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Study help for American Lit Unit 6 Test

QUOTATION: "We were now nearly up to the latitude of Cape Horn." Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
QUOTATION: "For the third time my soul's ship starts upon this voyage, Starbuck." Herman Melville
QUOTATION: "I spect I grow'd. Don't think nobody never made me." Harriet Beecher Stowe
QUOTATION: "The drama's done. Why then here does any one step forth? - Because one did survive the wreck." Herman Melville
QUOTATION: "While over them the swallows skim, And all is hushed at Shiloh." Herman Melville
QUOTATION: "Is all that we see or seem But a dream within a dream?" Edgar Allan Poe
QUOTATION: "Having heard much of the habits and peculiarities of these little animals, I determined to pay a visit to the community." Washington Irving
QUOTATION: "But we loved with a love that was more than love." Edgar Allan Poe
QUOTATION: "We traversed the whole village, or republic, which covered an area of about thirty acres; but not a whisker of an inhabitant was to be seen." Washington Irving
QUOTATION: "Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight" William Cullen Bryant
QUOTATION: "...approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams." William Cullen Bryant
What artist painted Harvest Time: Summer in Farmington Valley? Thomas Worthington Whittredge
Who painted Mountain of the Holy Cross? Thomas Moran
Who painted Kindred Spirits? Asher B. Durand
Who was one of the most important landscape painters of the late nineteenth century? Thomas Moran
What painting portrays William Cullen Bryant teaching Thomas Cole in the ways of nature? Kindred Spirits
Who painted romantic scenes of the American wilderness? Albert Bierstadt
What landscape painting did George Catlin portray? Niagara Falls
What artist painted Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California? Albert Bierstadt
Who painted Native Americans of the western United States? George Catlin
TERM: questions expressing some idea but to which no answer is required or expected rhetorical questions
TERM: America's first great imaginative writers, including Irving, Cooper, and Bryant Knickerbockers
Who wrote Two Years before the Mast? Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Who was the first writer of creative stories and sketches? Washington Irving
What work was instrumental in bringing on the Civil War and the freeing of slaves? Uncle Tom's Cabin
Who wrote "A Rescue"? James Fenimore Cooper
Which authors are known for their sympathetic portrayals of the mistreated and downtrodden? Harriet Beecher Stowe and Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Name America's first novelist. James Fenimore Cooper
Who became famous for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin? Harriet Beecher Stowe
What group of stories is Cooper best known for? Leatherstocking Tales
Who wrote Moby Dick? Herman Melville
Who was America's first eminent poet of nature? William Cullen Bryant
What has been called America's only epic? Moby Dick
Who wrote "Thanatopsis"? William Cullen Bryant
Who is the author of "Annabel Lee"? Edgar Allan Poe
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "Thou blossom bright with autumn dew." alliteration
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "Hoveringly halting and dipping on the wing" consonance
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "the first [day] is the morning, the second the noon, and the third the evening and the end of that thing" metaphor
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "What soulless thing is this that laughs before a wreck?" rhetorical question
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "full of sport, business, and public affairs; whisking about hither and thither, as if on gossiping visits to each other's houses, or congregating in the cool of the evening." personification
What literary term is best expressed by this quotation? "For an instant his whole marbleized body formed a high arch, like Virginia's natural bridge." simile
Which character was a young hunter reared by the Delaware Indians who had been captured by the Huron Indians? Natty Bumppo/Deerslayer ("A Rescue")
Which character was a young, uneducated slave girl who was purchased by St. Clare? Topsy ("Topsy")
Which character was a Huron chief who wanted Deerslayer to join his tribe? Rivenoak ("A Rescue")
Which character was the Parsee who died at sea and made prophesies to Ahab? Fedallah (Moby Dick)
Which character was Deerslayer's closest friend and the Delaware Chief? Chingachgook ("A Rescue")
Which character was Ahab's first mate and conscience to Ahab? Starbuck (Moby Dick)
Which character is Miss Ophelia's cousin who purchased Topsy for Miss Ophelia to train? St. Clare ("Topsy")
Which character was the native islander who was one of the Pequod's harpooners? Queequeg (Moby Dick)
Who was the narrator and sole survivor of the Pequod? Ishmael (Moby Dick)
Which work of literature presents a sympathetic view of the sailors? Two Years before the Mast
According to the author of "Annabel Lee," who was jealous of them? the angels
Which work of literature is a meditation on death? "Thanatopsis"
Which work of literature describes a Civil War battle fought near a church? "Shiloh"
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