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World Literature Unit 9, TEST 7

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What famous clergyman was greatly influenced by William Law?
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John Wesley
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What was John Weightman’s occupation?
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banker
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“The Silver Mine” is set in the country of ?.
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Sweden
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Baard and his brother fought over ?.
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a gold watch
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In “The Cobbler and the Rich Man,” what caused the cobbler to lose his song?
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riches
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Who burned down Anders’s barn?
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his brother
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How did Ali Hafed die?
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drowned himself
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What was found on Ali Hafed’s farm?
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diamonds
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Of the men who discovered the silver mine, only the ? survived.
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parson
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Bjornstjerne Bjornson is from ?.
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Norway
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At the end of “The Mansion,” what does John Weightman give his son?
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a check
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neighbor who took in Ilyas
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Muhammad-Shah
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wife of Ilyas
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Sham-Shemagi
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king who needed money
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Gustaf
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killed himself because he had sold his share of the silver mine
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Israel Per Persson
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killed his brother during a quarrel over the silver mine
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Olaf Svard
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AUTHOR OF: “Ilyas”
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Leo Tolstoy
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AUTHOR OF: “Christian Perfection”
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William Law
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AUTHOR OF: “The Silver Mine”
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Selma Lagerlof
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AUTHOR OF: “Contentment”
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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AUTHOR OF: “The Brothers”
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Bjornstjerne Bjornson
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AUTHOR OF: “The Cobbler and the Rich Man”
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Jean de La Fontaine
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In “The Mansion,” the angel pointed out that John Weightman’s works had been done primarily for the benefit of whom?
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himself
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When did Ilyas and his wife finally achieve happiness?
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after they lost their wealth
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What work are the following lines from: “Thus humble let me live and die, Nor long for Midas’ golden touch; If Heaven more generous gifts deny, I shall not miss them much.”
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“Contentment”
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In “The Silver Mine” the king says that his kingdom is better served with men than with what?
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money
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What is a reference to mythology, to history, or to a literary work?
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allusion
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What is the literary term that means “an apparent contradiction”?
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paradox
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What is described as “a congealed drop of sunlight”?
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a diamond
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What is the tone of “Contentment”?
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lighthearted; mildly sarcastic