Spring Semester Exam Review English 3 2015 The Great Gatsby

Spring Semester Exam Review English 3 2015
The Great Gatsby
Identify the following symbols-Gatsby’s Car:
The Eyes of T.J. Eckleburg:
The Green Light:
Gatsby’s Shirts:
Describe Tom and Daisy’s relationship:
Who is responsible for Gatsby’s death?
Who comes to Gatsby’s funeral? Why is this significant?
How did Gatsby create himself?
What’s the difference between West Egg and East Egg?
(Write down a quick summary of each piece of literature from different time periods)
ModernismRobert Frost “Acquainted with the Night” (theme)
EE Cummings “Anyone lived in a pretty how town” (breaking rules)
TS Eliot “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (irony)
Katherine Anne Porter “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” (stream of consciousness)
William Faulkner “A Rose for Emily” (point of view, mood)
Contemporary LiteratureDudley Randall “Ballad of Birmingham” (author’s purpose
Anne Moody “Coming of Age in Mississippi” (diction, tone)
Amy Tan “Mother Tongue” (writing style, personal essay, anecdote)
Alice Walker “In Search of our Mother’s Gardens” (cultural influences)
Sandra Cisneros “Straw into Gold” (allusion, unique cultural perspective)
Gwendolyn Brooks “Life for My Child is Simple” (speaker, theme)
Rita Dove “Testimonial” (theme)
Billy Collins “Forgetfulness” The Man in the Moon” “Introduction to Poetry” (theme)
Define and be able to identify the following literary terms-Figurative Language
Point of View
In research, know the importance of the following-Works Cited Page
Parenthetical Citations
Essay: Pick one thing you are passionate about and write a heart-felt essay (incorporate a piece of literature we read this
-There will be questions about whichever Contemporary Literature book you chose to read (The Catcher in the Rye, If I
Die in a Combat Zone, or Slaughterhouse Five).