Which of the following describes an important quality of research writing Answers are Objective Historic Subjective Imaginative
Which best describes swifts purpose for writing "A modest proposal" A-to thoroughly explain his proposal with the hope of solving the problem of poverty in England B-to inform society of a serious issue with the hope of inspiring impoverished people to find jobs C-to entertain readers with a humorous tale with the hope of creating laughter during a dark time D-to criticize England’s treatment of the Irish with the hope of bringing about societal change
The setting of the poem "thoughts of hanoi" mostly contributes to an overall mood of? hope resentment resolve uncertainty
Which word or phrase from the passage signals that the authors conclusion follows? “In a sense, we are all waiting for something to happen, even though we don’t know what it is. However, we do sometimes get clues from the events we experience as to what is coming next. Therefore, we’re not wandering blindly through life-not entirely, anyway.
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
Which part of plot is also called the exposition? A introduction B rising action C falling action D climax
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 .
Based on your knowledge of word parts, which sentence uses the word introspection correctly? A. Because of his experience as a firefighter, Matthew provided a unique introspection. B. Gillian stood up straight and braced herself for her mother's introspection of her outfit. C. Samuel waited patiently for the contractors to come and perform the building introspection. D. After some soul-searching and introspection, Peter knew that it was time for him to move on.
Which statements accurately compare Beowulf and Grendel? Check all that apply. Both works are written in an Old English poetic style. Beowulf characterizes Grendel as bloodthirsty, but Grendel shows Grendel’s gentler side. Beowulf is sympathetic to the humans, while Grendel shows the monster’s perspective. Both works focus primarily on the hero, Beowulf. Beowulf is a contemporary version of an old tale, while Grendel is based on oral tradition.
What type of sound effect would not foreshadow a dark event? A. Choir singing B. Bell tolling C. Door creaking D. Slow knocking
Which statement best summarizes a central idea in Infinite Jest? An individual’s true nature can be accurately defined only by external cultures and settings. Outside observation is a more valid measure of reality than interpretations based on personal experience are. A person’s inner self often struggles to overcome external definitions of self-imposed by the outside world. There is only one true reality, and it is separate from people’s personal and social perceptions.
A ____________ is an underlying assumption or inference that the writer takes for granted. a. claim b. warrant c. reason d. qualifier
Which sentence uses the most precise language? when the engine seized and began to smoke, i realized i had ignored the oil gauge warning signal too long. when the engine stopped working and started smoking, i knew i had ignored the warning light too long. when the engine stopped working and began to smoke, i realized i had forgotten about the oil gauge warning too long. when the engine seized and started smoking, i knew i had ignored the warning signal too long.
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
Which quotation from act 1.3 in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is the best example of foreshadowing? a) CASSIUS: Why all these fires, why all these gliding ghosts, Why birds and beasts from quality and kind— Why old men, fools, and children calculate b) CASSIUS: That heaven hath infused them with these spirits To make them instruments of fear and warning Unto some monstrous state. c) CASCA: It is the part of men to fear and tremble, When the most mighty gods by tokens send Such dreadful heralds to astonish us. D) CASCA: O, he sits high in all the people’s hearts, And that which would appear offence in us His countenance, like richest alchemy, Will change to virtue and to worthiness.
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.
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
What is the organizational pattern of the bill of rights? A. Cause and effect B. Compare and contrast C. Topical D. Sequential
How can the topic "students and cell phones” be presented as an argument? a. recent surveys suggest that over 70 percent of all american students ages 14–17 own a cell phone. b. students at omega high school have expressed interest in having access to their phones during school hours. c. school policies regarding cell-phone usage varies by region and is the source of considerable debate. d. cell-phone usage should be embraced at public schools as a means of information acquisition.
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