Which of the following statements about interjections is false? A. Interjections are essential to the meaning of the sentence. B. An interjection can be used on its own with an exclamation point. C. An interjection can be inserted into a sentence using a comma. D. Interjections often express sudden strong emotions.
In which two sentences do the underlined words represent prepositional phrases? The man in the house seemed to be asleep. The soldiers crept cautiously through the tunnel. Having been washed, Jim's dog seemed a little smaller than before. Their faces brightening, they thanked us for our offer. I was informed that the bus would arrive in 45 minutes.
Answer: Below, the bold words indicate prepositional phrases. Only these sentences contain prepositional phrases
The man in the house seemed to be asleep.
The soldiers crept cautiously through the tunnel.
I was informed that the bus would arrive in 45 minutes.
Prepositions are connecting words that act like bridge
A prepositional phrase is a group of words that beings with a preposition and ends with the object of the preposition.
For example, we went fishing with Ben. Now in this example the connecting word (the bridge) is WITH.
Taking the above example:
We went fishing with Ben
Now, here "with" is the preposition and Ben is the object of the preposition.
Even today, many foreigners continue to emigrate to the United States in hopes of finding new job opportunities. Which edit corrects the error in the sentence? A. emigrate should be immigrate B. foreigners should be foureigners C. United States should be U.S. D. opportunities. should be opportunities!
What is the function of the motif of fallen leaves in "Spring and Fall"? A. It points out the child's misunderstanding. B. It conveys a theme of loss and death. C. It sets the autumn scene. D. It promises renewal of the speaker's hopes.
Rewrite this sentence so that it begins with an adverb. The members of the orchestra tuned their instruments. Having found their seats, the members of the orchestra began to tune their instruments. The instruments were tuned by the members of the orchestra. Softly, the members of the orchestra tuned their instruments. Tuning their instruments were the members of the orchestra.
1. My friends and I looked ""around"" for our sleds a. Preposition b. Adverb 2. Jamie had never been sledding ""before"". a. Preposition b. Adverb 3-5.Identify the preposition 3. The legendary Pony Express rode its way into American history. 4. The rider's trail began at St. Joseph, Missouri. 5. A weary rider would often reach California in 10 days.
If you have to choose one, choose adverb. In this sentence around is telling you where my friends and I looked. It is modifying looked so it is an adverb.
Same reasoning as number 1. Usually before is a preposition, but in this sentence it is an adverb because it tells when they had never been sledding. A word that answer when like today, yesterday, tomorrow are adverbs.
Preposition tell the relation of one noun to another. These words all give you some indication of the relationship between the subject of the sentence and another noun (history, St. Joseph, days).
What part of speech is the italicized word in the sentence below? Four (score) and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Writing an outline, like the example from the website, helps to do all of the following except ___________. a. organize your thoughts b. choose your purpose c. focus on your main points d. make your presentation easier
D. student outcomes
A postulate is not __________. A. proven true by undefined terms and definitions B. accepted as true without proof C. used to justify conclusions D. used to describe fundamental relationships between points, lines, and planes
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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 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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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
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.
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
"Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."
Which statements about writing are correct? Check all that apply. The pace of a text is the speed at which events develop. The pace of a text is the feeling, or atmosphere, of a story. Authors use longer sentences and details to fully develop a scene. Authors use short, action-filled sentences to increase the pace. Increasing the pace of a story provides helpful details and background. Increasing the pace of a story is an effective way to build suspense.
-The pace of a text is the speed at which events develop.
-Authors use short, action-filled sentences to increase the pace.
-Increasing the pace of a story is an effective way to build suspense.
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Read this excerpt from a research paper that argues that Charlotte Brontë was a pioneer of feminist literature. Which sentence is an example of evidence from a primary source? a.She was one of the few women in the Victorian era who pushed the boundaries and laid the groundwork for future feminists. b.Through her character Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë created an ideal female protagonist who refuses to submit to the rules set by the patriarchal society. c. For example, in the novel her character says, "Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer." d. Many literary critics believe that the character of Bertha Mason reflects the atrocities and pressures on women in the Victorian era. e. This point is explained in the book The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar.
C. For example, in the novel her character says, "Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer." Whenever quotation is given, that shows that is directly quoted from the author herself
Read the excerpt below from the poem "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and answer the question that follows. Old age hath yet his honour and his toil; Death closes all; but something ere the end, Some work of noble note, may yet be done, Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs: the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends, 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho' 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. Which of the following describes the structure of this excerpt best? From the poem "Ulysses" The Early Poems of Alfred . Free Verse Sonnet Ballad Blank verse
The correct answer is blank verse
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
Answer is B. Careful organization
Since organized writing makes it clear to understand.
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
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.
Read the excerpt from The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. Based on sentence structure, what is the pacing of the excerpt? Why? For the truth was, it was extremely refreshing to be out in the summerhouse after many continuous days in the main building and neither of us was inclined to hurry with our tasks. Indeed, although one could not see out far that day on account of the encroaching mist, and the daylight too was rapidly fading by this stage, . . . I remember our often breaking off from our respective activities simply to gaze out at the views around us. 1) leisurely; to reflect the exciting situation described 2) fast-paced; to reflect the exciting situation described 3) leisurely; to reflect the relaxed situation described $) fast-paced; to reflect the relaxed situation described
The pacing of this excerpt from The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro is leisurely; to reflect the relaxed situation described. The correct answer is number 3.
Along all the passage, the speaker tells with calm what they did at the summer house. The speaker expresses with pause that, although they had tasks to do, they weren't in a hurry, they could enjoy the view and peacefulness the place gave them. The pace of this excerpt is leisurely and it transmits peace.
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
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..
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.
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
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. The 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. The 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.
Read the selection below from the short story “The Pit and the Pendulum” by Edgar Allan Poe and answer the question that follows. Amid the thought of the fiery destruction that impended, the idea of the coolness of the well came over my soul like balm. I rushed to its deadly brink. I threw my straining vision below. The glare from the enkindled roof illumined its inmost recesses. Yet, for a wild moment, did my spirit refuse to comprehend the meaning of what I saw. At length it forced—it wrestled its way into my soul—it burned itself in upon my shuddering reason. O for a voice to speak!—oh, horror!—oh, any horror but this! With a shriek I rushed from the margin and buried my face in my hands—weeping bitterly. Which element of fiction dominates the passage above? A- characterization of the narrator B-development of the plot C- illustration of the setting D- advancement of the theme
What does analyzing the use of magical elements in a magical realist story often help the reader discover? A. The story's theme B. The story's setting C. The author's point of view D. The story's resolution
Therefore when the sentence is completed:
This sentence is an example of the writer’s opinion, or perspective, on the topic.
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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"
Based on the excerpt, Prince is Jamie's father, and feels responsible for his discipline.
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