English 12A Unit 5

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In "from The Diary of Samuel Pepys," what conclusion can you draw about Samuel Pepys from his account of The Great London Fire?
He maintained relations with all social strata.
For which of the following types of writing would first-person point of view be least appropriate?
research report
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a diary?
written in third-person point of view
I (sketched) too many portraits.
verb
Thelma is (running) for art club president.
present participle
I have (committed) to summer art classes.
past participle
Willis has ______ three balls through the hoop.
thrown
You have ________ on the sofa for too long.
lain
In 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have ______ as a serious team.
begun
Which of the following best states Pope's opinion of man in "An Essay on Man"?
Man is small, but has an important place among the beings of this world.
In The Rape of the Lock,how is the "deadly bodkin" (Canto V, line 128) used by Belinda appropriate for a mock epic?
It resembles a dagger, but it is completely unthreatening.
Which of the following is the characteristic of a mock epic that you find on The Rape of the Lock?
a high-level style
"The Rape of the Lock" is a parody because...
It imitates that style and form of an epic, it makes fun of frivolous people and trivial events, it provides a humorous, yet somewhat realistic view of Pope's society
A heroic couplet traditionally uses all of the following elements except
figurative language
She (has become) and expert in her field over the past five years.
present perfect
"Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" is mostly...
lyrical, because it focuses on feelings
What is the meaning of line 36 in "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," "The paths of glory leads but to the grave"?
death makes everyone equal
Which of the following best describes the mood of "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"?
gloomy
Which would best describe Gray's feeling about death?
Death is not concerned with a mans wealth
which of the following sentences contains a verb in the subjunctive mood?
I wish you had more confidence in yourself.
Which of the following sentences has a verb in the imperative mood?
Try answering the question; it's easy.