intro to lit - test 4

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tone

attitude through diction

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anecdote

a short term story about a real person or incident

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juxtaposing

the fact of two things being placed close together with contrasting effects

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1920

what decade was the height of the Harlem Renaissance?

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World War II

what was NOT a factor that led to the first great migration?

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humanized the black experience and paved the way for the civil rights movement

what major impact did the Harlem Renaissance have on American society?

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im too busy sharpening my oyster knife

what metaphor does Hurston use to demonstrate that she doesn't accept the self-pitying role of victim?

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the operation was successful and the patient is doing well

what metaphor does Hurston use to evaluate slavery?

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confident

what best describes the tone of hurstons essay?

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a bird that flies away

in harlem, Hughes asks what happens to a dream deferred, what is NOT an answer he proposes?

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prostitution

what is the subject matter of mckays poem "harlem shadows"?

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exclusion of African Americans in society

in mckays poem "the white house", the white house serves as a metaphor for what?

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Joplin, mo

where was Langston hughes born?

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1845

when was Frederick Douglass' narrative published?

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William Lloyd garrison

who wrote the original preface for Douglass?

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maryland

where was Frederick Douglass born?

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rhetoric

the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing

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memoir

a narrative form based on the authors personal memories

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slaves narrative

a literary work that involves autobiographical accounts of enslaved Africans

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true

Frederick Douglass did not know his exact birthday

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false

Douglass only published one autobiography in his lifetime

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true

douglass is important because it illuminates the power of language as a tool for freedom

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scene

a section or subdivision of a play that presents continuous action

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set

the design, decoration, and scenery of the stage during a play

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dialogue

words spoken by characters in a literary work

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satire

the use of humor, irony, or exaggeration to expose or criticize people's stupidity or vices

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pun

a joke exploiting possible meanings of a word

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irony

situation or statement characterized by a difference in what is expected or understood and what is actually meant

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a London apartment

act 1 of "the importance of being Ernest" begins where?

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Algernon's imaginary friend

who is Bunbury?

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Algernon's butler

who is lane?

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Cecily

who does algernon propose to?

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algernon

who is jack's brother?

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miss prism

who mistakenly put jack as an infant into a handbag instead of the bassinet?

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