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In the quote The play area was bordered by wood-slat benches where old-country people sat cracking roasted watermelon seeds with their golden teeth and scattering the husks to an impatient gathering of gurgling pigeons, which of the following terms
a) simile
b) metaphor
c) imagery
d) personification

Something that stands for or represents something else (like the combin The Rules of the Game) is a(n)
a) symbol
b) paradox
c) allusion
d) hyperbole

Which of the following BEST fits a theme from The Gift of the Magi?
a) The couple both gave up their prized possession for the other.
b) Don't sacrifice who you are for someone else.
c) The ultimate sacrifice is giving of yourself.
d) The woman cut her hair to give her husband the gift he wanted most.

The oriole nest in the elm was untenanted and rocked back and forth like an empty cradle is an example of...
a) Personification
b) Simile
c) Metaphor
d) Symbol

A grindstone stands where the bleeding tree stood, just outside the kitchen door is an example of
a) Personification
b) Metaphor
c) Simile
d) Symbol

I did not know then that pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death is an example of...
a) Personification
b) Metaphor
c) Simile
d) Hyperbole

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
c) the narrator in The Scarlet Ibis
d) Mme Forrestier in The Necklace

Which of the following is the setting in Three Questions?
a) The hermit's house in the woods
b) A cold, snowy day in January
c) A peasant's house in the kingdom
d) The King wants three questions answered.

Several allusions were used in The Gift of The Magi. Which of the following is NOT an allusion in the story?
a) King of Solomon
b) The Magi
c) Queen of Sheba
d) Sir James Dillingham Young

In The Scarlet Ibis, the narrator was the main character in the story. From which point of view was this story told?
a) First Person
b) Second Person
c) Third Person
d) Omniscient

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