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American Literature Critical Analysis

question \”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 […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird part 2

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

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To Kill a Mockingbird Part 1

question What do you learn in Chapter 1 about Maycomb, Atticus Finch, and his family? answer 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. question What do you learn about […]

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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"

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

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

question What happened to Miss Maudie’s house? What was her reaction? answer 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. question Identify Cecil Jacobs. answer Cecil Jacobs was a boy at Scout’s school who first […]

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The Crucible: Study Guide, Act 4

question What has happened in Salem during the three months since the end of Act 3? answer 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 question What is the mood of Salem […]

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The Great Gatsby chapter 4 Critical Analysis

question What are the two rumors are about Gatsby at the beginning of chapter 4? answer 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. question What does it mean to be a leech? answer a person […]

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Great Gatsby Allusions

question D’Invilliers answer Character in \”this side of paradise\” question Dukes of Buccleuch answer Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty question New Haven answer City in Connecticut; Yale question Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas answer Men of extreme wealth question West Egg/East Egg/ Long Island Sound answer Great Neck and Little Neck question Columbus egg answer Being […]

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American Literature Test A

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

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Of Mice and Men Characters/ John Steinbeck

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

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Arthur Miller: The Crucible

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

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John Steinbeck ft. Of Mice and Men

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

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The Things They Carried Characters

question Jimmy Cross answer 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 question Martha answer a junior at Mount Sebastian College that Jimmy Cross was in love with, although […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Chapter 1-5 questions

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

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The Crucible Act III Study Questions

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

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The Crucible Study Guide

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

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