Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? A. “Did you know that Chicago sits on Lake Michigan?” asked Brenda. B. “Did you know that Chicago sits on Lake Michigan"? asked Brenda. C. “Did you know that Chicago sits on Lake Michigan? asked Brenda.” D. “Did you know that Chicago sits on Lake Michigan? asked Brenda”.
What is the connotative meaning of the word them as used in this excerpt from “The Lottery”? Old Man Warner snorted. “Pack of crazy fools,” he said. “Listening to the young folks, nothing’s good enough for them." a. those brave people b. those young people c. those arrogant people
It is very important to stick to a strict outlining format so you know what is important to study,, true or false?
Central idea: Utopians distribute wealth to care for all people. Which statement provides a critique of the central idea? Taking from the wealthy to feed the poor discourages hard work. A meeting is held every year to determine which towns need help. Representatives from each town meet to assess resources. Utopia was written in a time of social inequality and poverty.
Which of these subjects would most likely be written about in a lyric poem? Weather on a cool winter day Praise for a champion Life experiences of a writer Style and color of a woman's shoes
Which statement about novels is correct? A. Novels rarely feature more than two settings throughout the story. B. Novels have a single plot around which everything else revolves. C. Novels are slightly more limited in how many characters they can include. D. Novels tend to have subclimaxes built in throughout the story.
Which rule should you follow to form possessive nouns? a. to form the possessive of plural nouns that end in the letter s, add an apostrophe and s. b. to form the possessive of most singular nouns, add just an apostrophe. c. to form the possessive of plurals that do not end in s, add an apostrophe and s. d. do not use apostrophes to form the possessive of most nouns.
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. This is the worse picture I've ever seen. B. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. C. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. D. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn.
Which character is an archetype in Antigone by Sophocles? a. Chorus b. Teiresias c. Ismene d. Antigone
Nstructions within procedural texts should be phrased as __________. questions descriptive phrases commands complex sentences
In an in-text citation, which type of source does not require the inclusion of page numbers? (5 points) A book An encyclopedia An internet source A magazine
1. In Romeo and Juliet, why doesn't Juliet want to marry Paris? -She is already married -She is in love with Romeo -Paris has never wooed her -All of the above 2. What would you say is the principle means of characterization employed by the author? -Emotions -Thoughts -Narrative -Dialogue 3. Complete the analogy: Affliction is to calamity as lamentation is to (Blank) -Jocund -Weeping -Sullen -Destruction
Consider the line "(the soil)/ Is bare now, nor can feet feel, being shod." By analysis, we deduce that Hopkins means people are out of touch with God because they're A. too concerned with property. B. depending on worthless machinery. C. moving to cities. D. out of touch with the earth.
Which word group contains a subject and a verb in agreement? everyone are they talks contestants are running krumpers prepares User: Which agreement rule applies to a subject joined by or or nor? use a plural verb use a singular verb make the verb agree with the subject closest to the verb make the verb agree with the first subject listed
In an Inconvenient Truth an increase in greenhouse gases is dangerous because A. They trap more heat in Earth's atmosphere B. They create holes in the atmosphere, releasing too much heat C. They reduce human's' ability to absorb oxygen through their lungs D. They increase the power of the sun, leading to negative effects such as skin cancer
Which statement is a proposition? A. She set sail on Tuesday. B. Why are you late? C. Good afternoon! D. What happened to my sandwich?
What role does the chorus play in the first half of Antigone? It ties up all the loose ends in the play. It comments on the action and provides background information. It offers insights into the characters’ motivations. It explains the play’s events to the audience in simple language.
For which situation would students not use a rubric? to make sure their own writing meets the criteria for an assignment before turning it in to evaluate the writing of other students to assign a score to their writing on a standardized test to help them to understand the criteria of an assignment and to organize their thoughts before they begin writing
A reader can ask, "how would i react if the events in this book happened to me?��� to put a text intoa.content. b.context. c.word order. d.logical order.
Which situational archetype is not represented in the story of Perseus? the Task or Tests the Battle between Good and Evil the Quest the Beauty and the Beast
Arrange the events from Hamlet in the order in which they occur, from first to last. 1. Hamlet contemplates suicide. 2. The appearance of a ghost is reported. 3. Hamlet says he disapproves of his mother’s remarriage. 4. Fortinbras takes over the throne. 5. Hamlet verbally abuses Ophelia. 6. Laertes is killed in a swordfight. 7. Ophelia dies
Lighting the lantern— the yellow chrysanthemums lose their color. What motif is presented in the second line of the haiku? A. art B. change C. nature D. time
The side characters in novels tend to A. have lives and stories of their own B. be present in every single scene. C. only appear in a few episodes. D. be less developed than in short stories.
A set of ideas about fundamental truths is called _____. a philosophical system an abstract idea an association a symbol
Which of the following types of writing would first-person point of view be least appropriate? a)personal narrative b)journal entry c) research report
What is the author’s purpose in writing "A Modest Proposal"? A. to submit a plan to solve an important societal issue B. to draw attention to an issue that is plaguing his country C. to show that only an extreme solution can fix poverty D. to defend those who have avoided falling into poverty
An interior narrative is made up of a. secrets. b. occurrences. c. statements. d. feelings and inner thoughts.
Read the passage from Act V of Hamlet. Hamlet: To what base uses we may return, Horatio! Why may not imagination trace the noble dust of Alexander, till he find it stopping a bung-hole? Horatio: ’Twere to consider too curiously, to consider so. One purpose of Horatio’s line is to further the development of which theme? You can never ask too many questions. Too much questioning is dangerous. It is important to question everything. Be cautious of anyone who questions you.
Which is an example of dramatic irony in act v, scene iii of romeo and juliet? a.romeo thought juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive. b.balthasar agreed to deliver romeo’s letter, and the audience knew the contents of the letter. c.juliet knew romeo was dead when she awakened, and the audience knew that she was correct. d.friar laurence thought his plan would help romeo and juliet, but the audience knew he had evil intentions.
After Aronnax, Land, and Conseil were confined to their original cell, they: _____. ate breakfast were left in darkness were freed to roam the ship fell asleep from drugged food
What is subconscious social commentary? when a writer makes positive remarks about a topic when a writer makes negative remarks about a topic when a writer directly attributes a problem to social customs when a writer points to a problem caused by social customs without explicitly challenging those customs
What is the significance of background descriptions? A. to dominate the scene B. to provide a place for the characters to move C. to enhance character and action