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Read the excerpt from Act II of Hamlet. Guildenstern: Happy in that we are not over happy; On Fortune’s cap we are not the very button. Hamlet: Nor the soles of her shoe? Rosencrantz: Neither, my lord. What is being personified in this excerpt? delight prosperity fashion footwear

Prosperity is being personified in the above excerpt. In Act II Scene II of the play “Hamlet,” Hamlet meets two of his friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Hamlet greets them and asks about them. To this question, Guildenstern replies that they are happy because they are not too happy. They feel …

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“. . . Their publication was senseless. The book is an indeterminate heap of contradictory drafts. I examined it once: in the third chapter the hero dies, in the fourth he is alive . . .” Considering its prefix, syntax, and context, what does indeterminate mean in this excerpt from “The Garden of Forking Paths”? imposing inconclusive messy overwhelming

Considering its prefix, syntax, and context, indeterminate in this excerpt from “The Garden of Forking Paths” means overwhelming. Indeterminate means not exactly known, established, or defined. Within the context of the excerpt we might consider that the word indeterminate means messy or overwhelming. However, since it is able to be …

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Read the excerpt from “A Simple Way to Create Suspense”. For instance, heading toward a movie review program, I remember we asked: Who was the studio’s first choice for the Harry Callahan role in “Dirty Harry”? We knew most viewers would be intrigued. (What, Clint Eastwood wasn’t the first choice?) But—and this was the lesson—the success of the tactic didn’t depend on intrigue. Even viewers with no interest at all stuck around to find out. Humans are hard-wired. They need to know. Even viewers who knew the answer for sure stuck around, in order to be gratified. The gap was bridged, and the danger averted. (It was Frank Sinatra. You waited, right?) Which best describes this excerpt? The central idea of this excerpt is that Clint Eastwood was not the original choice for the Dirty Harry movie. The central idea of this excerpt is that intrigue is the most important way to create suspense. The author uses an analogy to compare his readers to the characters of a Hollywood movie. The author uses a personal anecdote to show that audiences are willing to wait for an answer.

Answer: The option that best describes this excerpt is The author uses a personal anecdote to show that audiences are willing to wait for an answer. Explanation: At the beginning of the story he puts himself as part of a group and says “heading toward a movie review program, I …

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What chronology is described in the excerpt? A. the country’s recovery from the 2004 tsunami. B. the initial successes of World Bike Relief C. a life transformed by bicycle ownership D. a volunteer experience with World Bike ReliefRead this excerpt from Wheels of Change by Sue Macy.In efforts to restart the lives of those devastated by the crushing waves of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, my husband, F. K. Day, and I founded World Bicycle Relief (WBR). WBR works to provide access to independence and livelihood through the power of bicycles. During our work in Sri Lanka in 2005-2006, we put more than 24,000 new bicycles into the hands of those rebuilding their lives. Since 2006, we have moved into Africa where we currently work in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Kenya addressing oppressive poverty and the AIDS pandemic by mobilizing volunteer caregivers, students, and entrepreneurs with bicycles.

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:02 AM The chronology that is described in the excerpt Wheels of Change by Sue Macy is a life transformed by bicycle ownership. The answer is letter C. It is shown in the excerpt above that the couple tried their best to help the people in Sri Lanka …

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Which excerpt BEST demonstrates the author’s use of foreshadowing in “The Signalman”? A. All that I have here condensed, he said in a quiet manner, with his grave dark regards divided between me and the fire. B. He had made his bed and he lay upon it. It was far too late to make another. C. “My good fellow, what should I do there? However, be that as it may, I never was there, you may swear.” D. “Let me ask you a parting question. What made you cry ‘Halloa! Below there!’ to-night?”

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:07 AM The excerpt that BEST demonstrates the author’s use of foreshadowing in “The Signalman” is “My good fellow, what should I do there? However, be that as it may, I never was there, you may swear.”  The answer is letter C. It is clear …

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Read the following excerpt from Leslie Marmon Silko’s story “The Man to Send Rain Clouds.” They turned off the highway onto the sandy pueblo road. Not long after they passed the store and post office they saw Father Paul’s car coming toward them. When he recognized their faces he slowed his car and waved for them to stop. The young priest rolled down the car window. “Did you find old Teofilo?” he asked loudly. Leon stopped the truck. “Good morning, Father. We were just out to the sheep camp. Everything is O.K. now.” “Thank God for that. Teofilo is a very old man. You really shouldn’t allow him to stay at the sheep camp alone.” “No, he won’t do that any more now.” What does this dialogue reveal about the priest’s standing within the community? He is a trusted leader of the tribe. He is considered to be an outsider. He is a spiritual guide to the people. He is disliked by most of the people.

Answer: The right answer is the B: He is considered to be an outsider. Explanation: Leon and his brother-in-law, Ken, had found Teofilo’s corpse under a tree. However, when Father Paul, a Franciscan priest, asked them if they had found him, Leon did not mention that Teofilo had died. He …

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Read the excerpt from Chapter 5 of Wheels of Change. These traits led commentators to worry that the differences between the sexes were being blurred, a fear that was reinforced as the four newest states—Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho—granted women the right to vote in the 1890s. Would the bicycle help bring about a new kind of equality between men and women? Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her colleagues certainly hoped so. At any rate, the image of a female cyclist quickly became associated with efforts to win more rights for women. What conclusion does Macy draw in this synthesis of ideas? Women were granted the right to vote in four states as a direct result of the bicycle’s invention. Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. Stanton and her colleagues hoped women cyclists would join their fight for women’s rights. Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho were home to the highest percentage of women cyclists.

Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. At the end of the passage, usually where a conclusion is stated, it says that the image of a female cyclist was becoming a symbol for women’s rights. The passage does not tell the reader anything …

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Which literary technique is used in this excerpt from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley? Analogy Flashback Foil Paradox Stream of Consciousness Flash-forward

Which literary technique is used in this excerpt from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley? Analogy Flashback Foil Paradox Stream of Consciousness Flash-forward

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What can be learned about Greek life from this excerpt? Check all that apply. Kings ruled over local areas. Kings sponsored sporting events. The athletic games were meant to train soldiers. People came to watch the athletic games. Outsiders could take part in the athletic contests. Discus throwing was a common sporting event. Discus throwing was the most violent of the games.

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:19 AM The Spartans played the game known as “Discus” more than any other party of Greek life. Their people were very gruel and focused mainly on the objectives of; competitive sports, violence, and gore. What can be learned from this expert is that …

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Read the excerpt from President Eisenhower’s State of the Union address on February 2, 1953. A cardinal ideal in this heritage we cherish is the equality of rights of all citizens of every race and color and creed. We know that discrimination against minorities persists despite our allegiance to this ideal. Such discrimination—confined to no one section of the Nation—is but the outward testimony to the persistence of distrust and of fear in the hearts of men. This fact makes all the more vital the fighting of these wrongs by each individual, in every station of life, in his every deed . . . I propose to use whatever authority exists in the office of the President to end segregation in the District of Columbia, including the Federal Government, and any segregation in the Armed Forces. What is the president’s purpose for including these details? to inform his listeners about laws in the District of Columbia to inform his listeners about the work of the US military to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights to persuade his listeners to vote for him for president

to persuade his listeners of the importance of equal rights The excerpt begins with the statement about cherishing equal rights of all citizens. It then talks about how discrimination is still occurring. He then pledges to end segregation in all places where he has the power to do so: Washington …

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The average person falls asleep in seven minutes, but I couldn’t sleep, not after hours, and it made my boots lighter to be around his things, and to touch stuff that he had touched, and to make the hangers hang a little straighter, even though I knew it didn’t matter. How does the narration affect Oskar’s credibility in this excerpt? His insomnia renders him sleep deprived and confused. His efforts to soothe himself render him earnest and genuine. His obsessive straightening makes him seem unstable. His hopeless resignation makes him seem desperate.

The correct answer is B) his efforts to soothe himself rendered him earnest and genuine. The narrator affects Oskar’s credibility in the excerpt in that his efforts to soothe himself rendered him earnest and genuine. The passage is an excerpt of the novel “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close”, written by …

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Read this excerpt from “A Horseman in the Sky” by Ambrose Bierce. Which sentence or phrase in the passage reveals how the father feels about his son’s decision to join the Union army?

Well, go, sir, and whatever may occur do what you conceive to be your duty. Virginia, to which you are a traitor, must get on without you. Should we both live to the end of the war, we will speak further of the matter. Your mother, as the physician has …

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99 POINTS! Make it good please. Read the excerpt below and answer the question. Before she [Momma] had quite arisen, she called our names and issued orders, and pushed her large feet into homemade slippers and across the bare lye-washed wooden floor to light the coal-oil lamp. In a paragraph of about 100 words, define “immediacy” and discuss how the excerpt is an example of immediacy.

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:50 AM The excerpt above had shown the example of immediacy because the excerpt above had shown the relationship of the person telling the story and the person who had acted. Where both of the character in the excerpt has shown the a close …

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Read the following excerpt taken from the US Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). The case coming on for a hearing before the Supreme Court, that court was of opinion that the law under which the prosecution had was constitutional, and denied the relief prayed for by the petitioner. Ex parte Plessy, 45 La.Ann. 80. Whereupon petitioner prayed for a writ of error from this court, which was allowed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. MR. JUSTICE BROWN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court. This case turns upon the constitutionality of an act of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, passed in 1890, providing for separate railway carriages for the white and colored races. Acts 1890, No. 111, p. 152. The first section of the statute enacts “that all railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in this State shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to apply to street railroads. No person or persons, shall be admitted to occupy seats in coaches other than the ones assigned to them on account of the race they belong to.” The Supreme Court’s ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson was problematic because

In the Plessy v. Ferguson case, the Supreme Court’s ruling of the “separate but equal” law being constitutional was problematic because the “separate but equal” law accepted segregation and the discrimination that were against blacks. Hope this helps!

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Read this excerpt from a student's essay and answer the question below. "Having a brother with autism can be really stressful. You never know how he's going to react. It takes a lot of patience sometimes. You love him but sometimes he drives you crazy." What is the BEST description of the tone in this student sample? A. passive B. protective C. empathetic D. determined

Read this excerpt from a student’s essay and answer the question below. “Having a brother with autism can be really stressful. You never know how he’s going to react. It takes a lot of patience sometimes. You love him but sometimes he drives you crazy.” What is the BEST description …

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Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love: Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate! O any thing! of nothing first create. O heavy lightness! serious vanity! Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms! Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! This love feel I, that feel no love in this. Dost thou not laugh? The oxymorons in Romeo’s dialogue emphasize a) the anger he feels toward a certain woman. b) his certainty about his romantic fate. c) the extreme emotions that he is feeling. d) his confusion about Benvolio’s advice.

Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love: Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate! O any thing! of nothing first create. O heavy lightness! …

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Read this excerpt from Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death” and answer the question that follows. Here the case was very different, as might have been expected from the duke’s love of the bizarre. The apartments were so irregularly disposed that the vision embraced but little more than one at a time. There was a sharp turn at every twenty or thirty yards, and at each turn a novel effect. To the right and left, in the middle of each wall, a tall and narrow Gothic window looked out upon a closed corridor which pursued the windings of the suite. These windows were of stained glass whose colour varied in accordance with the prevailing hue of the decorations of the chamber into which it opened. That at the eastern extremity was hung, for example in blue—and vividly blue were its windows. The second chamber was purple in its ornaments and tapestries, and here the panes were purple. The third was green throughout, and so were the casements. The fourth was furnished and lighted with orange—the fifth with white—the sixth with violet. The seventh apartment was closely shrouded in black velvet tapestries that hung all over the ceiling and down the walls, falling in heavy folds upon a carpet of the same material and hue. . . .And thus were produced a multitude of gaudy and fantastic appearances. What kind of writing does the excerpt represent?

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 04:05 AM The answer should be D. Argumentative! It makes an argument that also persuades you in a different way but only of the sense that this time it is knocking what argument you made down. Have a good rest of your day! 

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Read this excerpt from Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven”: And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming, Which of these poetic devices is used here? A. Repetition B. Slant Rhyme C. Personification D. Simile

Answer: Personification Explanation: Personification can be described as a figure of language in which an object or living being is personified, while attributing human characteristics and qualities to it. In other words, whenever emotions, desires, sensations, physical gestures and speech are presented in the context of an inanimate being, the …

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Read the excerpt from Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban. My father knew I understood more than I could say. He told me stories about Cuba after Columbus came. He said that the Spaniards wiped out more Indians with smallpox than with muskets. Which best describes an element of magic realism used by Garcia in this excerpt? She shows the close relationship that Pilar had with her father. She connects the events to the colonial history of Latin America. She is a modern writer developing a story about Spanish history. She characterizes Columbus’s discovery as an extraordinary event.

Read the excerpt from Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban. My father knew I understood more than I could say. He told me stories about Cuba after Columbus came. He said that the Spaniards wiped out more Indians with smallpox than with muskets. Which best describes an element of magic realism …

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He would hang out no signals, he would take notice of none. He knew that a yearning glance fell upon him, now and then, through a film of tears, but he refused recognition of it. Based on the information about Tom’s aunt provided in these lines from the excerpt, it is clear that Tom’s aunt is crying and looking at him hopefully Tom is yelling at his aunt and making her feel bad Tom’s aunt is yelling at him and making him feel bad Tom is crying and looking at his aunt hopefully

He would hang out no signals, he would take notice of none. He knew that a yearning glance fell upon him, now and then, through a film of tears, but he refused recognition of it. Based on the information about Tom’s aunt provided in these lines from the excerpt, it …

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Read the excerpt from "The Most Dangerous Game." "I wanted the ideal animal to hunt," explained the general. "So I said: 'What are the attributes of an ideal quarry?' And the answer was, of course, 'It must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason.'" "But no animal can reason," objected Rainsford. "My dear fellow," said the general, "there is one that can." "But you can't mean—" gasped Rainsford. "And why not?" "I can't believe you are serious, General Zaroff. This is a grisly joke." "Why should I not be serious? I am speaking of hunting." "Hunting? General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder." Rainsford’s response to Zaroff indicates that a) he is opposed to the idea of hunting humans. b) he does not understand that Zaroff is hunting humans. c) he will soon be joining Zaroff in the hunt for humans. d) he thinks Zaroff has the right to hunt humans.

Read the excerpt from “The Most Dangerous Game.” “I wanted the ideal animal to hunt,” explained the general. “So I said: ‘What are the attributes of an ideal quarry?’ And the answer was, of course, ‘It must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason.'” “But …

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Read the excerpt from "The Most Dangerous Game." "Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong. Why should I not use my gift? If I wish to hunt, why should I not? I hunt the sc*m of the earth—sailors from tr*mp ships—lascars, blacks, Chinese, whites, mongrels—a thoroughbred horse or hound is worth more than a score of them." What does this piece of dialogue reveal about Zaroff’s character? a) He feels he is entitled to practice his cruel sport. b) He would never hunt another member of the upper class. c) He is getting bored with the idea of hunting people. d) He believes that Rainsford feels the same way he does

Read the excerpt from “The Most Dangerous Game.” “Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong. Why should I not use my gift? …

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