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									English 10 B                  Final Exam Study Guide

Be able to define and identify examples of:






Direct Characterization












Point of View
First person point of view:

Third person limited point of view

Third person omniscient point of view


The Crucible:
Know: All Characters
Know: General Puritan beliefs
Why did the girls appear to be “witched”?

Why was Paris concerned about the situation?

Why didn’t John expose Abigail earlier?

What did Rebecca Nurse symbolize?

How are Proctor and Rebecca similar?

Who displays integrity and courage?

How does Abigail influence the other girls?

Who was the first person to make accusations about witchcraft?

What does the following mean and who said it?
“What victory would the Devil have to win a soul already bad? It is best the Devil wants and who
is better than the minister?”

“It’s she put me out; you cannot pretend it were you. I saw your face when she put me out, and
you loved me then and you do now!”

“I have not moved from there to there without I think to please you, and still an everlasting
funeral marches round your heart.”

“And why not, if they must hang for denyin’ it? There are them that will swear to anything
before they’ll hang; have you ever thought of that?”

“Abigail. I bid you now search your heart and tell me this – and beware of it, child, to God every
soul is precious and His bengeance is terrible on them that take life without cause.”
“Woman, plead with him…It is pride; it is vanity…What profit him to bleed?…Go to him; take his
shame away!”

“You are pulling heaven down and raising up a whore.”

“I have sins of my own to count. It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery.”

“He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him!”

“I knew it! Goddy Osburn were midwife to me three times…I begged him not to call Osburn
because I feared her. My babies always shriveled in her hands!”

“Now look you, child, your punishment will come in its time. But if you trafficked with spirits in
the forest I must know it now, for surely my enemies will, and they will ruin me with it.”

“All innocent and Christian people are happy for the courts in Salem! These people are gloomy
for it. And I think you will want to know from each and every one of them, what discontents
them with you!”

“So many time, Mr. Proctor, she come to this very door, beggin’ bread and a cup of cider – and
mark this: whenever I turned her away empty, she mumbled.”

“She speak of Abigail, and I thought she were a saint, to hear her. Abigail brings the other girls
into court, and where she walks, the town will part like the sea for Israel.”

“Story of an Hour”
Why do Richards and Josephine take great care in telling Mrs. Mallard about the fate of her

What feeling does Mrs. Mallard possess so forcibly she cannot suppress it?

Knowing her husband is dead, what does Mrs. Mallard look forward to?

How did Brently Mallard survive the accident?

“In Another Country”
What does the fencer think about the therapy?

How do the townsfolk show their dislike of the men?
Name at least three things the four men have in common:

What object in the story symbolizes death?

“Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”
Why did the narrator ask him for information about Leonidas Smiley?

When Simon Wheeler says, “I don’t recollect exactly”, he means:

What is another way to say “danglest feller”?

When Wheeler says that the frog was “modest and straightforward”, he is using figurative
language called:

Short Story vocabulary and questions-look over previous study guides:
From Of Plymouth Plantation
From Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
From Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
From Self-Reliance
From Walden
The Devil and Tom Walker
The Minister’s Black Veil
From My Bondage and My Freedom
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

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