Hester Prynne is one of the most infamous characters in American literature, not for her unconventional out-of-wedlock birth, but for her refusal to accept her Puritan societies shame. Be sure you understand the source of Hester's strength and her complex moral code by taking the quiz over her character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel The Scarlet Letter from eNotes.
As his name symbolically suggests, Roger Chillingworth is the antagonist in this novel. Once married to Hester, it is Chillingworth who is responsible for much of the pain and hardship of the lives he touches. Be sure you understand the extent of his evil by taking the quiz over the character of Roger Chillingworth in The Scarlet Letter from eNotes.
In 1903, W.E.B. Dubois argued that "the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." This collection of fourteen essays explores how that color line inhibited black success and harmed society as a whole. Be sure you understand Dubois's positions by taking the quiz over "The Souls of Black Folks" from eNotes. Ten questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major themes of these essays.
Louise Mallard suffers from a heart condition, both literally and metaphorically. Be sure you recall what troubles the woman and what happens in her one solitary hour by taking the eNotes Overview quiz for "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin here.
"If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also." Think you know the ins and outs of this classic horror story about a man with two personalities and lives? Take The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Overview Quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about this novel of transformation, morality, and personality.
eNotes' The Taming of the Shrew Overview Quiz asks the essential questions to Shakespeare's comedy, covering details of the play's intricate plot and characters. Test your knowledge today to better prepare for your next test or project!
Something horrible has happened to the narrator's roommate. The only answers given come from the narrator himself. What does he choose to reveal and what information does he conceal? Be sure you recall by taking the eNotes quiz about this character from "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe.
The narrator of this stomach-churning story makes many claims, but are they truthful and is he reliable... at all? Decide if you understand one of Poe's most messed-up characters by taking the quiz over the Narrator in "The Tell-Tale Heart" from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you understand his importance in the short story.