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Giants in the Earth

Further study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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What myth does Rölvaag critique with his realistic portrayal of immigrant pioneer life?

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In Rölvaag’s depiction, what specific emotional loss does immigrant success fail to compensate for?

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What motif reminds readers of characters’ cultural heritage?

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To what ancient group of people does Rölvaag often compare the Norwegian immigrants?

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Whose birth and naming represents the growing Americanization of the immigrant settlers?