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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

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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Which would add the most emotional impact to a news story? A.map showing the location of a recent natural disaster. B.a statement from the mayor about a disasters financial cost. C.a timeline detailing a disaster’s main events. D.a video showing people stranded on the roof of their flooded home.

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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"And one day those men came again, and said, now for the test, and they took the puppy to the laboratory, and I limped three-leggedly along, too, feeling proud, for any attention shown to the puppy was a pleasure to me, of course. They discussed and experimented, and then suddenly the puppy shrieked, and they set him on the floor, and he went staggering around, with his head all bloody, and the master clapped his hand and shouted: 'There, I've won–confess it! He's blind as a bat!'" "A Dog's Tale." Mark Twain, 1904. This illustrates the ________ in the story. A. style B. allusion C. conflict D. foreshadowing

“And one day those men came again, and said, now for the test, and they took the puppy to the laboratory, and I limped three-leggedly along, too, feeling proud, for any attention shown to the puppy was a pleasure to me, of course. They discussed and experimented, and then suddenly …

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The climax of the story occurs when A. Aileen has her own pup, completing her happiness. B. Aileen leaves her mother to be taken to a new home. C. Aileen is discovered by the little girl as she hides in the garret. D. Aileen saves the baby from the fire in the nursery.

The climax of the story occurs when A. Aileen has her own pup, completing her happiness. B. Aileen leaves her mother to be taken to a new home. C. Aileen is discovered by the little girl as she hides in the garret. D. Aileen saves the baby from the fire …

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At the end of the story, what two actions of Beowulf contribute to Grendel’s death? A. Demeaning words and brutal strength B. Evil spells and a powerful arm C. A steel spear and magical powers D. A sharp sword and a cunning mind

Here are a few pointers; hope this is useful) Ovation-by definition- is show of appreciation from an audience, for a person’s accomplishments or flaw. “Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.” A person’s accomplishment could be how they made a positive change in this world, strong …

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Which of these excerpts from Margaret Frink’s memoir most clearly shows that her story is told in the first person? A. It was Mr. Frink’s plan to remain here until enough of the coarse grass had been cut and cured into hay to feed our horses across the desert. B. Away from the river, the soil is hard and dry, void of any vegetation except sage-brush, which is worthless for any purpose but fuel. C. The Carsons had two wagons, with four horses to each, having bought more horses at Ragtown, after losing their mules on the desert. D. There was some bare ground on the south side, but between the rocks there was plenty of snow.

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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The question below refers to the selection “Games at Twilight.” Explain the irony at the conclusion of the story.

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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Read the excerpt from The Code Book. More than a hundred million e-mails are sent around the world each day, and they are all vulnerable to interception. Digital technology has aided communication, but it has also given rise to the possibility of those communications being monitored. Which type of evidence is used in the excerpt? an example a story a quote a statistic

Here are a few pointers; hope this is useful) Ovation-by definition- is show of appreciation from an audience, for a person’s accomplishments or flaw. “Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.” A person’s accomplishment could be how they made a positive change in this world, strong …

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1. By the end of “Everyday Use,” does the character of Maggie change? Why or why not? Be sure to use details from the story to support your argument.

Here are a few pointers; hope this is useful) Ovation-by definition- is show of appreciation from an audience, for a person’s accomplishments or flaw. “Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.” A person’s accomplishment could be how they made a positive change in this world, strong …

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In contemporary writing, a character’s motivation typically Select one: a. Must be inferred b. Never changes in the course of a story c. Is dependent on the story’s point of view d. Is a result of his or her actions

In contemporary writing, a character’s motivation typically Select one: a. Must be inferred b. Never changes in the course of a story c. Is dependent on the story’s point of view d. Is a result of his or her actions

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An example of magical realism in Sorrentino’s story is _____. 1) a man gets hit in the head with an umbrella 2) the situation continues for years without pause 3) the narrator punches the man with the umbrella 4) the narrator thinks about going to the police

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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Although Beowulf was written in Old English, where is the story set? A. Germany B. Scandinavia C. Scotland D. Iceland

Well; You have the classics 1984, you might have been asked to read this one already in school, if not I suggest going ahead and reading it; its fun to be ahead of your class.  Originally published in 1949 by George Orwell, 1984 depicts a dystopian world of the ‘future’. The …

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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.

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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You are to create a story for a child of 5-6 years old. You will explain the brain and its functions to them. You need to use the following terms and explain their functions in simple terms. Use the format of a story to keep the child interested, and be sure to use illustrations. Add characters (Dora, Superman, etc.) to make the information fun.

Answer: 1) Water has very high specific heat. 2) It expands when it freezes 3) ability to dissolve in ionic substances 4) Water molecules at the surface experience fewer hydrogen bonds than water molecules within the liquid. Explanation: 1) Water molecules due to their high specific heat , undergo relatively …

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Organization is A) the way words and phrases are used to tell the story B) the key elements of the story and the details that support them C) the format, structure and timeline of the story D) the use of proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar Ideas is A) the way words and phrases are used to tell the story B) the descriptive words and phrases make the writing interesting C) the key elements of the story and the details that support them D) the way sentences are written and flow together to tell the story

Organization is A) the way words and phrases are used to tell the story B) the key elements of the story and the details that support them C) the format, structure and timeline of the story D) the use of proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar Ideas is A) the …

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Read the excerpt from Outcasts United. Luma pulled her Volkswagen Beetle into the center’s parking lot on a sunny June afternoon in 2004, before her team’s first tryouts. She wasn’t sure what kind of response her flyers had generated among the boys in the complexes around Clarkston. They were naturally wary. But on the other side of town, Jeremiah Ziaty had no doubt about his enthusiasm for the new team. His mother was still at work when he set out from the family’s apartment, a small backpack on his shoulder, ready to play. When Jeremiah arrived at the center, he joined twenty-two other boys on the small field behind the building. Which statement best describes how the author is developing the plot in this excerpt? – The author is describing two plots at the same time before moving on with the chronological order of the story. – The author is describing one plot of the story so he can move the events along chronologically. – The author is describing several plots at the same time to avoid telling the story in chronological order. – The author is describing one plot of the story but not moving the events along in chronological order.

Answer:  The correct answer is : When writing a research paper you should avoid: slang, first or second person, formality, contractions, jargon. Explanation:    When writing this type of work should take into account the impersonality, not make too many subordinate sentences, use more nouns and verbs than adjectives and …

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In the story American Born Chinese, Danny’s cousin Chin-Kee comes for a visit. This is an example of: A. flashback, to give the reader background information. B. an inciting incident, to introduce a central conflict. C. parallel plot, to follow separate characters and events. D. foreshadowing, to create suspense by providing hints about the future.

Answer: Henri Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman Explanation: 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 …

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What is dialogue? A a conversation between people or characters B a description of the setting C a description of the plot D a description of a story

What is dialogue? A a conversation between people or characters B a description of the setting C a description of the plot D a description of a story

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Which of the following is an example of an adaptation? A a story presented as a play B a movie review C a story presented in original form D a literary analysis

Which of the following is an example of an adaptation? A a story presented as a play B a movie review C a story presented in original form D a literary analysis

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Which of these situations is most likely to be an example of a setting that will influence the plot of a story? (a)A beam of sunlight makes a red barn door shine. (b)A character looks at his hands after jumping a fence. (c)A strong storm takes out the electricity on an island. (d)A character lives in a small house on a long street. NextReset

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 …

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