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American Lit Test 1 Poetry 12202013 httpquizletcom8709175englishfinal ashcards httpwwwcramcomcardseng2360finalexam1329883 August 26 2013 0 Poetry quotis what poets writequot Works on a lot of levels that s why a lot of people don t like it it takes forever to understand Seems to be very depressing not very cheerful o Mainly for DIDACTIC purposes it teaches you something ROMANTICISM purposes expressing emotion ARCHETYPE purposes a universal representation 0 Ex Colors and sessions August 28 2013 0 Walt Whitman 18191892 an American world poet 0 Very cheerful celebratory and joyful Which is very odd for a poet 0 DEMOCRATIC POET he wrote for anybody people without an education could read it 0 Test Question THE SENSE IN WHICH WALT WHITMAN IS A DEMOCATIC POET IS HE S AN AMERICAN POET 0 DON T PICK ACCORDING TO LECUTRE IT S A WESSEL MULT CHOICE ANSWER Wrote about Americaplaces he personally saw himself and that people around him saw 0 Test Question WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN HE SAYS THAT HE S AN AMERICAN POET o HE WROTE FOR THE COMMON PEOPLE AN AMERICAN LOCAL Things that were uncommon about him compared to other poets 0 He wrote in free verse 0 Wrote about himself very unusual 0 Only wrote one book published several times it was Leaves of Grass 0 Test Question WHAT WAS WHITMAN S ONE AND ONLY PUBLISHED BOOK OF POETRY 0 LEAVES OF GRASS Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman o A book about singing joyfully about himself Shows things and truths about himself 0 Section 1 Page 21 Whitman thinks quotWhat you see about myself is what you seequot An example of a very democratic option If you want to talk about eternity and forever for Whitman you would look down at a piece of grass because we re all from the same place America Wants you to put away a creed a belief system a Wanted to put the things that we have in common on the table not the differences 0 Section 2 The smells of everyday life they re bad and good Was an originally hippy and hippies actually praised him Talked about sexuality He wanted to make a point to live your life but read my poem rst then go one and live 0 Section 3 Motif something that occurs again and again something the poet keeps returning to Whitman uses the motif that there is NO BEGINNING OR END He had the idea of continuity we were all part of something from a higher being Lives for the present not the afterlife Line 59 a touch undemocratic 0 Section 6 Page 24 When the child holds up the piece of grass he doesn t know what it means because everyone has a different interoperation than everyone The grass symbolizes that there is no beginning and end a It s a uniform symbol because it s everywhere and everyone sees grass September 4 2013 a Grass is even them because life doesn t stop it goes on in different forms I The green in the grass symbolizes life Test Question WHAT POET WROTE quotTO DIE IS DIFFERENT THAN TO LIVE IS LUCKIERquot U WHITMAN Test Question DO CONTRODICT MYSELF U WHITMAN Section 11 Page 27 n This section has gotten people a Very sexual Song ofMysef by Walt Whitman 0 Section 22 The sea metaphorically means life and death Maybe even the unknown eternity birth endlessness Line 463 doesn39t just write about the good he writes about the wicked He has to have faith in something even if it s just believing in life 0 Section 51 Page 63 Starts commenting on the idea of everything going away eventually event the earth 0 Test Question IN LECUTRE THERE WERE TWO THINGS MENTIONED Answer God or you 0 Section 52 No one really knows what he s saying When it comes down to it you can39t translate the grass or a hawk Test Question Singe most famous quotbarbaric yawpquot a yell Vapor or dust symbolize death He s waiting for you Very Zen kind of thing a very universal kind of something and you go into another kind of universal kind of something Crossing Brooklyn by Walt Whitman 0 Section 1 Page 64 Standing there and waiting for the fairy and he observes the people around him Talking to the audience but he s not so very aware of the people reading it 0 Section 2 Test Question When Walt Whitman asks impalpable sustenance it means what u Something that gives you energy but you can t touchit Ex a hot hotdog or the sun I Everything and everyone is going to die everyone is equal Why he is democrat Others are going to see the beauty because experience and life keeps on going Universal experience the natural cycle of life and death 0 Section 3 How much difference between him and us he is back in time but we are alike because we will experience the same thing 0 Section 6 Bad stuff is good too because we all share that 0 Section 8 He s gazing upon Manhattan and he tells what he thinks about it very positive about it He thought cities are wonderful things there s energy 0 Section 9 First half still going through the city of Manhattan The city is alive the same way Walt is alive He s talking to the building specify he loves the buildings they represent life spirituality and growth THE BUILDINGS ARE POSITIVE o OVERALL Whitman wants to have a lot in common with people now and in the future Knows that one day we will experience the same thing that he is experiences Out of the Cradle Endlessy Rocking by Walt Whitman 0 Test Question WHAT IS AN ELEGY Answer you go up and say nice things about them This relates to Whitman because it s about a bird and his own lost innocent 0 Test Question WHAT IS BILDONGSROMAN Answer is a strong of a coming of age usually that involves a loss of innocence Talks about his own bildongs moment This poem is about morality 0 Test Question WHAT IS A KUNSTLEROMAN Answer coming into the realization what it is you re supposed to do with your life Which he talks about how he is supposed to be a poet 0 Section 1 Out of the cradle means out of the sea Midnight symbolizes death He s reminiscing Grew up on Long Island it was very rural The bird was singing a very sad song which represents him He became emotionally mature because he understood the bird You can t stop the sea metaphorically means you can39t stop life and death 0 Section 2 Test Question WHAT S PAUMANOK n Answer Long Island I Lilacs symbolizes life Goes on as a kid and watching the birds What he hears is happy stuff 0 Section 6 Getting in touch with shadows him as a child understanding morality O 0 Section 7 They rhythms suggests the rhythms of the birds songs 0 Section 8 Everything should stop and acknowledge death but instead life goes on Ecstatic Why Ecstatic He found out what he s supposed to do it s good to grow up and learn new things However you leave the innocence behind and you might be less happy The only way you can really understand love if you understand the loss of love 0 Section 9 quotDestiny in mequot what he will do with his life Test Question What is the meaning of life a Death 0 Section 10 DEATH IS THE MEANING OF LIFE but death is a good thing in his eyes because that s the only way to live Test Question He calls the bird39s sorrow is kind like a demon not a bad thing it s just that it s possesses him Emily Dickenson 1893 Called the quotmoth of Amherstquot Where s she s from because when people saw her she was walking around her white house dressed in white so they thought she looked like a moth No social life but a complex inner life Didn t do a working draft she meant for the poems to be found and read Wrote her poems in quotCommon Meterquot 0 Inspired by Protestant hymns Very well educated Romantic and Lyric 0 Wrote about herself kicked off the romantic era Much ahead of her time 0 Can be very dark poems Can be very light poems could have been a touch bipolar Not a lot complex metaphors are very easy reads September 9 2013 o l Taste a Liquor Never Brewed Poem 207 by Emily Dickinson Page 82 0 Pretty positive tone 0 It s all about her 0 Could be drunk on life poetry nature 0 There39s a Certain Slant ofLight Poem 320 by Emily Dickinson Page 83 o quotThe heft of cathedral tunesquot the feeling that music has 0 The fact that she mentions quotwinter afternoonsquot meanings spiritual death 0 Light metaphor for unhappy 0 quotAn imperial af iction sent us of the Airquot I m going to do this to him 0 Shadows metaphor for death 0 quotWhen it goes 39tis like the Distance On the look of Deathquot The greatest pleasure is the escape of pain 0 I Felt a Funeral In My Brain Poem 340 0 quotAs the all the Heavens were a Bellquot she hears the noise might be talking about a hangover migraine maybe relating to depression 0 Very well known for her dashes known for a hanging feeHng o The last stanza might be known as her going nuts because the quotPlank in Reasonquot It shows her depression despair headaches o A spiritual death more than an actual death 0 Because I Could Not Stop for Death Poem 479 o Imagining her own death 0 Death like a person seems to be a nice guy not scary 0 quotWe passed the School where Children stroveWe passed the Setting Sunquot the process of life from the beginning to end 0 quotSetting Sun He passed Usquot can leave us behind O O O quotThe Carriagequot a cof n and never gets out of it Dew and chill often associated with mortality Why would she wear thin silk Because she is talking about what she would be wearing if she was dead quotThe House that seemed a Swelling of the Groundquot her crypts in the ground Which way did she mean it It doesn t matter What does matter is what does it mean to you lHearda Fly Buzz When lDied Poem 591 Page 89 O O O O A tiny bit ambiguous usually read as a poem about doubt about faith or God 1st stanza she s imagining her own physical death again and what will happen when it comes She associates a y as a sign of decay quotKingquot God quotWhat portion of me be assignable can t give away your soul quotThere interposed a Flyquot lnterposed means blocked There was an intention for the y to block where she was going There seems to be a purpose for the y quotBetween the light and me and then the Windows failedquot literal ending death Didn t go to heaven quotI could not see to seequot the dash shows she can t go on to death 0 There is No Frigate like a Book Poem 1263 Page 93 O O O 0 More of a statement of philosophy than spiritual Truth Ease it don39t stab it Too much truth all at once might be a little shocking so you should twist it I want you to be honest just not brutally honest Robert Frost Sometimes been a known as a quotcolorful or regional poetquot someone in their poetry that tries to be colorful and show his northern city 0 Isn39t taken seriously by other poets Underneath everything he has a very deep and dark meaning behind a lot of his poetry September 112013 Very much considered a quotregional poetquot writes about landscapes and stuff Not dark poems but has depth Wrote often in quotCommon Meterquot O A lot like silique the actor steps out and almost acts like there s no one else on stage talks to the audience The Mending Wall by Robert Frost O O O O O O O 0 All of these fences keep getting knocked down Good example of a dramatic monologue The major theme of the poem is SEPERATION We as species have a way of building walls their own territory Seems to be Frost s criticizing all humans including ourselves lt s wrong to build walls but it s somehow part of being human quotAn oldstone savage armedquot He looks primitive quotHe moves in darkness as it seems to mequot he s quite happy living his own life very ignorant I He s also referring to all human kind We nd ourselves getting comfortable and not wanting to move Birches by Robert Frost 0 Very charismatic 0 Very beautiful images o The unknown 0 Life can be hard so I would be able to get away from it for a while but I would be able to return Ee Cummings 0 Was famous for things not being capitalized like they should be Wasn39t always taken seriously by the poetic establishment 0 Buffalo Bil 5 Defunct by ee Cummings 0 Theme you have to take responsibility for your own life 0 Chanting the words Why would he want that Speed 0 Buffalo Bill was a large man and would shoot pigeons He was the cat s meow 0 Why did he put quotJesusquot all the way over at the right hand side Because it s an explanation He doesn39t understand how everyone is star stuck he his by Buffalo Bill he s a person too 0 quotMister Deathquot He died like everyone else 0 quotBuffalo Bill s defunct Defunct no longer existent Next to ofcourse god america iby ee Cummings o This is usually read as a political speech a made up speech of course 0 extreme patriotism used to manipulate others No emotion to what you re saying Ex Saying 911 to get people s attention Wallace Stevens 0 Was a poet that returned to the same theme again and again his atheism o On his death bed he converted to Catholicism The Emperor of Ice Cream by Wallace Stevens 0 Alliteration repetition 0 Trying to under go seriousness o All about death everything does it get used to it o Overly sensual sexual just not super sexual Ex quotI just want to look at your thighs all dayquot 0 Ice cream symbolizes temporariness it s only great for a little bit and then it s gone 0 Pigeons are anti doves dovesholy spirit It shows the earthly desires quotTo show how cold she is and dumbquot She s dead 0 Theme life is about temporary pleasures and that s all life is REVIEW FOR TEST General Terms Romanticism Walt Wittman o Archetypes universal replication 0 Ex the ocean depth it s life and balance 0 M reoccurring theme Elegy a moorage to a person s death Bildung Roman A coming of age 0 Kunstle Roman coming into realization of what you will do for your entire life Walt Whittman Walt Whitman Poet of celebration and joy Democratic wrote for everyone American He wrote about America more like New York Didn t write about England and hill country Ahead of his time wrote about himself his emotions and free verse Song of Myself What are some themes in the poem 0 The cycle of life 4 wall 0 Stepping out and directing the reader directly What are some motifs in the poem 0 He keeps on contradicting himself What archetypes and metaphorical images are in place 0 Grass What s the point 0 It s life it s you it s fresh What is his view on life 0 He s hopeful about life and thinks death is ok Crossing Brooklyn Ferry What is the poem about 0 Looking about the city of Brooklyn waiting for the Ferry 0 People have the same kind of experiences everywhere even if it s 50 years from now Connotations of Manhattan in the poem 0 Immortal 0 Progress What is important about the poem as applied to the human race 0 We re all the same Out of the Cradle and Endlessly Rocking What is the poem about 0 The bird 0 What terms apply to this poem 0 Coming of age story 0 It s also an elegy because it s honoring the dead bird 0 What does Whitman think the meaning of life is 0 Death it s the end of all beings o The ocean is a symbol in this Emily Dickinson 0 What meter did she use in her poetry 0 Common Meter used in a lot of songs Ex Gilligan s Island 0 Romantic and LyricaEmotiona States 0 Either really happy or really depressing Tone httpwwwstudybluecom ashcardview7041474 September 18 2013 Wallace Stevens Believes there is no God Believes anyone who worships God is wasting their time and energy 0 Ernest Heming way beat the living crap out of Wallace Stevens outside of a Bar Dramatic Monologue Usually has someone else speaking Sunday Mornings By Wallace Stevens 0 O O 0 Major theme Not going to church atheism Why should I waste my time for church How does the women in the poem View Christ death Thought it was very sad but he was just a normal man What does he use to not make his poems so serious Alliteration What does Wallace Stevens think about death You die and there s nothing after and without death there is no beauty He thinks that Heaven is almost ugly because you live forever and there s nothing to cherish Very likely on a Easter Sunday The character we have seems to be a women Hanging out Eating breakfast There s a cockatoo Something keeps interfering that she should be in church Seems to want to explain why there is pressure to go to church and but why they shouldn t bother with it Section 1 Test Question What poet begins with the line quotComplacencies of the peignoirquot n Stevens quotHoly hushquot the cathedral tune kind of feeling quotAncient sacrificequot Christ s sacri ce quotOld catastrophequot since she s an atheist Christ dying on the cross is a terrible human event that a guy was nailed to wood instead of being saved quotThe day is like wide water Without soundquot a narrative frame to evoke the things we have with Christ and the events that started this thing quotThe blood and sepulcherquot The sacri ce of Christ But she sees it as a place where he was buried and not resurrected 0 Section 2 quotWhy should she give her bounty to the dead What is divinity if it can come only in silent shadows and dreamsquot Show me the miracle She doubts Why should I give my money to the church quotThings to be cherished like the thought of heavenquot Can I not nd my divinity from daily things From the joys and pleasures from every day life quotMeasure destined for her soulquot how will she measure her soul By how much she lives in the here and now any given day a Seasons temporariness Can t have the good without the bad But there isn t an afterlife Section 3 quotLargemannered motions to his myths mindquotWhy does Wallace Stevens use alliteration To take away sedousness quotJovequot no body worships Jove anymore I Wants to know why people can worship someone for hundreds of years and then moves on Stevens seems to be admiring that Jove used to come down here to spread his goodness around quotNext in glory to enduring lovequot when she looks up at the sky she sees the sky quotDividing and indifferent bluequot Doesn t see God just sees that it s pretty If you have faith you get all your meaning from God If you don t have faith you start to divide Only consciousness can be caring not the sky Section 4 First three lines this is enough all of this all the Godliness I need quotWhen the birds are gone and their warm elds return no more where then is paradisequot Where will go All you believe in is the moment Starts listing her different versions of paradise All of the ideas of heaven none of them that have beat the beauty of nature quotBy the consummation of the swallow s wingsquot The central meaning of the world is the beauty of the moment a Consummation marriage does not exist in the eyes of God until the wedding night It makes it wholerealofficial Section 5 She even doubt it a kind of faith Started doubting her doubt quot without death without the black and white of the yingyang there is not beauty So if you don t have beauty then you don t have meaning Foreverness isn t as beautiful a Ex a plastic ower vs a real ower The plastic will last forever but the real ower is beautiful now but it could be dead tomorrow quotShequot is a personi cation of death quotPathsquot if you re sick that s the path your life takes But all lives will end up in the same place death quotGrassquottraditional image of life Death makes people live the most important moments of life Fruit quotPlumsquot and Peaches sex 0 Section 6 quotIs there no change of death in paradisequot No because the paradise is eternity Is a river really a river unless it stops Is it a river Is it still beautiful unless it consummates itself a No because beauty requires completion quotOr spice the shores with the ordered of the plumquot If there is no death life there is no beauty quotDeath is the mother of beauty mysticalquot you want meaning you want beauty There has to be death There is no Heaven 0 Section 7 quotNot as a god but as god might be Naked among them like the savage sourcequot she s saying you want a religion A group of guys worshiping the sun as a source as a thing as which life comes Traditional images of the cycle of life The sun keeps going it gives beauty it goes on without you The beauty of temporariness is her kind view on religion quotDewquot temporariness just like us we are temporariness 0 Section 8 Goes back to the rst images she hears in the beginning of the poem quotIt is the grave ofjesus where he layquot Christ was just a man and just died quotWe live in an old chaos of the sunquot the sun equals order This means it s only apparently eternal Wallace Stevens starts telling it how it is quotIsolation of the skyquot just a sky no heaven quotCasual ock of pigeonsquot ordinary Not doves THEME THE ORDINARY BUT WONDERFUL LIFE THAT YOU LIVE IS TEMPORARY September 23 2013 TS Elliot What kind of poet is he 0 Didactic What does he use a lot 0 Allusions What was Prufrock about 0 A really desperate pathetic man who was trying to nd love What was so pathetic about him 0 He had no con dence What was so bad about him 0 He was trimmer walked around the edge of things and doesn t choose the side of good or evil It s death by life he s alive in the basic sense What is metaphysical conceit o A strange metaphor What was the signi cant of using the allusion of Michael Angelo o Obsession intimidation a gap in class Single most famous poet in America A lot of people don t like him Dramatic and didactic poet Usually has someone else talking not him Not very emotional Hugely dif cult poet Allusions a reference to another part of literature 0 Alludes so much that people don t even know what he talking about He was so in uential was because he wrote at such a transitional part of history o WWl rst that had horri c weapons Ex Mustard and Chlorine gas A movement away from opossum and God 0 Nothing really had any meaning and if it did have meaning you had to nd it yourself Metaphysical Conceit a strange metaphor 0 Ex Moon compared to cream cheese Used a lot of disturbing metaphors The Love Song of Alfred Prufrock by TS Elliot 0 O O 0 Elliot doesn t want you to be Prufrock One mans miserable life and how he can never do anything about it Prufrock is telling his sins confessing Latin Allusion A reference of heaven and hell Section 2 Test Question An example of n The patient under anesthesia quotWhen the evening is spread out against the sky like a patient etherized upon a tablequot a person on a table under anesthesia It s the closest you can be to dead without actually being dead The evening like it s sleeping unaware quotOf restless nights in onenight cheap hotelsquot a place where you have a sawdust residence what janitors use cheaply to clean up things Very depressed Shows the nature of his sex life 0 Section 3 quotIn the room the women go and talking of Michelangeloquot to his tea party and looking for love Test Question What was Alfred Prufrock looking for a Love 0 Section 4 quotFor the yellow smoke that slides along the street rubbing its back on the window panes Licked its tongue into the corners of the eveningquot A cat Uses a lot of metaphors quotFogquot is like a cat they are sneaky 0 Section 5 Very conserved with time because he s worried that he s running out of it n Wither it be to nd someone to love orjust in the ultimate sense of it all too quotThere will be time to murder and createquot Creating how he thinks they want him to be murder his real self It s what you do for dating quotAnd for hundred visions and revisionsquot Revisions of the things he doesn t think are good 0 Section 7 Professor Blair sees him at the door and contemplating if he should leave or go up the stairs because of his bald spot quotDisturb the universequot wondering if it is his faith 0 Section 8 quotl have measured out my life with coffee spoonsquot it suggests that he doesn t get any rewards Should I accept my faith Orjust go on 0 Section 9 quotAnd l have known the eyes already known them allquot Metaphysical Conceit The girls put them into a little category as the bald guy with skinny legs 0 Section 10 Gets kind of kinky because he starts talking about the woman s arm hair 0 Section 11 Uses the dot dot dots transition quotl have gone at dusk through narrow streetsquot In the bad part of town again 0 Section 13 Not just being alone forever Making fun of the girls because they have never have foundlove He is scared to death of woman He s not a prophet he s just a poor guy trying to hook Up 0 Section 16 quotNo lam not Prince Hamlet nor was meant to be Am an attendant lord one that will doquot Taking about a very speci c character from Hamlet Palmoeous Ophelia s dad a Palmeous is famous for a speech he gives He s dumb and gives dumb advice and no one takes him seriously 0 Section 17 Like an old man walking to the beach 0 Section 18 quotDo I dare to eat a peachquot Sexua image 0 Section 19 quotI do not think they will sing to mequot the mermaids allude to the Odosie 0 Section 20 quotWhen the wind blows the water white and blackquot ife and death 0 Section 21 quotTill human voices wakes us and we drownquot he drowns for the ordinariness of his life and he will never have the con dence to approach these woman 0 The Wasteland by TS Eliot ONLY SECTIONS 1 AND 5 o What did Elliot think about America That I was the biggest wasteland of them all because of the capitalism society 0 What were the last 3 words in the poem Datta gives Dayadhvamsympathizes Damyata control 0 Who was Tiresias 0000 0000 He was cursed by the Gods because he saw two snakes mating and became a hermaphrodite Became was blind What was good about him being blind He was became prophetic Trimmers those who walk on the edges of things in their lives People who don t commit themselves to anything not good or bad They walk on the fence Elliot wanted people to know that these kinds of people go to hell Uses the example of roots and potato s they are alive but not really because they are not spiritually alive quotDeath in lifequot Offers ideas how to x your life in the waste land Spiritual Wasteland Chopped full of allusions Narrative POVTiresias A lot of different voices and people who speak a Tiresias was a prophet who witnessed snakes having sex and became a hermaphrodite and blind and then became a prophet But he was screwing everyone else and they became trimmers Test Question Who does TS Elliot use as the voice a lot in The Waste Land n Tiresias Metaphysical Conceit Classicism vs Romanticism Allusions and Allegory Section 1 The Burial Of the Dead Paragraph 1 n The Story of the Sibyl she was a prophet who asked for eternal life but forgot to ask for eternal death This is what happens when you don t commit yourself to something you just live as a trimmer In quotApril is the cruelest monthquot metaphysical conceit n It s all about faith and the commitment that we have with chose a Marie starts to be the voice Learns that she pretends to be Russian event though she is German 0 Doesn t do anything uncommitted She is the rst of several trimmers Paragraph 2 El What we have in this wasteland is not a uni ed c on quotWaterquot means spiritual life quotShadowquot means faith Test Question What is one of Dr Blair s favorite lines in The Waste Land 0 quotI will show you fear in a handful of dustquot Test Question What does TS Elliot say he will show you 0 A handful of dust Standing in the shore waiting for that thing except you can t be passive You can t just stand there and wait for it to come to you you have to go to it quotLiving nor dead and I knew nothingquot The physical stuff of fertility is not enough She s blind September 25 2013 El El Paragraph 3 o quotI do not nd the hanged manquot talking about Christ 0 There s no Christ Paragraph 4 Elliot s Londoners have lost God 0 quotI had not thought death had undone so manyquot Elliot is quoting Dante and saying that London is in hell 0 Elliot thinks we re more religious because of our capitalist government 0 Elliot wants you to think ask yourself are you any different Section 5 What the Thunder Said El Paragraph 1 o This needs to be read as an evocation of Christ s passion quotFrosty silence in the gardensquot the Gardens of Vicinity quotA thunder of spring over distant mountainsquot A foreshadow of what is to come later in this section such as Hinduism quotHe who was living is now deadquot Christ I Paragraph 4 A direct reference of the New Testament Story of Emmaus Christ resurrected and hanging out with the disciples and they didn t know it was him 0 Showing that Christ is always there with you even if you don t know it or want it n Paragraph 6 Test Question Which of the following poets writes about bats with baby faces 0 TS Elliot n Paragraph 7 William Carlos Williams quotThe chapel parallelsquot nothing it found in there except for wind and bones unlike in the Bible quotRainquot ife spirituality rebirth DA sound of the thunder Test Questions three different terms 0 Datta gives Give yourself to Godfate o Dayadhvam sympathizes You have to get strong on your faith with other people you have to sympathize and empathize o Damyata control Control yourself Shantih the peace that paces understanding The spiritual peace that is so profound that you can have the peace to not understand everything 0 Was a Dr and took most care of kids and pregnant mothers 0 lmagism a group of poets trying to get rid of things like rhyme meter and narrative 0 Wanted to evoke a single image to make you feel and experience the moment he s trying to describe Locally American In uenced by modern art esp cubism Democratic poet 0 The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams He made this poem when one of his patience was dying Test Question What depends upon a red wheelbarrow n His family because it is a main tool or the artistic moment Red is passion and fertility White is innocence This isust to Say by William Carolos Williams Paragraph 1 n The tone is factual and informational Paragraph 3 n The tone is snarky Lacuna you co create the art with whoever is leading it Leaves room for interpretation A lot of spaces October 2 2013 Theodore Roethke Was known with the group of the Confessional poets o Tended to get a lot more confessional than poets before them did with the exception of Emily Dickenson 0 He was not as confessional as some poets o CONFESSONAL POETVERY ROMANTIC Was lyrical and romantic My Papa 5 Waltz by Theodore Roethke httpwwwpoemhuntercompoemmypapaswaltz 0 Had a fairly crapy relationship with his father 0000 O O O O In one of his interviews he confessed that he never made things better with him His dad came home drunk and made his kids dance with him His dad knocked the pans off the shelves His mother was kind of upset Was not sure of the poet was being accusatory or is complaining about how his father treated him quotStill clinging to your shirtquot a desire or a sense of wantingness from his father Tone ambiguity or mixed feelings about his father Dad came home after a long day of being a orets went to the bar and got drunk and made his kids dance with him The whole line about death shows negativity Knew a Woman by Theodore Roethke o httpwwwpoetryfoundationorgpoem172104 0 Section 1 A formal guy having to sing together An example of an Elegy somebody who is dead a Not only is their relationship dead but she is actually dead quotLovely in her bonesquot beautiful on the inside emotionally she might be beautiful on the outside a What was inside of her he loved a great deal 0 Section 2 quotShe taught me turn and counterturn and standquot she was his teacher in more ways than one Most likely a sexually metaphor quotShe taught me touchquothmmm quotShe s the one with the sickle l poor the rakequot she s the leader he s the follower quotBut what prodigious mowing we did makequot making love 0 Section 3 quotHe full lips pursed the errant note to seizequot she s reaching out for a note quotShe moved in circles and those circles movedquot circlesforeverness cycles of life She might even be the one that taught him 0 Section 4 quotLet the seed be grass and grass turn into hayquot shows the cycles of life and seasons Yeah she s gone but what a life she lived What she taught me quotShadow white as stonequot even though she s dead she s more alive than most people are quotThese old bones live to live to learn her wanton waysquot Wanton means lust She kind of went off the path Test Question What poet wrote a sexy angiology being quotlovely in her bonesquot n Theodore Roethke Langston Hughes 0 The Harlem Renaissance wasn t from Harlem it was where he met to meet other African American poets 0 Jazz Rhythms a bluesy jazzy kind of feel into poetry and what Hughes was known for o The most of the money he made has a poet was for his readings not for his actual poems People said that he was not being angry enough in his poems o Harlem by Langston Hughes 0 httpwwwpoetryfoundationorgpoem175884 O O O O O O A didactic poem Starts off with a question quotWhat happens to a dream differed what happens if a dream is not ful lled How can a quotdream dry up like a raisin in the sunquot you leave something long enough it scribbles up Symbol of quotdreamquotgraperaisin quotOr fester like a sore and then runquot things that won t heal and dominate your life You re constantly hurt and embarrassed of it This makes the dream become bigger and becomes your life quotDoes it stink like rotten meatquot ife is going to stink Test Question What did Langston Hughes compares a dream deferred Rotten meat 0 quotOr crusting and sugaring over like a syrupy sweetquot ike honey it crystalizes after a year You don t want it but it stays good forever A dream can be like that because it s old it s nasty It doesn t do you any good We get a visual break almost like a hesitation 0 quotMaybe it just sags like a heavy loadquot brings you down It s going to crush you 0 quotOr does it expodequot This is what happens when you see no light at the end of the tunnel You don t see hope in your own life so you go out and screw up everyone else s life 0 Theme for English B by Langston Hughes httpwwweecsharvardedukeithpoemsEnglishBhtml 0 Section 1 Wrote this as a dramatic poet voices other than his own Probably a college student who is writing a one page essay about himself 0 Section 2 First way we know it s not a lyric poem is because he wasn t born in quotWinstonSalem quotThe Yquot The YMCA was a cheep place a stay 0 Section 3 He seems to be saying that likes the same things as other races He s just a person quotThat s Americanquot I m American and you re an American And that s the important part America is a melting pot Theme We re different but that s what makes us who we are Robert Lowell Like Theodore Roethke because he wrote confessionally 0 His poetry early on was very confessional 0 Was in a mental institution for a while and then wrote a book called Life Studies and it was about the fact that he went insane and was afraid he might go insane again 0 He places the blame on his family blood line Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell o httppeOplevirginiaedusfrenam3122004lowellhtml O 0 Section 1 Describes several people in this poem and they re all not right Uses humor to not be as serious 0 Section 2 The woman has bought all of the houses around her so that she is all alone she s a little bit nuts 0 Section 3 He s rich and stylish but yet his life is going to hell a little bit too quotA red fox stain covers Blue Hillquot it is just a feeling a bad feeling 0 Section 4 If you re gay and you marry a woman who will support you that s not very nice Lowell shows us that they re not super crazy they are just a little off 0 Section 5 quotOne dark nightquot getting into dark stuff probably death quotMortalityquot spiritual morality something inside of him is dying quotLovecarquot parking Doing what couples do when you re parked but he s by himself and is outside with other people quotMy mind s not rightquot There s something wrong I m somewhere else I m someone else 0 Section 6 quotA car radio bleatsquot beats you associate with sheep which is associated with followers Test Question quotI myself am hellquot my hell is portable it s always with me 0 Section 7 quotSkunksquot have nothing to do with the church therefore there s nothing for him because God won t cure him 0 Section 8 quotOf sour cream drops her ostrich tail and will not scarequot He s saying something that is frightening him Maybe the skunk has the answer because he doesn t get scared What he means is don t let the enemy get you down Take care of business to get through metal suffering October 7 2013 Yusef Komuyakka Still alive in his 60 s Served in the Vietnam War Wrote about his experience as a Veteran and the memorial Romantic seeing feeling and communicating it to you Facing It by Yusef Komunya kaa httpwwwpoetsorgviewmediaphpprliD1583O O O O 0 Rita Dove Most famous book is Thomas Beulah Romantic and lyric Parsley by Rita Dove httpwwwpoetryfoundationorgpoem172128 0 About Komunyakaa visiting the Vietnam memorial Here he is as a Vet he s looking at his re ection and sees himself as maybe being one of the dead quotLightquotlife Maybe suggesting that something within him died in Vietnam as well quotHe s lost his right arm inside the stonequot We don t know if the Vet literarily lost his arm or not but it probably doesn t matter quotA woman s trying to erase names No she s brushing the boy s hairquot Dr Blair thinks this image is beautiful You can t erase death The woman was there for some reason because some she knew died Has a historical origin starts this up About a dictator Rafael Tetero in the Dominican Republic and the immigrants were Haitians from Haiti a He was under constant pressure I Was constantly looking for a scapegoat o Blamed things on the Asians in the sugar cane elds 0 People started murdering them n Anyone who showed up to the border trying to go to Haiti had to say parsley in Spanish If they couldn t they would be executed 0 Test Question who narrates Rita Dove s poem Rafael and the Asians 0 Test Question From two separate perspectives What are they Rafael and Asians 0 Test Question What is the parrot A motif 0 The parrot isn t really life it s of new birth 0 Section 1 0 They can t say their R s o A little abstract and surreal o Dove is saying that you wouldn t have these thoughts 0 Section 2 o A reaction of the parrot thing It s a dead stick that owers come out of It s not real life 0 quotI never thought it would sing the soldier said and diedquot Which was true 0 quotEven a parrot can roll an Rquot Tennessee Williams 0 Well known for Streetcar named Desire 0 Later in his life he got more amboyant 0 Being gay in the south was kind of looked down upon 0 Literature as much as drama Subverts stage conventionstheatre of the Absurd o Absurdist Drama certain things we expect as audience members 0 Sustentions of Disbelief as an audience member at some level you realize that they are only actors on stage It s pretend 0 Tennessee Williams wanted these two terms to go away because he wanted to force you to participate He wanted you out of your comfort zone 0 Wrote very much in the view of the reader 0 He puts stuff in the plays that you can only really get from the text 0 It s not reality it s a work of art 0 Themes Escape and isolation Was a moderate poet 0 O O The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams Based on his sister She has a prefrontal lobotomy Laura is Tennessee William s sister Rose He feels bad because he felt as though he didn t take care of someone that was very important to him The character Tom steps out and talks to you so that the playwright can speak through the actor to the audience members From Tom and his life it s an escape from wanting to escape from the isolation from himself lsolation the larger picture Trying to make a connection with others To nd someone to love and nd someone to love you Tom tries to leave his mother and sister because of his responsibilities and his crapy job But what Tom realizes is that he leaves the relationship with his mother and his sister 0 Scene 1 O 0 Tom just got back from traveling the world came back can t nd him things are ruined when he walks in Test Question What was mom and dad s postcard Hellogoodbye Williams tries to set up with the characters and what s going on He also has Tom stepping out of character and actually telling us what s going on Setting 1930 s The Great Depression This causes the 3 characters are upset and also everyone around them CO A lot of desperation going on Companies were hiring unions to beat people up Music The play is memory not supposed to be realistic Going to be things as you as a reader are going to have to take as a grain of sault The father left them a long time ago Had a huge picture of him on the stage like God Father fell in love with long distance the separation of and isolation The picture of the father symbolized the escape The father s long distance love symbolizes isolation The mom is stuck in the past Talks about memories He past is southern One of the questions you will ask yourself is why did you pick the telephone salesman if she had a lot of men chasing after her a Because she was probably trying to escape from something else just like him later Tom and Laura Seem to be very close Tom seems a little distant and reactionary Tom is a descanted young man u Ex he got mad at his mother when she told him how to chew his food Tom is re ected Williams because he was probably a little mean to his mom too Tom says about his mom that she has a good reason to be afraid Dr Blair says it s very easy to not like the mom but try not to be judgmental Williams wants you to understand that she is sincere and at the heart of her sincerity she wants her children to have a good life She doesn t want Tom and Laura to be lost and left alone like her October 9 2013 0 Scene 3 0 Test Question Where was Laura supposed to go to school but never was there The business college to become a sectrary 0 Why does Laura run to the typewriter Because she doesn t know how to type because she didn t go to business school 0 Why did Laura not go back to school Because she got threw up and got embarrassed and never went back 0 Records symbolic way of escape 0 Laura tells her a little about this guy from high school Jim 0 Scene 4 0 Amanda is a drama queen O O O O 0 Tom and his mother get into a ght There is a difference between freedom and having responsibilities The movies symbolize escape trying to live someone else s life Tom shook the Glass Menagerie while we have walking out By doing this it s like he shook them both Amanda and Laura Tom loves his sister and mother but loves himself more Test Question Escapism represents A Movie B The picture of the father C The Glass Menagerie D All of the above a Answer D Tom goes to the movies but he always get drunk Tom getting drunk is a way of escape O O O 0 Tom tells Laura about the show he went an saw He saw a magician get into and out of the cof n without taking out any of the nails n This was a symbolism of escape Test Question How do you get out of the situation without breaking them and making other people is in inconvenience Amanda wanted Tom to bring home a man for Laura to marry Tom doesn t want Laura to suffer The Scoter is a symbolic image of escape Scene 5 O O O O The Paradise Dance hall symbolizes escape People were trying to nd a little adventure in their lives The rainbow is the symbol of escape because of all of the colors and not black and white The boat symbolizes escape Tom invites a gentleman caller The way Tom describes Laura as pretty but never t in is actually how Williams felt about his sister Rose Laura might be crippled but so is Tom There s something wrong with Tom because he can t t in as well 0 Scene 6 O O 0 Test Question Jim s nickname for Tom was Shakespeare Amanda has a sense of what she has lost Clearly she has lost something a certain sense of secur y Laura is so lost and unfunctional Later when Tom abandons her we really learn how lost she really is Jim wants to do radio and television Tom s move as going to the movies is a move that is just as an escape as being in the movie not being around the people around him 0 Test Question Why didn t Tom pay the eclectic bill October 14 2013 Scene 7 0 Jim 0 Tom To pay is merchant marine card This means they won t survive because his mother sells magazines and his sister walks around all day her mother things she s at business college Merchant marines had the highest death rate than anyone in WWII He joined them because it was his escape of adventure A doof He not bright but he s kind of glim He has experience with women He s committed himself to another woman to get married Broke Laura s unicorn There s a sel shness to Jim s carelessness He misses being the big man on campus in high school Laura remembers his former glory and he starts getting exc ed n There s probably symbolism when he looks at himself in the shadow his arms are open like he s ying He kisses Laura and then he does the right thing by telling her that he s going to get married ls smart enough to know what s going to happen Jim does not Is about intellect When Amanda nds out that Jim is engaged she gets very upset Williams uses music Test Question How does the music tend to change when the play goes forward Going from major to minor key a Except when Jim leaves there s tender sad music because who would expect any different from Jim 0 WILL BE ON TEST When the unicorn broke and the horn gets broken off it becomes a horse This symbolizes Laura and how she went from different to normal The glass represents Laura she s fragile she s see threw She thought she would never have a place in this world and he will 0 Scene 8 o This is Tom s last speech He tells the entire journey a Following in his dad s footsteps o quotAttempting to nd emotion what was lost in space 0 That s who he was and where he was he was moving out 0 He s trying to escape but he didn t because you can t escape who you are and what s inside 0 You can t abandon his love for his sister 0 He is still miserable 0 He suffered from guilt his entire life because he didn t protect his sister more 0 We don t know what happened to the mother and sister Probably what really happened to William s sister 0 This entire play is a memory 0 quotBlow out the candle The world is lit by lighteningquot Tom I don t want you living here anymore He wants to live in the dark This is why he goes out and drinks and talks to strangers because he s lonely MIDTERM Worth 25 of our grade Scranton o 15 of our overall grade 0 25 old question 25 new questions Test 3 material Written 0 10 of our overall grade 0 Main ones TA recommends us to know Sunday morning Prufrock Song of Myself The Wasteland The Glass Menagerie n Focus mainly on beginnings and ends Walt Whitman Motif no begging or no end Always contradicts himself The piece of grass symbolizes no beginning or no end quotTO DIE IS DIFFERENT THAN TO LIVE IS LUCKIERquot Romantic and lyrical Song of Myself by Walt Whitman O O 0 By exploring himself he s also exploring you The child asks him what the grass is and he doesn t have an answer which gets him thinking about all kinds of things especially about the people buried in the earth who came before him He identi es with everyone and everything in the universes including the dead He imagines that he s a bunch of different people from woman staring at naked bathers Death is not something to fear it s a fortunate thing People would be better off if they had faith in order of nature O O O Thinks people should take pride in themselves What are some themes in the poem The cycle of life 4 wall Stepping out and directing the reader directly What are some motifs in the poem He keeps on contradicting himself What archetypes and metaphorical images are in place Grass What s the point lt s life it s you it s fresh What is his view on life He s hopeful about life and thinks death is ok Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman O O 0 What is the poem about Looking about the city of Brooklyn waiting for the Ferry People have the same kind of experiences everywhere even if it s 50 years from now Connotations of Manhattan in the poem Immortal Progress What is important about the poem as applied to the human race We re all the same 0 Out of the Cradle and Endlesslv Rockind bv Walt Whitman 0 Coming of age story and what you re supposed to do with your life it s what made him a poet CO 0000 O A lot of symbols in it What is the poem about The bird Calls the bird a demon because it possess him What terms apply to this poem It s also an elegy because it s honoring the dead bird What does Whitman think the meaning of life is Death it s the end of all beings The sea is a big symbol for it for the thrown death and the sea is what is rocking it 0 Emily Dickenson Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickenson O O O O O O Illustrates woman going to her nal destination eternity Death is not something to be afraid but more gentle Often referred to as a man Memories of childhood and how valuable they are to her Death could have stopped at anytime It clearly shows us that the funeral is de antly not her nal destination Might go to heaven or even purgatory Wallace Stevens 0 Sunday Mornings By Wallace Stevens 0 0 Major theme Not going to church atheism Why should I waste my time for church How do the women in the poem View Christ death O O O o Thought it was very sad but he was just a normal man What does he use to not make his poems so serious Alliteration What does Wallace Stevens think about death You die and there s nothing after and without death there is no beauty He thinks that Heaven is almost ugly because you live forever and there s nothing to cherish Very likely on a Easter Sunday The character we have seems to be a women Hanging out Eating breakfast There s a cockatoo Something keeps interfering that she should be in church Seems to want to explain why there is pressure to go to church and but why they shouldn t bother with it Death is the mother of all beautyquot without death without the black and white of the yingyang there is not beauty So if you don t have beauty then you don t have meaning Foreverness isn t as beautiful Ex a plastic ower vs a real ower The plastic will last forever but the real ower is beautiful now but it could be dead tomorrow THEME THE ORDINARY BUT WONDERFUL LIFE THAT YOU LIVE IS TEMPORARY Fruit quotPlumsquot and Peaches sex 0 TS Elliot The Love Song of Alfred Prufrock by TS Elliot 0 Prufrock is like Laura paralyzed about his imagination about how people think They both playthings out so far in their head that they sort just don39t do anything Where Laura doesn39t think she39s good enough for the world Prufrock doesn39t either quotWomen talking of Michael Angeloquot like Amanda talking about her gentleman callers Prufrock goes out to cheep hotels and Tom goes out to the bad part of town to the movies What kind of poet is he Didactic What does he use a lot Allusions o What was Prufrock about A really desperate pathetic man who was trying to nd lovelike Amanda for Laura 0 What was so pathetic about him He had no con dence 0 What was so bad about him He was trimmer walked around the edge of things and doesn t choose the side of good or evil It s death by life he s alive in the basic sense 0 What is metaphysical conceit A strange metaphor o What was the signi cant of using the allusion of Michael Angelo Obsession intimidation a gap in class 0 The Wasteland by TS Eliot ONLY SECTIONS 1 AND 5 o What did Elliot think about America That I was the biggest wasteland of them all because of the capitalism society 0 What were the last 3 words in the poem Datta gives Dayadhvamsympathizes Damyata control 0 Who was Tiresias He was cursed by the Gods because he saw two snakes mating and became a hermaphrodite Became was blind o What was good about him being blind He was became prophetic o Trimmers those who walk on the edges of things in their lives People who don t commit themselves to anything not good or bad They walk on the fence Elliot wanted people to know that these kinds of people go to hell 0 Uses the example of roots and potato s they are alive but not really because they are not spiritually alive quotDeath in lifequot Offers ideas how to x your life in the waste land Spiritual Wasteland quotApril is the cruelest monthquot TS Elliot talks about how spring is an awful time of year stirring up memories bad days and unful lled series Shifts to into speci c childhood memories of a woman named Marie 0 Description of tangle dead trees and land that isn t great for growing stuff Section ve takes you to a stony landscape with no water 0 Two people walking one notices in peripheral vision that the third is with them alluding back to Christ But when he looks over the other person disappears It s like those squiggly lines that dances in the corner of your eye 0 In a dramatic moment thunder cracks over the scene its noise seems to say three words Datta Dayadhvam and Damyata Give sympathize and control 0 This is followed by a repetition of the word Shantih which means quotthe peace that pass all understandingquot 0 Opens hope at the end because the thunder cracked and water came into a dry temple quotNo man39s an islandquot Don39t lock yourself away Shows he39s didactic 0 He calls London his unreal city this is so much what Tom does in the Glass Menagerie 0 00000 0 Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams Themes Escape and isolation Based on his sister She has a prefrontal lobotomy Laura is Tennessee William s sister Rose He feels bad because he felt as though he didn t take care of someone that was very important to him The character Tom steps out and talks to you so that the playwright can speak through the actor to the audience members From Tom and his life it s an escape from wanting to escape from the isolation from himself lsolation the larger picture Trying to make a connection with others To nd someone to love and nd someone to love you Tom tries to leave his mother and sister because of his responsibilities and his crapy job But what Tom realizes is that he leaves the relationship with his mother and his sister Escapism symbols 0 Tom going to the movies 0 The picture of the father 0 The Glass Menagerie When the unicorn broke and the horn gets broken off it becomes a horse This symbolizes Laura and how she went from different to normal 0 The glass represents Laura she s fragile she s see threw She thought she would never have a place in this world and he will October 23 2013 Edward Albee Theater of the Absurd Often minimal and surreal Reaction against the inhumanity of the modern world Reaction against sterility of cultural institutions 0 The institution of marriage Who s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee o The characters Symbolic names Martha and George Symbolism because of the cherry tree story He could not tell a lie Nick and Honey Honey is like a quotdumb blondequot Nick quotold nickquot like the devil The Son If you build your marriage off of lies and deceit than it will not work The title Selfdetermination original title was The Exorcism Illusion vs reality Symbolically thinking everyone is afraid of Virginia Woolf Their lives are crap The inability to give or nd love The Wasteland You can be stuck in your own wasteland because if it s full of lies how can you get out Crisis and Catharsis Catharsis the rising and the falling Scene 1 Characterization you learn a lot about their relationship They are sick with each other Don t seem to be happy people They are both discontent Martha wears the pants George is weak and unaffectionate There is de antly something that is not happy happy joy joy o The tension is very clear 0 They don t know what s real about their relationship anymore 0 Scene 2 Test Question what are the names of the games they play a A Hump the hostess n B Leap frog n C Another game a D All of the above 0 D 0 Scene 3 George studies eugenics n Eugenics the study of genetics and races If you want to you can change genetics to perfect the human race a Science can turns things into objects a George looks at people as people and looking into groups a Test Question what is George obsessed with 0 His own history he might have killed his parents 0 Scene 4 ln Martha s eyes George is a failure professionally and in other ways such as sexually 0 Scene 5 Martha doesn t want to sleep with Nick just wants attention from Nick She irts with guys because it s a game she wants attention and a reaction to show he got jealous Test Question What does Martha say is in the history department a A bog The rst signal that he is changing The house boy a George is the house boy a They have suggested that they can t have children because of him a Martha just wants to be taken care of 0 October 27 2013 0 Scene 6 Race cars cigars boxing symbolize masculinity Martha makes George fell unmasulin one of the causes is her telling a story of her kicking her butt and them not being able to have kids he might be unfertile George shots Martha with a gun umbrella Martha is not a dumbie She might actually be smarter than George Once you start manipulating what people should be like with genetics they turn them into objects Test Question George is a representation of humanism and Nick a representation of unhumanism George works with Martha s dad In every major relationship in Martha s life she s super strong in her relationship Except for her dad she s weak around him Martha was previously married and married a guy out of rebellion since he was a bum Her dad had the married erased and then George came around and he got married The singing of Who s Afraid of Virginia Wolfsong is a tease for dominance n Everyone is afraid of Virginia Wolf 0 Act 2 The Night of Purgation 0 Scene 7 Walpurgisnach Test Question What is the title of Act two a The Night of Purgation the bringing up and bringing out Test Question What is Walt Bergusnot n Old German holiday bringing out of witching reveling themselves George is realizing that Nick is like a mini George He s very ambition like George used to be He knew that knowledge is power and he knew he could maybe use this knowledge against him 0 October 30 2013 0 Scene 8 Test Question What does George ca Honey I Monkey nipples Test Question What was the reason besides Honey being pregnant that Nick marry Honey I For money Test Question What are the games they can play a Hump the hosts humiliate the hostess and get the guests Martha s father told George that if he published his book about possibly killing his mother and father than he couldn t marry Martha George saw Martha and Nick making out Martha doesn t want to really quotgo all the wayquot The chimes are important because they are symbolic of what speci cally what block George has to pull Honey wakes up by the chimes and seems weepy and unhappy n Honey nally says in front of George because she s drunk quotI don t want childrenquot she doesn t want to be a mother which explains her fase pregnancy a She heard chimes and this gave George the realization that he could this this info against Nick 0 Act 3 The Exorcism was the original name of the play 0 Scene 9 The son is imaginary that hunts them he s like the exorcism The line that George says quotFlowers for the deadquot is symbolic of their dead son Martha was says that George is the only man who can make her happy a George apparently settled for Martha 0 Scene 10 George starts throwing the owers at Martha George cas Nick a quothouse boyquot 0 Scene 11 Martha starts talking about her child and describing him George starts reading the Latin mass The sun comes up and they say quotDawnquot This represents a new day Everything is an af rmation after af rmation Nick realizes that something has changed in his as well and maybe that s for the better George nally touches Martha s solder Martha admits that she is Afraid of Virginia Wolf The ending scene is George and Martha holding hands and then the camera goes off into the window representing a new day November 4 2013 Steven Crane Very strongly in uenced by Dickenson 0 Good does not always defeat evi New form of literature Test Question Naturalism Determines a person s fate not by God luck or anything else just by yourself making the choice Wrote this during the Civil War and learned everything in magazine articles This whole story is an essay In other stories the guy who most deserves to survive the good guy In Crane s stories not the case 0 You just got to just roll the dice Test Question lmpressioni tic The impression of reality 0 The Open Boat bv Steven Crane Test Question Who survived in The Open Boat n The oiler The know the color of the sea and not the waves because they are worried about drowning The sky isn t trying to kill them The sea is seen as an antaginous There is no bigger bond between you and the guys on that boat Test Question The Cigars a They all has cigars not by God just by chance Test Question The shark symbolizes a Death They are so balanced in this boat The sea gull is trying to land on his head They deiced if they don t do something they will die if they don t do something they might die Their boat ends up ipping over and they reach a sore People are there and they cover them with blankets William Faulkner Very similar to Tennessee William Traditional values of the south Single most famous American author of the 20th century 0 Him and Hemingway Wrote about what he called quothis little postage stamp in the country From Oxford Mississippi where Ol Miss is 0 Where most of his stories are set such as A Rose for Emily Murder someone to get their own way Themes 0 Test Question Nolesse Oblige The upper class had obligations for the lower class Take care of them Talks about how the African Americans were seen as higher up than whites 0 Test Question GenderRacial lnequities Mostly racial Referring mostly to slavery Women in the south were kind of like quothouse slavesquot A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner 0 Section 1 It s important with how the people in the town see Ms Emily n Men or women don t see her as a person They see her as an object This is the heart of the problem a The old gardener Toby Test Question The main characteristic of Faulkner s African American employees is n Loyal A black woman named Callie raised Faulkner He considered her more of mother than his birth mother a He wanted to burry her with his family but he couldn t because blacks and whites were separated then Test Question What character has the same name as Emily s lover a Homer Barron Colonel Sartoris appearance is very southern Faulkner did not like seeing the southern things disappear 0 Section 2 The smell is the dead body in her house 0 Section 3 She s sick for a while after they take away her dead father Faulkner uses the word quotthe nwordquot a lot but don t judge him he doesn t tell the story Test Question Who is the narrator of A Rose for Emily n An any man narrator He is the voice of the town The towns people see Emily hanging out Homer is a Yankee gure a They feel bad for her They think she can t go out and marry a Yankee The towns people call in Emily s cousins and they chase Homer away Emily goes to the drug store and buys rat poison a He thinks that she is going to kill herself because they see her as an object They see Homer go into her house and he never comes out 0 Section 4 and 5 Emily dies and they have to go into her house They are worried that they will see a dead body that has been there for 30 years She dead on a yellow moldy pillow down stairs I How did she die on a moldy pillow By sleeping in the same bed that Toby s dead body had been in quotWe saw a long strand of irongray hairquot Homer wouldn t have gray hair and nether would Emily Therefore they were murdered 0 John Steinbeck 0 Very famous American author 0 His most famous book was Grapes of Wrath and OfMice and Men 0 This story is about traditional values about gender values 0 Being woman in a royal place looked at as property November 6 2013 o The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck O O 0 Elisa lives in Salinas Valley with a pot with a lid on it Represents escape Elisa not going to get rain she s just going to get fog Rainrenewal Fogopposite of opportunity quotHer gure looked blocked and heavy in her gardening costume a man s black hat pulled low down over her yes clodhopper shoes a gured print dress almost completely covered by a big corduroy apron with four big pockets to hold snips the towel and scratcher the seeds and the knife she worked withquot Elisa has covered up any sign that she is female She wants to look like a male to get power Her Chrysanthemums are her babies The scissors cutting the chrysanthemum represents over power Elisa s husband tells her that she belongs in the garden and kitchen as a woman Elisa s ran into a big man His hands are so cracked that he had grease in his hands and it looks like spider webs n Elisa starts to have sexual feelings This man likes owers unlike her husband and it catches her attention because he shows interests in what she likes best She get egger to talk to him a Even the rhythm and syntax s show how excited she gets a He has passion because it is what he represents HE ACTUALLY CARES n She ends up giving him the pots to x and gives him money Elisa just wants to be looked at with appreciation for her womanliness Elisa gets mad at her husband for him not appreciating her chrysanthemums If you re drinking what are you doing Trying to forget a No longer did she act radiant because of her womanliness she was now weak and defeated Ralph Ellison Wrote a few onehitwonders a Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison He has been covering the walls with light xtures in a cellar Lots of light shining on him He starts thinking about all of the events that lead him there Test Question Invisibility equals what 0 0 0 0 Q lnjestifcation People don t see him as a person Gradualism Ellison was against this Thought it was bad A philosophy that was created by Booker T Washington It means patience This culture had to change The story begins with is grandfather was doing something very stage on of his deathbed It s ok to make believe that you make people think that you are doing curtain things His grandfather tells him to go ght at the Battle of Royal He sees a stripper They the rst time he s ever seen a naked woman and they are terri ed a It was not common for young black men to see a blonde naked woman a They are terri ed because she s white a The investable man isn t about the money it s about kicking the person s butt a Test Question They are not gold coins they are a Gold pieces a Test Question What example does he give that things might work a Lost a Social Responsibility you make changes constantly a He instead uses the word social equality and white people start lashing out on him 0 Ex you can marry my daughter you can marry my wife a Test Question What s inside the leather briefcase A scholarship a He talks about his dream and a clown in it he was a clown because him being black was entertainment 0 Review For Test 0 Edward Albee a Virginia Wolf 0 Who taught Albee how to write plays Tennessee Williams 0 He was the theater he observed The play was as much literature as much as plays Some things you actually have to read to understand it Virginia Wolf is one of his least observed plays 0 What was he trying to x Marriage Why were people Afraid of Virginia Wolf Because people weren t taking control of their lives they re just letting people live George and Martha were named after George and Martha Washington What is the plot structure Building actions a Ex George pretending to shoot Martha What were the games in the play Hit the hostess Hump the host Bringing up baby House boy What did the games represent To play pretend They don t even know what s real anymore What does Nick do Studies biology genetics George thinks Nick looks at people like objects What does George do He is a history professor How was George see Nick Like a himself He sees him as his son And as a threat How does George stop all of the lies Kills his son 0 Steve Crane George was just as invested in this lie that his son was alive as Martha was It hurt him too 0 The Open Boat 0 O O O O 0 Was an unusual writer Was based off of Charles Dickenson s Wrote about naturalism nothing is created by God everything is just chance The whole story is a defense about naturalism The best guy died the oier because he went left instead of right lmpressionism the color of the sky 0 William Faulkner o A Rose For Emily 0 O 0 Ladies aren t treated like ladies She is looked at as an object or a monument because people want to see the inside of her house The nobilities obligation is a responsibility of the upper class helping out the lower class Who was Toby The servant What about Toby was typical about black people at this time He was loyal He knew Emily was sleeping with a dead body but didn t tell anyone What is Emily like Cold Not social When she found out she had to pay taxes she got mad She is very stubborn What is Cornel Sutssions represent The old south He likes to treat ladies like ladies The new people don t 0 Who narrates the story Anyone in the town 0 On the back of the arsenic bottle she rights quotfor ratsquot He thinks she s going to committee suicide httpwwwgradesavercomthesunalsorisesstudyguidequizl httpwwwstudybluecom ashcardview8071923 November 13 2013 Alice Walker Was in the Color Purple Writes about African American culture Family heritage vs cultural heritages Con ict what the mother values and what her daughter Dee has come to value because of her exposure to NYC Dee has replaced her heritage to substitute with her family heritage The story starts out staying with a yard Everyday Use by Alice Walker oThe yard is a comfortable place What you take pleasure in doesn t have to be fancy oThe mother is a country woman and she thinks about how she wants her daughter Dee to be able to a lighter skin color slim able to talk freely and talk on TV to John Carson She talks about how she is a big boned woman She likes it because it keeps her warm in cold weather She is not the dainty sophisticated woman who her daughter wants to be and there is nothing in her mind wrong with a that O O O 0 There is a belief Dee started the re to the house because it was almost as if she was getting rid of her heritage Test Question According to lecture somebody might be in charge of setting the re to the house Who was it Dee Dee shows up in a fancy car and guy The guy is considered a to just be a friend but might be more He s just always with her Dee says I m no longer Dee and she calls herself a Muslim name Dee was a named after a slave in the family but her mother wants it to be a family name not a slave name Dee doesn t want the name therefore doesn t want her family heritage Dee walks around the side of the house and starts stealing things She s not interested in what these things will do in her mother and sister s lives because they are decoration and she sees them as useless Dee wants to turn the quilts into decoration but her mother is giving them away to Maggie Dee gets really upset This is the rst time in her life that Maggie has one Dee is really rich but she seems unhappy She s basically dead on the inside While her sister and mother are probably happier with their farm and dirt road Ernest Hemindwav The single most famous writer in the 20 century Hemingway wanted a way to get into the army and become a hero There s a picture of him from a newspaper in the hospital and smiling 0 He got a bike and a bomb went off but he was ne He was wounded from the bomb going off and it s the same way jake Barns in his book except Hemingway was mid legs and jake actually had upper legs and had his junk blown off He was all about manly things A very sad novel Phrases o The Lost generation he uses it as a quote from the poet in Paris They have lost faith in God When the men came back from WWll they were in a spiritual wasteland But the way they got through life was nding a signi cant lover o The Hemingway Hero you had to have 1 Courage ght the good ght 2 Dignity it s not enough to be courageous and do courageous things Jake cries in the book a few times 3 Authenticitv he does the things he does for bad reasons He learned to box because he s Jewish and he got crap for it at Princeton and he wanted to beat them Up 4 Compassion But you only have to be compassionate to people that you need to be compassionate for oJake and his friends drink themselves stupid o Hemingway himself is not a Hemingway Hero He is just like Jake 0 Test Question Who is the real Hemingway Hero Pedro Remera the boy 0 The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 0 Chapter 1 In order to get Robert way he shows him the bad things rst and then shows them the good things Robert is engaged to Francis 0 Chapter 2 Something that is more important about Robert Romantic thinks it s wrong to nd the perfect person to love ldealism the idea that there is a perfect world our there somewhere There are no happy endings 0 November 18 2013 0 Chapter 3 Hemmingway loved Paris lived there a A lot of the places are still there The hooker Georgette is sick I She hits him up for dinner a They go where he and his friends have dinner Brett n Jake loves Brett so intensely that it hurts him to see her with other men 0 Chapter 4 First paragraph is about him riding through Paris What they do in the taxi a They were kissing and then she said quotDon t touch mequot a He says quotDon t you love mequot n Then he talks about her eyes a They love each other intensely yet there is something that is a wall between them They don t know what it is yet but we will nd out 0 Later we nd out he is sexually incapable to perform because he got his junk blown off in war Jake says you can t be digni ed if you cry in front of other people but if you cry in the dark then that s ne Hemmingway says that the time that humans come is at night Brett marriages are unde ned It seems as if she has married at least 2 men A Hemmingway hero would never marry someone broke You have to be a man to be a Hemmingway man and Robert is not this guy 0 Chapter 7 We see other cafes and people Be prepared if you sit by the sidewalk your beer will cost X3 more than sitting inside Francis is Robert s anc e n She s the mean girl a She s more of a guy Brett and Jake talk about how much they want to be together a Jake says quotCan t we live together Brettquot n Brett says it couldn t work Tist Question There are two characters in the novel that represent the perfect Hemmingway heroes Who are they a Pedro and the Count o The Count is surprisingly courageous in such a bad world 0 Pedro naturally had courage He feels good and manly The Count thinks you have to live in the moment and what gives you pleasure The characters are spiritually dead because they drink themselves dead throughout the whole book 0 Chapter 8 We meet the Bill Gorton and Mike Campbell Tist Question Who is Bill Gorton n He s also a Hemmingway hero and Hemmingway bud 0 Chapter 9 Brett and Jake talking about the bull ghting a The bull run is very dangerous Brett slept with a guy who wasn t a Hemmingway hero Tist Question what the most used word in the second half of the book a Good 0 It s nearly triple digits Spain was Hemmingway s favorite country Jake sees a cathedral a He started praying for everyone he could think of 0 Bull ghts o Himself 0 He makes a lot of money 0 This is one of the rst realization that he is not functional with his religion 0 Jake realizes that he can t really do it he s pretending 0 He has lost his godly connectionfaith 0 Someone asks him aren t you Catholic 0 He says technically This means he was born and raised 0 What would make him a real catholic 0 To practicing and believing 0 Chapter 11 Jake is supposed to be a Hemmingway hero but they come up short n In fact a lot of the characters are supposed to be heroes but most come short as well When you seek the truth the closer you go up The closer you go up the closer you go to heaven 0 Chapter 12 Jake and Bill get go shing READ THE FISHING AND BULLFIGHTING PARTS Read page 124 They nished their shing and drinking their wine Jake admits that he lost his faith at war 0 Chapter 13 Jake and Bill nish their shing trip Stay at the hotel Monboya A cionados meaning passion A passion for bull ghting Hemmingway uses bull ghting as a metaphor for passion for life Hemmingway is talking about Jake not having enough A cionados There was a conspiracy of people who kill bull ghters Hemmingway thinks like Elliot in the way that Americans live in our own personal quotwastelandsquot 0 November 20 2013 Tist Question What does Brett do with the bull s ears that Pedro gives them a Hangs them in the hotel Jake has settled into the hotel to see the ghting bulls Brett looks at the bull and says quotMy god isn t he beautifulquot A Hemmingway hero appreciates the technique Jake and all of his friends drank themselves stupid 0 Chapter 14 Electric lights and botanic A monatic Politian means monastery n Which is where monks live Pedro is what every man wants to be Brett leaves Pedro because quotI decided not to be bitch because it feels rather good not being a bitchquot I She means by leaving him it is better because she would screw him up To be a Hemmingway hero you need to be in danger to show your courage Tist Questions quotThe purity of line and the maximum exposurequot a You don t to things for your recognition you do it because you love things To be a Hemmingway hero you either have it or you don t You just achieve it You re born with it a Robert can t be one because he s Jewish 0 Chapter 16 If the weather is going bad in Hemmingway s books then the crap is about to hit the fan Tist Question Who dies in the book a Someone running from the bull We don t even know who they are 0 It s a suggestion that things are going to go wrong Brett has the hots for Pedro She keeps on doing the wrong things to Jake She asks Jake to set her up with Pedro Why couldn t she ask her other friends We don t know Hemmingway heroes make bad decisions all the time but they almost always make it up There s kind of homosexual feelings with Jake because Hemmingway is just like Jake I There were famous stories and portrays it with characters that Hemmingway that kind of hinted that he might have been gay Hemmingway himself was NOT a Hemmingway hero A lot of Hemmingway s novels she s discovering his short comings 0 Chapter 17 Jake found out that Brett slept with Pedro and gets pissed and tries to ght him Pedro cas Jake a Pimp Hemmingway heroes ose way more often than they win Robert nds Pedro with Brett A bath metaphorically means quotI need to clean this stuff off of mequot 0 Chapter 18 A guy with the sword and getting the sword both male More bu ghting More Partying Brett getting the bulls ears and what she does with them 0 Chapter 19 Jake is bathing in the ocean to wash everything bad off of him Jake gets a telegram from Brett and he goes to rescue her Tist Question Why does Brett need rescuing Why can t she do it on her own a She needs money and doesn t want to take Pedro s money She lets him go Brett and Jake end up talking drinking and kissing a She talks about how old she is Brett and Jake have lost of a lot of things including their FAITH a They don t believe in God anymore Tist Question According to Brett what is it her and Jake have instead of God a Being a bitch 0 Which is being a Hemmingway hero and declaring quotI will not be a bitchquot Brett tells him while he s drinking quotDon t get drunk lakequot I This is weird because Brett is always drinking getting drunk a She starts realizing that she doesn t need to drink because she ignores things Brett and Jake then went on a taxi drive a Are they going to go back to Paris together and stay together a Jake suggest that they still could Hemmingway has the sun rise be at the end of the book to show the light at the end of the tunnel Tist Question What does Brett and Jake says in the very last sentence of the book a Brett quotWe could ve had such a damn good time togetherquot a lake quotYes it is pretty don t you think soquot Hemmingway Hero a Physical courage n Decency n Dignity n Authentic TEST REVIEW Evervdav Use bv Alice Walker What did Alice Walker write about 0 Gender 0 Cultural heritage What was the context of the story 0 Family heritage o The daughter Dee came home from college and she s obsessed with the abstract African heritage What the narrative frame 0 The yard You see it in the beginning and in the end of the story Who started the re in the old house 0 Dee What supports that she started the re 0 She was already there 0 The way she was looking at it What is Hickem used as 0 He s like trophy o It never says that he s her boyfriend o Kind of like look how close to my culture I am Where did Dee get her name 0 It s a slave name 0 Her mom sees it as a family name 0 Dee sees her name as forced upon her Why does her mom say no to Dee having the quilt 0 Because her sister will use the quilt and how it is supposed to be used The Sun Always Rises by Ernest Hemmingway What is the lost generation 0 The generation after WWI because they lost their faith What are the four characteristics of a Hemmingway hero 0 Courage 0 Compassion o Dignity o Authentic Who is NOT a Hemingway hero 0 Robert because he cries in front of people 0 He s Jewish What is Brett and Jake s relationship 0 They love each other but they can t be with each other because of Brett What is a charactericistics of the lost generation 0 You re afraid of morality What was one of one of Robert s problems 0 Arrested development childhood In the rank of Hemmingway hero 0 Pedro and Count are the only ones What happens on the shing trip 0 Male bonding 0 Hanging out In what war was Jake injured 0 WW1 Where was lake from his nationality 0 USA Nobody ever lives his or her life all the way up except o Bull ghters That39s the way men are It39s a wonder they ever nd anyone to o Marry them What is Cohn s profession o Writer You can39t get away from yourself by 0 Moving from one place to another Where did the esta begin 0 Pamplona People went to the Corrida to see Belmonte to be given tragic sensations and perhaps to see 0 The death of Belmonte Who of the following characters didn39t want to sleep with Brett 0 They all wanted 0 Jake Barnes 0 Mike Campbell 0 Robert Cohn Fiesta was really started It kept up day amp night for days 0 Seven Where did Brett and Jake meet 0 ln Madrid With whom did Brett go to San Sebastian o Cohn What interrupted Jake s vacation in San Sebastian in the end of the story 0 A wire from Brett 0 You39re You lost touch with the soil You get precious Fake European standards have ruined you You drink yourself to death You become obsessed by sex You spend your time talking not working 0 An expatriate What were Jake39s last words 0 Isn t it pretty to think so 0 httpwwwshmoopcomhouseonmangostreetchapter1summaryhtm December 2 2013 Sandra Cisneros 0 From San Antonio 0 Her house is painted a bueish color when she asked for white 0 This talks about the main themes in the book The houses Selfpossession Taking care and owning your own house is being in possession and owning yourself Tist Question Houses lives What a woman really needs is quotA room of one s ownquot Rejection of Traditional Roles and Machismo Chicananess blessings and limitations 0 The richness of culture in a Hispanic neighborhood Also goes back to the male culture 0 The inability to give or nd love 0 One of the primary things in Hispanic cultures is that rolls are hard to nd Bildungsroman coming of age through a loss of innocence This book is dedicated to the women of the Hispanic culture who haven t been given any opportunities to nd a way out 0 Why are the chapter shorts and it s an easy read 0 It s from a child s perspective their way of looking into the world Tist Question How is this book constructed o Episodic The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros 0 Section 1 One of the issues in the book is that it s hard to nd your place in the world when you have so many siblings A house a lack of your sense of self The House on Mango Street is red small no yard n The overwhelming feeling is that it seems constructing symbolizing her heritage Tist Question The woman by the window a Is a symbol that she is not going outside therefore you re not in the world you re just witnessing it It s kind of like living in your parent s house it s not your house Esperanza doesn t want to be in someone else s house she wants her own house 0 Section 2 She talks about her family s hair a Symbolizes who they are 0 Ex mom s hair is beautiful and smells good it shows she s kind and nurturing Her mother is one of the woman by the window Tist Question what did her mother want to be n An opera singer She dropped out of school she didn t have nice clothes 0 Section 3 The boys aren t allowed to talk to the girls inside but they can outside and pick on her a This symbolizes their culture by not being showing off their image a This makes Esperanza feel insecure She s like the red balloon meaning passion that wants to out 0 Section 4 Espernaza means hope u It s like the number 9 n It s more than 8 so she likes it n Her name is a sad name it s not what she wants 0 She compares it to a muddy color a Horses symbolizes strength 0 She feels the need for power Esperanza thinks the rolls in the Spanish heritage are wrong She thinks that women are treated like objects Test Question What is the most used motif n Women sitting and looking out of the window She wants another name 0 Section 5 We start getting into another culture that are a little bit different and a little bit strange Esperanza realizes the beauty as a writer She wants to stick to the art and have a door out of the house 0 Section 6 A cousin named Marin Tist Question One of the main representatives of the female sexual couple a Marin and Sally The other cousin who stole the cattleack n The cops show up a He tries to run and he crashes the car 0 Section 7 Marin rst cousin is from Porto Rico and has a boyfriend there a She likes to show her sexuality a quotWhat matters is for boys to us and for us to see boysquot I Esperanza is afraid of boys sexuality and irting lt scares her and she s not ready She realizes she has to be like Marin The mistake these women have made is that going with the fairytale version of life a Ex quotWaiting for your prince to save you and make your life perfectquot o This usually fails for the women Her main theme is gender 0 Sectior18 A fairytale the old woman who lived in the shoe n Shows the instructions of how to live your life Rosa isn t married and doesn t have kids 0 Section 9 Alicia is afraid of mice and fathers She doesn t like it when her father tells her that a woman s place is cooking tacos 0 Section 10 The family of little feet are important to Esperanza because she gets shoes they re high heals a They change the way they make you feel and make them feel like women quotIt must be Christmas dayquot a For a poor child it s a huge deal A bum guy sees her shoes and offers them money for a kiss They thankfully ran away a They realize they are not ready to be a women yet a This shows the innocence of them they can t believe that they are growing up 0 Section 11 Tist Question what is the rice sandwich about U Esperanza wants to stay at school and eat with all of the other kids but the nuns insist she goes home She starts to cry and ends up staying at school while crying over her rice sandwich The saddle shoes punishment The special dress isn t right because she has ugly saddle shoes I The saddle shoes are only what little girls wears so she feels awkward A boy does pay attention to her and she gets to dance and this makes her feel more grown up 0 Section 12 If you don t look like a women in this culture then you might be confused with a man Hipsa woman Turning physically into a women is like putting a key into the ignition and seeing where it drives but it s also very scary 0 Section 13 Where is Esperanza s first job a At a photo shop An older man is creepy and said quotIt s my birthday and can I have a kissquot a He sexually assaults her by kissing her and not letting go a No one has ever told her about stuff like this She eats lunch in the bathroom because she was so scared of the job and people 0 Section 14 What is about the clown n She might have been molested at a carnival Esperana sees her dad cry and doesn t know what to do when his own father dies n This culture isn t very close with the other sex a She might believe that men aren t as different as we might believe 0 Section 15 Why do people make fun of her aunt n Because she might have MS What do they both like u Poetry 0 They admire art and beauty 0 It s a special connection she has with her aunt The light bulb symbolizes truth December 3 2013 0 Section 16 Esperana is talking about the support system the women have with each other It s also a spiritual under pavement of shared beliefs They are Catholic 0 Section 17 Geraldo get hits by a car and ends up dying because the surgeon didn t want to operate on him because he was an illegal immigrant The people around him saw him as an object and not a person 0 The Earl of Tennessee The women are really gross a Very sensual n Everyone in the neighborhood describes this woman in a different way u The women are hookers o m Is the prince you ve been waiting for He has a girlfriend his very pretty and stupid or childlike and dependent Esperana wants to be sexy like Lois 0 Four Skinnv Trees She has to be passionate to get out of her traditional culture 0 No Speak English The Pepsi commercial Rafaela Relates to a woman waiting for a prince charming Your place is like an object take it lightly Silly The female sexuality The inability to nd love Esperana thinks that one of the things that stands in the way of love is the people that tell you what to do and treat you like objects Bums in the Attic Up the hill are the nicer houses that she wants to live in What Sally Said It s about how her father beats her so bad that she can t go to school He hurts his daughter but it hurts him just as emotionally to do all that to her Monkev Garden Tist Question What is the monkey garden symbolically n Eden She does what she has to do so that she doesn t have to leave the monkey garden the innocence She wants to die in it The green of the grass is symbolic of life and fertility Red Clowns Esperana might have gotten raped Linoleum Roses Sally gets her s She gets married Symbolically speaking she s trapped inside of her own wedding cake The Three Sisters You can t erase what you and what you came from You have roots from where you came from o Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes It is just as the same as the beginning It s all a circle It s a spiritual escape so that she can put it down on paper Final Exam 100 mult choice Most will be of the last test 25 or more will be Mango street There will be a few new questions about the old material o It will be on the BIG stuff 0 The 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