Regionalism was a __ literary movement that focused on __.
- Realist; local experiences
- Naturalist; local experiences
- Realist; inspiring social change.
- Naturalist; inspiring social change.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman used “The Yellow Wall-Paper” to __.
- draw attention to how the rest cure was harming women.
- draw attention to the seriousness of hysteria and the need for the rest cure.
- show the local setting in Maine.
- defend doctors who were being criticized for how they treated hysterics.
Modernism was characterized by all of the following except __.
- lack of resolution
The Modernist movement is associated with the historical period __.
- between World War I and World War II.
- between the Civil War and World War I.
- between the Civil War and World War II.
- between World War II and the present.
What animal is Sylvia searching for at the beginning of “The White Heron”?
- A cow
- A heron
- A cat
- A dog
Sylvia used to live in a “crowded manufacturing town” but now lives on a farm. How does she feel about this change?
- She’s happy to be on the farm and prefers to be outside as much as possible.
- She’s happy on the farm, but feels homesick for her old life.
- She hates the farm and wishes to return to the town.
- She has no preference.
Who does Sylvia meet on the road home?
- A young man.
- Her grandmother.
- Her friend Sarah.
- Her brother.
How does Sylvia’s grandmother respond when Sylvia returns home with the stranger?
- She is hospitable, agreeing to feed him and let him stay.
- She is afraid of him, and refuses to let him inside.
- She is angry at Sylvia, and scolds her for talking to strangers.
- She is unhappy but tries not to show it.
Where are Sylvia’s grandmother’s four children?
- They died and were buried.
- They moved away.
- They live in town.
- They are at work, but will be home later.
Why is the young man looking for the white heron?
- He wants to kill and stuff it to keep in his collection.
- He wants to hunt it and have it for dinner.
- He wants to study it and track its movements.
- He believes it is injured and wants to help it.
How does Sylvia plan to find the white heron?
- She will climb a tall tree to try and spot its nest.
- She will put out foods that herons eat to try and lure it.
- She will whistle and mimic the heron’s call.
- She will track its footprints through the woods.
Which best describes Sylvia’s feelings toward the stranger?
- She is afraid of him at first, but then develops a small crush on him.
- She is interested in him at first, but then bored with him.
- She finds him mean and cruel.
- She dislikes him, but hopes he will give her money.
What does Sylvia choose to do at the end of the story?
- She stays silent and does not tell the stranger where the heron’s nest is.
- She leads the stranger to the heron’s nest, but scares the bird off to save its life.
- She kills the bird herself so that it will not suffer long.
- She leaves with the stranger.
What is the relationship between the narrator and John?
- They are married.
- They are siblings.
- John is her father.
- John is her son.
What is John’s profession?
- He is a doctor.
- He is a teacher.
- He is a lawyer.
- He is a writer.
What is the narrator forbidden to do?
- She is forbidden to write, but she does anyway.
- She is forbidden to stay in bed, but she does anyway.
- She is forbidden to stay in bed, so she walks the grounds.
- She is forbidden to write, but it does not bother her.
The narrator believes that the room she lives in was once __.
- A nursery for children.
- The master bedroom.
- The living room.
- The kitchen.
What bothers the narrator about the room she is staying in?
- The design of the wallpaper.
- The lack of fresh air.
- The uncomfortable bed.
- The creaking floors.
The narrator decides that the wallpaper has a different pattern “by moonlight” than it does in the day. What does she say it looks like by moonlight?
- A woman locked behind prison bars.
- Toadstools in front with rats creeping behind them.
- Windows that have been broken open.
- Her husband’s face looming over her.
What makes John faint at the end of the story?
- The narrator claims she has escaped from the wallpaper.
- The narrator is suddenly well.
- The narrator has hanged herself.
- The narrator has escaped out the window.