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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

Jodi Brooks

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

Megan Page

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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

Heather Maxwell

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What verb form is used to indicate perfect tense

Kathy Robinson

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

Rodney Fox

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

Annie Barnes

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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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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.

Ralph Lopez

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

Kyle Mckinney

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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

Megan Page

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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

Nicholas Rivera

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

Roger Moore

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

Deborah Edwards

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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.

Mindee Nelson

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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

Justin Parker

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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?

Justin Parker

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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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What does cugoano approach the topic of slavery in this excerpt

Karen Wright

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

Jessie Thompson

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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

Rodney Fox

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

Jeremy Wood

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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.

Annie Barnes

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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

Kristi Hammond

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

Ashley Howard

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

Melissa Norris

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1. to what does folly refer?

Nicholas Rivera

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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

Roger Moore

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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

Cynthia Baker

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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

Victoria Fowler

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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.

Eric Morgan

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When are commas necessary to include with numbers

Melissa Norris

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

Zach Chandler

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What project does Benjamin Franklin undertake in The Autobiography?

Mindee Nelson

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