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SALTAmericanLitTest3

Study Helps for American Lit Test 3

QuestionAnswer
Who is the educator who compiled America's first dictionary? Noah Webster
Which character told his/her sister-in-law that the Smith family is ruthless? Belinda Watson
Which poem expressed God's infinite, unconfined love? "Meditation One"
Which artist painted Rip Van Winkle? N.C. Wyeth
QUOTATION: "Thou ill-formed offspring of my feeble brain" "The Author to Her Book"
What literary type does this express? "Strange things I'll tell, which late befell/In Philadelphia city" ballad
Of which literary term is this an example? "...to make the Future Free" alliteration
QUOTATION: "I did not bid her draw off her glove as sometime I had done. Her dress was not so clean as sometime it had been. Jehovah jireh!" "The Courtship of Madam Winthrop"
Who painted Paul Revere? John Singleton Copley
What is the regular recurrence of rhythm? meter
This foot has one accented and one unaccented syllable pattern. trochee
Which poem depicted rebel soldiers trying to surprise the enemy? "The Battle of the Kegs"
Which character was injured during a shipwreck? captain
Which essay was written as a defense against humanistic philosophy? The Portland Declaration
What literary term denotes a reference to mythology, history, or a literary work? allusion
Which poet describes the loss of a child in "A Funeral Poem on the Death of C.D., an Infant of Twelve Months?" Phillis Wheatley
Which character was the narrator of a frog story? Simon Wheeler
Which poet expressed his/her inadequacies in "The Author to Her Book"? Anne Bradstreet
Which character feared he would be killed by Powhatan? John Smith
Which artist painted "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose"? John Singer Sargent
QUOTATION: "A slight noise attracted my notice, and, looking to the floor, I saw several enormous rats traversing it." "The Pit and the Pendulum"
"Cackle, crackle, yowl, and yap" is an example of what literary term? onomatopoeia
This foot has two accented syllables in its pattern. spondee
What was America's first textbook called? the New England Primer
Who was the most widely read poet of Puritan New England? Michael Wigglesworth
Which character slept for 20 years? Rip Van Winkle
Which poem expressed the longing to be home in America? "America for Me"
Which artist painted The Fall of the Cowboy? Frederic Remington
QUOTATION: "For at midnight broke forth a light,/which turned the night to day,/And speedily a hideous cry/did all the world dismay" The Day of Doom
Which literary term is depicted in "...the light did spy,/...my heart did cry"? end rhyme
What is unrhymed iambic pentameter called? blank verse
This foot has one unaccented and one accented in its syllable pattern. iamb
Who was the first American writer to become famous throughout the world? Washington Irving
Which character tried to get arrested? Soapy
Which artist painted Homecoming? Norman Rockwell
QUOTATION: "Boast not, proud English, of thy birth and blood,/Thy brother Indian is by birth as good" A Key into the Language of America
Which literary term is depicted in "The bumblebee iz a kind ov big fly"? dialect
Which author tried to court Madam Winthrop? Samuel Sewall
Which author was a botanist? William Bartram
Which author made a difficult journey to New York? Sarah Kemble Knight
This foot has two unaccented syllables and one accented syllable in its pattern. anapest
Which author dealt with themes of sin and guilt in his/her works? Nathaniel Hawthorne
Which character drowned trying to get to shore? the oiler
Which artist painted Hoosick Falls in Winter? Grandma Moses
QUOTATION: "They struck their jaws together so close to my ears as almost to stun me, and I expected every moment to be dragged out of the boat and instantly devoured." "An Escape from Alligators"
Which poet signed the Declaration of Independence? Francis Hopkinson
Which character(s) found the Great Carbuncle? Matthew and Hannah
QUOTATION: "Being thus arrived in a good harbor, and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of Heaven who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean." Of Plymouth Plantation
Who wrote Poor Richard's Almanac? Benjamin Franklin
Who wrote "Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning?" Mark Twain
What was the first book printed in America? The Bay Psalm Book
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