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American Literature Critical Analysis

\”Tom said he slipped Jim’s hat off of his head and hung it on a limb right over him, and Jim stirred a little, but he didn’t wake. Afterwards Jim said the witches be witched him and put him in a trance, and rode him all over the State, and then set him under the […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird part 2

Describe Scout’s teacher, Miss Caroline Fisher. What is irrational about her teaching methods? She is young and dresses nicely. She is not from Maycomb How did Scout learn to read and write? She just read by herself. Calpurnia taught her how to write Describe the Cunningham clan The Cunningham clan were very poor and very […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird Part 1

What do you learn in Chapter 1 about Maycomb, Atticus Finch, and his family? Maycomb is an old town in Alabama. Atticus is a lawyer and he is loving, understanding, and popular. His wife died. Even though the family is poor, they have it better than others. What do you learn about Dill’s character? Dill […]

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Fahrenheit 451: Part1 Comprehension Check

At the beginning of the story, how does Montag feel about his job? He delights in burning books and houses, and believes he is happy. What is your first impression of Clarisse? Clarisse thinks and acts outside the box and doesn’t care about what other people think of her. What memory does Montag’s encounter with […]

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Fahrenheit 451 review

They burn houses which is ironic because originally a fireman’s mission was to put out fires. What do the \”firemen\” do for a living? Why is this ironic? The books are compared to birds because as the books are burning, they take \”flight\” to that of birds/pigeons that are nuisances. why are the books compared […]

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Fahrenheit 451 part one

What do firemen do for a living Burn books What does montag think in the begining of the book about his job He loves his job, burning books brings him happiness Who does Montag meet on his way home from work Clarisse What does Montag mean by \”you can never wash it off completely\” What […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 13 Answers

Why does Aunt Alexandra come to stay with Atticus and his family? What is she like? She believes that Scout needs a feminine influence and doesn’t count Calpurnia as good enough for that. She is very overbearing and likes to have things her way. Read the first two things Alexandra says when she comes to […]

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McAuley Barbee English II Great Gatsby The Social Register & Quotes

Myrtle Wilson \”I married him because I thought he was a gentleman.\” George Wilson \”I’m sick. Been sick all day. I’m all run down. I’ve been here too long. I want to get away. My wife and I want to go west.\” Nick Carraway about Gatsby \”They’re a rotten crowd. You’re worth a whole bunch […]

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Study Guide Questions for Fahrenheit 451 "Burning Bright"

How has Beatty given Montag hints that he (Montag) is under suspicion? he has sent the Hound around Montag’s place Who turns in an alarm against Montag? Mildred What happens to Montag’s green bullet? Beatty hit Montag hard on the head, and the bullet is knocked out of Montag’s head and onto the sidewalk and […]

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Short Answer Questions Chapters 8-9 (To Kill A Mockingbird)

What happened to Miss Maudie’s house? What was her reaction? Miss Maudie left fires going (for warmth) and her house burned down. As always, she put her most optimistic foot forward and seemed not to mind too much. Identify Cecil Jacobs. Cecil Jacobs was a boy at Scout’s school who first made her aware that […]

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The Crucible: Study Guide, Act 4

What has happened in Salem during the three months since the end of Act 3? More people have been condemned, there are signs of rebellion due to the town of Andover–orphans in Salem beg for food, and cattle roam the streets, suggesting a community in chaos What is the mood of Salem at the beginning […]

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The Great Gatsby chapter 4 Critical Analysis

What are the two rumors are about Gatsby at the beginning of chapter 4? He is a bootlegger and he killed a man who had found out that he was a nephew to Von Hindenburg and second cousin to the devil. What does it mean to be a leech? a person who clings to another […]

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Great Gatsby Allusions

D’Invilliers Character in \”this side of paradise\” Dukes of Buccleuch Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty New Haven City in Connecticut; Yale Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas Men of extreme wealth West Egg/East Egg/ Long Island Sound Great Neck and Little Neck Columbus egg Being able to do the impossible Lake Forest Chicago- rich suburb Hotel de […]

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American Literature Test A

According to Smith in \”John Smith’s Relation to Queen Anne of Pocahontas,\” what phrase best describes Pocahontas? a brave, noble young woman Who was appointed the first governor of the Pilgrim colony? John Carver What did Bradford and the Pilgrims first think of the New England landscape? it was horrifying In Of Plymouth Plantation, Book […]

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Of Mice and Men Characters/ John Steinbeck

Salinas In what town was Steinbeck born? What college did Steinbeck attend? Stanford In what year did Steinbeck graduate college? 1925 How many times was Steinbeck married? 3 times Name Steinbeck’s wives. (In order) Carol Henning, Gwen Conger, and Elaine Scott Who was Steinbeck’s best friend? Ed Ricketts What job did Steinbeck’s best friend have? […]

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Arthur Miller: The Crucible

Arthur Asher Miller What is Arthur Miller’s full name great play writer What was his occupation All My Sons, A View from the Bridge, The Crucible, & Pulitzer for Death of Salesman Name three things for which he is famous February 10, 2005 from congestive heart failure When and how did he die University of […]

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John Steinbeck ft. Of Mice and Men

When was Steinbeck born? 1902 When did Steinbeck die? 1968 What did Californians do to people who were migrating to CA in an attempt to escape the dust bowl? They used those people because there were so many of them and they paid them small portions for a long day of work. Who once said […]

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The Things They Carried Characters

Jimmy Cross the First Lieutenant that carried letters and photos from Martha (and wondered if she was a virgin), carried a white stone from her, and blamed himself for the deaths of Ted Lavender and Kiowa Martha a junior at Mount Sebastian College that Jimmy Cross was in love with, although she didn’t love him […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Chapter 1-5 questions

What is the Setting of the story macomb alabama in the early 1930s during the great depression who is the author of this novel harper lee Who is the narrator scout finch Who is Calpurnia she is the african american maid and cook and she was all angles, bone and near sighted Who comes to […]

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The Crucible Act III Study Questions

What evidence of Martha Corey’s witchcraft is the court considering. She tells fortunes. According to Giles Corey, what is Thomas Putnams purpose n prompting the witch trials Putnam is \”reaching out for land\” to the people that are being hung From his actions and statements, what can you conclude about Judge Danforth He thinks he […]

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The Crucible Study Guide

witch hunt someone using false accusations against a scapegoat in order to save themselves 1692 the year the Salem Witch Trials took place when The Crucible was set Europe where mass witch hunts had begun The Bible what was used as a justification for executing witches Malleus Maleficarum the guidebook for identifying witches (Latin) The […]

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