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The cough is a mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a cough and Dead birds is bad luck are both examples of
a) Flashbacks b) Paradox c) Hyperbole d) Foreshadowing
What did Jim sell in The Gift of the Magi to buy a gift for his wife?
a) A necklace b) His watch c) His gun d) His pocketknife
In The Scarlet Ibis, what did the narrator teach his brother to do?
a) to draw b) to go to school c) to shoot a gun d) to walk
What was Fortunato going to the catacombs with Montressor to find in The Cask of Amontillado?
a) A wine Amontillado b) his friends c) bones and skeletons d) a room
The MOOD of the story is the feeling that the author portrays when writing the story.
a) True b) False c) d)
Who was the Protagonist in The Rules of the Game?
a) Meimei's mother b) Meimei c) Lau Po d) Vincent - Meimei's brother
In Amy Tan's The Rules of the Game, the comb referred to in the quote represents what? One day, as she struggled to weave a hard-toothed comb through my disobedient hair, I had a sly thought.
a) Her mother's punishment b) Her mother's rules c) Her aggravation at her mother d) Her mother's hard life
Which of the following characters is NOT an example of a round character?
a) Montressor in The Cask Of Amontillado b) Mme. Loisel in The Necklace (Mrs.) c) the narrator in The Scarlet Ibis d) Mme. Forrestier in The Necklace
Which element in the story The Cask of Amontillado MOST affected the TONE of the story?
a) setting b) theme c) point of view d) characters
What was Montressor's motivation in The Cask of Amontillado?
a) Fortunato insulted him many times. b) Fortunato took his wine. c) Fortunato injured him. d) Fortunato made him leave the Carnival.
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