English literature

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The author of the following quote, “There is the western gate, Luke Havergal / There are the crimson leaves upon the wall. / Go for the winds are tearing them away, / Nor think to riddle the dead words they say . . . ” is

  1. Edwin Arlington Robinson.
  2. Kate Chopin.
  3. Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” is a powerful illustration of the

  1. cruel irony of fate.
  2. harshness of the natural landscape.
  3. nature of a good marriage.

A point of view of ________is used in Bierce’s “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

  1. omniscient
  2. first person
  3. second person

Who wrote the following, “The man was shocked. It was as though he had just heard his own sentence of death. For a moment he sat and stared at the spot where the fire had been”?

  1. Jack London
  2. Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. Willa Cather

“This communication, worn and rubbed, looking as though it had been carried for some days in a coat pocket that was none too clean, was from my uncle Howard” is an example of

  1. Realism
  2. Naturalism

“I found Simon Wheeler dozing comfortably by the barroom stove of the dilapidated tavern in the decayed mining camp of Angel’s, and I noticed that he was fat and baldheaded, and had an expression of winning gentleness and simplicity upon his tranquil countenance” is

  1. Realism
  2. Naturalism

Why is this statement direct characterization? “I called on good-natured, garrulous old Simon Wheeler . . . ”

  1. It tells us directly about Simon Wheeler.
  2. It lets readers form their own opinions of Simon Wheeler.

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If we wanted to find the author’s use of dramatic irony, which of the following lines from “The Story of an Hour” best shows it?

  1. “And yet she had loved him–sometimes. Often she had not. What did it matter!”
  2. “Louise, open the door! I beg; open the door–you will make yourself ill.”
  3. “She wept at once, with sudden, wild abandonment, in her sister’s arms.”

Which of the following elements might be included in a text to demonstrate local color?

  1. memorable characters
  2. attention to particular dialects and speaking styles
  3. exaggerated situations