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American Literature 11th Grade End Of Course Test Questions

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Wrote Paul Revere’s Ride
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Daniel Webster
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Wrote Libery and Union
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Billy Sunday
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Wrote Nuts for Skeptics to Crack
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Jonathan Edwards
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Wrote Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
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William Cullen Bryant
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Wrote Thanatopsis
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James Fenimore Cooper
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Wrote A Rescue
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Stephen Crane
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Wrote Open Boat
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Sidney Lanier
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Wrote Song of the Chattahoochee
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Jesse Stuart
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Wrote The Thread that Runs So True
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Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Wrote We Wear a Mask
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Anne Bradstreet
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Wrote The Author to Her Book
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Phillis Wheatley
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Wrote On Being Brought from Africa to America
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Elizabeth Scott Stam
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Wrote “In words you have a weapon, More weighty than a gun”
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Martha Snell Nicholson
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Wrote “The twig was bent, the tree inclined/ And so his heart and soul and mind…”
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Robert Frost
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Wrote ” So all who hide too well away/Must speak and tell us where they are.”
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Marianne Moore
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Wrote ” My father used to say /Superior people never make long visits”
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Washington Irving
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1st American author to be recognized internationally
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Wrote The Scarlett Letter
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Pearl
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Hester’s daughter
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Chillingworth
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Hester’s husband
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Dimmesdale
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Chillingworth wanted revenge on who?
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Chillingworth
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Said “though has escaped me”
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Scarlett Letter
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Sin has consequences
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The Baby Party
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“I’ve never heard anybody so rude and c-common in my life”
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Cabbage is Beautiful
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“Daintiness…should be the keynote of her supper box”
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Contents of the Dead Mans Pocket
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“And to live even a few seconds longer, he felt, even here on this ledge in the night, was infinitely better than to die a moment earlier than he had to”
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The Enemy
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“There is something about him that looks American”
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Mr KAPLAN Cuts the Gordian Knot
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“Humans should not be like Enimals! They should be Thinking!
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Old Man at the Bridge
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“The fact that cats know how to look after themselves was all the good luck the old man would ever have”
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The Baby Party
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“When John Andros felt old he found solace in the thought of life continuing through his child”
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Mama and the Hospital
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“Almost” she said wearily “almost did I get down the hall”
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Walt Whitman
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Wrote o Captain! My captain!
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Fanny Crosby
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Outstanding hymn writer of 19c
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James Whitcomb Riley
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Wrote When the Frost in on the Punkin
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Lew Wallace
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Wrote Ben Hur
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Ray Bradbury
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Wrote The Pedestrian
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Mr Mead
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Arrested while walking
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Moby Dick
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America’s only EPIC
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Mark Twain
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Wrote mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning
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Joel Chandler Harris
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Wrote Uncle Remus
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Douglas MacArthur
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Wrote My Father’s Prayer
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Stephen Foster
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America’s song composer
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Conjugal Harmony
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Theme – happy home
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Fable
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Theme – everyone and everything has a purpose
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A Ballad of Trees and the Master
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Theme – Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
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Philadelphia Childhood
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Marian Anderson’s life
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Onomatopoeia
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using words which sound like what they mean
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Personification
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Giving inanimate objects/animals qualities of a human
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Alliteration
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an approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds are the same
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consonance
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the repetition of final consonant sounds
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rhetorical devices
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the artful uses of language by speakers to persuade. these include the uses of figures of speeches, rhetorical questions, and parallel phrases
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Simile
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Comparison using like or as
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Dialect
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regional language used by a writer to make his dialogue more realistic
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Assonance
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Repetition of vowel sounds
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Metaphor
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an implied comparison in which one thing is described in terms of another
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Fireside poets
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Group of poets people enjoyed at home with family and friends
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Muckrakers
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Name of group of naturalist writers who believed people are victims of their environment
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Edgar Allen Poe
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American detective story and horror poetry
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The Experiences of the AC
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Thornton Wilder
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Hiawatha’s Wooing
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Nokomis
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The Unerring Instinct
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Belinda Watson
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The Great Carbuncle
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Mattew & Hannah
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The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calvares County
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Simon Wheeler
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Cabbage is Beautiful
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Selina Peake
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Spoon River Anthology
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Emily Sparks
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Mission Accomplished
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Jim Elliot
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The Thread That Runs So True
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Guy Hawkins
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Ben-Hur
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Simonides
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The Hoosier School Master
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Ralph Harstock
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painted Breezing up
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Winslow Homer
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painted Paul Revere
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John Singleton Copley
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painted Kindred Spirits
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Asher B. Durand
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painted Freedom of Speech
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Norman Rockwell
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painted Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
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John Singer Sargent
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painted George Washington
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Gilbert Stuart
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painted Emigrants crossing the Plains
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Albert J. Bierstadt
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who wrote “The Unerring Instinct”
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thornton wilder
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who wrote “O Captain! My Captain!”
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Walt Whitman
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who wrote “Rip Van Winkle”
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Washington Irving
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who wrote “A Republic of Prairie Dogs”
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Washington Irving
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America’s first novelist
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James Fenimore Cooper
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who wrote “Chicago”
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Carl Sandberg
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who wrote “the long hill”
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sarah teasdale
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who wrote “the look”
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sarah teasdale
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who wrote “the coin”
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sarah teasdale
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who wrote “Psalm 137”
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Timothy Dwight
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who wrote “Go Down Death- A Funeral Sermon”
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James Weldon Johnson
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who was americas first modern poet
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Walt Whitman
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who was the outstanding america poet of the 20th century
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Robert Frost
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who wrote “The Battle of the Kegs”
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Francis Hopkinson
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who wrote “Poor Richards Almanac”
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Ben Franklin
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who wrote “Moby Dick”
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Herman Melville
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1st internationally famous american writer
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Washington Irving
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who wrote “The Author to her book”
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ann bradstreet
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who wrote “Of Plymouth Plantation”
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William Bradford
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who wrote “Meditation One”
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Edward taylor
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who wrote “The Definition of Origin and Language”
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Noah Webster
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who wrote “The Scarlet Letter”
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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who wrote “Cabbages is beautiful”
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Edna ferber
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who wrote “Mr KAPLAN Cuts the Gordian Knot”
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Leonard Q Ross
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who wrote “The Baby Party”
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F. Scott fitzgerald
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who wrote “Contents of the Dead Mans Pockets”
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Jack Finney