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What is owned in this sentence? Joey’s car was a brightly colored beauty. A.Joey B.car C.beauty D.brightly



What is owned in this sentence? Joey’s car was a brightly colored beauty. A.Joey B.car C.beauty D.brightly

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1. Which words in the sentence make up the prepositional phrase? We saw a brightly colored bluebird fly into the birdhouse. A. We saw B. into the birdhouse C. a brightly colored bluebird D. bluebird fly 2. Which words in the sentence make up the prepositional phrase? He located the hiking trails on the map and grabbed his backpack. A. on the map B. He located C. and grab D. the hiking trails 3. Which words in the sentence make up the prepositional phrase? My mother hummed a tune as she put the cookies into the oven. A. as she put B. My mother C. into the oven D. hummed a tunebed his backpack


Answer: I would contend that excerpt no. 4 uses irony (“There’s a certain slant of light / On winter afternoons / That oppresses, like the weight / Of cathedral tunes”).

Explanation: Just to elaborate a little on the answer, it can be added that irony is a sharp and concealed, or subtle, mockery. The speaker is here comparing the oppressing feeling caused by the slant of light on winter afternoons to the oppressing feeling caused, in her opinion, by the religious tunes that are played in cathedrals. Obviously tunes do not weigh in the literal meaning of the word, but by using the words in this fashion she sparks the reader’s interest and attention, and “compels” him/her to think further, use his/her imagination, and read between the lines in order to understand the underlying messages or ideas.