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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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How can the reader best interpret the theme of a story? A.By imagining what happens to the characters next B.By developing a personal opinion about the story C.By focusing on details from the story that suggest a universal truth D.By rewriting the story using a different point of view

How can the reader best interpret the theme of a story? A.By imagining what happens to the characters next B.By developing a personal opinion about the story C.By focusing on details from the story that suggest a universal truth D.By rewriting the story using a different point of view

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Which two prominent sounds increase the tension in the story? A. the revelers and the bells B. the clock and the revelers C. the bells and the music D. the music and the clock

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 02:45 AM The two prominent sounds that increases the tension in the story The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe are the revelers and the bells. The answer is letter A. It is a story which centers around the sin, death, madness and …

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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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The raven by Edgar Allan Poe tells the story of a man who was an otherworldly experience what is the supernatural experience described in the poem

Answer: A man’s grief is made excruciating by the utterances of a bird. Explanation: In 1845 a narrative poem called “The Raven” was published. This poem written by Edgar Allan Poe tells the story of a man who had an otherwordly experience. The experience was that a talking raven visited …

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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 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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In the story “To Build a Fire,” what information did the man ignore? Even though the creeks freeze solid, liquid water exists near springs. Always make camp and build a fire while there is still daylight. Always take along survival gear and wear protective clothing. No one must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty degrees below zero.

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:28 AM No one must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty degrees below zero. I would say this is the main lesson to learn about this Jack London story which shows that nature can be cruel and unforgiving and at 50 degrees below …

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Match the description to the term. 1. a medieval play dramatizing biblical events allegory 2. words or actions whose meanings are recognized by the audience but unrecognized by the characters chorus 3. a story in which characters represent parts of a teaching, having both a literal and a figurative meaning mystery play 4. a medieval play dramatizing incidents in the lives of saints morality play 5. a medieval dramatized allegory in which virtues and vices appear to struggle for man’s soul miracle play 6. group commenting on the action in ancient Greek drama dramatic irony

1) Mystery play: A medieval play dramatizing biblical events Part of the vernacular drama, they developed from plays represented in Latin by the churchmen, thay usually refered to the creation, Adam and Eve, the mirder of Abel and the final judgment. 2) Dramatic irony: words or actions whose meanings are …

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N the story “Rip Van Winkle,” by Washington Irving, the major character flaw of the protagonist is his total devotion to his wife. True False

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:32 AM The statement “In the story “Rip Van Winkle,” by Washington Irving, the major character flaw of the protagonist is his total devotion to his wife.” is false.  His single flaw was not his wife but instead his inability to do any work that could …

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My grandfather, who lost his short-term memory sometime during the first Eisenhower Administration, calls me into his study because he wants to tell me the story he’s never told anybody before again. . . . My grandfather slams the door and motions me to the chair in front of his desk. I’ll be thirteen in two weeks. “There’s something I want to tell you, son,” he says. “Something I’ve never told anybody. You think you’re ready? You think you’ve got the gumption?” “I think so.” “Think so?” “I know so, sir. I know I’ve got the gumption.” . . . “It was late,” he says. “Someone knocked on my stateroom door. I leaped up. In those days I slept in uniform—shoes, too.” My grandfather smiles. His face is so perfectly round that his smile looks like a gash in a basketball. I smile back. “Don’t smile,” he says. “Just because I’m smiling, don’t assume I couldn’t kill you right now. Know that about a man.” Source: Orner, Peter. “The Raft.” The Atlantic Online. The Atlantic Monthly Company, Apr. 2000. Web. 10 May 2011. Which point of view does the text use?

My grandfather, who lost his short-term memory sometime during the first Eisenhower Administration, calls me into his study because he wants to tell me the story he’s never told anybody before again. . . . My grandfather slams the door and motions me to the chair in front of his …

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How does knowing the story of Pandora enrich the viewer's experience and understanding of this painting? Knowing the backstory allows the viewer to relax and enjoy the painting for itself. It doesn't add anything to your understanding of the painting. It helps the viewer appreciate the painter's technique more. If you know the story, you realize that what she is about to release are all the evils of the world.

How does knowing the story of Pandora enrich the viewer’s experience and understanding of this painting? Knowing the backstory allows the viewer to relax and enjoy the painting for itself. It doesn’t add anything to your understanding of the painting. It helps the viewer appreciate the painter’s technique more. If …

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Based on the story, what is the narrator’s view of the Prussian soldiers compared to the French civilians and soldiers in the story?

All the French characters in the story express hostility toward the Prussians. Berthine shows this attitude most clearly: “Blind anger rose in her heart against the prisoners; she would have been only too glad to kill them all, and so silence them.” In addition, the soldiers find the potential drowning …

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Match the words from Richard Connell's short story "The Most Dangerous Game" to their synonyms. (Pairs) tangible —–> enthusiastic —–> morals —–> calm —–> (Tiles) zealous scruples placid palpable

Match the words from Richard Connell’s short story “The Most Dangerous Game” to their synonyms. (Pairs) tangible —–> enthusiastic —–> morals —–> calm —–> (Tiles) zealous scruples placid palpable

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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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PLEASE HELP Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, something eminently human beaconed from his eye; something indeed which never found its way into his talk, but which spoke not only in these silent symbols of the after-dinner face, but more often and loudly in the acts of his life. He was austere with himself; drank gin when he was alone, to mortify a taste for vintages; and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years. But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove. "I incline to, Cain's heresy*," he used to say. "I let my brother go to the devil in his quaintly 'own way.'" In this character, it was frequently his fortune to be the last reputable acquaintance and the last good influence in the lives of down-going men. And to such as these, so long as they came about his chambers, he never marked a shade of change in his demeanour. No doubt the feat was easy to Mr. Utterson; for he was undemonstrative at the best, and even his friendship seemed to be founded in a similar catholicity of good-nature. It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity; and that was the lawyer's way. His friends were those of his own blood or those whom he had known the longest; his affections, like ivy, were the growth of time, they implied no aptness in the object. Hence, no doubt, the bond that united him to Mr. Richard Enfield, his distant kinsman, the well-known man about town. It was a nut to crack for many, what these two could see in each other, or what subject they could find in common. It was reported by those who encountered them in their Sunday walks, that they said nothing, looked singularly dull, and would hail with obvious relief the appearance of a friend. For all that, the two men put the greatest store by these excursions, counted them the chief jewel of each week, and not only set aside occasions of pleasure, but even resisted the calls of business, that they might enjoy them uninterrupted. *The biblical story of Cain and Abel is a story about two brothers who gave offerings to God. Abel’s offering was accepted by God, but Cain’s was not. Jealous, Cain killed his brother. When God asked Cain where Abel was, Cain said, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” By saying this, Cain implied that what his brother did was his own business. (Genesis 4:1-16) What is significant about “Cain’s heresy” in this passage? A.It shows that Mr. Utterson is a deeply religious and righteous person. B.It shows that Mr. Utterson tries not to judge others or get in their business. C.It shows the Mr. Utterson wants to steal from other people’s businesses. D.It shows that Mr. Utterson does not believe in any kind of religion at all.

PLEASE HELP Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, something eminently …

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His was the moment Zachary had been waiting for. He had rehearsed his lines for weeks, silently in his head as he biked to school, out loud in the mirror when he was home alone, and, to get used to an audience, in front of his sister’s stuffed animals and a slightly confused dog. Zachary had not prepared well for last year’s audition, and at the last minute had chosen not to go—too embarrassed—or too scared—he did not know which. Now, as he stood backstage, he thought about last year. He had been so disappointed in himself as he walked home alone, snuck to his room, and flopped sadly into his bed. “Next year will be different,” he vowed then and there. “I will be better prepared.” And he was. He just hoped it was enough. His throat was dry, his palms were sweaty, his heart was pounding, but he was ready to face the spotlight. A hushed silence fell across the auditorium as the drama teacher called his name. Zachary Hamilton. Based on the passage, how do you think Zachary will deal with the conflict in the remainder of the story?

Answer: The literary elements suggest that Zachary learned from last year and will have more success this time. Explanation: this time Zachary learned to come prepared so he could get the part that he wanted so you should always practice for what you want hope this helps

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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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What literary technique does faulkner use to relate the story a rose for emily? question 22 options: a.flashback b.imagism c.apostrophe d.humor?

Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 05:03 AM The correct answer should be A. flashback. That is because the story is told through a series of flashbacks that are remembered by the people who are at Emily’s funeral. It tells the story of her youth and her life from their …

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Which of these is a characteristic of modernist writing? a.reliable narrators b.linear story lines c.unrealistic mental processes d.rejection of traditional beliefs?

Which of these is a characteristic of modernist writing? a.reliable narrators b.linear story lines c.unrealistic mental processes d.rejection of traditional beliefs?

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Match the term with its definition. match term definition plot a.the angle or perspective from which the story is told point of view b.the story line or action of the story exposition c.the action that follows the climax falling action d.the introduction to the characters, setting, and situation

a. The angle or perspective from which the story is told: point of view In a narrative, there is a person who recounts the events, this person is the narrator, and the perspective from which the narrator tells the story is called “point of view.” There are three types of …

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