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Q: In The Call of the Wild, the supplies brought on the sled of Hal, Charles, and Mercedes, taken symbolically, represent A. an idealistic lust for life. B. an effort to bring
civilization with them. C. their defining success in terms of possessions. D. life triumphing over death.
A: B. an idealistic lust for life.
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User: In The Call of the Wild, the supplies brought on the sled of Hal, Charles, and Mercedes, taken symbolically, represent A. an idealistic lust for life. B. an effort to bring civilization with them. C. their defining success in terms of possessions. D. life triumphing over death.

Weegy: B. an idealistic lust for life.
brenda143|Points 141|

User: On page 14 of The Call of the Wild, what's meant by the phrase "The domesticated generations fell from him"? A. Buck is learning to love a human being again. B. Buck has lost a lot of hair in his fight with Spitz. C. Buck longs to return home to the Judge's family. D. Buck is losing his civilized characteristics.

Weegy: The answer is B. Buck is losing his civilized characteristics. Buck is losing his domestication brought down upon him from generations of obedient dogs. He is becoming an untamed animal once again. [ ]
jher000|Points 8041|

User: On page 14 of The Call of the Wild, Jack London writes, "In vague ways he remembered back to the youth of the breed." This statement is an example of A. natural selection. B. the racial unconscious. C. survival of the fittest. D. the will to power.

Weegy: The Call of the Wild, Jack London writes, "In vague ways he remembered back to the youth of the breed." This statement is an example of B. survival of the fittest.
Controler|Points 3928|

User: What happens the first time Buck is beaten? A. He has his spirit as well as his body crushed. B. He learns that he can't get away with stealing another dog's food. C. He swears that he'll someday have his revenge on Spitz. D. He learns he has to obey men, but decides never to surrender inside.

Weegy: C. He learns he has to obey men, but decides never to surrender inside.
Boyinbedroom|Points 249|

User: In The Call of the Wild, what valiant, tragic figure among the dogs must finally be put down for the good of the lives of the team? A. Pike B. Dub C. Sol-leks D. Spitz

Weegy: B. Spitz
justpretty|Points 1771|

User: After the death of Curly in The Call of the Wild, Buck concludes that no fair play exists in his world and that he will never go down in a fight. The theme illustrated here is apparently derived from London's interpretation of A. instincts as ancient memories. B. "might makes right." C. the theory of evolution. D. Nietzsche's ideas.

Weegy: B: the theory of evolution
hatuti|Points 354|

User: The term racial unconscious means that A. we're all racists at heart to some degree, even though we're unaware of it. B. you must learn the law of club and fang to survive. C. nature weeds out the weakest and unfit. D. each species and culture shares ancient memories, stored in the unconscious part of the mind.

Weegy: D. each species and culture shares ancient memories, stored in the unconscious part of the mind.
stickman|Points 6262|

User: Who saves Buck from impending death at the hands of Hal? A. Judge Miller B. Perrault C. François D. John Thornton

Weegy: A. John Thornton, who goes on to become Buck's dearly loved master
ime01|Points 270|

User: If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating A. the will to power. B. dramatic irony. C. negative capability. D. first person reporting.

Weegy: The answer is letter C. the will to power.
drako888|Points 67|

User: The survival of the fittest is an idea promoted by A. Friedrich Nietzsche. B. Karl Marx. C. Carl Jung. D. Charles Darwin.

Weegy: A. Karl Marx
selymi|Points 10456|

User: In Buck's thinking, the "noblest" prey of all is A. another dog. B. a moose. C. a very fast rabbit. D. man.

Weegy: The answer is D. man.
paral|Points 3670|

User: After having lived with her for a year, Chad studied Marilou's eyes across the table, realizing he had never had a clue about what make her tick." This sentence from a hypothetical novel suggests what kind of narrative voice? A. First person reporting B. Third person imaginary C. First person participant D. Third person restricted omniscience

Weegy: Answer is D. Third person imaginary,
admhlm19|Points 41|

User: François and Perrault are A. gold diggers from California. B. drivers of the mail train. C. dog trainers from Alaska. D. agents of the Canadian government

User: Mercedes's luggage is a symbol of A. her party's inexperience. B. her selfishness. C. civilization. D. her domination.

Weegy: D. her party's inexperience.
rathipearl|Points 207|

User: What does the word mimetic tell us about the difference between novels and most of the literature of the 1800s? A. The authors were new and unknown. B. Novels present fantasy as reality. C. Novels presented common things in new ways. D. Novels were unique in trying to imitate real life.

Weegy: Novels were unique in trying to imitate real life.
jeifunk|Points 9600|

User: Which one of the following words best describes Hal, Mercedes, and Charles? A. Prepared B. Sensitive C. Inexperienced D. Frightened

Weegy: Which one of the following words best describes Hal, Mercedes, and Charles. D. Inexperienced
talis1982|Points 41|

User: If you consider The Call of the Wild to be an allegory, which one of the following statements would be true? A. Buck represents some characteristic of humanity. B. The book is a story about the need for socialism. C. John Thornton represents the civilized world. D. Judge Miller represents the primordial condition.

User: A novel differs from a short story because it A. is more likely to include subplots. B. includes a theme. C. comprises rising action, a climax, and falling action. D. is told as a third-person narrative.

Weegy: C. is more likely to include subplots.
sipichapie|Points 4895|

User: The will to power is symbolized by A. Hal's arguing with Charles. B. Buck's killing Spitz. C. Buck's becoming friends with Thornton. D. Thornton's rifle.

Weegy: German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche used the phrase "The will to power" in an essay of the same name, referring to his theory that we, as individuals, will our own truths. The answer is A. Buck's killing Spitz
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User: What does Buck often dream of as he sleeps by the campfire? A. Primitive man B. John Thornton C. His fight with Spitz D. Judge Miller's home

User: The repeated use of the "o" sound in "A host, of golden daffodils" is called A. alliteration. B. rhyme. C. assonance. D. consonance.

Weegy: The repeated use of the "o" sound in "A host, of golden daffodils" is called D. assonance.
ronaldkervingo|Points 104|

User: Which one of the following words is an iamb? A. Alice B. Rachel C. JoAnne D. Sally

Weegy: JoAnne is an iamb




User: The line "A tree whose hungry mouth is prest" is an example of iambic A. pentameter. B. trimeter. C. dimeter. D. tetrameter.

Weegy: The answer is A.
redfireangel837|Points 92|

User: What is the most probable reason that rhyme and repetition first found their ways into poems? A. They were written for the upper class. B. The poems were easier to remember and pass on. C. Heroes in epics tended to talk that way. D. People wanted a beat they could dance

Weegy: The most probable reason that rhyme and repetition first found their ways into poems is that that way, the poems were easier to remember and pass on. lowres.uno.edu/classes/cyberlit/papers/fall05/wagler.htm
Janet17|Points 1149|

User: Among early epic poems, _______ is the story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead. A. Beowulf B. Gilgamesh C. The Iliad D. The Odyssey

Weegy: A. The Odyssey is a story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead.
belladonnax|Points 130|

User: Which one of the following sentences is an example of a metaphor? A. The breeze blew the branches back and forth. B. She eats like a bird. C. I am a rock. D. I'm as hungry as a wolf.

Weegy: A. I am a rock. Is an example of metaphor.
taben29|Points 777|

User: The phrase "mid-May" is an example of A. assonance. B. consonance. C. metaphor. D. alliteration.

Weegy: Consonance A common type of near rhyme that consists of identical consonant sounds preceded by different vowel sounds: home, same; worth, breath. See also rhyme. ex. He struck a streak of bad luck (struck, streak, luck).
Balqueen|Points 71|

User: Scan this line from Cowley's poem: "its hills bent low within my reach." How many feet does this line contain? A. 4 B. 5 C. 6 D. 7

Weegy: 4 D.
ANGEEELICA|Points 7867|

User: The rhyme scheme of Shakespeare' s sonnets is A. AABB CCDD EEFF GG. B. ABAB CDCD EFEF GG. C. ABCD ABCD ABCD GG. D. ABBA CDDC EFFE GG.

Weegy: The rhyme scheme of Shakespeare' s sonnets is: B. ABAB CDCD EFEF GG.
andrewpallarca|Points 21382|

User: The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a couplet. B. a simile. C. alliteration. D. a metaphor.

Weegy: C. a simile. The poet is saying that he is as lonely as a sole cloud in a huge sky.
migzptz|Points 7515|

User: Who are the "fools" mentioned in the poem "Trees"? A. Poets B. Robins C. Trees D. Gods

User: Which line best illustrates alliteration? A. Precision slices narrow corridors of contentment B. Thus Henry wrested gain from despair C. Cluck and pluck gave Hattie luck D. And sings a solitary song

Weegy: B. And sings a solitary song.
eturker|Points 2893|

User: Values of a Romantic poet include A. nature and individualism. B. community and civilization. C. order and authority. D. law and tradition.

User: Values of a Romantic poet include A. nature and individualism. B. community and civilization. C. order and authority. D. law and tradition.

User: Which one of the poems you've read uses the words floats, fluttering, and dancing? A. "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds" B. "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" C. "The Long Voyage" D. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"

Weegy: B. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
jeifunk|Points 9600|

User: When a poet wishes to use figurative language, he or she will use words that are A. only connotative. B. ambiguous. C. both connotative and denotative. D. only denotative.

Weegy: When a poet wishes to use figurative language, he or she will use words that are both connotative and denotative.
jeifunk|Points 9600|

User: Foam brightens like the dogwood now" is an example of A. alliteration. B. a metaphor. C. a simile. D. consonance.

User: Which one of the following lines best illustrates personification? A. The fog comes on little cat feet. B. A narrow wind complains all day. C. She floated graceful as a dove. D. Spring is a dream unsung.

Weegy: C. A narrow wind complains all day.
debnjerry|Points 46618|

User: Which one of the poems you've read has the rhyme scheme AA BB CC . . . ? A. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" B. "The Long Voyage" C. "Trees" D. "Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds

Weegy: C. "The Long Voyage"
uxiali|Points 1567|

User: definition of formal poetry is verse that A. is written in blank verse. B. sticks to certain traditional patterns. C. has no rhyme scheme. D. uses figurative language.

User: Which of these lines contains a metaphor? A. She offered him a hundred-watt smile. B. Like unto death was her countenance. C. Now is your final hour. D. You are like a sun to me.

Weegy: A. She offered him a hundred-watt smile.
jamiekins228|Points 60|

User: Which one of the following poems depends heavily on the use of allusion for effect? A. "Grass" B. "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" C. "God's Grandeur" D. "Death, Be Not Proud"

Weegy: D. "God's Grandeur
tjdcet|Points 361|

User: Which one of the following lines is written in iambic pentameter? A. "I lift my lamp beside the golden door" B. "When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me" C. "And sorry I could not travel both" D. "Not that the pines are darker there"

Weegy: D. "I lift my lamp beside the golden door" is written in iambic pentameter. ..............
sujaysen|Points 4152|

User: The theme of Sandburg's poem "Grass" is A. forgetfulness. B. peace. C. freedom. D. war.

Weegy: The theme of Sandburg's poem "Grass"B. war
corymow|Points 60|

User: The form of the poem "God's Grandeur" is that of A. blank verse. B. an English sonnet. C. an Italian sonnet. D. a villanelle.

Weegy: A. an Italian sonnet.
Bubbles|Points 8148|

User: theological argument offered by Donne in "Death Be Not Proud" may be summarized as A. the human essence is immortal. B. death cannot be overcome. C. life is illusion. D. chance and fate rule all.

Weegy: C. chance and fate rule all.
Fanboy|Points 2821|

User: Which one of the following poems is written in free verse? A. "God's Grandeur" B. "Death, Be Not Proud" C. "Grass" D. "There Is No Frigate Like a Book

Weegy: The answer is C. Grass.
xziena027|Points 55|

User: In the poem "God's Grandeur," the phrase "nor can foot feel, being shod" means A. the poet can sense God from head to toe. B. humans are out of touch with nature. C. the earth is home for humans. D. God cures all pain.

Weegy: D. The landscape in its natural state reflects God as its creator; but industry and the prioritization of the economic over the spiritual have transformed the landscape, [ and robbed humans of their sensitivity to the those few beauties of nature still left. The shoes people wear sever the physical connection between our feet and the earth they walk on, symbolizing an ever-increasing spiritual alienation from nature. ]
Butterflybaby|Points 1048|

User: What type of poem is "Death, Be Not Proud"? A. Narrative B. Reflective C. Descriptive D. Discursive

Weegy: Death, Be Not Proud is C. Reflective
MrG|Points 3752|

User: Who is the speaker in Sandburg's "Grass"? A. A passenger B. The grass C. A conductor D. Napoleon

Weegy: The speaker in Sandburg's "grass" is B) The Grass
innersource|Points 7255|

User: In the last line of "God's Grandeur," we see an unusual and complicated use of A. consonance. B. assonance. C. repetition. D. alliteration

Weegy: C. alliteration
justpretty|Points 1771|

User: In "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," Dylan Thomas's phrase "wild men" describes A. those who celebrate life. B. people who deny death. C. people who embrace death. D. those who trade dignity for madness

Weegy: C. people who embrace death
hatuti|Points 354|

User: In "The New Colossus," the Statue of Liberty is compared to a/an A. door. B. European queen. C. mother. D. immigrant.

Weegy: C. a mother.
bobthebob134|Points 0|

User: Which one of the following elements is characteristic of the poem "Richard Cory"? A. Blank verse B. Lack of rhyme scheme C. Surprise ending D. Sonnet form

User: villanelle is A. a formal poem using extensive repetition. B. a narrative poem written in blank verse. C. a type of complex sonnet. D. a favorite technique of John Donne.

User: villanelle is A. a formal poem using extensive repetition. B. a narrative poem written in blank verse. C. a type of complex sonnet. D. a favorite technique of John Donne.

User: The theme of the poem "Richard Cory" is that A. money can't buy love. B. Richard Cory was a victim of fate. C. a person's inner reality is often hidden. D. surface glitter may be fool's gold.

Weegy: Richard Cory was a victim of fate.
dclark|Points 60|

User: Beyond tone, a poet's attitude toward his or her subject reveals to us a poem's A. structure. B. theme. C. subject. D. diction.

Weegy: Answer is A. Diction
bettyboop|Points 3456|

User: Hopkins's use of "seared," "bleared," and "smeared" is an example of A. metaphor. B. alliteration. C. assonance. D. simile.

Weegy: The answer is B. Assonance. Assonance is when words rhyme, which is in this case.
nexie10|Points 23|

User: "Death, Be Not Proud," what two things does Donne say give pleasure? A. Rest and sleep B. Life and death C. God and salvation D. Nature and travel

Weegy: In "Death, Be Not Proud," two things Donne says that give pleasure is life and death.
wisbest|Points 2295|

User: To paraphrase a poem means to A. summarize its theme. B. determine the rhyme scheme. C. analyze the meter. D. rewrite it in one's own words.

Weegy: To paraphrase a poem means to: C. rewrite it in one's own words.
debnjerry|Points 46618|

User: Which poet, who seems be using iambic pentameter, bends the meter most? A. Gerard Manley Hopkins B. Emma Lazarus C. Emily Dickinson D. John Donne

Weegy: C. Gerard Manley Hopkins seems be using iambic pentameter, bends the meter most. .............
sujaysen|Points 4152|

User: Thoreau's night in jail for tax delinquency resulted specifically from A. his revulsion and disgust over the U.S. invasion of Mexico. B. having moved his place of residence from Concord to Walden Pond. C. a decision to act on his belief that least government was best government. D. the publication of his work Civil Disobedience.

Weegy: Thoreau's night in jail for tax delinquency resulted specifically from A. his revulsion and disgust over the U.S. invasion of Mexico.[smile]
Mayang30|Points 780|

User: Tecumseh's "Let the white race perish" speech is A. an appeal to the emotions of his listeners. B. a logical list of reasons why the whites should be resisted. C. a plea to the people's reason. D. a satire on the white race and its traditions

Weegy: A. an appeal to the emotions of his listeners. Tecumseh's "Let the white race perish" speech is an appeal to the emotions of his listeners.
eturker|Points 2893|

User: When Chief Seattle refers several times to the angry young men in his tribe, he's A. trying to convince his audience to be more peaceable. B. urging his audience to unite against the whites. C. making veiled threats. D. blaming the tribal leaders.

Weegy: When Chief Seattle refers several times to the angry young men in his tribe, he's : A. making veiled threats
b.mpineda|Points 30|

User: Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction, which statement is most accurate? A. Literary fiction does little except inform and specify. B. Writers of nonfiction have no need to express passionate opinion. C. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in time and space. D. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the facts

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