01-02_study_guide (1) Tashunda

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Name: Tashunda Ne’kiaa Kayleen Robinson Date: 09/07/2016 School: Marengo High School Facilitator: Mrs.Williams 1.02 Study Guide Directions: Answer the following questions using complete sentences and formal spelling. Include textual evidence to support your answers. 1. What event in history caused new extremes of wealth and poverty among Americans? The American Dream 2. What does the term “Gilded Age” imply about the “privileged” members of society? This term implied a thin veneer of glitter over something of poor quality 3. What novel allowed Edith Wharton to become the first female recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction? Wharton’s Novel 4. In Edith Wharton’s “Life,” identify the simile found in line 1. Wharton’s comparing Life to a marble block she uses the simile like a, 5. How does Wharton use imagery in the second line to describe life? She say inchoate mass of years and days, 6. Wharton presents the idea that we all have an “ardent chisel” in the third line. What could the reader infer is meant by this idea?
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