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Q: Which of the following describes a clue used to mislead the reader? A. a stone wall B. a false foreshadowing C. a red herring D. an inciting incident
A: C. a red herring
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User: Which of the following describes a clue used to mislead the reader? A. a stone wall B. a false foreshadowing C. a red herring D. an inciting incident

Weegy: C. a red herring
debnjerry|Points 42971|

User: How does the device called a red herring typically function in a detective story? A. It contrasts different settings. B. It adds color to the theme. C. It introduces the story's main character. D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.

Weegy: D. It serves as a false clue in the plot.
jher000|Points 7981|

User: Which of the following excerpts provides the best example of the author's use of foreshadowing? A. "He was off in one of those hysterical outbursts which come upon a strong nature when some great crisis is over and gone." B. "I sponged the wound, cleaned it, dressed it, and finally covered it …" C. "… leaning back in his chair and shaking his sides. All my medical instincts rose up against that laugh." D. "He unwound the handkerchief and held out his hand." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.

Weegy: D. "He unwound the handkerchief and held out his hand." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.
eisendrew|Points 25|

User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. The author uses this statement to A. reveal a nervous character. B. provide a clue about a plot twist. C. describe a quiet, peaceful setting. D. create a suspenseful mood.

Weegy: D. "He unwound the handkerchief and held out his hand." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.
eisendrew|Points 25|

User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. The author uses this statement to A. reveal a nervous character. B. provide a clue about a plot twist. C. describe a quiet, peaceful setting. D. create a suspenseful mood.

Weegy: D. "He unwound the handkerchief and held out his hand." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.
eisendrew|Points 25|

User: A significant result of Doyle's detective mysteries is their A. success as the first publication of a series featuring the same detective. B. positive effect on the woman's suffrage movement. C. success as the first series of English novels with a male protagonist. D. unprecedented effect on literacy rates of the 20th century.

Weegy: A
chicory|Points 5511|

User: Which of the following best represents the author's development of a suspenseful mood? A. “These good people were absolutely ignorant that their land contained that which was quite as valuable as a gold-mine.” B. “Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with bloodstains.” C. “A feeling of repulsion, and of something akin to fear had begun to rise within me at the strange antics of this fleshless man.” D. “He drew up the windows on either side, tapped on the wood-work, and away we went as fast as the horse could go.” "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.

Weegy: B. ?Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with bloodstains.?
kazzyface|Points 873|

User: In “The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb,” the author makes use of a typical element found in his other mystery stories when he describes A. Watson taking on a mysterious medical case, early in the morning. B. Stark luring a victim to a dark, rambling, country house. C. Hatherley conveniently waking up near the train station. D. Holmes deducing a connection to a missing-person ad.

Weegy: A. Watson taking on a mysterious medical case, early in the morning.
cavecilla|Points 420|

User: Authors often use their own personal experiences to inform their story lines and develop their characters. The fact that Arthur Conan Doyle uses this technique is made most evident through A. Sherlock Holmes' irascible demeanor and Doyle's pugnacious reputation. B. Doyle's radical political views and Holmes' socialist leanings. C. Sherlock Holmes' deductive powers and Doyle's medical training. D. Doyle's abusive childhood and Holmes' reckless behavior.

Weegy: Sherlock Holmes' irascible demeanor and Doyle's pugnacious reputation...
daddy_ryan|Points 999|

User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me." "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. The author uses this statement to A. reveal a nervous character. B. provide a clue about a plot twist. C. describe a quiet, peaceful setting. D. create a suspenseful mood.

Weegy: D. create a suspenseful mood.
vanessa uy|Points 30|

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