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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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Which line from act 1 of the importance of being earnest is an epigram? A. “There is no good offering a large reward now that the thing is found.” B. “… you have no right whatsoever to read what is written inside.” C. “More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn’t read.” D. “Well, if you want to know, Cecily happens to be my aunt.”

“More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn’t read.” An epigram is a clever or witty saying that expresses an idea. This line epitomizes how Wilde feels about the ideals of morality during his time period. A strict set of rules that most people don’t follow. This …

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Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. Unfortunately, Mark's argument lacks proof that he deserves a raise. In fact, Mark is often late and rarely completes his work on time. But Mark still really needs a raise. Mark just learned that his boss loves the Boston Red Sox and hates the New York Yankees. How can Mark use this knowledge and alter his argument to convince his boss to give him a raise?

Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you …

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Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. If Mark wants to try again and convince his boss that he deserves a raise, how should he change his argument?

Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you …

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Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. Identify at least one logical fallacy Mark presents to his boss. Explain why his arguments do not persuade his boss to give him a raise.

Explanation: One logical fallacy that Mark makes to hi boss is that He has two children at home and one of the children is suffering from serious medical conditions where Mark has to spend more money on his treatment. This is one wrong move in support of his argument to …

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Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you and always receive top evaluations. Mark: Well, then I deserve a raise because I have a wife and two children at home, one of whom has a very expensive medical condition. Boss: No. What are the logical fallacies in Mark's argument? A. appeal to common opinion and appeal to emotion B. appeal to emotion and false dilemma C. appeal to pity and personal attack D. personal attack and false dilemma

Read the following dialogue: Mark: I deserve a raise! Boss: Why do you deserve a raise? Mark: Both Rachel and Soledad make three dollars more an hour than I do, so I should make the same as they do. Boss: Both Rachel and Soledad have worked here longer than you …

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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.

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 …

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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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Choose the answer. Read the poem. "There Is No Frigate Like a Book" (1263) by Emily Dickinson There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away, Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry– This Traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of Toll– How frugal is the Chariot That bears the Human soul. Which best analyzes the meaning created by the metaphor in this poem? The poem compares a book to a cold land; this shows that books can transport you to unfamiliar territories. The poem compares a book to ship; this shows that books can transport you to unfamiliar territories. The poem compares a book to a chariot; this shows that reading a lot can make you as smart as a god. The poem compares a toll to a book; this shows that it is worth the effort of striving to learn new things.

Choose the answer. Read the poem. “There Is No Frigate Like a Book” (1263) by Emily Dickinson There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away, Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry– This Traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of Toll– How frugal …

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Read the summary of “The Beginnings of the Maasai.” In “The Beginnings of the Maasai,” the daughter of the Maasai explains the relationship between the Maasai and their sky god Enkai. She explains how a volcanic eruption sent Enkai and the cattle into the sky. In order to save the cattle, Enkai created a giant tree that allowed them to walk back to earth. Then, Enkai entrusted Neiterkob, the narrator’s father, and his tribe to care for the cattle. As a result, the cattle are sacred to the Maasai, and the Maasai maintain a close connection with Enkai. Is this an effective summary of the story? Yes, because it includes key ideas from the beginning, middle, and end, and it explains the conflict and the resolution. Yes, because it focuses on the details from the beginning, the obstacles from the middle, and the resolution from the end. No, because it is uses too many specific names from the beginning, middle, and end, and it has a vague resolution. No, because it leaves out details from the beginning, the obstacles from the middle, and the resolution from the end.

Read the summary of “The Beginnings of the Maasai.” In “The Beginnings of the Maasai,” the daughter of the Maasai explains the relationship between the Maasai and their sky god Enkai. She explains how a volcanic eruption sent Enkai and the cattle into the sky. In order to save the …

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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 paragraph. Then answer the question that follows. The USS Alabama, built in 1942, is a monster weighing in at 35,000 tons. The ship was built during the Second World War and spent 40 months actively assisting the war effort in the Pacific Ocean. During that time, she was in 26 battles. In 1964, the ship moved to her present home in Mobile, Alabama. To what is the USS Alabama compared? A. a ship B. a war C. a battle D. a monster

Read the paragraph. Then answer the question that follows. The USS Alabama, built in 1942, is a monster weighing in at 35,000 tons. The ship was built during the Second World War and spent 40 months actively assisting the war effort in the Pacific Ocean. During that time, she was …

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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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Which statement correctly describes the slope of the linear function that is represented by the data in the table? Table (It may move to the left a bit when it is actually posted, sorry. It shouldn’t be hard to read though) x y 8 -8 8 -4 8 0 8 4 8 8 a.The slope is positive. b.The slope is negative. c.The slope is zero. d.There is no slope.

Answer: d. There is no slope. Step-by-step explanation: We know that slope = For the given table, since there is no change in x coordinate . Thus the change in x coordinate is 0. Therefore, slope= which means the slope does not exist. Hence, (d) is the right option. There …

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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 following sentences from the passage. In the late 1820s, gold was discovered in the northern and central regions of Georgia. With thoughts of easy money, many European settlers came to the regions. Which is the best way to rewrite these sentences? In the late 1820s, gold was discovered in the northern and central regions of Georgia. With thoughts of easy money, these regions were settled by many Europeans. In the late 1820s, explorers discovered gold in the northern and central regions of Georgia. With thoughts of easy money, many European settlers migrated to these regions. In the late 1820s, explorers discovered gold in the northern and central regions of Georgia. With thoughts of easy money, many European settlers infiltrated to the region.

Answer: Option b. The following is the best way to rewrite the sentences: In the late 1820s, explorers discovered gold in the northern and central regions of Georgia. With thoughts of easy money, many European settlers migrated to these regions. Explanation: The first comma after 1820s is used to separate …

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Read the sentence and answer the question. Nine more pilots were selected in 1962 fourteen were chosen in 1963. Which correctly shows where a semicolon is needed in the sentence? Nine more pilots were selected; in 1962 fourteen were chosen in 1963. Nine more pilots were selected in 1962 fourteen were chosen; in 1963. Nine more pilots were selected in 1962; fourteen were chosen in 1963. Nine more pilots; were selected in 1962 fourteen were chosen in 1963. Description

Read the sentence and answer the question. Nine more pilots were selected in 1962 fourteen were chosen in 1963. Which correctly shows where a semicolon is needed in the sentence? Nine more pilots were selected; in 1962 fourteen were chosen in 1963. Nine more pilots were selected in 1962 fourteen …

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Read the sentence and answer the question. Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. Which correctly shows where a comma is needed in the sentence? Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation, so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation so most food products are packaged, immediately after they are processed. Neither light nor moisture, is good for food preservation so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. Neither light nor moisture is good, for food preservation so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed.

The sentence that correctly shows where a comma is needed in the sentence is Neither light nor moisture is good for food preservation, so most food products are packaged immediately after they are processed. because “neither light nor moisture is good for preservation” is another sentence and must be added …

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Read the sentence and answer the question. All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but only two were jet pilots consequently, the astronauts with no flight experience had to complete one year of flight training. Which correctly shows where a semicolon is needed in the sentence? All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but only two were jet pilots consequently, the astronauts with no flight experience had to; complete one year of flight training. All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but only two were jet pilots consequently, the astronauts; with no flight experience had to complete one year of flight training. All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but; only two were jet pilots consequently, the astronauts with no flight experience had to complete one year of flight training. All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but only two were jet pilots; consequently, the astronauts with no flight experience had to complete one year of flight training. Description

Answer: The answer to your question would be that the sentence that correctly shows where a semicolon is needed in the sentence is the following one: All astronauts had master’s or doctorate degrees, but only two were jet pilots; consequently, the astronauts with no flight experience had to complete one …

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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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