Exam study questions- english
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Read the passage from the strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde:
"The rosy man has grown pale;..."
What Internal conflict is implied by lanyons illness
Lanyon struggled with the burden of the information he had about Jekyll
And argumentative essay, the (blank) is the umbrella statement for all parts of an argument
Read the sentence
"The phone call,..."
What is the best way to revise the sentence so that the punctuation is correct?
The phone call from the admissions office made me happy (#1)
A writer should use a (blank) pronoun to show ownership
Read the excerpt from "Hokusai's the great wave"
"Here's a snatch of the letter...."
What is the purpose of the outside source used in this expert
To show how strongly the American president insisted Japan participate in international trade
Which sentence should be revised to avoid a misconception
To be a successful actor you must live in Los Angeles
And authors the point is the way in which he or she (blank)
Perceives a topic
Which line from "song VII" by rabindranath tagore is an example of personification
My poets vanity dies in shame before thy sight
A (blank) element is a descriptive word, phrase, or clause that is not essential to the meaning of a sentence
Which pair of words best describe the setting of Bilbo Baggins party
Grand and inclusive
Read the excerpt from "Benin plaque: the Oba with Europeans"
"All European visitors were..."
What context clue provides an antonym for the word secular
Read the excerpt from the chapter 1 of the strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
"Me utterson the lawyer..."
Which best explains why this excerpt is part of the plot exposition
It provides background information a bout a character
Read the excerpt from Midsummer by Derek walcott
"The lead stems tug..."
This excerpt makes an allusion to the second boer war which was fought amoung rhe United Kingdom, the South African public, and the orange Freestate between 1899 and 1902
Which statement best describes the effect of the allusion
It Evokes an image that helps the reader understand the current racial and political situation in Brixton
Which line best highlights Frodo's loyal nature
[H]e realized suddenly that he loved the old hobbit dearly
What should A writer include in the introduction to a personal statement ? check all that apply
A clear topic of bogus
The writers point of view
A creative opening remark
Which quotation from a history of the world in 100 objects best reveals the cultural significance of the benine plaque
All European visitors were struck by the obas position as both the spiritual and the secular head of the kingdom, and benine brass plaques are principally concerned with praising him
A statement that seems to be contradictory that proves to be true in some sense
Which purpose might apolitical persuasive speech serve
To convince the public to support an idea
Comedy of manners is a type of dramatic comedy that (blank) the rules and behaviors of a society
The (blank) significance of an object of is what the object reveals about the daily life, beliefs, interest, and customs of the society during a specific time.
A theme is best described as the (blank)
Message a text conveys about a topic
Personal statement a writer uses precise details to
Show the reader what the writer has to offer