Abeka World Literature Test 8

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Maine
setting of “The Skater and the Wolves”
Jack London
wrote ~The Call of the Wild~
New England
Sarah Orne Jewett described life in what part of America?
~The Country of the Pointed Firs~
Sarah Orne Jewett’s masterpiece is entitled ____
dog
in “To Build a Fire,” the man traveled with his ____
snake mackerel
the crew of the ~Kon-Tiki~ believed they were the first men to see a living ____
Urshanabi
ferryman who took Gilgamesh across the waters of death
serpent
plant that was supposed to restore youth was taken by this
cow
Sylvia went to the woods each evening to get her grandmother’s what?
$10
how much did the ornithologist offer Sylvia to take him to the nest of the bird he wanted?
language
single most important factor that binds men together as human beings
the Sahara Desert
where did Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s plane crash?
James Russell Lowell
“What Is So Rare as a Day in June?”
Robert Frost
“Once by the Pacific”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“Lost in the Sahara”
Lew Sarett
“Angus McGregor”
Jack London
“To Build a Fire”
Robert P Tristram Coffin
“Crystal Moment”
Robert Frost
“A Prayer in Spring”
“The Eagle”
“he clasps the crag with crooked hands; close to the sun in lonely lands, ring’d with the azure world, he stands”
“What Is So Rare as a Day in June?”
“we may shut our eyes, but we cannot help knowing that the skies are clear and grass is growing”
“To a Snow-flake”
“insculped and embossed, with His hammer of the wind, and His graver of the frost”
“Once by the Pacific”
“there would be more than ocean-water broken before God’s last ~Put out the Light~ was spoken”
“A Prayer in Spring”
“oh, give us the pleasure in the flowers today”
“Crystal Moment”
“once or twice this side of death things can make one hold his breath”
“Two Ancient Indian Fables”
“we are from one nest. only he has learned to talk like his master; I like mine”
epic
long, narrative poem which presents characters and action of heroic population
setting
physical background against which the events of a story take place
Polynesia
crew of the ~Kon-Tiki~ sailed 4,000 miles to prove that is was possible to sail from South America to where?
Thor Heyerdahl
captain of the ~Kon-Tiki~
Job
said “though he slay me, yet I will trust in him”
Enkidu
friend whose death Gilgamesh mourned
Utnapishtim
Sumerian “Noah” figure
pilot
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry often wrote about his experiences during his career as a ___
Job
oldest book in the Bible
Wiliam Carey
wrote “Two Ancient Indian Fables”
six
___ men sailed on the ~Kon-Tiki~
God
spoke to Job from a whirlwind
Alfred Lord Tennyson
wrote “The Eagle”
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