Rebellion Unit Quiz 2

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Rebellion Unit Quiz 2

Into the Wild Chapters 5-8 and Poetic Analysis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Short Answer: What are the possible reasons why McCandless took his journey into the wild? There are the things he said, but there are also the things he did not say that could tell us even more. At this point in the novel, can you identify any reasons (stated or unstated) that can explain McCandless’ behavior?  
  • 2. 
    In Chapter 5,  "Alex" complains about those he calls, "plastic people." What does he mean by that? Be specific.
  • 3. 
    Chapter 8 includes the stories of three people who, like "Alex" went out into the wilderness to find something and ended up paying with their lives. Using specific details,  discuss how one of these three people was similar to and different from "Alex."
  • 4. 
    Describe how the unit theme of rebellion plays a role in the lives of the three people described in chapter 8.
  • 5. 
    "Alex" is able to reconnect with Jan and Bob in Chapter five. Where are they living when he meets up with them?
    • A. 

      Bullhead City

    • B. 

      The Slabs

    • C. 

      Oh-My-God Hot Springs

    • D. 

      San Diego

  • 6. 
    Where does Wayne Westerberg live?
    • A. 

      Anchorage, Alaska

    • B. 

      Bullhead City, Nevada

    • C. 

      Carthage, South Dakota

    • D. 

      Fargo, North Dakota

  • 7. 
    When Wayne was shorthanded on the farm, he asked "Alex" to stay another week to help him out. However, "Alex" was too locked in to Alaska and said no. What did Wayne offer to do for "Alex" if he stayed?
    • A. 

      Pay him double

    • B. 

      Drive him to Alaska

    • C. 

      Buy him a plane ticket

    • D. 

      Buy him a train ticket

  • 8. 
    What poetic device is being used in this line from "The Raven?" 
    • And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    The fire CRACKLED. The capitalized word is an example of...
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 10. 
    What poetic device is being used here:  He was as tall as a tree.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Haiku

  • 11. 
    If you were frustrated about this test and said, "In ten billion years, I could never find an exam more irritating that this one!" then you would be using which poetic device?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 12. 
    John is an ox!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 13. 
    The wind cries with icy streaks of winter torment.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Elegy

  • 14. 
    Poor Carl McCunn made several bad decisions. Which of the following was the one that doomed him?
    • A. 

      He neglected to read the books about what food was safe to eat.

    • B. 

      He decided not to bring along a guide.

    • C. 

      He did not arrange for a return flight out.

    • D. 

      He thought that he could live on what he found.

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