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Why does Jim want his freedom?
to buy his family
Why did Colonel Sherburn shoot Boggs?
He was an obnoxious drunk
Who was the murdred man in the beached houseboat?
Huck's Pap
When does Huck realize he is not alone on the island?
finds ashes
How does Mrs Loftus know that Huck is not a girl?
-Needle
-Lap
-Throw
In Jim's opinion, who was not such a wise King?
King Solomen, too many wives + children
Hw did Huck get rid of the two men on the skiff?
Told them they had smallpox
Why did Harney Shepherdson not kill Buck?
He missed + was about to run away with Sophie
Why did the King claim to be the late Dauphin?
He wanted to be respected and treated like royalty
For what will Jim nevr forgiv himself?
For beating his deaf daughter
Whom does the Duke believe stole the gold?
Slaves
What is Huck's major moral decision
To tell Mary Jane the truth
What does Huck decide to do at the end of the novel?
Hunt Indians with Tom, set Jim fre, get money
Why was Jim freed by Miss Watson
She died and freed him in her will
What eventually happens to the Duke and the King
Tarred and feathered
Why doesn't Huck disput the identities of th Duke and the King?
Doesn't want to create trouble
Why does Jim stay with wounded Tom? Does he benefit in any way for his actions?
He feels compassion for Tom, and he was captured again
What do you learn of Douglass' childhood?
He wasn't close to his mother
What was Douglass' evaluation of why slaves sang?
To show their sadness and lonliness
How did Douglass learn to read?
Bribed white children to teach him
How were female slaves often forced into committing adultery?
The master wanted more slaves so he hired a married man to reproduce with a slave woman
Who was Mr. Covey?
The slave-breaker
What were Douglass's views of slavery and religion?
He didn't understand how a religious person could believe in slavery
What did Douglass contemplate when thinking of his escape?
What would happen to his friends
Describe Douglass' situation in New York
He started making money and saving up for freedom
Who spoke at an anti-slavery convntion in 1841?
Douglass
Where does Huck live as the novel begins?
With the widow
Why does he give Judge Thatcher his $6000
He didn't want his dad to get it
How did low whites treat the slaves?
Poorly, they were belo them
What were the consequences of Nat Turner's insurrection?
more searches + suspicians
What did Rev. Pike tell the slaves?
They should obey their master
What was the relationship between slavery and religion, according to Brent?
Both evil in combo, blahh!
How much of a reward was posted for Linda by Dr. Flint
$300
Who arranges for Linda's children freedom?
Mr. Sands
How does Linda finally escape?
On a boat to the north
Was the captain of the boat that helped Linda escape anti slavery?
Anti-slavery
Did Linda experience any racism in the North?
Yes
How were slaves treated in Europe?
Much better
How was Brent finally set free?
Mrs Bruce bought her and set her free
What was the relationship between slaves and the law?
Slaves had no standing in the law
Who lent Linda's mistress money?
Grandmother
Who taught Linda Brent to read and write?
Mistress Margaret Horniblow
"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer."
Thoreau
"Trust thyself"
Emerson
"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind."
Emerson
"He couldn't spread his wings...He was a monster in a Mason jar."
Dillard
"Nature, is mythical and mystical"
Thoreau
"I cut my way first through a foot of snow...and open a window under my feet."
Walden
"To be great is to be misundertsood."
Emerson
"The unverise was not made in jest but in solemn incomprehensible earnest."
Dillard
"When I looked again, the black spider has severed the heads of his foes from their bodies..."
Thoreau
"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist"
Emerson
"Still we leave meanly like ants..."
Thoreau
"We've been on earth all these years and we still don't know for certain why birds sing"
Dillard
"Like the bear who went over the mountain, I went out to see what I could see."
Dillard
"The virtue is most request is conformity."
Emerson
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately."
Thoreau
What two topics does Dickinson write about most often?
Happenings of every day life + world of the spirit
What device do Longfellow's poems, "The Tide Rises..." and "Nature" use?
Repitition, imagery, symbolism
What was Ben Franklin's plan for mastering the virtues?
weekly plan, one virtue a week
What virtue gave Franklin the most difficulty?
Order
How many virtues did Franklin try to master?
13
What was his experience in a Quaker meeting house?
sleeps in one, friendly quaker leads him to Crooked Billet
When did Franklin see his future wife?
Philadelphia, disheveled
Why did he go to Philadelphia?
Fortune
Where did Franklin first seek his fortune?
Philadelphia
What was Franklin's relationship with his brother?
Business partners
Has Franklin mastered the 13 virtues?
no
Has the letter served its purpose?
yes
Hawthorne's style...
mysteries of human heart + question of human evil
The wild rosebush is a symbol of...
hope
What happens to Chillingworth's fortune?
Given to Pearl
Where do Dimmmesdale and Hester feel free from guilt?
in the forest
What quality does Pearl lack for most of the novel?
Evilness??
What is reflected in the polished breastplate of a suit of armor?
The scarlet letter
Who is the scarlet letter endowed with life?
Pearl