English 200 Pop Quizzes


To help refresh your memory about the quizzes you've taken (or missed) this semester, here are the questions asked. (Sorry, you have to provide the answers.) These may prove helpful when studying for exams.

Aug. 28, 1995: Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener"
Why do you think Melville subtitled this story "A Story of Wall Street"? What thematic significance does Wall Street have in this story?

Aug. 30, 1995: Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
Is Granny Weatherall more a woman of action or of thought? Explain your answer.

Sept. 6, 1995: Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"
Which of the three previous stories--"The Tell-Tale Heart," "Bartleby, the Scrivener," and "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall"--do you think "The Yellow Wallpaper" most resembles? Why?

Future quiz questions will be posted after they have been taken.


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