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Pilar, her first grandchild, writes to her from Brooklyn in a Spanish that is no longer hers. She speaks the hard-edged lexicon of bygone tourists itchy to throw dice on green felt or asphalt. Pilar’s eyes, Celia’s fears, are no longer used to the compacted light of the tropics, where a morning hour can fill a month of days in the north, which receives only careless sheddings from the sun. She imagines her granddaughter pale, gliding through paleness, malnourished and cold without the food of scarlets and greens. Based on the excerpt, which of the following statements most accurately describes the changes that the narrator believes to be true about Pilar? a) Pilar’s new form of Spanish reveals that she is the product of multiculturalism. b) Pilar’s actions prove that she has totally assimilated into American culture. c) Pilar’s words show that she is extremely anxious to retain her Cuban identity. d) Pilar’s physical appearance makes it clear that she is suffering in America.


The best and most correct answer among the choices provided by the question is the second choice or letter B.

The statement " Pilar’s actions prove that she has totally assimilated into American culture." most accurately describes the changes that the narrator believes to be true about Pilar.

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What emotion can we assume Macbeth is feeling, based on his vision of Banquo's ghost? A.Pride B.Confidence C.Anger D.Guilt

The best and most correct answer among the choices provided by the question is the fourth choice or letter D.

Guilt is an emotion we assume Macbeth is feeling, based on his vision of Banquo's ghost.


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1. The same genres can organize literature and film. (1 point) true false 2. A book or a movie cannot belong to more than one genre. (1 point) true false 3. All stories set in the future are science fiction. (1 point) true false 4. Gangster films are an example of subgenre. (1 point) true false

Answer:

1. TRUE

2. FALSE

3. FALSE

4. TRUE

Explanation:

1. This is true because genres are descriptive categories.

2. This is false, because a movie or a book may have different elements that can be part of different genres. Everything can be subjective.

3. Science Fiction have some particular characteristics. Being set in the future doesn´t necessarily mean that a piece belongs to this genre.

4. Gangster movies can be part of  o wider category such as adventures or fantasy.

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Client-centered therapists avoid statements such as, “you did the right thing”, in order to _____.

Client-centered therapists avoid statements such as, “you did the right thing”, in order to avoid judging the client. This therapy emphasizes empathy , unconditional positive regard, genuineness, and active listening. Hope this answers the question.

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Which one of these statements is true regarding blood circulation?

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Which statement about Victorian culture is reflected in this excerpt from "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson? Tho' much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are-- One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. The Victorians believed in the value of hard work. The Victorians were very heroic by nature. The Victorians believed that fate controlled their destiny. The Victorians had the time

The answer is A. The Victorians believed in the value of hard work the search for knowledge and new experiences were common topics of the Victorian Era and they believe in the value of hard work to achieve their goals. This is seen in the excerpt from "Ulysses" because of the way the poem talks about being strong and overcoming obstacles and hardships. 
"Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will 
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."

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In the following passage from Great Astronomers by Robert Stewall Ball, the author states that he will trace the developments in astronomy from the time of Ptolemy to the nineteenth century. Based on the content and style of the excerpt, what kind of audience did Ball primarily have in mind when he was writing this book? The history of astronomy thus becomes inseparable from the history of the great men to whose labours its development is due. In the ensuing chapters we have endeavoured to sketch the lives and the work of the great philosophers, by whose labours the science of astronomy has been created. We shall commence with Ptolemy, who, after the foundations of the science had been laid by Hipparchus, gave to astronomy the form in which it was taught throughout the Middle Ages. We shall next see the mighty revolution in our conceptions of the universe which are associated with the name of Copernicus. We then pass to those periods illumined by the genius of Galileo and Newton, and afterwards we shall trace the careers of other more recent discoverers, by whose industry and genius the boundaries of human knowledge have been so greatly extended. Our history will be brought down late enough to include some of the illustrious astronomers who laboured in the generation which has just passed away. A. students specializing in the study of astronomy B. people with a casual interest in astronomy C. scientists and mathematicians working with astronomers D. geologists and cartographers

The best and most correct answer among the choices provided by the question is the third choice or letter C.

Scientists and mathematicians working with astronomers are kind of audience did Ball primarily have in mind when he was writing the book.


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What is one advantage of silently reading a play as opposed to listening to an audio recording? A Readers can hear which words characters emphasize as they speak. B Readers can grasp the setting of the play based on sound effects. C Readers can observe lighting, staging, and stage directions. D Readers can imagine the sound and tone of each character’s voice.

I think the correct answer from the choices listed above is option D. One  advantage of silently reading a play as opposed to listening to an audio recording would be readers can imagine the sound and tone of each character’s voice. Hope this answers the question.

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Which sentence in this excerpt from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech suggests that the US government would gain more power to prepare for war? The Congress, of course, must rightly keep itself informed at all times of the progress of the program. However, there is certain information, as the Congress itself will readily recognize, which, in the interests of our own security and those of the nations that we are supporting, must of needs be kept in confidence. New circumstances are constantly begetting new needs for our safety. I shall ask this Congress for greatly increased new appropriations and authorizations to carry on what we have begun. I also ask this Congress for authority and for funds sufficient to manufacture additional munitions and war supplies of many kinds, to be turned over to those nations which are now in actual war with aggressor nations. Our most useful and immediate role is to act as an arsenal for them as well as for ourselves. They do not need man power, but they do need billions of dollars worth of the weapons of defense. The time is near when they will not be able to pay for them all in ready cash. We cannot, and we will not, tell them that they must surrender, merely because of present inability to pay for the weapons which we know they must have. I do not recommend that we make them a loan of dollars with which to pay for these weapons—a loan to be repaid in dollars. Choices: first sentence ; third sentence ; fourth sentence ; ninth sentence ; tenth sentence

Based on the given excerpt above from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech, the sentence that suggests that the US government would gain more power to prepare for war would be the fourth sentence:  I shall ask this Congress for greatly increased new appropriations and authorizations to carry on what we have begun. Hope this answers your question.

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How does As I Lay Dying most meet the definition of Modernist literature? A. It uses a reliable narrator. B. Its narrative is fragmented. C. The theme celebrates the American Dream. D.The characters are exaggerated and unrealistic.

Answer:

B. Its narrative is fragmented.

Explanation:

As I Lay Dying is a novel by American writer William Faulkner. He claimed to have written the novel in six weeks and did not change a single word. Published in 1930, Faulkner wrote it while working at a mill, and described it as a "tour-de-force." It was his fifth novel and is consistently ranked among the best literature novels of the twentieth century

The novel is known by the technique of narrative of flow of consciousness, with fragmented narration, several narrators and different lengths of chapter; in fact, the shortest chapter in the book consists of only five words, "My mother is a fish" .

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Which excerpt from John Muir’s “Save the Redwoods” best appeals to readers’ logic? a. Could one of these Sequoia Kings come to town in all its godlike majesty so as to be strikingly seen and allowed to plead its own cause, there would never again be any lack of defenders. b. Forty-seven years ago one of these Calaveras King Sequoias was laboriously cut down, that the stump might be had for a dancing-floor. Another, one of the finest in the grove, more than three hundred feet high, was skinned alive to a height of one hundred and sixteen feet from the ground and the bark sent to London to show how fine and big that Calaveras tree was—as sensible a scheme as skinning our great men would be to prove their greatness. c. These kings of the forest, the noblest of a noble race, rightly belong to the world, but as they are in California we cannot escape responsibility as their guardians. Fortunately the American people are equal to this trust . . . as soon as they see it and understand it. d. The Tuolumne and Merced groves near Yosemite, the Dinky Creek grove, those of the General Grant National Park and the Sequoia National Park, with several outstanding groves that are nameless on the Kings, Kaweah, and Tule river basins, and included in the Sierra forest reservation, have of late years been partially protected by the Federal Government; while the well-known Mariposa Grove has long been guarded by the State.

Answer:

d. The Tuolumne and Merced groves near Yosemite, the Dinky Creek grove, those of the General Grant National Park and the Sequoia National Park, with several outstanding groves that are nameless on the Kings, Kaweah, and Tule river basins, and included in the Sierra forest reservation, have of late years been partially protected by the Federal Government; while the well-known Mariposa Grove has long been guarded by the State.

Explanation:

This is the excerpt that best appeals to the reader's logic. In this excerpt, the author appeals to the reader's logic by providing concrete examples of his claim and evidence that supports it. Moreover, the author provides facts that enrich his text and make his argument more persuasive.

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1. When the audience of a piece is general: it is meant for anyone. it is meant for a certain group of people. it is meant for a certain type of person. it is meant to change a person's mind 2. The tone of a piece of literature is determined by: examining the organizational pattern the author chose to use determining the author's purpose for writing about the topic analyzing the word choices and identifying the author's attitude toward the subject identifying the feelings the audience has after reading the piece 3. When the purpose of a piece of literature is to inform, the writer usually: writes in the first person. writes in the second person. writes in the third person. writes for a specific audience. 4. The ______ is the way an author relates to the audience. tone audience purpose point of view 5. When the author addresses the audience using you, your, yours, or commands, the point of view is: first person second person third person fourth person

Here are the answers to the given questions above:
1. When the audience of a piece is general, it is meant for anyone. The answer would be the first option.
2. The tone of a piece of literature is determined by analyzing the word choices and identifying the author's attitude toward the subject. The answer would be option C.
3. When the purpose of a piece of literature is to inform, the writer usually writes in the third person.
4. The tone is the way an author relates to the audience. 
5. When the author addresses the audience using you, your, yours, or commands, the point of view is second person. 

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All the following are true of outlines except __________. they are a vital tool of the research process they are only used by students in high school they show the relationships among an essay’s main points they reduce a large amount of information about the essentials

The correct answer is B. They are only used by students in high school

Explanation:

In writing, the word outline refers to a set of lines or list that summarizes the content of a text by including the main points of it. Outlines are considered as an important tool that facilitates the process of writing any type of text including essays and reports and are also useful in the research process considering outlines reduce the amount of information by only leaving the essential information and show the way this information relates, which helps the writer or the researcher to know the information that is needed and the way to include it.

Additionally, as this tool serves for multiple purposes and can be used in writing almost any type of paper, outlines are widely used in educational contexts from high school to university and can also be included for job tasks or daily life informal writing task. This implies, all the statements from the options about outlines are true except by "They are only used by students in high school" because outlines are useful for anyone that wants to organize the context of a text before writing or reduce the information to its essential which means almost anyone can use an outline..

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How did Enlightenment thinkers approach the study of government?

For the answer to the question above, they approached it with a critical eye and a focus on the natural rights of individuals and the rights of societies collectively. Rather than focusing on the religious the enlightenment thinkers often focused on the secular and established humanist perspectives and logic for the development of government. 

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Which of the following statements best describes a person’s accomplishments following the résumé writing guidelines? a. Coordinated school’s student-body elections and reduced final ballot processing time by 30% b. My duties included organizing the student-body elections and processing ballots c. I was in charge of the school’s student-body elections and ballot processing d. Processed a lot of ballots quicker than the previous year

Answer: a. Coordinated school’s student-body elections and reduced final ballot processing time by 30%

Out of these options, the first one is the one that suits a resume better. Although all the options are relatively similar, the first one not only explains what the accomplishment was, but it also gives a quantitative measurement of the improvement. This allows the employer to judge the accomplishment better, and makes your claim more credible.


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1. Which belongs in the work experience section of a résumé? a. Fluent in Spanish, English, and Polish b. Summer, 2010: Lifeguard, Texas Parks and Recreation Department, Dallas, Texas c. Spring, 2010: Homecoming King, Portales High School, Eugene, Oregon d. Third in the 2010 Daredevil Mountain Bike Race, Moab, Utah 2. Read the passage. (1) Every summer, I visit my grandparents’ farm in Iowa. (2) When I am there, I help with some of the chores, such as weeding the vegetable garden and milking the cows. (3) I do not spend all my time working, however. (4) When the weather is good, I get together with some of the teenagers who live in the area, and we spend the day doing outdoor activities. (5) We play baseball, go swimming, and have picnics. (6) The days we go horseback riding are the best of all. (7) I love the feel of the wind in my hair, and I enjoy looking at the beautiful scenery. Which is the most effective way to invert sentence (6) in order to vary sentence patterns? Best of all are the days we go horseback riding. Best of all, some days we go horseback riding. Horseback riding days are the best of all. 3. Jack’s _____ behavior is a frequent topic of our conversation. Which word gives Jack’s behavior the most negative connotation? eccentric obnoxious peculiar curious 4. Which sentence has an elliptical adverb clause with an understood word or words? As we travel higher than does the sea level, the boiling point of water drops. Eythl alcohol boils at a lower temperature than water. Water turns into ice when the temperature is lowered to 32°F. 5. My friend Cheri won a medal. She earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. Which sentence correctly combines the two sentences into a sentence with a compound verb? Cheri, my friend, won a medal for being “Athlete of the Games”. My friend Cheri won a medal, and she earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. My friend Cheri won a medal and earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. Winning a medal, my friend Cheri earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. 6. 6. The new government acted more swiftly than the old to secure the rights of the colonists. What is the degree of the adverb more swiftly in the sentence? superlative comparative positive 7. 7. Which sentence is punctuated correctly? Buffalo grass seed: prefers warm soil temperatures; plant the seed during the hottest months of summer. Buffalo grass seed prefers warm soil temperatures: Plant the seed during the hottest months of summer. Buffalo grass seed prefers warm soil temperatures, plant the seed during the hottest months of summer. 8. _____ volunteers for this project will get credit for community service. Which pronoun correctly completes the sentence? Who Whoever Whom Whomever 9. Which is an open-ended question that could be used to start a discussion? Do you take the bus? How many people take the bus? What time does the last bus leave? Why do you think the bus should run more often? 10. Laura and Richard rehearsed _____ song before the performance. Which pronoun is correct if only Laura wrote the song? her our their his

Here are the answers to the given questions above.
1. The one that  belongs in the work experience section of a résumé would be this: Summer, 2010: Lifeguard, Texas Parks and Recreation Department, Dallas, Texas. Answer is option B.
2. T
he most effective way to invert sentence (6) in order to vary sentence patterns would be this: Horseback riding days are the best of all. The answer is the third option.
3. The 
word that gives Jack’s behavior the most negative connotation is the term OBNOXIOUS.
4. The 
sentence that has an elliptical adverb clause with an understood word or words would be this: As we travel higher than does the sea level, the boiling point of water drops.
5. The 
sentence that correctly combines the two sentences into a sentence with a compound verb would be this: My friend Cheri won a medal and earned the title “Athlete of the Games”.
6. T
he degree of the adverb more swiftly in the sentence would be COMPARATIVE.
7. The sentence that is correctly punctuated would be this: 
Buffalo grass seed prefers warm soil temperatures: Plant the seed during the hottest months of summer.
8. The 
pronoun that correctly completes the sentence would be WHOEVER.
9. An open ended question that can be used to start a discussion would be this: 
Why do you think the bus should run more often?
10. The 
pronoun that is correct if only Laura wrote the song would be Her.

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In a paragraph, discuss how Americans spent their new leisure time in the era after the Civil war is similar to popular activities today?

For the answer to the question above, they went to shows like the Vaudeville show, they went to picture movies, they started watching and playing sports, they sent telegraphs to communicate with others, they shopped, read newspapers, went to amusement parks, Wild West shows, and went to concerts. We still do many of these activities today for our leisure time.

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1. Read the excerpt from Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott: But in spite of that the Don got through college with all the honors. Oh, wasn't I proud when Aunt Jane wrote to us about it and didn't she rejoice that her boy kept at the head of his class and won the medal!" cried Rose, shaking Mac by both hands in a way that caused Charlie to wish "the old chap" had been left behind with Dr. Alec. "Oh, come, that's all Mother's nonsense. I began earlier than the other fellows and liked it better, so I don't deserve any praise. Prince is right, though. I did make a regular jack of myself, but on the whole I'm not sure that my wild oats weren't better than some I've seen sowed. Anyway, they didn't cost much, and I'm none the worse for them," said Mac placidly. "I know what 'wild oats' means. I heard Uncle Mac say Charlie was sowing 'em too fast, and I asked Mama, so she told me. And I know that he was suspelled or expended, I don't remember which, but it was something bad, and Aunt Clara cried," added Jamie all in one breath, for he possessed a fatal gift of making malapropos remarks, which caused him to be a terror to his family. "Do you want to go on the box again?" demanded Prince with a warning frown. "No, I don't." "Then hold your tongue." "Well, Mac needn't kick me, for I was only..." began the culprit, innocently trying to make a bad matter worse. What can we infer from this passage? Charlie is envious of Mac's success. Jamie is attempting to make Charlie look foolish. Prince is Jamie's father, and feels responsible for his discipline. Mac is boastful of his achievements. 2. Read the excerpt from Moby wingspan by Herman Melville: Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off-then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. From this passage, what can we best infer about the narrator? He uses the ocean as a way to escape depression. He dislikes the monotony of everyday life. He is suicidal and wants to cause pain to others as well. He obsesses over death in the wintertime. 3. Read the following poem: "When You Are Old" By William Butler Yeats When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face; And bending down beside the glowing bars, Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled And paced upon the mountains overhead And hid his face amid a crowd of stars. Why most likely did the author capitalize the word "Love"? In this poem, Love is the "you" to whom the author is referring. The author is assigning human qualities to Love to represent his own feelings. Love is representative of all humanity. Love is the name of a suitor of the object of the poem. 4. Read the following poem: "When You Are Old" By William Butler Yeats When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face; And bending down beside the glowing bars, Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled And paced upon the mountains overhead And hid his face amid a crowd of stars. For what is the phrase "full of sleep" a metaphor? exhaustion old age the end of the day near death 5. Read the following poem: "Love's Grave" By George Meredith Mark where the pressing wind shoots javelin-like, Its skeleton shadow on the broad-back'd wave! Here is a fitting spot to dig Love's grave; Here where the ponderous breakers plunge and strike, And dart their hissing tongues high up the sand: In hearing of the ocean, and in sight Of those ribb'd wind-streaks running into white. If I the death of Love had deeply plann'd, I never could have made it half so sure, As by the unblest kisses which upbraid The full-waked sense; or failing that, degrade! 'Tis morning: but no morning can restore What we have forfeited. I see no sin: The wrong is mix'd. In tragic life, God wot, No villain need be! Passions spin the plot: We are betray'd by what is false within. Which of the following phrases in this poem serves as an instance of onomatopoeia? "pressing wind" "plunge and strike" "hissing tongues" "unblest kisses"

The best and most correct answer among the choices provided by the first  question is the third choice or letter C.

Based on the excerpt, Prince is Jamie's father, and feels responsible for his discipline.
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What was the most prevalent propaganda media form? a.magazines b.billboards c. posters d. movies

The most prevalent propaganda media form is option C. Posters.

Posters were undoubtedly the most prevalent form of propaganda during both World War I and World War II. All the belligerent nations used propaganda posters during the world wars, with notable examples coming from Nazi Germany, the U.S., and the Soviet Union. Several posters were designed to either promote morale/nationalism or demonize the enemy.

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We use a reflexive verb when we are doing something to ourselves, not to someone else. True or false?

The correct answer is true.

When you are performing an action on yourself, rather that on someone else, then the verb you are going to use is a reflective verb. For example, to tuck yourself in - this means that you alone managed to tuck yourself in a bed, rather than have someone else do it for you.

Reflective verbs are always followed by a reflective pronoun, such as myself, yourself, himself, etc.

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