Which sentence from the essay best conveys the central idea of “Life Without Go Go Boots”? The rest of my life would be endurable if I had a pair of those white, calf-high confections with little black heels I learned what my mother had been trying to tell me all along: high fashion has the shelf life of potato salad. Style is mostly a matter of acting as if you know very well what you look like, thanks, and are just delighted about it I have a feeling the day might come when my daughter will beg to be a slave of conventional fashion.
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
Which passage from Grendel best illustrates the theme “life is meaningless”? A.I seize up a sleeping man, tear at him hungrily, bite through his bone-locks and suck hot, slippery blood. (168) B.All order, I’ve come to understand, is theoretical, unreal — a harmless, sensible, smiling mask men slide between the two great, dark realities. (157) C.Fate often enough will spare a man if his courage holds. (162).
“Life as we know it is impossible without water.” Explain why a scientist might make this statement. Give two examples to support your answer.