It is December. This should be a time eagerly anticipated by people Jonas's age, but instead this member of the "Elevens" has a sense of foreboding. In fact, everyone in his year feels uneasy. Be sure you understand what is going on in Jonas's world and what is making many in his community so uncomfortable by taking the quiz over Chapter 1 in The Giver by Lois Lowry from eNotes.
"The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse, " warned Irish philosopher Edmund Burke. He was right. Power is like a drug; the more you have, the more you want. Such is the case with Macbeth. He has proven himself to be a formidable force and has been rewarded for his efforts... but he wants more. Be sure you understand the players and their positions as they strive to achieve and maintain power by taking eNotes' exclusive, interactive quiz over Macbeth Act 1, Scene 2. 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!
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Winston's writing is interrupted by his neighbor. When he returns to his task, he suddenly recalls a dream; its cryptic message makes Winston uneasy. Be sure you recall the dream and more by taking this eNotes quiz on Part 1, Chapter 2 of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984.
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.