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Read the excerpt from "A Day for Wandering" by Clinton Scollard. I set apart a day for wandering; I heard the woodlands ring, The hidden white-throat sing, And the harmonic West, Beyond a far hill-crest, Touch its Aeolian string. “Aeolian string” refers to a harp-like instrument that plays when it is placed in the wind. Based on this definition, which statement best describes the speaker’s view of the wind?

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Which is the following is a fact encountered by the recruiter when trying to fulfill Army recruitment objectives?

Caroline Campbell

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What is the third step in creating a summary

Timothy Norman

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Which is the best example of positive peer pressure?

William Cain

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Pontificating is ________.speaking with claims of importancespeaking in a pompous waydrawing incorrect conclusionsdrawing conclusions with insufficient information

Tara Andrews

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What does roosevelt say the nation asks for

Caroline Campbell

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Which of these sentences gives the best description of the American identity? America is a melting pot of people of diverse ethnicities who share the common American dream. The American identity is often reflected in American literature, which shows the many different perspectives that exist in the United States. As the nation's identity has grown and changed over time, that growth and change is reflected in American literature.

Timothy Norman

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4. The main reason self-confidence is important in human relations is because A. self-confidence makes you seem more interesting to other people. B. forming relationships involves risk. C. the alternative to self-confidence is no confidence. D. self-confidence makes you appear important in the eyes of other people

Tara Andrews

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When the heat source is removed from a fluid, convection currents in the fluid will?

Timothy Norman

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Deciding on the narrative point of view means that an author must choose A. how long the story is going to be. B. where the main character is from. C. when the story is taking place. D. who is telling the story.

Caroline Campbell

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Wheatley uses the word crown’d to express the idea that the king

Ashley Howard

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If you invented something that used light, what root word would likely be in your invention's name? Astro Lum Phon Vis

Roger Moore

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Which text from Helen grey explicitly states the source of Helens pride

Brandon Scott

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In “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning, which situation brings the duke and the agent together? A) the completion of the portrait B) the duke’s intention to remarry C) the death of the duchess D) the duke’s purchase of the statue of Neptune

Ramon Kelly

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After the crew takes over the Adventurer, what do they finally decide to do with Gulliver? A.) send him back to England on a small ship B.) leave him stranded on an unknown island C.) make him the captain of the ship once again D.) imprison him until they arrive at their destination

Carlton Burgess

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The underlined word emerges as a key term in the preface because johnson? A. Hints at the economic importance of his dictionary B. Hopes that his dictionary will enlighten the uneducated. C. Seeks literary recognition for his publication D. Strives to emphasize the effort his dictionary required.

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The underlying meaning, or universal truth, found in a story is the story’s __________.

Nicholas Rivera

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About how many tax returns are selected by the IRS for audits each year?

Bethany Evans

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What might this political cartoon mean by using the image of Pandora in its commentary?

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The setting of the poem "thoughts of hanoi" mostly contributes to an overall mood of? hope resentment resolve uncertainty

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Which will best help Markus understand the central ideas as he reads? finding a single concept that links the lines together marking the rhyme scheme with lowercase letters counting all the stressed and unstressed syllables skipping words that are unfamiliar or difficult to read

Zach Chandler

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In the SQ4R method what is the purpose of surveying?

Theresa Perry

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Which statement about brackets is true? I. Brackets often come in threes or fives. II. Brackets can indicate a change in verb tense. III. The phrase [sic] indicates an error in a quoted excerpt. II only II and III I and III I,II, and III

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How do collective nouns differ from plural nouns

Theresa Perry

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Which element is common in mythology but is not found in all fiction?

Megan Page

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In order to help an interviewer remember you, it is recommended to __________.. . . . a. . . Ask the interviewer personal questions . . . b. . . Brag about your accomplishments . . . c. . . Tell a compelling story about yourself . . . d. . . Tell the interview you have to leave early .

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He majority of damage caused by volcanoes is from lava flows.

Craig Stewart

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What theme is best revealed by this conflict?

Justin Parker

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When the rebels attack Mogbwemo, where is Beah?

Cynthia Baker

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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

Amanda Johnson

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

Timothy Norman

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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.

Justin Parker

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Which word has a negative connotation? clever astute deceptive ingenious

Jeffrey Rodriguez

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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

Amanda Johnson

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

Carlton Burgess

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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

Ramon Kelly

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Who has Caesar named as his heir

Donald Ward

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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.

Kyle Mckinney

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

Zach Chandler

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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.

Jessie Thompson

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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

Rodney Fox

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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).

Chelsea Hayes

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