Twelve-year-old Hannah is not thrilled about having to participate in her family's annual Passover celebration. When she begrudgingly opens the door to symbolically allow the prophet Elijah in for supper, Hannah is mysteriously whisked back to the terrifying days of the Holocaust. Be sure you recall what happens to Hannah, literally and figuratively, by taking the quiz from eNotes about The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen.
Demetrio Macías joins Pancho Villa and his gang, who rob from the rich and give to the poor in this Hispanic take on the Robin Hood legend. What do you recall about this classic novel of the Mexican Revolution? Find out by taking the eNotes quiz about The Underdogs by Mariano Azuelo.
Young Paul lives with his impoverished family in England. When Paul discovers he has a knack for picking winning horses, his family's fortunes change. Be sure you recall how this seemingly good thing takes a terrible turn by taking the eNotes quiz for "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by D.L. Lawrence.
As a younger man, English author George Orwell spent time as a journalist in Burma, where he was assigned to write about the death of a local man caused by an elephant. The piece takes surprising turns as the author ponders not only the elephant, but the implications of imperialism. Be sure you understand the conflicts of the incident by taking the "Shooting an Elephant" overview quiz from eNotes.
A man has been murdered and his wife is the suspect. What has caused this quiet, unassuming woman to take such drastic measures? Men have their theories but the women have different ideas. Be sure you understand what went on in the farmhouse both before and after the murder by taking the eNotes quiz for Susan Glaspell's Trifles.
As Falling Man opens, Keith Neudecker walks around covered in blood and in a daze. It is September 11, 2001 and the World Trade Center has just been attacked. Be sure you understand the details of Don Dellilo's unconventional novel by taking the Falling Man overview quiz from eNotes.
Catching Fire is the third in the best-selling Hunger Games saga. In this book, Katiness Everdeen must fight new battles as well as old foes. Be sure you recall the important events and characters in Catching Fire by taking the eNotes quiz for the novel.
Arnold “Junior” Spirit is a teenager living in Washington on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Because the tribal schools are subpar, Junior makes the difficult decision to attend school at the all-white Reardon High School off the reservation. Be sure you understand the challenges and conflicts Junior faces by taking the eNotes quiz about The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie.