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.
Primitive art reflected art from___________________________. a. African cultures b. Asian cultures c. non-western cultures d. European cultures
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.
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.
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
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).
Narrative, descriptive, and reflective refer to three a. types of poems. b. major themes. c. styles of diction. d. standard meters
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
Pontificating is ________. speaking with claims of importance speaking in a pompous way drawing incorrect conclusions drawing conclusions with insufficient information
4. The following sentence contains an incorrect modifier. Identify whether it is a dangling modifier or a misplaced modifier. We saw three fires flying over the forest. misplaced dangling Identify the underlined portions in the following sentences as either independent or subordinate clauses. 5. Many people use bamboo screens that roll up and down. subordinate independent 6. Bamboo is the fastest growing plant that we know. subordinate independent
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
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"
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.
Identify the sentence pattern used in each of the sentences below. 1. I e-mailed my English teacher my essay. A. subject-verb. B. Subject-verb-direct object. C. subject verb-indirect object-direct object. 2. For once I finished early. A. subject-verb. B. Subject-verb-direct object. C. Subject-verb-indirect object-direct object. 3. My subject was my uncle's farm in Colorado. A. Subject-verb. B. Subject-verb-predicate nominative. C. Subject-verb-predicate adjective
According to "Michael Faraday's World," which of the following intrigued Michael Faraday? A. photography B. batteries C. automobiles D. airplanes
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.
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
N epiphany is often defined as a A. symbol of change. B. painful conflict. C. rising action. D. sudden insight.
Write an argument for or against the idea of using controlled fires to protect wild areas. Read More >>
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.
\"And so as it were at the same moment. the master's command is given. and the disciple's work is completed,. the two things being speedily accomplished together. in the swiftness of the fear of God. by those who are moved. with the desire of attaining life everlasting.\". . This excerpt from the Rule of Benedict demonstrates the: A) importance of obedience among monastic orders. B) power of the pope over the Church. C) spread of the Christian faith by missionaries. D) nature of changes to medieval church structure
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
Which excerpt from The Odyssey demonstrate the importance of hospitality in Greek society? Here is a poor man come, a wanderer, driven by want to beg his bread, and everyone in hall gave bits, to cram his bag—only Antinous threw a stool, and banged his shoulder “Suppose Athena’s arm is over us, and Zeus her father’s, must I rack my brains for more?” “The cruel belly, can you hide its ache? How many bitter days it brings!” Odysseus only shook his head, containing thoughts of bloody work, as he walked on, then sat, and dropped his loaded bag again upon the door sill.
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”.
People who specifically study languages are called ______. A.Archaeologist B.Semanticists C.Morphologists D. Linguist