2 Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 23:35:01
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1) Her many genres include a collection of fairy tales‚ Flower Fables (1854); her letters as a Civil War nurse‚ Hospital Sketches (1863); a novel regarding women’s marital struggles‚ Moods (1864); and her popular semi-autobiographical story‚ Little ________ (1868-1869). She is the daughter of the Transcendentalist Amos Bronson Alcott‚ Louisa May Alcott wrote for income.
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2) Harriet Beecher Stowe ‚ who is most famous for her anti-slavery book‚ Uncle_______ : Life Among the Lowly (1852)‚ also wrote New England local color romances and Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856)‚ another anti-slavery novel.
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3) "The slaves Eliza and George (who are married but owned by different masters) and their son Harry escape from their masters‚ in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852). A slave named_____ ‚ who is another character‚ is bought by a kind master‚ Augustine St. Clare‚ and befriended by his angelic daughter‚ Eva St. Clare‚ but later is sold to the evil Simon Legree‚ who beats him to death."
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4) Short stories of horror include ?The Fall of the House of Usher? (1839)‚ ?The Pit and the Pendulum? (1842)‚ ?The Tell-Tale Heart? (1843)‚ and ?The Cask of Amontillado? (1846). His poetry includes ?The Raven? (1845)‚ ?The Bells? (1849)‚ and ?Annabel Lee? (1849). Among his_________ stories are ?The Murders in the Rue Morgue? (1841)‚ ?The Gold-Bug? (1843)‚ ?The Mystery of Marie Rog?t? (1842-1843)‚ and ?The Purloined Letter? (1844). All this was extensively written by Edgar Allan Poe.
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5) Universal human emotions and desires‚ the evils of slavery‚ and the powerful influence of a personal relationship with God is explored in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) . He explores themes of human__________ .
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6) Themes of_______ (especially of a beautiful young woman) and horror is explored by Edgar Allan Poe ‚ who is best known for these themes.
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7) The fight between the great white whale and the whalers eventually destroys the ship and causes the drowning of all characters but____________ . The Peaquod is a whaling ship run by Captain Ahab‚ who is obsessed with finding and killing the whale Moby Dick‚ who caused the loss of one of Ahab’s legs.
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8) With the successful reception of his first two books about his experiences in the South Seas‚ Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847)‚ Herman decided to become an author. Herman__________ was a sailor who had worked on whaling ships‚ as a laborer in Tahiti for deserting his ship‚ and as a schoolteacher‚ He was a friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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9) A Peep at Polynesian Life (1846)‚ Omoo‚ A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas (1847)_________‚ Dick (1851)‚ Bartleby the Scrivener (1853)‚ and Billy Budd (1924)‚ a tale of good and evil published posthumously (afterMelville’s death). All these are Herman Melville’s exotic romances drawn from his extensive experiences on the sea.
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10) He was an ardent supporter of the South‚ proudly defending the class system and prejudices of an aristocratic society. Initially a poet‚ William Gilmore______ wrote Border romances‚ about life in the South during the colonial period and the 19th century; he also wrote romances about the frontier‚ and Revolutionary Romances.
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11) In the story‚ Hester is shamed before the entire town and forced to wear a scarlet badge ?A? (symbolizing )______‚ yet she refuses to reveal her partner who becomes consumed with guilt‚ which eventually kills him. Set in colonial New England‚ Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (1850) explores the effects of Hester Prynne and Reverend Dimmesdale’s adultery in colonial Puritan society.
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12) ?The Murders in the Rue_____ ? (1841) is Poe’s first ratiocination (detective/logical reasoning) story‚which is the popularized detective story . The narrator‚ the genius Dupin‚ Madame L’Espanaye and her daughter Camille‚ the police‚ an ape‚ and a sailor are the characters included.
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13) The humorist Thomas Bangs_________ ‚ also a landscape painter‚ wrote frontier tales based on his years in Louisiana. A tall tale about the hunt for a bear of epic proportion in which the bear’s death symbolized the disappearance of the wilderness‚ is his best story in ?The Big Bear of Arkansas? (1841).
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14) Hester Prynne‚ Pearl‚ Reverend Dimmesdale‚ and Roger Chillingworth are the Characters in the_______ Letter (1850)‚ included in the Nathaniel Hawthorne’s most famous work.
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15) In this detective story‚ the thief (?Minister D- ?) hides the letter_________ within his hotel room‚ in a card rack hanging from a ribbon. Poe considered ?The Purloined Letter? (1844) his best ?tale of ratiocination? (stories that use logic to solve a mystery).
16) Financial speculation was investigated in the Reconstruction era after the American Civil War‚ in their book The Gilded Age (1873)‚ by Charles Dudley________ and Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).
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17) Characters include Captain_____‚ Ishmael‚ Queequeg‚ Starbuck‚ and Fedallah ‚ in the Herman Melville’s famous novel Moby Dick (1851)‚ which begins with the famous line ?Call me Ishmael‚? .
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18) Sara Willis Parton‚ In her most popular novel‚ she also identified difficulties encountered by aspiring authors who were wives and mothers. Her pseudonym was Fanny___________ ‚ wrote Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale of the Present Time (1855)‚ a fictional satire of her brother‚ who undermined her literary aspirations.
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19) Hawthorne exposed and criticized the Puritan society that propelled Hester and Dimmesdale to satisfy their loneliness outside of accepted social boundaries‚ countering that the sin greater than adultery was the violation of the sanctity of another’s soul. In his first great psychological novel‚ The Scarlet Letter (1850)‚ Nathaniel Hawthorne explored human weakness and motivation through universal themes of_________ ; he used images of light and dark to symbolize human character.

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