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A Raisin in the
Sun
Why did Mama
call Walter a
disgrace to his
father's memory?
He had turned his back on God
and had become an alcoholic.
He was too eager to spend the
money Mama would receive
from his father's insurance
policy.
He had become too concerned
with money and had lost
traditional family values.
He beat his wife and disgraced
his mother.
A Raisin in the
Sun
in a quiet house in a Chicago
suburb
in a boarding house in New
York City
What is the
setting of the
play?
in an apartment in a small
town in Illinois
in an apartment in Chicago’s
Southside
A Raisin in the
Sun
Discrimination is wrong.
Family is more important than
money.
Which of the
following
statements BEST
expresses a key
theme of the play?
It is important to honor one’s
heritage.
Hard work will help people
achieve their goals
A Raisin in the
Sun
Walter struggles with other
family members over money
Beneatha struggles to choose
between George and Asagai
An example of
external conflict
from Act I is
when:
Travis struggles to keep his
grades up in school
Mama struggles with Ruth for
control of the family
A Raisin in the
Sun
Assimilationist
Idealist who dreams of having
her own house
Which of the
following best
describes
Beneatha?
Realist searching for her own
identity
Deeply religious and devoted
to her family
A Raisin in the
Sun
her own inner state
the love that she and her late
husband shared
Mama’s plant
symbolizes:
the cultural climate the family
lives in
her hopes for the future
Literary Terms
Allusion
Personification
An indirect
reference to a
person, place,
event, work of
literature, art, etc.
Symbol
Metaphor
Simile
Literary Terms
Personification
Giving an
inanimate object
human-like
charactistics
Metaphor
Allusion
Onomatopoeia
Literary Terms
Metaphor
A comparison
using like or as
Personification
Simile
Assonance
Poetry Terms
Consonance
The repetition of
an initial
consonant sound
in nearby words
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Poetry Terms
Assonance
Consonance
The repetition of
a vowel sound in
nearby words
Alliteration
Exact Rhyme
Poetry Terms
Slant Rhyme
Exact Rhyme
Sheep
Deep
Sight Rhyme
No Rhyme
Publisher
Literary Terms
Reader
The group of
people for which
a passage has
been written
Editor
Target Audience
“Streetcar”
True
False
Stanley tells
Stella that Blanch
is well known in
Laurel but not
respected.
True
“Streetcar”
False
When Stella is in
the hospital
having her baby,
Blanche seduces
Stanley.
“Streetcar”
True
False
Blanche
encourages Stella
to leave Stanley
because he is
violent.
True
“Streetcar”
False
Blanche comes to
stay with the
Kowalskis because
of Stella’s
pregnancy.
“Streetcar”
it is a man’s right to rule his
family.
in-laws are not legally part of
the family.
According to
Stanley, the
Napoleonic Code
means that:
what belongs to one spouse
belongs to the other.
“Streetcar”
Stanley found out
that Blanche was
fired from her
teaching job in
Laurel because she
was:
not teaching the required
material.
involved with a seventeen-yearold.
having an affair with the
superintendent, Mr. Graves.
“Streetcar”
one-way bus ticket back to
Laurel
two-week cruise of the
Caribbean
Because Stanley
wants Blanche
out of his life, his
birthday present
to her is a:
month’s free rent on her own
apartment
new fur to add to her collection
Blanche’s costume jewelry
“Streetcar”
the broken plates that Stanley
threw on the floor
Which of these
best represents
Blanche’s
decaying false
reality?
Blanche’s need to drink all the
time
the paper lantern that Mitch
tore off the light
her need for Stella to wait on
her hand and foot
“Streetcar”
Which of the
following attitudes
is most likely
linked to Blanche’s
Old South
upbringing?
her constant reference to
Stanley as “common” and
inferior
her tendency to bathe often
“Streetcar”
Which of the
following best
characterizes
Stanley as
animalistic and
primitive?
[He hurls a plate to the floor.]
“That’s how I’ll clear the
table!”
“Nothing belongs on a poker
table but cards, chips, and
whiskey.”
“How right you was, baby. I
was common as dirt.”
“A Rose for
Emily”
the amount she pays for the
poison
the amount of rat poison she
buys
What is unclear
to the reader
when Emily buys
rat poison from
the druggist?
the reason that she buys the
poison
the kind of poison she wants to
buy
“A Rose for
Emily”
How might the
result of the
minister's visit be
considered
ambiguous?
The reader sees how Emily
treats visitors, and his
experience was similar.
The reader knows he refused to
go back but can only guess
what may have happened.
The reader knows that Emily is
not easily influenced, so the
minister gave up.
The reader can assume the
minister was successful.
“A Rose for
Emily”
Emily was becoming a disgrace
and setting a bad example.
Emily was in need of charity
but wouldn't admit it.
Why did the
ladies of
Jefferson force
the minister to
call on Emily?
Emily had sinned and they
wanted her to pray.
Emily was in need of
counseling during her loss.
“A Rose for
Emily”
Why were the people
glad when it was
learned that after Miss
Emily's father died, all
that was left to her was
the house?
The house was worth a lot of
money.
They had always envied her
good fortune.
The people of Jefferson were
gossips.
She had suddenly become
more like them.
Poetry:
Langston
Hughes
“A tall, slim tree …”
“To fling my arms wide”
Which line from
“Dream
Variations” gives
you a clue about
what the speaker
looks like?
“That is my dream!”
“Dark like me—”
Poetry:
Langston
Hughes
In “I, Too,” what
does the word
“too” in the first
and last lines
emphasize in the
poem?
The speaker is American.
The speaker is part of the
American experience.
The speaker is a well-known
American musician.
The speaker is anticipating a
radical change.
Poetry:
Langston
Hughes
A sonnet
A response to Whitman’s “I
Hear America Singing”
“I, Too” is best
described as:
A replica of Frost’s “Birches”
A collection of poems about
nature
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
How does Mr.
Shiftlet gain Mrs.
Crater's trust?
by buying a new fanbelt for the
car
by teaching Lucynell to say
“bird”
by admiring the sunset
by speaking of his background
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
They are both obsessed with an
idea.
They both want to improve the
farm.
How are Mrs.
Crater and Mr.
Shiftlet alike?
They both want the car to
work.
They are both protective of
Lucynell.
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
What can you predict,
based on Mr. Shiftlet's
statement that a
person's spirit is
always “on the move”?
He will stay and work on the
farm.
He will continue to try to fix
the car.
He and Lucynell will live in the
house.
He will leave after he fixes the
car.
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
chance to teach the daughter.
possibility of a job.
When Mr. Shiftlet meets
the old woman and her
daughter, the author's
description of him
conveys the impression
that he is most interested
in the
car in the yard.
location of the farm.
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
Which of the
following statements
by the old woman is
ironic?
“‘And I wouldn't let no man
have her but you because I seen
you would do right.’”
“‘One that can't talk,’ she
continued, ‘can't sass you back
or use foul language.’”
“‘Are you married or are you
single?’”
“‘She can sweep the floor,
cook, wash, feed the chickens,
and hoe.’”
“The Life You
Save May Be
Your Own”
Which of the
following statements
by Mr. Shiftlet should
have alerted Mrs.
Crater that he wasn’t
to be trusted?
“Lady, nowadays, people’ll do
anything anyways...people
don’t care how they lie.”
“Lady, there’s some men that
some things mean more to
them than money.”
“I’d give a fortune to live where
I could see me a sun do that
every evening.”
“Tools. I’m a carpenter.”
“The First
Seven Years”
Miriam has said she likes Max.
Max has expressed interest in
Miriam.
Why does Feld
want Max to date
Miriam?
Max is a college student.
Max is a peddler's son.
“The First
Seven Years”
Miriam loves Sobel.
Sobel hates working for Feld.
After a long time,
what is Feld's
epiphany, or
realization, about
Sobel?
Sobel wants his own business.
Sobel loves Miriam.
“The First
Seven Years”
How does the title
“The First Seven
Years” connect to
the epiphany, or
realization, that Feld
has about Sobel?
Miriam will date Max for
seven years and then marry
Sobel.
Sobel will leave Feld's
employment after seven years
as his assistant.
Sobel will work for Feld for
seven years before he can court
Miriam.
Miriam will work for seven
years and then go to college.
“The First
Seven Years”
Based on the
information in the
story, what can a
reader reasonably
predict about
Miriam?
She will probably lose interest
in books.
She will probably date Max
again.
She will probably go to college.
She will probably marry Sobel.
“The First
Seven Years”
Which of the
following is one
way in which the
story reflects the
author’s life?
The author was from an
immigrant family, and his
father wanted a better life for
him just as Feld wanted for
Miriam.
The author was a Russian
immigrant who wanted his
daughter to marry a student.
The author was a shoemaker
like Feld.
The author suffered from a
heart condition like Feld.
“The First
Seven Years”
How does Feld
misunderstand
“education”?
At the start of the story, he
thinks that one must be old in
order to be educated.
At the start of the story, he
thinks that one must have onthe-job work experience in
order to be educated.
At the start of the story, he
thinks that being a doctor or
lawyer is the only indication of
being educated.
At the start of the story, he
thinks that a college degree is
the only indicator of an
education.
“Marigolds”
Which of the
following best
describes the
narrator’s feelings
toward the
Depression?
surprise, because she too young
to understand how the
Depression could happen
fear, because her family lost
everything and had nowhere to
turn
apathy, because her family was
used to the poverty that came
with the Depression
remorse, because she
associated the Depression as
the end of all happiness
“Marigolds”
What cultural context is revealed in
the following passage?
I don’t know what it was that we were
waiting for; certainly not for the prosperity
that was “just around the corner,” for
those were white folks’ words, which we
never believed. Nor did we wait for hard
work and thrift to pay off in shining
success, as the American Dream promised,
for we knew better than that, too.
The African American
community in which the
narrator lived very much
believed in the American
Dream.
The African American
community in which the
narrator lived believed in the
power of prayer.
The African American
community in which the
narrator lived did not hold the
same beliefs as many of the
white communities.
The African American
community in which the
narrator lived believed that fate
ruled their lives.
“Marigolds
Miss Lottie had stolen the
flower from her father’s garden
store.
They were her least favorite
flower.
Why did
Lizabeth dislike
the marigolds in
Miss Lottie’s
yard?
She was allergic to them, and
the pollen made her sick every
year.
They didn’t fit in with the
picture of total decay.
“Marigolds”
She broke down in tears and
begged her to fix it.
She was furious and began
beating her.
How did Miss
Lottie react when
Lizabeth
destroyed the
marigolds?
She just stood there in awe
because she no longer had
anything to protect.
She called Lizabeth’s parents
and asked them to pay for new
flowers.
Poetry: Robert
Frost
by a bulldozer
by an ice storm
In Frost’s
“Birches,” how
do the birch trees
actually get bent
over?
by a tornado
by a woodsman chopping them
Poetry: Robert
Frost
a boy swinging on them
a tornado
How would the
author like to think
the birches got
bent over?
a sand storm
a giant stepping on them
Poetry: Robert
Frost
onomatopoeia
simile
This is an example of
what poetic device:
“They click upon
themselves/ As the
breeze rises, and turn
many-colored/ As the stir
cracks and crazes their
enamel”?
metaphor
personification
Poetry: Robert
Frost
“One could do worse than be a
swinger of birches.”
“Then he flung outward, feet
first, with a swish,”
Which of the
following is a
metaphor from
“Birches”?
“And life is too much like a
pathless wood”
“Such heaps of broken glass to
sweep away”
Poetry: Robert
Frost
Exact
Slant
What type of rhyme is in
the following excerpt from
“Stopping by Woods on a
Snowy Evening”?
Whose woods these are I think
I know.
His house is in the village
though;
Sight
Internal
The Secret Life
of Bees
Lily chooses to
go to Tiburon
because
she has heard about the three
sisters who make honey.
she sees the name on the back
of the black Mary picture.
she stops there on her way to
Virginia.
she knows she has relatives
there.
The Secret Life
of Bees
June trying to send her away
T. Ray showing up at the house
What made Lily
first ask if
someone in the
house knew her
mother?
May leaving the graham
crackers to lure out the roaches
August reading the Jane Eyre
book
The Secret Life
of Bees
The historical
event that
influences the
action of the
novel is
The bombing of Pearl Harbor
Lyndon Johnson signing the
Civil Rights Bill of 1964
Rosa Parks being arrested and
the beginnings of the
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s
march on Washington, D.C.
The Secret Life
of Bees
She stayed with the honey
ladies for three months while
married to T. Ray.
She returned home to get Lily
and bring her back to Tiburon.
Which of the
following was
NOT true about
Lily’s mother?
She was divorcing T. Ray and
going to live in Tiburon
without Lily.
She was depressed after
marrying T. Ray.
The Secret Life
of Bees
Personification
Metaphor
“[the bees
sounded] like a
radio tuned to
static in the next
room”
Simile
Symbolism
The Secret Life
of Bees
Allusion
Metaphor
“I didn’t pay attention
to the knock. Later I
would remember it
didn’t sound like an
ordinary knock. More
like a fist pounding.”
Foreshadowing
Symbolism
The Secret Life
of Bees
Allusion
Foreshadowing
“The word
[impossibility] is a
great big log thrown
on the fires of love”
Symbolism
Metaphor
The Secret Life
of Bees
Simile
Allusion
Lily states her eyes are
similar to those of
"Sophia Loren's"
Symbolism
Foreshadowing
The Secret Life
of Bees
Simile
Foreshadowing
“I would pull out the
wooden picture and tell
[August] every last thing,
and then she would
explain about my
mother...If only that had
happened, instead of what
did.”
Symbolism
Metaphor
The Secret Life
of Bees
Allusion
Metaphor
“From a distance it will
look like a big painting
you might see in a
museum...”
Symbolism
Simile
The Secret Life
of Bees
Foreshadowing
Metaphor
[Mr. Gatson’s] smile
appeared in the rearview
mirror. “I can’t say what
men riled up like that will
do.”
Symbolism
Allusion
The Secret Life
of Bees
Symbolism
Personification
“One at a time they went
and touched [Our Lady’s]
fading red heart.”
Simile
Allusion
The Secret Life
of Bees
True
False
Lily called T. Ray from
Mr. Forrester’s office and
asked if he knew her
favorite color.
The Secret Life
of Bees
True
False
Lily called T. Ray from
Mr. Forrester’s office and
asked if he knew her
favorite color.
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