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Abeka, American Literature Final Exam

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James Fenimore Cooper
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A rescue
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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A world Split Apart
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Concord Hymn
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Daniel Webster
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Liberty and Union
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Billy Sunday
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Nuts for Skeptics to Crack
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Phillis Wheatley
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On being Brought from Africa to America
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Paul Revere’s Ride
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Jonathan Edwards
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
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Sidney Lanier
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Song of the Chattahoochee
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William Cullen Bryant
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Thanatopsis
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Anne Bradstreet
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The Author the Her Book
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Jesse Stuart
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The Thread that runs so True
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Paul Laurence Dunbar
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We wear the Mask
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Scarlet Letter
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Walt Whitman
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O Captain! My Captain!
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James Whitcomb Riley
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When the Frost is on the Pumpkin
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Lew Wallace
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Ben-Hur
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Ray Bradbury
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The Pedestrian
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Josh Billings
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The Mule
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Mark Twain
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Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning
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Douglas McArtur
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My father’s prayer
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Cabbage is beautiful
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Title “Daintiness, she had decided, should be the keystone of her supper box”
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Edna Ferber
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Author “Daintiness, she had decided, should be the keystone of her supper box”
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The Pedestrian
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Title ” “No profession,”said the police car, as if talking to itself. The light held him fixed, like a museum specimen, needle thrust through chest.”
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Ray Bradbury
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Author ” “No profession,”said the police car, as if talking to itself. The light held him fixed, like a museum specimen, needle thrust through chest.”
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Mama and the Hospital
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Title “Almost,” she said wearily, “almost did I get down the hall” and “Then she clicked her tongue disapprovingly. “But such floors! A mop is never good. Floors should be scrubbed with a brush.”
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Kathryn Forbes
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Author “Almost,” she said wearily, “almost did I get down the hall” and “Then she clicked her tongue disapprovingly. “But such floors! A mop is never good. Floors should be scrubbed with a brush.”
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Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket
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Title-“And to live few seconds longer, he felt, even out here on this ledge in the night, was infinitely better than to die moment earlier than he had to”.
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Jack Finney
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Author-“And to live few seconds longer, he felt, even out here on this ledge in the night, was infinitely better than to die moment earlier than he had to”.
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Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N Cuts a Gordian Knot
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Title-“Humans should not be like Enimals! They should Thinking!”
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Leonard Q. Ross
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Author-“Humans should not be like Enimals! They should Thinking!”
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The Enemy
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Title-“There is something about him that looks America”
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Pearl S. Buck
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Author-“There is something about him that looks America”
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The Baby Party
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Title-“I will get out!” she sobbed, “I’ve never heard anybody so rude and c-common in my life”
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Author-“I will get out!” she sobbed, “I’ve never heard anybody so rude and c-common in my life”
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Old Man at the Bridge
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Title-“That and the fact that cats know how to look after themselves was all the good luck that old man would ever have.”
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Ernest Hemingway
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Author-“That and the fact that cats know how to look after themselves was all the good luck that old man would ever have.”
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A Jingle of Words
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Title- “In words you have a weapon, more weighty than a gun-You can sway the multitude, or stir the heart of one.”
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Elizabeth Scott Stam
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Author-“In words you have a weapon, more weighty than a gun-You can sway the multitude, or stir the heart of one.”
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Silence
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Title- “My father used to say,”Superior people never make long visits””
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Marianne Moore
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Author-“My father used to say,”Superior people never make long visits””
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Revelation
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Title-“So all who hide too well away must speak and tell us where they are.”
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Robert Frost
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Author-“So all who hide too well away must speak and tell us where they are.”
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The Bent Twig
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Title-“The twig was bent, the tree inclined, and so his heart and soul and mind found it too hard a thing to do…. I thought of other young lads who”
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Martha snell Nicholson
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Author-“The twig was bent, the tree inclined, and so his heart and soul and mind found it too hard a thing to do…. I thought of other young lads who”
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Enos Bilings
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The Experiences of the A.C.
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Simon Wheeler
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The Notorious Jumping Frog…
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Simonides
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Ben-Hur
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Guy Hawkins
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The Thread that Runs So True
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Selina Peake
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Cabbages is Beautiful
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Belinda Watson
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The Unerring Instinct
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Ralph Hartsook
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The Hoosier School-Master
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Emily Sparks
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Spoon River Anthology
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Jim Elliot
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Mission Accomplished
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Matthew and Hanna
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The Great Carbuncle
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Story of Marian Anderson’s life
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Philadelphia childhood
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Describes Jesus in Garden of Gethsemane
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A Ballad of Tree
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Fables theme
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Everyone and everything has a purpose
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Conjugal Harmony
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importance of happy home
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Washington Irving
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First author the be recognized internationally
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Edgar Allen Poe
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Introduced the detective story
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Fanny Crosby
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Most outstanding hymn writer of the 19th centry
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Moby Dick
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America’s only epic
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Stephen Foster
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America’s most beloved song composer
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Alliteration
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An approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds are the same.
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Aphorism
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A compact statement expressing a thrush. A number of aphorisms appear in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s works.
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Assonance
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The repetition of vowel sounds.
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Consonance
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The repetition of final consonant sounds.
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Dialect
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Regional language used by a writer to make his dialogue more realistic. Black dialect was masterfully employed by Joel Chandler Harris and Paul Laurence Danbar. James Whitcomb Riley is famous for his poems using the Hoosier dialect of the people of Indiana.
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Fireside and Schoolroom Poets
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The popular poets of the nineteenth century whose works were read by family and friends around the fireside and were learned and memorized in school. Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell.
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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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Muchrakers
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A group of writers of the 1930s who criticized the American free enterprise system and other things about the American government. The term was first used by Theodore Roosevelt, who compared them to the character in Pilgrim’s profess who was so busy raking mud that he could not perceive the heavenly crown above him. The group includes the writers Lincoln Steffens and Upton Sinclair.
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Onomatopoeia
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Using words which sound like what they mean (growl, hiss, pop)
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Personification
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A comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanimate object or an animal.
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Simile
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An expressed comparison of unlike things in which the words like, as, resembles, or similar to are used.
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Symbol
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Something which has meaning in itself but also represents something beyond itself. Sara Teasdale’s poems “The Coin” and ” The Long Hill” and both based on symbols. Herman Melville’s Moby Dick is symbolic novel.