Which words contain a root that means “rule”? Check all that apply. aristocracy congressman democrat diplomat governor monocrat
Which canticle of the Divine Comedy has one canto more than the others? Inferno Paradiso Purgatorio Vita Nuova
A personal experience timeline is used _____. to collect images of personal experiences to study real-life characters to record personal observations to plot memorial events or experiences
“It could not be worse,” Passini said respectfully. “There is nothing worse than war.” “Defeat is worse.” “I do not believe it,” Passini said still respectfully. “What is defeat? You go home.” “They come after you. They take your home. They take your sisters.” The use of informal diction in A Farewell to Arms A) robs the passage of having a deeper meaning B) helps to maintain the realism of the dialogue C) lends an air of absurdity to the dialogue D) reduces the readability of the passage
Which quote from "my heart is bursting" most contributes to the assertive tone of satanta’s speech? a. the cheyennes are those who have been fighting with you. they did it in broad daylight so that all could see them. b. all the chiefs of the kiowas, comanches, and arapahos are here to-day; they have come to listen to good words. c. i have heard that you intend to settle us on a reservation near the mountains. i don’t want to settle. d.i have told you the truth. i have no little lies hid about me, but i don’t know how it is with the commissioners.
Which of the following is an example of a topic that the universal theme for a particular work may cover? I. A person confronts nature. II. A person rebels against society’s norms. III. A person feels conflicted between passion and responsibility. A. I only B. II only C. I and III D. I, II, and III
Read the excerpt from "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. What is the effect of the word dancing as it is used in this context? It suggests that the plants in this poem possess magical powers. It shows that the flowers are cheerfully moving with the wind. It describes the signs of a strong storm that is approaching. It emphasizes the poet’s interest in folktales and traditional tales.
Shakespeare most often used sonnets to express which emotion between characters? love happiness grief anger
Which one of the following statements about making your writing fun to read is correct? A. Make your writing less personal. B. An anecdote or humorous quotation is often less convincing than a strong argument. C. Direct quotations should be reserved for characters in stories. D. The conversation you write must sound natural for the characters.
How does Friar Laurence contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply. He convinces Juliet not to marry Paris. He informs the families about the marriage. He marries Romeo and Juliet in secret. He reveals to Romeo that Juliet is dead. He provides Juliet with the potion.
Read the passage from Hamlet, Act I, Scene iii. Polonius: Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not expressÍd in fancy; rich, not gaudy; For the apparel oft proclaims the man, And they in France of the best rank and station Are most select and generous, chief in that. Which meaning of habit does Shakespeare use in this passage? addiction attire behavior custom
1. The truck driver refuses to move until he gets (1 point) a new windshield. a cup of tea. a settlement. an apology. 2. What had the family become adept at studying? (1 point) math equations the father's face traffic patterns habits of jackals 3. The _________ enjoys a roadside shave. (1 point) policeman truck driver father elder 4. What do you call the emotions or feelings surrounding a literary work? (1 point) setting voice theme mood 5. Neither of the glasses _________ full of juice. (1 point) were weren't was wasn't
Which scenario would most likely result in a disturbance in the Great Chain of Being? A. An angel leave heaven to follow the commands of god on earth B. A group of noblemen rise up against an unjust king C. A younger child learns housecleaning skills from an older sibling D. A group of students offer gifts to a favorite teacher
Read the passage from The Rámáyan of Válmíki. His brother, fell before his feet, And cried, "Thy claim all men allow: O come, our lord and king be thou." But Ráma nobly chose to be Observant of his sire’s decree. He placed his sandals in his hand A pledge that he would rule the land: And bade his brother turn again. Then Bharat, finding prayer was vain, The sandals took and went away; Nor in Ayodhyá would he stay. But turned to Nandigráma, where He ruled the realm with watchful care, Still longing eagerly to learn Tidings of Ráma’s safe return. Bharat is characterized as a(n) ______ king. A. ineffective B. envious C. reluctant D. spineless
The majority of the water distribution on earth comes from groundwater, ice, rivers and lakes. Please select the best answer from the choices provided T F
Which is a true statement about language theory? A. Linguists and researchers agree about how strongly language influences thought. B. There one language theory that fully describes the relationship between thought and language. C. Language theory is complex and an area of continuing research. D.Language theory is limited to the study of biological processes.
In “ambush,” which line signals the beginning of the narrative within the frame story? when she was nine, my daughter kathleen asked if i had ever killed anyone. “you keep writing these war stories,” she said, “so i guess you must’ve killed somebody.” it was a difficult moment, but i did what seemed right, which was to say, “of course not,” and then to take her onto my lap and hold her for a while. he was a short, slender young man of about twenty.
Why does the First Amendment matter today? (5 points) It protects people's right to say whatever they want even if it threatens public safety. It protects people's right to own and use weapons for the defense of self and family. Without it, people could not share ideas freely on the Internet without risking arrest. Without it, people could not seek protection from police or the military for anything.
Which form of Greek literature was popular with medieval readers ? A) military conquests B) allegory C) mythology D) tragedy
The way to recognize a piece of writing as fiction is that it's A. based on actual events. B. full of figurative language. C. based on an invented story. D. written to provide information.
Which archetypal character is the “enchantress” in the story “Rapunzel”? A.the Wicked Witch B.the Hero C.the Ingènue D. the Maiden
How does syntax affect setting? by revealing the author’s purpose in writing nonfiction by creating a specific description of the time and place by making descriptions of time and place easy to understand by misleading the reader’s sense of time and place
Which purpose of mythology is not illustrated by the story of Arachne? A-literature B-religion C-explanation of natural phenomena D-history
A student makes an observation about Hamlet. The focus on succession to the throne in Hamlet would have been interesting to an Elizabethan audience because their own queen had no heir. Which lens is the student most likely viewing the text through? historical feminist formalist philosophical
Which sentence contains gender-neutral language? The firemen loaded their equipment and started up the ladder. The stewardess helped load passengers onto the plane. A company is looking to replace the chairman of the board. Recycling helps preserve the Earth for all humankind.
Which does the following sentence contain? Walking by the river is our favorite pastime. participle infinitive as subject gerund as subject prepositional phrase as adjective
Which statement is an internal conflict in "Two Kinds"? Suyuan's desire to make her daughter a prodigy vs. her daughter's will Jing-mei's desire to please her mother vs. her wish to be accepted for who she is Waverly Jong's chess championships vs. Jing-mei's performance at the talent show Old Chong's eyesight and poor hearing vs. Jing-mei's excellent sense of rhythm