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89 Cards in this Set

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Wrote America Was Schoolmasters


Wrote Liberty and Union

Daniel Webster

"In words you have a weapon more weighty than a gun."

By Stam from A Jingle of Words

Written as a self defense against humanistic philosophy

The Portland Declaration

Character Simon Wheeler

The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Wrote The Innocents Abroad

Mark Twain

Wrote The Mule

Josh Billings

Pen name of Charles Farrar Browne

Artemus Ward

Characters Hannah and Matthew

The Great Carbuncle

Bray sisters

The Towne Poor

Introduced the detective story


Wrote The Cop and the Anthem


First American writer to be recognized internationally

Washington Irving

Belinda Watson

From The Unerring Instinct

Wrote Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning

Mark Twain

Wrote The Author to Her Book


Wrote Of Plymouth Plantation


Wrote On Being Brought from Africa to America

Phyllis Wheatley

Wanted to kill John Smith


America's only epic

Moby Dick

Wrote A Rescue


Wrote Thanatopsis


Character Ishmael

Moby Dick

wrote Paul Revere's Ride
character Nokomis
Hiawatha's Wooing
group of poets who wrote poetry that people enjoyed sharing with their family and friends
Fireside poets
Theme is actions have far reaching consequences
The Arrow and the Song
What is the Book our Mothers Read
the Bible
Theme is everyone and everything has a purpose
Theme is things are only beautiful when they are in their right surroundings
Each and All
Character Enos Billings
The Experiences of the A.C.
Wrote Oh Captain, My Captain
Wrote Concord Hymn
America's first modern poet
wrote A Father's Prayer
Wrote The Secret of Progress
Booker T. Washington
wrote A World Split Apart
lament of a dying cowboy
Bury Me Not in the Lone Prarie
America's most beloved song composer
Most outstanding hymn writer of the nineteenth century

"The twig was bent, the tree inclined, and so his hear and soul and mind, found it too hard a thing to do......"

The Bent Twig by Nicholson

wrote Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God
Jonathan Edwards
wrote Evolution
R.G. Lee
wrote Nuts for Skeptics to Crack
Billy Sunday
Theme is the importance of a happy home
Conjugal Harmony
Theme is God has a plan for our lives
Long and long Ago
poem describes Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
A Ballad of Trees and the Master
wrote When the Frost Is on the Punkin
wrote Song of the Chattahoochee

"But love and I had the wit to win; we drew a circle that took him in."

"Outwitted" by Markham

Theme is we don not know our abilities until we are challenged
We Never Know How High We Are
Character Simonides
Character Ralph Hartsook
The Hoosier Poet Schoolmaster
Wrote Ben Hur
Lew Wallace
Who is famous for the Uncle Remus stories

"I made a little book, in which I allotted a page for each of the virtues."

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Story about the life of Marian Anderson
Philadelphia Childhood
Character Guy Hawkins
The Thread that Runs So True
Character Jim Elliot
Mission Accomplished
Who wrote The Thread that Runs So True
Character Emily Sparks
by Masters; The Spoon River Anthology

"My father used to say, superior people never make long visits."

"Silence" Moore

"So all who hide too well away, must speak and tell us where they are."
wrote We Wear the Mask
Character Selina Peake
Cabbages Is Beautiful!
wrote The Pedestrian
Mr.Mead was arrested for......?
Group of naturalistic writers who believed people are victims of their environment
An approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds are the same
A compact statement expressing a truth
The repetition of vowel sounds
The repetition of final consonant sounds
Regional language used to make dialogue more realistic
an implied comparison in which one thing is described in terms of another
words which sound like what they mean
a comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanimate object or an animal
an expressed comparison of unlike things in which the words: like, as, resembles, or similar to- are used
something which has meaning in itself, but also represents something beyond itself
the writer's attitude toward his subject
author of The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
major characters of the Scarlett Letter
Hester Prynne, Pearl, Dimmesdale, Chillingworth
Theme of The Scarlet Letter
Sin and its consequences
Chillingworth's famous quote
"THOU HAST ESCAPED ME!!"-spoken of Dimmesdale

"Daintiness she had decided should be the key note of her supper box."

Cabbages is Beautiful! By Ferber

"Almost did I get down the hall."

Mama and the Hospital by Forbes

"When John got old, he found solace in his child."

The Baby Party by Fitzgerald

"There is something about him that looks American."

The Enemy by Buck

"Humans should not be like enimals. They should be thinking."

Mr. K*A*P*L*A*N Cuts a Gordian Knot by Ross

"The thought that cats can take care of themselves was all the luck that old man would have."

Old Man at the Bridge by Hemingway