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For this assignment, use the novel or short story you chose to read for this module. Write a paragraph explaining the conflict and the perspectives of the protagonist and antagonist. Review the example in the lesson. Be sure your paragraph mentions the title and author in the first sentence briefly summarizes the plot identifies the main conflict describes the protagonist’s perspective on the conflict provides a line of dialogue that the protagonist says to support your idea (text support) describes the antagonist’s perspective of the conflict provide a line of dialogue that the antagonist says to support your idea (text support) includes a closing line to summarize the character’s views uses correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling

For this assignment, use the novel or short story you chose to read for this module. Write a paragraph explaining the conflict and the perspectives of the protagonist and antagonist. Review the example in the lesson. Be sure your paragraph mentions the title and author in the first sentence briefly …

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Read the passage from Hamlet, Act I, Scene iii. Polonius: Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but, being in, Bear ’t that th’ opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express’d in fancy; rich, not gaudy … Shakespeare’s word choice in the passage creates a tone that is argumentative. cautious. conceited. nervous.

Shakespeare’s word choice in the passage creates a tone that is cautious. In Act 1 Scene III of the play “Hamlet,” Polonius gives certain advises to his son Laertes who is preparing to leave for France. He advises him to keep control of his words and to behave in the most …

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Read this claim: The voting age should be lowered to 16 Which statement about the claim is true? A. Its arguable but not defensible B. It is both arguable and defensible C. it is neither arguable nor defensible D. It is defensible but not arguable

Read this claim: The voting age should be lowered to 16 Which statement about the claim is true? A. Its arguable but not defensible B. It is both arguable and defensible C. it is neither arguable nor defensible D. It is defensible but not arguable

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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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The science experiment was quite disturbing and I don’t know if I can look at a worm the same way again. Read the sentence above. The connotative meaning of the underlined word is: a. Positive c. Neutral b. Negative d. None of the above

The science experiment was quite disturbing and I don’t know if I can look at a worm the same way again. Read the sentence above. The connotative meaning of the underlined word is: a. Positive c. Neutral b. Negative d. None of the above

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Read the poem below and answer the question that follows. “Blazon” by Cecilia Woloch —after Breton My love with his hair of nightingales With his chest of pigeon flutter, of gray doves preening themselves at dawn With his shoulders of tender balconies half in shadow, half in sun My love with his long-boned thighs the map of Paris of my tongue With his ink-stained tongue, his tongue the tip of a steeple plunged into milky sky My love with his wishing teeth With his fingers of nervous whispering, his fingers of a boy whose toys were cheap and broken easily My love with his silent thumbs With his eyes of a window smudged of a train that passes in the night With his nape of an empty rain coat hung by the collar, sweetly bowed My love with his laughter of an empty stairwell, rain all afternoon With his mouth the deepest flower to which I have ever put my mouth Source: Woloch, Cecilia. “Blazon.” Blogalicious. Diane Lockward, 17 Jan. 2010. Web. 17 May 2011. How does this poem represent a modern version of the blazon? A. The poet selects less expected features and comparisons. B. The poet uses the conventions of the blazon structure. C. The poet uses parody and omission to emphasize her love. D. The poet uses rhyme and iambic pentameter to exaggerate the subject’s beauty.

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 02:46 AM The poem represent a modern version of the Blazon by Cecilia Woloch with The poet uses rhyme and iambic pentameter to exaggerate the subject’s beauty. The answer is letter D. The story shows how Cecilia loved his husband by implicitly describing how and what she …

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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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Which statement about Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Pit and the Pendulum” is false? A) The story can be classified as psychological suspense. B) Poe’s key purpose is to create an unsettling atmosphere. C) The thoughts and actions of the main character suggest that he is crazy. D) Poe’s writing style is plain and simple to read, with few descriptions. ***ANSWER: The answer to this question is D- Poe's writing style is pain and simple to read, with few descriptions.***

Which statement about Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Pit and the Pendulum” is false? A) The story can be classified as psychological suspense. B) Poe’s key purpose is to create an unsettling atmosphere. C) The thoughts and actions of the main character suggest that he is crazy. D) Poe’s …

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Which of the following words would best describe Frederick Douglass’s tone in “Learning to Read and Write”? respectful but firm sarcastic and angry sympathetic and reflective passionate and determined Revengeful

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 02:47 AM In this chapter of Douglass’s account, he tells how he learned to read and write, and how his mistress (Lady boss) helped him. But he also explains how that ceased to be due to the dangers and negative influences she received while …

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Read the selection below from the poem “The King Sends Three Cats to Guinevere” by Marjorie Allen Seiffert and answer the question that follows. I send you three grey cats with gifts— (For uniformity of metaphor, Since Bacchus, Satan, and the Hangman Are not contemporaneous in my mythology) I send you three grey cats with gifts, Queen Guinevere, To warn you, sleekly, silently To pay the forfeit. Source: Seiffert, Marjorie Allen. “The King Sends Three Cats to Guinevere.” BlackCatPoems.com. Black Cat Poems, n.d. Web. 7 July 2011. What is the author’s purpose in the above passage, and how does she achieve it through her organization and choice of details?

The author’s wants to explore the infidelity of Guinevere by the eyes of King Arthur and the author uses the sarcastic tone to achieve this. Further Explanation: The poem “The King Sends Three Cats to Guinevere” has been written by Marjorie Allen Seiffert. The poet speaks about the act of …

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70 POINTS!!! PLEASE HELP!!!WILL GIVE BRAINLIEST!!!!!!!!!!While it is no doubt true that literary analysis is an effective way of understanding a literary work in depth, it can be argued that analyzing a text takes away the enjoyment of reading it. Which mode of reading do you prefer, reading for pleasure without any effort at analysis or analyzing as you read? Or do you prefer some other combination of reading strategies? Explain your preference.

I prefer reading for pleasure without any effort at analysis. Reading a passage once and looking up words in a dictionary will be a way to know new words and understand the text of the passage more. Having a literacy device sheet in hand is important to comprehend if the …

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Read the excerpts from different sections “The Scarlet Ibis.” Although Doodle learned to crawl, he showed no signs of walking, but he wasn’t idle. He talked so much that we all quit listening to what he said. It was about this time that Daddy built him a go-cart and I had to pull him around. At first I just paraded him up and down the piazza, but then he started crying to be taken out into the yard and it ended up by my having to lug him wherever I went. If I so much as picked up my cap, he’d start crying to go with me and Mama would call from wherever she was, “Take Doodle with you.” *** He’d nod his head, and I’d say, “Well, if you don’t keep trying, you’ll never learn.” Then I’d paint for him a picture of us as old men, white-haired, him with a long white beard and me still pulling him around in the go-cart. This never failed to make him try again. Based on these excerpts, what best describes the symbol of the go-cart within the story? It changes from a symbol of youth to a symbol of old age. It changes from a symbol of success to a symbol of failure. It changes from a symbol of hope to a symbol of desperation. It changes from a symbol of freedom to a symbol of captivity.

Read the excerpts from different sections “The Scarlet Ibis.” Although Doodle learned to crawl, he showed no signs of walking, but he wasn’t idle. He talked so much that we all quit listening to what he said. It was about this time that Daddy built him a go-cart and I …

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Read the two passages. Passage One Our school’s mission statement stresses community, cooperation, and personal and intellectual growth. But one of our school’s practices—selecting a valedictorian, or the student with the highest rank in the graduating class—does not support our mission. This practice is divisive, unfair, and archaic. So let’s end it now! Passage Two It is only with great care that administrators consider implementing any system-wide changes to their mission statements. Administrators carefully craft these statements to reflect their school’s fundamental and philosophical approach to education. They take great care in making sure that this mission statement is educationally sound. Based on these two passages, which statement is true? Neither author is open or receptive to opinions contrary to his or her own. Based on an examination of word choice, it is evident that the author of the first passage is someone in administration, while the author of the second is not. Based on an examination of structure, it is clear that both authors reveal their viewpoints most clearly in the last sentence. Both authors are in support of the mission statement.

Read the two passages. Passage One Our school’s mission statement stresses community, cooperation, and personal and intellectual growth. But one of our school’s practices—selecting a valedictorian, or the student with the highest rank in the graduating class—does not support our mission. This practice is divisive, unfair, and archaic. So let’s …

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1. productivity a craftsperson 2. tariff ability to read and write 3. literacy a tax on imported goods 4. artisan producing or tending to produce goods and services having exchange value

Answer: 1. productivity: producing or tending to produce goods and services having exchange value 2. tariff: a tax on imported goods 3. literacy: ability to read and write 4. artisan: a craftsperson Explanation: Productivity is the state or quality of producing something, particularly crops.   Tariff refers to a tax …

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Read the passage. (1) Most Americans know that “Uncle Sam” is a nickname for the United States; however, few Americans know how the name originated. (2) Some historians believe the name comes from a nineteenth-century businessman from New York. (3) His real name was Samuel Wilson. (4) His neighbors called him Uncle Sam. (5) During the War of 1812, he won a government contract. (6) He was to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. (7) The beef was packed in barrels labeled “U.S.” to show that they belonged to the U.S. government. (8) Soldiers from New York saw the barrels. (9) They jokingly said “U.S.” stood for Uncle Sam. (10) The joke spread. (11) Soon, soldiers began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (12) Civilians also began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (13) In 1961, Congress passed a resolution. (14) The resolution recognized Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam. Which is the most effective way to combine sentences (5) and (6)? During the War of 1812, he won a government contract he was to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. During the War of 1812, to supply beef to U.S. soldiers was what he won a government contract for. During the War of 1812, he won a government contract to supply beef to U.S. soldiers.

Answer: During the War of 1812, he won a government contract to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. Explanation: One of the uses of the preposition “to” is to work as an infinitive of purpose, this makes a focus on the objective or purpose of a sentence in the next sentence. …

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What does it mean to make an inference? A. to converse directly with the reader through text B. to write with many explicit messages throughout C. to help a person read a difficult peace of writing D. to figure the hiding meaning of a text

What does it mean to make an inference? A. to converse directly with the reader through text B. to write with many explicit messages throughout C. to help a person read a difficult peace of writing D. to figure the hiding meaning of a text

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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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Consider college officials in admissions registration, counseling, financial aid campus ministry, food services, and so on. How much money do these people make each year? Suppose you read in your local newspaper that 45 officials in student services earn an average of $50,340 each year. Assume that the standard deviation is $10,780 for salaries of college officials and student services. Find a 90% confidence interval for the population mean salaries of such personnel. Round your answer to the nearest dollar and don;t forget to use the $ sign.

Since sample size is > 40, we use the z-score in calculating for the confidence interval. The formula is given as: Confidence Interval = X ± z * σ / sqrt (n) Where, X = mean = $50,340 z = z-score which is taken from standard distribution tables at 90% …

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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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Read the following poem and then select the correct answer to the question below: “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” By Emily Dickinson I’m Nobody! Who are you? Are you – Nobody – too? Then there’s a pair of us! Don’t tell! they’d advertise – you know! How dreary – to be – Somebody! How public – like a Frog – To tell one’s name – the livelong June – To an admiring Bog! The use of the phrase admiring Bog reveals the poet thinks that being well known is a. unpleasant because everyone pays attention to what you do b. challenging because it can be hard to know everyone well c. nice because people want to be with you and help you d. rewarding because others look up to you as an example

Answer: a. Explanation: In “I’m Nobody! Who are you?”, by Emily Dickinson, the use of the phrase “admiring Bog”, reveals the poet thinks that being well known is unpleasant because everyone pays attention to what you do. The poet claims she is nobody and that makes her excited. She doesn’t …

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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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Rafael, Denise, and Philippe are doing a project together. They decide to base the project on a book that is 540 pages long. Rafael plans to read a certain number of pages. Denise will read 3/4 of the number of pages Rafael reads, and Philippe will read 1/2 of the number of pages that Rafael reads. How many pages will Rafael read

Rafael, Denise, and Philippe are doing a project together. They decide to base the project on a book that is 540 pages long. Rafael plans to read a certain number of pages. Denise will read 3/4 of the number of pages Rafael reads, and Philippe will read 1/2 of the …

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