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Realism, Regionalis

Unit 8.06 Test Review

In "Return of a Private," Hamlin Garland includes the following passage: "Same here," put in one of the other men."Hide'll grow on again, dollars'll come hard...." The language used by the man in this passage is an example of Garland's use of __________. dialect
In "The Return of a Private," when Edward Smith praises his wife's biscuits, he is really praising ________. his wife
Because the story depicts the debilitating effects of the Civil War on Private Edward Smith's personal health and on the well being of his family, Hamlin Garland's "Return of a Private" is correctly classified as a work of realism
In "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," one of the most prominent aspects of Jim Smiley's character is that he __________. loves to place bets
By having a character name the dog and the frog after Andrew Jackson and Daniel Webster, two prominent nineteenth-century American politicians, Mark Twain depicts the West as a place of ______________. irreverence and humor
Mark Twain's "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is a masterpiece of regionalism thanks to Twain's skill at incorporating dialect and _________. local color
By delivering the famous "I Will Fight No More Forever" speech rather than continuing to battle federal troops, Chief Joseph demonstrated ____________ true leadership and concern for his people
One line in "I Will Fight No More Forever" reads, "Hear me , my Chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad." This line captures the tone of the work, which can be described as resigned
Both "I Will Fight No More Forever" and "The School Days of an Indian Girl" help readers to understand the ways in which___________ Native American groups, cultures, and traditions were weakened and destroyed in the nineteenth century.
When Zitkala-Sa resists having her hair cut at her new school in "The School Days of an Indian Girl," the teachers react with brute force and violence. This episode illustrates _____________. how little respect and understanding the teachers have for Native American traditions and beliefs
The incident with the turnips in "The School Days of an Indian Girl" shows that Zitkala-Sa will defiantly resist those who attempt to control her
When she returns to live on the South Dakota reservation in the summer, Zitkala-Sa realizes that ___________. she is caught between two worlds and not entirely at home in either one.
In Stephen Cranes's "A Man Said to the Universe," the universe responds to the man's assertion of his own existence with___________. indifference
The differing views of the sea held by the maiden and the sailor in "To the Maiden" are a result of ___________ the different experiences that each person has had with the sea
Though she does well in public speaking contests at college, Zitkala-Sa still feels as though she is ___________ an outsider in the world of white people
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