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Final Exam Review

Final Exam Review. English 11. The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Genre : Drama, Allegory Major characters : John Proctor * Elizabeth Proctor Abigail Williams ** Reverend Hale Reverend Parris ** Reverend Danforth ** *Protagonist **Antagonist. Setting : Salem, Massachusetts, 1692

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Final Exam Review

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  1. Final Exam Review English 11

  2. The Crucibleby Arthur Miller • Genre: Drama, Allegory • Major characters: • John Proctor* • Elizabeth Proctor • Abigail Williams** • Reverend Hale • Reverend Parris** • Reverend Danforth** *Protagonist **Antagonist • Setting: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692 • Themes: intolerance, reputation, hysteria • The events in the play are an allegory for the Red Scare and McCarthyism of the 1950’s. • http://youtu.be/TLpxwzlEzeE

  3. Who said it? • “I have trouble enough without I come five mile to hear him preach only hellfire and bloody damnation. Take it to heart, Mr. Parris. There are many others who stay away from church these days because you hardly ever mention God any more.” • “I want to open myself! . . . I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!”

  4. Who said it? • “Beware this man, Your Excellency, this man is mischief.” • “This man is killing his neighbors for their land!” • “. . . for it may well be God damns a liar less than he that throws his life away for pride.” • “I say--I say--God is dead!” • “The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you.”

  5. Macbethby William Shakespeare • Genre: Drama • Major characters: • Macbeth* • Lady Macbeth • Banquo • Macduff** • Malcolm & Donalbain • King Duncan *Protagonist **Antagonist • Setting: Scotland • Themes: the dangerous nature of ambition, power, the supernatural, fate vs. free will • Foils: Banquo and Macduff • http://youtu.be/uzAujyWpK_s

  6. Who said it? • “The Thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now? What, will these hands ne'er be clean?” • “Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand?” • “I dreamt last night of the three weïrd sisters: To you they have show’d some truth.” • “Upon my head they plac’d a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe, Thence to be wrench’d with an unlineal hand, No son of mine succeeding.”

  7. Who said it? • “The Prince of Cumberland! that is a stepOn which I must fall down, or else o'erleap,For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires;Let not light see my black and deep desires.” • “Come, you spiritsthat tend on mortal thoughts! unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top full of direst cruelty; make thick my blood.” • “No more that thane of Cawdor shall deceive our bosom interest: go pronounce his present death,And with his former title greet Macbeth.”

  8. Adventures of Huckleberry Finnby Mark Twain • Genre: Fiction, Satire • Major Characters: • Huck • Jim • Pap • The King and Duke • The Grangerfords and Shepherdsons • Colonel Sherburn • The Wilks Sisters • Setting: 1830’s-40’s, various locales along the Mississippi River • Point of View: First Person, unreliable narrator • Themes: Racism, slavery, freedom, hypocrisy of “civilized society” • http://youtu.be/8sBQg4fZ-ho

  9. Who said it? • “After supper she got out her book and learned me about Moses and the Bulrushers and I was in a sweat to find out all about him; but by and by she let it out that Moses had been dead a considerable long time; so then I didn't care no more about him, because I don't take no stock in dead people.” • “Who told you you might meddle with such hifalut'n foolishness, hey?” • “The pitifulest thing out is a mob; that's what an army is--a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers. But a mob without any MAN at the head of it is BENEATH pitifulness.”

  10. Who said it? • “I was a-trembling, because I'd got to decide, forever, betwixt two things, and I knowed it. I studied a minute, sort of holding my breath, and then says to myself: ‘All right, then, I'll GO to hell.’” • “Well, den, deyain't no sense in a cat talkin' like a man. Is a cow a man? – er is a cow a cat?" • “I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can’t stand it. I been there before.”

  11. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglassby Frederick Douglass • Genre: nonfiction, autobiography, slave narrative • Major characters: • Frederick Douglass • Captain Anthony • Colonel Lloyd • Hugh and Sophia Auld • Thomas Auld • Mr. Covey • Mr. Freeland • Setting: 1818-41, various parts of Maryland, including Baltimore; later New York and Massachusetts • Point of View: First person • Themes: ignorance as a tool of slavery, knowledge as the path to freedom, slavery’s damaging effects on slaves and slaveholders

  12. Who said it? • "I was broken in body, soul, and spirit. My natural elasticity was crushed, my intellect languished, the disposition to read departed, the cheerful spark that lingered about my eye died; the dark night of slavery closed in upon me; and behold a man transformed into a brute!" • “If you teach that nigger (speaking of myself) how to read, there would be no keeping him. It would forever unfit him to be a slave. He would at once become unmanageable, and of no value to his master. As to himself, it could do him no good, but a great deal of harm. It would make him discontented and unhappy."

  13. The Great Gatsbyby F. Scott Fitzgerald • Genre: Fiction • Major characters: • Nick Carraway • Jay Gatsby* • Daisy Buchanan • Tom Buchanan** • Jordan Baker • Myrtle Wilson • George Wilson • Setting: 1920’s New York Long Island and NYC) • East Egg- old $ • West Egg- new $ • Point of View: First Person (Nick) • Themes: American Dream, the difference between social classes, the role of the past in dreaming of the future • Symbols: green light, eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg, valley of ashes, East Egg, West Egg

  14. Who said it? • “He thinks she goes to see her sister in New York. He's so dumb he doesn't know he's alive.” • “All right...I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” • “Can't repeat the past?…Why of course you can!” • “I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife. Well, if that's the idea you can count me out.”

  15. Who said it? • “God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doing. You may fool me, but you can't fool God!” • "They are a rotten crowd," I shouted across the lawn. "You're worth the whole damn bunch put together.“ • “When a man gets killed I never like to get mixed up in it in any way. I keep out. When I was a young man it was different...I stuck with them to the end...Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.” • “I hate careless people. That’s why I like you.”

  16. http://youtu.be/e6Iu29TNfkM

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