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1. In “A Mystery of Heroism,” Collins wants to get water from the well because— A. he is thirsty. B. fetching water is his job. C. he does
not want to fight any more. D. the other men dare him to go.
A. the other men dare him to go.
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User: 1. In “A Mystery of Heroism,” Collins wants to get water from the well because— A. he is thirsty. B. fetching water is his job. C. he does not want to fight any more. D. the other men dare him to go.

Weegy: A. the other men dare him to go.
LoveSolo|Points 80|

User: 2. In “A Mystery of Heroism,” you can infer that Collins’s superior officers— A. do not want him to go because the risk is not worth taking. B. very much want him to get the water because they are also thirsty. C. understand Collins’s burning need to become a hero. D. are afraid that Collins will gain all of the fame for himself alone.

Weegy: D) Do not want him to go because the risk is not worth taking.
drsyed19|Points 290|

User: 3. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” what actually happens in the story? A. Farquhar drowns under Owl Creek Bridge. B. The officers imagine that Farquhar is hanged. C. Farquhar dies by hanging. D. Farquhar escapes hanging and is reunited with his family.

Weegy: In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge C. Farguhar dies by hanging. Peyton Farquhar was dead; his body, with a broken neck, swung gently from side to side beneath the timbers of the Owl Creek bridge. [ ]
debnjerry|Points 34910|

User: 4. In “I Will Fight No More Forever,” you can infer that Looking Glass and Toohoolhoolzote were— A. responsible for the tribe’s problems. B. chiefs in the tribe. C. Chief Joseph’s wives. D. enemy warriors.

Weegy: A. responsible for the tribe?s problems.
may100|Points 1277|

User: 5. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” how much time actually passes in the story? A. One day and one night B. A few minutes C. One day D. A few hours

Weegy: B. A few minutes
jeifunk|Points 4956|

User: 6. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” which of the following details from the story best describes the author’s use of the omniscient point of view? A. The narrator gives a person-person account of the events as they happen. B. Bierce focuses only on Peyton Farquhar and his thoughts. C. Bierce objectively describes the plantation. D. The narrator reports that the gray-clad horseman was a Federal scout.

Weegy: B. Bierce focuses only on Peyton Farquhar and his thoughts.
andrewpallarca|Points 13732|

User: 7. In the poem “A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim,” what can you infer about the person on the second stretcher from the lines “and who are you my child and darling / Who are you sweet boy with cheeks yet blooming”? A. The person is still alive. B. The person is young and looks healthy. C. The person is someone the speaker knows and loves. D. The person is the speaker’s son.

Weegy: C. The person is someone the speaker knows and loves.
rickjames|Points 884|

User: 8. In the poem “I understand the large hearts of heroes,” Whitman lists heroes who are— A. well-known Americans. B. poets and writers. C. famous figures from world history. D. ordinary people.

Weegy: Ordinary people
xhellotherex|Points 70|

User: 9. In the poem “The Soul selects her own Society,” the soul shuts her door when— A. the emperor asks her to do so. B. she has chosen the person with whom she belongs. C. she is commanded to do so by her divine majority. D. she is crushed by her responsibilities.

Weegy: C. she is commanded to do so by her divine majority.
jcr.2008|Points 839|

User: 10. The title of the poem “War Is Kind” is an example of verbal irony because the author— A. is using exaggeration to emphasize war’s horror. B. is using understatement and means war is loving. C. means the opposite of what he says. D. wants to trick the reader with a clever word choice.

Weegy: The answer is: A. is using exaggeration to emphasize war?s horror.
sharpies|Points 8319|

User: Which of the following statements is true about the poem “A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim”? A. The speaker of the poem would gladly have died to save the three soldiers. B. The speaker of the poem knows the three soldiers on the stretchers. C. The speaker of the poem wishes he could learn the identity of the dead soldiers. D. The speaker of the poem feels empathy with the strangers on the stretchers.

Weegy: C. The speaker of the poem feels empathy with the strangers on the stretchers.
babelbrox|Points 0|

User: In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” what perilous task causes Farquhar to be caught by the Union soldiers? A. He refuses to serve the Union soldiers water when they come to his house. B. He escapes from the Southern soldiers. C. He tries to walk over Owl Creek Bridge. D. He is a Federal scout.

Weegy: C. He tries to walk over Owl Creek Bridge.
may100|Points 1277|

User: In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” what perilous task causes Farquhar to be caught by the Union soldiers? A. He refuses to serve the Union soldiers water when they come to his house. B. He escapes from the Southern soldiers. C. He tries to walk over Owl Creek Bridge. D. He is a Federal scout.

Weegy: C. He tries to walk over Owl Creek Bridge.
may100|Points 1277|

User: In “Much Madness is divinest Sense,” Dickinson compares— A. madness and a chain. B. common sense and the majority. C. conformity and nonconformity. D. methods of treating the mentally ill.

Weegy: A. madness and a chain
AwesomeGuy200|Points 1177|

User: In “A Mystery of Heroism,” by the time Collins asks permission to go to the well, A. the lieutenant has died, and there is no reason to go to the well. B. the soldiers have teased him so much he that feels he cannot back out. C. the troops are preparing to charge and are assembling in ranks. D. his extreme thirst, not thoughtful reasoning, is dictating his actions.

Weegy: C. the troops are preparing to charge and are assembling in ranks.
LoveSolo|Points 80|

User: In “A Mystery of Heroism,” Collins wants to get water from the well because A. the other men dare him to go. B. he is thirsty. C. fetching water is his job. D. he does not want to fight any more.

Weegy: A. the other men dare him to go.
LoveSolo|Points 80|

User: In “A Mystery of Heroism,” you can infer that Collins’s superior officers A. very much want him to get the water because they are also thirsty. B. understand Collins’s burning need to become a hero. C. are afraid that Collins will gain all of the fame for himself alone. D. do not want him to go because the risk is not worth taking.

Weegy: D) Do not want him to go because the risk is not worth taking.
drsyed19|Points 290|

User: When the speaker of “War Is Kind” uses the two-line refrain, “Do not weep / War is kind,” in the first, third, and last stanzas, what technique is being used to reiterate the theme? A. Verbal irony B. Rhythm and rhyme C. Situational irony D. Exaggeration

Weegy: C. Situational irony.
rugmaker|Points 2117|

User: Which of the following is an example of situational irony found in “A Mystery of Heroism”? A. Collins is killed after he returns, not during his mad dash across the field. B. Collins survives his foolhardy escapade, even though the battle rages on. C. The water that Collins retrieves with such effort is not fit to drink. D. The lieutenant dies on the battlefield, even though Collins gives him water.

Weegy: I think its D. The lieutenant dies on the battlefield, even though Collins gives him water. Because he gave him water and its situatinally that he died.
YURIYLINNYK|Points 30|

User: Which of the following quotes from “A Mystery of Heroism” helps you make a prediction about Collins’s character and motivation? A. “Some comrades joked Collins about his thirst. ‘Well, if yeh want a drink so bad, why don’t yeh go git it?’” B. “When he came to the well, he flung himself down and peered into its darkness.” C. “‘I dunno,’ said Collins, uncomfortably. Some of the resentment toward his companions . . . was beginning to fade.” D. “Fred Collins of A Company was saying: ‘Thunder, I wisht I had a drink.’”

Weegy: C
emiimarie|Points 156|

User: You can conclude from the speech “I Will Fight No More Forever” that Chief Joseph— A. was a bitter enemy of General Howard. B. had no recourse but to surrender. C. had never met General Howard. D. didn’t really have to surrender.

Weegy: The answer is B. had no recourse but to surrender.
bongche|Points 2796|

User: As he stated in "The Gettysburg Address," Lincoln believe that the Civil War would affect the entire world because— A. the war would show if democracy could prevail. B. his words would never be forgotten. C. the war would eradicate slavery forever. D. so many people died in the terrible conflict.

Weegy: C. the war would eradicate slavery forever.
danimai|Points 1504|

User: In his personal note to his son in “Letters to His Son,” Robert E. Lee confides that he will only raise his sword in— A. revolution. B. defense. C. anarchy. D. civil war.

Weegy: C. anarchy.
rickjames|Points 884|

User: The poem “I Hear America Singing” is about A. the single voice that all American workers share. B. how much people enjoy singing. C. the hardships of making a living. D. the different songs of several laborers.

Weegy: I hear America Singing is a poem about the various different types of people in America, singing about what they have in America. The answer is A.
Airyna|Points 128|

User: In “I understand the large hearts of heroes,” Whitman lists heroes who are— A. well-known Americans. B. poets and writers. C. famous figures from world history. D. ordinary people.

Weegy: Ordinary people
xhellotherex|Points 70|

User: The speaker responds to the child’s question in “A child said What is the grass?” by— A. musing about the cycle of life and death. B. considering its relationship to religious theology. C. reflecting on the life cycles of plants. D. describing different types of grass.

Weegy: D. Describing different types of grass
Expert answered|wiwit|Points 432|

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