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Quotes, Stories, and
Vocabulary Review
Provide the title or author
 “God holds you…as one holds a
loathsome spider” is from a sermon
written by:
 Jonathan Edwards “Sinners in the Hands
of an Angry God”
Provide the title or author
 “I went into the woods to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life.”
 Walden by Thoreau
 “The stench of the hold…was so
intolerably loathsome that it was
dangerous to remain there for any time.”
 “The Interesting Narrative of Gustavus
Vassa” by Equiano
 “In every work of genius we recognize
our own rejected thoughts…Trust
thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron
string” is from Emerson’s piece called:
 “Self-Reliance”
 “Give me liberty or give me death!”
 “Speech to 2nd Virginia Convention” by
Patrick Henry
 What was the name of the almanac that
Franklin’s aphorisms appeared in?
 Poor Richard’s Almanack
 The weakness and evil in human nature
is best exemplified in this Washington
Irving story:
 “The Devil and Tom Walker”
 In “The Fall of the House of Usher,” this
character with web-like hair most
corresponds with with the house itself :
 Roderick Usher
 What are some things that Thoreau
complains about in Walden?
 The post office, the news, the
superficiality of people.
 What does Thoreau suggest in order to
deal with the “chopping waters” of life?
(the chaos)
 To simplify
 When Phillis Wheatley makes references
to Greek mythology, which literary
device is she using?
 Allusion