LITR 221 Quiz 1in English by MMs
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APUS CLE : LITR221
Quiz 1 - Weeks 1 & 2
Question 1 of 10
What, above all, does the speaker admire about the oak in I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing?
A.its fierce beauty
D.its contented solitude
Question 2 of 10
In A Noiseless Patient Spider, to what does the speaker compare the spiders launching of filament?
A.America spreading across the continent
B.his souls spiritual quest
C.the mysticism of the East
Question 3 of 10
In the excerpt from Roughing It, why does the bull climb a tree?
A. to attack the storyteller
B.to escape a rattlesnake
C.to escape the buffalo hunt
D.to get out of the heat
Question 4 of 10
In How to Tell a Story, what to Twain is the difference between a humorous story and a comic story and a witty story.
A.a humorous story is American
B.a humorous story may wander
C.a humorous story is high and delicate art
D.all of the above
Question 5 of 10
In The Passing of Grandison, why does Dick Owens try to help Grandison escape?
A.he thinks slavery is wrong
B.to impress Charity
C.to get revenge on his father
D.all of the above
Question 6 of 10
Why doesnt Grandison take advantage of the opportunity Dick offered him?
A.he is plotting to escape with his whole family
B.he likes plantation life
C.the abolitionists want to use him for a cause
D.the colonel is a fair master
Question 7 of 10
In The Yellow Wallpaper, what does the husband of the narrator forbid her to do?
Question 8 of 10
What is Mrs. Slade secret which she reveals to Mrs. Ansley?
A.that she forged a love letter to Mrs. Ansley when they were young women
B. that she was in love with her husband
C. that she did not try to help her when she was ill
D.that she sent her to the Colisseum and arranged an accident to befall her there
Question 9 of 10
In Roman Fever, what best describes the relationship, through the years, of Mrs. Ansley and Mrs. Slade?
A.cordial but tense
Question 10 of 10
What is Johns reaction (in "The Yellow Wallpaper") at the end of the story when he enters his wifes room?
A.applauds her efforts
C.slaps her in an effort to bring her back to reality
D.runs out to call Dr. Silas Mitchell