Read the following passage and then answer the question.
“Until the football team actually wins a game that I attend, I'll continue to have these nagging suspicions—I can't stop thinking that I am bad luck.”
In this sentence, the em dash is used to
A. introduce a list.
B. designate a restatement.
C. signify a contradiction.
D. indicate a change in thought.
Answer is B. designate a restatement.Auto answered|Score 1|lhyn29lhyn|Points 590|User:
A. was developed by psychologists in the early twenties.
B. became popular during the contemporary period of literature.
C. uses imperfect sentence structure to mimic private thought.
D. offers insight about relationships by using multiple points of view.
Stream-of-consciousness technique B. became popular during the contemporary period of literature.Auto answered|Score 1|kaysha|Points 5009|User:
Which of the following describes Mabel's MAIN conflict in this story?
A. She does not like the people she is with.
B. She feels insecure about her appearance.
C. She is concerned about her financial issues.
D. She thinks she is not a very good wife or mother.
She feels insecure about her appearance.Auto answered|Score .9434|Phargavi Nageswaran|Points 20|User:
Which of the following is the BEST example of the stream-of-consciousness technique?
A. Her thoughts hung about her like tree boughs heavy with snow.
B. Oh, the bus—for the love of Pete, where was the bus?
C. As the sun glimpsed over the horizon, he realized sadly that he must leave at last.
D. The secret to baking is to mix the dry ingredients—flour, salt, and so forth—separately from the wet ingredients.
b) Oh, the bus?for the love of Pete, where was the bus?Auto answered|Score .6|zinkla|Points 51|User:
In the story “The New Dress,” Mabel describes herself in the dressmaker's workroom. Which of the following literary devices is utilized in this description?
B. metaphor Auto answered|Score .6|danimai|Points 1504|
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