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Pontificating is ________. speaking with claims of importance speaking in a pompous way drawing incorrect conclusions drawing conclusions with insufficient information

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Based on a character analysis of the protagonist, George Willard is probably years old

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Early novels were primarily _________ and dealt with problems faced by_______ members of society. 1,Historical Fiction 2.middle class Upper class lower class

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Since they're partners in communication, an illustration should A. be near its related text. B. feature a thin, dark border. C. appear in a lighter shade or color than text. D. appear in a darker shade or color than text.

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What did the Populist Party initially seek? A. the gold standard B. women's right to vote C. an eight-hour work day D. regulation of railroad rates

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Augustine characterizes human knowledge as _____ when compared to God. inspired ignorance wisdom insightful

Caroline Campbell

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Which of these statements best describes the couplet in a shakespearean sonnet? a.two lines that end in a gg rhyme scheme. b.five iambic feet of stressed and unstressed syllables. c.four line stanzas that have an abab rhyme scheme. d.fourteen lines consisting of three quatrains

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Hamlet finds Horatio's speech so strange that he says Horatio uses "wild and whirling words."

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In "Rhinoceros," what does the forceful entrance of the rhinoceros in the entrance most likely foreshadow? a. An even greater destruction in following scenes b. The death of Monsieur Boeuf c. The restoration of the friendship between the narrator and Jean d. The mysterious arrival of the rhinoceros into town

Blair Lewis

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To avoid vague pronouns and pronoun shifts, the writer should make sure that all pronouns

Jeffrey Rodriguez

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Researched information can never be biased? True or False?

Jessie Thompson

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What did the Greek army do to infuriate Athena? They recaptured Helen. They did not kill Ajax after he attacked Cassandra. They destroyed her statue while sacking Troy. They forgot an important sacrifice.

Jeremy Wood

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The guide words for the word "feign" are?

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Which statement best describes the purpose of planning for research?

Donald Ward

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Which line in this excerpt from Elizabeth Bishop's "The Fish" uses consonance? "I stared and stared and victory filled up the little rented boat, from the pool of bilge"

Kevin Sutter

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What is a direct quotation, and how is it indicated in the text?

Donald Ward

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Which statement describes Anne Frank’s perspective on war best?. . A.Peace will return once again. . B.Peace will destroy the world. . C.War is a necessary evil. . D.War will never go extinct.

Jessie Thompson

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Which ideas describe a round character? check all that apply. -the character experiences a variety of human emotions. -the character represents a single idea or concept. -the character possesses a complex personality. -the character acts as a predictable personality type. -the character grows or develops over the course of a play

Blair Lewis

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What does cugoano approach the topic of slavery in this excerpt

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Select the best answer for the question. 1. Which of the following statements about communication is most accurate? A. Attitudes change day by day, while moods persist over time. B. Most body language is related to emotions and attitudes. C. Expressing your enjoyment of hockey games reflects a basic attitude. D. Business letters should be sincere, to the point, and impersonal.

Bethany Evans

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Prompt A: Compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the Americas and European writers. Include specific examples to support your statements.

Dana Keller

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Which best describes Elie Wiesel’s All Rivers Run to the Sea?

Jessie Thompson

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Which one of the following titles is capitalized correctly? A. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone B. The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles C. Bridge To Terabithia D. The hunger games

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According to "Michael Faraday's World," which of the following intrigued Michael Faraday? A. photography B. batteries C. automobiles D. airplanes

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Shakespeare includes speeches by both Romeo and Juliet in Act II, Scene ii to

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3. Faith's pink ribbons are an example of a A. symbol. B. fable. C. genre. D. parable.

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What realization does Aunt Imogen come to by the end of the poem? a.She understands that her dreams of marriage and family are dead. b.She realizes that her sister’s life is not as pleasant as it seems. c.She appreciates her ability to be independent and free from responsibility. d.She regrets that she is an outsider and has not spent more time with her sister and her sister’s family.

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One of the major advantages of language is its flexibility. Please select the best answer from the choices provided T F

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Read this excerpt from james joyce's "araby." "north richmond street,being blind, was a quiet street except at the hour when the christian brothers' school set the boys free. an uninhabited house of two stories stood at the blind end, lives within them, gazed at one another with brown imperturbable faces." which mood is created by the description of the house at the end of the block? darkness dread isolation warmth

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N epiphany is often defined as a A. symbol of change. B. painful conflict. C. rising action. D. sudden insight.

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Write an argument for or against the idea of using controlled fires to protect wild areas. Read More >>

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1. to what does folly refer?

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Read the sentence. The advertisement shows a group of people on an assembly line helping to (((make))) a large piece of equipment. Which is the most accurate and precise replacement for the underlined word? a) invent b) secure c) manufacture d) mold

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Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? On March 21, 1985 our community held its bicentennial. On March 21, 1985, our community health it's bicentennial.

Nicholas Rivera

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Chinua Achebe's short story "Civil Peace" takes place in which historical context? A.during colonial rule by the British B.during the Biafran War C.shortly after the Nigerian Civil War D.prior to Nigeria's declaration of independence in 1960

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When the black snake flashed onto the morning road, and the truck could not swerve-- death, that is how it happens. Now he lies looped and useless as an old bicycle tire i stop the car and carry him into the bushes. Poetry of place poetry of spirit poetry of nature poetry of family

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Choose two of the “other worlds” described in the unit. Compare and contrast the way these other worlds impacted the real life world for characters. The “other worlds” are, “Nolan Bushnell”, “A Sound of Thunder”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, and “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace”.

Dana Keller

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How does setting affect a literary work? A. It determines the way a poem is paced. B. It dictates the amount of dialogue used in the piece. C. It directly affects the mood of the piece. D. It plays upon the conflict in the piece.

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Which line from "The Colomber" by Dino Buzzati contributes to the setting? A. ‘Stefano, what are you doing there, standing so still?’” B. “It was a splendid sunny day, and the sea was calm.” C. “From then on, with every expedient the boy was dissuaded from his desire to go to sea.” D. “And no one on board, except him, perceived the monster.”

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When are commas necessary to include with numbers

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People who specifically study languages are called ______. A.Archaeologist B.Semanticists C.Morphologists D. Linguist

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What project does Benjamin Franklin undertake in The Autobiography?

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Which best describes alliteration? A)attributing human characteristics to something nonhuman B)a word that sounds like what it is describing C)a word or phrase that means something other than its literal definition D)putting the same letter at the beginning of a series of words

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Which themes distinguish literature written in the realist era from earlier literature?

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