Which statements describe cultural influences? Florida is bordered by water on three sides. French is spoken in parts of Louisiana. Forests are cleared to provide space for cattle grazing. Male children are encouraged to attend the university. The longest river on the continent is located here. Birthdays are celebrated on January 1st. Per capita income of northern Buckland is more than $100,000.
Which best explains how the title of A Rumor of War can be considered a paradox? Those who experienced the war are the only ones who know the truth. Stories that are told during times of war should never fully be believed. Wars are far too real and large scale to ever be considered merely rumors. Rumors about the war were everywhere before the war officially began.
When a word has an emotion or attitude attached to it that's the word's A. Definition B. Connotation C. Origin D. Denotation
What helps a consumer determine the quantity of something to buy? marginal cost marginal error marginal benefit marginal comparison
Diction is what determines a poet's a. words and phrases. b. rhyme and meter. c. structure and sound. d. subject and theme.
Which statement would the author of Shakespeare meets the 21st century agree with? A.Plays should be performed in a context that connects with a modern-day audience. B.Actors should adopt the proper pronunciation of the English language, which hides any accents. C.An interpretation of a character should be based more on the directors vision than the actors. D.Audiences are more passionate about modern-day plays than those written centuries ago.
Which of the following is not true concerning the elements of a quality life? a. It might include financial and physical security. b. They are considered stable over a lifetime. c. It is highly individualized. d. It depends upon personal environment and relationships
Put the events of the English Reformation in the order in which they occurred. Tiles A) Edward VI reformed the Anglican Church . B) During the reign of Elizabeth I, the Church of England sought a compromise between Catholicism and the more radical Protestant sects. C) Martin Luther nailed “The Ninety-Five Theses” to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. D) Mary I reconciled with the pope and restored Catholicism in England. E) Henry VIII split from the Catholic Church.
According to Crusoe, what characteristic do the mutineers have that makes them unsuitable masters? A) Paganism B) Cruelty C) Industriousness D) Ignorance
Ple Choice 1. What is the first step in reading dramatic dialogue? organize predict explain 2. Despite his other successes, Wilde never became the successful ________ he had hoped to be. critic novelist poet 3. Which of the following strategies are helpful when reading drama? Make predictions as you read. Connect your personal experiences to the lives of the characters. Visualize stage directions. all of the above
What is Macbeth's character flaw? a. He is a coward. b. He is jealous. c. He is ambitious. d. He is not a leader.
What does the historical context can tell us important information about the following: The rising action The fate of the character The story's conclusion The author's point of view
What is metafiction? (1 point) A)The act of telling story that becomes part of story B)literature that is part true and part false C)when an author begins a story in the middle of the storyline D) literature that appears as fiction but is actually nonfiction
Which type of verb typically includes the word "to"? a. Past participle b. Present participle c. Past tense d. Infinitive
Which lines from “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe contain onomatopoeia? Check all that apply. #1:What a world of merriment their melody foretells! #2:How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, #3:Keeping time, time, time, #4:From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells. #5:To the rhyming and the chiming of the bells!
Which best explains how the title of A Rumor of War can be considered a paradox? A. Those who experienced the war are the only ones who know the truth. B. Stories that are told during times of war should never fully be believed. C. Wars are far too real and large scale to ever be considered merely rumors. D. Rumors about the war were everywhere before the war officially began.
Which of these themes recurs in Jane Austen’s novels? A) revenge B) industrialization C) class distinctions D) death
Which is the best summary of this excerpt?the author explains how tea was popular among the upper class. he quotes samuel johnson to illustrate its popularity.the author explains how addictive tea can become. he quotes samuel johnson to warn against tea addiction.tea is bitter but can be improved with milk and sugar.tea should be locked in caddies for a longer shelf life?
Which of the following is a theme that frequently appears in Anton P. Chekhov s work? life s meaninglessness the power of love destructive humor emotional depth of the upper class
When writing, you can most effectively use a dash to A. add a formal touch to a sentence. B. get the reader's attention. C. replace an exclamation point. D. replace a semicolon.
Which sentences contain correctly punctuated nonrestrictive modifiers? Check all that apply. My brother, John, is my favorite of all my brothers. My oldest sister, Maria, is a pilot. My two best friends, Tory and Monica, met me at the movies. The book, Robinson Crusoe, is a classic. Bulldogs, which I love, are the cutest!
Which statement is true of travel narratives and traditional fiction narratives? Setting is descriptive in travel narratives but plain in traditional fiction narratives. Point of view is important in travel narratives but unimportant in traditional fiction narratives. Travel narratives are always longer than traditional fiction narratives. Characters are less important in travel narratives than in traditional fiction narratives.
Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the subjunctive mood? A. If it rains, we can move the party inside. B. If you were taller, you could try out for the basketball team. C. Do you believe that the Jackson's are moving to Alaska. D. We were going to cook dinner but decided to eat out instead.
Which production of Shakespeare's The Tempest is most clearly an interpretation? A. One that portrays Prospero as sympathetic toward Caliban B. One that includes characteristics of tragedy, comedy, and romance C. One that portrays Antonio as power-hungry and thoughtless D. One that portrays Caliban as both a man and a monster
Poetry in the Romantic style reflects a concern for all of the following EXCEPT: a. all life forms b. the common person c. the problems caused by cities and crowds d. religion
Read the passage below and answer the question. The far and the near, the home counties and the back, the rich and the poor, will suffer or rejoice alike. The above statement is an example of Thomas Paine using which rhetorical technique? simile metaphor parallelism personification