OpenStudy (anonymous):

I could really use the help on this Assignment! I only have a couple hours and your help is highly appreciated (I know this is cheating, but I have a reason for doing this. I got behind because I am doing work 2 years ahead of my grade, and it's not by choice.) Thank you so much for your help!

4 years ago
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1. A story in which the narrator is also a character uses (1 point) first-person point of view. second-person point of view. third-person limited point of view. third-person omniscient point of view. *(I believe this is the answer) 2. Although Buck is not the narrator of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, the narrator usually describes events from Buck’s perspective. This novel uses (1 point) first-person point of view. second-person point of view. third-person limited point of view. *(I believe this is the answer) third-person omniscient point of view. 3. Which best describes the setting of Maya Angelou’s autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings? (1 point) a nineteenth-century plantation a large, segregated city in the 1920s *(I believe this is the answer) a small Southern town in the 1940s a household torn by conflict in the 1960s 4. In W.G. Wetherell’s short story “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant,” the narrator is torn between pursuing a fish and continuing his date with Sheila. What type of conflict is shown here? (1 point) man vs. nature man vs. man man vs. family man vs. himself *(I believe this is the answer) 5. Which of the following sentences from The Call of the Wild is an example of dialect? (1 point) “Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego.” “'Answers to the name of Buck,' the man soliloquized, quoting from the saloon-keeper’s letter which had announced the consignment of the crate and contents.” *(I believe this is the answer) “‘Wot I say?’ the dog driver cried to Perrault. ‘Dat Buck for sure learn queek as any’ting.’” “His muscles became hard as iron, and he grew callous to all ordinary pain.” 6. In James Hurst’s short story “The Scarlet Ibis,” who or what does the delicate red bird symbolize? (1 point) the narrator *(I believe this is the answer) the narrator’s brother Doodle the inevitability of death the fragility of family relationships 7. What is the primary purpose of the detailed descriptions Barry Holstun Lopez includes in the excerpt from Of Wolves and Men? (1 point) to inform the reader about what the forest is like from the wolf’s perspective to persuade the reader that people should work to conserve unspoiled land in Canada to express the author’s personal feelings about the beauty of the Arctic forests to entertain the reader with a fast-paced description of how a wolf hunts a caribou 8. Which two poetic devices are used in the title of E.E. Cummings’s poem “Spring is like a perhaps hand”? (1 point) simile and metaphor metaphor and imagery personification and simile imagery and alliteration 9. In Ray Bradbury’s short story “A Sound of Thunder,” which of Mr. Eckels’s character traits leads to drastic consequences for the rest of the world? (1 point) his lack of curiosity his carelessness his fearfulness his greed 10. Which of these details from James Thurber’s short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is an example of indirect characterization of the title character? (1 point) Walter worries that his wife will be upset if he forgets anything on her shopping list. Walter fantasizes about being a millionaire, a surgeon, and a lawyer as he goes about his errands. Women on the street laugh at Walter as he mutters to himself. All of the above are examples of indirect characterization. Study the graph below and use it to answer questions 11–13. 11. Which two cars have the exact same gas mileage for city driving? (1 point) the Nissan Altima Hybrid and the Toyota Camry Hybrid the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Honda Insight the Lexus GS 450h and the Chevrolet Malibu/Saturn Aura Hybrid Lexus HS 250h and the Toyota Camry Hybrid 12. Based on this graph, how does the Toyota Camry Hybrid compare to other cars in terms of fuel efficiency? (1 point) It is far superior to all other cars shown. It is somewhat better than most other cars shown. It is average—better than some, worse than others. It is inferior to most other cars shown. 13. Which of the cars below has the LEAST difference between city gas mileage and highway gas mileage? (1 point) the Nissan Altima Hybrid the Ford Fusion/Mercury Milan Hybrid the Chevrolet Malibu/Saturn Aura Hybrid The Toyota Prius Hybrid 14. A feature article about a plane crash would be more likely than a hard news article to include (1 point) the date, time, and location of the crash. a profile of one of the survivors of the crash. statistics about other crashes involving the same airline. comments from top executives at the airline involved. 15. Which statement best sums up the theme of Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall”? (1 point) People who set up fences and walls are isolated and unkind. Most social relationships are shallow and superficial. For some people, good relationships depend on having clear boundaries. True love can overcome any barrier. 16. Which phrase best describes the tone of Langston Hughes’s poem “Harlem II”? (1 point) growing fear uncontrolled rage extreme happiness deep bitterness Note: This item has been reviewed and is scheduled to be updated. All students will receive full credit for any response to the following. 17. The mood of “Delfino II: Diez in the Desert” can best be described as (1 point) hopeful. suspenseful. wistful. playful. Reading and Literature 18. Simile and metaphor are examples of ___. (1 point) meter rhyme scheme sound devices figures of speech 19. The struggle or major problem around which a story is built is called the ___. (1 point) plot resolution conflict setting 20. ___ is a memory sequence that interrupts the chronological order of events for the purpose of telling what happened at some time in the past. (1 point) Flashback Point of view Setting Chronological order Grammar and Writing Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word for questions 21–22. 21. It was similar to one he had seen in Yellowstone National Park. (1 point) common noun proper noun compound noun collective noun 22. The birds chirped loudly every morning before sunrise. (1 point) action verb helping verb linking verb none of the above 23. Which of the following is a complete sentence? (1 point) Starting at four o’clock. The theater where rehearsals take place. Stage hands, props, and lighting crew. Hannah memorized her lines. Identify the most vivid verb in the following sentence. 24. Donald is glad that he gave the tickets to Erin, because she shrieked with surprise when he did so. (1 point) is gave shrieked did Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word or phrase for questions 25–26. 25. Raoul’s sister, a golf pro, gave him basic instructions. (1 point) adjective phrase appositive phrase adverb phrase infinitive phrase 26. Pam agreed with some reluctance to chair the committee. (1 point) adjective phrase appositive phrase adverb phrase infinitive phrase Identify the choice that best describes the problem in question 27. 27. Holding her books, her purse, and two packages. (1 point) misplaced modifier dangling modifier phrase fragment none of the above Note: The question below was entered in error. You will receive credit for ANY answer. Identify the choice that best describes the underlined clause or word for questions 28–30. 28. Tony realized that Maria was not going to show up. (1 point) independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 29. Gripping the rail, Lindsey stepped onto the ice. (1 point) independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 30. The basket that she is holding is made from palm fronds. (1 point) independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause Identify the choice that best describes each sentence for questions 31–33. 31. The Cause Club, which is a community service group, is holding a dance. (1 point) simple compound complex compound-complex 32. Heather is in charge of decorations, and Enrique is bringing snacks. (1 point) simple compound complex compound-complex 33. The price of admission is a can of food or a child’s toy. (1 point) simple compound complex compound-complex 34. Which of the following topics is the clearest example of the informative purpose? (1 point) a short essay describing a recent trip to New Zealand a eulogy for a deceased friend a glowing movie review a dialogue between two characters in a play 35. Which of the following sentences best reflects chronological order? (1 point) Many English academics consider Daniel Defoe to be the first modern novel writer. He was born in London to James Foe, a butcher. Defoe served as a secret agent for William II between 1697 and 1701, and between 1703 and 1714 for various ministers. His most famous novels are Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. 36. What would be the least effective detail for a description about a lazy summer evening in the country? (1 point) The old, frayed hammock swung gently from side to side in the light summer breeze. Fallen leaves frantically chased after each other in swirling gusts of wind. The two old men quietly sipped iced tea under a massive oak tree. They could hear the crickets chirping serenely in the distance. 37. Identify the opening sentence that is the clearest example of an angry tone. (1 point) I was not about to let the villainous attendant who bilked us out of our money get away with it. The young child would have been upset if her sister had not given her the candy. The puppy barked violently but then suddenly ran off with its tail between its legs. After taking a sip of the drink, he impetuously spit it out. 38. Identify the statement that is a verifiable fact. (1 point) My sister is a terrible singer. Video games are too violent. A secretary can also refer to a writing desk. Children ought to include less peanut butter in their diet. 39. Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. (1 point) Rehearsing for the performance, Alison lost track of the time. Learning her lines had been challenging. Realizing that it was getting late, she called home from the lobby. Performing in front of an audience, does not make her nervous. 40. Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. (1 point) After all, these years our dog finally learned to fetch. After all, we took him to obedience school five years ago. After all the other dogs had learned to fetch, ours still ran off with the stick. After all, he is supposed to be a retriever! Vocabulary 41. Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below. The fire alarm bell rang at irregular intervals throughout the day. (1 point) constant predictable highly inconvenient following no set pattern 42. Based on your understanding of word roots, a psychobiography of a famous person would most likely focus on (1 point) the subject’s education and career achievements. the subject’s thought patterns and personality development. how the subject made lasting contributions to society. how the subject struggled to overcome obstacles. 43. Based on your knowledge of suffixes, what part of speech is the word eradicate? (1 point) noun verb adjective adverb 44. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below. The television show “Unanswered Questions” featured twins who had been adopted and raised by different families but shared uncanny similarities in their personalities and behavior. (1 point) annoying; irritating unremarkable; expected humorous; amusing mysterious; spooky 45. Which suffix would you add to the verb persevere to make the word into a noun? (1 point) –ate –itic –ance –ous (I have answered 1-6, and wanted to see if you could check my answers. The rest I truly need help on, I am not the type of person to cheat or ask for help usually. But, I am desperate)

4 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

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