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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

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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