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Eng 11 Unit 3 Post Test

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sentence using personification
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Death is a dignitary who when he comes announced is to be received with formal manifestations
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“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” highlights the use of everyday characters
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No service was too humble for him to perform
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Why does Bryce use a flashback in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”
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To introduce Peyton Farquhar/to emphasize the folly of romanticism/to help the reader know what led to the events
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which literary movement characteristics does the character Peyton Farquhar possess
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romanticism
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In the excerpt Walt Whitman suggests what
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some remnant of human life continues to exist after death because the remains of the dead are absorbed into the soil
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effusive
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pouring out, overflowing
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perpetual
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continuing or enduring forever; everlasting
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triffling
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of very little importance; trivial; insignificant
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idle
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not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing
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what does this line suggest “And my subject, the dove, coos on. Though my hand creep close to her nest”
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it helps to change the tone of the poem from calm and carefree to sinister and menacing
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what is the meaning of the word “steeps” in the sentence (Of the moon that descends the steeps of the soughing twilight)
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heights
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what distinguishing feature of realist literature does Mark Twain often use in Adventures of Huck Finn
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dialect
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what does “ignoble” mean in (That ignoble peace! It was no peace at all, with that crime and shame at our very gates)
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contemptible
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conjectured
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the formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof
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incessant
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continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending
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fortuitously
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happening or produced by chance; accidental
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what does the prefix (paleo) mean
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ancient
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ex of naturalist writing
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In the misty younger world we catch glimpses of phantom races, rising, slaying, finding food, building rude civilizations……
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A main argument of “The Human Drift”
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The history of civilization is a history of wandering, sword in hand, in search of food
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What is satirized in Mark Twain’s “The Bank-Note”
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the nature of people to blame others for their own mistakes or shortcomings
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what does Mark Twain imply in “Bank Note”
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Poor people were expected to tolerate any ridicule made by the rich
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felicity
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the state of being happy, especially in a high degree; bliss
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impertinence
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unmannerly intrusion or presumption; insolence
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why did Charlotte Gilman use first person in “The Yellow Wallpaper”
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to help readers understand the condition of the narrator
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how does dramatic irony work with unreliable narrators to make the purpose of stories clearer
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it helps the reader understand the implications of events better than the narrator could
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metaphor that reflects naturalistic theme
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The tower was a giant, standing with its back to the plight of the ants
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what was the mood of “The Open Boat”
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overwhelmed
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what figure of speech is used in the phrase “babes of the sea”
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metaphor