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To further discuss the connection between the movie Citizen Kane and publisher William Randolph Hearst, the author of the passage could best use this photograph showing Hearst and his wife with another person at the Friendship Charity ...in 1913 to....
Demonstrate Hearst's position as a man of wealth and influence
According to the information provided in the passage, HG Wells' War of the Worlds is an example which of the following genres?
Which of the following can be concluded to be the central message of the passage?
Citizen Kane was strongly opposed by William Randolph Hearst because it condemned the American Dream
What is the relationship between the following two sentences: 1)He eventually becomes a fabulously wealthy newspaper publisher who cultivates an image of helping the underprivileged 2)Eventually, he spends his final days in an unusual nadir of his own making alone in an enormous castle filled with material possessions that underscore his relative lack of the stuff a life well lived, such as happiness and deep, meaningful relationships
Comparison and contrast
Based on the last paragraph of the passage, Hearst's reaction to Citizen Kane influenced its reception in which of the following ways?
the movie failed to gain popularity
What is the connotation of the phrase, critical acclaim as it is used in the last paragraph of the passage?
praise from experts
In paragraph 1, the author's use of the phrase "hollywood was abuzz with rumors that a young radio star was on the verge of releasing a scandalous movie" demonstrates primarily which of the following tones?
Which of the following statements is best supported by textual evidence from the passage?
The film suggests that Charles Foster Kame would not have reached financial success without inheriting a fortune
Which of the following excerpts from the passage does the photograph most implement?
"...that makes Citizen Kane a stark commentary on the American Dream"
Which of the following quotations from the passage best explains why...Randolph Hearst opposed the release of the movie Citizen Kane?
But it is the subject matter-the corruption of an idealistic publisher clearly based on William Randolph Hearst- that makes Citizen Kane a stark commentary on the American Dream
Based on the evidence in the passage, which of the following arguments can be made about the Hearst chain of newspapers?
They bullied other media according to their publisher's directives