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A ____________ is an underlying assumption or inference that the writer takes for granted. a. claim b. warrant c. reason d. qualifier

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Which excerpt from Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close reveals a childish tone?

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What attitude toward society is best reflected by Thoreau’s actions in Walden?

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In "The Pilgrimage" death is compared with a chair. What is the similarity?

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Which aspect of the plot is resolved in Act II? Hamlet’s desire for revenge the Fortinbras threat the relationship between Hamlet and Ophelia Claudius’s guilt for the murder

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Which word refers to the pattern or form of a poem? structure diction rhyme broadside

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Select the best option that suits the statement : - 1) We saw a baby elephant vacationing in Africa. a. misplaced modifier. b. dangling modifier. c. correct. 2) In \"the guitar\" lorca personifies the guitar by comparing it to a. a) childs cry. b. peaceful night. c. bouquet of flowers. d. heart that is broken.

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Which word has a negative connotation? clever astute deceptive ingenious

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What is the setting of Ishmael Beah’s memoir A Long Way Gone? Sierra Leone during the Civil War the British colony of Sierra Leone Oberlin College in 2004 South America in the late 1990s

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Which of the following is a run-on sentence? A. The players continue to work on both hitting and fielding, allowing them to improve both skill sets. B. The game was tied at halftime; each coach gave his team a pep-talk. C. While the rain was drenching at times, the fans were dedicated and refused to leave. D. The game will be called if the storm continues, the weather is dangerous.

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What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story romance fable

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Combinations of some type of designs or styles. A. Structures B. Patterns C. Numbers D. Conjectures

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Which option explains why Boccaccio might have adopted the allegorical form for this tale?

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What is the organizational pattern of the bill of rights? A. Cause and effect B. Compare and contrast C. Topical D. Sequential

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World literature texts come from a variety of ___________. a. cultures c. time periods b. literary forms d. all of the above

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What is the author’s connection to the social and political issues of his day?

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Which event described in chapter 2 of the scarlet letter occurs after Heister leaves the jail

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The hyphen in "two-thirds" is used because A. two modifies three B. two is a prefix C. two thirds is a fraction D. two thirds is a number

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Who has Caesar named as his heir

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Which pair of readings presents male and female perspectives on the same situation? A) "the wanderer" and "the wife's lament" B) "the death of Beowulf" and "the seafarer" C)" the seafarer" and "the wanderer" D) "the wanderer" and "Grendel's mother"

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Which archetypal character is the "enchantress" in the story "rapunzel"

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Which statement best summarizes the purpose of repetition in poetry? Poets repeat words and phrases to create a more regular rhythm. Poets repeat words and phrases so the reader can understand the theme easily. Poets repeat words and phrases to emphasize important ideas in poems. Poets repeat words and phrases to underscore the subject of the poem.

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Which Greek god was Helen of Troy's father according to Homer's Iliad? A. Apollo B. Poseidon C. Zeus D. Hades

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Which sentence below shows correct use of an em dash? We’re hosting a party – you are invited, of course – later this month. We’re hosting a party you are invited – of course later this month. We’re – hosting a party, you are invited of course later – this month. We’re hosting – a party – you are invited of course, later, this month.

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Primitive art reflected art from___________________________. a. African cultures b. Asian cultures c. non-western cultures d. European cultures

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What type of evidence is used in this excerpt from "The Crisis, No.1" by Thomas Paine?

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Which statement does not describe King’s “muse-guy”? A.) The muse-guy “scatter[s] creative fairy-dust all over your typewriter . . . .” B.) The muse-guy “lives in the ground” and is “a basement guy.” C.) The muse guy “admires his bowling trophies and pretends to ignore you.” D.) The muse guy “has got a bag of magic . . . that can change your life.”

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Which describes a characteristic of native american literature? its exact origin is unknown. it emphasized public education. it interpreted events as messages from god. it was written down by women.?

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Organization, tone, and word choice should be considered when evaluating effective definitions and key terms. grammar and punctuation. transitions and introductions. text structure and style.

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A statement of a viewpoint supporting one side of an argument is called a________..Its a Claim.

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Which of the following statements BEST describes scoring in team sports? A. Each team's score is recorded by the scorekeeper or officials. B. Usually a lower score is better in team sports. C. Scoring on your own goal is a good move for your team. D. Scoring usually continues from one game to the next.

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Which one of the following snacks provides all of the essential amino acids? Answers A. Pasta salad with vinaigrette dressing B. Corn on the cob C. Small bowl of chilli beans and rice D. Apple wedges and carrot sticks

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What verb form is used to indicate perfect tense

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Upon what source did John Bunyan model his writing style in The Pilgrim's Progress?

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Which character fears human authority over divine authority? Antigone Ismene Oedipus Polyneices

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To which category of literature do short stories belong? A. nonfiction B. drama C. epic D. fiction

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Read the excerpt from "A Modest Proposal." But, as to my self, having been wearied out for many years with offering vain, idle, visionary thoughts, and at length utterly despairing of success, I fortunately fell upon this proposal, which, as it is wholly new, so it hath something solid and real, of no expence and little trouble, full in our own power, and whereby we can incur no danger in disobliging England. Which statement effectively paraphrases this excerpt using a quotation? A. Swift states that he has “been wearied out for many years with offering vain, idle, visionary thoughts” and almost gave up any hope of ever achieving success of any kind. B. Swift writes that after much time and effort, he has finally come up with a solution that is “solid and real, of no expence and little trouble” to address the problem of poverty. C. “I fortunately fell upon this proposal, which, as it is wholly new, so it hath something solid and real, of no expence and little trouble, full in our own power,” claims Swift. D. Since we can incur no danger in disobliging England, Swift believes he has come up with a proposal that will finally solve the issue of overwhelming poverty in England.

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How does voice impact tone? A. It determines the range of attitudes that a text can effectively express. B. It helps develop the overall personality in a work. C. It allows the author to talk down to the reader without the reader taking offense. D. It determines the point of view of the text.

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What are the four types of literary theories according to literary historian M. H. Abrams? critical, theoretical, practical, and otherworldly mimetic, rhetorical, expressive, and formal critical, reflective, analytical, and quarterly reflective, persuasive, emotional, and structural

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Choose the term that identifies the underlined word. a. direct object b. indirect object c. objective complement d. predicate nominative e. predicate adjective 1. The Puritans considered buttons a (sign) of vanity. 2. At first the old trunk in the basement appeared (empty). 3. Michelle showed (Mom) a copy of the yearbook. 4. Kim named her (dog) Trixie. 5. The performance was a huge (disappointment).

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Narrative, descriptive, and reflective refer to three a. types of poems. b. major themes. c. styles of diction. d. standard meters

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Which pair of words best describes the setting of Bilbo Baggins’ party? A. close and dark B. dank and cheerless C. private and exclusive D. grand and inclusive

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Which statement is an example of universal theme? A.When a country is at war, it is better to flee the country. B.When a country is at war, it is better not to leave. C.The experience of leaving the familiar for the unknown is disorienting. D.Dictators are eventually toppled, especially if their rule is cruel and without reason.

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Which best describes the purpose of "Justin Lebo”? to educate readers about an historical figure to entertain readers with an inspirational story to instruct readers on how to restore a bicycle to persuade readers to help children in need

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The __________ is used for an event that continues to occur at the present moment in time.

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