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Q: "'I reckon they're after somebody,' he reflected; 'likely it's me.' He returned to his pocket the handkerchief with which he had been whipping away the red dust of Poker Flat from his neat boots, and
quietly discharged his mind of any further conjecture." "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Hart, 1869 The dialect used in this passage is an example of A. local color. B. figurative slang. C. symbolic grammar. D. western dialogue.
A: C. symbolic grammar.
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User: "'I reckon they're after somebody,' he reflected; 'likely it's me.' He returned to his pocket the handkerchief with which he had been whipping away the red dust of Poker Flat from his neat boots, and quietly discharged his mind of any further conjecture." "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Hart, 1869 The dialect used in this passage is an example of A. local color. B. figurative slang. C. symbolic grammar. D. western dialogue.

Weegy: C. symbolic grammar.
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User: Read the sentence, and then answer the question. "He now proposed to narrate the principal incidents of that poem- having thoroughly mastered the argument and fairly forgotten the words- in the current vernacular of Sandy Bar." "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Hart, 1869 What is the best meaning of vernacular as it is used in the sentence? A. poetry B. dialect C. vocabulary D. expression

Weegy: D. expression
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User: Read the sentence, and then answer the question. "'It's agin justice to let this yer young man from Roaring Camp–an entire stranger–carry away our money.'" "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Hart, 1869 What is the author's purpose for using local dialect? A. to identify where the characters live B. to emphasize the characters' ignorance C. to add intrigue and mystery to the characters D. to make the characters more real and believable

Weegy: The answer IS A. to identify where the characters live
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