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Which one of the following is characteristic of a character study? A. The character comes to an unhappy end. B. The character is usually tragicomic—that is, he or she is both funny and sad at
different times. C. Getting a glimpse into the character's mind and heart is the most important element of the story. D. The protagonist is a static character.
A. Getting a glimpse into the character's mind and heart is the most important element of the story
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User: Which one of the following is characteristic of a character study? A. The character comes to an unhappy end. B. The character is usually tragicomic—that is, he or she is both funny and sad at different times. C. Getting a glimpse into the character's mind and heart is the most important element of the story. D. The protagonist is a static character.

Weegy: A. Getting a glimpse into the character's mind and heart is the most important element of the story
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User: In "The Private History of a Campaign That Failed," Twain writes, "We were equal to the occasion. In our response there was no hesitation, no indecision" (71). This type of writing is an example of A. an anecdote. B. mock heroics. C. a motif. D. hypocrisy.

Weegy: In "The Private History of a Campaign That Failed," Twain writes, "We were equal to the occasion. In our response there was no hesitation, no indecision" ). This type of writing is an example of mock heroics.
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User: An individuated character is one who A. has his or her own unique history and personality. B. has a series of epiphanies. C. is a symbol for some characteristic. D. is able to be identified with the audience.

Weegy: D. has his or her own unique history and personality
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User: In "Young Goodman Brown," what is meant by "a hoary corpse"? A. A promiscuous person B. An extremely old dead body C. A lonely man D. A respected person

Weegy: Hoary means having Gray or white hair. Answer A.
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User: In the story "Paul's Case," why is Paul irritated and wretched after the concert? A. His real life is so different from his dream. B. He has to walk home in the rain. C. He has spoken with the singer. D. He has seen his English teacher.

Weegy: C. His real life is so different from his dream. The concert is an escape for him as always and highlights the difference between reality and the dreamworld of the singers.
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User: Which one of the following statements best describes the theme of "Young Goodman Brown"? A. The Devil is in charge of this world. B. The forest is a place where dark deeds take place. C. People aren't always what they seem. D. Men should listen to the cautions of their wives.

Weegy: The following statement best describes the theme of "Young Goodman Brown": C. People aren't always what they seem.
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User: An author's purpose in using rhetoric is to A. present facts as they really are. B. separate realism from idealism. C. create a certain effect for the reader. D. provide hints as to what's going to happen.

Weegy: C. create a certain effect for the reader.
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User: In Mark Twain's account of a "campaign that failed," his satire is aimed at the _______ of making an adventure appear more glorious than it was. A. embarrassment B. hypocrisy C. confusion D. tragedy

Weegy: B. hypocrisy
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User: Twain's account of Colonel Rall's speech ("full of gunpowder and glory") is contrasted most vividly to the Marion Ranger's collective remorse over A. the shooting of an unarmed rider. B. following Captain Lyman into a trap. C. rebuffing Dunlap's wise advice. D. the strange affair at "Camp Desolation."

Weegy: A. the shooting of an unarmed rider.
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User: Studying the plot elements in "A Pair of Silk Stockings," you might reasonably conclude that the essence of her story A. reflects the despair of daily life. B. is found in its sensual descriptions. C. emphasizes the hardship of poverty. D. is identical to Paul's in "Paul's Case."

Weegy: A. reflects the despair of daily life.
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User: Archetypes are a type of _______ that appear throughout history. A. motif B. palliation C. subgenre D. foreshadowing

Weegy: A. motif. Archetypes are a type of motif that appear throughout history.
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User: Which one of the following short stories takes a series of completely ordinary events and develops them into a character study? A. "A Pair of Silk Stockings" B. "Paul's Case" C. "A Private History of a Campaign That Failed" D. "Young Goodman Brown"

Weegy: A. A pair of silk stockings
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User: Which one of the following short stories is an example of an allegory? A. "Paul's Case" B. "Young Goodman Brown" C. "A Pair of Silk Stockings" D. "The Private History of a Campaign That Failed"

Weegy: B. "Young Goodman Brown"
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User: At the beginning of "Young Goodman Brown," Brown's wife says, "Pray tarry with me this night, dear husband, of all nights in the year" (1). This statement is an example of A. satire. B. irony. C. foreshadowing. D. ambiguity.

Weegy: C. foreshadowing.
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User: In "A Pair of Silk Stockings," the silk stockings are a symbol of A. Mrs. Sommers's selfish needs. B. Mrs. Sommers's lack of concern for her children. C. Mrs. Sommers's desire for attention. D. Mrs. Sommers's inability to handle money.

Weegy: C. Mrs. Sommers's desire for attention.
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User: Paul's tattered clothes are a symbol of his A. rebellious nature. B. desire to insult the faculty. C. economic circumstances. D. unconcern about what he looked like.

Weegy: D. unconcern about what he looked like.
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