In the opening chapter of George Orwell's classic Utopian novel, it is easy to understand why the animals of Manor Farm are easily riled up. The pigs, the smartest of the lot, are adept at pointing out the injustices the animals suffer and how their pain and labor benefits man alone. It would be difficult not to get angry when presented with the facts of such inequality, and thus, the uprising begins. Be sure you understand how the animals are convinced to participate in the coming rebellion by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Chapter 1 of Animal Farm. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!
An enigma wrapped in a mystery! By Act 1, Scene 3, things are getting stranger (if that's possible) and more confusing. The Weird Sisters are stirring the pot, both literally and figuratively. Banquo is trying to figure out the witches' riddle. Macbeth is reveling in the old crones' flattery of titles, present and future. Be sure you understand who is being manipulated and why by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth Act 1, Scene 3. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty by gauging how many times each question has been answered correctly. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead, see how you do!
Think you know the ins and outs of this vignette from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club? Explore the intricacies of family dynamics by taking the Two Kinds Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains five questions about the complicated relationship between Jing-mei and her demanding mother.
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.
Test your knowledge of Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic short story with eNotes' "The Minister's Black Veil" Overview Quiz, with questions on the subject of Rev. Hooper's sermons and his parishioners' reactions to the black veil.
In Salem, Massachusetts, a group of young girls starts one of the most notorious cases of mass hysteria in American history. Be sure you recall who is accused, who confesses, who refuses to confess and why by taking the quiz from eNotes about Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
"Pride is a wonderful thing, terrible thing." Think you know the details of James Hurst's short story about two brothers? Take the Scarlet Ibis Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains five questions about this classic, symbolic tale of familial love and tragedy.
In just a few sentences, it becomes clear that the travelling companions, Lennie Small and George Milton, are in pursuit of the American Dream of being self-sufficient property and homeowners. However, just as quickly, it also becomes apparent that the two have many obstacles in their path. Be sure you understand the challenges the friends face by taking the eNotes quiz over Chapter 1 of John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men.
eNotes' The Tempest Overview Quiz covers important questions on Shakespeare's tale of Prospero's island, including "What is Prospero’s final request to Ariel?" and "What does Ariel transform into in Act III?" Quiz yourself on this Shakespearean comedy below!
Think you know the ins and outs of this famous homicide case? Could you sit on the jury? Take The Twelve Angry Men Overview Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains nine questions on the trial and deliberations.