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.
Scout. Atticus. Jem. These are some of the most recognized names in American literature but what do you really know about these iconic characters and others in Harper Lee's beloved novel To Kill a Mockingbird? Take the quiz from eNotes and find out!
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a world so structured that anything that is not expected and usual is considered alien and dangerous. Still, this is the life he has known and loves. When the day comes for Jonas to receive his career assignment, the new role will forever change both Jonas and his community. Be sure you understand the choices Jonas must face by taking this eNotes quiz on his character inThe Giver, Lois Lowry's classic novel for young adults.