a. people were disillusioned and uncertain about our country due to WWI
b. authors were sick of reading Puritan writing
c. of the Great Depression
d. authors wanted to be like the writers of England
a. "a bright yellow that lights up the room"
b. "something strange and eerie"
c. "repellent, almost revolting; a smoldering, unclean yellow"
d. "airy, beautiful to look at"
a. they were smarter than the authors
b. themes were implied, rather than stated
c. it was important that they connected the literature to themselves
d. authors were trying to make readers smarter
a. poetry that rhymes
b. poetry that is only written in free verse
c. poetry that had concrete images and the language of everyday speech
d. poetry that has a specific meter and style
b. New York
a. "She is a perfect enthusiastic housekeeper, and hopes for no better profession."
b. "You see he does not believe I am sick!"
c. "John laughs at me, of course, but one expects that in marriage."
d. "Personally, I disagree with their ideas."
a. realistic scene
b. series of fantastic images
c. character's sorrow
d. historically important moment
a. write literature that supported WWII
b. capture the essence of modern life
c. encourage all Americans to move to Europe
d. convince readers to agree with their thoughts and opinions
a. literature that moved away from traditional themes
b. literature that moved away from traditional styles
c. literature that used bold experimentation
d. all of the above
a. emotions suggested in the poem
b. simplicity of the images and language
c. use of musical rhythms
d. lack of rhyme
a. imitating the flow of a character's perceptions and memories
b. writing from 3rd person omniscient point of view
c. writing from an unconscious character's point of view
d. examining the loss of innocence in people
a. remove all uncertainty about what he is trying to say
b. allow the reader to draw his or her own conclusions
c. de-emphasize the importance of language
d. reduce the story to its essentials
a. Self-discipline is important to him.
b. It is his duty as an officer to become fit for service.
c. His injury is improving rapidly.
d. He wants to talk with the narrator.