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3 A Raisin in the Sun Why did Mama call Walter a disgrace to his father's memory? He had become too concerned with money and had lost traditional family values. He had become too concerned with money and had lost traditional family values. He was too eager to spend the money Mama would receive from his father's insurance policy. He was too eager to spend the money Mama would receive from his father's insurance policy. He beat his wife and disgraced his mother. He beat his wife and disgraced his mother. He had turned his back on God and had become an alcoholic. He had turned his back on God and had become an alcoholic.

4 A Raisin in the Sun What is the setting of the play? in an apartment in Chicago’s Southside in an apartment in Chicago’s Southside in a boarding house in New York City in a boarding house in New York City in a quiet house in a Chicago suburb in a quiet house in a Chicago suburb in an apartment in a small town in Illinois in an apartment in a small town in Illinois

5 A Raisin in the Sun Which of the following statements BEST expresses a key theme of the play? Family is more important than money. Family is more important than money. Discrimination is wrong. Hard work will help people achieve their goals Hard work will help people achieve their goals It is important to honor one’s heritage. It is important to honor one’s heritage.

6 A Raisin in the Sun An example of external conflict from Act I is when: Walter struggles with other family members over money Walter struggles with other family members over money Beneatha struggles to choose between George and Asagai Beneatha struggles to choose between George and Asagai Mama struggles with Ruth for control of the family Mama struggles with Ruth for control of the family Travis struggles to keep his grades up in school Travis struggles to keep his grades up in school

7 A Raisin in the Sun Which of the following best describes Beneatha? Realist searching for her own identity Realist searching for her own identity Idealist who dreams of having her own house Idealist who dreams of having her own house Deeply religious and devoted to her family Deeply religious and devoted to her family Assimilationist

8 A Raisin in the Sun Mama’s plant symbolizes: her hopes for the future the love that she and her late husband shared the love that she and her late husband shared her own inner state the cultural climate the family lives in the cultural climate the family lives in

9 Literary TermsLiterary Terms An indirect reference to a person, place, event, work of literature, art, etc. Allusion Personification Metaphor Symbol

10 Literary TermsLiterary Terms Giving an inanimate object human-like charactistics Personification Simile Allusion Metaphor

11 Literary TermsLiterary Terms A comparison using like or as Simile Metaphor Onomatopoeia Personification

12 Poetry TermsPoetry Terms The repetition of an initial consonant sound in nearby words Alliteration Consonance Onomatopoeia Assonance

13 Poetry TermsPoetry Terms The repetition of a vowel sound in nearby words Assonance Consonance Exact Rhyme Alliteration

14 Poetry TermsPoetry Terms Sheep Deep Exact Rhyme Slant Rhyme No Rhyme Sight Rhyme

15 Literary TermsLiterary Terms The group of people for which a passage has been written Target Audience Reader Publisher Editor

16 “Streetcar” Stanley tells Stella that Blanch is well known in Laurel but not respected. True False

17 “Streetcar” When Stella is in the hospital having her baby, Blanche seduces Stanley. False True

18 “Streetcar” Blanche encourages Stella to leave Stanley because he is violent. True False

19 “Streetcar” Blanche comes to stay with the Kowalskis because of Stella’s pregnancy. False True

20 “Streetcar” According to Stanley, the Napoleonic Code means that: what belongs to one spouse belongs to the other. what belongs to one spouse belongs to the other. in-laws are not legally part of the family. in-laws are not legally part of the family. it is a man’s right to rule his family. it is a man’s right to rule his family.

21 “Streetcar” Stanley found out that Blanche was fired from her teaching job in Laurel because she was: involved with a seventeen-year- old. involved with a seventeen-year- old. not teaching the required material. not teaching the required material. having an affair with the superintendent, Mr. Graves. having an affair with the superintendent, Mr. Graves.

22 “Streetcar” Because Stanley wants Blanche out of his life, his birthday present to her is a: one-way bus ticket back to Laurel one-way bus ticket back to Laurel two-week cruise of the Caribbean two-week cruise of the Caribbean new fur to add to her collection month’s free rent on her own apartment month’s free rent on her own apartment

23 “Streetcar” Which of these best represents Blanche’s decaying false reality? the paper lantern that Mitch tore off the light the paper lantern that Mitch tore off the light the broken plates that Stanley threw on the floor the broken plates that Stanley threw on the floor Blanche’s costume jewelry Blanche’s need to drink all the time Blanche’s need to drink all the time

24 “Streetcar” Which of the following attitudes is most likely linked to Blanche’s Old South upbringing? her constant reference to Stanley as “common” and inferior her constant reference to Stanley as “common” and inferior her need for Stella to wait on her hand and foot her need for Stella to wait on her hand and foot her tendency to bathe often

25 “Streetcar” Which of the following best characterizes Stanley as animalistic and primitive? [He hurls a plate to the floor.] “That’s how I’ll clear the table!” [He hurls a plate to the floor.] “That’s how I’ll clear the table!” “Nothing belongs on a poker table but cards, chips, and whiskey.” “Nothing belongs on a poker table but cards, chips, and whiskey.” “How right you was, baby. I was common as dirt.” “How right you was, baby. I was common as dirt.”

26 “A Rose for Emily” What is unclear to the reader when Emily buys rat poison from the druggist? the reason that she buys the poison the reason that she buys the poison the amount of rat poison she buys the amount of rat poison she buys the kind of poison she wants to buy the kind of poison she wants to buy the amount she pays for the poison the amount she pays for the poison

27 “A Rose for Emily” How might the result of the minister's visit be considered ambiguous? The reader knows he refused to go back but can only guess what may have happened. The reader knows he refused to go back but can only guess what may have happened. The reader sees how Emily treats visitors, and his experience was similar. The reader sees how Emily treats visitors, and his experience was similar. The reader can assume the minister was successful. The reader can assume the minister was successful. The reader knows that Emily is not easily influenced, so the minister gave up. The reader knows that Emily is not easily influenced, so the minister gave up.

28 “A Rose for Emily” Why did the ladies of Jefferson force the minister to call on Emily? Emily was becoming a disgrace and setting a bad example. Emily was becoming a disgrace and setting a bad example. Emily was in need of charity but wouldn't admit it. Emily was in need of charity but wouldn't admit it. Emily was in need of counseling during her loss. Emily was in need of counseling during her loss. Emily had sinned and they wanted her to pray. Emily had sinned and they wanted her to pray.

29 “A Rose for Emily” Why were the people glad when it was learned that after Miss Emily's father died, all that was left to her was the house? She had suddenly become more like them. She had suddenly become more like them. They had always envied her good fortune. They had always envied her good fortune. The house was worth a lot of money. The house was worth a lot of money. The people of Jefferson were gossips. The people of Jefferson were gossips.

30 Poetry: Langston Hughes Which line from “Dream Variations” gives you a clue about what the speaker looks like? “Dark like me—” “To fling my arms wide” “A tall, slim tree …” “That is my dream!”

31 Poetry: Langston Hughes In “I, Too,” what does the word “too” in the first and last lines emphasize in the poem? The speaker is part of the American experience. The speaker is part of the American experience. The speaker is anticipating a radical change. The speaker is anticipating a radical change. The speaker is American. The speaker is a well-known American musician. The speaker is a well-known American musician.

32 Poetry: Langston Hughes “I, Too” is best described as: A response to Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” A response to Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” A collection of poems about nature A collection of poems about nature A sonnet A replica of Frost’s “Birches”

33 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” How does Mr. Shiftlet gain Mrs. Crater's trust? by teaching Lucynell to say “bird” by teaching Lucynell to say “bird” by buying a new fanbelt for the car by buying a new fanbelt for the car by speaking of his background by admiring the sunset

34 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” How are Mrs. Crater and Mr. Shiftlet alike? They are both obsessed with an idea. They are both obsessed with an idea. They both want to improve the farm. They both want to improve the farm. They are both protective of Lucynell. They are both protective of Lucynell. They both want the car to work. They both want the car to work.

35 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” What can you predict, based on Mr. Shiftlet's statement that a person's spirit is always “on the move”? He will leave after he fixes the car. He will leave after he fixes the car. He will continue to try to fix the car. He will continue to try to fix the car. He will stay and work on the farm. He will stay and work on the farm. He and Lucynell will live in the house. He and Lucynell will live in the house.

36 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” When Mr. Shiftlet meets the old woman and her daughter, the author's description of him conveys the impression that he is most interested in the car in the yard. possibility of a job. chance to teach the daughter. location of the farm.

37 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” Which of the following statements by the old woman is ironic? “‘And I wouldn't let no man have her but you because I seen you would do right.’” “‘And I wouldn't let no man have her but you because I seen you would do right.’” “‘One that can't talk,’ she continued, ‘can't sass you back or use foul language.’” “‘One that can't talk,’ she continued, ‘can't sass you back or use foul language.’” “‘Are you married or are you single?’” “‘Are you married or are you single?’” “‘She can sweep the floor, cook, wash, feed the chickens, and hoe.’” “‘She can sweep the floor, cook, wash, feed the chickens, and hoe.’”

38 “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” Which of the following statements by Mr. Shiftlet should have alerted Mrs. Crater that he wasn’t to be trusted? “Lady, nowadays, people’ll do anything anyways...people don’t care how they lie.” “Lady, nowadays, people’ll do anything anyways...people don’t care how they lie.” “Lady, there’s some men that some things mean more to them than money.” “Lady, there’s some men that some things mean more to them than money.” “I’d give a fortune to live where I could see me a sun do that every evening.” “I’d give a fortune to live where I could see me a sun do that every evening.” “Tools. I’m a carpenter.”

39 “The First Seven Years” Why does Feld want Max to date Miriam? Max is a college student. Max has expressed interest in Miriam. Max has expressed interest in Miriam. Max is a peddler's son. Miriam has said she likes Max.

40 “The First Seven Years” After a long time, what is Feld's epiphany, or realization, about Sobel? Sobel loves Miriam. Sobel hates working for Feld. Miriam loves Sobel. Sobel wants his own business.

41 “The First Seven Years” How does the title “The First Seven Years” connect to the epiphany, or realization, that Feld has about Sobel? Sobel will work for Feld for seven years before he can court Miriam. Sobel will work for Feld for seven years before he can court Miriam. Sobel will leave Feld's employment after seven years as his assistant. Sobel will leave Feld's employment after seven years as his assistant. Miriam will work for seven years and then go to college. Miriam will work for seven years and then go to college. Miriam will date Max for seven years and then marry Sobel. Miriam will date Max for seven years and then marry Sobel.

42 “The First Seven Years” Based on the information in the story, what can a reader reasonably predict about Miriam? She will probably marry Sobel. She will probably date Max again. She will probably date Max again. She will probably lose interest in books. She will probably lose interest in books. She will probably go to college.

43 “The First Seven Years” Which of the following is one way in which the story reflects the author’s life? The author was from an immigrant family, and his father wanted a better life for him just as Feld wanted for Miriam. The author was from an immigrant family, and his father wanted a better life for him just as Feld wanted for Miriam. The author was a Russian immigrant who wanted his daughter to marry a student. The author was a Russian immigrant who wanted his daughter to marry a student. The author suffered from a heart condition like Feld. The author suffered from a heart condition like Feld. The author was a shoemaker like Feld. The author was a shoemaker like Feld.

44 “The First Seven Years” How does Feld misunderstand “education”? At the start of the story, he thinks that a college degree is the only indicator of an education. At the start of the story, he thinks that a college degree is the only indicator of an education. At the start of the story, he thinks that one must be old in order to be educated. At the start of the story, he thinks that one must be old in order to be educated. At the start of the story, he thinks that being a doctor or lawyer is the only indication of being educated. At the start of the story, he thinks that being a doctor or lawyer is the only indication of being educated. At the start of the story, he thinks that one must have on- the-job work experience in order to be educated. At the start of the story, he thinks that one must have on- the-job work experience in order to be educated.

45 “Marigolds” Which of the following best describes the narrator’s feelings toward the Depression? apathy, because her family was used to the poverty that came with the Depression apathy, because her family was used to the poverty that came with the Depression fear, because her family lost everything and had nowhere to turn fear, because her family lost everything and had nowhere to turn remorse, because she associated the Depression as the end of all happiness remorse, because she associated the Depression as the end of all happiness surprise, because she too young to understand how the Depression could happen surprise, because she too young to understand how the Depression could happen

46 “Marigolds” What cultural context is revealed in the following passage? I don’t know what it was that we were waiting for; certainly not for the prosperity that was “just around the corner,” for those were white folks’ words, which we never believed. Nor did we wait for hard work and thrift to pay off in shining success, as the American Dream promised, for we knew better than that, too. The African American community in which the narrator lived did not hold the same beliefs as many of the white communities. The African American community in which the narrator lived did not hold the same beliefs as many of the white communities. The African American community in which the narrator lived believed in the power of prayer. The African American community in which the narrator lived believed in the power of prayer. The African American community in which the narrator lived believed that fate ruled their lives. The African American community in which the narrator lived believed that fate ruled their lives. The African American community in which the narrator lived very much believed in the American Dream. The African American community in which the narrator lived very much believed in the American Dream.

47 “Marigolds Why did Lizabeth dislike the marigolds in Miss Lottie’s yard? They didn’t fit in with the picture of total decay. They didn’t fit in with the picture of total decay. They were her least favorite flower. They were her least favorite flower. Miss Lottie had stolen the flower from her father’s garden store. Miss Lottie had stolen the flower from her father’s garden store. She was allergic to them, and the pollen made her sick every year. She was allergic to them, and the pollen made her sick every year.

48 “Marigolds” How did Miss Lottie react when Lizabeth destroyed the marigolds? She just stood there in awe because she no longer had anything to protect. She just stood there in awe because she no longer had anything to protect. She was furious and began beating her. She was furious and began beating her. She called Lizabeth’s parents and asked them to pay for new flowers. She called Lizabeth’s parents and asked them to pay for new flowers. She broke down in tears and begged her to fix it. She broke down in tears and begged her to fix it.

49 Poetry: Robert Frost In Frost’s “Birches,” how do the birch trees actually get bent over? by an ice storm by a bulldozer by a woodsman chopping them by a tornado

50 Poetry: Robert Frost How would the author like to think the birches got bent over? a boy swinging on them a tornado a giant stepping on them a sand storm

51 Poetry: Robert Frost This is an example of what poetic device: “They click upon themselves/ As the breeze rises, and turn many-colored/ As the stir cracks and crazes their enamel”? onomatopoeia simile personification metaphor

52 Poetry: Robert Frost Which of the following is a metaphor from “Birches”? “Such heaps of broken glass to sweep away” “Such heaps of broken glass to sweep away” “Then he flung outward, feet first, with a swish,” “Then he flung outward, feet first, with a swish,” “One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.” “One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.” “And life is too much like a pathless wood” “And life is too much like a pathless wood”

53 Poetry: Robert Frost What type of rhyme is in the following excerpt from “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”? Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; Exact Slant Internal Sight

54 The Secret Life of Bees Lily chooses to go to Tiburon because she sees the name on the back of the black Mary picture. she sees the name on the back of the black Mary picture. she has heard about the three sisters who make honey. she has heard about the three sisters who make honey. she knows she has relatives there. she knows she has relatives there. she stops there on her way to Virginia. she stops there on her way to Virginia.

55 The Secret Life of Bees What made Lily first ask if someone in the house knew her mother? May leaving the graham crackers to lure out the roaches May leaving the graham crackers to lure out the roaches T. Ray showing up at the house August reading the Jane Eyre book August reading the Jane Eyre book June trying to send her away

56 The Secret Life of Bees The historical event that influences the action of the novel is Lyndon Johnson signing the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 Lyndon Johnson signing the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 The bombing of Pearl Harbor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s march on Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s march on Washington, D.C. Rosa Parks being arrested and the beginnings of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks being arrested and the beginnings of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

57 The Secret Life of Bees Which of the following was NOT true about Lily’s mother? She was divorcing T. Ray and going to live in Tiburon without Lily. She was divorcing T. Ray and going to live in Tiburon without Lily. She returned home to get Lily and bring her back to Tiburon. She returned home to get Lily and bring her back to Tiburon. She was depressed after marrying T. Ray. She was depressed after marrying T. Ray. She stayed with the honey ladies for three months while married to T. Ray. She stayed with the honey ladies for three months while married to T. Ray.

58 The Secret Life of Bees “[the bees sounded] like a radio tuned to static in the next room” Simile Metaphor Symbolism Personification

59 The Secret Life of Bees “I didn’t pay attention to the knock. Later I would remember it didn’t sound like an ordinary knock. More like a fist pounding.” Allusion Metaphor Symbolism Foreshadowing

60 The Secret Life of Bees “The word [impossibility] is a great big log thrown on the fires of love” Allusion Foreshadowing Symbolism Metaphor

61 The Secret Life of Bees Lily states her eyes are similar to those of "Sophia Loren's" Simile Foreshadowing Symbolism Allusion

62 The Secret Life of Bees “I would pull out the wooden picture and tell [August] every last thing, and then she would explain about my mother...If only that had happened, instead of what did.” Simile Metaphor Symbolism Foreshadowing

63 The Secret Life of Bees “From a distance it will look like a big painting you might see in a museum...” Allusion Metaphor Symbolism Simile

64 The Secret Life of Bees [Mr. Gatson’s] smile appeared in the rearview mirror. “I can’t say what men riled up like that will do.” Allusion Metaphor Symbolism Foreshadowing

65 The Secret Life of Bees “One at a time they went and touched [Our Lady’s] fading red heart.” Allusion Personification Simile Symbolism

66 The Secret Life of Bees Lily called T. Ray from Mr. Forrester’s office and asked if he knew her favorite color. False True

67 The Secret Life of Bees Lily called T. Ray from Mr. Forrester’s office and asked if he knew her favorite color. False True

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