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Read the passage from “The Caged Bird.” A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. How does the figurative language in this stanza work as part of the extended metaphor? It creates images of freedom. It creates images of oppression. It emphasizes a sense of fantasy. It emphasizes a sense of arrogance.

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Answer: A) It creates images of freedom.

Explanation: figurative language is the use of words or expressions to convey a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. It can be expressed through metaphors, similes, personifications, allusions, etc. In the given passage from “The Caged Bird” we can see examples of figurative language like “dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky” that creates images of freedom.

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Marta lives only to revenge her uncle’s death. She intends to prove that Andre is responsible both for the pollution ruining the swamp and for her uncle’s fatal illness. However, before she can worry about breaking into Andre’s penthouse and cracking his secret code, she must escape her current situation. Andre’s gang has dumped her in the Louisiana swamps. Handcuffed to a tree, Marta is not sure how she will escape the hungry alligators that approach. What kind of story is being described? A. fantasy B. adventure C. fable D. science fiction

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Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman

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Magical Realism finds precedent in eighteenth-century Gothic novels, but also connects with sixteenth-century Baroque or Surrealism, almost contemporary in the early twentieth century.

Among the most striking features of this movement, we find the blend of realism with pure unreality that is observed as normal, with the integration of magical elements without seeming extraordinary.

These works do not explain the supernatural elements and are narrated as something natural, with characters unaware of their transcendent dimension. In addition, death has paramount value in the relativistic discourse of truth, with a metaphysical focus on space and time and an intimate atmosphere that blends characters with myths, legends, and natural cultures.

Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman is considered one of the first magical realistic stories.

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Just one person survived the crash—Danielle. The other eight passengers are now gone, thanks to the evil deeds of others. It is up to Danielle to seek revenge on behalf of all those families who will never know the truth. Revenge, however, is not so easy. Danielle will have to survive a trek into the deepest, darkest part of the jungle before breaking into Giovanni’s well-guarded headquarters. But, before any of that can happen, Danielle must first overcome immediate problems: she is in a pit filled with poisonous snakes, her right arm is broken, and her only hope of escape is a crazy man named Tim. science fiction fable adventure fantasy

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The correct answer is that this passage makes part of an Adventure.

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The reason comes from knowing the different genres and styles of writing fiction and also taking into account the way that the situation is being narrated. In this passage, the writer is telling us about a woman, Danielle, who, after a terrible accident is found herself alone, in a really dangerous situation, in an even more dangerous and mysterious place, which she must survive in order to carry out her final goal, which is to deliver justice to those who caused the crash and the death of her fellow passengers. The fact that the passage itself narrates the terrible happenings, bust most of all, the difficult circumstances that Danielle must face for survival, shows that the author wants us to almost get into this adventure of survival with the character and understand how difficult this will be for her. These are all characteristics of the Adventure genre in literature.

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What does the word automation mean in this sentence? “There was a time when robots and home automation were just a fantasy.” A. the act of operating without direct control by a person B. the process of inventing a new household device C. the act of programming a computer device D. the process of creating something new

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Hey there!

Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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