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The Secret Life of Bees
Lily believes that she shot her mother.
T/F
F
molar cuff links
Meyer Wolfshiem
The "very sad" event in his life to which Gatsby refers is
Daisy's marriage to another man
The Secret Life of Bees
The Boatwright house is pink because June picked out the color T/F
F
Tom's reaction to Gatsby's charge that Daisy doesn't love him is
disbelief
the golden Girl
Daisy Buchanan
tennis shoes left behind
Ewing Klipspringer
"The Story of an Hour"
Kate Chopin
realism
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
Ambrose Bierce
realism
writing that is meant to evoke laughter
humor
Mrs. Desmond Spring 2007
cut apart and study
The Secret Life of Bees
Lily compares her marriage to her life with T Ray. T/F
T
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
Bret Harte
realism
The Secret Life of Bees
T Ray does not have many redeemable qualities T/F
T
Charlotte's Web
E.B. White
modernism
The quotation at the beginning of the book that refers to the "gold-hated lover" is directed toward
Gatsby
"The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calavaras County"
Mark Twain
realism
The narrator depicts Tom and Daisy as being
destructive
careless
selfish
George Wilson becomes aware of his wife's affair when
he finds the dog collar
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
modernism
Daisy doesn't stop after the accident because
she can't
brute, hulking, aggressive
Tom Buchanan
from Nature
Ralph W. Emerson
transcendentalism
Tom Buchanan and Myrtle Wildon are examples of
flat characters
Nick is distressed after Gatsby's death because Gatsby's friends are
apathetic
realizes he is thirty at the novel's climax
Nick Carraway
dishonest
Jordan Baker
Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk-Kidd
modern contemporary
Which character possesses fundamental decencies
George Wilson
technique where the reader sees things as if they are coming directly from the character's mind
stream of consciousness
mowed down by materialism
Myrtle Wilson
The Secret Life of Bees
The pink house is symbolic for a hive or womb. t/F
T
symbolizes success of the American Dream
Jay Gatsby
The Secret Life of Bees
The novel takes place in the 1950's t/F
F
symbolizes the failure of the American Dream
The Wilsons
"To Build a Fire"
Jack London
naturalism
The Secret Life of Bees
Lily Owens is a white girl who has some money since her dad owns a peach farm T/F
F
The Secret Life of Bees
When the novel opens, Lily is fourteen years old T/F
F
Walden
Henry David Thoreau
transcendentalism
The Secret Life of Bees
Rosaleen functions as both a friend and guardian of Lily's T/F
T
The Secret Life of Bees
One of the themes of the novel is Lily's search for goodness within her father T/F
F
The Secret Life of Bees
August Boatwright functions as a possible queen bee of the novel.T/F
T
The Secret Life of Bees
The Martha Whites are a form of punishment T/F
T
The Secret Life of Bees
Rosaleen ends up in the hospital because men beat her up on the street. T/F
F
Gatsby and Nick are examples of
round characters
The Good Earth
Pearl S. Buck
modernism
anemic, thin
George Wilson
The Red Badge of Courage
Stephen Crane
naturalism
The Secret Life of Bees
Lily's attempt to capture bees in a jar is a symbol of her troubled past. T/F
F
The Secret Life of Bees
Three thematic elements of the novel are self-realization, understanding of life, and female resistance. T/F
F
"I caught a fish this big" is an example of
exaggeration
author's perspective towar his/her work
tone
contrast between what is expected and what actually happens
irony
characters who are mirrow opposites
foils
formal addressing of an object
apostrophe
Local color/regionalism falls predominantly here
realism
clash between opposing forces
conflict
mannerisms, dress, etc. of an area
local color
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek" narration
3rd person limited
a work in which every aspect can be interpreted on a symbolic level
allegory
includes innovative techniques and experimantation
modernism
writer's method of putting his/her thoughts into words
style
writing focusing on specific geographic locations
regionalism
Which style of writing has intuition over intellect?
romanticism
"I an't goin' today" is an example of
dialect
technique used in stream of consciousness when events are not in chronological order
flashback
tried to find the meaningful or interesting in the ordinary
realism
godlike narration
3rd person omniscient
central message or insight of a literary work
theme
the act of creating a character
characterization
intended exaggeration
hyprbole
irony where the characters do not know what is occurring, but the reader does
dramatic irony
believed in cohabitation between man and nature
transcendentalism
called a "slice of life"
realism
a narrator that shows no emotion
deadpan narrator
believed that man's future was left up to fate
naturalism
believed in the Over-Soul
transcendentalism
Fitzgerald's "Winter Dreams' is an example of
modernism
believed that environment, heredity, and chance determine fate
naturalism
irony where the audience and the characters do not foresee the action
situational irony
believed in nonconformity and passive resistance to injustice
transcendentilism
Heminway wrote in a ______________ style
modernistic
Emily Dickinson does not belong in this group, but the fireside poets do
transcendentalism
What style of writing shows that men ususally behave with strength and dignity in times of stress
naturalism